Lady Generals fall to Tusky Valley, 43-30

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Tusky Valley 43,

Ridgewood 30

WEST LAFAYETTE -- In a non-conference clash Monday, it was the visiting Tusky Valley Trojans posting a 43-30 win over the host Ridgewood Lady Generals.

Tusky Valley (7-7) was led by three players scoring in double digits with Kaitlynn Dunlap pouring in 15 followed by Cori Morris with 13 points and Lauren Wisengarber with 11 counters.

The Lady Generals fall to 7-5 on the season and was led in scoring by Amanda Lowery with 10 points with Kelsey Miller following closely with nine.

In the preliminary reserve contest, Tusky Valley made it a clean sweep with a 26-22 victory. Kelsey Haas paced the young Lady Trojans with 12 points, while Samantha Wilson tallied five for the Ridgewood junior varsity.

Tuslaw 44,

Indian Valley 42 (OT)

MASSILLON--Stepping back into PAC play, the Indian Valley Lady Braves dropped a 44-42 overtime decision at Tuslaw on Wednesday.

Indian Valley trailed 31-25 after three, but mounted an 11-5 comeback in the fourth to knot the score at 36-36 and force the extra session.

Tuslaw claimed the win with a slim 8-6 margin in OT.

Three Lady Braves dented double figures with Sydney Kandray leading all players with a dozen. Teammates Paige Saho and Emily Baker added 11 and 10, respectively. Poor field goal shooting doomed the IV girls as they finished just 17-of-49 from the floor. They also were guilty of 16 turnovers.

Tuslaw had no players in double figures, but Alyssa Coffman and Bobbi Koons each tallied eight.

Dover 53,

Ridgewood 40

DOVER -- Ridgewood High took to the road on Wednesday night for non-league action at Dover High, and the Lady Generals returned home with a 53-40 setback.

A late game RHS rally attempt came up short, but coach Doug Patterson praised his charges' effort.

"We fought back really hard tonight," Patterson explained. "We were able to cut down the lead, but just couldn't get the breaks late we needed. But the girls worked really hard and I'm proud of their effort."

Amanda Lowery led Ridgewood (7-6) with 15 points, while senior Kelsey Miller finsihed with a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Laura Frazee chipped in with eight rebounds for RHS, and Baylee Haynes recorded four steals.

Dover (4-10) was paced by the duo of Oliva Belnap and Marie Monaco with 16 points each.

Claymont 66,

Newcomerstown 43

UHRICHSVILLE -- A big second quarter by host Claymont High was the key to a 66-43 victory over the Newcomerstown High Lady Trojans in non-league action on Wednesday night.

Senior Allie Hinton pumped in 10 of her game-high 28 points in the first period to give the Lady Trojans the early 10-9 advantage after one quarter.

But in the second stanza, the Lady Mustangs bolted into the lead with a 17-5 scoring edge to snare the 26-15 halftime lead. NHS closed the gap in the third period to 37-30, before Claymont rolled to the win with a huge 29-13 edge in the fourth quarter for the victory.

In addition to Hinton's huge night, freshmen Karlee Peach added five points and Molly Popadak finished with three for the Lady Trojans (2-13).

Claymont (2-13) was paced by Madison Stubbins with 15 points, while Kim Simmerman added 13 for the winners. Kate Bonifay and Caitlyn Clarke each finished with 12 markers for the Lady Mustangs,

Ridgewood 77,

Newcomerstown 37

WEST LAFAYETTE -- With double digit scoring in each of the four quarters and four players scoring in double figures, the host Ridgewood Lady Generals handed the visiting Newcomerstown Lady Trojans a 77-37 defeat in Inter-Valley Conference play Saturday.

The Lady Generals wasted no time is setting the tone with a 24-9 scoring edge the opening frame, then added to the advantage the second round out scoring the Lady Trojans 18-7 to take a commanding 42-16 lead to the locker room at the half.

The onslaught continued following the intermission with Ridgewood (8-6, 6-3 IVC) posting a 17-9 edge the third to up the difference to 59-25 and then coasted to the 40-point win with a 18-12 scoring edge the final eight minutes.

Ridgewood converted on 31-of-58 floor shots and added 13-of-15 from the foul line. Kelsey Miller paced the Lady Generals scoring barrage with 21 points followed closely by Amanda Lowery with 20 markers. Laura Frazee followed with 14 points and Emily McCoy rounded out the double-figure scorers with 11 points.

Erica Olinger handed out four of the 11 assists and Miller collected five of the team's 16 steals as the Lady Generals were guilty of 16 turnovers.

Newcomerstown (2-13, 1-8 IVC) was only able to sink 11-of-44 field goal attempts and tacked on 10-of-15 from the charity stripe. Allie Hinton led the Lady Trojans with 19 points and Lexi Montgomery added seven for the visitors who committed 19 turnovers.

The Lady Generals also dominated the rebounding statistics with a 29-15 difference with Miller completing the double-double with 12 boards. Hinton paced Newcomerstown on the glass with five caroms.

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