HARTVILLE -- Stephany Felton scored 17 points as Newcomerstown posted a 40-39 win over Lake Center Christian on Monday.
The Trojans blew out to a 16-6 first quarter lead and held to a 22-13 advantage by halftime. Lake Christian came back big in the third frame, outscoring the orange and black 16-3 to take a 29-25 lead as the fourth period began.
Newcomerstown (1-9) though would not be denied and mounted its own come back in the final eight minutes with a 15-10 burst for the final winning margin.
The Trojans were 16-of-42 from the field compared with Lake Christian's 14-of-49 showing.
Stephany Felton led the Lady Trojans with 17 points and seven rebounds. Chelsea Fenton came through with 10 points and seven rebounds while Erica Roberts totaled six points.
Mary Miller led Lake Center with 12 points, followed by Amanda Troyer with 10 markers.
Lake Center won the reserve game, 29-23.
Gibson 2-0-5, Felton 6-3-17, Fenton 4-2-10, Roberts 3-0-6, Conner 1-1-2. Totals: 16-5-40.
Lake Center 39
Troyer 4-0-10, Moyer 1-4-6, Lowe 1-0-2, Miller 4-1-12, McCune 1-0-2, Guyer 3-1-7. Totals: 14-6-39.
Newcomerstown 16 6 3 15 - 40
Lake Center 6 7 16 10 - 39
3-point goals: N - Felton 2; Gibson 1. L - Miller 3; Troyer 2.
Ridgewood beats Dover
DOVER -- Ridgewood scored a 59-53 victory over Dover on Monday in non-conference hoop action. The game was a make-up for last Saturday's weather cancelled contest.
The Generals converted a whopping 18 of 27 free throws in the fourth period to secure the win.
After spotting Dover a 15-14 first quarter advantage, Ridgewood came back to knot the game at halftime, 21-21.
Full-court pressure by the Generals in the second half threw the Tornadoes off balance as the orange and black won the third frame, 12-9, for a 33-30 lead as the final eight minutes began. The fourth quarter was also won by Ridgewood, 23-20.
Freshman Kayla Tedrick paced the Generals (8-3) with 13 points, including a 9-for-9 performance at the foul line in the fourth period. Ashley Patterson cashed in 10 tallies. Courtney Babcock came through with eight points, including five free throws in the critical fourth quarter stretch.
The Generals finished 18-of-40 (45 percent) from the floor.
Emily Mills was top scorer for the Tornadoes (8-4) with 16 points. Katie Breyer added 12 and Ashlee Alsept tacked on 11. Dover was 18-of-33 from the field and 11-of-14 at the stripe.
Ridgewood won the battle of the boards, 21-18. Babcock led the orange and black with five while Breyer and Alsept grabbed five apiece for Dover.
The Generals committed 17 turnovers compared to 25 for the Tornadoes.
Dover won the reserve game 27-21. Alaynee Wright had 12 points for the Generals.
McDorman 1-2-4, Babcock 1-6-8, Vaiea 1-0-3, Tedrick 2-9-13, Nagle 4-1-9, Patterson 4-0-10, Powers 3-1-7, Moyer 2-0-4, Emig 0-1-1. Totals: 18-20-59.
E. Mills 4-4-16, Golec 1-2-4, Alsept 5-1-11, Breyer 4-3-12, S. Milles 2-1-6, Straub 1-0-2, Lyns 1-0-2. Totals: 18-11-53.
Ridgewood 14 7 12 23 - 59
Dover 15 6 9 20 - 53
3-point goals: R - Patterson 2; Vaiea 1. D - E. Mills 4; Breyer, S. Mills 1.
Garaway's power defeats Nc'town
SUGARCREEK -- Utilizing a strong first half, Garaway jumped in front and never looked back in posting a 38-14 Inter-Valley Conference win over visiting Newcomerstown on Wednesday.
Garaway (7-4, 6-2 IVC) outscored the Trojans 12-5 the opening quarter and added seven to the difference in the second round with a 14-7 scoring edge for a 26-12 halftime advantage.
Scoring by both teams was at a premium the second half with the Pirates scoring only six in each of the final two frames. The hosts held Newcomerstown scoreless in the third and allowed the Trojans just two points in the last eight minutes for the 38-14 final.
Newcomerstown (2-10, 1-8 IVC) connected on 6-of-21 shots for 28.5 percent and added 1-of-2 from the foul line. Stephany Felton led the way with nine points while Erica Roberts added three and Kori Conner the final two. The Trojans turned the ball over 18 times and Felton grabbed four of the team's 17 rebounds.
Garaway hit 18-of-35 floor shots and tacked on 2-of-5 from the charity stripe. Kenzie Kaufman paced the Pirates with 10 points, with Kristen Troyer adding eight and Andi Kettlewell six.
The Pirates won the reserve game, 50-18.
Schlarb 1-0-2, Miller 1-0-2, Kettlewell 3-0-6, Troyer 3-2-8, Seilhamer 2-0-4, Slemmer 2-0-4, Bardall 1-0-2, Kaufman 5-0-10. Totals: 18-2-38.
Gibson 0-0-0, Felton 4-1-9, Roberts 1-1-3, Connor 1-0-2. Totals: 6-1-14.
Newcomerstown 5 7 0 2 - 14
Garaway 12 14 6 6 - 38
3-point goals: N - Felton 1.
Hiland continues to win
BERLIN -- Hiland steamrolled Ridgewood on Wednesday, 72-36, to stay on top of the IVC without a league loss.
The Generals played the Division IV number one team tough in the first quarter with both teams scoring 14 points. But Hiland pulled away with an 18-7 burst in the second period to go up 32-21 by halftime.
A 25-12 scoring blast in the third frame in the Hawk's favor put the total at 57-33 as the final eight minutes began. Ridgewood won that time period, 20-11.
Ashley Patterson was top scorer for the Generals (8-4, 5-3 IVC) with 12 points. Kayla Tedrick added seven points while Mindy McDorman came through with six tallies and three steals.
Katelyn Stuckey led the Hawks (10-1, 8-0 IVC) with 19 points and eight rebounds. Karli Mast added 12 while Hilary Weaver tacked on 11 markers.
Ridgewood, who turned the ball over 27 times, was 14-of-40 from the field and 7-of-13 from the foul line. Hiland made 26-of-59 from the floor and 15-of-27 from the stripe.
The Hawks won the reserve game, 34-24.
McDorman 1-4-6, Babcock 0-0-0, Vaiea 1-1-3, Tedrick 3-1-7, Nagle 1-0-2, Patterson 6-0-12, Powers 2-0-5, Moyer 0-1-1, Emig 0-0-0. Totals: 14-7-36.
Yoder 3-0-7, M. Miller 1-3-6, R. Miller 1-0-2, K. Mast 5-0-12, Mi. Mast 1-0-2, H. Weaver 4-3-11, My. Mast 3-1-8, Stuckey 6-7-19, Schrock 1-0-2. Totals: 26-15-72.
Ridgewood 14 7 12 20 - 59
Hiland 14 18 25 11 - 72
3-point goals: R - Powers 1. H - K. Mast 2; Yoder, M. Miller, My. Mast 1.
IV falls to TV
GNADENHUTTEN -- Indian Valley raced out to a 17-7 first quarter lead but scored only 20 the rest of the game as they fell to Tusky Valley on Thursday, 57-37, in Principals Athletic Conference action.
The Trojans (10-4, 7-3 PAC) came roaring back in the second frame to capture it 18-6 and assume a 25-23 halftime lead. The Braves could only muster five points in the third quarter while Tusky Valley added another 16 for a 41-28 score as the final frame began.
A 16-9 run in favor of the Trojans brought the game to its final score.
Danielle Ridgeway paced Indian Valley (4-9, 3-6 PAC) with 12 points. The Braves made 13-of-41 from the floor and 9-of-16 from the line.
Sarah Brown led Tusky Valley with 18 points while Sara Tucker added 13.
The Trojans were 18-of-50 from the field and 17-of-21 from the stripe.
Indian Valley turned the ball over 23 times compared to 14 for Tusky Valley.
The Trojans won the reserve game, 32-18.
Tusky Valley 57
Browns 5-5-18, Tucker 5-2-13, Watson 3-1-7, M. Ricketts 1-3-5, Higle 1-2-4, P. Ricketts 1-2-4, Gamber 1-0-2, Maxwell 1-0-2, Davis 0-2-2. Totals: 18-17-57.
Indian Valley 37
Ridgeway 5-2-12, K. Bond 2-2-8, Henderson 2-2-6, Winkler 2-1-5, McMillen 2-1-5, S. Bond 0-1-1, Malterer 0-0-0, Garbrandt 0-0-0. Totals: 13-9-37.
Tusky Valley 7 18 16 16 - 57
Indian Valley 17 6 5 9 - 37
3-point goals: IV - K. Bond 2. TV - Brown 3; Tucker 1.
Generals lose to Strasburg
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Ridgewood kept battling back but eventually fell short as the Generals lost a 41-38 Inter-Valley Conference battle to Strasburg on Friday. The game was a make-up for an earlier postponement due to weather.
The Tigers (10-3, 7-2 IVC) shot out to a 10-5 first quarter lead and had it chopped to two points, 20-18, at halftime as the Generals made a comeback. Despite shooting only 5-of-25 in the first half, Ridgewood was still very much in the game thanks to a defensive effort that forced 11 Tiger turnovers.
Strasburg ruled the third period, 11-4. The Generals did not make a field goal the entire quarter and the score stood 31-22 as the fourth frame began.
Ridgewood (8-5, 5-4 IVC) made another comeback in the final eight minutes, 16-10, holding the Tigers scoreless in the first four minutes of the quarter. But Ashley Patterson's 3-pointer at the end of the game that would have tied the contest rolled in and out of the basket.
Patterson paced the Generals with 12 points while Steffinee Powers was close behind with 10, all scored in the final quarter. Maggie Nagle chipped in seven points.
Carly Clark led the Tigers with game-high totals of 16 points and 23 rebounds as the Tigers dominated the boards with an overwhelming 46-20 edge. Santana Bonifant added seven points and 10 rebounds.
Strasburg won the reserve game, 40-28. Kelsey Gosser had eight points for the Generals.
Bonifant 3-1-7, Clark 7-2-16, Hayden 2-0-4, Em. Meese 1-3-6, Er. Meese 1-0-2, Shetler 0-0-0, Sibley 1-3-6. Totals: 15-9-41.
Babcock 1-3-5, McDorman 0-0-0, Moyer 0-1-1, Nagle 3-1-7, Patterson 3-4-12, Powers 3-3-10, Tedrick 1-1-3, Vaiea 0-0-0. Totals: 11-13-38
Strasburg 10 10 11 10 - 41
Ridgewood 5 13 4 16 - 38
3-point goals: R - Patterson 2; Powers 1. S - Em. Meese, Sibley 1.
Strasburg defeats Nc'town
STRASBURG -- Strasburg handed visiting Newcomerstown a 40-29 defeat on Saturday in an Inter-Valley Conference match-up. It was the Tigers eighth win in a row.
Strasburg blew out to a 16-4 first quarter lead only to watch the Trojans come storming back and take the second frame, 12-2, making the halftime score 18-16 in favor of the hosts.
The Tigers (11-3, 8-2 IVC) used a 12-6 third quarter advantage to go up 30-22 as the final frame began. They then outscored their guests 10-7 in the last eight minutes of play.
Steph Felton scored 12 points to lead Newcomerstown (1-11, 1-9 IVC). Erica Roberts contributed six points.
Emily Meese was tops for Strasburg with 12 points while Santana Bonifant added 10. Carly Clark led the Tigers with nine rebounds.
Strasburg won the reserve game, 45-13.
Bonifant 5-0-10, Er. Meese 2-1-5, Shetler 0-1-1, Hayden 0-4-4, Clark 4-0-8, Em. Meese 6-0-12. Totals: 17-6-40.
Gibson 1-0-3, S. Felton 5-2-12, Roberts 3-0-6, Fenton 1-1-3, C. Felton 1-0-2 Connor 0-3-3. Totals: 11-6-29.
Newcomerstown 4 12 6 7 - 29
Strasburg 16 2 12 10 - 40
3-point goals: N - Gibson 1.
Ridgewood beats IVC foe
LEESVILLE -- Ridgewood put on a solid performance to come away with a 59-45 Inter-Valley Conference win over Conotton Valley on Saturday.
The Generals (9-5, 6-4 IVC) racked up an 18-7 advantage in the first quarter and extended their lead to 33-12 by halftime. The green and white outscored Ridgewood 15-13 in the third frame to close the lead to 46-27. An 18-13 fourth quarter total in favor of Conotton Valley closed out scoring.
Ashley Patterson led the General charge with 13 points. Teammates Mindy McDorman and came through with 11 markers apiece.
Abby Gooding led the Rockets (4-7, 3-6 IVC) with 25 points and 11 rebounds.
Ridgewood converted 22-of-57 from the field and 11-of-16 from the line. Conotton Valley made 17-of-48 from the floor and 10-of-17 at the stripe.
The Generals committed 26 turnovers compared to 34 for the Rockets.
Ridgewood also won the reserve contest.
McDorman 4-3-11, Babcock 2-1-6, Vaiea 2-4-8, Tedrick 2-0-4, Nagle 2-0-4, Patterson 5-3-13, Powers 4-0-11, Moyer 1-0-2. Totals: 22-11-59.
Conotton Valley 45
Leggett 1-0-2, C. Gooding 4-1-9, A. Godding 9-6-25, Staniford 2-0-4, Hartsock 1-1-3, Duran 0-2-2. Totals: 17-10-45.
Ridgewood 18 15 13 13 - 59
Conotton Valley 7 5 15 18 - 45
3-point goals: R - Powers 3; Babcock 1.