AKRON The Lady Braves fell to the undefeated Lady Panthers on Wednesday in a PAC-7 contest, 71-47.
Manchester (9-0, 6-0 PAC) led from start to finish, taking a 16-10 first quarter lead, then using a 17-13 second period advantage to stretch the margin to 10 points by halftime 33-23. The Lady Panthers came out strong in the third stanza, 24-11, to put the game firmly in control. The hosts led 57-34 as the fourth quarter began. They won that period also by a 14-13 count.
Emily Baker knocked down 15 points to lead Indian Valley (1-8, 0-6 PAC). Paige Saho scored eight points to go with nine rebounds; Katie Shamel finished with seven points and Sydney Kandray had six.
Noble led the Lady Panthers with 20 points.
Manchester won the reserve game, 46-23.
Indian Valley 10 13 11 13 - 47
Manchester 16 17 24 14 - 71
Ridgewood 49, Central Catholic 34
NEW PHILADELPHIA The Lady Generals poured on the defense to score a 49-34 win over the Lady Saints last Wednesday in an Inter-Valley Conference game.
Ridgewood (5-2, 5-1 IVC) eased out to an 11-7 first quarter lead and bumped it to 25-14 by halftime. An 11-5 run for the Lady Generals put them firmly in command at 36-19 as the final eight minutes began. The Lady Saints took the last quarter, 15-13.
Sophomore Laura Frazee led the Ridgewood charge with 16 points and eight rebounds. Kayla Tedrick came through with 14 points while Alaynee Wright added seven.
The Lady Saints (2-6) were led by Briana Nedigs 14 points and nine rebounds.
Ridgewood had a slight edge in rebounds, 23-22, and committed 13 turnovers compared to 18 for Central Catholic.
No reserve game was played.
Ridgewood 11 14 11 13 - 49
Central Catholic 7 7 5 15 - 34
Triway 66, Indian Valley 46
GNADENHUTTEN The Lady Braves suffered a 66-46 setback to the Lady Titans last Wednesday in a PAC-7 match-up.
Triway blasted out to a 22-9 first quarter lead. The pace slowed in the second period as the Lady Titans inched their lead to 36-22 by halftime. A14-6 Lady Titan run in the third quarter put the game at 50-28 as the fourth quarter began. The Lady Braves captured the last stanza, 18-16.
Indian Valley (1-7, 0-5 PAC) got 16 points from Emily Baker and nine from Katie Shamel. Courtney Emler and Paige Saho came through with seven apiece while Holly Robinson added five points. Saho led the team with five rebounds.
Triway was led by Lori Inkrotts double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Triway 22 14 14 16 - 66
Indian Valley 9 13 6 18 - 46
Hiland 70, Newcomerstown 32
The visiting Lady Hawks jumped out to a 16-6 first quarter lead and cruised to a 70-32 Inter-Valley Conference win over the host Lady Trojans last Wednesday.
Hiland followed the opening quarter with a 20-8 edge the second round to take a commanding 36-14 lead into halftime. Hiland kept the pressure on and rolled to a 15-4 scoring advantage the third frame to carry a 51-18 lead the final eight minutes.
Newcomerstown (2-6, 2-4 IVC) got a big outing from Allie Hinton who tallied 20 points, including three, three-pointers. Kori Conner followed with six points to go with 11 rebounds. The Lady Trojans were guilty of 33 turnovers against the Hiland pressure, and converted 9-of-38 floor attempts and 11-of-18 foul shots.
Hiland (6-0, 6-0 IVC) was led by Megan Halls 11 points and Regina Hochstetlers 10 markers.
The Lady Hawks also won the reserve game.
Hiland 16 20 15 19 - 70
Newcomerstown 6 8 4 14 - 32