A huge double-double of 20 points and 20 rebounds from Kori Connor and offensive firepower of 20 points from junior Allie Hinton, along with tough defense, helped the Lady Trojans defeat the visiting Lady Redskins 53-38 on Wednesday.
Newcomerstown (5-6) jumped ahead 20-12 following the first quarter, thanks to 11 points from Hinton.
Caldwells Ciarra Petry put in eight points for Caldwell in the first quarter.
In the second stanza, the Lady Trojan defense played impeccably, holding the Lady Redskins (4-8) to zero points.
Nine points from Conner helped the Orange and Black earn an 11-0 second quarter advantage, giving them a 31-12 lead at halftime. Conner came up big again in the third quarter, putting in seven points, as Newcomerstown outscored Caldwell 11-7.
Facing a 42-19 deficit at the start of the fourth quarter, Caldwells offense stepped up its game.
Hannah Jones put in all of her 11 points in the final quarter as the Lady Redskins picked up a 19-11 advantage.
Hinton finished the fourth quarter with seven points, four of which came from the foul line. In addition, Kaydi Dodd added six points while Taylor Postel had five.
Overall, the Lady Trojans finished 13 of 15 from the foul line. They led in rebounds 37-23 while committing only seven turnovers compared to 13 for the Caldwell, who was led by Tiltons 12 points.
The Lady Redskins won the reserve game.
Caldwell 12 0 7 19 - 38
Newcomerstown 20 11 11 11 - 53
Indian Valley 39
GNADENHUTTEN The Lady Braves came up on the short end of a 48-39 decision to the Lady Trojans on Wednesday in PAC-7 action.
Timken led 9-6 after the first quarter and 17-14 at halftime. A 14-12 advantage put the Lady Trojans up 31-26 as the fourth quarter began. They also captured the final period by a 19-13 score.
Holly Robinson finished with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Indian Valley (1-11, 0-9 PAC).
Alahna Singleton led Timken (6-6, 4-4 PAC) with a game-high 24 points.
The Lady Braves won the reserve game, 34-15.
Timken 9 8 14 19 - 48
Indian Valley 6 8 12 13 - 39
Sandy Valley 47
MAGNOLIA The visiting Lady Trojans forged an early lead and was never headed as they notched a 52-47 Inter-Valley Conference win over the host Lady Cardinals on Saturday.
Newcomerstown got nine points from Allie Hinton in the opening quarter to jump in front 16-12, and then added an 11-6 advantage in the second round for a 27-18 halftime lead.
The Orange and Black remained in the lead following the intermission with a 16-13 third quarter and held off the Lady Cardinals who outscored their guests 16-9 in the fourth round to preserve the win.
Newcomerstown (4-6, 3-4 IVC) shot 40 percent from the field (20-of-50) and added 9-of-19 from the foul line.
Hinton paced the Lady Trojans with 20 points followed by Kori Conner with 16 markers.
Lexi Montgomery tacked on another seven.
The Lady Cardinals (1-9, 0-7 IVC) connected on 18-of-53 floor shots for 34 percent and tacked on 5-of-13 from the stripe. Mercedes Bowling led Sandy Valley and was the only player to reach double figures with 12 points.
Kelsey McCune led the Lady Trojans with 10 rebounds while Conner added five.
The Lady Cardinals won the reserve game, 35-19.
Newcomerstown 16 11 16 11 - 52
Sandy Valley 12 6 13 16 - 47
Ridgewood 31, Garaway 25
WEST LAFAYETTE The Lady Generals ended a long drought against the Lady Pirates as they scored a 31-25 victory over their rivals last Saturday.
Ridgewood head coach Doug Patterson noted that it had been since the late 1990s since his team had accomplished the feat, adding that strong defense won the game. The win upped the Lady Generals mark to 5-2 in the IVC (8-3 overall).
Despite a poor night of offense (9-of-32 from the floor, 13-of-30 from the foul line), the Lady Generals still prevailed as they allowed only 14 points in the first three quarters and 11 in the fourth.
Kayla Tedrick scored 14 points to lead the offense while Kelsey Miller just missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds.
Anya Misko paced Garaway (7-3, 4-3 IVC) with nine points.
Tusky Valley 54,
Indian Valley 39
BOLIVAR The Lady Trojans came away with a 54-39 PAC-7 win over the Lady Braves last Saturday.
Tusky Valley jumped to an early 11-7 lead but Indian Valley battled back to narrow the deficit to 19-17 by halftime. But the Lady Trojans came out strong in the second half, winning the quarters by counts of 21-11 and 14-11 to close out scoring.
Paige Saho paced the Lady Braves (1-10, 0-8 PAC) with nine pints while Courtney Emler added seven. Katie Shamel and Emily Baker each scored five points.
Natasha Tucke led Tusky Valley (5-5, 3-5 PAC) with 19 points as her team held a 21-9 edge at the foul line for the bulk of the scoring difference.
The Lady Trojans won the reserve game 34-12.
Indian Valley 7 10 11 11 - 39
Tusky Valley 11 8 21 14 - 54