Indian Valley 53,
Sandy Valley 24
GNADENHUTTEN -- Host Indian Valley parlayed a huge second quarter to post a 53-24 home court victory over Sandy Valley on Monday evening.
Trailing by a 9-5 margin after the first quarter, the Lady Braves rallied with a 20-0 scoring edge in the second stanza to take control by a 25-9 lead at the intermission.
Indian Valley then outscored the Lady Cardinals by a 28-15 margin in the second half of play for the win.
Kitanna Rakestraw led Indian Valley with a game-high 13 points with double figure help coming from Megan Baker with 12 and Alisha Garbrandt with 11 markers. Liarra Rakestraw chipped in with eight points and six rebounds for the Lady Braves. Baker pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Braves off the glass in the victory.
Kayla Campbell led Sandy Valley with seven points, while Alyssa Sickafoose finished with five.
Sandy Valley 18
MAGNOLIA -- With four players scoring in double figures, the visiting Ridgewood Lady Generals had an easy time Wednesday routing the host Sandy Valley Lady Cardinal 61-18 in Inter-Valley Conference play.
The Lady Generals raced out to a 18-5 lead the opening quarter and added a 14-2 scoring advantage the second round to take a commanding 32-7 lead to the locker room at the halftime intermission.
Following the break, the onslaught continued with Ridgewood ripping off a 18-5 scoring edge the third frame and capping the night in the final eight minutes by out scoring the Lady Cardinals 11-6 to provide the lopsided 61-18 final.
Ridgewood connected on 23 field goals on 59 attempts for 38.9 percent, including three treys and added 12-of-18 from the foul line. Audrey Tingle led the scoring parade with 13 points followed closely by Kaitlyn Finton with 12, Morgan McDorman with 11 and Eliza Haynes rounded out the double-digit quartet with 10 points. Autumn Brown chipped in with eight points and Erinn Buchanan added seven counters.
Finton completed a double-double with 10 rebounds and also blocked three shots as the Lady Generals swept the glass for 29 boards. Tingle had seven of the 24 steals and dished out eight of the 14 assists. Haynes added six steals to go with a pair of blocked shots and Buchanan had three assists while pulling down five rebounds. Ridgewood was guilty of 15 turnovers.
Sandy Valley cashed in only eight field goal attempts including a triple by Kayla Campbell who led the Lady Cardinals with seven points. The host converted just 1-of-4 charity toss chances. Alexis Crone followed with six points.
Newcomerstown 20 (OT)
NEWCOMERSTOWN -- It took an extra four minutes, but the visiting Strasburg Lady Tigers outscored the host Newcomerstown Lady Trojans 3-1 in overtime to escape with a 22-20 Inter-Valley Conference win on Wednesday.
The score was knotted at 5-5 following the initial quarter and Strasburg forged a narrow one-point lead by halftime with a 7-6 scoring edge in the second frame. The Lady Tigers added to the lead in the third round with another 7-6 scoring advantage, but went scoreless in the final eight minutes as Newcomerstown connected for two points to knot the score at 19-all at the end of regulation time.
Karlee Peach paced Newcomerstown with seven points and nine rebounds, with Susannah Hall adding five points and two assists. Brittney Lowry added two points and had two steals. The Lady Trojans pulled down 27 rebounds and committed 18 turnovers.
Maria McGrath paced Strasburg with seven points and Schupbach added four.
Indian Valley 45
WOOSTER -- After turning in a strong first half, the Indian Valley Lady Braves surrendered a four-point halftime lead and fell to host Triway High in Princiapals Athletic Conference action on Saturday, by a score of 57-45.
Indian Valley (1-2, 0-1 PAC) secured a 22-17 lead after one quarter of play and maintained the lead at halftime 36-32, despite being outscored 15-14 in the second period.
The second half was the Lady Braves downfall, as they struggled to get many buckets to fall.
In the third, the Lady Titans had the advantage by a 16-7 count, finally securing a 48-43 lead entering the fourth frame.
The fourth belonged to Triway (3-3, 1-1 PAC) as well, as they netted nine points and held IVHS to just two points to collect the 12 point win.
Leading Indian Valley in the loss was Alisha Garbrandt who generated 16 points and six rebounds.
Teammate Courtney Mizer finished with 12 points, while Megan Baker tallied 11 points and a team-high 11 boards.
Micah Findley paced Triway with 18 points, followed by Tanner Wirth with 14 points and five rebounds and Macie Wengerd who added nine points.