WEST LAFAYETTE -- A balanced scoring attack propelled the Ridgewood High Lady Generals past visiting Tri-Valley by a 52-30 final score on Monday night in non-league action.
The Lady Generals were led by senior Kaitlyn Finton with a triple-double performance with 18 points, 11 rebounds and a whopping 10 blocked shots. Junior Audrey Tingle added double figure support with 10 points and also handing out eight assists with senior Morgan McDorman chipping in with nine points and sophomore Erinn Buchanan finishing with eight markers for RHS.
Amber Bash paced the Lady Scotties with 14 points in the road loss.
Indian Valley 41
URICHSVILLE -- After trailing by just one point heading into the fourth quarter, Indian Valley High lost any chance they had at a road win by giving up 21 points in the final eight minutes of play to fall 53-41 to Claymont High on Monday.
The game was knotted at 13 through one period of play but Claymont bucketed 12 points in the second and held IVHS to seven points to grab a 25-20 halftime lead.
The third period belonged to Indian Valley as the Lady Braves outscored the Lady Mustangs 11-7 to climb within one point at 32-31.
In the fourt, the Lady Braves collapsed. They collected just 10 points, while CHS poured in 21 fourth quarter points to leave no doubt in the 12 point win.
Courtney Mizer kept the Lady Braves alive in this one with 15 points with Alisha Garbrandt following with nine points, all from behind the arc.
Kiarra Rakestraw gathered up 11 boards for IVHS to go along with six points, while teammate Brianna Stephens also netted six points in the loss.
Destine Barber tallied 15 points in the Lady Mustangs win.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Host Ridgewood High placed five players in double figures to roll past Strasburg High by a lopsided 79-25 final score in Inter-Valley Conference girls basketball action on Wednesday evening.
RHS jumped in front by a 22-9 lead after the opening quarter of play and maintained control the rest of the way for the home court victory.
Junior Audrey Tingle led the Lady Generals (5-2, 3-2 IVC) with a game-high 21 point effort and also added seven rebounds with seven assists and collected 10 steals for a busy night's work. Junior Autumn Brown contributed 14 points with senior Kaitlyn Finton right behind with 13 and senior Eliza Haynes adding 11 markers. Senior Morgan McDorman and sophomore Erinn Buchanan each chipped in with 10 points each for RHS.
Strasburg (2-4, 2-4 IVC) was led by Lauren Allensworth with 11 points in the IVC road loss.
East Canton 54,
EAST CANTON -- Led by Savannah Yacklin's 23 point effort the East Canton Wizards rolled to a 54-23 Inter-Valley Conference win over the visiting Newcomerstown Trojans Wednesday.
East Canton jumped in front the opening quarter (11-7) and never relinquished the lead. The Wizards posted a 18-6 scoring edge the second round to take a commanding 29-13 lead to the halftime intermission.
Things didn't get any better for the Lady Trojans the second half as East Canton won the third round by a 10-6 count and the capped off the night with a 15-4 scoring edge the final eight minutes to provide the 54-23 final.
East Canton (2-6, 2-3 IVC) made good on 16 field goal attempts and added 16 points from the foul line. Following Yacklin in scoring was Reichard with nine points and Sarah Grieson added seven.
Newcomerstown (0-6, 0-5 IVC) converted on 10 floor shots and tacked on two free throws. Karlee Peach led the Lady Trojans in scoring with eight points with Brittney Lowry adding six. Newcomerstown had 26 rebounds with Peach pulling down nine. The visitors turned the ball over 14 times.
Indian Valley 48
GNADENHUTTEN -- Visiting Manchester High used a second quarter to rally past Indian Valley High in PAC-7 girls basketball action on Saturday.
The Lady Braves held a 18-13 lead after the opening quarter if play before Manchester rallied to take a 35-30 halftime lead by out scoring IV 22-12 in the second stanza.
Courtney Mizer lead Indian Valley with 10 points, while Kiarra Rakestraw and Alisha Garbrandt each chipped in with eight markers.
Manchester was paced by Grier Cowles with a game-high 17 point effort with Jordan Campbell right behind with 16 and Mackenzie Ferguson added 12 points.
NEWCOMERSTOWN -- Visiting Ridgewood High raced to a 20-2 first quarter lead and never looked back in scoring a 64-21 victory over rival Newcomerstown on Saturday.
The Lady Generals continued to build their lead in the second period, using a 21-9 edge to open a 41-11 halftime spread. A 16-5 surge in the third period pushed Ridgewood's lead to 57-16 after three rounds.
Ridgewood displayed excellent scoring balance with Autumn Brown collecting 14 points; Morgan McDorman netting 13; Kaitlyn Finton getting 12; Eliza Haynes tossing in 10 and Audrey Tingle adding nine.
For Newcomersotwn (0-7, 0-6 IVC), Brittney Lowry scored seven and Susanna Hall added six.
Newcomerstown had 19 rebounds, led by Karlee Peach with four, and 21 turnovers.