Host Tri-Valley held off a late John Glenn surge to pick up a 54-42 victory in the Muskingum Valley League contest Saturday.
Katie Prince scored 15 of her game-high 23 points in the second quarter as the Scotties led 30-16 at the half. Deidre Prince scored 11 of her 13 in the second half to propel Tri-Valley (1-1, 1-2) to the win.
The Muskies cut the 14-point halftime deficit to three in the third, but couldn’t get any closer. Kerrie Dolick’s eight points led John Glenn (0-2, 0-3), and Moriah Carson added seven points, a team-high eight rebounds and three assists.
Katie Prince added nine rebounds and three steals, and Monica Crossley had eight rebounds and four assists for Tri-Valley, which was 20-of-41 from the floor and owned a 33-27 rebounding edge to overcome 19 turnovers.
John Glenn was 14-of-42 from the floor, 4-of-12 on 3s and had 22 turnovers.
John Glenn reserves won 33-31 as Tyler Bonner had 12 points. Kiersten Holdsworth’s 12 paced Tri-Valley.
* Philo 57, New Lexington 47: Corrie Burkhardt scored 21 points as the visiting Lady Electrics (1-0, 2-1) held off the Panthers (0-2, 2-2) in the MVL.
Philo held a slim 24-20 edge at halftime and started to pull away in the third before New Lexington cut the deficit to five. However, the Panthers failed to get closer.
Mallary Trout and Madisan Smith each added nine points for Philo.
Sydney Wycinski had 24 points to go with three steals to lead New Lexington, which shot less than 33 percent (15-of-48) and had 27 turnovers. Jorgie Finck had eight points, Kellie Pickrell scored seven, and Allie Russell had a team-high eight boards.
New Lexington took the reserve game 48-37 as Emily Bartholic had 15 points and Lauren Skillman 12. Philo was led by Reagan Tom with 11.
* Sheridan 55, West Muskingum 50: Autumn Hall had 20 points and four assists as the Lady Generals dropped the host Tornadoes in MVL action.
West Muskingum (0-2, 0-3) led 14-12 after the first quarter, but Sheridan took a 26-23 lead into the half and led 44-31 entering the fourth.
Devyn Hickman added 18 points and four assists, Taylor Gittings finished with 10 points and eight rebounds, and Gabby Johnson grabbed seven rebounds for Sheridan (2-0, 2-1).
Amisha Herd finished with 16 points, six rebounds, six steals and four assists for the Tornadoes, who lost Dakota McKenzie for the year with a shoulder injury and was without Mariah Lynn as well. Macy Meadows had 14 points and six boards, and Ali Hazen added 13 points and four assists.
“I was happy with how well our girls played, especially after the loss of two starters,” West Muskingum coach Joey Mobley said.
Sheridan was 21-of-55 from the field and held a 30-21 rebounding edge to overcome 18 turnovers. The Tornadoes were 19-of-51 and turned the ball over 16 times.
West Muskingum won the reserve game 27-25 as Mallorie Miller had nine points, and Erin Weingarth and Kayci Cardiel each had six. Donna Swinehart’s 15 led Sheridan.
* John Glenn first, Maysville second at Fairfield Union: The Muskies scored 287 points to win the team title, and the Panthers tied for second with 210 at the Fairfield Union Invitational.
Tristan James (106), Tim Neptune (160), Stone Morgan (182), Matt Tom (195), and Austin Husk (285) all won titles for John Glenn. Derek Bennett (126), Dylon Graham (145) and Luke Larson (220) all earned-second-place finishes, and Ben Van Wey (132), Matt Bennett (138), Tyler McGee (152) and Tanner Corder (170) each placed third.
Alex Presley (220), Ruger Reeves (126) and Justin Graham (120) were first in their weight classes, Anthony Eppley (113) and Scott Lowery (152) came in second, and Mac Cooper (120), Miles Smith (145) and Sloan Hastings (182) all were third for Maysville.
* New Lexington fifth at Oak Harbor: The Panthers scored 170.5 points to place fifth out of nine teams at the Oak Harbor Invitational.
The Panthers didn’t have any champions, but Chris Settles (106), Andrew Spicer (120), Jerald Spohn (160) and Joe Pacino (182) all placed second. T.J. Newsome (113) and Nick Tolliver (170) were third.