Milford knocks off No. 1 McNicholas in double overtime

Milford knocks off No. 1 McNicholas in double overtime

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Milford knocks off No. 1 McNicholas in double overtime

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Milford defeated McNicholas 74-67 at home Tuesday night in a double overtime thriller.

In double overtime Milford converted its free throws to outscore McNicholas 11-4.

Milford was up by two with three seconds remaining in regulation when McNicholas’ junior guard Maria Ciamtone hit a two-pointer to send it to overtime.

Again Milford was up late in the period, this time by three when sophomore guard Katey Byrne hit a 3-pointer to send it to double overtime.

Milford’s junior guard Kelly Noll led all scorers with 29 points off eight made field goals and nine converted free throws. Senior guard Meghan Swearingen scored a career-high 17 points.

McNicholas, ranked No 1. in the Enquirer Division II-IV coaches’ poll, was led by senior center Payton Ramey with 28 points.

Goshen 52, Indian Hill 37: Goshen went on a 33-16 run in the second half, including outscoring Indian Hill 11-2 in the fourth quarter to take control of the game.

Kayla Miller scored 15 points and Brittany Clark chipped in with 13 to lead Goshen.

Bethel-Tate 54, Middletown Madison 38: Junior guard Julia Jenike led all scorers with 16 points, helping No. 5 Bethel-Tate coaches’ win.

Teammates Brooke Jenike and Morgan Reinhart scored 15 and 11 points respectively.

Senior guard Regan Haney led Middletown Madison with eight points in the loss.

Edgewood 52, Monroe 25: Edgewood gets its second win of the season behind the scoring of senior guard Haley Rutherford.

Rutherford finished with 14 points off four made field goals and five free throws. Senior point guard Jenna Brown also had 14 points.

Anderson 42, Mercy 32: Senior center Kelsey Herbet scored a game-high 14 points to power Anderson past Mercy in the season opener.

Senior point guard Madison Temple also scored 10 points for Anderson.

Taft 55, Aiken 11: Senior guard Shaniece Neal had a huge game, scoring a game-high 33 points in the win. Teammate Ayanna Bond added 13 points.

Taft led 44-8 at the half and never let up, allowing only three points in the second half.

Ursuline 55, Winton Woods 35: Sophomore forward Emma Cain scored a game-high 10 points to keep Ursuline undefeated.

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