2018OHSAAG

 

 

2018 OHSAA (Ohio) 43rd Annual Girls Basketball Tournament

Division I, II, III, and IV

Jerome Schottenstein Center

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

March 15-17, 2018

2018 Ron Harrison

 

 

 

March 15th

 

Ottoville

44

New Washington Buckeye Central

25

Division IV

Semifinal

Minster

46

Waterford

31

Division IV

Semifinal

Versailles

63

Elyria Catholic

47

Division III

Semifinal

Columbus Africentric

50

Ottawa-Glandorf

37

Division III

Semifinal

 

March 16th

 

Gates Mills Gilmour Academy

47

Bellbrook

40

Division II

Semifinal

Toledo Rogers

62

New Philadelphia

57

Division II

Semifinal

Solon

52

Wadsworth

31

Division I

Semifinal

Pickerington Central

62

Mason

48

Division I

Semifinal

 

March 17th

 

Minster vs. Ottoville Division IV (Championship)

 

Minster coach Mike Wiss started the following lineup: 6-0 Sr. Taylor Kogge, 5-9 Jr. Demaris Wolf, 6-2 Jr. Courtney Prenger, 5-6 Sr. Alli Fischer, and 5-8 Fr. Ivy Wolf. Ottoville coach Dave Kleman countered with 5-10 Sr. CJ Kemper, Jr. Kasey Knippen, 6-0 Sr. Bridget Landin, 5-9 Jr. Quinley Schlagbaum, and Sr. Amber Miller.

 

Minster led 41-40 after three quarters and pulled away in the final quarter to earn a 63-48 victory. Ottoville suffered a loss in the final quarter when Bridget Landin took a hard fall to the floor and was unable to return to the game. The score was tied eight times and there were 12 lead changes in the game. Minster shot 47.7% from the field including two of 12 from the three point line. The Wildcats connected on 19 of 24 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 17 Ottoville turnovers. Ottoville shot 46.2% from the field including three of seven from beyond the arc. The Lady Green connected on nine of 11 free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and scored 11 points off eight Minster turnovers.

 

Courtney Prenger led Minster with 17 points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots. Ivy Wolf added 15 points, six rebounds, and four assists. 5-6 Fr. Janae Hoying came off the bench to record 15 points including six of six free throws. Taylor Kogge chipped in with 12 points.

 

Amber Miller led Ottoville with 13 points including four of four free throws and seven rebounds. Kasey Knippen added 13 points including four of four free throws. Bridget Landin also scored 13 points.

 

Minster

9

11

21

22

63

Ottoville

14

10

16

8

48

 

Minster (63) Kogge 12, Wolf 15, Prenger 17, Fischer 2, Wolf 2, Hoying 15.

 

Ottoville (48) Kemper 9, Knippen 13, Landin 13, Schlagbaum 0, Miller 13.

 

 

Columbus Africentric vs. Versailles Division III (Championship)

 

Columbus Africentric coach William McKinney started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Jordan Horston, 5-11 Fr. Maliyah Johnson, 6-2 Jr. Kazhmere Smith-Hopgood, 5-0 So. Nyam Thornton, and 5-9 So. Alexia Smith. Versailles coach Jacki Stonebraker countered with 6-1 Jr. Elizabeth Ording, 5-8 Sr. Ellen Peters, 6-1 Sr. Danielle Winner, 5-4 So. Caitlin McEldowney, and 5-8 Sr. Kami McEldowney.

 

Versailles took a 43-42 lead with approximately five minutes left in the game but Columbus Africentric rallied to defeat Versailles by a score of 53-47 to capture the championship. Columbus Africentric shot 38.5% from the field including two of 10 from the three point line. They connected on 11 of 15 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 26 points off 17 Versailles turnovers. Versailles shot 38.6% from the field including four of 11 from beyond the arc. The Tigers connected on seven of 16 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored seven points off nine Columbus Africentric turnovers.

 

Alexia Smith led Columbus Africentric with 22 points and four rebounds. Jordan Horston added 13 points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots. Nyam Thornton chipped in with nine points.

 

Kami McEldowney led Versailles with 16 points including three three point baskets. 6-1 So. Lindsey Winner added eight points and nine rebounds. Danielle Winner recorded seven points and eight rebounds. Caitlin McEldowney chipped in with seven points and four rebounds.

 

Columbus Africentric

15

15

12

11

53

Versailles

8

13

16

10

47

 

Columbus Africentric (53) Horston 13, Johnson 3, Smith-Hopgood 2, Thornton 9, Smith 22, Hairston 2, Walker 2.

 

Versailles (47) Ording 5, Peters 2, D. Winner 7, C. McEldowney 7, K. McEldowney 16, L. Winner 8, XXXX 2.

 

 

Toledo Rogers vs. Gates Mills Gilmour Academy Division II (Championship)

 

Toledo Rogers coach Lamar Smith started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Tasya Gant, 5-11 Fr. Madison Royal-Davis, 6-2 Jr. Tanaziah Hines, 5-7 Sr. Lauren Smith, and 5-9 Jr. Zia Cooke. Gates Mills Gilmour Academy coach John Curran countered with 5-11 Fr. Athena Hocevar, 5-8 Sr. Emma Gurley, 6-2 Sr. Naz Hillmon, 5-6 Sr. Annika Corcoran, and 5-7 Sr. Sarah Bohn.

 

Gilmour Academy led 24-21 at halftime but Toledo Rogers was 11 of 21 from the field in the second half to earn a 51-37 victory. Toledo Rogers shot 45.5% from the field including three of 13 from the three point line. The Rams connected on eight of 14 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 13 Gilmour Academy turnovers. Gilmour Academy shot 26% from the field including five of 25 from beyond the arc. The Lancers connected on six of 12 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 10 Toledo Rogers turnovers.

 

Zia Cooke led Toledo Rogers with 33 points including two three point baskets, 14 rebounds, two assists, and three steals. Tanaziah Hines added nine points and two blocked shots. 5-8 Sr. Myia McLeod pulled down nine rebounds.

 

Naz Hillmon led Gilmour Academy with 16 points and 19 rebounds. Annika Corcoran added eight points including two three point baskets.

 

Toledo Rogers

14

7

15

15

51

Gilmour Academy

11

13

5

8

37

 

Toledo Rogers (51) Gant 0, Royal-Davis 4, Hines 9, Smith 5, Cooke 33.

 

Gilmour Academy (37) Hocevar 2, Gurley 6, Hillmon 16, Corcoran 8, Bohn 5.

 

 

Pickerington Central vs. Solon Division I (Championship)

 

Pickerington Central coach Johnathan Hedgepeth started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Kyla Whitehead, 6-0 Jr. Maliya Perry, 6-3 Sr. Bexley Wallace, 5-8 Jr. Madison Greene, and 5-8 Sr. Adrian Crockwell. Solon coach Trish Kruse countered with 5-7 Sr. Gabby Mitchell, 5-6 Sr. Kyra Lance, 6-3 Sr. Valencia Myers, 5-0 Sr. Mariah Modkins, and 5-5 Sr. Katherine Dittoe.

 

Pickerington Central eked out a 49-45 victory over Solon. Pickerington Central led by 14 late in the third quarter but Solon roared back and trailed by two points with possession of the ball with less than a 17 seconds left on the clock but the Tigers forced a turnover to ensure the victory. There were three ties and three lead changes in the game. Pickerington Central shot 37.8% from the field including eight of 18 from the three point line. The Tigers connected on seven of 12 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 16 Solon turnovers. Solon shot 36.4% from the field including eight of 24 from beyond the arc. The Comets connected on five of six free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored eight points off 13 Pickerington Central turnovers.

 

Madison Greene led Pickerington Central with 16 points including three three point baskets. Kyla Whitehead added nine points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots. Adrian Crockwell also scored nine points on three three point baskets. 6-0 Jr. Jada Tate recorded two points, 11 rebounds, and four assists.

 

Valencia Myers led Solon with 15 points, 12 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Mariah Modkins added 10 points including two three point baskets. Gabby Mitchell recorded seven points including two three point baskets and three assists.

 

Pickerington Central

10

13

18

8

49

Solon

12

12

11

10

45

 

Pickerington Central (49) Whitehead 9, Perry 8, Wallace 3, Greene 16, Crockwell 9, Tate 2, Stephens 2.

 

Solon (45) Mitchell 7, Lance 0, Myers 15, Modkins 10, Dittoe 6, Weaver 2, Rinicella 5.

 

A special thanks to the OHSAA for providing the up-to-date results and news on all their tournaments.