By Dan Wright
Lloyd junior guard D. J. Wright made three free throws to send the game to overtime, but Beechwood converted six of eight free throws in overtime to defeat the Juggernauts, 54-48, Friday night.
Junior forward Conner Brock and junior guard Jacob Huff combined to hit seven 3-pointers for the Tigers, with Brock scoring a game-high 15 points, followed by 14 from Huff.
Junior forward Sergio Guitierez led Lloyd with 14 points, connecting on three triples.
BEECHWOOD 10-14-16- 4-10—54
at LLOYD 6- 7-17-14- 4—48
BEECHWOOD (7-8): Stokes 1 4 6, Shover 2 2 6, Huff 4 2 14, Colosimo 1 0 2, Toebbe 1 0 2, Brock 6 0 15, Bankemper 0 1 1, Fieger 2 4 8. Totals 17 13 54.
LLOYD (4-12): Wright 2 3 8, Townsend 3 0 7, Guitierez 4 3 14, Molitor 4 4 13, Kemen 1 0 2, Christiansen 2 0 4. Totals 16 10 48.
3-pointers: B—Huff 4, Brock 3. L— Guitierez 3, Wright, Townsend, Molitor.
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Freshman right-hander T.C. Eads threw his first career no-hitter as Ludlow blanked Calvary Christian.
Junior first baseman Rachel Hall singled home two to key a four-run fourth inning as Scott beat Grant County.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard won in three sets, improving to 7-4 at first singles as Conner beat Boone County.
Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.