2/6 GBK: Cooper tops Scott on late layup

Maniacci lifts Jaguars in closing seconds

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By John Lachmann
Kypostsports@yahoo.com
Twitter: @rednblackhawks

Senior forward Grace Maniacci hit a layup with three seconds left in regulation to lift Cooper to a 63-61 win over Scott on Thursday.

With the score tied at 61 and time running out, freshman guard Hailey Anderson drew defenders under the basket and dished to Maniacci, who put in the game winner.

Senior guard Paige Ross paced the Jaguars with 15 points, and Anderson and senior guard Katey Pittman rolled up 11 each.

Maniacci finished with seven points – all in the fourth quarter as Cooper erased an eight-point deficit in that period.

Eagles eighth-grade guard Ally Niece led all scorers with 19 points.

SCOTT 14-18-19-10—61
at COOPER 11-15-17-20—63

SCOTT (12-8): Buntin 4 0 8, Dant 4 0 8, Meyer 2 0 4, Niece 7 5 19, Kallmeyer 7 0 14, Stapleton 3 0 8. Totals 27 5 61.

COOPER (10-8): Anderson 5 1 11, Held 3 1 7, Pittman 3 4 11, Maniacci 3 0 7, Brinneman 3 1 7, Zingsheim 1 0 2, Ross 5 4 15, Arnett 1 1 3. Totals 24 12 63.

3-pointers: C—Pittman, Maniacci, Ross. S—Stapleton 2.  JV: Scott, 52-47.

NOTRE DAME 49, HOLY CROSS 43 – Senior guard Paige Kellam was 5-for-7 from the foul line to ice the game for the Pandas.

Kellam led Notre Dame in scoring with 15 points, and senior guard Carlee Clemons added 12.

HOLY CROSS 7- 4-10-22—43
at N. DAME 13- 8-12-16—49

HOLY CROSS (15-5): McClendon 5 1 11, Hungler 3 1 10, Tucker 2 1 7, C. Mayhaus 3 0 6, A. Mayhaus 4 1 9. Totals 17 4 43.

NOTRE DAME (13-7): Stallman 1 0 2, Ogle 3 0 7, Schuh 1 0 2, Hellmann 1 2 4, Kellam 5 5 15, Henderson 1 0 2, Clemons 4 2 12, Smith 2 1 5. Totals 18 10 49.

3-pointers: ND—Clemons 2, Ogle. HC—Hungler 3, Tucker 2. JV: Notre Dame won.

CONNER 69, ST. HENRY 45 – Sophomore point guard Taylor Gambrel hit a pair of third-quarter 3-pointers to help the Cougars blow the game open.

The score was tied at 26 entering halftime, but Gambrel recorded six points in that quarter and led 11 Conner scorers with 17 points overall. She also had five steals.

Seniors guard Brooke Maines and center Madi Meyers chipped in 11 points each for the Cougars, who snapped a seven-game skid.

ST. HENRY 10-16- 7-12—45
at CONNER 10-16-21-22—69

ST. HENRY (15-7): Weber 2 0 5, Schreiber 1 2 4, Miller 3 2 8, Marks 4 3 11, Neace 4 2 10, Hentz 0 1 1, Lehmkuhl 2 1 6. Totals 16 11 45.

CONNER (12-11): Gripshover 1 0 2, Dages 2 2 6, Boelter 1 0 2, Maines 5 0 11, Maney 1 0 2, Meyers 5 1 11, Vest 1 2 4, Himes 2 0 6, Hendricks 2 0 5, Gambrel 4 7 17, Frye 1 1 3. Totals 25 13 69.

3-pointers: C—Gambrel 2, Himes 2, Hendricks, Maines. SH—Weber, Lehmkuhl.

BELLEVUE 62, DAYTON 41 – Freshman guard Courtney Schmits set a career mark with 27 points, and she also grabbed five rebounds and stole the ball three times for the Tigers.

Schmits scored nine of her points in the second quarter, during which Bellevue stretched its lead from eight to 21 by the break.

Tigers sophomore guard Makayla Bishop poured in 13 points and pulled down six boards.

DAYTON 8- 4-17-12—41
at BELLE. 16-17-13-16—62

DAYTON (3-14): N. Schowalter 3 1 7, Boles 1 2 5, Nellis 1 0 3, H. Schowalter 3 1 7, Trimnell 2 0 4, Watts 1 2 5, Kubala 1 0 2, K. Donelan 1 0 2, A. Donelan 1 0 2, Bressler 2 1 5. Totals 16 7 41.

BELLEVUE (9-10): R. Atwood 2 5 9, Bishop 5 3 13, Schmits 10 7 27, Smith 0 3 3, Murphy 0 2 2, Ross 2 2 7, D. Maehren 0 1 1. Totals 19 23 62.

3-pointers: B—Ross. D—Boles, Nellis. JV: Dayton won.

DIXIE HEIGHTS 64, PENDLETON COUNTY 28 – Colonels junior center Liza Tibbs tallied 10 points in the first quarter and 14 in the opening half to lead the Colonels to a 26-point halftime lead.

Tibbs finished with a game-best 21 points, and freshman Brooke Davis added 12.

DIXIE HEIGHTS 17-22-15-10—64
at PENDLETON 10- 3- 4-11—28

DIXIE HEIGHTS (9-13): Loosie 2 0 5, East 1 1 3, Koth 1 1 4, Brock 2 0 4, Tibbs 10 1 21, Watt 1 0 2, Davis 5 2 12, Strong 5 0 10, Diamon 1 1 3. Totals 28 6 64.

PENDLETON COUNTY (1-11): Hall 1 2 5, Nuckels 2 3 7, Wyatt 1 0 3, Purdy 2 1 5, Blackaby 0 1 1, Shepperd 1 0 3, Askren 1 0 2, Mason 1 0 2. Totals 9 7 28.

3-pointers: DH—Loosie, Koth. PC—Hall, Wyatt, Shepperd. JV: Dixie Heights won.

VILLA MADONNA 56, LUDLOW 22 – Blue Lightning sophomore forward Lexie Aytes racked up a game-high 14 points, and she dished for four assists and stole the ball three times.

Senior guard Alex Hengge had 10 points, three assists and four steals and junior guard Charissa Junker notched 10 points, three assists and three steals for Villa Madonna.

The Blue Lightning finished the game with 15 assists and 16 steals en route to their fourth straight win. They are now 7-1 in conference play.

LUDLOW 2- 8- 9- 3—22
at VILLA 13-14-16-13—56

LUDLOW (5-13): Crawford 1 0 2, Wofford 2 1 5, Green-Murphy 1 2 4, K. Warndorf 2 0 4, H. Warndorf 3 1 7. Totals 9 4 22.

VILLA MADONNA (11-9): Al. Hengge 3 4 10, Ab. Hengge 1 0 3, Aytes 5 1 14, Junker 4 0 10, Ernst 2 1 5, Blom 4 0 9, Trusty 2 1 5. Totals 21 7 56.

3-pointers: VM—Aytes 3, Junker 2, Ab. Hengge, Blom. JV: Ludlow, 22-20.
 

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