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Lady Hornets’ season ends in sectional overtime game

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Frontier 69, Malvern 61 OT
The Malvern Lady Hornets’ season came to an end last Wednesday night at the Claymont Division IV girls sectional tournament.

Malvern played hard, but fell to Frontier 69-61 in overtime.

Frontier outscored the Hornets 12-4 in the overtime period.

Sara Loomis led Malvern with 28 points and Hunter Martin added 14.

Malvern held a 16-11 lead at the end of the first quarter, but trailed at the intermission 26-24.

A strong third quarter by the Hornets gave Malvern a 46-40 advantage going into the final period.

However, Frontier managed to tie the score at 57-57 to force the overtime period.

Kelsea Daugherty led Frontier with 24 points, while Corisa Fickieson finished with 15 and Lexi Brookover 12 points.

Strasburg 42, Sandy Valley 36
In a regular season Inter-Valley Conference game last Wednesday, visiting Strasburg downed Sandy Valley 42-36.

Courtney Huffman led Sandy Valley with 11 points and Sadie Bowling added nine for the Cardinals, who end their regular season with an overall record of 10-12 and 7-9 in the IVC.

Amanda King led the Tigers with 11 points, while Melissa Cregan and Deidra Sauernheimer each added seven points for the Tigers.
The Cardinals extended their season by at least one game as they defeated Bellaire 58-45 in the first round of the Steubenville Division III tournament last Saturday.

Bowling turned in a solid performance for the Cardinals. She scored 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished out seven assists and had seven steals.

Courtney Huffman followed with 12 points for the Cardinals, who improved to 11-12 for the year.

The Cardinals trailed at the half 27-26, but outscored Bellaire 16-3 in the third quarter to take control of the game.

Zanesville Rosecrans 63 , Conotton Valley 30
Host Zanesville Rosecrans took control of the game early and rolled over Conotton Valley Lady Rockets 63-30 last Friday night at Zanesville in a battle of state ranked teams.

Rosecrans led 22-9 after the opening frame and 42-17 at the intermission.

The loss broke a 19-game winning streak for the Lady Rockets, who won the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 1A championship.

The Rockets leading scorer, junior Olivia Bower, was in foul trouble the whole game. Bower, however, led the Rockets with 12 points before fouling out.

For Rosecrans, who upped their record to 20-1, Kloie Johnson led the way with 16 points, while Molly Nash added 12 and Maddie Chandler 11 points.
The two teams could meet up again for a rematch Feb. 27 in the district tournament semifinal.

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