Hiland routs Waterford
COLUMBUS (AP) — Angela Troyer scored 20 points and Morgan McMillen had 17 for Hiland as it won its fifth state title with a 61-41 victory against defending champion Waterford in the Division IV final on Saturday at Value City Arena.
Troyer was the 2017 Associated Press Player of the Year in Division IV and made 4 of 5 3-pointers.
McMillen had 10 of her points in the second half when the Hawks (29-1) outscored Waterford 18-9 in the third quarter to take a 49-30 lead.
Hiland had a 27-21 lead before scoring the final four points of the first half and the first 11 of the third quarter.
Alli Kern had 17 points for Waterford (25-4), who was also runner-up in 2015.
Hiland also won titles in 2000, ’05, 06 and 08.
Kettering Alter 58, Hathaway Brown 41
COLUMBUS (AP) — Libby Bazelak and Braxtin Miller combined for 44 points for Kettering Archbishop Alter as the Knights won their third straight girls Division II title with a 58-41 win Saturday against Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown at Value City Arena.
Miller had 23 points and Bazelak 21 while each had eight rebounds.
Alter (28-2) led by 15 early in the fourth but Hathaway Brown (18-11) got to within 46-39 before Bazelak and Miller each scored four points down the stretch.
Kaydan Lawson had 14 points and Dani Lawson 11 for Hathaway Brown.
Hathaway Brown was down double digits in the first half but pulled to 28-24 with 5:21 left in the third quarter when Bazelak and Miller took over to increase Alter’s lead to 40-27.
Mount Notre Dame 54, Notre Dame Academy 44
COLUMBUS (AP) — Julia Hoefling scored 18 points, eight in the fourth quarter, to help Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame to its sixth title with a 54-44 win against Toledo Notre Dame Academy in a Division I final.
Mount Notre Dame (26-4) held a 42-31 lead with six minutes to play Saturday at Value City Arena. But a 3-pointer by Mariah Copeland and two quick scores by Bre Hampton-Bey made it 42-38 before Maria Pisciotta made a basket to put Mount Notre Dame ahead 44-38.
Hampton-Bey had eight of her 22 points in the fourth quarter for Notre Dame Academy (26-4).
Mount Notre Dame trailed 11-4 after the first quarter and 17-10 early in the second, but held Notre Dame Academy without a point for more than four minutes and went on an 11-0 run to move to a 21-17 advantage. They took a 24-20 lead into halftime.