High School Roundup (Feb. 9): Red Devil girls pull overtime upset of PTC County champion Pirates

Record-Courier staff report Published:

Record-Courier staff report

GIRLS BASKETBALL

CRESTWOOD 70, SOUTHEAST 67

The host Red Devils rallied from a five-point deficit in the second overtime period to upset the the PTC County Division champion Pirates in a PTC cross-division contest on Saturday.

Shayna White, who led Southeast with 22 points, scored the first five points in the second extra period to give the Pirates (15-5) a 65-60 lead.

But Allison Vannoy, who had a game-high 23 points for the Red Devils, buried her third 3-pointer of the game, and teammate Mariah Focareto followed with another long-range bomb to move Crestwood into a 68-67 lead.

Vannoy finished the Pirates off by connecting on a pair of free throws with five seconds left in the contest.

The Red Devils had to rally from a 29-21 halftime deficit by outscoring Southeast 32-24 over the final two quarters of regulation.

Tia Nuti added 13 points for Crestwood.

Brittany Butcher (13 points) and Madison Dunn (10) hit double-digits for the Pirates.

FIELD 65, AKRON GARFIELD 12

The host Falcons shut out the Golden Rams in the second half and cruised to a non-league victory on Saturday.

Garfield led 6-4 after one quarter, but Field (14-7 came to life in the second period, outscoring the Rams 32-6 to take command of the contest.

Over the final 16 minutes, Akron Garfield (2-19) didn't score a point, while the Falcons tossd in 29 points to turn the game into a rout.

Alex Shondrick outscored the entire Golden Rams' squad with 16 points. Tiffany Spaller and the Adelmans, Camille and Maggie, all added 10 points.

MASSILLON PERRY 47, WOODRIDGE 32

A big third quarter allowed the visiting Panthers to pull away for a non-league win over the Bulldogs on Saturday.

Perry (6-15) led just 20-18 at halftime, but outscored Woodridge (10-9) 17-7 in the third quarter and the Bulldogs never recovered.

Woodridge senior center Lizzie Wilkinson became only the fifth player in school history to score 1,000 career points by finishing with 12 tallies. She now has 1,004 points for her career.

Sophomore guard Morgan Thompson added 13 points for the Bulldogs.

SPRINGFIELD 55, MOGADORE 45

The Spartans exploded with a 19-7 scoring burst in the final eight minutes to erase a two-point deficit in downing the visiting Wildcats in a PTC cross-division game on Saturday.

Mogadore (8-12) led 38-36 heading into the fourth quarter, but were not able to fight off the Springfield comeback.

Jaime Alcorn led the Spartans (7-14) with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Ally Graham added 10 points.

Naomi Pollock buried a trio of 3-pointers to finish with a game-high 21 points for Mogadore, with Makenzie Williams chipping in with 12 points for the Wildcats.

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