July 24, 2016

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Girls basketball: Buckeye upsets Clippers

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Score the biggest upset of the Patriot Athletic Conference girls basketball season to Buckeye.

Led by 18 points from Hannah Hartley and 10 from Sarah Dash, the Bucks stunned Clearview 47-42 in cross-division action.

Buckeye (6-9, 6-4) rallied against the Stars Division-leading Clippers (11-3, 9-2) with a 14-6 advantage in the fourth quarter.

Jessica Banas had a game-high 14 rebounds and held PAC second-leading scorer Desiree Ray to just 10 points — more than six below her season average — while backup guard Jordan Davis added eight points and four assists.

Kayla Glancy scored 21 points to lead Buckeye’s junior varsity to a 45-28 victory.

In other games:

Black River 35, Oberlin 28

OBERLIN — Senior Savanna Slone scored a season-high 18 points, including her first three 3-pointers of the year, to lead the Pirates (3-12, 2-8) past the Phoenix (1-11, 1-10) in this PAC cross-division affair. Forward Erin Patterson added five of her seven points in the fourth quarter, which Black River won 11-5, while Angie Kazek netted eight points.

Brunswick 38, Parma 27

PARMA — Senior Courtney Laudato had a big game with 12 points, six rebounds, two assists and seven steals to lead the still-surging Blue Devils (11-5) to this Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division win over the Redmen (7-8). Laudato’s seven steals were the most by a Brunswick player since Lisa Hultine had 10 on Jan. 31, 2004. Sophomore Paige Salisbury added 11 points for the Blue Devils, who have won seven straight.

Highland 53, Green 49

GREEN — Junior Anna Rose Wiencek went nutty for 25 points and eight rebounds to propel the Hornets (10-5, 5-3) to this Suburban League triumph over the Bulldogs (6-8, 4-4). Highland, which also received seven points apiece from seniors AnnMarie Kirchner and Jessica Peterlin, outscored Green 21-6 in the fourth quarter.

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