OBERLIN — A balanced effort helped Buckeye’s girls basketball team crush Oberlin 57-38 Wednesday in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division play.
Forward Katie Kelly scored a career-high 16 points for the Bucks (7-9, 7-4), who have won five of their last six games. Center Jessica Banas added 10 points, 12 rebounds and three assists, while guard Hannah Hartley continued her recent scoring binge with 12 points.
Buckeye had 14 assists on 22 field goals, with Banas, Hartley and Julia Sekerak each having three.
The Phoenix (1-13, 0-11) was led by Kelsey Brooks’ 16 points.
In other games:
Wadsworth 56, Green 41
WADSWORTH — Reigning Gazette MVP Rachel Goddard’s season-high 22 points, which included 11-of-12 free throws, helped the Grizzlies (14-2, 9-0) rally against the upset-minded Bulldogs (6-9, 4-5) in this Suburban League showdown. Wadsworth trailed 16-9 after the first quarter and 21-20 at halftime, but took control with a 22-9 third quarter. Senior forward Peyton Booth added an outstanding all-around game with 10 points, six rebounds, four assists and six steals.
Firelands 54, Black River 25
HENRIETTA TWP. — Rachel Holowecky poured in 17 points as the Falcons (11-5, 10-1) inched closer to clinching the PAC Stars Division title with this triumph over the Pirates (3-13, 2-9). Senior guard Savanna Slone (11 points) and junior guard Angie Kazek (10) scored all but four of Black River’s points.