Three’s hurt Lady Indians in loss

By Christopher Hoppes - [email protected]

Hillsboro’s Madi Marsh drives baseline in Saturday night’s game against Miami Trace

Hillsboro’s Madi Marsh drives baseline in Saturday night’s game against Miami Trace

Chris Hoppes | Civitas Media Service

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers hosted the Lady Indians of Hillsboro in an SCOL game at the Panther Pit Saturday night.

Miami Trace rained threes on Hillsboro, nine all told, with five in the first quarter, on their way to a resounding 61-33 victory.

Miami Trace maintains its hold on first place in the SCOL, improving to 11-1. The Lady Panthers are 16-2 overall, winners of 13 in a row.

Hillsboro falls to 1-10 in the SCOL, 1-16 overall.

The Lady Panthers had five different players hit three-point shots, including four different players landing a shot from behind the arc in the first quarter alone.

It was senior night and senior Alexis Schwartz was the game’s leading scorer with 16 points.

Sophomore Victoria Fliehman hit two threes in the first quarter and three for the game on her way to scoring 14 points.

Junior Hanna Reisinger scored 11 points (three threes total for the game) and sophomore Tanner Bryant scored 10 points (she had one three).

The Panthers honored Schwartz, along with fellow seniors Kyla Johnston and Harmonee Napier, as well as Hillsboro’s three seniors, Madison Snyder, Hanna Breeden and Lilly McCleese, prior to the game.

Snyder, who recently reached the 1,000-point mark for her career, led Hillsboro with 15 points.

Miami Trace will be back in action Wednesday at Chillicothe.

Saturday will be a battle for first place in the South Central Ohio League when first-place Miami Trace travels to Greenfield to take on the second-place McClain Lady Tigers. McClain is currently 8-2 in the SCOL.

When the teams last met, back on Dec. 16 at Miami Trace, the Lady Panthers won a thriller, 45-44.


MT 23 10 11 17 — 61

H 8 9 4 12 — 33

MIAMI TRACE — Kyla Johnston 0 (1)-0-3; Cassidy Lovett 0 (1)-0-3; Becca Ratliff 0-0-0; Hanna Reisinger 1 (3)-0-11; Morgan Miller 0-0-0; Harmonee Napier 1-0-2; Victoria Fliehman 2 (3)-1-14; Tanner Bryant 3 (1)-1-10; Rachael Campbell 0-0-0; Alexis Schwartz 8-0-16; Samantha Ritenour 1-0-2. TOTALS — 16 (9)-2-61. Free throw shooting: 2 of 4 for 50 percent. Three-point field goals: Reisinger, 3; Fleihman, 3, Johnston, Lovett, Byrant.

HILLSBORO — Kristin Jamieson 2-0-4; Natalie Sullivan 1-0-2; Madison Snyder 7-1-15; Hanna Breeden 0-0-0; Madi Marsh 1-0-2; Ashleigh Baucom 1-0-2; Riley Moberly 1-0-2; Lilly McCleese 1-0-2; Taylor Chaney 0-0-0. TOTALS — 16-1-33. Free throw shooting: 1 of 3 for 33 percent. Three-point field goals: none.

Miami Trace j-v beats Hillsboro

In the reserve game Saturday, Miami Trace beat Hillsboro, 39-25.

For Miami Trace (12-5 overall, 9-3 SCOL), Becca Ratliff led all scorers with 16 points.

Tori Evans had 13 points for Miami Trace and Morgan Miller added eight points.

Kaley Burns led Hillsboro with six points. Kelsey Burns and Lilly McCleese each scored five points.


MT 7 6 20 6 — 39

H 4 7 5 9 — 25

MIAMI TRACE — Kaylee Hauck 0-0-0; Becca Ratliff 4 (1)-5-16; Olivia Wolffe 0-0-0; Morgan Miller 2-4-8; Krissy Ison 0-0-0; Tori Evans 2 (2)-3-13; Rachael Campbell 0-2-2; Jessica Camp 0-0-0; Lena Steele 0-0-0. TOTALS — 8 (3)-14-39. Free throw shooting: 14 of 20 for 70 percent. Three-point field goals: Evans, 2; Ratliff. Turnovers: 14. Field goal shooting: 11 of 29 for 38 percent. Three-point field goal shooting: 3 of 9 for 33 percent.

HILLSBORO — Kristin Jamieson 0-0-0; Alyssa Captain 1-0-2; Kayla Bieler 1-0-2; Kelsey Burns 1 (1)-0-5; Sydney Bobbitt 0 (1)-0-3; Kaley Burns 3-0-6; Ashleigh Baucom 1-0-2; Lilly McCleese 2-1-5; Taylor Chaney 0-0-0. TOTALS — 9 (2)-1-25. Free throw shooting: 1 of 5 for 20 percent. Three-point field goals: Ke. Burns, Bobbitt. Turnovers: 18. Field goal shooting: 11 of 35 for 31 percent. Three-point field goal shooting: 2 of 5 for 40 percent.

Hillsboro’s Madi Marsh drives baseline in Saturday night’s game against Miami Trace’s Madi Marsh drives baseline in Saturday night’s game against Miami Trace Chris Hoppes | Civitas Media Service

By Christopher Hoppes

[email protected]