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Saturday Night Highlights: Girls Basketball (Feb. 4)

Saturday saw two different wins for St. Mary CC and Perkins.
Feb 5, 2012

Saturday saw two different wins for St. Mary CC and Perkins. The Panthers staged an upset of Edison with a second-half rally, while the Pirates stormed past Port Clinton for a convincing victory.

Lindsay Kaatz scored 20 of her 28 in the second half of the 57-54 win against the Chargers, who were ahead by as many as 18 points in the game and 44-33 late in the third before a 17-0 run put the Panthers ahead.

Kaatz had a basket and a free throw to break a 54-54 tie for the final margin. “I can’t say enough about Lindsay,” SMCC coach Becky Babione said. “Every day at practice and in every game, she does something new that just kind of blows me away. She’s a leader on the court and the girls look to her. They all followed suit when she picked it up in that second half.”

Ciara Reed scored 14 for Edison.

Over at Perkins High School, the Pirates jumped out to a 16-2 lead an never let up as Jordan Fraley scored 16 points and Kayla Yost added 12 and Shannon Ebert 10.

The combo of Tiffany Colston and Kayla Thorbahn was limited to 21 points. The Port Clinton sophomore scored 37 last week in a conference win.

Perkins win creates a tie for second place in the Sandusky Bay Conference with Edison. Both teams are 8-4, while PC is 7-5 in the league.

Margaretta 68, Huron 35 The Polar Bears wasted little time in getting ahead of the Tigers as Michenzi Hoffman made six 3-pointers and finished with 21. Sarah Weyer (19 points) and Kelsey Kromer (16 points) both reach double figures.

Huron got 11 points from Ashley Kromer.

Read more about these stories in Sunday's Register.