Loading…
Monday, December 22, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Sunday, 3/8/2009

Perrysburg, Start capture D-I district girls basketball titles

BLADE STAFF

FINDLAY Demi Moschetti poured in a game-high 22 points to lead Perrysburg to a 43-25 rout of Marion Harding to claim a Division I district girls basketball championship Saturday at the University of Findlay.

Toledo City League champion Start sent Waite packing with a 65-50 victory at Perrysburg. Both local teams advance to the regionals Tuesday in Norwalk.

Moschetti, a 6-foot senior, scored 12 in the third quarter when the Yellow Jackets (23-0) outscored the Lady Presidents 16-8 to take a 30-17 advantage.

Perrysburg, which will play in the regional semifinal against Solon Tuesday at Norwalk, never allowed Harding (20-4) to get any closer than 11 points in the final quarter.

The Perrysburg-Solon matchup will precede a faceoff between Start and Westlake (22-2).

The Spartans' Yolanda Richardson got into foul trouble early Saturday night against Waite, which put freshman Jaymie Jackson and sophomore Maleeka Kynard in the spotlight.

Jackson scored 11 of her 16 points in the quarter, and Kynard notched 11 of her game-high 21 in the fourth as the City League champion Spartans (19-3) advanced to Tuesday's regionals.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Points of Interest