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Published: Friday, 3/16/2012

Liberty-Benton falls in semi


COLUMBUS-- Defending champion Anna ran its winning streak to 50 by defeating Liberty-Benton 58-41 in a Division III semifinal on Thursday night.

The Rockets (27-0) now have the 10th longest streak in Ohio girls basketball history. They'll face Columbus Africentric on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Anna, whose closest win this season was by 11 points, led 39-35 after three quarters. The team worked the ball inside to 6-foot-tall Ashley Frohne and outscored the shorter Eagles 18-4 in the fourth quarter. Frohne scored 10 of her 22 points in the fourth.

The Rockets had 42 points in the paint; Liberty-Benton (23-3) had 20.

Erica Huber had 13 points for Anna, and Natalie Billing added 12. Cait Craft, an Associated Press co-player of the year along with Billing, had 15 points for the Eagles.

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