MILLBURY — Perrysburg girls basketball opened Division I tournament play by routing Ashland, 59-25, at Lake High School Wednesday.
The 17-6 Yellow Jackets advance to take on Toledo Notre Dame on Saturday at Lake, tipoff at 6 p.m., for the right to advance to the district tournament.
Perrysburg opened on a 9-3 run and led 29-13 by halftime, and then outscored Ashland 23-6 in the third quarter to take a commanding 52-19 lead.
Megan Gibbs scored 14 to lead Perrysburg, Hayley Griggs had two three-point goals and scored 11 points, and Kallie Thames scored 10 points.
Ayla Turk scored nine points, Wrigley Takats scored seven, Chloe Kilbride scored five and Aubrey Evans added three points for the Yellow Jackets.
Camryn Lox led Ashland with 13 points, Madison Hoffman and Audra McBride scored three apiece, and Makarec Chapman and Lauren Green added two points each.
Eastwood 45, Ottawa Hills 40
TONTOGANY — Eastwood had to overcome a 21-point outburst by Ottawa Hills to defeat the Green Bears in a Division III girls basketball tournament game at Otsego High School Wednesday.
Eastwood, 10-13, advances to take on Liberty Center Saturday with tipoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Otsego.
Amelia Ward and Kayla Buehler scored 14 points apiece to lead the Eagles in their win Wednesday with the two combining to make three 3-point goals out of nine shots.
Saylor King was 2-for-3 from downtown in scoring six points and Grace Kingery was 3-for-7 from the field in scoring her six points.
Sarah Spradling and Kyrie Henline scored two points each and Paige Hoodlebrink added one point for the Eagles.
Eastwood shot 33% from the field (16-for-48), including 12-for-36 inside the arc and 4-for-12 outside the arc. The Eagles were 9-for-20 from the free throw line and had 15 turnovers, while the Eastwood defense caused 22 OH turnovers.
Eastwood led 8-6 after one quarter and 18-10 at halftime, but the Eagles led 28-19 entering the final quarter before the two teams combined for 38 fourth quarter points.
Ottawa Hills was 19-for-52 from the field (37%), including missing all five three-point shot attempts and the Green Bears were 2-for-9 from the charity stripe.
Eliana O’Rourke led OH with 12 points, going 6-for-9 inside the arc, and Lily Berenzweig made 5-of-11 field goals and scored 11 points.
Ella Berenzweig scored nine points and Liz Lathrop and Sydney Snyder scored four points each for the Green Bears.
Elmwood 52, Genoa 38
TOLEDO — Cara Frank had a double-double 18 points, 11 rebounds, and seven steals and Anna Meyer had 17 points, three rebounds and five assists to lead Elmwood to a 52-38 Division III basketball tournament victory over Genoa at Toledo Christian High School Wednesday.
The Royals opened a 20-9 first quarter and never trailed from that point on.
Elmwood, 9-14, advances to take on Evergreen this Saturday at 6 p.m. at Toledo Christian with the winner advancing to the district tournament.
Elmwood had 26 rebounds, 11 turnovers, was 14-for-39 from two-point territory, 4-for-13 from beyond the arc, and made 9-of-17 free throws in Wednesday’s win.
Aubrey Johnson also hit double figures, scoring 11 points, and Madi Lee scored four points and Riley Daniels added two points for the Royals. The Royals had five three-point goals, including three by Johnson and two by Meyer.
Addisyn Moritz led Genoa with 19 points, including three triples. Kayla Boyd and Molly Coleman scored seven apiece, Emersen Bickel scored four and Gabby Lopez added one point for the Comets, who see their season end at 9-14.