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P AG E B 2 n m a r c h 16 , 2 012 n T h E S TaT E J O U r N a L n F r a N K F O r T, K E N T U c K Y Campbellsville | Eliminated from tournament CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 and think this is an easy game,” he added. “It’s not like watching teams on TV. You have to feel each other out, and a quick start really helps.” Once in front the Cougars kept rolling, building a 24-9 lead with 11:25 left in the first half. A layup by Chelsea Craig and a 3-pointer from Mackenzie Lee pulled Campbellsville within 10 points at 24-14. The Tigers (20-13) had the lead down to eight points three times, once at 35-27 with 1:20 left in the first half. Saint Xavier’s Mary Kusner scored just before the half to give the Cougars a 3727 lead. A basket by Campbellsville’s Mary Jehlik had the lead down to eight points for the last time, at 41-33 with 16:41 left in the game. The Cougars took off again, going on a 12-0 run for a 53-33 lead with 13:32 left in the game. Their largest lead was 30, 69-39, with 7:18 remaining. Campbellsville shot just 25 percent for the game while Saint Xavier (24-8) hit 55 percent of its shots. The Tigers held a 51-36 rebounding advantage. “I thought we did a real nice job on defense,” Hallberg said. “We knew what their shooters are capable of, and we concentrated on their shooters.” CU’s top shooter, Courtney Clifton, went 6 for 18 from the field and scored a game-high 19 points. Daizah Kimberland was also in double figures with 10 points, and Franklin County graduate Chelsea Craig had four points and six rebounds. HannaH Reel/ HReel@state-jouRnal.com campbellsville’s mackenzie lee looks for a shot around saint Xavier’s mary Kusner t hursday. Saint Xavier (Ill.) had four players in double figures, led by Marissa Young with 16 points. Morgan Stuut had 15 points, and Suzie Broski and Kusner both finished with 14. Brittany Jones was the game’s top rebounder with nine. The Cougars play Westmont today at 12:30 p.m. in the second round. Lewis-CL ark st. 74, LoyoL a 63 Trailing by two at halftime, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) cranked up the offense in the second half to win Thursday’s second game. The Warriors (29-4) shot 66.7 percent in the second half and 56.6 percent for the game. The game was tied at 4343 with 16:45 left in the game, but Lewis-Clark State pulled away in the last 10 minutes. Loyola (La.) struggled from the field, hitting just 29.4 percent for the game. Tasha Bishop was LewisClark State’s top scorer with 23 points and one of four Warriors in double figures. Jasmine Stohr finished with 19 points, and Kirsi Voshell had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Alyssa Fierro chipped in 10 points. Loyola’s Keiva Council led all players with 34 points and was the only member of the Wolfpack in double figures. Teammate Jasmine Brewer had 10 rebounds. LCS outrebounded Loyola (23-6) 4133. Lewis-Clark State plays Lubbock Christian today at 2:15 p.m. in the second round. westmont 59, Lyon 57 Lyon (Ark.) rallied late but came up just short against Westmont (Calif.) in Thursday’s third game. Westmont (30-3) led 23-18 at halftime and was ahead by 11, 57-46, with 3:24 left in the game. The Scots went on an 8-0 run, pulling within three points at 57-54 with eightseconds left. The run ended with a 3-pointer by Phagen Altom. Aubrey Lincoln went 1 for 2 from the line for the Warriors, making the score 58- 54 with seven seconds left. Another 3 by Altom cut Westmont’s lead to one, 58-57, with one second remaining. Westmont’s Aubrey Lincoln was immediately fouled and made one of two free throws for a final score of 59-57. Lyon (20-12) shot 39.6 percent from the field with two players in double figures – Altom with 23 points and Lauren Ramsey with 10. The Warriors were led in scoring Tugce Canitez with 19 points, followed by Katie Kittle with 18 points and Lincoln with 11. Canitez also had 17 rebounds as Westmont held a 49-34 advantage on the boards. LubboCk Christ. 79, Lsu shreveport 55 points. Meoshi Bradley scored 12 and Sharde Henry chipped in 11 for the Lady Pilots, who shot 35 percent. The Lady Chaparrals outrebounded LSU Shreveport 44-33. Nitz | Trials set for June 25-July 2 “We’ve been a team all year that different people have stepped up and helped Lavanda,” he said. “This was Amy’s night. Amy’s been our second-leading scorer all year and she’s our best recruit from last year, so it doesn’t surprise me.” The coach also had high praise for Ross, who shot an impressive 73 percent from the field. “Lavanda doesn’t care if she ever gets credit,” Campbell said. “When your only senior acts like that, it’s a pretty big deal.” The game was close early as Union led only 18-14 with six minutes remaining in the first half. T he L ady Bu l ldogs used four 3-pointers from Philamlee and four points from Ross to keep Lindsey Wilson at arm’s length for Legal Notice Bid Invitation #1519 FRANKFORT ELECTRIC & WATER PLANT BOARD Bids will be received in the Office of the Frankfort Electric & Water Plant Board, P.O. Box 308, 305 Hickory Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602 due no later than March 29, 2012 at 2 PM for Panasonic Toughbooks & Accessories. Specifications may be obtained in the Board's Office. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 03/16/12 the rest of the half and held a 34-27 lead at halftime. Union outpaced the Blue Raiders in the second half behind a steady dose of scoring from Ross and Philamlee and opened up a 20-point lead, 58-38, with 6:08 left to play. The Union lead didn’t drop below 17 until the final two minutes when Lindsey Wilson closed the game on a 7-point run. Ashley Rainey led the Blue Raiders with 15 points. Campbell said shutting down Rainey in the second half allowed his team to pull away late. “I thought we hit some shots and defended Rainey in the second half better than I thought was possible,” he said. “Only four points for her in the second half is a big deal.” Despite the lopsided final, Campbell said the Blue Demons gave his team all it could handle. “This is the toughest first round game we’ve ever drawn,” he said. “I think we had to play the best eight seed. They could’ve been a six or seven seed.” Union plays Xavier tonight at 9:45 p.m. Langston 76, CoLumbia 64 The third-seeded Langston Lionesses held off the sixth-seeded Columbia Lady Cougars in the first game UNBELIEVABLE! Buy One Suit .. Get One Suit FREE! (of equal or lesser value) While supplies last. W&W Men’s Clothing Mon.-Fri. 10-4; Wed. & Sat. 10-2 228 West Main Street • 502-352-2744 CMYK of the late session Thursday, taking home a 76-64 victory. Shontice Simmons came up huge for the Lionesses as she dropped in a gamehigh 25 points and snagged a team-high nine rebounds. Tayla Vaughn was the other double-digit scorer for Langston with 11. Columbia also had two players in double figures – Ashley Fisher with 23 and Heather English with 13. The Lionesses dominated the first half, shooting 16-of33 (49 percent) and knocking five 3-pointers to secure a commanding 46-26 lead at halftime. Langston was up 64-41 when the Lady Cougars finally made a run and outscored the Lionesses 15-4 during the final seven minutes. Sadly for Columbia, it was too little, too late. Langston plays Biola tonight at 8 p.m. Xavier 74, southern nazarene 67 As a basketball team, it’s hard to win a tournament game while committing 25 turnovers. Just ask the Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm, who did just that and lost 7467 to Xavier Thursday. The staggering number of turnovers wiped out a dominant performance on the boards by Southern Nazarene. The Crimson Storm outrebounded the Gold Nuggets 47-31 in the game. Xavier won despite having just two players in double figures compared to four for Southern Nazarene. SiMon Franklin led the Gold Nuggets with a game-high 16 while Brandi Young chipped in 11. Southern Nazarene was paced by Logan Martin and Oumoul Thiam, who both scored 14. Also in double figures were Sharmeda Johnson with 13 and Abbey Marra with 10. The Crimson Storm trailed by as many as 10 in the first half before tying things at 31 with 5:29 left until halftime. The Gold Nuggets ended the half on an 8-5 run to lead 39-36 at the break. Xavier took control four minutes into the second half when a bucket by Keldra Hall gave the Crimson Storm a 42-41 advantage. It was a lead Xavier would never relinquish despite the best efforts of the Gold Nuggets, who twice cut their deficit to one. bioL a 69, Lee 66 Lady panthers win opener Frankfort High’s softball team rallied for an 18-16 win Wednesday in its season opener against Williamstown at Capitol View Park. Peyton Monroe hit a two-out double to drive in the winning run, and Elizabeth Dunn was the winning pitcher. Aubrey Penn, Shelby Aldridge, Macy Hutcherson and Monroe each had two hits, and Kayla Hortenbury, Maya Burke, BriAnna Burbridge, Hannah Davis and Shanae Brown each had one hit. The Lady Panthers play their next game Wednesday at Bath County. CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 Lubbock Christian (26-5) took the lead late in the first half, extended it to 11 points at halftime and went on to beat LSU Shreveport in the final game of the first session Thursday. The Lady Chaparrals of Texas closed the first half with an 11-0 run to lead 3524 at the break. They continued that momentum in the second half, and their largest lead was 7949 with 3:14 left in the game. Lubbock Christian shot 44 percent for the game with four players in double figures. Kelsey Canavan had a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Brittany Roberts had a double-double with a game-high 22 points and 12 assists. Emily Atkins finished with 16 points and April Ehlers with 14. Jenna Diakos led LSU Shreveport (25-9) with 15 very encouraging to me,” Nitz said. “The week before I got a cold and I thought it might not happen since when I swim when I’ve been sick I don’t do as well, but God helped me do well.” Nitz, a member of the TNT swim team, will compete in the Olympic Trials scheduled for June 25-July 2 in Omaha, Neb. Her next meet will be a Grand Prix meet in two weeks in Indianapolis. “I have another meet in a couple weeks and my coach is hoping I can get in another event as well,” she said. Last month at the high school state meet Nitz won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly. She’ll swim for Wheaton College, an NCAA Div. III school in Wheaton, Ill., next fall. UNioN | Takes on Xavier tonight for quarterfinal berth CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 FrankFort high Another day, another seven seed upsetting a two seed. A day after Rogers State shocked Cumberlands in OT, seventh-seeded Biola defeated second-seeded Lee 69-66 and earned a date in the second round against Langston. The Eagles pulled off the upset with help from a trio of players who all scored 15 points – Chelsea Hill, Adijat Adams and Charrise Reece. The Lady Flames stayed in the game thanks to a phenomenal performance by Hollie German, who scored a game-high 34 points and dished out a team-high three assists. The first half was a seesaw affair that saw three ties and four lead changes. When the halftime buzzer sounded, Biola held a 32-29 lead. Biola dominated the second half and led by as many as 12 before Lee closed the final two minutes on a 9-2 run to make the score 67-66 with seven seconds left. The Lady Flames fouled Hill after Madison Lee’s bucket cut the Biola lead to one and Hill converted both freebies. Lee wasn’t able to get off a final shot in the remaining time. NAIA DIv. I WomEN’s BAskEtBAll NAtIoNAl ChAmPIoNshIP At the Frankfort Convention Center THURSDAY First round Saint Xavier (Ill.) 75, Campbellsville 57 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 74, Loyola (La.) 63 Westmont (Calif.) 59, Lyon (Ark.) 57 Lubbock Christian (Texas) 79, LSU Shreveport 55 Langston (Okla.) 76, Columbia (Mo.) 64 Biola (Calif.) 69, Lee (Tenn.) 66 Union (Tenn.) 63, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 50 Xavier (La.) 74, Southern Nazarene (Okla.) 67 Today Second round 9 a.m. – Azusa Pacific (25-7) vs. Shawnee State (28-5) 10:45 a.m. – Oklahoma City (31-1) vs. Westminster (22-8) 12:30 p.m. – Saint Xavier (24-8) vs. Westmont (30-3) 2:15 p.m. – Lubbock Christian (26-5) vs. Lewis-Clark State (29-4) 4:30 p.m. – Avila (22-9) vs. Georgetown (22-9) 6:15 p.m. – Shorter (28-6) vs. Rogers State (21-11) 8 p.m. – Biola (22-10) vs. Langston (30-3) 9:45 p.m. – Xavier (26-8) vs. Union (32-2) Saturday Quarterfinals 2 p.m. – Oklahoma City-Westminster winner vs. Azusa Pacific-Shawnee State winner 4 p.m. – Lubbock Christian-Lewis-Clark State winner vs. Saint Xavier-Westmont winner 6 p.m. – Avila-Georgetown winner vs. Shorter-Rogers State winner 8 p.m. – Biola-Langston winner vs. Xavier-Union winner girls tennis team wins Frankfort High’s girls tennis team improved to 2-1 with a 4-1 victory over Bullitt East Wednesday at Juniper Hill. The Lady Panthers’ next match is Monday at Juniper Hill against Gallatin County. Singles: Jenna Miller (FH) def. Jenna Nidiffer 6-0, 6-0; Lydia Miller (FH) def. Megan Figg 7-6 (8-6), 6 -0; Mackenzie Sanders (FH) def. Amber Danthat 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. Doubles: A manda Ripso-Kylar Ware (BE) won by forfeit, Leighann NealEmily Ballantyne (FH) def. Camela Ripso-Jesse Hottoris 6-7 (1-7), 6-0 forfeit. FrankLin Co. arnold named all-state Franklin County senior Zach Arnold has been named preseason All-State in baseball. Arnold, the Flyers’ starting catcher, has signed to play baseball next year at the University of Kentucky. Last season he was named Franklin County’s MVP, best offensive player and best defensive player. Arnold hit .446 with six doubles and one home run, driving in 16 runs. He scored 83 runs and had a .525 on-base percentage. youth FootbaLL FyFL signups are saturday The Frankfort Youth Football League will have signups Saturday, March 17, at Harrod Football Field in Capitol View Park at 10 a.m. The league is open to boys and girls ages 5-12 for football players and cheerleaders. The fee is $100 per child at signup, and children must be 5 before Dec. 31, 2012 to be able to participate. The fee will be $150 for signups after June 16. Sibling discounts are available. For more information visit www.thefyfl.com. running ‘run for the gold’ is saturday Registration is underway for the fourth annual Good Shepherd IRISH “Run for the Gold” set for Saturday, March 17. Registration forms are available at www.gssfrankfort.org or register online at w ww. frankfortymca.org. The race begins at the corner of St. Clair and Broadway. This is the first leg of the Frankfort Trifectea Run/ Walk Series. The second leg will be the Pro.Active for Life 5K on May 18 and the final leg will be the Y’s Activate America 5 Miler on June 16. All race routes can be viewed at w ww. mapmyrun.com. CMYK

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