HS Roundup 3/2: Franklin wins in 3OT, Bellbrook, Tipp also advance

Tippecanoe, Bellbrook and Franklin each advanced to the regional tournament in Friday’s girls basketball Division II district finals at Mason.

Tippecanoe defeated Goshen 51-36, marking a fourth consecutive district championship and fifth straight district appearance. Maddie Frederick led the way with 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists.

Bellbrook blew past Roger Bacon 65-42 to take home a district title. Brooklyn Hall tallied 20 points and Bekah Vine and Cassidy Hofacker added 13 apiece.

In the final game Franklin buried a 3-point shot in the closing seconds to cap off a triple-overtime thriller versus Carroll.

Boys Basketball

Carroll 39, Spg. Shawnee 33: Eli Ramsey carried Carroll with 17 points in a D-II sectional final at Springfield. Carroll will play the winner of Saturday’s Aiken/Hughes matchup with a district title on the line.

Trotwood 96, Northridge 49: Trotwood rolled in a D-II sectional final at Springfield, moving on to face the winner of Sunday’s Alter/Chaminade Julienne contest in a district final on Thursday at UD Arena.

Coldwater 60, Lima Central Catholic 54: Coldwater moves on to the district tournament to face Fort Recovery, which beat Van Buren 54-46.

Emmanuel Christian 61, Tri-Village 48: Adonis Davis recorded 16 points, Jason Channels had 15 and Fred Shropshire added 14 to help Emmanuel win its first ever sectional title in a D-IV sectional final at Troy. Emmanuel Christian will face Russia in a district final on Friday at UD Arena.

Russia 37, Jackson Center 21: Daniel Kearns scored 10 points to help Russia pull away in the second half in this D-IV sectional final at Piqua.

St. Henry 59, Waynesfield-Goshen 27: Tyler Schlarman scored 17 points and Zach Niekamp added 14 for St. Henry in a D-IV sectional at Coldwater.

Minster 78, New Knoxville 53: Jared Schulze scored 19 points and Isaac Schmiesing tacked on 15 for Minster in the other D-IV sectional at Coldwater.

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