Kelly girls advance to final

Thursday, March 2, 2006

Top-seeded Kelly used a fourth-quarter rally to defeat No. 4 Clearwater 61-51 in the Class 3 District 2 girls tournament semifinals Wednesday at Greenville High School.

The Hawks (19-8) will advance to Friday's 6 p.m. championship against Greenville or Woodland.

Brittany Ponder led Kelly with 14 points.

Kelly 61, Clearwater 51

Clearwater12151113--51
Kelly12141223--61

CLEARWATER (51) -- Thurman 5, Keel 8, Borris 4, D'Amico 9, Bell 20, Kayla White 2, Carmen White 3. FG 18, FT 12-27, F 25 (3-pointers: Keel 2, Bell 1. Fouled out: Thurman, Keel, D'Amico)

KELLY (61) -- Brittany Ponder 14, Sarah Ruff 4, Leigh Ann Buchheit 8, Mindy Robert 8, Kayla Cissell 2, Nikki Weiny 10, Katee Moore 4, Debra Hall 11. FG 18, FT 25-33, F 19 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

BOYS BASKETBALL Class 2 District 3 Viburnum 79, St. Vincent 68

Fourth-seeded St. Vincent (10-15) lost to top-seeded Viburnum in the semifinal round.

Greg Finger had 20 points and 10 assists, while Waylon Richardet had 18 points and 10 rebounds.

St. Vincent19131620--68
Viburnum15212221--79

ST. VINCENT (68) -- Greg Finger 20, Waylon Richardet 18, Eric Clements 17, Mark Hotop 5, Chris Fischer 3, Chad Wheeler 2, Zach Richardet 2, Scott Blythe 1. FG 26, FT 13-21, F 13 (3-pointers: Finger 2, Hotop 1. Fouled out: Finger)

VIBURNUM (79) -- Payne 32, Joe Bozic 18, Rutledge 13, Tiefenauer 8, Coleman 4, Halbert 2, Willhite 2. FG 32, FT 11-17, F 15 (3-pointers: Bozic 2, Tiefenauer 2. Fouled out: Tiefenauer)

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