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Posted on Tue, Dec 6, 2011 : 8:59 p.m.

Chelsea wins in overtime, Lincoln and Milan shoot 91 free throws and more Tuesday results

By Staff

A roundup of Tuesday night's girls basketball results in Washtenaw County...


Overcoming a second half deficit and pulling out a win in overtime isn’t always the plan for Chelsea (2-0) head coach Todd Blomquist, but wasn’t a bad thing Tuesday for the Bulldogs.

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"It's great for us to face some adversity early in the year and to be able to respond, it does a lot for us,” Blomquist said.

The Bulldogs trailed 27-20 at the half, but made up that deficit with a 15-7 third quarter.

Warren stayed in the game with the scoring of Dajoure Turner who had a game-high 26 points.

Chelsea would outscore Fitzgerald 9-5 in OT to win their second straight to open the year.

"We were able to get to the free-throw line. We were pretty aggressive with the ball,” said Blomquist.

The Bulldogs finished the game 26 of 39 from the line.

Megan Hall scored a team high 23 points for Chelsea including 12 for 19 free throws. She also had nine rebounds. Mackenzie Cole scored 19 for the Bulldogs and was 7 of 9 shooting on the night including a perfect 3 of 3 from 3-point range

"It was a very efficient 19 points.” Bloomquist said. “She's cool under pressure and she hit some really big shots for us tonight."

Logan Sims scored 13 and Devin Talley had 11 points and seven rebounds for Huron (2-1), which forced 29 turnovers.

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“It was just a sloppy game,” River Rats coach Steve Vinson said. “We didn’t capitalize very well (on the turnovers). But we played hard, we played good defense.”

Alexis Garner added six points and seven rebounds for Huron.


Arielle Cargor scored 22 points, Dominique Foley scored 21 and Katelyn Morris had 16 points and 18 rebounds as Lincoln improved to 3-0 on the season.

“We’re really excited,” Railsplitters coach Mike Hotchkiss said.

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The game had 91 free throws, with Milan shooting 31 percent (16 of 52) and Lincoln 46 percent (18 of 39).

"This is the first game we made a concerted effort to attack the basket," Hotchkiss said.

Sierra Scott scored 12 and Corinna Schneider had 10 points, 16 rebounds and four steals for Milan.


Thanks in large part to a lack of size, Pioneer (0-2) started shooting guard Janese Honeycutt at power forward in hopes of improving its play down low. Honeycutt responded with nine points and 10 rebounds, but the Pioneers fell short against Flint Northern.

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"She played out of position and did a good a job for us,” said head coach Crystal Westfield. "She is very aggressive down low and she pulls down rebounds as well as anybody down there."

The Pioneers struggled shooting the ball -- just as they did in a season opening loss to Chelsea -- but Westfield thinks that will change soon.

"I believe that once we start to hit our shots and shoot with confidence our whole game is going to turn around," Westfield said. Brianna Mayes led the way for Flint Northern with 15 points and 13 rebounds.


Saline trailed 15-2 after the first quarter and couldn’t recover, never getting closer than five the rest of the way.

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“They’re a great team and we’re trying to be what they are,” Saline coach Jeff Waltz said of Canton.

Waltz said the team did a good job neutralizing Robyn Mack and Rachel Winters -- two of Canton's best players -- but Kiara Schneider went off for 17.

“There were enough positives for our team,” Waltz said. “We’re still learning how to win.”

Allison Rentschler and Amanda Price each scored seven for the Hornets (0-1).


McKenna Erkfritz paced Manchester with 27 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks.

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“Every game we’ve had somebody else step up as a leading scorer,” Manchester coach Cori Kastel said. “This is the McKenna I know.”

Lexi Johnson had 14 of Onsted’s 17 first-quarter points. Kastel said the Dutch switched to a man-to-man defense after that, and Johnson had two points the rest of the game being guarded by Taylor Manders.

In addition to her defensive responsibilities, Manders scored 12 points and had seven of Manchester’s 21 assists.

Maddie Collins scored 10 for Manchester (3-0).


Ypsilanti got within three with about 90 seconds to go, but turnovers on the next two possessions doomed the Phoenix’s chances.

"Late game situations, we have to take care of the ball. That's inexcusable," Ypsilanti coach Chris Slater said.

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Slater counted 16 missed lay-ups in the first half, many caused by players not setting themselves after grabbing an offensive rebound.

"We have to put those down if we want to win games," Slater said.

Nyree Watson scored 11 for Ypsilanti and Tori Amison had six points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.


A few early mistakes and missed opportunities contributed to Dexter (2-0) scoring a scant two points in the first quarter against Plymouth. Luckily for the Dreadnaughts, defense kept them in it and by halftime they were ahead 22-15.

"A lot of it had to do with our defense. We got some steals and rebounds that help create quality scoring chances, said head coach Mike Bavineau.

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Dexter scored 20 points as a team in the second stanza led by Olivia Vollmers who had 13 points. But it was Makenzie Svihra's seven points which Bavineau thought had the biggest impact on the team.

"I thought Makenzie came off the bench and gave us a big spark and really energized the team in the second quarter,” Bavineau said.


Taylor Hinkson scored 14 points and Sarah Falvey and Angela Broggi had 12 apiece as the Fighting Irish improved to 2-0. Broggi also had nine rebounds and six steals. Falvey had six steals and four assists.

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The game was tied 18-18 at half, but Richard used a 20-10 third quarter and 12-4 fourth to put the Blue Devils away.

"For all the steals we had in the first half, we just kept turning the ball right back over," said Richard coach Matt Carroll. "Defensively, we played the same in the second half, offensively we just picked it up."


Even with starting point guard Myranda Owens returning from mononucleosis, the Whitmore Lake Trojans (0-3) couldn’t find a way to avoid turnovers and score points against Ottawa Lake Whiteford.

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Whitmore Lake head coach Jennifer Taylor said her bigs were badly out rebounded and missed numerous opportunities underneath the basket in the loss.

"It’s time for my big girls to stand up. They're not hitting the boards,” Taylor said, adding that the guards have out rebounded the forwards.

Melissa Dreffs and Abby Salata led Whitmore Lake in scoring with eight points apiece.


Freshman Zakiya Wells scored 22 points and added seven rebounds to lead Arbor Prep (2-0) over Westland Huron Valley in its second straight win to open the season.

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But it was defense that made head coach Rod Wells happy. His team forced 25 turnovers and kept the pressure up all night.

"Our defense created a faster flow game. Our defense was more energetic,” Rod said.

Rod was particularly impressed with freshman Karlee Morris who scored 10 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and added three steals and two blocks.

"She was a force on defense,” Rod said. "She put a lot of pressure on the ball."


Keya Lawson scored 26 points and China McGee had 10 rebounds for Willow Run in a losing effort. (Full statistics not available)

Compiled by Matt Durr, Jason Idalski and Pete Cunningham.