Lindsay Kaatz had another 20-point performance and St. Mary CC got its fifth straight win by opening a six-point lead after the third quarter in Tuesday's 62-56 win against Fremont St. Joe CC.
Kaatz scored a game-high 27 points and Katy Glovinsky added 15 more for the Panthers, who have turned a 1-11 start into a 6-11 record with three more games left in the Sandusky Bay Conference.
While the Panthers and Crimson Streaks were nearly identical in field goals in the game -- 22 for SMCC and 21 for St. Joe -- more came at the foul line for the Panthers on a 14 of 19 night. The Streaks were just 4 of 6 from the foul line, but kept the game close by making 10 3-pointers.
Western Reserve 50, Huron 31
At Collins, the Roughriders bounced back from Monday's loss to Perkins with a resounding 50-31 win over Huron in the team's final home game of the season.
Western (15-2) jumped out to a 19-3 lead at the end of the first quarter and improved that to 32-9 by halftime.
"I'm so pleased with our defense," Western coach Brenda Friend said. "We've made so much progress. To hold any team to nine points in a half is great. Lauren (Volz) didn't score in the first half for them, we defended her really well."
Margaretta 54, Seneca East 43
At Attica, Cheyenne Morris scored 13 points and Kelsey Kromer added 11 more for the Polar Bears, who made 22 of 42 field goals in their win against the Tigers.
Margaretta held Seneca East to 11 field goals in the game -- all 2-pointers -- but the Tigers were 21 of 28 at the foul line. Ashton Daniel scored a team-high 14 for the Tigers.
Port Clinton 60, Fremont Ross 30
At Port Clinton, the Redskins broke open a tight game at halftime with a 38-15 scoring advantage in the second half of a 30-point win over visiting Fremont Ross.
Hope Thorbahn led Port Clinton (6-12) with 15 points while Alex Stephenson added 13 points.
Columbian 56, Oak Harbor 44
At Oak Harbor, the Rockets fell by 12 points in a Division II sectional preview to visiting Tiffin Columbian.
The two teams will meet Feb. 22 at the Sandusky sectional site, with the winner getting a title game matchup with Clyde on Feb. 26.
Mapleton 40, New London 29
At Olivesburg, the Mounties held the Wildcats to one point in the second quarter to take a 19-9 lead and never looked back in a Firelands Conference win.
Sydnee Cooke led the WIldcats with nine points.
For more information on these games, see Wednesday's Sandusky Register.