Hudson girls basketball defeats Britton Deerfield in non-conference game
BRITTON – Women’s basketball teams Hudson and Britton Deerfield both entered undefeated in Tuesday’s non-conference.
The Tigers took control early with strong defense and, paired with a double-digit scoreline from a pair of players, moved away to a 50-29 victory over the Patriots.
âWe’re trying to put our hat on that pressure defense, being able to apply pressure everywhere,â said Hudson coach Anthony Barron. “Tonight it worked in our favor.”
Simi Parhar led all scorers with 15 points, including five to 3 points for Hudson, as well as four rebounds and two assists while Keely Hinzman had 13 points, seven rebounds and two steals. Emily Czeiszperger scored nine points, two rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block for the Tigers (3-0), who led up to 23 points.
“(Simi) is coming out of an ACL tear so she’s been away the entire last year and one of the most important things was that we had to make sure she didn’t lose her touch of the shot.” , said Barron. âShe hasn’t done it yet. She’s a big shot for us.
For Britton Deerfield (2-1), Jillian Molnar led the way offensively with nine points and took seven rebounds with one block. Haylie Shiels added seven points, five rebounds and three assists as Cam Fore posted a record nine rebounds for the Patriots.
âWe weren’t strong enough on the inside to play physically and that’s one of the things with our team is that we don’t play physically enough on the defensive boards,â said the coach. Britton Deerfield, Kim Gall. “(Hudson) had a few fouls on the boards so we didn’t get the rebounds at the right angle or at the right time.”
Hudson won the opening point and Parhar connected on a 3 pointer to open the scoring, to which BD responded via a jumper from Alivia Salenbien, but the Tiger attack came out on top from there , as they scored the next 18 points in a row, including another 3- pointer from Parhar and six points in a row from Hinzman. BD closed the frame with a strikeout from Fore and a quick layup from Claire Molnar.
The teams traded 3 points in the second quarter, but after a layup from Hinzman, Jillian Molnar scored five in a row to reduce the lead to 25-14.
It was as close as the Patriots came closer, as Hudson got a jumper from Czeiszperger and a free throw from Lauren Hill, sandwiching two free throws from Jillian Molnar, to complete frame 12. The Tigers opened the second. half by scoring the first 10 points straight ahead to increase the lead to 38-16 in the middle of the third quarter.
Madison 49, Manchester 44: In Manchester, the Trojans took a big early lead and survived a rally by the Dutch in the fourth quarter.
Madisyn McDonald scored 18 points and Navaeh Parish 10 for Madison, who led 38-23 after three quarters. McDonald’s had a 3-point and a pair of free throws in the fourth quarter to help Madison hold on.
Onsted 35, Michigan Center 33: At Onsted, Kennedy Ross hit a pair of free throws in the final 10 seconds as Onsted took the non-conference victory.
The game was tied 18-18 at half-time and 25-25 before the fourth quarter. Nicole Harrah hit a clutch shot in the paint to tie the game and Ross won it with free throws.
Ross finished with nine points and 13 rebounds. Kaylei Smith scored 13 points and had seven rebounds and two steals for the Wildcats 2-0.
Onsted heads to Dundee on Friday.
Morenci 46, Clinton 13: At Clinton, five Morenci players scored between seven and 10 points as the Bulldogs beat the Redwolves.
Josie Zuvers and Libby Rorick scored 10 points each. Rebekah Shoemaker scored eight and Rachel Shoemaker and Castillo each have seven for Morenci, which limited Clinton to four field goals and just four points in the second half. Kaylie Livingston led Clinton with six points.
Lenawee Christian 66, Summerfield 53: In Petersburg, the Cougars took a 38-25 halftime lead against the Bulldogs, who return three starters from a 15-game winning team that reached the Division 4 semifinals a year ago.
Avery Sluss scored 17 points and had five interceptions to lead Lenawee Christian (2-1) and Kylie Summer added 16 points and four assists. Lizzy Scharer scored 13 points. Kelsie Lilly had eight rebounds to go with nine points.
Summerfield won the JV match, 31-26.
Sand Creek 46, Addison 17: At Sand Creek, the Aggies are not yet complete but have 14 points from Emily Carbajal and 11 from Kylie Serin to beat the Panthers at home.
Sand Creek limited Addison to six points in the second half.
Addison won the JV game, 38-16, led by 14 points from Taylor Jezerski
Erie Mason 60, Blissfield 56: In Erie, Mason’s Lizzy Liedel scored eight 3-pointers and scored 47 points as the Eagles handed Blissfield their first loss.
Liedel had 31 points at halftime.
Blissfield’s Avery Collins and Julia White each scored 15 points for the Royals (2-1). White and Sarah Bettis each got 10 rebounds for Blissfield.