|Ottoville girls, Knights win openers at VW|
|Written by Nick Johnson|
|Monday, November 26, 2012 12:11 PM|
VAN WERT - The Van Wert Lady Cougars took on the Ottoville Lady Green at Van Wert High School in the second game of the McDonald’s Tip-off Tournament, with the Lady Green beating the Cougars 56-27 to advance to the championship game today.
Ottoville was led by 6-2 senior center Abby Siefker with a game-high 26 points, whereas the Cougars were led by junior guard Cheyenne Handy with nine points off the bench. All of Handy’s points came in the second half.
The Lady Green were the first to score when Rachel Beining got fouled and made the front end of two foul shots. Siefker grabbed the miss on the second foul shot and put it back up to give Ottoville a 3-0 lead. Van Wert countered with an Erin Morrow layup. Siefker and Beining controlled the low block for much of the game, which allowed the Lady Green to take a 9-4 lead at the end of the first quarter.
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