Behind a well-balanced scoring attack and a two dominant quarters, the Port Clinton Redskins won their fifth consecutive game with a 51-29 defeat of Perkins last Friday in Sandusky Bay Conference action.
Port Clinton, which improved to 5-1 and 3-0 in the SBC, jumped out to a 14-2 lead after the first quarter and outscored the Pirates 13-3 in the third quarter to account for the difference in their victory. The other two quarters showcased a battle to a 24-24 tie.
Senior forward Tiffany Colston led all scorers with 12 points, Emily Ashley had 11 points and Hope Thorbahn and Marissa Day finished with 9 points apiece.
Perkins (2-3, 2-1 SBC) got nine points from Olivia Orshoski and seven from Ariana Burrows.
Port Clinton 45, Norwalk 44
Tiffany Colston’s two free throws with 8.6 seconds remaining helped Port Clinton to rally and defeat Norwalk, 45-44, in non-conference action last week.
The Redskins trailed 40-30 with 6:54 to play before outscoring the Truckers 15-4 the rest of the way. Head coach Toby Bickel had his team employ a full-court press that caused several turnovers and helped Port Clinton get back into the contest.
The ‘Skins led 15-8 after the first quarter before Norwalk outscored Port Clinton 27-15 in the middle two quarters to take a 35-30 lead into the fourth quarter.
Tiffany Colston led all scorers with 21 points, followed by Hope Thorbahn (10) and Emily Ashley (5).
The Truckers were led by Kailee Flowers, who had 15 points, and Jiselle Thomas, who finished with 10.
The ‘Skins host three teams this week Huron, Danbury and Clyde.