Chillicothe's Lady Cavs came roaring out of the gates in their Division 2 Sectional Semi Thursday, but could not keep up that pace, falling to Miami Trace 44-22.
Leading 16-9 after the first quarter, CHS went silent for the next 10 minutes of play on offense, as they were outscored 35-6 for the rest of the game. They were held scoreless in the second period, trailing 24-16 at half, then checked on just 2 points in the third period for a 36-18 score, then managed only four points in the final quarter.
Chillicothe shot only 9-of-41 for 22% from the field going 3-of-9 from the arc. They were 2-for-2 from the foul line.
The Lady Panthers were 18-of-47 from the field for 38%, including 2-of-12 from the arc. Miami Trace were also 6-for-6 from the charity stripe.
Bri Dawes led the Lady Cavs with 10 points, while Miami Trace had two players in double figures 14 for Abbey Shwenk had 14 and Jesse Cobb 12.
Miami Trace advances to the Sectional Final at 2:45pm Saturday against Unioto at Zane Trace High School.