Chillicothe-Jackson Game Rescheduled
Tuesday 01-12-2010 12:24pm ET
The make up date for the Chillicothe -Jackson game postponed last Saturday is for Wednesday February 10th at Hatton Memorial Gymnasium.
It'll be back-to-back meetings for both teams. They'll meet again, just three days later at Jackson the following Saturday.
1-9-10 Lady Cavs vs Jackson Postponed
Friday 01-08-2010 12:43pm ET
Jackson has been out of school most of this week and that's forced a postponement of Chillicothe's Girls Basketball contest Saturday night.
Athletic Department officials says the game will be rescheduled.
Chillicothe Winning Streak at 5; 46-40 over Eastern Brown
Saturday 01-02-2010 10:20pm ET
The Lady Cavs (7-3) reached the season's midway point with a 46-40 home victory over Eastern Brown Saturday night.
Chillicothe's Monique Lee and Whitney Harewood scored 12 points each, while Holly Casto-Lemay added five big points down the stretch to help the Cavs win their 5th straight game.
The Cavs are off until next Saturday's SEOAL match with Jackson at Hatton Gym.
Lady Cavs Rally at Warren, 46-35
Friday 01-01-2010 11:08pm ET
Warren hit a 3-point basket for a 33-31 lead, but down the stretch, Chillicothe used a 15-2 run to close out a 46-35 road victory.
Coach Shawn Blue said momentum was not going Chillicothe's way and took a time out after the Warriors took the lead. From that point, Chillicothe turned up the defense to take over the game.
Monique Lee led the Lady Cavs with 13, Holly Casto-Lemay added 10 for the double figure scorers.
The win improves Chillicothe's mark to 4-1 in the SEOAL and 6-3 overall.
The Cavs will host Eastern Brown Saturday night at Hatton Gym.
Lady Cavs Post 51-31 Win Over Circleville
Tuesday 12-29-2009 9:31am ET
The Chillicothe Lady Cavaliers took an 18-10 lead in the first quarter and never looked back to secure a 51-31 win over Circleville, Monday.
Defensively, Chillicothe held Circleville to 5 shot attempts in the first.
The Lady Tigers would then be held to 1 point in the second quarter, which came from a foul shot putting the score at 27-11 at the half.
Chillicothe shot 22/62 for 35% from the field, while Circleville was 10/39 for 25%.
Holly Casto-Lemay led all scorers with 14 points and Whitney Harewood added 11. Jenna Grunden led Circleville with 11 points.
The Lady Cavaliers improve to (5-3) and will travel to Warren on Wednesday.
Photo gallery by Dana Cousins, wbex.com
Lady Cavs Garner 47-32 Win at Hatton
Monday 12-21-2009 8:57am ET
Chillicothe Girls Basketball improved to 2-1 in the SEOAL and 3-3 overall with a 47-32 home victory over Gallia Academy.
While coach Shwn Blue was happy with his team's defensive play, he says the Cavs need to win the battle of the boards. Chillicothe gave Gallia nearly 2-1 opportunities on offensive rebounds.
Mo Lee paced the Cavalier attack with 14 points while Whitney Harewood and Mariah Smith had 11 points each.
The Lady Cavs travel to Portsmouth Wednesday night.See the Chillicothe Gazette Photo Gallery
Turnovers Hurt Lady Cavs, Fall at Marietta 65-35
Saturday 12-12-2009 10:53pm ET
Chillicothe had trouble maintaining possession, and it led to a 65-35 rout by the Marietta Tigers.
The defending SEOAL champ forced 34 Chillicothe turnovers, and they made the most of their opportunities from the free throw line. Marietta made 19 of 28 shots from the stripe and for a third straight game, Chillicothe had trouble getting the the line going 2-6.
Monique Lee led the Cavs with 14 points.
Chillicothe (2-3/1-1) continues league play next week with Gallia Academy at CHS.
Cavs Fall at Watterson, 44-24
Thursday 12-10-2009 8:39am ET
The Lady Cavs dropped a 44-24 decision at Bishop Watterson Wednesday night.
Coach Shawn Blue said Watterson out-sized his Cavaliers, but was pleased with Chillicothe's rebounding effort in a very physical game.
Offensively, Chillicothe couldn't get to the free throw line. The Cavs had just one attempt which didn't come until the game's final 30 seconds.
Watterson took a 7-4 first quarter lead and expanded that lead to 21-12 by halftime. Most of the damage was done in the second and third periods when Watterson outscored the Cavs 28-13.
Mariah Smith led the Cavs with 8 points (all in the first half).
Chillicothe (2-2, 1-0) travels to face defending SEOAL champ Marietta Saturday.
CHILLICOTHE SCORING: Mariah Smith, 8; Holly Casto-Lemay, 6; Monique Lee, 3; Brittny Strawser, 3 and Alyssa Oates 2.
Lady Cavs Beat Ironton in OT 49-45
Saturday 12-05-2009 7:06pm ET
Coming off a loss at home to Zane Trace, the Lady Cavs boarded the bus early Saturday for a road trip to Ironton.
The came home with a 49-45 overtime victory and a good start for league play.
Monique Lee fouled out of the game with 2:30 remaining in the extra period. With Lee on the bench, Mariah Smith, Holly Casto-Lemay and Whitney Harewood took charge. Smith hit two quick baskets to allow the Cavs time to work the clock. Ironton forced Chillicothe to hit the free throw line and the Cavs iced the game, making 7-of-9 shots.
Both teams fought to an 8-8 tie through the first period while the Tigers took a 16-15 lead at the half.
In the third, Ironton held a 28-26 lead, but Chillicothe scrapped back. The Cavs had a 38-36 lead before Ironton's Lorna Ceasar hit a shot with 17 seconds remaining to tie and force the overtime.
Coach Shawn Blue credited Harewood's efforts at the point and added the Cavs "had a great 4th quarter and overtime".
Harewood and Smith lead the Cavs with 13 points each and Casto-Lemay chipped in 11.
The Cavs (2-1, 1-0 SEOAL) head to Watterson next Wednesday.
CHILLICOTHE: Casto-Lemay 11; Harewood 13; M.Smith 13; Lee 8; Strawser 2; Oates 2.
Zane Trace Earns 50-42 Win at CHS
Friday 12-04-2009 12:26am ET
Zane Trace overcame a Chillicothe comeback for a 50-42 win Thursday night.
The Pioneers led for most of the game until the Cavs Whitney Harewood hit a bucket with 4:38 remaining in the third period for Chillicothe's first lead of the game.
The Cavs kept pace with the ZT attack, 10-7 through the first 8 minutes of play, but saw the Pioneers cruise to a 21-11 lead by halftime.
Monique Lee was the only Lady Cavalier able to find the bottom of the basket, scoring all 11 of Chillicothe's points.
The Pioneers' Jessica Roepke led all scorers with 25 points, getting 11 by intermission.
Chillicothe's adjustments at the half fueled a 14-3 run and created 12 Zane Trace turnovers in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the Cavs blistered the nets hitting 6 of their initial 8 shots of the half. Chillicothe held a 33-26 lead before a Pioneer run to close the quarter at 33-32.
The Lady Cavs comeback hit a wall in to start the final period. Playing with three fouls, Mariah Smith's night ended quickly. Smith, defending Roepke on a rebound, suffered a personal and technical foul on the same play, disqualifying the 5'11" center for the remainder of the game. Roepke sank four straight free throws and the game's momentum rolled with the Pioneers. A one point Chillicothe lead soon became a 13 point deficit.
The Cavs managed to cut the margin to 48-42 in the final 90 seconds, and nearly three points, but a Lee jumper from long range fell wide and the Pioneers held on for the win.
Zane Trace made the most of their trips to the free throw line, connecting on 17 of 23 shots. Chillicothe made 5 of 8.
The Cavs slipped to 1-1 and will open SEOAL play Saturday with Ironton.
Zane Trace is 2-0 overall and prepares for a Saturday match with Alexander in the Zane Trace Tip-Off Classic.
Chillicothe scoring: Monique Lee 22; Mariah Smith 6; Brittny Strawser 5; Whitney Harewood 5; Holly Casto-Lemay 2 and Alyssa Oates 1.
Coach Shawn Blue draws up the Cavs attack
Photo by Jim Day, wbex.com