Two of the top teams in NE Ohio faced off at Medina on Saturday night, and Magnificat emerged on top by a score of 67-64. The Blue Streaks surged at the right time and capitalized on too many 4th quarter mistakes by the Bees (11-2).
Sarah McKee led all scorers with 27 points and added 8 rebounds and 3 steals. Lindsey Linard was a force inside and had 17 points, 13 rebounds, 8 blocks. Hailey Tripp added 10 points, 5 rebounds for the home team and Alyssa Johnson contributed 3 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 free throw in the 4th quarter.
The Bees shot 34-41 from the free throw line on the night but could not hold off Magnificat in the closing minutes.
Medina will host Highland on Wednesday, January 15 at 7:30pm. A ceremony for senior night will be held prior to the game.
(Photo by Russ Gifford)