Gilmour Academy Lady Lancers Advancing to Final Four in Division III State Tournament

first_imgCuyahoga Falls, Ohio- On Saturday the Gilmour Academy Lady Lancers faced off against the Garrettsville-Garfield G-Men with a spot to the Division III State Semifinal on the line.This past Wednesday the Lady Lancers defeated the Chippewa Chipps by a score of 68-47 to earn their spot in this Regional Final match-up. On the other hand, Garrettsville-Garfield defeated the Ursuline Fighting Irish by a score of 60-50.The Gilmour Academy Lady Lancers jumped to an early lead over the G-Men after a highly defensive first quarter of play. At the end of the quarter, the Lady Lancers lead the G-Men by a score of 17-8.The Lady Lancers continued to bring the defensive pressure to the G-Men and only allowed them to score 8 more points in the second quarter.The Lady Lancers took a 41-16 lead into halftime. Naz Hillmon lead the Lady Lancers with 18 points. Grayson Rose and Lauren Jones were the only girls to score in the half for the G-Men with Rose scoring 7 and Jones scoring 9.The Lady Lancers scored 19 points as they extended their lead over the G-Men into the final quarter with a score of 60-30. Hillmon scored an additional 10 points, giving her a game total of 28 points.The Lady Lancers scored an additional 16 points in the final quarter and defeated the G-Men by a score of 76-46. The Lady Lancers finished the game with 7 three pointers.Emily Kelley scored her first points of the game for the Lady Lancers in the fourth quarter. Kelley finished the game with 4 points.Hillmon lead all scorers with 28, followed by Grace Mullen with 9, Sarah Bohn had 8, Annika Corcoran scored 8, and Emma Gurley added 8. Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for LastWordOnSports.com. He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on AllSportsCleveland.com. Payton Vince Related TopicsFinal Four in Division IIIGilmour Academy LancersState Semifinals The Lady Lancers advanced to the Final Four of the Division III State Tournament with the victory and will move on to play Africentric Early College at 1:00 PM on March 17 in Columbus, Ohio. The game will be played at the Jerome Schottenstein Center.last_img read more

Philadelphia firefighter dies after he’s trapped inside home for 30 minutes

first_img@BobBrooks6abc/Twitter(PHILADELPHIA) — An 11-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department died in the line of duty after the interior of a home collapsed this morning, pinning him under debris, officials said.Lt. Matt LeTourneau was trapped for 30 minutes until firefighters were able to remove him, Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel said at a news conference. LeTourneau, 42, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.“Our hearts are breaking,” Thiel said in a statement. “And we are without words.”A resident at the north Philadelphia row home was also found dead inside the building, officials said, and two other firefighters were injured.The fire was deemed under control after about 2 hours, officials said.The cause of the blaze is under investigation, the fire department said.Condolences swiftly poured in for the fallen firefighter, who had been promoted to lieutenant in 2015.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more