ROCKY RIVER — Larnae Vance led all scorers with 14 points, and her aggressive play on both ends of the floor led the Lutheran West Longhorns past the Clearview Clippers, 45-25, in a Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division matchup on Wednesday night.
Vance scored in three different quarters and her aggressive play both on and off the ball gave the Clippers fits tonight. On the offensive end, Clearview struggled to handle the Lutheran West defense, scoring in single digits in all four quarters.
While the game remained within single digits through the first half, Lutheran West pushed the lead to double digits early in the second half and cruised from their to the victory. Many reserves got several minutes in the final period.
Clearview fell to 6-6 overall and 5-4 in the Patriot Athletic Conference. The Lady Clippers are off on Saturday and will be back in action at Columbia next Wednesday. Lutheran West moves to 7-2 in the Patriot Athletic Conference, keeping pace at one game behind Fairview for the PAC Stripes Division lead.
In Junior Varsity action, Lutheran West defeated Clearview 52-22.
Lutheran West 45, Clearview 25
Clearview 8 6 5 6 25
Lutheran West 11 12 17 5 45
CLEARVIEW (25): Fabi Rosalez-Sadler 0-1-1, Arriana Noble 0-0-0, Mya English 0-0-0, Sam Jancsura 0-1-1, McKenna Ward 0-1-1, Olivia Romes 2-0-5, Ariana Vazquez 3-2-8, Madilyn Love 1-0-2, LeAnna Rogers 1-0-2, Madison Pennington 2-0-4, Brooke Rebman 0-1-1. TOTALS: 9-6-25.
LUTHERAN WEST (45): Riley Keller 1-0-2, Larnae Vance 6-1-14, Kelly Miles 0-1-1, Jashauna Harris 1-3-5, Kristin Groppe 2-1-5, Hope Kiraly 3-0-6, Talia Felton 1-0-2, Kelly Owens 0-0-0, Angelina Klopp 0-0-0, Alyssa Scolaro 0-0-0, Paris Mather 1-2-4, Julia Ellerbruch 2-2-6. TOTALS: 17-10-45.
Turnovers: Clearview 29, Lutheran West 21. Three Point Field Goals: Clearview 1 (Romes), Lutheran West 1 (Vance). Free Throws: Clearview 6-13, Lutheran West 10-20. Team Fouls: Lutheran West 14, Clearview 13. Fouled Out: None. Technical Fouls: None. Bench Scoring: Lutheran West 10, Clearview 5.
Junior Varsity: Lutheran West 52, Clearview 22.