Hancock would score the first 5 points of the game, and give a preview for how she would perform the rest of the game. Chassidy Hilchey would score Oak Hill's only 4 points of the quarter as Lake Region led 7-4 after the first.
Oak Hill's Maggie Sabine would score the first 7 points for her team in the second quarter. Lake Region was more balanced, with six scorers in the quarter as the Lakers went on an 11-0 run after the teams were tied at 11. The Raiders would go on a 6-0 run of their own to end the half, capped off by a Darby Beaulieu jumper with only a few seconds left. Lake Region held a 22-17 lead at halftime.
Beaulieu would continue her scoring into the second half, scoring the first 4 points for Oak Hill. With Lake Region getting into foul trouble, the Raiders would go on an 8-2 run to cut their deficit to 2 midway through the quarter. Sabine would pick up her fourth foul, and wit her off the court, the Lakers would go on a 5-0 run to try and pull away. Oak Hill wouldn't go away, however, as Julie Morneault would get fouled at the buzzer and hit all three free throws. It was only a 38-36 Lake Region lead heading into the fourth quarter.
The teams would keep it close until Hancock hit a big 3-pointer with 4:12 to play, giving the Lakers a 46-40 lead. They wouldn't look back, as Tiana-Jo Carter scored 6 points and Hancock 5 in the fourth as lake Region pulled way. They would play keep away and force Oak Hill to foul at the end, cruising to a 54-45 win. Lake Region will next play in the Semifinals Thursday at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
--RECAP WIL KRAMLICH--