Ottawa-Glanford pulls away from Hathaway Brown for 51-40 win


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kadie Hempfling had 20 points and Ottawa-Glandorf blanked Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown in the fourth quarter for a 51-40 win in a girls Division II state semifinal on Thursday at Value City Arena.

The Titans (26-2) play defending champion Kettering Archbishop Alter at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Ottawa-Glandorf was the 2015 Division III runner-up before moving up a classification.

Hathaway Brown (17-11) went ahead 40-35 with 1:13 left in the third quarter but the Blazers missed their final 10 field goals and Ottawa-Glandorf reeled off 16 points in a row.

Hempfling’s basket with 5:50 left in the fourth put the Titans ahead to stay at 41-40.

Kylie White scored 11 points for the Titans. Jackie Carman scored 14 and Dani Lawson 13 for Hathaway Brown.