COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ms. Basketball Kelsey Mitchell scored 23 points and top-ranked Cincinnati Princeton beat Toledo Notre Dame Academy 60-52 Saturday night in a Division I girls state semifinal at Ohio State’s Value City Arena.
Carlie Pogue added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Vikings (27-2), who shoot for their second big-school state title in Saturday’s final.
Mitchell also had six assists, four rebounds and a steal.
Tierra Floyd, like Mitchell a first-team all-stater, had 21 points for the seventh-ranked Eagles (24-4), with Kaayla Mcintyre adding 16.
Princeton outscored Notre Dame 12-5 in the third quarter and then hung on by hitting 7 of 10 free throws in the last 1:03 — three by Mitchell, who is headed to Ohio State along with her twin sister, Chelsea.