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Coffman still chasing UA in OCC-Central

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Coffman's Karen Escobar passes around Marysville's Mikayla Hughes on Dec. 13. The Shamrocks will be host to Central Crossing on Friday, Jan. 31.
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Friday January 31, 2014 7:18 PM

Sade Olatoye scored 23 points to lead the Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball team past visiting Jerome 72-46 on Jan. 21.

The Shamrocks are 12-6 overall and 8-2 in the OCC-Central Division. They were one game back in the league behind Upper Arlington, which was 9-1 in the OCC-Central before playing Central Crossing on Jan. 28.

The game against host Thomas Worthington on Jan. 28 was postponed because of bad weather and rescheduled for Feb. 10.

Kamerine Taylor scored 20 points with three 3-pointers against the Celtics. Christine Szabo had 13 points and Griffin Tullis added 11.

On Jan. 24, Taylor had 18 points with three 3-pointers in a 53-33 league win over Marysville. Olatoye scored 14 points and Tullis added 11.

Irish lose two close contests

Scioto was 1-17 overall and 1-9 in the OCC-Cardinal before playing Westerville South on Jan. 29.

Brianna Bell scored a career-high 30 points, but the Irish lost to Marysville 56-52 in overtime Jan. 21. Rachel Willis had 10 points and McKenzie Lomax added six.

Bell scored 20 points with four 3-pointers as the Irish lost to Central Crossing 40-35 on Jan. 25. Abbie Moore added six points.

On Jan. 24, Lomax led with 10 points in a 73-34 league loss to Westerville North. Bell scored nine, Willis had six and Viktoria Bedalli added five.

Four-game skid ends for Celtics

Jerome was 7-8 overall and 6-3 in the OCC-Cardinal before playing Westerville North on Jan. 29.

Entering the week, the Celtics were third in the league behind North (9-0) and Hilliard Bradley (8-2).

The Celtics snapped a four-game losing streak with a 43-35 league win Jan. 24 over Hilliard Darby.

Madison Watson scored nine points in Jerome's loss to Coffman. Rachel Ferguson, Hadley Kiefer and Sarah Youngs all scored eight.

-- Scott Hennen

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