Sarah Fryman had 29 points – almost six points above her season average – to lead the No. 6 seeded Huntington women’s basketball team to a 67-62 victory over No. 3-seed Saint Francis in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League Tournament at the Hutzell Center.
Fryman made 12 of 26 shots as Huntington dominated down the stretch, scoring 21 of the final 24 points. The Foresters will play Fridat at No. 2-seed Taylor in the semifinals.
Huntington’s Sam Hammel added 19 points with 10 rebounds. Erin Mohr had six points for the Foresters (21-10, 10-9 in Crossroads League).
Saint Francis (23-7, 14-5), which had won both regular-season meetings between the teams, was paced by Sidney Crowe’s 13 points and Kara Gerke’s 11.
The Cougars shot better – 57.4% to 36.2% – but were out-rebounded 41-25 and hindered by 21 turnovers, 11 more than the Foresters had.
INDIANA WESLEYAN 78, GRACE 58: At Marion, Carly Lange made 7 of 20 shots for 20 points to lead Indiana Wesleyan in the Crossroads League Tournament. Teammate Madison Davis had 17 points.
Wesleyan (23-8, 14-5) was up 37-28 at halftime and pulled away with a 23-17 run in the third quarter.
Grace (18-13, 9-10) got 21 points from Vironnica Drake, who made 6 of 18 shots, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range, and she had eight rebounds. Micaela Box had eight points.
TRINE 82, ALMA 79: In Angola, Maurice Hunter made 9 of 15 shots for 22 points to lead the Thunder (15-11, 9-6) in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament. Langston Johnson had 18 points, and Trine will next face top-seeded Albion on Friday in the semifinals. Alma (13-13, 7-8) was paced by Cole Kleiver’s 21 points.