The first half of the game was close, IHA and Old Tappan both matching each other point for point. IHA led at the end of the first quarter, 9-8. IHA's Samantha Wilkes shows everyone that she is a future Division 1 player through her composure and great decision making. She can distribute, score, and play strong defense. She finished with 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals, and 18 points.
Old Tappan's Melissa Errico was a big force inside. She was able to score off the drop step and earn rebounds. She finished with 7 rebounds, 1 assists, 1 steal, and 12 points. OT trailed at the half, 21-19.
At the four minute mark of the third quarter IHA went into a full court man-to-man pressure defense. This was just the spark they needed to earn a greater lead. Three steals in a row within 24 seconds all led to made lay-ups and IHA's lead became 37-27. IHA's Taylor Anderson did a good job playing point. She finished with 1 rebound, 4 assists, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal, and 10 points.
IHA led at the end of the third quarter, 46-29.
One minute into the fourth quarter OT's Melissa Errico fouled out. OT's Ariana Chipolone did a good job drawing fouls and looking for shots. She finished with 6 rebounds, 1 steal, and 13 points.
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Catherine Clyne - 2 OR, 1 S, 4 PTS
Taylor Anderson - 1 DR, 4 A, 1 B, 1 S, 10 PTS (6/6 FL)
Samantha Wilkes - 6 DR, 3 OR, 3 A, 5 S, 18 PTS (4/7 FL)
Alexandria Mesropyan - 1 OR, 1 S, 2 PTS
Katie Oge - 3 DR, 1 OR, 9 PTS (1/2 FL)
Jordan Wilmoth - 3 DR, 2 PTS
Caitlin Roche - 1 DR, 3 S, 8 PTS (2/2 FL)
Mackenzie Gardner - 2 DR, 2 PTS
Taylor Lupi - 1 PT (1/2 FL)
Emilie Cieslak - 1 S
Melissa Errico - 4 DR, 3 OR, 2 A, 1 S, 12 PTS (2/4 FL)
Alyssa D'Ercole - 1 DR, 1 S, 6 PTS
Emily Crevani - 1 DR, 4 S
Julia Fasano - 2 OR, 1 S, 4 PTS (0/1 FL)
Ariana Chipolone - 3 DR, 3 OR, 1 S, 13 PTS (9/10 FL)
Alexie Piccinich - 1 DR, 2 OR, 3 PTS (1/2 FL)
Kaitlin Gattoni - 1 DR, 1 OR
Kayla Loughlin - 1 DR
#20 - 1 PT (1/2 FL)
DR = Defensive Rebound
OR = Offensive Rebound
S = Steals
A = Assists
B = Blocked Shots
PTS = Points (total points scored)
FL = Foul Line (amount made, amount taken)