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Toronto wins in OT, advances to final

MALVERN — The Toronto girls basketball team advanced to a Division IV sectional final after defeating Malvern, 57-55, in overtime on Thursday.

Kendal Thomas led the 13th-seeded Red Knights (7-16) with 19 points. Maddie Anderson scored 14 points, and Riley Kinsey added nine.

Lanie Bower led Malvern with a game-high 20 points.

Toronto travels to face No. 1 Fort Frye, who defeated Newcomerstown, 68-15, Thursday, at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Toronto 57, Malvern 55 (OT)

Toronto 16-8-14-12-7 — 57

Malvern 12-5-19-14-5 — 55

TORONTO (7-16): Cottrell 2 3-8 7; Beckwith 0 0-0 0; Liddick 0 0-0 0; Kinsey 4 0-1 9; Anderson 5 2-2 14; Jackson 3 0-0 8; Thomas 8 2-2 19. TOTALS: 22, 7-13: 57.

MALVERN: Whaley 2 3-4 8; Bower 8 2-2 20; Coblentz 0 0-0 0; Morris 5 5-6 15; Powers 3 0-0 8; Smith 1 0-0 2; Bossert 0 0-0 0; Spurrier 1 0-0 2. TOTALS: 20, 10-12: 55.

3-POINT GOALS: Toronto 6 (Kinsey, Anderson 2, Jackson 2, Thomas); Malvern 5 (Whaley, Bower 2, Powers 2).

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