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Posted on Feb. 9, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Bethany Christian earned a title-game spot opposite the No. 1-ranked team in Class 1A by beating Hamilton 49-37 in a Fort Wayne Canterbury Sectional girls sectional semifinal Friday, Feb. 8.

Natalie Thorne scored 14 points and Mallory Bontrager 12 for the Bruins against the Marines.

Bethany (13-9) faces the host Cavaliers (20-3) in the Saturday, Feb. 9, final. Canterbury whipped Lakewood Park 100-50 in the other semi and beat the Bruins 70-34 in early December.

At the 4A Penn Sectional, Olivia Carlton led a balanced attack with 15 points and Camryn Buhr added 11 points and nine rebounds as the host Kingsmen beat South Washington 51-33 in a semifinal.

Penn (18-4), which led 29-7 by halftime against the Panthers, faces Mishawaka (21-3) Saturday for the title in a rematch of an early-season game that the Kingsmen took 56-38.

At the 2A Central Noble Sectional, Westview moved into the final by beating Fremont 39-34 behind 13 points and seven boards from Maria McCoy.

The Warriors (14-8) trailed by one entering the fourth quarter before outscoring Fremont 18-12 to post the win. Westview will play LaVille in Saturday’s title game.

In the 3A New Prairie Sectional, Katie Barnard’s 3-pointer with 13 seconds left lifted Marian to a 48-47 semifinal win over Culver Academy.

Barnard scored the Knights’ last 10 points to finish with 19. She added 13 rebounds, while Andriana Cvitkovic had 21 points and 22 boards for Culver Academy.

Marian (14-8) meets Plymouth (16-6) in Saturday’s championship.

4A Penn Sectional

Semifinals

Penn 51, SB Washington 33

Penn — Taylor Lutz 6, Olivia Carlton 15, Maya Solomon 0, Camryn Buhr 11, Kaitlyn Marenya 2, Caroline Buhr 9, Jen Mater 4, Claire Carlton 4, Laruen Ellenberger 0, Micaela Box 0. Totals: 21 6-15 51.

Washington — Tiara Murphy 11, Bre’onda Green 3, Camille Coleman 15, Dayonni Phillips 2, Taylor Wesley 2, Dezaray Watts 0, Ashley Johnson 0, Sabrina Malone 0, Jatetwana Williams 0, Essence King 0. Totals: 11 7-15 33.

Scoring By Quarters

Penn 14 15 11 11 — 51

Washington 5 2 12 14 — 33

3-point goals: Penn (3) — O.Carlton 2, Lutz; Washington (4) — Murphy 2, Green Coleman.

Rebounds: Penn (37) — Camryn Buhr 9; Washington (24) — Coleman 10.

Total fouls: Penn 15, Washington 13. Fouled out — none.

Other semifinal: Mishawaka 60, SB Adams 52.

Records: Penn 18-4, Washington 15-7, Mishawaka 21-3, Adams 12-11.

Next: Penn vs. Mishawaka Saturday, Feb. 9, in Class 4A Penn Sectional championship, 7:30 p.m.

2A Central Noble Sectional

Semifinals

Westview 39, Fremont 34

Fremont — Caitlin Loffer 6, Kailyn Sherburner 0, Taylor McDaniel 2, Brittany Davis 0, She Rhenehouse 2, Kelsey Sichling 10, Miranda White 12, Melissa Beer 2. Totals: 15 4-7 34.

Westview — Sidney Byrkett -, Amber Roth 5, Brooke Yoder 8, Olivia Miller 6, Grace Hales 6, Riley Hochstetler 0, Kristen Duff 1, Maria McCoy 13. Totals: 12 12-22 39.

Scoring By Quarters

Fremont 4 8 10 12 — 34

Westview 11 3 7 18 — 39

3-point goals: Fremont 0; Westview (3) — Yoder 2, Roth.

Rebounds: Westview — McCoy 7.

Other semifinal: LaVille 50, Bremen 43.

Records: Westview 14-8, Fremont 10-11, LaVille 11-10, Bremen 5-17.

Next: LaVille vs. Westview Saturday, Feb. 9, in Class 2A Central Noble Sectional championship, 7 p.m.

1A FW Canterbury Sectional

Semifinals

Bethany Christian 49, Hamilton 37

Hamilton — Danielle McMillian 4, Taylor Merritt 0, Sanne VanRoessel 11, Lindsey Stoy 17, Lindsay Upp 4, Delaney Franke 1, Katelyn Wilson 2, Maddie Keegan 0. Totals: 13 11-18 37.

Bethany — Mallory Bontrager 12, Jordan Helmuth 3, Laken Richter 10, NatalieThorne 14, Hanna Hochstetler 8, Tori Craw 2, Catie Kauffman 0. Totals: 13 23-31 49.

Scoring By Quarters

Hamilton 7 7 13 10 — 37

Bethany 2 12 14 21 — 49

3-point goals: none.

Rebounds: Hamilton (22) — Stoy 7; Bethany (42) — Thorne 14.

Assists: Hamilton (6) — McMillian 3; Bethany (10) — Bontrager 5.

Turnovers: Hamilton 22, Bethany 21.

Total fouls: Hamilton 23, Bethany 15. Fouled out — McMillian, VanRoessel, Upp, Thorne.

Other semifinal: FW Canterbury 100, Lakewood Park 50.

Records: Bethany 13-9, Hamilton 8-14, Canterbury 20-3, Lakewood Park 16-5.

Next: Bethany Christian vs. Canterbury Saturday, Feb. 9, in championship of Class 1A FW Canterbury Sectional, 7:30 p.m.

3A New Prairie Sectional

Semifinals

Marian 48, Culver Academy 47

Marian — Erin Guzicki 5, Katie Barnard 19, Ashlee Taylor 4, Diedri Mastagh 13, Nicky Del Prete 4, Srah Hansen 0, Kiersten Reed 4. Totals: 20 5-9 48.

Culver Academy — Victoria Christlieb 11, Andriana Cvitkovic 21, Melissa Binford 2, Saralena Barry 3, Rita Zambon 2, Allison Baker 7, Grace Holzer 1, Helen Weinberg 0. Totals: 19 7-10 47.

Scoring By Quarters

Marian 17 12 7 12 — 48

Culver Academy 8 13 11 15 — 47

3-point goals: Marian (3) — Mastagh 3; Culver Academy (2) — Barry, Baker.

Rebounds: Marian (26) — Barnard 13; Culver Academy (38) — Cvitkovic 22.

Turnovers: Marian 14, Culver Academy 19.

Total fouls: Marian 9 Culver Academy 10. Fouled out — none.

Other semifinal: Plymouth 32, SB St. Joseph 29.

Records: Marian 14-8, Culver Academy 13-9, Plymouth 16-6, St. Joseph 8-14.

Next: Marian vs. Plymouth Saturday, Feb. 9, in Class 3A New Prairie Sectional championship, 7:30 p.m.