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Fairfield's Katie Kieper (left) and Alexis Zook try to get the ball from Tippecanoe Valley's Karis Tucker. Tippecanoe Valley bested Fairfield 55-47 in class 3A girls basketball sectional Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014 at the NorthWood sectional. (Larry Tebo / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Fairfield's Haley Brown (13) tries to get position around the basket. Tippecanoe Valley bested Fairfield 55-47 in class 3A girls basketball sectional Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014 at the NorthWood sectional. (Larry Tebo / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Fairfield's Brooke Mast strips the ball from Tippecanoe Valley's Meredith Brouyette (14). Tippecanoe Valley bested Fairfield 55-47 in class 3A girls basketball sectional Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014 at the NorthWood sectional. (Larry Tebo / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Tippecanoe Valley's Caylie Teel gets trapped by Fairfield's Alexis Zook (21) and Jenna Kieper (20). Tippecanoe Valley bested Fairfield 55-47 in class 3A girls basketball sectional Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014 at the NorthWood sectional. (Larry Tebo / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)
Tippy Valley capitalizes on turnovers in win over Fairfield
Posted on Feb. 12, 2014 at 10:41 p.m.

NAPPANEE — Fairfield dropped a close contest against Tippecanoe Valley with a 55-47 loss in the opening round of the NorthWood 3A girls sectional Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Although Fairfield was bolstered by seven 3-pointers and 30 rebounds, the Falcons were hampered by 18 turnovers. Alexis Zook led the Falcons with 16 points.

NorthWood and Tippecanoe Valley will play in the sectional semifinal Friday, Feb. 14, following the 6 p.m. game.

 

Tippecanoe Valley 55, Fairfield 47

Fairfield— Brooke Mast 1, Katie Yakes 2, Haley Brown 4, Jenna Kieper 12, Alexis Zook 16, Jalisa 2, Alyssa Zook 8, Madison Riley 1, Katie Kieper 0. Totals: 18 4-13 47.

Tippecanoe Valley — Taylor Trippiedi 0, Karis Tucker 0, Meredith Brouyette 16, Cara Hoffman 15, Caylie Teel 12, Kelsey Ball 2, Anne Secrest 10. Totals: 20 10-14 55.

Scoring By Quarters

Fairfield— 8 12 12 15 — 47

Tippecanoe Valley— 10 12 12 21 — 55

3-point goals: Fairfield(7) — Ale. Zook 3, Kieper 2, Aly. Zook 2 ; Tippecanoe Valley (5) — Brouyette 4, Hoffman.

Rebounds: Fairfield (30) — Brown 8, Ale. Zook 8; Tippecanoe Valley (18) —Secrest 9 .

Turnovers: Fairfield 18, Tippecanoe Valley 9.

Total fouls: Fairfield 11, Tippecanoe Valley 14.

Records: Fairfield 15-7; Tippecanoe Valley 13-6.

Next: NorthWood vs. Tippecanoe Valley in sectional semifinal Friday, Feb. 14.