- Associated Press - Friday, March 17, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Madison Marcum led Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame with 19 points and the Cougars will play for their sixth state title after defeating Canton McKinley 51-33 in a girls Division I basketball semifinal on Friday at Value City Arena.

Mount Notre Dame (25-4) plays the Newark-Toledo Notre Dame Academy winner at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mount Notre Dame’s most recent championship was 2009.

Abby Voss had 12 points and Maria Pisciotta added 10 for Mount Notre Dame.

McKinley (23-6) went more than three minutes without a field goal to start the third quarter to help Mount Notre Dame to a 41-26 lead by outscoring McKinley 11-5 in the quarter.

Chamera Young led McKinley with 13 points. Kierstan Bell, The Associated Press’ 2017 Ms. Ohio Basketball, was 4 for 17 shooting and had 11 points.

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