No. 1 Ashland Escapes Cedarville Thanks to Buzzer-Beater
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets (1-1) nearly pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history on Saturday afternoon and gave No. 1 Ashland all it could handle. The Eagles avenged Cedarville’s upset bid 79-78 in the final game of the Midwest Region Crossover.
Senior forward Taylor Buckley broke out, notching a career mark in points with 20 points on 8-10 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds, seven of which came from the offensive glass. Redshirt junior Regina Hochstetler ...
Cedarville Lady Jackets Defeat the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets opened their season with a 90-78 win over the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers in the second game of the 2017 Midwest Region Crossover.
Junior guard Regina Hochstetler picked up where she left off from last season, leading the team in scoring with 27 points and six rebounds. Senior forward Breanne Watterworth recorded a double-double, chalking up 12 points and 11 boards. Junior guard Baylee Bennett led the Lady Jacket aerial attack, knocking down five of ...
Lady Jackets Primed to Compete for G-MAC Title
by Tim Miller
The 2017-18 edition of the Cedarville Lady Jackets basketball team may be the most experienced in recent memory. The Lady Jackets lose just one player from last season, and return 99 percent (2,000 of 2,015 points) of their scoring from last season.
Lady Jackets head coach Kari Hoffman returns for her second season at the helm, and said the experience on the team will allow her to get ahead.
“That allows us to have a jumpstart on the season because they know what this program ...
Lady Jackets Victorious on Senior Night
By Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets defeated the Ohio Valley Fighting Scots 63-41 on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day. Cedarville held the Fighting Scots to a 29 percent field goal percentage during the game.
Cedarville’s Regina Hochstetler was the game’s leading scorer with 18 points on 7-16 shooting. Baylee Bennett added 14 points and shot 4-7 from behind the 3-point line.
Head coach Kari Hoffman said the team’s good defense and hustle helped the team come out on top.
Lady Jackets Roll Over Salem International
By Josh Burris
The Lady Jackets cruised to a 108-62 lead over Salem International on Thursday night. Cedarville (17-10, 8-5 G-MAC) had a season high in points, a season-high in assists with 30, and also hit 12 3-pointers.
Regina Hochstetler lead the way in points with 24. She also had five rebounds and six assists. Baylee Bennett had 18 points and eight assists. Emily Williams added 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Hochstetler said it was great seeing the whole team contribute.
“I thought it ...
Lady Jackets Win Fifth Straight
By Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets extended their winning streak to five games with a 68-51 win over Alderson Broaddus on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Jackets won in front of a large crowd that was boosted by visitors for Alumni Night and Lil’ Sibs Weekend.
Cedarville head coach Kari Hoffman enjoyed having a substantial crowd to see the Lady Jackets win.
“It was a really fun environment to play in,” Hoffman said. “It reminded me of the old days of Cedarville basketball...
Lady Jackets Pull Away Late
The Cedarville Lady Jackets picked up a pivotal conference win over the Davis & Elkins Senators on Thursday evening, 80-73. Four Cedarville starters scored in double figures, including two with at least 20 points.
Breanne Watterworth was the Lady Jackets’ leading scorer with 21 points. Regina Hochstetler scored 20 points.
Baylee Bennett scored 16 points and added seven assists. Bennett said the win was huge as the team enters the final month of the regular season.
“This is ...
Lady Jackets Comes Up Short Against Ursuline
The Lady Jackets fought hard against their conference-rival Ursuline Saturday afternoon, but came up just short in the final seconds in a 70-68 loss.
Cedarville (9-8) had the ball with 21 seconds left down one point, but couldn't make the go-ahead basket.
Baylee Bennett lead the Jackets’ scoring with 29 points and shot 7-11 from the three-point line. Kaitlyn Holm added 14 points and eight rebounds. Taylor Buckley also added five points and ten rebounds off the bench. Cedarville ...
Strong Second Half Leads to Lady Jacket Victory
The Cedarville Lady Jackets ended the Malone Pioneers’ eight-game winning streak with a 73-61 win on Thursday evening. Baylee Bennett and Breanne Watterworth scored 20 points each in the game.
Regina Hochstetler also shot 10-10 from the charity stripe, and improved her chances of setting the school record for free throw percentage in a season. The junior now sits at 92 percent on the year, which is five percent better than the current record holder.
After a tough loss at Davis & ...
Higher Standards Draw Bennett
The Cedarville women’s basketball team added a new face to the starting lineup this season. Sophomore transfer student Baylee Bennett joined the team this season and became the starting point guard after Abby Wolford went down with an injury.
“When we heard that she’d be interested in transferring, we were really excited about bringing her onto our squad,” said Kari Hoffman, Cedarville’s women’s basketball coach.
Bennett played basketball at Cincinnati Christian University last ...