Berlin Hiland defeats Waterford 61-41 in Division IV final


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Angela Troyer scored 20 points and Morgan McMillen had 17 for Hiland as it won its fifth state title with a 61-41 victory against defending champion Waterford in the Division IV final on Saturday at Value City Arena.

Troyer was the 2017 Associated Press Player of the Year in Division IV and made 4 of 5 3-pointers.

McMillen had 10 of her points in the second half when the Hawks (29-1) outscored Waterford 18-9 in the third quarter to take a 49-30 lead.

Hiland had a 27-21 lead before scoring the final four points of the first half and the first 11 of the third quarter.

Alli Kern had 17 points for Waterford (25-4), who was also runner-up in 2015.

Hiland also won titles in 2000, ’05, 06 and 08.