A big first quarter proved to be the difference as the Lady Lions defeated Canton South 47-41 for their fourth win in a row.
Jenna Cassidy led the way with 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals; and Lydia Brunner had 10 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists.
Minerva came ready to play as it jumped out to a 15-3 advantage after the opening eight minutes of play.
The Lady Lions took a 26-14 lead into halftime, and were up 37-32 after three quarters were in the books.
Hera Hoffee had nine points, two assists and two rebounds; Alyssa Risden had six points and five rebounds; Bella Murray had four points, eight boards and three steals; and Anissa Williams grabbed four rebounds.
Marlington - 62
Minerva - 29
The Lady Dukes jumped out to a 17-4 lead and cruised to the Eastern Buckeye Conference victory.
Cassidy had 11 points, Risden had six points and two assists, Murray had four points and three rebounds, and Brunner had three points and eight rebounds.
This article originally appeared on The Alliance Review: Lady Lions extend win streak to four