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BAUMHOLDER, Germany — The battle between the neighboring and reigning European Division I and III champions turned quickly toward the bigger school on Friday night as the Ramstein Lady Royals clubbed the Baumholder Lady Bucs, 57-17.

Returning All-Europe guard Krissy Grosselin led the way with 19 points for Ramstein, which led by 25 points at halftime.

Ramstein’s new inside presence, April Brown, scored 12 points and had a game-high nine rebounds for the Lady Royals, who won their 13th straight game.

All-European Tiffany McNeil led Baumholder with 10 points in a game ended by the 40-point mercy rule in the fourth quarter.

Lakenheath 50, ISB 30; Lakenheath 57, ISB 37

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — The Lancers took sole possession of first place in Division I with the sweep, built on 25- and 22-point outings by All-Europe sophomore forward Trinity Bursey.

Bursey also had 30 rebounds in the two games.

Heidelberg 28, Ansbach 23

ANSBACH, Germany — Megan Briggs scored half of Heidelberg’s points as the Lady Lions escaped a wretched shooting night in the Ansbach gym.

Heidelberg took a 16-5 first-quarter lead but managed just one field goal in the second as Ansbach cut the lead to 18-13 at halftime.

Two third-quarter baskets by Nadia Freeman, who finished with a team-high 11 points, gave Ansbach a 19-18 lead with 5:10 left in the third, but Briggs got her team the lead for good with a pair of scores to open the fourth quarter.

Ansbach hit one field goal in the final eight minutes, and did not score for the final 5:36.

“I thought the key came when we missed a layup when we were down 23-21,” Ansbach coach Mick Plummer said. “We just couldn’t make any shots.”

Alissa Dawson led all rebounders with 13; Briggs and Freeman each had 10.

Vilseck 34, Mannheim 19; Vilseck 44, Mannheim 26

VILSECK, Germany — Vilseck’s Paige Nicoson, a transfer from Hohenfels, scored 12 points in Friday’s victory and 23 in Saturday’s. La Porchea Sanders added 24 points.

The victories left Vilseck tied atop the Division II standings with Hanau.

London Cent. 49, Alconbury 17; London Central 40, Alconbury 10

HIGH WYCOMBE, England — Nicole Lassetter played sparingly but still led her team to comfortable victories.

According to coach Bill Lassetter, his daughter played less than two quarters of Friday’s game and one-and-one-half quarters of Saturday’s romp.

“We’re trying to develop to the point where we don’t have to rely on her all the time,” Lassetter said of his star, who scored 26 points. She also had 11 steals.

Hanau 50, Patch 33; Hanau 57, Patch 16

HANAU, Germany — The Panthers began a new winning streak to replace last season’s 16-game streak that ended in the European Division II title game.

Getting scoring from Katisha Fauntleroy (23 points), Dominic Lee (23 points) and Tiffany Loyal (18 in Friday’s game) and rebounding and defense from Courtney Smith (29 rebounds, 8 blocks) and Fauntleroy (25 rebounds, 7 blocks), Hanau served notice it doesn’t intend to lose its last game of the season this time around.

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