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Big second half for East Liverpool girls

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool used a 30-15 second-half run to rally past East Palestine, 47-45, Saturday afternoon.

The Potters improve to 7-4 overall.

Trailing 30-17 at halftime, the Potters closed the gap to 39-35 after three quarters and outscored the Bulldogs 12-6 in the fourth quarter for the victory.

Emma Ludwig scored 10 of her team-high 17 points in the second half for the Potters. Shayla Foster added eight points and Selena Rogers keyed the third-quarter charge by scoring all six of her points.

Joclyn Fristik paced East Palestine with a game-high 24 points, 20 coming in the first half.

East Liverpool visits Edison on Monday, while East Palestine hosts Leetonia Thursday.

E. PALESTINE: 19-11- 9- 6–45

E. LIVERPOOL: 11- 6-18-12–47

EAST PALESTINE SCORING: Payton Sherry 3-0-6, Paige Snyder 2-1-5, Kenzee Johnston 1-0-3, Joclyn Fristik 11-0-24, Morgan Rutledge 3-1-7, Bailey Davis 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 20, 2-5 : 45.

EAST LIVERPOOL SCORING:Ciara Peachey 3-0-6, Mikayla Reed 1-1-3, Shayla Foster 1-6-8, Emma Ludwig 8-1-17, Victoria Flores 0-0-0, Aliyah Parson 3-1-7, Selena Rogers 3-0-6, Olivia Flores 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 19, 9-19: 47.

Three-point goals: East Palestine 3 (Fristik 2, Johnston).

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