Indians refuse to quit
SALINEVILLE–The Southern girls basketball team exploded in the second half to win its first game of the season with a 50-42 overtime victory over Wellsville Monday.
Erin Boyle powered the Indians (1-11) with a triple-double. Boyle finished the night with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals.
After going scoreless for the first three quarters, Makayla Crow scored eight points in the fourth quarter and five points in overtime to finish with a career-high 13 points for the Indians.
Taylor Cunningham added 11 points, while Ronni Mayfield added a career high eight points and four steals.
Wellsville led 20-10 at halftime, but the Indians outscored the Tigers 15-10 in the third quarter, 11-6 in the fourth quarter and 14-6 in overtime.
Hunter Weekley led the Tigers with 15 points and seven rebounds. Leah Vinton added nine points. Cameron Carlevale had eight points and six steals.
Southern hosts Edison Wednesday. Wellsville hosts Columbiana Thursday.
WELLSVILLE SCORING: Iliyah Barnes 0-3-3, Hunter Weekley 6-3-15, Leah Vinton 4-0-9, Camryn Jackson 2-0-5, Cameron Carlevale 4-0-8, Honesty Thomas 0-0-0, Elaina Weekley 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 6-18: 42.
SOUTHERN SCORING: Erin Boyle 4-3-11, Kya McCulley 1-1-3, Macenzie Boyd 0-0-0, Jessica Lafferty 0-0-0, Olivia Kerns 0-2-2, Alexia Phillis 0-0-0, Lindsay Ingledue 1-0-2, Makayla Crow 5-0-13, Ronni Mayfield 2-1-8, Taylor Cunningham 5-1-11. TEAM TOTALS: 18, 7-15: 50.
Three-point goals: Wellsville 2 (Vinton, Jackson), Southern 3 (Crow 3)
East Liverpool 56,
RICHMOND –Winning is getting contagious for the East Liverpool girls basketball team.
The Potters dialed in another win on Monday by downing Edison 56-29 in Buckeye 8 Athletic League play.
Emma Ludwig led the Potters (8-4) with 16 points. Mikayla Reed added 12 points, all coming from threes. Ciara Peachey had 10 points.
The Potters will be at Alliance on Wednesday.
E. LIVERPOOL: 21-11-13-11–56
E. LIVERPOOL SCORING: Brooklin Vantilburg 0-0-0, Ciara Peachey 4-2-10, Olivia Flores 0-0-0, Mikayla Reed 4-0-12, Aliyah Parson 1-2-5, Alessandra Ferrazzano 2-1-5, Jade Brown 0-0-0, Shayla Foster 2-0-4, Emma Ludwig 8-0-16, Selena Rogers 1-2-4, Victoria Flores 0-0-0, Dalani Ice 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 23, 7-12: 56.
EDISON SCORING: Trista Furbee 1-0-3, Arysea Fieborczyk 1-4-7, Mikayla Petrisko 2-2-7, Savanna Ankrom 2-6-11, Olivia Huff 0-0-0, Emma Scott 0-1-1. TEAM TOTALS: 6, 13-18: 29.
Three-point goals: East Liverpool 5 (Reed 4, Parson), Edison 4 (Furbee, Petrisko, Fiedorczyk, Ankrom).
Beaver Local 55, Buckeye 23
RAYLAND — Beaver Local got 25 points, nine rebounds, eight steals and four assists from Jenna Riccardo in a 55-23 romp over Buckeye Local in Buckeye 8 play on Monday.
Eli Kolkowski added 13 points and four boards, while Madison Cline had six points and six rebounds.
The Beaver jayvee team also won 36-24. Jordan Palmer had 17 points for the winners.
Beaver Local hosts Edison on Thursday.