FPS staff report
January 28, 2013
Minerva 54, Alliance 22
Three Minerva players scored in double figures to lead the Lady Lions to a 54-22 win over host Alliance last Wednesday night in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference game.
Josie Chaddock led the way for the Lions with 12 points, while Mayson Hardgrove and Raychel Blocher each added 10 points.
In their second NBC game of the week, the Lady Lions improved to 14-4 overall and 8-3 in the league with a 54-43 win over visiting Canton South,
The Wildcats led 12-11 after the first quarter, but the Lions took control in the second and took a 25-22 lead into the locker room at halftime.
Lorin Clark poured in a game-high 18 points and Lauren Haynam added 10 points and nine rebounds to lead the Lions.
Levi Forshey led the Wildcats with 15 points and Katie Unimski added nine points and 10 rebounds.
Sandy Valley 47, Kidron Christian 33
Mercedes Bowling led 11 Sandy Valley players who put points on the board with 13 points in the Cardinals 47-33 win over visiting Kidron Christian last Thursday night in a nonleague game.
The Cardinals led 12-10 after the first quarter, 29-19 at halftime and 36-28 going into the final period.
Sydney Mast led Kidron Christian with eight points and Makenna Granger pulled down 11 rebounds.
Last Saturday, the Cardinals hosted Conotton Valley in a nonleague game. The Rockets got 17 points and 12 rebounds from Olivia Bower and defeated the Cardinals 44-35.
Mercedes Bowling had a double-double for the Cardinals with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Sandy Valley played a strong first half and led 21-19, but the Rockets outscored the Cardinals 25-14 in the second half to pull away for the win.
The loss dropped the Cardinals to 7-11 for the year, while the Rockets improved to 11-6.
Garaway 71, Malvern 24
The visiting Garaway Pirates rolled over Malvern 71-24 last Wednesday night in a Inter-Valley Conference game.
Garaway led 16-7 after the first quarter, 38-14 at halftime and 54-17 going into the final quarter.
Sara Loomis led the Hornets with 14 points.
Anya Misko and Courtney Putt each scored 21 points for the Pirates.
Last Saturday, the Hornets rebounded to defeat visiting Newcomerstown 47-44.
Loomis had another big game for the Hornets with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Abbey Wood also had 10 rebounds for the Hornets who improved to 10-8 and 5-7 in the IVC.
Malvern led 11-9 after the first quarter, 25-21 at halftime and 38-29 going into the final period.
Allie Hinton led all scorers with a game-high 24 points and nine rebounds.