FPS staff report
December 20, 2010
Sandy Valley 48, Conotton Valley 44
The Lady Cardinals picked up their first win of the season last Wednesday night with a 48-44 win over visiting Conotton Valley in an Inter-Valley Conference match up.
The game was close the whole way. The contest was tied at 10-10 after the first quarter, the Cardinals held a 25-19 advantage at halftime and led 39-32 after three quarters of play.
Kelli Mohr led the Cardinals with 16 points and Brittney Tindall added 15 points.
For the Rockets, Chelsea Russell led the way with 13 points and Kearstyn Moore added 10. The Rockets held a 23-20 advantage on the boards.
Last Saturday, the Lady Cardinals fell to host Strasburg 40-25. Mohr was the Cardinals’ top scorer with eight points.
Mackenzie Colombo led the Tigers with 11 points.
Strasburg led 9-7 after the first quarter and added to their lead in every quarter, leading 23-12 at halftime.
Newcomerstown 70, Malvern 28
The visiting Trojans jumped on the Hornets and never looked back in rolling to a 70-28 Inter-Valley Conference win over Malvern last Wednesday night.
The Trojans led 25-9 after the first quarter, 39-13 at halftime and 55-22 going into the final frame.
Logan Smalley led the Hornets with 12 points. Abagael Wood led Hornet rebounders with six.
Kori Conner led the undefeated Trojans with 20 points and eight rebounds and Stephany Felton added 19 points for Newcomerstown.
Last Saturday the Hornets hosted Ridgewood and fell to the Generals 64-37.
Smalley led the Hornets with 10 points and four rebounds.
Kelsey Miller paced the Generals with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Kayla Tedrick added 15 points and Jordan Vaiea canned 14 points.
The Generals put the game away early, leading 20-6 after the first quarter, 33-15 at halftime and 44-28 at the end of the third quarter.
Marlington 48, Minerva 47
The Lady Lions fell for the second time this season last Tuesday night as they bowed to visiting Marlington 48-47.
The Dukes’ Jessica Gorman hit a free throw with 1.2 seconds left to give Marlington the Northeastern Buckeye Conference win.
Senior Chelsie Butler led the Lions with 21 points and nine rebounds.
The loss dropped the Lions to 3-2 for the year and 1-2 in the NBC.
Ronn’yeil Hogan and Katie Reed each had 13 points each to lead the undefeated Dukes.
Marlington led 17-9 after the first quarter, 27-17 at halftime and 40-31 going into the final frame.