Tri-Valley 55 John Glenn 41
The Lady Dawgs get their first win of the year in their first MVL contest, going on the road in the Fish Tank and outlasting the Muskies. Amariah Huck leading the way for Tri-Valley with 25 points. Tri-Valley used the momentum of a second quarter surge to secure the win, outscoring John Glenn in the second frame 22-4. Hayley Crawford had a team high 15 points in the loss for John Glenn.
New Lexington 34 Philo 47
The Electrics start the season with a win in their first game. Second-year head coach Terry Kelly led by sophomore guard Mallary Trout tonight, as she scored a team high 16 points in the win. Two other Electrics in double figures: Layne Archer scoring 13, while Abby Lutz had ten. New Lexington’s Nicole Shipley had a game high 19 points in the loss for the Panthers, who are now 1-1 on the young season.
Maysville 64 Sheridan 44
The Lady Cats begin their MVL title defense with a win on the road at Glen Hersey gymnasium. The Panthers took a one point lead to halftime, then outscored Sheridan 36-17 in the second half for the victory. Senior Panther Karen Sidwell paced Pat Miller’s bunch with 21 points, while Madison Smith added 13 to the cause. Sheridan was paced by Autumn Hall, who had nine points, five assists, and five steals.
Women’s College Basketball
Marietta 59 Muskingum 57
The Muskies open OAC play with a loss to the visiting Pioneers. The game was a typical one early in the season: both teams combining for 45 fouls, while shooting less than 35% from the field. Hannah Nelson was one of the few bright spots for Muskingum, finishing with a game high 23 points of 8-15 shooting. Marietta’s Aleisha Guiler leading the way for the Pioneers, notching a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Marietta improves to 5-1 on the year, while Muskingum falls to 2-2.