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December 17, 2012
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Staff and wire reports

Kuhn leads OUE women to victory

LIMA, Ohio - The Ohio University Eastern women made short work of OSU Lima, 100-69, after a rather long road trip Sunday.

Monroe Central graduate and all-conference performer Alex Kuhn set a career high of 36 points to go with eight assists and five rebounds.

Backcourt mate and Shadyside graduate Kelsey Holloway hit for 24 points, six rebounds and five steals. Beallsville product Julie Bilyeu patrolled the lane for 17 points and 12 rebounds. Monroe Central's Casey Digity came off the bench with 11 points and Shadyside's Sarah Neavin added 10 points and six boards for the Panthers (8-2 overall, 5-0 ORCC).

O'Neil leads OUE men past Lima

LIMA, Ohio - Former Wheeling Park standout Marquez O'Neil scored 19 points and collected nine rebounds as he led the OUE men past OSU Lima, 87-62.

Another former Patriot, Djhae Jackson, added nine points, nine assists, and six steals while Jordan Barbina had 14 points and six rebounds. Nick Schuetz also contributed 13 points and Devin Ward supplied the Panthers with 10 points.

WVU women top Youngstown St.

MORGANTOWN - Taylor Palmer scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 25 West Virginia, which shot 64.4 percent in defeating Youngstown State 90-57 Sunday.

Ayana Dunning added 13 points and 13 rebounds, Christal Caldwell and Averee Fields scored 12 points each and Darius Faulk scored 10 for the Mountaineers (7-2), who made 38 of 59 shots in winning their fourth consecutive game.

Caldwell and Palmer each scored 10 of their points in the first half, when West Virginia took a 43-23 lead.

Love III, son

win challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. - Davis Love III had a nice pitch shot on No. 18 and son Dru finished off the birdie to capture the Father-Son Challenge title Sunday.

With Larry and Josh Nelson already in at 22-under for the two-day scramble format, both Loves misfired in trying to reach the green in two at the par-5 finishing hole.

The Loves teamed for an 11-under 61 in the final round.

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