Hannah Loy, Paden City Wildcats Top Hundred Hornets
Paden City takes down Hundred
PADEN CITY — Hannah Loy single-handedly outscored the entire Hundred offense and Paden City recorded a 46-21 victory on its home court on Monday night.
Loy finished with 25 points in the victory, four more points than her opponent and the Wildcats (2-4) did not allow a point in the fourth quarter en route to victory.
Ashlyn Moses chipped in with eight points in the win.
“Hannah (Loy) shot the ball well and (Monday) was the most roughest and toughest that I have seen Moses this year so we can take some positives away from this game,” Paden City coach Alan Miller said. “We haven’t had many positives this year so we have to feed off this game a little bit.”
Even with a tough loss, Hundred coach Steve Dakan is also focusing on the positives that he saw on the floor.
“Everybody got to play so we are getting experience for these younger players coming up,” Dakan said. “We always hustle on and off the court so we are coming along.”
The Wildcats stormed out of the locker room and put up the first 11 points of the game to take charge early as Loy collected the first seven points of the game.
Hundred (0-4) got its first basket around the three-minute mark of the first quarter on a Katherine Henderson bucket.
Paden City led 14-6 after the first, sparked by Loy’s eight points.
Hundred kept the deficit at eight throughout the second quarter to stay within striking distance at halftime.
However, Paden City put an end to any chance of a Hornets comeback early in the third as the Wildcats reeled off a 9-0 run to begin the second half, taking a 29-12 edge with 4:55 left in the third.
Hundred’s first points of the second half came at the 4:40 mark when Hailey Eastham dropped in a basket but the Hornets still trailed 37-21 heading to the fourth quarter.
Loy had eight points in the third, while Moses added six for Paden City, while Hundred’s Madeline Goff also provided six points in the third.
The Wildcats outscored Hundred 9-0 in the final frame as Loy garnered the first six points of the stanza and Skylar Faulks banked in a trey with 40 seconds left to deliver the dagger.
Paige Leonard and Chelsea Baker each tallied four points for Paden City in the win.
Goff was Hundred’s top point-getter with eight, while Eastham finished with five.
Hundred treks to East Richland tonight at 6 p.m., while Paden City visits Valley on Thursday, December 29 at 6 p.m.
“We have Valley next and we will see if we are getting better because that will be our big test,” Miller said. “We work on fundamentals every practice and these girls work really hard and they really want to win.”
Monroe Central 48
WOODSFIELD — Kelsi Chapman compiled 19 points while Taylor Ludewig and Jordan Delaney had 13 points each as Magnolia defeated Monroe Central. Deleaney had seven assists while Ludewig dished out six for the Blue Eagles.
For the Seminoles, Sydney Yoho compiled 13 points.
Bishop Donahue 55, Conotton Valley 31
McMECHEN — Jewel Purpura knocked down three 3-pointers as she scored 14 points in a Bishop Donahue victory over Conotton Valley. Josie Purpura led the way for the Bishops with 15 points.
Cameron 59, Mapletown (Pa.) 20
CAMERON — Kelsie Meintel tallied 16 points as Cameron defeated Mapletown (Pa.). Courtney Walker secured 12 points for the Dragons (4-2).
Morgantown 65, John Marshall 27
MORGANTOWN — Shay Straughn secured 10 points as John Marshall fell to Morgantown. Avery Derrow tallied eight points for the Monarchs.
For the Mohigans, Sydni Clawges had 16 points and Lydia Adrian tallied 10.
Shadyside 50, Bridgeport 38
BRIDGEPORT — Shadyside erupted for 21 points in the first quarter at Bridgeport and it did not look back, improving its record to 5-3, while the Bulldogs fall to 2-5.
Layne Hendershot drained four 3-point shots to earn 12 points for the Tigers. Teammate Jonna Eniex also produced 12 points.
Bridgeport was led by Kamden Dulesky who recorded a game-high 21 points, followed by Keiasha Harmon who added seven.
Union Local 55, St. Clairsville 44
MORRISTOWN — Haley Porter drained 12 buckets for 30 points to lead the Jets over the visiting Red Devils.
Porter collected three 3-pointers in the win.
St. Clairsville was led by Sydney Freeman who scored nine and Maria Vincenzo, Ari Reager and Keri Klinkoski all added eight.
Bellaire 75, Harrison Central 50
BELLAIRE — Six Big Reds reached double figures as Bellaire rolled to a home win over visiting Harrison Central.
Maci Crozier led all Big Reds with 16 points, followed by Katrina Davis with 12, Natalie Stoner who had 11 and Cierra Davis, Michaela Flaherty and Taylor Stoner all tallied 10.
Harrison Central was led by Morgan Carter who burried three 3-pointers for 17 points, while Sydney Starr and Asia Muckle each finished with eight.
Toronto 50, Weir 44
TORONTO — Hollie Robinson supplied 10 points to lead Toronto to a home victory over visiting Weir.
Jo’zaeyah Jordan chipped in with eight points in the win.
Bailey Stead scored 16 in defeat, while Gia Fuscardo added 10 for Weir.
Steubenville 58, Youngstown East 34
STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville held Youngstown East to just four first quarter points, which was enough for the Big Red to claim the victory.
Rhiannon Petrisko paced Big Red with 26 points, followed by Seana Ragusa who finished with 11.
Steubenville Central 57, Madonna 21
WEIRTON — Steubenville Central held Madonna to just five points in the first half as the Crusaders rolled on the road.
Isabella Oliver paced Central with 13 points and Shayna Mirabella added nine.
Kasey Canei led the Blue Dons with six points.
Brooke 149, Steubenville 87
STEUBENVILLE — Mary Ossman and Leah Caparros paced the Brooke girls swim team in a victory at Steubenville.
Ossman won the 200 (2:19.76) and the 500 (6:06.67), while Caparros took first in the 100 butterfly (1:19.56) and the 100 backstroke (1:09.59).
Steubenville’s top individual performers were Jordan Ferguson who won the 50 (29.04) and Corissa McCalister who won the 100 breaststroke (1:28.39).
Steubenville 96, Brooke 79, Toronto 16
Calvin Jackson and Connor Yoho paced the Big Red in the boys victory.
Jackson collected top honors in the 200 IM (2:32.07), while Yoho finished first in the 50 (29.11).
Toronto’s Jack Karaffa had a solid showing with wins in the 200 (2:01.29) and the 100 backstroke (57.73).
Martins Ferry 83, Heath 4; Martins Ferry 78, Coshocton 16; Coshocton 59, Heath 15
MARTINS FERRY — Kayla Fogle, Jamie Fogle, Alyssa Kalinski and Rylee Reis all collected multiple individual wins to lead the Ferry girls swim team to victory.
Kayla Fogle earned top honors in the 200 SC meter freestyle (2:36.38) and the 400 SC meter race (5:19.72), while Jamie Fogle won the 200 SC meter IM (2:56.51) and the 100 meter backstroke (1:23.24).
Kalinski was victorious in the 50 (29.36) and the 100 (1:03.45) and Reis brought home the 100 butterfly (1:17.81) and the 100 breaststroke (1:29.73).
Martins Ferry 44, Heath 38; Martins Ferry 46, Coshocton 20; Heath 44, Coshocton 22
Earning double digit wins in the Purple Riders’ victory were Jarrett Bolinger in the 100 butterfly (1:08.18) and the 200 (2:13.96), Corban Maust in the 50 (30:33) and the 100 breaststroke (1:30.24) and Ethan Beale, who finished first in the 100 (1:06.18) and the 100 backstroke (1:25.11).