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January 17, 2014

Buffaloes rally in second half to defeat Tigers

GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown-Ridge Farm girls basketball team rallied in the second half on Thursday to defeat Westville in Vermilion Valley Conference action.

Kayla Wolpert led the Buffaloes with 16 points, while Aubree Brookshier had 11, Emily Bruce had 10, Brittany Hay had nine points with 10 assists and Mona Alruwaily had five points and 11 rebounds.

Adrienne Pate had 15 points for the Tigers, who was tied with the Buffaloes at 24-24 at halftime, but was outscored 29-21 in the second half. Ji’Cee Lacey and Morgan Gallion each had 12 and Mikayla Rolinitis added six.

Both teams will play each other again on Saturday in the first game of the Vermilion County Tournament.

Chrisman 48, Hoopeston Area 33

CHRISMAN — Sarah Ellis had 15 points as the Cardinals defeated the Cornjerkers.

Shelby Warner had 11 points for Chrisman, who went on a 12-0 run late in the first half for a 28-11 lead, while Abby Bush had nine and Jordyn Lunger added seven.

Haley Dixon led Hoopeston Area with 14 points while Shelby Holzinger had seven points and Tori Smock added six.

The Cardinals are 10-7 and 4-0 in the VVC and will play Milford on Saturday while the Cornjerkers start Vermilion County Tournament play against Salt Fork.

A-P 31, Milford 29

MILFORD — The Trojans rebounded from a scoreless third quarter with nine points in the fourth to beat the Bearcats.

Morgan Zindars had nine points for Armstrong-Potomac while Rachel Miles had eight and Johanna Bruens added seven.

Alissa Totheroh led Milford with 10 points, while Kylie Thrush had nine and Cornisha Allen added six.

The Trojans will next play Georgetown-Ridge Farm at the Vermilion County Tournament on Monday while the Bearcats will play Chrisman on Saturday.


Iroquois West 56, A-P 54

ARMSTRONG — Shawn Johnson had 18 points, but it was not enough as the Trojans lost to Iroquois West.

Austin Rademacher had 13 points, while Corey Buhr and Dentler Loschen each added 12 points for Armstrong-Potomac, who will play Salt Fork at the Vermilion County Tournament on Saturday.

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