Shadyside, UL girls cruise to wins

WOODSFIELD — Sophomore Baylee Wach scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Shadyside took to the road and posted a 58-35 girls’ high school basketball decision over homestanding Monroe Central Monday night.

Classmate Tory Hendershot added 11 points for the Lady Tigers who led 9-7 after one quarter before outscoring the Seminoles 18-8 in the second quarter.

Senior point guard Syd Destifanes handed out six assists for Shadyside.

Freshman Kalista Friday led Monroe Central with eight points.

Shadyside hosts Wheeling Central Wednesday. The Seminoles trek to Fort Frye Thursday.

Union Local 77, Ridgewood 14

AT MORRISTOWN, the Jets ran out to a 20-5 lead after eight minutes and increased the advantage to 39-11 at the half before going on a 23-1 third-quarter blitzing of the visiting Generals.

Senior Alison Loase led a quartet of double-digit scorers for UL with 17. Sophomore Casey Kildow checked in with 15, while seniors Hannah Porter (13) and Lauryn Menges (11) combined for two dozen.

Union Local hosts Harrison Central Thursday night in Buckeye 8 action.

Beallsville 65, Paden City 38

AT PADEN CITY, Ashley Louden scored 18 points, Olivia Muncy added 13 and Ashley Howell had 12 as the Blue Devils bounced back from a loss to Shadyside.

Beallsville hosts Frontier Thursday.

Caldwell 40, St. John Central 29

AT BELLAIRE, the Irish held a 10-9 lead after one quarter but were outscored 22-13 in the second half by the visiting Redskins.

Senior Kaylin Nixon paced St. John Central with 11 points.

The Irish travel to Linsly Wednesday night.

Steubenville Catholic 67, Bridgeport 20

AT STEUBENVILLE, the Crusaders bolted to an 18-5 lead at the end of one quarter and held a 36-13 advantage at the half.

Bri Conaway had nine points to lead the Bulldogs.

Bridgeport hosts St. John Central next Monday night.

St. Clairsville 46, Harrison Central 30

CADIZ — Behind four 3-pointers, Maria Vincenzo bucketed 18 points as St. Clairsville defeated Harrison Central. Rileigh Simpson also scored in double figures for the Red Devils with 12 points.

Sydney Starr led the way for the Huskies with 17 points.

COMMENTS