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Trojans get past Chesy girls; Female Flyers top Harvest Christian

By JIM WALKER

Tribune Sports Editor

 

CHESAPEAKE — The Portsmouth Lady Trojans decided to concentrate all their efforts on Amanda Ruffner.

After Ruffner scored 15 points in the first half to give the Chesapeake Lady Panthers a lead, the Lady Trojans clamped down in the second half and rallied for a 53-48 win on Tuesday.

Ruffner scored 9 points in the first quarter as Chesapeake took a 19-15 lead. She had 6 more in the second quarter and the lead was 28-27 at the break.

But the Lady Panthers managed just 6 points in the third quarter as Portsmouth rallied to take a 40-34 lead.

Sarah Rice and Ruffner had 5 points each in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to rally the Lady Panthers.

Ruffner had 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Rice had 8 points and 4 assists while Maggie Smith had 12 rebounds and Jordan Porter 7 rebounds.

Portsmouth (1-0) was led by Shanice Rollins with 15 points. Peyton Williams and Kaleigh White had 13 each.

Chesapeake (0-1) hosts Ironton St. Joseph at 7:30 on Thursday.

Portsmouth 15 12 13 13 = 53

Chesapeake 19 9 6 14 = 48

PORTSMOUTH (1-0): Ri-chiel McGraw 4 0 0 8, Shanice Rollins 5 1 2 15, Peyton Williams 5 0 3 13, Jade Jenkins 0 1 1 4, Kaleigh White 5 0 3 13. Totals: 19 2 9 53. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: Rollins.

CHESAPEAKE (0-1): Amanda Ruffner 9 0 2 20, Jackie Nelson 3 0 0 6, Sarah Rice3 0 2 8, Anna Mayo 0 0 0 0, Sidney Hall 0 0 1 1, Maggie Smith 2 0 0 4, Mackenzie Moore 1 0 0 2, Jordan Porter 3 0 1 7, Kelsey Curry 0 0 0 0. Totals: 21 0 6 48. Fouls: 21. Fouled out: Porter.

 

St. Joseph 58

Harvest Christian 23

The St. Joseph Female Flyers place all 11 players in the scoring column as they beat Harvest Christian 58-23 on Tuesday.

St. Joseph (2-0) was led by Hannah Miller with 11 points and Molly Miller with 10. Becca Patrick added 8 points.

“It was a good chance to get everyone in,” said St. Joseph coach Nick Miller. “But the schedule gets tougher for us. We’ll have to play better and clean up our mistakes.”

St. Joseph visits Chesapeake at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Harvest 0 2 9 12 = 23

St. Joseph 15 17 19 7 = 58

HARVEST CHRISTIAN: Mary McCoy 1 1 3-8 8, Courtney Cook 1 2 0-0 8, Cassie Shoemaker 2 0 0-0 4, Tara Pollack 0 0 2-5 2, Ricki McCoy 0 0 0-0 0, Olivia Phipps 0 0 1-2 1. Totals: 4 3 6-15 23. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

ST. JOSEPH (2-0): Meg Alexander 3 0 0-0 6, Katie Roach 1 0 0-0 2, Amber Neal 2 0 0-0 4, Sarah Neal 2 0 1-2 5, Ariel Porter 1 0 0-2 2, Becca Patrick 4 0 0-3 8, Hannah Miller 5 0 1-2 11, Megan Fields 2 0 0-0 4, Haley Bartram 1 1 0-0 5, Molly Miller 5 0 0-0 10, Rachel Martin 0 0 1-2 1. Totals: 26 1 3-11 58. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: Roach.