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Female Flyers, Turner rip Defenders, 68-31

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

GALLIPOLIS — The St. Joseph Female Flyers are back in a good place.

The Female Flyers snapped a three-game losing streak as they rolled past the Ohio Valley Christian Lady Defenders 68-31 on Saturday.

Morgan Turner put together a strong game with 21 points, four assists and seven steals for St. Joseph (4-6).

Lynsey Booker had 17 points, six rebounds and three assists. Grace Miller added 11 points

“It was a good game for us to get back on the winning side. Everyone played quite a bit and that gives us some experience we need,” said coach Miller.

“Morgan was on her game. She made an impact. Lynsey did a good job taking the ball to the basket.”

Turner scored 13 points in the first quarter including three 3-pointers as the Female Flyers took a 21-7 lead. Katie Bradley had a pair of 3-pointers for OVC.

Six different players scored in the second quarter as the lead grew to 39-19 at the half.

Booker scored 10 points in the third quarter as the lead ballooned to 55-23.

Miller got 5 of her points in the fourth quarter as St. Joseph outscored OVC 13-8.

St. Joseph host Sciotoville East at 6 p.m. on Monday.

St. Joseph 21 18 16 13 = 68

Ohio Valley 7 12 4 8 = 31

ST. JOSEPH (4-6): Alyson Johnson 2 1 0-0 7, Ashley Bartram 1 0 0-0 2, Ashlee Blankenship 0 0 0-0 0, Cassie Leith 0 0 0-2 0, Grace Miller 4 1 0-0 11, Lauren Bush 0 0 0-0 0, Lynsey Booker 6 0 5-5 17, Megan Riley 1 1 0-0 5, Morgan Turner 6 3 0-0 21, Natalie Heaberlin 0 1 0-0 3, Sarah Snowden 1 0-0 2. Totals: 28-71 5-7 68. 3-point goals: 7-19. Rebounds: 13-O, 16-D = 29 (Booker 6, Bartram 5, Johnson 5). Assists: 14 (Turner 4, Booker 3). Steals: 27 (Turner 7, Miller 4, Johnson 4, Bartram 3). Turnovers: 8. Blocks: 4 (Bush 2). Fouls: 16. Fouled out: None.

OHO VALLEY CHRISTIAN (NA): Katie Bradley 1 3 1-2 12, Rachel Sargent 2 0 2-7 6, Yuyan Sun 0 0 0-0 0, Cori Hutchinson 0 0 0-0 0, Emily Childers 1 1 1-2 6, Kristen Zurst 0 2 1-2 7, Olivia Neal 0 0 0-0 0, Ashley Childers 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 4 6 5-14 31. Fouls: 7. Fouled out: None.