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Female Flyers’ shots won’t fall in loss to New Boston

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

NEW BOSTON — The effort was there. The points weren’t.

The St. Joseph Female Flyers battled but their shots wouldn’t fall in a 55-31 loss to the New Boston Lady Tigers on Wednesday.

St. Joseph could only make only 13-of-46 shots for 28 percent from the floor.

‘We hit another wall with our offense. I can’t fault our effort. The girls are still playing hard,” said St. Joseph coach Nick Miller.

Lynsey Booker scored 14 points to go with 8 rebounds and 3 steals for the Female Flyers (4-8). Morgan Turner had 11 points and 3 steals while Ashley Bartram grabbed 4 rebounds.

Ali Hamilton scored 16 points and Tammy Oiler 14 to pace New Boston.

Mariah Buckley and Oiler scored 6 points each as New Boston took a 16-12 lead. Turner scored 5 points to keep the Female Flyers close.

The Lady Tigers outscored St. Joseph 10-6 in the second quarter to lead 26-18 at the half.

Hamilton had 8 points in the third quarter to offset 5 points by Booker as New Boston went up 40-25.

St. Joseph plays at Rock Hill on Friday at 6 p.m.

St. Joseph 12 6 7 6 = 31

New Boston 16 10 14 15 = 55

ST. JOSEPH (4-8): Alyson Johnson 2 0 0-0 4, Ashley Bartram 0 0 0-0 0, Ashlee Blankenship 1 0 0-0 2, Cassie Leith 0 0 0-0 0, Grace Miller 0 0 0-0 0, Lauren Bush 0 0 0-0 0, Lynsey Booker 3 2 2-2 14, Megan Riley 0 0 0-0 0, Morgan Turner 4 1 0-0 11, Natalie Heaberlin 0 0 0-0 0, Sarah Snowden 0 0 0-2 0. Totals: 13-46 2-4 31. 3-point goals: 3-10. Rebounds: 10-O, 11-D = 21 (Booker 8, Bartram 4). Assists: 3 (Bartram, Booker, Blankenship). Steals: 12 (Booker 3, Turner 3, Heaberlin 3, Johnson 2). Turnovers: 20. Fouls: 9. Fouled out: None.

NEW BOSTON (NA): Mariah Buckley 1 2 0-2 8, Breanna Wedebrook 0 0 0-0 0, Eden Howard 0 1 0-0 3, Madi Jackson 0 0 0-0 0, Kayley Stone 4 0 0-0 8, Tammy Oiler 5 1 1-1 14, Ali Hamilton 8 0 0-1 16, Keena Day 2 0 0-0 4, Taylor Simon 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 21 4 1-4 55. Fouls: 4. Fouled out: None.