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Lady Vikings breeze to easy SOC win over Green

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

WILLOW WOOD — 10 played, 10 scored.

The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings put 10 players in the scoring column in a 57-22 Southern Ohio Conference win on Thursday.

“We got to play a lot of players and everyone contributed. Its always good to get a win,” said Lady Vikings’ coach Alvin Carpenter.

Jensyn Shepherd scored 6 of her 8 points in the first quarter as Symmes Valley jumped in front 17-3.

Kaitlyn Payne scored 7 points in the second quarter as the Lady Vikings opened up a 32-11 lead. Leslie Gallion hit a pair of 3-pointers for Green.

The Symmes Valley defense held Green to just 3 points again in the third quarter to build a 47-14 cushion.

Payne had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Vikings (7-6, 6-2). Meranda Hayes added 10 points and 4 steals and Caitlyn Crabtree had 8 rebounds.

Gallion had 8 points to lead Green.

Symmes Valley hosts Coal Grove at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Green 3 8 3 8 = 22

Sym. Valley 17 15 15 10 = 57

GREEN (NA): Adriane Hall 2 1 0-2 7, Kaylynn Blizzard 2 0 0-2 4, Megan Johnson 0 0 1-2 1, Leslie Gallion 1 2 0-3 8, Logan Jones 0 0 0-4 0, Kori Dearfield 0 0 2-2 2. Total: 5 3 3-15 22. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

SYMMES VALLEY (7-6, 6-2): Caitlyn Crabtree 2 0 2-4 6, Sierra Ross 0 0 2-2 2, Breanna Brumfield 2 0 1-4 5, Jensyn Shepherd 3 0 2-2 8, Shaylah Tibbs 1 0 0-1 2, Meranda Hayes 5 0 0-2 10, Kaitlyn Payne 5 0 4-8 14, Erica Ross 1 0 2-5 4, Kassie Baldwin 1 0 0-0 2, Payton Walsh 2 0 0-0 4. Totals: 22-56 13-18 57. 3-point goals: 0-4. Rebounds: 42 (Payne 11, Crabtree 8). Assists: 13 (Baldwin 3, Brumfield 3). Steals: 31 (Brumfield 5, Hayes 4, S. Ross 4, Walsh 4). Turnovers: 18. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: None.