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Booker scores 30 to lead Female Flyers

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

ASHLAND, Ky. — Book her, Dano. Or in this case, Booker whamo!

Senior Lynsey Booker scored a career-high 30 points as the St. Joseph Female Flyers toppled the Rose Hill Lady Royals 59-40 on Friday.

Booker was 13-of-19 from the field and 4-of-6 at the foul line en route to her point total. She also had 3 assists and 2 blocked shots.

Morgan Turner added 8 points, 5 assists and 5 steals for the Female Flyers (5-8) while Ashlee Blankenship grabbed 5 rebounds and Ashley Bartram pulled down 4 rebounds.

Kendra Steele scored 20 points to lead Rose Hill (5-8).

Booker scored 11 points in the first quarter as St. Joseph took a 15-13 lead. Steele had 8 points to keep the Lady Royals close.

Morgan Turner scored 5 points in the second quarter as the Female Flyers stretched the lead to 28-21 at the break.

Booker had 9 more points in the third quarter as St. Joseph was able to stretch the lead to 46-31.

Booker scored 6 points and Cassie Leith came off the bench to score 4 points in the fourth quarter as St. Joseph put the game away.

St. Joseph visits South Gallia on Monday.

St. Joseph 15 13 18 13 = 59

Rose Hill 13 8 10 9 = 40

IRONTON ST. JOSEPH (5-8): Alyson Johnson 2 1-2 5, Ashley Bartram 3 0 0-0 6, Ashlee Blankenship 0 0 1-2 1, Cassie Leith 1 0 2-4 4, Grace Miller 0 0 0-0 0, Lauren Bush 0 0 0-0 0, Lynsey Booker 13 0 4-6 30, Megan Riley 1 0 2-2 4, Morgan Turner 3 0 2-2 8, Natalie Heaberlin 0 0 1-4 1, Sarah Snowden 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23-46 13-22 59. 3-point goals: 0-5. Rebounds: 7-O, 17-D = 24 (Blankenship 5, Bartram 4, Bush 3, Heaberlin 3). Assists: 13 (Turner 5, Booker 3, Bartram 2). Steals: 15 (Turner 5, Heaberlin 3, Johnson 3). Turnovers: 9. Blocks: 4 (Booker 2). Fouls: 17. Fouled out: Bush.

ROSE HILL (5-8): Natalie Fyffe 2 0 1-2 5, Sarah Sizemore 1 1 3-6 8, Julia VanKeuren 0 0 0-0 0, Shelby Nibert 0 0 1-2 1, Ashleigh Riffe 0 0 0-0 0, Makenlee Sparks 2 0 1-4 5, Delaynee Sparks 0 0 1-4 1, Baylee Trimble 0 0 0-0 0, Kendra Steele 6 1 5-6 20. Totals: 13-45 12-24 40. 3-point goals: 2-10. Rebounds: 20 (Steele 6, Nibert 4). Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.