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Lady Vikings get tough win over Female Flyers

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

WILLOW WOOD — It was a numbers game.
The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings took advantage of the St. Joseph Female Flyers’ six-man roster and posted a 39-26 win on Wednesday.
Jensyn Shepherd had 15 points and five rebounds to lead the Lady Vikings (6-4). Kaitlyn Crabtree had nine points and 12 rebounds.
Alyson Johnson scored 11 points and Ashley Bartram eight to pace the Female Flyers.
Crabtree had our points and Kaylee Cade hit a 3pointer as the Lady Vikings took a 9-6 first quarter lead.
Rachael Hayes scored four points in the second quarter and Symmes Valley was up 17-12 at the half.
The Lady Vikings got some breathing room in the third quarter as Shepherd scored nine points and the lead was 30-20.
Johnson scored four points in the quarter for St. Joseph.
Shepherd got four points and Crabtree three in the fourth quarter. Johnson was 3-of-4 from the line and Bartram had a basket for the Female Flyers.
On Thursday, Symmes Valley visits Portsmouth Notre Dame. St. Joseph hosts Rose Hill on Saturday.
St. Joseph    6    6    8    6    =    26
Sym. Valley    9    8    13    9    =    39
ST. JOSEPH (NA): Ashley Bartram 4 0 0-2 8, Emma Whaley 0 0 3-4 3, Alyson Johnson 4 0 3-4 11, Faith Mahlmeister 2 0 0-2 4, Emilee Blankenship 0 0 0-0 0, Lauren Bush 0 0 0-2 0. Totals: 10 0 6-14 26. Fouls: 10. Fouled out: None.
SYMMES VALLEY (6-4): Kaitlyn Crabtree 4 0 1-3 9, Payton Hunter 0 0 0-2 0, Jensyn Shepherd 6 0 3-6 15, Taylor Sells 2 0 0-0 4, Rachael Hayes 4 0 0-0 8, Ellie Johnson 0 0 0-0 0, Kaylee Cade 0 1 0-0 3. Totals: 17-54 4-11 39. 3-pt goals: 1-11. Rebounds: 7-O, 16-D = 23 (Crabtree 12, Shepherd 5). Assists: 7 (Crabtree 2, Hayes 2). Steals: 1. Blocks: 4 (Shpherd 2, Crabtree 2). Turnovers: 20. Fouls: 12. Fouled out: None.