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Lady Eagles rally late by Patriots

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PEDRO — Sugar Creek Christian Academy proved you have to play all four quarters.
Trailing by 36-32 after three quarters, the Lady Eagles outscored the Calvary Christian Academy Lady Patriots by 10 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 54-48 win.
The Lady Eagles had four players in double figures led by Ailah Dorofeey with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
Chloe Long got 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, Emma Harper 12 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists, and Rachel Gillespie added 10 points.
Ashlyn Bowles scored 21 points and Kaylyn Ruby 13 points for the Lady Patriots.
Sugarcreek was up 12-10 after the first quarter as Long had 6 points. Kaitlyn Richards had 6 points for Calvary.
The Lady Patriots came back to tie the game 24-24 at the half as Bowles scored 11 points including a 3-pointer. Long had 6 more points in the quarter.
Ruby and Bowles had 4 points each as Calvary took a 36-32 lead after three quarters.
But Dorofeey scored 10 points and Gillespie had 4 more as Sugarcreek rallied to outscore Calvary 22-12 in the fourth quarter to get the win.
Calvary 10 14 12 12 = 48
Sugarcreek 12 12 8 22 = 54
CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Kaylyn Ruby 5 0 3-3 13, Ashlynn Bowles 9 1 0-0 21, Brooke Rhodes 0 0 0-0 0, Kaitlyn Richards 4 0 0-0 8, Lila Smith 0 0 0-0 0, Sydney Facemyer 0 0 0-0 0, Camden Hazelett 0 0 0-0 0, Maci Atwell 3 0 0-1 6. Totals: 21 1 3-4 48. Fouls: 11. Fouled out: None.
SUGARCREEK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Lexie Payne 2 0 0-2 4, Ailah Dorofeey 6 0 2-2 14, Chloe Long 7 0 0-0 14, Emma Harper 4 0 4-4 12, Rachel Gillespie 4 0 2-2 10, Charlee Long 0 0 0-0 0, Nika Dorofeey 0 0 0-0 0, Ariella Vititoe 0 0 0-0 0, Kate Neel 0 0 0-0 0, Cassie Blankenship 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 0 8-8 54. Rebounds: 35 (C. Long 11, A. Dorofeey 7, Harper 7, Payne 5). Assists: 5 (Harper 3). Steals: 12 (A. Dorofeey 6). Fouls: 10. Fouled out: None.