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Trojans fall at Mapleton

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Dec 8, 2019 at 12:56 AM

ORANGE TWP. — The South Central girls basketball team fell to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in the Firelands Conference with Saturday’s 40-25 road loss to host Mapleton.

The Mounties (3-1, 1-1) led 6-5 after one quarter, but outscored the Trojans by four in each of the second and third quarters, then added an 11-5 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter.

In the loss, Kennedy Deppen scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds to go with three steals to lead the Trojans. Ellery McKee had six points and four assists, while Ally Burton had four points, nine rebounds and four steals.

South Central will host Plymouth on Thursday in another FC game.

SOUTH CENTRAL (0-4, 0-2)

Kennedy Deppen 5-0—11; Ellery McKee 1-3—6; Claire Osborn 0-2—2; Ally Burton 1-2—4; Ashley Copus 1-0—2. TOTALS 8-8—25.

MAPLETON (3-1, 1-1)

LeComte 1-0—2; Davis 1-0—2; Merle 0-1—1; Shadd 4-1—11; Ringler 2-3—7; Rogers 3-0—9; Hamilton 4-0—8. TOTALS 15-5—40.

S. Central 5 10 5 5 — 25

Mapleton 6 14 9 11 — 40

3-point FGs: (SC) Deppen, McKee; (M) Rogers 3, Shadd 2


W. Reserve 68, Plymouth 26

COLLINS — Defending FC champion Western Reserve picked up its second league win in as many days with Saturday’s rout over the visiting Big Red.

For Western (3-2, 2-0), Avery Tubbs finished with 14 points and five assists, while Isabelle Duchette broke double-digits with 13 points.

McKenna Woodruff added seven points and 11 rebounds in the win, which saw the Roughriders jump out to a 13-4 lead after one quarter and a 30-9 lead at halftime. Ellie Blankenship had eight points and six steals, and Sydney Ommert scored nine for the ‘Riders, who added a 25-5 scoring edgier the third quarter.

Plymouth fell to 1-4 (0-2) with the loss.

Western is at Norwalk (2-2) in non-league play on Saturday.


Monroeville 41, New London 26

NEW LONDON — The Eagles got off to an 11-2 start after one quarter and never looked back in a 15-point road win over the host Wildcats on Saturday.

Monroeville then outscored the Wildcats (1-3, 1-1) by margins of 11-6 and 13-5 over the second and third quarters to take a commanding 35-13 lead. New London then held a 13-6 scoring edge in the final eight minutes of the loss.

For New London, Lexi Duggar had 11 points and six rebounds, while Esther Schmidt had four points, seven rebounds and five steals.

Also for the ‘Cats, who visit St. Paul on Thursday, Kiaya Thierry had five points and Marissa Molnar had eight rebounds.

Monroeville improved to 1-1 (1-1 FC) with the win and will host Mapleton on Thursday.

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