FALCONER - Falconer jumped out to a big lead early on and never looked back as the Lady Golden Falcons (1-5, 4-7) posted a 60-32 victory over Gowanda (1-3, 3-6) in non-league girls basketball on Tuesday.
Julia Anderson had an outstanding night with 19 points and Katie Hines added 12 points. Also, Baileigh Carter had eight rebounds and four steals, Abby Courtney added six rebounds and Emma Steele came through with eight assists,
For the Lady Panthers, Rae White led the way with 20 points, five steals and five rebounds and Jessica Sowa had six steals and 10 rebounds.
Photo by Mark L.?Anderson
Gowanda’s Rae White scores two of her team-high 20 points during Tuesday’s non-league girls high school basketball game.
Silver Creek 77, Cattaraugus-Little Valley 35
SILVER CREEK - Jordan Brooks had 28 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday night as the Silver Creek Black Knights (8-2) cruised past Cattaraugus-Little Valley, 77-35, during non-league girls basketball action.
The Black Knights jumped out to a commanding 23-9 lead after the first quarter and never looked back, as they outscored the Lady Timberwolves, 18-7, in the second quarter for a 41-17 lead at halftime. In the third quarter, Silver Creek put up 19 points to Cattaraugus-Little Valley's nine while in the fourth quarter, the Black Knights outscored the Lady Timberwolves, 17-10, for the 77-35 final.
Jade Lewis chipped in 16 points in the win while adding nine assists and seven steals. Darrien Spruce added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Black Knights.
Megan Jones led the Lady Timberwolves with 14 points.
North Collins 45, Buffalo Academy of Science 34
NORTH COLLINS - Arrica Bley had a team-high 11 points to help lead North Collins (2-6) past Buffalo Academy of Science (2-9), 45-34, during non-league girls basketball action on Tuesday.
The Lady Eagles jumped out to an 11-8 lead after the first quarter, but found themselves down 20-19 at the break. A 10-6 edge in the third quarter put North Collins up 29-26 heading into the fourth quarter. It was the there that the Lady Eagles pulled away, as they outscored the visitors 16-8.
Sam Grier chipped in nine points in the win while Destiny Kennedy added eight points.
Aaliyoh Coleman led all scorers with 15 points in a losing effort while teammate Seana Macandts added seven points.
Brocton 49, Forestville 33
BROCTON - Jess Putcher and Jess Merle had 14 points each as Brocton (2-5) upended Forestville, 49-33, during non-league girls basketball action.
"It was nice to see a team win," Brocton head coach Ken Purcell said. "Everybody contributed. We got off to a good start and we were able to score in all four quarters. And that led to a victory."
Putcher chipped in six rebounds and six steals while Merle added nine rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs, who went up 19-5 after the first quarter and 29-17 at halftime. In the third quarter, Brocton outscored Forestville, 14-8, before the Lady Hornets put up eight points to the Lady Bulldogs' six in the fourth quarter.
Alisha Szumigala scored a game-high 15 points while adding 11 rebounds for the Lady Hornets. Also for Forestville, Faith Mierzwa had 10 points and Amanda Weaver five assists.
Chautauqua Lake 51,
Pine Valley 43
SOUTH DAYTON - Ashton Albanesius had a team-high 15 points while adding 11 rebounds as Chautauqua Lake (9-1) edged Pine Valley (9-2), 51-43, during non-league girls basketball action Tuesday night.
"I'm not happy because we had opportunities," Pine Valley head coach Tim Nobles said. "But I was pleased that we battled them and we competed with them. It was a really good test to play them."
The Lady Thunderbirds jumped out to a 21-12 lead after the first quarter, before taking a 27-24 lead into the break.
"We didn't press them because we've pressed them before and they handled it," Nobles said of the defensive strategy he had the Lady Panthers employ. "It is the same team they've had for three years. We played a lot of half-court (defense). We were right with them."
Chautauqua Lake outscored Pine Valley 13-9 in the third quarter and 11-10 in the fourth for the 51-43 win.
"We were down by 11 at one point in the first quarter, or beginning of the second," Nobles said. "And we came back and knocked (the lead) down to three and two in the third quarter. In the fourth quarter we got it down to six and got two steals in a row and didn't convert on either one."
Jenna Einink helped the Lady Thunderbirds with 13 points, 14 rebounds, eight steals and seven assists while Courtney Hewes chipped in seven points and six steals.
For the Lady Panthers, Kayla Mansfield had a game-high 19 points while adding 11 rebounds and four steals. Also for Pine Valley, Kayleigh Brunswick had six points while Katie Hoth chipped in five rebounds and three steals.
Panama 41, Westfield 29
WESTFIELD - Emilee Sperry scored 14 points to lift the Panama Lady Panthers (6-2, 2-2) to a 41-29 victory Tuesday over Westfield (1-10, 1-4) in CCAA West II girls high school basketball.
After both teams battled to a 12-all deadlock in the first quarter, the Lady Panthers took a 22-16 halftime lead.
The Lady Wolverines battled back in the third quarter to cut the deficit, 28-23, heading into the final frame. However, Panama outscored the home team, 13-6, to leave Panama with the victory.
The Lady Panthers dominated the boards as Kelsey Johnson pulled down 11 while Brianna Marsh and Brittany Lenart each had 10.
Westfield's offense was led by Rachel Allen as she scored 14 points, four steals and two assists. Lindsay Harp added five rebounds and eight blocks in a losing effort.
Westfield returns to action Thursday when it hosts Chautauqua Lake.