WELLSVILLE — Sydney Dwyer scored her 1,000th career point and the Lady Eagles won their fifth straight game.
The Wellsville High School girls basketball team dominted visiting Metro Acadmey 64-34 Tuesday at WHS, 602 Walnut St., Wellsville.
Dwyer, senior, hit her 1,000th career point in the second quarter, marking the fifth player in program history to earn the achievement. She finished with 22 points to lead the Lady Eagle charge. Paige McDaniel added 12 points for Wellsville.
“We played a well balanced game,” Brock Campbell, WHS head girls basketball coach, said. “We shared the ball offensively and played good defense. Offensively, we started a little slow, but we made adjustments and kept attacking.”
Despite the slow start, Wellsville built a 40-18 lead by halftime.
Wellsville (13-4) plays 6 p.m. Friday at home on Senior Night against Santa Fe Trail.
Wellsville (63) — Dwyer 22, McDaniel 12, McCoy 9, Aamold 7, Newhouse 7, Ball 3, Katzer 2, Showalter 1.
Metro Academy (34) — Volz 16, Smith 8, Lynch 7, Harper 3.
W. Franklin 50, MdCV 16
MELVERN — The Lady Falcons snapped a two-game skid with a blowout win Tuesday.
The West Franklin High School girls basketball team topped Marais Des Cygnes Valley in Melvern, 50-16.
“We came out tough, ready to play and put on a full-court press,” Trisha Rogers, WFHS head girls basketball coach, said. “[We] made some turnovers. Everybody got on the board. It was just a good all-around game for us.”
West Franklin kept its opponent to two points scoring in both the first and fourth quarters.
Seniors Megan Rogers and Emilee Sheldon led the Lady Falcon offense. Rogers finished with 17 points, and Sheldon added 11.
“Megan Rogers really stepped up for us,” Trisha Rogers said. “She got a lot of offensive rebounds and put-backs.”
West Franklin (6-11) plays Tuesday at home against Burlingame.
West Franklin (50) — Rogers 17, Sheldon 11, Shotton 5, Harmon 4, Flory 4, Williams 4, Anderson 2, McCurdy 2, Hutchison 1.
MdCV (16) — McGowin 7, Marsh 5, Lacey 4.
Anderson Co. 36, Central Heights 27
GARNETT — After going 2-2 in its last four games, the Central Heights girls basketball team fell on the road. The team lost at Anderson County 36-27 in Garnett.
Central Heights (3-15) plays 6 p.m. Friday at Humboldt.