WELLSVILLE — Defensive pressure is the Eagles’ bread-and-butter. The Wellsville High School girls turned up the heat on Santa Fe Trail Friday in Wellsville. The Eagles rolled to a 69-39 victory.
It was Wellsville’s sixth consecutive win.
“Our press got to them,” Wellsville coach Brock Campbell said. “We did a good job of keeping them in front of us on the press and we were able to create several turnovers. We got a couple 10-second calls and that was big for us. Again we shared the ball well on offense.”
Four players scored in double figures for WHS. Demi Aamold paced the Eagles with 19 points. Sydney Dwyer netted 17 points. Madie McCoy added 11 points, and Grace Showalter finished with 10 points.
Wellsville (14-4) plays Tuesday at Iola.
SFT (39) — Costlow 5, Simmons 14, Guyle 9, Massey 6.
Wellsville (69) — Showalter 10, Dwyer 17, Aamold 19, A. Newhouse 6, Ball 2, McDaniel 4, McCoy 11.
Boys: SFT 55, Wellsville 47
WELLSVILLE — The Eagles came out of halftime a bit sluggish Friday and it ended up being the difference.
Wellsville was outscored by six points in the third quarter and ended up falling 55-47 to Santa Fe Trail in Wellsville. The game was tied at 29 at halftime. The Chargers hit 10 of 11 free throws, while Wellsville hit 5 of 10.
It was the Eagles’ first loss in six games.
Jeff Ebeck paced the Eagles with 16 points. Jackson Dwyer chipped in 11.
SFT (55) — Berckefeldt 14, Huffman 8, Herren 6, Lomg 17, Dunnaway 10.
Wellsville (47) — Richards 4, Kearney 1, Dwyer 11, Aamold 3, Vance 8, Ebeck 16, Donovan 4.