The Wellsville girls turned a three-point halftime team into a double-digit lead with a big third quarter at home Friday against Burlington.
The Eagles rode that momentum to secure a 58-45 victory over the Wildcats.
“We played well all night long,” Wellsville coach Brock Campbell said. “Defensively Madie McCoy did a great job on Burlingtons best player holding her to only nine points. Offensively, Demi Amold was getting to the basket and finishing well.”
Aamold paced the Eagles with 24 points. McCoy finished with 11.
The first half was nip-and-tuck.
Wellsville led 15-10 after the first quarter as six Eagles scored.
The second quarter saw Burlington outscore the Eagles 13-11 as Wellsville had a 26-23 edge at halftime.
Burlington (45) — Gilman 6, Kuhlmann 2, Sloyer 7, Thorp 7, Young 9, Doebele 12, K. Caldwell 2.
Wellsville (58) — Showalter 5, Newhouse 8, Ball 4, Loudermill 2, McDaniel 4, Aamold 24, McCoy 11.