Girls prep hoops: Friday, November 17 top moments and performances
• HOMESTEAD GIRLS
Sydney Graber led the Spartans to a SAC win, 60-31 over Concordia, with 18 points. Sylare Starks added 14 points, Haley Swing scored 11 and Kara Gealy added seven points.
• KELLI DAMMAN, CARROLL
The senior scored a game high 21 points in a 68-58 loss to Northrop in a Summit Athletic Conference game.
• BREANNA DOUGLAS AND ARIELLE THATCHER, NORTHROP
The duo each scored 16 points and had seven rebounds with Douglas controlling the first half and Thatcher setting the tone in the second half as they stayed unbeaten in the SAC with a 68-58 win over Carroll.
• LEIGHA BROWN, DEKALB
Brown was again the tempo maker from the opening tip in DeKalb’s 59-34 win over Garrett. Brown scored 28 points, had 13 rebounds and had six assists.
• BETHANY KELLY, DEKALB
Kelly had six of her team’s 11 steals, tops for area defenders on Friday night.
• CENTRAL NOBLE GIRLS
The Cougars improved to 4-0 as Meleah Leatherman led all scorers with 21 points and Sydney Freeman added 19 points.
• ELLIE SNEP, WHITKO
The Three Rivers Conference rebounding leader posted 17 points and 17 rebounds in a 44-27 loss to Huntington North.
“She epitomizes our progress. She is a player who a year ago was a role player and was not asked to score or be a part of the offense and now she is a dominant force at both ends of the court. She is quickly attracting the attention of our opponents,” said Whitko coach Rick Bragg.
• SOUTH SIDE GIRLS
Shamari Tyson, Mikeba Jones and Taniece Chapman each scored 11 points to lead the Archers in a SAC win over Wayne, 65-13. Nine South Side players scored in the dominant win.
• GRACE HUNTER, BELLMONT
As the Squaws fell to Jay County in a tightly contested affair, 58-51, Hunter scored 20 points (hitting three three-pointers) and had five steals.
• KENZIE MCMAHON, BELLMONT
She came close to a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds in the 58-51 loss to Jay County.
• JAY COUNTY GIRLS
The Patriots registered the upset over Bellmont, 58-51, thanks to 23 points from Muhlenkamp, Hanna Ault’s 14 points and three steals and Caldwell’s 14 points and eight rebounds.
• MEGAN PRATER, BLUFFTON
Prater had just six points in the game, but they came on two important three-pointers. She hit a three to force overtime and a game tying three in overtime, helping eventually push Bluffton by North Miami, 41-37.
• LILLY MAST, WEST NOBLE
The freshman scored 17 points as West Noble picked up an 86-26 win over Hamilton.