The West Liberty-Salem girls’ basketball team traveled to Riverside Thursday night.
The varsity Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Pirates 56-24.
Melany Ward led the Lady Tigers with 15 points and Maria Daulton and Taylor Day each contributed 8 points.
For Riverside, Morgan Robison scored 5 points.
The Lady Tigers' defense came out strong in the first quarter holding Riverside to 1 point, 16-1.
West Liberty-Salem led at halftime 33-14.
West Liberty-Salem Coach Dennis McIntosh comments on the victory.
Riverside Coach Jeremy Allen discusses the game.
The varsity Lady Tigers (1-2) host Greeneview and Riverside (0-2) travels to Botkins Saturday.
West Liberty-Salem won the JV game 49-16.
Ashley Holleron scored 11 points for the Lady Tigers.
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Watch part of the varsity game.
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade girls team defeated Mad River 30-18 in their season-opener.
Nikki Current had 17 points and McKenzie McManus scored 8 points.
The 8th grade Lady Raiders beat Mad River 23-14 in their first game of the season.
Hayley Boysel had 11 points and 14 steals.
Coreen Crosby and Darian Rockhold each added 2 points.
The Raiders will play at Northwestern on Monday.
The Indian Lake 8th grade girls team fell to Tecumseh 24-23.
Sam Miller had a game-high 11 points and 5 steals.
Brooke Lewis recorded 4 points and 13 rebounds.
Kennedy Wallbrown tallied 3 points and 4 steals, Morgan Evilsizor had 3 points, and Olivia Amspaugh added 2 points.
The Lakers are 1-1.