Girls hoops roundup: Lady Noles zap Zeps, 56-34

Chelsie Roberts posted a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds in a 56-34 win over Shenandoah in a Pioneer Valley Conference game Thursday night in Woodsfield.

The Seminoles jumped out to a 16-7 lead in the first quarter and were up 23-14 at halftime.

Joining Roberts in double digits for Monroe Central was Chelsie Tewanger with 11 and Anne LaFollette with 10. Kelsie Dick had a game-high 11 boards.

Ashlee Wukelich and Kaysey King led the Lady Zeps with eight points apiece.

Troy Baker’s squad improved to 8-6 overall and 4-3 in the PVC. Shenandoah fell to 7-6 and 3-4 in the PVC.

Shenandoah will host Meadowbrook at 1 p.m. Saturday in a non-conference contest while Monroe Central is back in action at Tuesday when it hosts Buckeye Trail at 6 p.m. in another PVC tilt.

Eastern 64, Warren 55

REEDSVILLE – The Eastern Eagles defeated the Warren Lady Warriors 64-55 Thursday night.

Tied at 15-15 after one quarter, Warren led 15-14 with 1:03 and Eastern was up by four on five different occasions in the first quarter.

Junior Jenna Burdette hit a 3-pointer with 7:12 left, giving her 1,000 points for her career while handing Eastern an 18-15 lead. Eastern never trailed again the rest of the way and twice led 12 points, the last of which came at 55-43 with 5:33 left in regulation.

Eastern had 23 turnovers, including 13 in 1st half. Warren had 14 total, seven in each half. Warren missed its final 15 3-point attempts.

Jenna Burdette had a game-high 32 points. Mackenzie Ullman led Warren 15 markers. The Warriors fell to 5-6, while Eastern is now 11-1.

From Wednesday night

Marietta 81, Claymont 22

UHRICHSVILLE – All-everything Erica Dawson scored 26 of her game-high 39 points in the first half as visiting Marietta High routed Claymont 81-22 in East Central Ohio League girls’ basketball action Wednesday night.

The Scott Cozzens-coached Lady Tigers (10-1 overall, 4-1 ECOL) also got 13 points from Kristen Hill and 11 from Ali Moore as they staked themselves to a 25-8 first-quarter advantage.

Madison Stubbins paced Claymont (1-11, 1-8) with eight markers.

Marietta is scheduled to play at Waterford (9-2) in a non-conference game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.