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Creek improves to 5-0, beats Beaver

WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek girls basketball team remained perfect with a 68-38 home victory over Beaver Local on Thursday.

Kylie Kiger led the Redskins (5-0) with 18 points. Makenzie Taylor and Hailey Clark recorded 13 points apiece, while Ally Tweedy and Taylor Jones each scored 11 points.

Beaver Local’s Jenna Riccardo netted a game-high 20 points.

Indian Creek returns to action Monday, hosting Steubenville.

Indian Creek 68, Beaver Local 38

Beaver Local 5-13-10-10 — 38

Indian Creek 11-24-20-16 — 68

BEAVER LOCAL: R. Britt 1 0-0 2; J Britt 0 0-0 0; Chonsyn 1 0-0 2; Taylor 0 0-0 0; Briggs 0 0-0 0; Kolkoski 2 0-0 4; Cline 3 4-4 10; Riccardo 8 4-8 20; Jordan 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 15, 8-12: 38.

INDIAN CREEK (5-0): Lewis 0 0-0 0; Kiger 7 2-4 18; Tweedy 5 0-0 11; Ratkovic 0 0-0 0; Taylor 6 1-1 13; Copeland 1 0-2 2; Clark 5 1-2 13; Jones 3 5-7 11; Ballato 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 26, 9-16: 68.

3-POINT GOALS: Beaver Local none; Indian Creek 4 (Kiger 2, Clark 2).

Catholic Central 55,

Bridgeport 27

BRIDGEPORT — Catholic Central evened its girls basketball record at 3-3 with a 55-27 victory over Bridgeport Thursday inside the John Havlicek Gymnasium.

Six points from Isabella Oliver and long-distance connections by Katie Zatta and Morgan Green helped the Crusaders race out to a 16-8 lead after the opening quarter. Oliver added seven more in the second as Central outscored its host 18-4.

Oliver took game-scoring honors with 15. She snared 10 rebounds to complete her double-double. Oliver also recorded four assists and three steals. Hannah Olszewski netted 13 points, seven coming in the third quarter. Zatta finished with nine.

Central drained five triples, with Carly Fayak connecting twice from behind the arc.

Jaren Tucker had her usual strong game for the Bulldogs, accounting for 10 points. Meleah Tiber contributed seven.

Bridgeport earned a split by posing a 27-21 victory in the junior varsity contest.

Dana Trouten tallied 13 points to pace the winners. Theresa Kerker netted six for Central, while Ellen Rohde and Ellie Rice had five apiece.

After playing its last five games on the road, Central will return home Saturday, hosting Oak Glen. The JV game will start at noon.

Catholic Central 55, Bridgeport 27

Central 16-18-14-7 — 55

Bridgeport 8-4-9-6 — 27

CENTRAL (3-3): Zatta 3 2-2 9; Harold 2 0-0 4; Green 1 0-0 3; Rhode 0 0-0 0; Fayak 2 0-0 6; Grimm 1 0-0 2; Oliver 6 2-2 15; Kirkpatrick 0 0-0 0; Dong 0 3-4 3; Olszewski 6 1-1 13. TOTALS: 21, 8-9: 55.

BRIDGEPORT (0-5): Saldana 0 0-0 0; Roberts 1 1-2 3; Trouten 1 0-0 3; Bain 0 0-0 0; Meleah Tiber 1 5-10 7; Dyson 0 0-0 0; Tucker 2 2-3 10; Felton 0 0-0 0; Maura Tiber 0 0-0 0; Aubrey 0 0-0 0; Stockwell 2 0-0 4; Perez 0 0-0 0; Bell 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 8, 8-15: 27.

3-POINT GOALS: Central 5 (Fayak 2, Zatta, Green, Oliver); Bridgeport 3 (Tucker 2, Trouten).

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BOYS BASKETBALL

Oak Glen 66, John Marshall 56

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Oak Glen boys basketball team picked up its first win with a 66-56 victory over John Marshall on Thursday.

Zach Taylor led the Golden Bears (1-1) with 19 points, including a 10 for 11 mark at the foul line. Jacob Clark had 16 points, and Blake Perez contributed 13. Zach Taylor added 11 points.

Oak Glen hosts Brooke today.

In JV action, John Marshall won, 38-25. Oak Glen’s Chaise Clark had 13 points.

Oak Glen 66, John Marshall 56

John Marshall 5-13-12-26 — 56

Oak Glen 15-14-17-20 — 66

JOHN MARSHALL: Derrow 4 3-4 12; Pratt 4 2-2 12; Gilbert 2 1-2 5; Miller 4 2-3 10; Franaple 2 0-0 4; Babinzuk 2 5-8 9; Berner 2 0-0 4. TOTALS: 20, 13-19: 56.

3 (Derrow, Pratt 2).

OAK GLEN (1-1): Patterson 2 0-0 4; Blake Perez 4 4-6 13; Kaleb Dailey 1 0-1 3; Zach Taylor 4 10-11 19; Jacob Clark 7 2-4 16; Brayden Mineard 3 2-4 8; Howard 0 1-2 1; Jeremy Taylor 1 0-0 2; Allison 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 22, 19-28: 66.

3 (Perez, Dailey, Taylor).

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