MV Lady Blackhawks race to WOAC win over South

Mississinawa Valley Lady Blackhawks earn WOAC home win over Twin Valley South

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Tylee Woodbury scores two of her game high 25-points in win over South. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

UNION CITY – Mississinawa Valley put 10 Lady Blackhawks in the scoring column to defeat the visiting Twin Valley South Lady Panthers 83-19 in Thursday night WOAC action.

Syenna Purdin scores for Mississinawa Valley in WOAC win over Twin Valley South. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“We boxed out well, we pushed the ball well and we played as a team,” said MV coach, Michael Paige. “Hopefully we can keep playing as a team and we can get better every game.”

Brenna Price gets fouled driving to the bucket for the Lady Blackhawks in conference win over South. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Mississinawa Valley grabbed an early 26-6 lead after one period of play with sophomore Taylee Woodbury knocking down 11-points including a trey and Syenna Purdin hitting for 7-point including a triple to pace the Lady Hawks.

Period No. 2 went to MV by a 22-5 score with Coach Michael Paige using his bench sending the teams to the break with the Lady Blackhawks leading 48-11 and a running clock in play to start the second half of varsity girls basketball action. Brenna Price paced MV with 6-points in the second.

The Lady Blackhawks’ Brooklyn Seubert goes strong to the bucket in win over South. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

The Lady Blackhawks continued to roll in the third with Coach Paige going deep into his bench to take the quarter 18-2 and lead 66-13 with one period to play.

“We’ve been working on our man to man defense,” Paige noted. “We wanted to focus on that today. We were able to get a lot of girls in the game.”

A quick fourth quarter played out to a Mississinawa Valley 17-6 score giving the home team the win.

“We played aggressive and they played hard,” said Coach Paige. “We couldn’t ask for a better result.”

With the win MV improves to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in conference play. South falls to 1-11 on the season.

Woodbury led Mississinawa Valley and all scorers with a game high 25-points.

BOXSCORE:

MISSISSINAWA VALLEY 83, TWIN-VALLEY SOUTH 19

MISSISSINAWA VALLEY – T. Woodbury 25, S. Purdin 18, B. Seubert 14, B. Price 7, J. Hoggatt 5, M. Guillozet 4, M. Townsend 4, I. Ojeda 2, C. Hoggatt 2, C. Fritz 1 – TOTALS 30 8-12 5 83

TWIN-VALLEY SOUTH – J. Ritchie 13, C. Meyers 2, S. Elswick 2, M. Wise 2 – TOTALS 5 6-10 1 19

3-POINTERS

Mississinawa Valley 5 (T. Woodbury 2, S. Purdin 2, B. Price 1)

Twin Valley South 1 (J. Ritchie 1)

SCORE by QUARTERS

26-22-18-17 83 Mississinawa Valley

06-05-02 06 19 Twin Valley South

Jocelyn Hoggatt scores for MV Lady Blackhawks in WOAC win over Twin Valley South Lady Panthers. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Mackenzea Townsend positions for Lady Blackhawks rebound in Thursday night win over Twin Valley South. (Gaylen Blosser photo)