Skeeter Classic tips off season


Staff report



Mechanicsburg’s Morgan Hamby (left) shoots over Miami Valley’s Molly Lyon on Friday at the Skeeter Classic at Urbana High School. Hamby had 18 points and 12 rebounds.


Urbana High School’s fourth annual Skeeter Classic got the girls basketball season underway on Friday.

In the first game, Mechanicsburg lost to Miami Valley School, 58-55.

Miami Valley used a 19-9 second quarter run to leap out ahead of Mechanicsburg.

For the Indians, Mikayla Dodane had 19 points, Morgan Hamby had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Elly Schipfer added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Mechanicsburg shot 31 percent from the field compared to 39 percent for MVS. The Indians made only one of 17 attempts from three-point range.

The Indians held the edge in rebounding, 41-38.

Mechanicsburg had 21 turnovers compared to 27 for MVS.

In the second game Friday night, Urbana lost to Jonathan Alder, 49-27.

Hunter Rogan had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Hillclimbers.

The Indians will play Urbana in the consolation game today at 6 p.m. while Miami Valley and Jonathan Alder play for the championship at 8 p.m.

Cardinals win

NORTH LEWISBURG – Triad defeated Indian Lake, 50-49, in overtime in girls basketball Friday.

Junior forward Tori Thomas scored 11 points in the first quarter to propel the Cardinals to a 15-2 lead and a 28-15 margin at halftime.

Thomas and Alea Ferguson finished with 19 points each for the Cardinals, while Kristin Bailey had 6 rebounds and a go-ahead jumper in overtime. Ferguson also had 4 steals.

Triad (1-0) plays at West Jefferson today.

Mechanicsburg’s Morgan Hamby (left) shoots over Miami Valley’s Molly Lyon on Friday at the Skeeter Classic at Urbana High School. Hamby had 18 points and 12 rebounds.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_MorganHamby112516.jpgMechanicsburg’s Morgan Hamby (left) shoots over Miami Valley’s Molly Lyon on Friday at the Skeeter Classic at Urbana High School. Hamby had 18 points and 12 rebounds.

Staff report

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