Bulldogs stop Indians

SALINEVILLE – East Palestine blanked Southern Local in the second quarter on the way to a 35-29 win Tuesday night.

Brooke Gedeon led the Bulldogs with 15 points.

East Palestine improves to 3-11 on the season. Southern had its four-game winning streak snapped to move to 8-7.

The Bulldogs went on a 9-0 run in the second quarter to take a 15-10 halftime lead. The lead was trimmed to 20-18 after three quarters. Gedeon scored seven points in the fourth quarter to help the Bulldogs pull away.

Kati Hipsley topped the Indians with 15 points. Rachel Coil collected nine rebounds, three assists and two steals. Emily Jenkins added five rebounds.

Both teams will play today with East Palestine hosting Crestview and Southern Local entertaining Leetonia.

E. PALESTINE: 6-9-5-15-35

SOUTHERN: 10-0-8-11-29

EAST PALESTINE SCORING: Marisa Gorby 0-0-0, Kelsey McKim 0-0-0, Brooke Gedeon 7-1-15, Hannah Hall 2-0-4, Haley Hall 1-0-2, Courtney Weber 3-1-7, Logan Gatchel 1-2-5, Abby Fuller 1-0-2, Carson Rutledge 0-0-0. TOTALS: 15, 4-13: 35.

SOUTHERN SCORING: Kati Hipsley 6-2-15, Emily Jenkins 1-1-3, Susan Bratt 0-0-0, Rachel Coil 0-2-2, Natalie Utt 1-4-6, Brittany Webber 0-0-0, Beckah Phillis 1-1-3. TOTALS: 9-40, 10-18: 29.

Three-pointers: East Palestine 1 (Gatchel), Southern 1 (Hipsley).