Columbiana bounces East Palestine

From Staff Reports

EAST PALESTINE-Columbiana pulled awy from East Palestine, 66-27, in girls non-conference action Thursday.

Baylie Mook led Columbiana (19-2) with 21 points, four rebounds and five steals. Bri Gingher totaled 16 points and four steals and Aleah Whitacre had nine points, seven rebounds and six steals for the Clippers. Lauren Schlueter also had seven rebounds and four steals.

Kelsey McKim had six points for the Bulldogs who fall to 2-16.

Columbiana won the junior varsity game, 61-8. Haley Tohm, Mariah Rovnak and Megan Goehring all had 10 points for the Clippers.

Both teams are in action Saturday. Columbiana hosts Wellsville at noon. The Clippers can clinch a share of the Inter-Tri County League lower tier title with a win.

East Palestine is at Lisbon on Saturday with the junior varsity game staring at 1 p.m.

COLUMBIANA: 18-21-14-13-66

E. PALESTINE: 5- 9- 5- 8-27

COLUMBIANA SCORING: Baylie Mook 9-0-21, Aleah Whitacre 3-3-9, Bri Gingher 6-2-16, Lauren Schlueter 1-0-2, Mollie Donnelly 2-2-7, Emily Witmer 1-7-9, Elise Hammond 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 23, 14-28: 66.

EAST PALESTINE SCORING: Hannah Hall 2-0-4, Haley Hall 0-1-1, Holly Siracuse 2-0-4, Marisa Gorby 0-2-2, Abby Fuller 1-0-2, Kelsy McKim 3-0-6, Sadie Walker 1-0-2, Courtney Weber 2-2-6. TEAM TOTALS: 11, 5-8: 27.

Three-point goals: Columbiana 6 (Mook 3, Gingher 2, Donnelly).