Ludwig hits for 21 in victory

Morning Journal/Wayne Maris Southern’s Kayla McCulley and East Liverpool’s Ciara Peachey battle for control of the ball on Tuesday during action at Potter Fieldhouse. (Morning Journal/Wayne Maris)

EAST LIVERPOOL–The East Liverpool girls basketball team edged Southern 49-44 in season-opening action Tuesday.

Emma Ludwig led the Potters with 21 points. Alessandra Ferrazzano added 11 points.

Riley Felton led the Indians with 17 points.

SOUTHERN: 15-7-9-13–44

EAST LIVERPOOL: 14-17-7-11–49

SOUTHERN SCORING: Hannah Hayes 3-1-8, Lindsey Hall 0-0-0, Delainey Mellott 0-0-0, Kayla McCulley 2-3-9, Aubrianna Mellott 1-2-4, Sam Michael 3-0-6, Riley Felton 6-5-17. TEAM TOTALS: 15, 11-19: 44.

EAST LIVERPOOL SCORING: Darshay Foster 0-0-0, Ciara Peachey 0-1-1, Mikayla Reed 3-2-9, Alessandra Ferrazzano 5-1-11, Shayla Foster 1-1-3, Emma Ludwig 9-1-21, McKenzie McKinnon 0-2-2, Victoria Flores 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 19, 8-16: 49.

Three-point goals: Southern 3 (McCulley 2, Hayes), East Liverpool 3 (Ludwig 2, Reed).

McDonald 65, Columbiana 57 OT

MCDONALD — McDonald outscored Columbiana by eight in overtime to knock off the Clippers 65-57 on Tuesday in girls basketball action.

Tessa Liggett and Kayla Muslovski had 17 points each for the Clippers who made their debut under new coach Dave Crismon. Liggett also had seven boards.

Grace Hammond added 11 points for the Clippers.

Molly Howard scored 18 to lead the winners.

McDonald won the jayvee portion, 23-21. Leah Gabreltik and Emily Floyd had five points each for the Blue Devils.

COLUMBIANA: 10-18-8-19-2–57

MCDONALD: 10-16-12-17-10–65

COLUMBIANA SCORING: Tessa Liggett 7-2-17, Kennedy Fullum 3-1-7, Kayla Muslovski 5-6-17, Grace Hammond 5-0-11, Karissa Tringhese 0-1-1, Tori Lane 1-0-2, Grace Whitmer 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 22, 10-18: 57.

MCDONALD SCORING: Olivia Perry 5-6-16, Molly Howard 6-5-18, Maddie Howard 1-0-3, Taylor Tuchek 0-3-3, Sophia Costantino 5-0-11, Brooke Lewis 3-4-10, Lucy Wolford 2-0-4. TEAM TOTALS: 22, 18-24: 65.

Three-point goals: Columbiana 3 (Liggett, Muslovski, Hammond), McDonald 3 (Molly Howard, Maddie Howard, Costantino).

Crestview 66,

Wellsville 22

WELLSVILLE–The Crestview girls basketball team opened the season with a 66-22 win over Wellsville Tuesday.

Krista Perry led the Rebels with 21 points, five rebounds and four steals. Tanner Hoffer added nine points and 10 rebounds. Mara Halas chipped in nine points. Payton Huff finished with eight points, four assists and four steals.

Hunter Weekley led the Tigers with nine points and six rebounds. Cameron Carlevale grabbed 12 rebounds.

Crestview won the jv game 64-8. Ashton Hughes led the Rebels with 15 points. Sophia Carr added 14 points.

Crestview is at United Thursday. Wellsville is at Conotton Valley Saturday.

CRESTVIEW: 19-18-13-16–66

WELLSVILLE: 4-4-8-6–22

CRESTVIEW SCORING: Mara Halas 4-0-9, Haley Eskra 0-2-2, Payton Huff 4-0-8, Shianna Mathes 1-2-5, Tanner Hoffer 3-2-9, Maddie Wick 0-0-0, Addison Bandy 1-0-2, Krista Perry 6-8-21, Shelby Rambo 0-0-0, Chloe Downey 2-0-4, Ashton Hughes 0-0-0, Sophia Carr 3-0-6. TEAM TOTALS: 24, 14-16: 66.

WELLSVILLE SCORING: Hunter Weekley 4-1-9, Abigail Cline 0-1-1, Leah Vinton 3-0-6, Camryn Jackson 0-0-0, Cameron Carlevale 2-2-6, Marie Cline 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 9, 4-16: 22.

Three-point goals: Crestview 4 (Halas, Mathes, Hoffer, Perry)