Trojans advance

By Nikki Blankenship -

Mya Williams and Semajah Parker tagged teamed a determined West Lady Senators Wednesday night and leading the Trojans to a 50-47 victory in the first round of Ohio High School Athletic Association Division III District Tournaments. The two battled it out at Rock Hill High School.

Portsmouth maintained the lead throughout the game but West managed to stay just a few points behind. After a difficult battle, West passed the Trojans in the third and took a nine point lead. However, Portsmouth was quick to stop them, regaining the lead.

Both Parker and Williams pushed through all four quarters of the game. Williams scored 18 points from three-two pointers, three-three pointers, and three of four free throws. Parker just kept scoring with 17 points from seven-two pointers and three of 11 free throws.

Portsmouth will go on to face Fairland Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rock Hill High School.

Box Score

West 9-14-14-10-47

Portsmouth 10-15-13-12-50

Scoring Summary

West: Bricker-4, Compton-13, Swords-7, York-7, Book-2, White-10, Rigsby-4

By Nikki Blankenship

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.


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