Hornets advance over Indians


By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com



The Valley Indians girls basketball team lost the first round of Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Division III tournaments Wednesday night at Rock Hill High School in a blow out game against Coal Grove. Coal Grove beat the Indians 43-22. The Hornets started wracking up points early without giving many to Valley.

Coal Grove’s Emily Compliment led all scorers with 14 points. She scored five-two point baskets and four of seven free throws.

Valley’s leading scorer was Maddie Wright, who made one-two point and one-three point basket.

Coal Grove will face the Wheelersburg Pirates Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at Rock Hill for the next round of girls basketball.

Box Score

Valley 4-4-4-10-22

Coal Grove 11-11-13-8-43

Scoring Summary

Valley: Wright-5, Call-2, Conaway-3, Howard-3, Hettinger-4, Jennice-2, Conley-3

Coal Grove: McKnight-8, Compliment-14, Murphy-4, Dolen-8, Crum-9

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By Nikki Blankenship

nblankenship@civitasmedia.com

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

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