Falcons fly past Tigers

By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com

The Minford Lady Falcons outperformed the Waverly Tigers Monday night with an impressive 81-49 victory.

Minford quickly took the lead with players such as Abby Grasso and Marissa Risner grabbing big threes in the first quarter.

Falcon Erin Daniels led all scorers with 19 points. Daniels scored six-two pointers, two-three pointers and made one of two free throws. Also making major contributions were Marissa Risner with 13 points from two-twos and three-threes; Grasso with 12 points from two-twos, two-threes and two of two free throws; and Ashley Blankenship with 11 points from five twos and one of three free throws.

Morgan Wiseman led the Tigers with 17 points. Wiseman scored two-twos, three-threes, four of five free throws and had two rebounds and one steal. She started the game tough, scoring her first three pointer in the first quarter. Supporting Wiseman was Laken Smith with 15 points from five-twos and five of 10 free throws. Smith also had six rebounds, one assist and one steal. Kami Knight added five points, two rebounds and one assist.

The Falcons will meet the Oaks Thursday night at Oak Hill; meanwhile, Waverly will face Valley at Valley.

Box Score


Minford 19-21-25-14-81

Waverly 13-3-13-20-49

Scoring Summary

Minford: Puckett-2, Daniels-19, Risner-13, Slusher-2, Hannah-2, Tolle-2, Grasso-12, Watters-7, Thacker-2, Doll-8, Pica-1, Blankenship-11

Waverly: McAllister-2, Knight-5, K. Smith-2, Wiseman-17, L. Smith-15, Mattie Elliott-4, Madison Elliott-2, Evans-2

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.