In an epic battle of strategy and aggression, the Minford Lady Falcons and the North Adams Devils traded nearly shot for shot in a back and forth match taking the Falcons to 50-49 victory.
Part of the 1000 point club, Erin Daniels was Minford’s top scorer with 2o points from six-two point field goals and eight of nine successful free throws. Coming up behind Erin was Ashley Blankenship with 12 that came from five-two point baskets and two of six free throws.
Leading for the Devils was Lakyn Hupp with 21, outscoring Minford’s Daniels. Hupp’s points came from three-two pointers, three shots from behind the arc and six of seven free throws. Supporting Hupp was Avery Harper, who shot 14. Her points came from four-twos and a 100 percent free throws, making six of six.
Minford will play the Waverly Tigers on Thursday night. The Tigers lost on Thursday to Falcon rival the Wheelersburg Pirates by a final score of 70-36.
North Adams 5-14-13-17-49
North Adams: Hupp-21, Shipley-2, McDowell-4, Jenkins-8, Harper-14
Minford: Puckett-4, Daniels-20, Risner-6, Grasso-3, Doll-3, Pica-2, Blankenship-12
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