East grounds Flyers, 50-41

By Michael Hamilton mhamilton@civitasmedia.com

The East Lady Tartans started off the last week of the regular season with a big win over the Ironton Saint Joseph Lady Flyers Monday night at East High School.

Celebrating Senior Night for the Lady Tartans, East sent off their seniors with a 50-41 win for the last home game of the season.

Peyton Helphinstine had a tremendous night for the Lady Tartans, leading her team with a 28-point performance. Helphinstine was equally effective from the field, and the free throw line, earning 14 points each way.

Shay Brown had a great night as well, finishing with 18 points for the Lady Tartans.

The Lady Flyers had a pair of double figure scores Monday night as well, Lynsey Brooks and Morgan Turner.

Brooks led St. Joseph with 18 points, mainly coming from the field, while Turner ended the contest with 10 points, including two big three-pointers in the fourth quarter.

East will be in competition on Wednesday evening, as they travel to West Union, to face the Lady Dragons. Tipoff is set for about 7:00 p.m.

Box Score

1 2 3 4 Final
East 15 7 12 11 50
St. Joseph 7 4 10 20 41

Individual Statistics

East – Helphinstine 7-14-28, Brown 8-2-18, Dingess 2-0-4

St. Joseph – Brooks 5-8-18, Turner 3-2-10, Miller 2-0-5, Bartram 2-0-4, Johnson 0-2-2, Riley 1-0-2

Three-point field goals – East 0, St. Joseph 3 (Turner 2, Miller)


By Michael Hamilton mhamilton@civitasmedia.com

Reach Michael Hamilton at 740-353-3101, ext 1931, or on Twitter @MikeHamilton82.

Reach Michael Hamilton at 740-353-3101, ext 1931, or on Twitter @MikeHamilton82.