UV buoyed by fast start

Girls’ Basketball

Unadilla Valley 50, Afton 34

NEW BERLIN – Unadilla Valley jumped out to a 10-point lead in the first quarter, and withstood Afton’s third-quarter rally to win for the third time this season.

Jordan Anderson scored seven of her 12 points in a 17-7 opening stanza. Amanda Off picked up the scoring in the second half bucketing 11 of her 19 points. Afton, down by double digits early, came as close as four points in the third quarter. “We were able to go on a run after they cut it to four, and it wasn’t close again,” said UV coach Brandi Backus.

Britney Patten had 12 points to lead Afton

UV is at Harpursville Wednesday.

Afton: Makalliah Harris-Paladino, 1 0-0-2; Payton Cutting, 2 4-10-8; Kartrina Werth, 3 0-0-6; Britney Patten, 5 2-7-12; Taylor Briggs, 1 0-0-2; Mikayla Sherman, 0; Sabrina Brotzman, 2 0-1-4; Jessica Wenner, 0; Hartley Jennings, 0. Totals: 14 6-18-34.

UV: Abby Grace, 0; Amanda Off, 9 1-3-19; Maggie Avolio, 0; Lindsay Avolio, 0; Taylor Davis, 2 0-0-4; Charlee Weidman, 2 3-4-7; Jordan Anderson, 5 0-5-12; Carly Lorence, 2 0-0-4; Brittany Fairchild, 2 0-0-4; Mikayla Fowler, 0. Totals: 22 4-12-50.

Aft. 7 12 9 6–34

UVa. 17 11 11 11–50

Fouled out: none. Three-point goals: (UV) Anderson 2. JV: UV won. Officials: Porter, Baker.

S-E 49, Madison 20

SHERBURNE – Sherburne-Earlville blasted Madison early taking a 31-8 lead into halftime en route to a non-division victory Monday night.

Caitlynn Adams had 15 points, 11 rebounds, and seven steals for S-E. Adams scored nine in a 21-6 first quarter, and had all but two of her points by halftime. “We did a good job creating turnovers with our man-to-man defense, and that gave us easy opportunities to score,” said S-E coach Karen Mulligan.

The Marauders also dominated the offensive glass finishing with 22 offensive rebounds. Jordan Van Althuis had six points and 10 rebounds off the bench, and Bridget Irwin finished with 12 points and seven steals.

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