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December 21, 2013

HS ROUNDUP: N-W girls earn first win

Niagara Gazette — staff reports

The Niagara-Wheatfield girls basketball team won its first game under new head coach Kevin Schucker on Friday night, beating Kenmore East 54-33 in a Niagara Frontier League game at N-W High School

Kirsten Klettke (14 points, 11 rebounds) and Allyson Czaja (12 points, 10 rebounds) each had a double-double for the Falcons (1-3, 1-2).

“It feels great,” Schucker said. “We went up against two tough teams in Lockport and Niagara Falls. It was nice to come home and be able to get one.”

N-W will next play in the Tonawanda Tournament on Dec. 27 and Dec. 30.

“It’s nice to get a win going into the tournament,” Schucker said. “We’ve played well, just not enough to beat Niagara Falls and Lockport. Hopefully we’ll come back with some momentum going into league games.”

Kendall Mills led the Bulldogs (1-4, 1-2) with 25 points.

Lockport 62, North Tonawanda 23

Alyssa Wagner scored 16 points and Sara Franco added 12 more for the Lions (4-0 NFL).

Wilson 56, Albion 36

Emily Lasher scored 14 points and added eight rebounds, five assists and five steals for the Lakewomen (4-2, 2-0 N-O), who outscored the Purple Eagles (1-3, 1-1) by 13 in the third quarter. Kaylee Stoelting added 11 points and eight boards for Wilson, while Dana Smith chipped in 11 points, seven rebound and four steals.

Ken West 63, Lew-Port 27

Junior Katie Proy scored a game-high 20 points and sophomore Samantha Britton added 12 for the Blue Devils (3-2, 3-1 NFL). Emily Muller led the Lancers (0-6, 0-3) with seven.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lockport 40, North Tonawanda 38

Colin Dougherty scored a game-high 13 points to lead the Lions (3-1 NFL). Michael Awad led NT (1-2) with 11 points.

Niagara Falls 55, Grand Island 51

Junior Devin Scarborough scored 17 points and sophomore Breon Harris added 10 for the Wolverines (3-3, 3-1 NFL), while senior Ryan Ross scored a game-high 22 for the Vikings (1-6, 0-4). The teams combined to hit 12 3-pointers, including three apiece from Harris and Ross.

Ken West 72, Lew-Port 50

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