Wednesday, January 10, 2018

GIRLS’ HOOPS: Lilly leads Jeff past Providence, 72-38

JEFFERSONVILLE – On Jan. 2 at Johnson Arena, Jeffersonville collected its seventh victory in a row by rolling past visiting Providence, 72-38.
Jasmine Lilly had a big night for the Red Devils (13-3). The junior guard registered a game-high 20 points, shooting 7-of-10 from the field and 6-of-8 from 3-point range. Lilly also recorded four assists and a game-high three steals.
Teammate Kelsie James scored nine points, while three other Jeff players had eight in Jaylynn Brown, Nan Garcia and Kiersten Poor. Garcia grabbed six rebounds, Brown made three steals and teammate Chelsea Gibson distributed four assists.
Red Devil junior guard Tori Handley had a great game handling the ball with a game-high seven assists and no turnovers. Handley also grabbed a game-high seven boards.
Senior Hannah Wolford and sophomore Natalie Boesing each led the Pioneers (6-7) with 13 points. Wolford and teammate Sierra Brooks each dished out three assists, while Boesing had three steals.

* SOIN PREPS STAR: Jasmine Lilly, Jeffersonville – The junior guard had a game-high 20 points along with four assists and three steals. Lilly was on fire from 3-point range, nailing six of her eight attempts. She shot 7-of-10 from the floor.

Providence             9  15     8     6-38
Jeff                        25  13  14   20-72
Providence (6-7): Natalie Boesing 13, Hannah Wolford 13, Sierra Brooks 5, Brinley Prather 5, Brigid Welch 2, Alaina Banet 0, Bailey Brown 0, Kaylee Kaiser 0, Maggie Purichia 0.
Jeff (13-3): Jasmine Lilly 20, Kelsie James 9, Jaylynn Brown 8, Nan Garcia 8, Kiersten Poor 8, Chelsea Gibson 6, Diamond Taylor 6, Jacinta Gibson 5, Tori Handley 2, Aaliah Winford 0.
Three-point field goals: Providence 4 (Boesing 1, Brooks 1, Prather 1, Wolford 1); Jeff 12 (Lilly 6, James 3, Poor 2, J. Gibson 1).

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