Akron downs Lyndonville, O-A tops Albion
Plagued by a costly combination of turnovers and cold shooting, Lyndonville dropped a a 49-29 decision at Akron in a non league girls basketball game this evening.
Darion Jonathan poured in a game high 22 points to lead the way for Akron as Elise Leeds added 13, Helena Hill 10 and Ella Hill and Jayne Sundown 2 each.
Alecia Hinkson scored 11 for Lyndonville as Anna Lewis had 6, Ella Lewis 5, Kaylee Nesbitt 4, Paige McDonald 2 and Jenahlee Reimer 1.
Akron jumped out to 9-0 lead at the outset as Jonathan had a pair of baskets and Helena Hill a 3.
Lyndonville though answered back with an 11-2 run including 5 by Ella Lewis and 2 each by Nesbitt, Hinkson and Anna Lewis to knot the contest at 11-11. However, the Lady Tigers could not gain the lead.
Jonathan countered with a 3 to put Akron back on top to stay 14-11 at the end of the period.
Akron extended its lead a bit to 7, 22-15, at the half as Jonathan had a layup and a three to key an 8-4 second period edge.
Akron then broke the contest one by outscoring Lyndonvlle 14-4 in the third period to stretch the lead to 17, 36-19, at the three-quarter mark. Leeds scored 7 to lead that surge which also included a three by Helena Hill.
Akron led by as many as 23, 45-22, early in the final period.
Now at 3-2 overall, Lyndonville next visits Albion at 7 p.m. Wednesday for another non league contest.
Oakfield-Alabama 64, Albion 53
Building up a 34-17 half-time advantage, Oakfield-Alabama went on to defeat visiting Albion 64-53 in a non league game.
Brianna Smith scored a game high 21 points for Oakfield-Alabama which led 48-34 after three quarters.
Paige Derisley scored 14, Natalie Lathrop 12 and Lexi Wolck 9 for Albion which next hosts Lyndonville Wednesday.