Alden girls down Albion in basketball opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 26 November 2019 at 9:31 pm

Pulling away down the stretch, Alden downed visiting Albion 52-29 this evening in a season opening non league girls basketball game.

Down 27-19 at the half, Albion trailed by just five, 29-24, midway through the third period. However, Alden outscored the Purple Eagles  23-5 over the final quarter and a half to claim the win.

Paige Derisley scored 8, Aly Knaak 7 and Breanda Johnson 4 for Albion which next hosts Elba at 7 p.m. on December 3.