Lady Hawks claim Kendall Tournament title

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 December 2018 at 7:20 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Olivia Radford puts up a shot against Lyndonville defender Grace Hayes during the Lady Hawks victory in the Kendall Tournament championship game this afternoon.

Steadily pulling away, Holley defeated Lyndonville 47-31 in the championship game of the Kendall girls basketball tournament this afternoon.

Kendall took third place honors by downing Barker 35-30 in the consolation game.

Lyndonville’s Savannah Poler drives by Holley defender Abriana Kruger.

Tournament MVP Olivia Radford scored a game high 19 points to lead the way for Holley.

Madison Marsh, who was named to the All-Tournament team, added 9, Jade Hoffroth 8, Halee Passarell 7 and Julia Smith and Abriana Kruger 2 each for the Lady Hawks.

Alecia Hinkson, who was named to the All-Tournament team, led Lyndonville with 18 as Savannah Poler, who also earned All-Tourney team honors, added 6, Anna Lewis 4, Grace Hayes 2 and Kaylee Nesbitt 1.

Holley jumped out to a 10-2 first period lead and increased the advantage to 17, 27-10, at the half as Radford scored 7 and Hofforth 4 in the second period.

Marsh, Passarell and Hofforth then each tallied 4 and Radford 3 in the third period as the Lady Hawks extended their lead to 22, 42-20, at the three-quarter mark.

Holley is now 2-0 and Lyndonville 2-1 on the young season.

Holley’s Halee Passarell and Lyndonville’s Danielle Weldon go after a loose ball.

Kendall 35, Barker 30
Eight players contributed points to Kendall’s narrow win as Brittney Marks netted 9, Lizzie Sutphen 8, Katie Pearson, Jenna Regan and Elizabeth Snyder 4 and Kaitlyn Gregory, Alezya Brown and Autumn Woodward 2 each.

Kylie Annable puts up a shot for Barker in the consolation game vs. Kendall.

Sydnie Luckman took game high honors for Barker with 10 as Rachel Parfinski added 8, Kylie Annable 6, Gabby Baker 5 and Lauren Sparrer 1.

Leading 16-14 at the half, Kendall extended its advantage to 8, 26-18, at the three-quarter mark as Pearson, Regan, Snyder, Gregory and Brown had baskets in the third period.

Two buckets by Sutphen, along with three free throws by Marks and two by Regan, in the final period helped the Lady Eagles lock up the win.

Roy-Hart Tournament
Oakfield-Alabama 71, Roy-Hart 32
Building up a commanding 34-12 half-time advantage, Oakfield-Alabama went on to defeat the host Lady Rams 71-32 this afternoon in the championship game of the Roy-Hart Tournament.

Shelby Carlsen scored a game high 25 and Danica Porter added 15 to lead the way for Oakfield-Alabama.

Ashley Hill scored 11, Meghan Washington 8 and Lexie Lovewell 5 for Roy-Hart.

Kendall’s Alezya Brown grabs a rebound as Serena Harris defends for Barker.