Notre Dame girls down Albion

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 16 December 2019 at 9:49 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Notre Dame’s Morgan Rhodes puts up a shot against Albion defender Maya Knaak during the Fighting Irish’s win over the host Purple Eagles this evening.

Steadily pulling away, Notre Dame downed host Albion 55-36 in a non league girls basketball game this evening.

Notre Dame jumped out to a 16-10 first period lead as Amelia McCulley scored 8.

The Irish went on to extend their advantage to 13, 32-19, at the half and to 21, 49-28, at the three-quarter mark.

McCulley, Montana Weidman and Maylee Green each scored 4 in the second quarter and Morgan Rhodes netted 11 in the third for the Irish.

McCulley and Rhodes both finished with 15 and Lindsey Weidman 10 as Jewel Shenck, Green and Montana Weidman each had 4 and Sarah McGinnis 3.

(Click here to see Notre Dame’s Lindsey Weidman make the layup.)

Honesty Little scored 11 to lead Albion as Aly Knaak added 8, Kendall Derisley 5, Maya Knaak 4 and Ryan Olles, Abbie Pappalardo and Paige Derisley 2 each.

(Click here to see Albion’s Aly Knaak for 2 from outside.)

Now at 2-4, Albion next hosts Akron on Thursday in a Niagara-Orleans League game.

Holley 37, Barker 36
Holley trimmed host Barker 37-36 in a non league game as Halee Passarell scored 13, Tatum Gagne 10 and Tia Hofforth 7.

Serena Harris scored 11, Rachel Parfinski 10 an Sarah Outten 8 for Barker.

Holley held leads of 8-5 after one period, 22-15 at the half and 28-20 after three quarters.

Albion’s Paige Derisley tries to drive by Notre Dame defender Judah MacDonald.