Wilson girls down rival Newfane

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 March 2021 at 9:20 pm

Having  already locked up the  title, Wilson downed rival Newfane 42-33 this evening in a Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball make-up game.

Bella Lemke scored a game high 20 points and Julia Faery added 12 to lead the way for Wilson which improves to 10-0.

Hannah Hambruch scored 9 and Rachel Chunco 8 for 6-5 Newfane which was playing its seventh game in the last eight days. The very busy schedule was the result having to play several makeup games following  an early season Covid-19 related pause

Breaking away from a 19-19 halftime deadlock, Wilson held a narrow 32-28 advantage at the three-quarter mark. The Lakewomen then used a 10-5 scoring edge in the final stanza to claim the win.

The N-O season will conclude on Thursday with Medina at Wilson, Newfane at Akron and Albion at Roy-Hart.

N-O Standings: Wilson 10-0, Akron 7-4, Newfane 6-5, Barker 6-6, Roy-Hart 5-6, Albion 4-6, Medina 0-11