Westside, Wellington Heights still in tie in senior hoops
ORANGEVILLE – The Westside Thunder and Wellington Heights Wolverines remained in their tie for first place in the District 4 high school senior girls’ basketball league as both recorded victories Monday.
Westside defeated the Centre Dufferin Royals 41-27 while Wellington Heights was awarded a 2-0 win when the Erin Raiders forfeited the match.
With only Wednesday’s games left on the league’s regular season, the Thunder and Wolverines have identical 8-1 records and will finish in the top two spots. If they finish in a tie, Westside will win the tie-breaker as the Thunder defeated the Wolverines by seven points Sept. 25 and the Wolverines defeated the Thunder by five points Oct. 16.
Westside is to play at Erin (2-7) Wednesday while Wellington Heights is to host the Norwell Varsity Reds (0-9).
Westside 41 Centre Dufferin 27
Leah VanderByl connected for 20 points for Westside while Alex Lafon netted eight.
Shannon Bury had 15 for Centre Dufferin and Brooke Rutledge added eight.
Emmanuel Christian 40 Norwell 15
Scoring leaders were not reported.
Wellington Heights 2 Erin 0
Wellington Heights won by forfeit.
Erin 31 Wellington Heights 29
Lauren Bailey had 12 points for Erin.
Getting seven points apiece for Wellington Heights were B. Tangney and T. VanTol.
Centre Dufferin 33 Westside 21
Emilie Hill hit for 12 points for Centre Dufferin while Tashlynn Jackson had four.
Madison Bigler collected 11 for Westside with Alex Keith getting five.
- Guelph Sports Journal