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Ladies basketball: Sidney picks up first win in busy stretch

SIDNEY — Miami Valley League wins preserve coming with ease for Sidney. This weekend, the squad is hoping to earn a nonconference win along with an MVL win.

The Yellow Jackets scored the primary 27 factors and dominated archrival Piqua 49-10 in an MVL win on Wednesday. Jordan Scully made a basket within the remaining seconds of the second quarter to push the margin to 35 factors and make sure the second half would begin with a working clock.

“We ran rather well tonight and we defended rather well,” Sidney senior guard Allie Stockton mentioned. “We have been slacking a little bit bit, so we have picked it up in apply. I feel this was our greatest defensive sport since Tipp Metropolis.”

Sidney is holding opponents to a median of 30.1 factors per sport and has given up greater than 40 factors simply thrice.

These three video games have been all nonconference losses, together with in a 60-53 loss to undefeated Tri-Village on Dec. 31 by which the squad was outscored 24-17 within the fourth quarter.

Sidney (11-3, 11-0 MVL Valley) is scheduled to host Stebbins (4-9, 3-7) on Saturday and can face Fort Erie Worldwide Academy, a Canadian prep faculty primarily based near Niagara Falls, on Sunday afternoon within the Traditional within the Metropolis at Pickerington Central Excessive Faculty. Fort Erie’s women program is in its first 12 months.

The Yellow Jackets are hoping for a greater exhibiting in a showcase after dropping 68-43 to defending Div. III state champion Cincinnati Purcell Marian (11-2) on Nov. 27 in an invitational event in Cincinnati.

“We’re actually desirous to handle our minutes one of the best ways we will this week,” Sidney coach Jamal Foster mentioned. “Taking part in three video games in (5 days), that is robust on anyone.

“We’ve got to play Saturday, not take that flippantly, after which perceive that we have got to stand up, go to Columbus and compete. We’re taking (Thursday) off, after which get again at it Friday, Saturday and Sunday and attempt to get the most effective consequence attainable.”

Sidney was in a position to get his starters some relaxation on Wednesday by dominating the Indians (2-11, 2-9 MVL Miami) from the beginning.

Stockton scored 11 factors within the first quarter to steer a 19-0 scoring edge. The Yellow Jackets pushed their result in 27-0 earlier than Piqua scored; they led 41-6 at halftime.

All the second half was performed with a working clock; everybody on Sidney’s bench performed.

“That was one thing we actually talked about throughout Christmas break, discovering a option to develop our bench to be able to compete for event,” Foster mentioned. “We would like an eight, nine-girl rotation. I feel these video games are an incredible alternative to get women in.”

Stockton, a four-year starter, scored 11 factors within the second quarter and completed with 22 factors. She’s now averaging an MVL-best 15.9 factors per sport. She ranks within the op 5 within the MVL in rebounds (8.1) and blocks (1.5) and is sixth in steals (3.2).

“I feel she’s figured her sport out,” Foster mentioned. “She’s discovered the pictures that work for her, the spots that she desires to get to. Once you’ve performed as many video games as she’s performed, you determine what she works ella and what she would not.”

Jordan Scully scored 10 factors on Wednesday and is averaging about 11 factors per sport. Larkyn Vordemark completed with 9 factors; She is averaging about 10 factors per sport.

Fort Erie Worldwide not too long ago began all its sports activities packages. His boys workforce performed its first season final 12 months and gained the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Affiliation’s title; the ladies squad was 9-0 in OSBA video games coming into Thursday evening and had blown out most opponents.

“They’re actually sturdy,” Foster mentioned. “They’ve nice guard play. They’ve women with a number of Division I provides. They stand up and down like we do. They are not tremendous large, however they’ve guard play like we do, and so they play the tempo that we do.

“It needs to be enjoyable. We’re able to compete.”

Sidney senior guard Allie Stockton, left, rips the ball away from Piqua’s Audrey Bean throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney sophomore guard Jordan Scully shoots as a Piqua participant tries to dam from behind throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney sophomore guard Larkyn Vordemark dribbles down the lane throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Sidney junior guard Kimora Johnson dribbles with strain from Piqua’s Audrey Bean throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney senior guard Lexee Brewer tries to dam a cross by Piqua’s Mahala Bragg throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Sydney freshman guard Jada Shroyer shoots throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sydney.

Sidney senior guard Allie Stockton dribbles with strain from Piqua’s Abby Brookhart throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Sydney junior guard Kimora Johnson shoots a 3-pointer throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sydney.

Sidney sophomore guard Larkyn Vordemark dribbles with strain from Piqua’s Abby Lambert throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney sophomore guard Jordan Scully prepares to shoot throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney sophomore guard Larkyn Vordemark seems to be to cross with strain from Piqua’s D’Vaya Cooper throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

SIdney sophomore guard Jordan Scully prepares to shoot throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Sidney sophomore guard Larkyn Vordemark shoots with strain from Piqua’s D’Vaya Cooper throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Sydney sophomore guard Jordan Scully dribbles throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sydney.

Sidney senior guard Allie Stockton dribbles with strain from Piqua’s Abby Brookhart throughout a Miami Valley League sport on Wednesday in Sidney.

Yellow Jackets dominate Piqua 49-10, will play video games Saturday, Sunday

Contact Bryant Billing at (937) 538-4818, or comply with @SidneyOHSports on Twitter and @BryantBillingSDN on Fb.

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