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December 15, 2012

Milford girls hold on to top G-MU

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Addy Lawson had a game-high 23 points, eight steals, six rebounds and five assists to lead visiting Milford to a 45-40 girls basketball victory over Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Friday in the Tri-Valley League.

Lawson scored 18 points in the second half, including seven from the free throw line to secure the victory for the Wildcats (2-1, 1-0).

“She put it away at the foul line,” Gilbertsville-Mount Upton coach Jim Johnson said of Lawson, who went 7-for-11 from the free throw line, including 3-for-4 in the last minute.

Tayler Nichols and Nikki Savarese had 10 points apiece to pace the Raiders (3-2, 2-1), who lost leading scorer Mackenzie Talbot to a right-ankle injury early in the second quarter.

“We’ve had five different players score in double figures in five games so far,” Johnson said. “I’d just like to have them all go into double digits at the same time.”

G-MU is at Cherry Valley-Springfield on Tuesday.

Oneonta 61, CV 39

Hayley Dower scored a game-high 19 points, including five three-pointers, to lead visiting Oneonta to a Southern Tier Athletic Conference victory.

“She had the hot hand tonight,” OHS coach Matt Miller said of Dower, who made 5 of 7 attempts from beyond the three-point arc.

Oneonta outscored the Warriors, 20-0, in the first quarter.

“We pressed like crazy,” Miller said. “Turnovers lead to a lot of easy buckets.”

Mariah Ruff scored eight points and had a team-high eight assists for OHS, which received 10 rebounds from Natalie Vanderlaan-Meyering.

Oneonta (4-0, 3-0) hosts Chenango Forks on Wednesday.

Allison Miller scored a team-high 10 points, including three threes, for the Warriors.

Morris 42, Worcester 35

Amanda Flint scored a game-high 14 points to lead visiting Morris to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Alexis Forgit had 12 points for the Mustangs.

Jillian Perrillo had a team-high 12 points for Worcester (2-1, 1-1) which plays Schenevus in the Ray Preston Tournament at Davenport on Dec. 27.

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