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January 18, 2014

Beers becomes all-time area scoring leader

Jordan Beers is alone at the top, at least in The Daily Star’s circulation area.

Senior guard Beers scored a game-high 27 points Friday, leading Franklin to a 62-29 girls basketball rout of Richfield Springs in the Tri-Valley League.

Beers entered the game with 2,126 varsity points, 15 behind Windham graduate Erica Knolhoff for the area’s top all-time scoring total, regardless of gender. Now with 2,153 points, Beers stands fourth on the all-time Section Four girls basketball scoring list. She trails Odessa-Montour’s Stefanie Collins (2,204), Candor’s Megan Shay (2,205) and Harpursville’s Hannah Kimmel (2,692).

Beers also had team-bests of eight rebounds, seven assists and five three-pointers for the Purple Devils, who took a 36-14 lead into halftime. Beers passed Knolhoff in the first half, when she scored 19 points.

Marissa Cawley contributed 23 points for Franklin (9-0, 7-0), which hosts Edmeston on Wednesday.

Vanessa Miller grabbed 10 rebounds for Richfield Springs (8-4, 5-3), which will travel to Schenevus on Wednesday.

CV-S 39, Morris 36

Kylie Graham scored 13 points to lead Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League win on the road.

Jordan Loucks contributed 10 points for the Patriots, who took a 26-18 lead into halftime.

Haley Wist grabbed 15 rebounds for the Mustangs (9-3, 6-3), who received a team-best nine points from Alexis Forgit.

Morris hosts Franklin next Friday.

Schenevus 53, G-MU 24

Ceara Marlow and Alyssa Turner scored 14 points apiece to lead Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory at home.

Sarah Mellor contributed 13 points for the Dragons (10-2), who took a 23-8 lead into halftime.

Schenevus will compete in a Coaches vs. Cancer game at Laurens at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Laurens 41, Worcester 24

Taylor Kessler scored a game-high 11 points to lead visiting Laurens to a win in the Tri-Valley League.

Kessler had five points in the first half, which ended with the Leopards ahead, 25-9.

Cierra Ralph scored a team-best 10 points for Worcester (3-10, 1-6), which will host Milford on Friday.

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