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Livonia Girls Ground Golden Eagles


Livonia 73 Wayland-Cohocton 60

The Livonia lady hoopsters got off to a good start on Tuesday (Feb. 9) night against visiting Wayland-Cohocton & coach Karen Schuster’s squad would secure itself the # 1 seed in the sectionals as well as a share of the Livingston County Division One following their 73-60 victory over the Golden Eagles. Earlier in the season Way-Coh held a double digit lead in the 2nd half against Livonia only to see the Bulldogs battle back & win it in the final period. On this night the orange & blue would insure themselves that they would not see a repeat performance of that evening. At “the Dog House” Livonia bulled its way into the lead quickly with a 27-9 run in the opening period. The Bulldogs would hold a 41- 22 lead at the half. Wayland -Cohocton won the 2nd half over Livonia, but the Golden Eagles dug themselves too deep of a hole to climb out of. Livonia would go home with the # 1 seed, the title & a season ending win of 73-60.

The Lady Bulldogs (16-4) would put 4 players in double-figures as Niki Templeton scored 21 & added 10 rebounds, while Molly Stewart netted 17 with 9 boards….Sarah Linsner scored 11, Melissa Mineti finished with 10, Maddy Herzog 8, Rebekah Finster, Morgan Hyde, & sarah Nation eaxh scored 2 in the victory. Wayland-Cohocton (9-9) saw Alex Button pour in 26 points, Reilly Landino netted 10, Kadeynn McInnis 8, Mikaela Nielsen & Ashlee Schumacher had 6 each…Maggie McAllister 4 for coach Al Best’s club.