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Wagner scores 24, leads Valley past Peru

Lady Vikings make 10 treys, improve to 4-2 in TRC


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Girls basketball

Tippecanoe Valley 64, Peru 27 (Tuesday): Sidney Wagner scored a game-high 24 points, and Kaydence Mellott sunk four 3-pointers and added 16 for the host Lady Vikings in a Three Rivers Conference win over Peru Tuesday.

Lily Ault scored all 10 of her points in the second half for Valley, who improved to 10-7 overall and 4-2 in the TRC. Valley has not been mathematically eliminated from TRC title contention, but they must win their three remaining conference games to remain alive.

Valley made 10 3-pointers while Peru made only one.

Valley led 25-7 after one quarter. They led 31-14 at halftime.

Valley is 6-0 against Peru since the teams became conference rivals in the 2015-16 school year. Valley has not lost to Peru since Feb. 1, 2010.

Valley also won the JV game 38-23. Molly Moriarty scored eight points, and Sidney Nelson added seven for the Valley JV.

PERU (27) (4-12, 1-7)

Marburger 1 0-0 2, Bennett 0 0-0 0, Nordman 2 1-2 5, Eldridge 3 1-2 7, Wolfe 2 3-6 8, Cassel 0 0-0 0, Kirk 0 0-0 0, Raber 0 0-0 0, Watkins 1 0-0 2, Tomson 1 1-1 3

TEAM: 10 6-11 27

VALLEY (64) (10-7, 4-2)

Sidney Wagner 10 2-2 24, Kaydence Mellott 6 0-0 16, Lily Ault 4 0-0 10, Ashley Butler 1 0-2 3, Corrina Stiles 2 0-0 4, Rily Holloway 1 0-0 3, Molly Moriarty 2 0-1 4, Chesnee Miller 0 0-0 0, Macy Petersen 0 0-0 0, Mercedes Snapp 0 0-0 0, Ava Smith 0 0-0 0, Sidney Nelson 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 26 2-5 64

Three-pooint field goals:

Peru 1 (Wolfe),

Valley 10 (Mellott 4, Wagner 2, Ault 2, Holloway, Butler)

Total fouls: Peru 7, Valley 13

Score by quarters

Peru 7 7 5 8 – 27

Valley 25 6 18 15 – 64

JV: Valley 38, Peru 23


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