Sacred Heart Academy vs. Walton-Verona (Girls)
Walton-Verona High School
January 30, 2021
Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Josie Gilvin, 5-8 Fr. Reagan Bender, 6-0 Jr. Alex Wolff, 5-6 So. Triniti Ralston, and 5-6 Sr. Maggie Montano. Walton-Verona coach Mark Clinkenbeard countered with 5-9 Sr. Paige Heuser, 5-8 Jr. Kylie Lay, 5-8 Jr. Maggie Buerger, 5-2 Sr. Haylee Neeley, and 5-7 Jr. Audrey Carrico.
Sacred Heart Academy trailed 30-26 at halftime, rallied to lead 45-41 after three quarters and pulled away late to earn a 65-52 victory over the Beracats. Sacred Heart shot 42.2% from the field including three of 11 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 24 of 29 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 30 points off 17 Walton-Verona turnovers. Walton-Verona shot 48.5% from the field including eight of 16 from beyond the arc. The Bearcats connected on 12 of 15 free throws, pulled down 17 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 10 Sacred Heart turnovers.
5-11 Fr. Angelina Pelayo led Sacred Heart Academy with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Pelayo was 10 of 15 from the field and nine of 12 free throws. Josie Gilvin added 14 points including eight of eight free throws, six rebounds, five assists, and three steals.
Audrey Carrico led Walton-Verona with 13 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, and four assists. Haylee Neeley added 12 points including six of six free throws, three rebounds, and three assists. Kylie Lay recorded 10 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and two assists. Maggie Buerger chipped in with nine points including two three point baskets.
Sacred Heart Academy,9,17,19,20,65
Sacred Heart Academy (65) – Gilvin 14, Bender 7, Wolff 0, Ralston 6, Montano 7, Pelayo 29, Schafer 2.
Walton-Verona (52) – Heuser 2, Lay 10, Buerger 9, Neeley 12, Carrico 13, Brewer 3, Schneider 3.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.