The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls basketball team made it two league wins in a row Tuesday night by defeating Pioneer, 73-18.
Mackenzie Owens led the Griffins’ offense with 22 points. Meg Rehrauer scored 14, Ivette Lewandowski had 10, Nyah Solly nine and Jess Engel and Belle Oakley six each.
Springville dominated the first half for a lead of 45-10.
“Nyah Solly led the charge with her incredible intensity on the ball,” coach Bob Gainey said.
Jess Engel came off the bench and was terrific with her rebounding and finishing around the basket. Gracie Attebery made multiple big plays on both ends of the floor and Rachel O’Neal was aggressive defensively and very solid with her closeouts.”
Springville (7-4) was set to visit Maryvale Thursday afternoon, then visits Depew Friday, Jan. 24.
Springville 71, Cheektowaga 13
After a pair of losses, Springville got back on track Friday night with a huge home win Jan. 10 over the Cheektowaga Warriors.
SGI allowed only four points in the first half, with “outstanding” defense from Nyah Solly and Meg Rehrauer, coach Bob Gainey noted.
“The girls were impressive from start to finish with their unselfishness and spectacular team defense,” Gainey said. “Both girls were getting steals and deflections all night to help us pull away.
“Belle Oakley was a beast on the glass and our best communicator on the evening. She made so many great plays on both ends of the floor.”
Ivette Lewandowski led the Griffins’ offense with 23 points, while Mackenzie Owens scored 16, Jess Engel had 10, Oakley scored nine and Solly had six.