Crestwood, Mayo girls remain unbeaten


The Crestwood Lady Eagles and the Mayo Lady Redbirds remain undefeated in girls basketball play.

Each Mayo team is 4-0 on the season.

The Crestwood seventh and eighth grade are undefeated, each sporting a record of 3-0.

The Lady Eagles have found success on all sides of the ball and have battered opponents en route to a perfect start to the 2018 campaign.

Crestwood at Danville Northridge

In the seventh grade game, Crestwood ran away with a big win against Danville Northridge 33-3.

Offensive help came from across the board as Gracie Dyer led the team with 8 points. Dyer also had four rebounds, two steals and an assist.

Vivian Moore and Graci Watson each had six points with Watson adding six steals for Crestwood.

Crestwood’s eighth grade team scored 62 points on its way to a big victory over Danville Northridge.

The Lady Eagles had double-digi tperformances from Trinity Tingley with 17 and Kendra Young with 14. The team exploded for nine basketsthree pointers in the first half alone.

Defensively, Gracie Adams had a team-high seven rebounds. Tingley led the team with four assists.

Crestwood vs Marshall

The seventh grade Crestwood team jumped out to an early 19-4 lead at halftime before going on to defeat Marshall 39-14.

The effort was led by Vivian Moore and Gracie Dyer who were the two leading scorers for the Lady Eagles, each scoring 10 points. Cate Kirby was fundamental on the defensive side of the ball as she grabbed 11 rebounds and three steals throughout the evening.

In the eighth grade game, Crestwood was dominant as they cruised to a 58-15 win over Marshall. The team was quick from the beginning, outscoring Marshall 14-2 in the first quarter, going on to win the game 58-15.

Trinity Tingley lead the team with 11 points. She neared a triple-double on the evening with nine assists and seven steals. Kaitlyn Coombes and Kendra Young each had 10 points in the matchup as well. Grace Sullivan was another key presence on the floor for the Lady Eagles as she poured in nine points and seven steals.

Mayo vs Lawrenceville

In the seventh grade game, Mayo defeated Lawrenceville in a one-sided matchup with a final score of 49-14.

The Lady Redbirds were led in scoring by Stephanie Johnson who had 12 points alongside seven steals. Peighton Smith also played a key role in the success of the team, pouring in nine points, nine rebounds, seven steals and five assists. The win marked the fourth of the season for the team.

In the eighth grade game, Mayo defeated Lawrenceville 39-11 with big performances from several girls.

Peighton Smith had a team-high 10 points and five rebounds for the Lady Redbirds. Carradan Hoffman also had a big night as she ended the evening with 8 points, five steals and seven rebounds. Steph Johnson had the third-most points for the team with six, also managing three steals.

Mayo vs Palestine

The seventh grade Lady Redbirds had an unprecedented win against Palestine, downing them in a lopsided 38-1 contest.

Offensively, Mayo was led by Stephanie Johnson with 12 points. Johnson also had six steals in the game. Pip Phillipi and Peighton Smith also had six points each.

Defensively, the team was led by Smith and Johnson who grabbed six and five rebounds, respectively. Sammy Milam also tacked on five steals.

Mayo’s offensive presence on the court in the eighth grade contest dominated Palestine en route to a 39-11 victory.

The star of the night was Emma Kemper who dropped a team-high 25 points for the Lady Redbirds. Kemper’s presence was felt on both ends of the court as she also grabbed three rebounds and three steals. Zoe Sanders had four points for Mayo alongside a team-high four assists, six steals and four rebounds.

Defensively, Peighton Smith and Sophie Givan each had five rebounds.