Article: Bellbrook Tops Monroe 56-31
The Bellbrook Lady Golden Eagles bounced back from their loss to CJ earlier this week with a 56-31 win over Monroe Thursday night at Bellbrook.
Both teams started slow and shot poorly in the first quarter, with Bellbrook edging ahead 8-4 at the end of the period. The home team opened the second period with an 8-0 run, spurred by a 3 point basket by Erin Dorn and strong defensive play from Emily Smith, Kelly Neumann and Chea Taylor. Freshman Anna Nicholson had some strong minutes as well, contributing 3 blocked shots and 6 points.
Bellbrook was led by G Etter with 14, and Erin Dorn with 13, including 2 treys. Chea Taylor added 7, and Anna Nicholson and Kelly Neumann had 6 each. Bellbrook had lots of help from the bench, with Hannah Songer with 3; Emily Smith, Hana Midtlien and Madi Pittman with 2; and Madi Hofacker with 1.
Monroe was led by Kayla Alexander’s 9 points, all on 3-point baskets, and Aubrie Jestice and Samantha Steele with 7 each. Morgan Heck added 5 and Noel Thompson 3 for the Lady Hornets.
Bellbrook next faces Oakwood at Oakwood Saturday afternoon.
BELLBROOK 8 17 22 9 56
MONROE 4 10 7 10 31
B - G Etter 14, Dorn 13, Taylor 7, Neumann 6, Nicholson 6, Songer 3, Smith 2, Midtlien 2, Pittman 2, Hofacker 1
M - Alexander 9, Jestice 7, Steele 7, Heck 5, Thompson 3
3 pts: B 4 (Dorn 2, G Etter, Songer), M 3 (Alexander 3)