Novi girls cage Lions in Central test

Novi girls cage Lions in Central test


Novi girls cage Lions in Central test


Alex Felice scored 15 points and added seven rebounds Tuesday as host Novi earned a 42-26 KLAA Central Division girls basketball win over South Lyon.

The Wildcats, who improved to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in the division, also got 12 points and five steals from Ellie Mackay, along with eight points from Kelsey Miller.

Novi went 20-of-31 from the foul line (64.5 percent) to offset its 11-of-40 shooting from the floor (27.5 percent).

Larissa Dean paced South Lyon (1-7, 0-2) with 11 points. The Lions were 8-of-30 from the field (27.6 percent) and 10-of-17 from the foul line (58.8 percent).

NORTHVILLE 39, STEVENSON 29: Freshman guards Roan Haines and Mariah Modkins led a balanced scoring attack with nine and eight points, respectively, as the Mustangs (6-2, 1-1) picked up a KLAA Central Division victory Tuesday at Livonia Stevenson (3-5, 1-1).

Northville led 23-11 at halftime and 31-16 after three quarters.

“They tried to slow us down a little bit, but I thought we were pretty patient on offense,” Northville coach Todd Gudith said. “Defensively, I thought we did a pretty good job of rebounding the basketball and limiting their chances.”

Arryn Dochenetz scored a game-high 14 points for the Spartans, who made 13-of-25 free throws.

Meanwhile, Northville was 3-for-5 from the foul line.

FRANKLIN ROAD 63, SOUTHFIELD CHRISTIAN 13: On Tuesday, eighth-grader Alexis Johnson scored a game-high 23 points to go along with five rebounds and four steals to propel Novi Franklin Road Christian (6-2, 2-0) to a lopsided Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Blue Division win over Southfield Christian (0-8, 0-4).

Sophomore Danielle Fusco added 12 points, eight assists and two steals for the Warriors, who led 18-2 after one quarter and 39-6 at halftime. Junior Hannah Rayburn added nine points.

Maurgan Lee paced the Eagles with six points.


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