Novi girls cage Lions in Central test

Novi girls cage Lions in Central test

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Novi girls cage Lions in Central test

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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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