LOWELLVILLE, OH- The Springfield Tigers and the Lowellville Rockets met on Thursday night in MVAC play. The Tigers came out strong to start the ballgame, and kept that lead the entire way to come out victorious by 23.
Springfield started the first quarter on a 6-0 run, until the Rockets started to come alive from three point range knocking down two three’s from Francesca Lellio and Averi Shumaker. Springfield senior Jacey Mullen scored 10 out of the 16 first quarter points to lead by 10, 16-6 after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Tigers outscored the Rockets 18-9 to lead 34-15 at the half.
In the second half, the Tigers put on cruise control and allowed some jv members of the team to get in the fourth quarter. The Tigers improved to 15-2 with a 62-39 victory. The Rockets are now 7-10 on the campaign and will host Crestview on Saturday afternoon.
Mullen led the Tigers with 22 points, while Jameka Brungard dominated the offensive glass all night long to score 16 points on the night. The Rockets were led by Francesca Lellio who scored 12 points while knocking down 2 three-pointers. Behind Lellio was Savannah Procick and Serinna Tych who added 6 points.