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Dalton’s Ella Lunsford
Dalton’s Mia Weaver
By ARIEL STAHLER
Gazette & News sports writer
Dalton High School’s varsity girls basketball team earned big wins over Northwestern and Norwayne, but they were stopped by Tuslaw during their last game of the week. The Lady Dawgs now have an overall record of 11-9 and they are 8-3 against WCAL teams.
Dalton secured a 58-24 win over visiting Northwestern Feb. 7. Addesa Miller led the way for the Lady Dawgs with 19 points, five rebounds and one assist. Ella Lunsford finished with 13 points, one board and one assist. Kylee Johnson added 10 points and grabbed two rebounds. Maddy West scored six points and had one assist. Marley Clark and Da’Mareia Sampson both had two points and one rebound each. Mia Weaver collected six rebounds, four points and two assists. Sarah Witmer snagged five boards and scored two points.
The Lady Dawgs hit the road Feb. 10 to face Norwayne and Dalton came away with the 44-26 win. Miller was on fire with 22 points and seven rebounds. Johnson finished with five points and one board. Witmer scored four points and collected one rebound. Weaver continued her dominance under the rim with nine rebounds, in addition to scoring five points. Lunsford also made her presence known in the paint by grabbing seven boards. She also scored eight points and passed two assists. West snatched five rebounds to contribute to the defensive success for Dalton.
Tuslaw hosted Dalton Feb. 12 and the Mustangs were too strong for the Lady Dawgs to overcome. The Mustangs won 53-38. Lunsford ended with 13 points and three rebounds. Johnson finished with 11 points and three boards. Miller added seven points and two rebounds. West had five points and two boards. Clark and Weaver both scored one point and grabbed two rebounds.
Waynedale girls basketball
Waynedale’s Lady Golden Bears varsity basketball team had a victory over Hillsdale Feb. 10 69-20. Back-to- back WCAL champs and the team also broke the school record of consecutive regular season game wins of 39 in a row, according to Waynedale Athletics Facebook page.