Girls basketball: Woodbury sinks Ponies

 

Gazette photo by Scott ErtleStillwater’s Meg Pepera drives past a Woodbury defender during Friday’s Suburban East Conference game at Stillwater Area High School.

Gazette photo by Scott Ertle
Stillwater’s Meg Pepera drives past a Woodbury defender during Friday’s Suburban East Conference game at Stillwater Area High School.

OAK PARK HEIGHTS — Woodbury jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead and cruised to a 56-43 Suburban East Conference girls’ basketball victory over the Ponies on Friday at Stillwater Area High School.

Kristina White, a Vermont University recruit, set the scoring pace for the Royals (4-1 SEC, 7-3) while tossing in 18 points and Courtney Schiffler chipped in with 13.

Paige Becker delivered 17 points for the Ponies, who outscored Woodbury 28-22 in the second half. Annie Lauber and Natalie Johnson added eight points apiece.

 

Woodbury            34            22            —            56

Stillwater            15            28            —            43

 

Woodbury (pts): Marisa Olsen 8, Kristina White 18, Megan Sturges 2, Kayla Bilski 4, Courtney Schiffler 13, Mikaela Hunter 2, Elizabeth Sampson 6 and Cecile Kieger 3.

Stillwater: Annie Lauber 8, Natalie Johnson 8, Samantha Houle 3, Larissa Colvin 1, Morgan Tschumperlin 2, Haley Balzart 4 and Paige Becker 17.

3-pointers: Wo, 5; St, 1.

Free throws: Wo, 7-11; St, 14-21.

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