Edwardsburg’s Ashley Streb gets fouled as she goes to the basket against St. Joseph Tuesday night. The Bears defeated the Eddies 58-42. (Edwardsburg Argus Photo/KELLY SWEENEY)

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Eddies fall to Bears

Published 6:54pm Thursday, December 22, 2011

Undefeated St. Joseph outscored host Edwardsburg 13-4 in the second quarter en route to an easy 58-42 non-conference girls basketball victory Tuesday night.

Trailing just 13-11 after one quarter, the Eddies were held to just four points in the second period as the Bears assumed control of the game.

Edwardsburg did outscore St. Joseph 27-22 in the second half, but could not overcome the first half deficit.

The Bears took a 45-26 advantage to the final quarter.

Christina Valentine and Erika Priebe both scored 13 points to lead St. Joseph.

Ashley Streb and Mariah Murphy also scored 13 points each for the Eddies to tie for game-high honors. Sarah D’Amico added seven points.

ST. JOSEPH 58

Christina Valentine 13; Erika Priebe 13; LeAnne Priebe 8; Samantha Taylor 2; Isabel Knuth 2; Lauren Brower 6; Jasmine Williams 14. TOTALS: 25 6-14 58

EDWARDSBURG 42

Olivia Hack 3; Sarah D’Amico 7; Ashley Streb 13; Mariah Murphy 13; Brooke Portwood 4; Katelynn Rogers 2. TOTALS: 16 8-14 42

St. Joseph 13 26 45 58

Edwardsburg 11 15 26 42

3-point baskets: St. Joseph 2 (Valentine 2), Edwardsburg 2 (D’Amico, Murphy). Total fouls (fouled out): St. Joseph 13 (none), Edwardsburg 11 (none). Varsity records: St. Joseph 6-0, Edwardsburg 3-3

Edwardsburg…46

Coloma…39

COLOMA – Sarah D’Amico, Ashley Streb and Brooke Portwood scored all but three of Edwardsburg’s points Friday night in the Eddies’ 46-39 Lakeland Conference girls’ basketball win.

D’Amico finished with 17 points, Streb 15 and Portwood 11 as the Eddies remained undefeated in league play (3-0) and improved their overall mark to 3-2.

Edwardsburg grabbed a 9-6 lead after one quarter and held a slim 18-16 advantage at halftime. The Eddies opened up a four-point (30-26) lead heading into the final quarter.

Edwardsburg outscored Coloma 16-13 in the fourth quarter.

Amanda Swihart was the lone Comet to reach double figures as she finished with 14 points.

EDWARDSBURG 46

Olivia Hack 1; Sarah D’Amico 17; Ashley Streb 15; Brooke Portwood 11; Katelynn Rogers 2. TOTALS: 25 14-19 46

COLOMA 39

Andrea Singleton 5; Chelsea Carotenuto 7; Amanda Swihart 14; Heidi Conrad 2; Rachel Tallman 4; Jenna Faultersack 7. TOTALS: 18 7-9 39

Edwardsburg 9 18 30 46

Coloma 6 16 26 39

3-point baskets: Coloma 4 (Singleton, Swihart 3), Edwardsburg 2 (D’Amico 2). Total fouls (fouled out): Ewardsburg 12 (none), Coloma 16 (none). Edwardsburg 3-2 overall, 3-0 Lakeland; Varsity records: Coloma 3-2 overall, 2-1 Lakeland

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