Elyse Zimmerman had a game-high 17 points as Niles edged Lakeshore 47-46 Tuesday night. (Leader photo/File)
Elyse Zimmerman had a game-high 17 points as Niles edged Lakeshore 47-46 Tuesday night. (Leader photo/File)

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Goodson put-back gives Niles a victory

Published 11:06am Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tatyanna Goodson found herself in the a position to give the Niles girls basketball team a win over arch rival Lakeshore.

She didn’t waste the opportunity.

Goodon, a transfer from Flint Southwestern, rebounded Libby Moody’s missed 3-pointer and put it in at the buzzer to lift the Vikings to a 47-46 Big 16 Conference West Division victory Tuesday night.

The win improved Niles’ record to 8-2 overall and kept it in the thick of the division race with a 5-1 mark.

Elyse Zimmerman led the Vikings with a game-high 16 points. Moody finished with 10 points, while Goodson ended up with seven.

Morgan Kaiser led a trio of Lancers in double figures with 11 points. Lauren and McKenzie Clem both scored 10 points.



Lindsay Ebeling 7, Lauren Clem 10, Morgan Kaiser 11, McKenzie Clem 10, Carley Dubbert 6, Morgan Shewmaker 2, Sarah Dubbert 0. TOTALS: 17 9-17 46


Tatyanna Goodson 7, Jazmin Brann 1, Emily Gaines 4, Maya Brookins 0, Elyse Zimmerman 16, Libby Moody 10, Jaiden Rolan 3, Antonia Palmer 2, Kylee Myer 0, Khalilah Abdullah 4. TOTALS: 16 10-20 47


Lakeshore      16       27       35       46

Niles                11       23       29       47

3-point goals: Lakeshore 3 (Kaiser), Niles 5 (Moody 2, Rolan, Gaines, Zimmerman). Total fouls (fouled out): Lakeshore 17 (none), Niles 16 (none).  Varsity records: Lakeshore 6-2, 5-1 SMAC West; Niles 8-2, 4-2 SMAC West


Shooting: Lakeshore 17-of-40 for 42-percent, Niles 16-of-47 for 34-percent. Rebounding: Lakeshore 27 (L. Clem 11), Niles 28 (Goodson) 6. Turnovers: Lakeshore 25, Niles 24.

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