Niles girls snap two-game skid

Published 10:34 am Wednesday, January 19, 2011

BATTLE CREEK – Visiting Niles went 22-of-40 from the free throw line Tuesday night to snap a two-game losing streak.

The Vikings improved to 7-5 on the season with a 54-36 victory over Battle Creek Central in girls’ basketball action.

Senior Nichole Sly scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Vikings. She also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and came up with five steals.

Niles also got nine points from Alexis McIntee and five points and four steals from Savannah Wolnik. Whitney Ellis also tossed in five points, while Maureen Craig finished with eight points. Michelle Briand chipped in with three points and six rebounds.

Tomeka Smith and Kayla Freeman each had six points for the Bearcats.

Niles also won the JV contest 30-27 and the freshmen game 30-20.


Starr Ford 0, Alexis McIntee 9, Savannah Wolnik 5, Brittani Glenn 0, Maureen Craig 8, Nichole Sly 21, Whitney Ellis 5, Taylor Glick 0, Lexie Arnold 3, Michelle Briand 3. TOTALS: 14 22-40


Asha Wright 5, Rayven Felix 3, Janeesa Jamierson 4, Tomeka Smith, 6, Jordann Jackson 4, Destiny Jackson 2, Trayanna Jefferson 2, Kayla Freeman 6, Taykiah Guy 4. TOTALS: 13 6-12

Niles 7 24 35 54

Battle Creek 4 11 18 36

3-point baskets: Niles 4 (Craig, Sly 2, Arnold), Battle Creek 4 (Wright, Jamierson, Smith 2). Total fouls: Niles 17, Battle Creek 25. Fouled out: Jamierson (BCC), Freeman (BCC). Varsity record: Niles 7-5, Battle Creek 1-7