Girls basketball roundup
Divisional favorites pile up the victories
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: February 2, 2019
Sweeps were the name of the game in DODEA-Europe girls basketball over the weekend as teams across all three divisions added a pair of wins to their respective records.
Stuttgart 33/41, Wiesbaden 12/15: At Stuttgart, the defending Division I champs applied the clamps to the visiting Warriors.
The Panthers held Wiesbaden to seven or fewer points in all eight quarters of the weekend, including three two-point quarters and one of the scoreless variety.
Adan Maher paced Friday’s win with a game-high nine points along with five steals and three assists. Rachel Johnson posted 11 points and five rebounds to fuel Saturday’s win.
Stuttgart now proceeds to a Friday-Saturday set with Kaiserslautern, the last remaining team in Division I with a perfect divisional record.
Ramstein 47/32, Vilseck 16/21: At Ramstein, the host Royals picked up two double-digit Division I wins.
The Royals dominated Friday’s opener behind a 16-point, seven-rebound, five-steal effort from Shemilia Johnson.
The Ramstein offense faltered early Saturday before a 15-2 second-quarter rally put the home team up to stay. Adelina Bonilla led the Royals with eight points and finished with double-digit rebounds in each game, grabbing 10 on Friday and 11 on Saturday.
Tedeja Marshall totaled 15 points over the two games to lead Vilseck.
AFNORTH 27/33, Brussels 19/14: The Lions claimed both halves of a home-and-home with their Benelux neighbor.
Tori Morris scored 12 points and Ashley Bailey totaled eight points and eight rebounds in Friday’s road victory; Morris scored 12 and Bailey added 11 as the Lions completed the sweep at home the following day.
Alconbury 29/36, Baumholder 13/14: Saturday at Baumholder, the visiting Dragons twice routed their Division III rivals.
Alyana Palacios scored 16 points in one win and Kira Thorne produced a 19-point, 10-rebound double-double in the other to lead Alconbury.
The Dragons host another Division III opponent, Brussels, next weekend before wrapping up the regular season against Division I Lakenheath.
Naples 60, Aviano 38: Saturday at Aviano, the Wildcats again throttled the host Saints a day after a 58-29 romp.
Roxanne Sasse poured in a game-high 29 points to pace the Wildcats, while Mia Rawlins joined her in double digits with 13. Keyona Williams paced the Saints with 13 points.
Vicenza 27/14, Florence 16/25: At Florence, the Italian rivals defied the trend of doubleheader sweeps by playing to a split.
Each team came away with a double-digit victory Saturday. Brealin Redecker totaled 14 points over the two games to lead Vicenza.