Edison teams winbig against Cedarville


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Staff report

CEDARVILLE — The State State women’s basketball team rolled to an easy 85-55 victory over the Cedarville junior varsity in junior college basketball action on Wednesday.

The win put the Lady Chargers at 3-1 after their third straight win, and they won’t return to action until after Thanksgiving, on Nov. 30 at home against UC-Clermont.

It was the second win over Cedarville this season, the first game ending 66-42.

On Wednesday, Edison put five players in double figures, led by Carly Buzzard and Riley Culver with 17 apiece.

Fort Loramie grad Holly Frey was right behind with 16, Brooke Hickey, a Riverside grad, followed with 13 and Jessie Crowell added 12.

Culver and Buzzard, who are both Wapakoneta grads, had double-doubles, with Culver adding 14 rebounds and Buzzard 11. Crowell had four assists, and Frey finished with eight rebounds.

Edison shot well from the field, hitting 32 of 72 for 44.4 percent.

Heading into the break, Buzzard leads the team in scoring at an even 17 points per game. Culver is at 14.3, Sydney Miller 12.3 and Frey at an even 10 per game.

In addition, Culver is also the team-leader in rebounds at 11.8 per game, Buzzard is pulling down 8.8 and Frey 6.8 per game.

Buzzard is shooting an impresive 63 percent from the field on 29 for 46, and is at 77 percent from the line at 10 for 13.

Hickey has hit all 11 of her free throws so far, and Frey is 11 for 15 for 80 percent.

Men

The Edison men’s basketball team won its fourth game without a loss Wednesday, defeating the Cedarville junior varsity by a 103-57 score.

Edison got off to a fast start and rolled to a 27-point halftime lead.

Cedarville came out int he second half and made a run by going inside to its 6-foot-11 post player and adding several three-pointers.

But Edison AJ Hickman responded by hitting four consecutive three-pointers within a two-minute period and was fouled attempting to make it five. He his all three free throw attempts and wound up with 19 of his season-high 24 points in teh third quarter alone.

Four other Edison players went for double figures. Dae’Shawn Jackson and DeAnthony Griffin each scored 14, Romello Yaqub added 13 and Hadith Tiggs of Wayne finished with 10.

The men are also off until after Thanksgiving, playing Nov. 30 at home against UC-Clermont.

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