Clymer makes light work of Ripley

CLYMER – “We came out a little rusty at the start and then we got going,” said coach Scott Neckers following Clymer ‘s (2-0, 6-1) easy victory over winless Ripley.

Dani Reinwald, who was honored prior to the game for the school rebounding record, came through with 16 rebounds and 22 points while playing just over half a game as the Lady Pirates prevailed over Ripley, 70-21.

The first quarter showed the Lady Pirates ahead of the Eagles, 18-12, but in the second stanza, they put together a 19-0 burst to break it open.

Reinwald scored 16 points in the first half with most of them on offensive rebounds of which she had 11.

Sophomore point guard Christy Reinwald had a career-high 10 points as Clymer placed 10 players in the scoring column. Jo-Linda Rhodes added nine points and Kayla Gilkinson eight points.

Carly McAfoose had five assists, Gilkinson and Rhodes five steals for the winners, who received seven rebounds from Miranda Marucci.

Sam Judd dropped in nine points and Lacie Lundin seven for Ripley.