BROCTON - The Brocton Lady Bulldogs kicked off their season with an impressive 42-24 victory over Cattaraugus-Little Valley on Monday in girls non-league high school basketball.
Jess Merle had nine points and 12 rebounds to lead the way for the Lady Bulldogs. Brocton outrebounded the Lady Timberwolves, 35-22.
Kelsey Gerholdt had a big game for the winners with six points and eight rebounds.
"I had no idea how they were going to play," Brocton coach Ken Purcell said of his team. "I talked about having more depth and that showed in scoring tonight. All but two players scored. We played very well for the most part. We have to clean up the fouls."
The home team jumped out to a 10-1 lead after the first quarter and held a 21-7 halftime advantage.
Brocton returns to action Wednesday when it travels to Westfield.
Forestville 50, North?Collins 14
FORESTVILLE - The Forestville Lady Hornets used their height advantage in dismantling the North Collins Lady Eagles, 50-14, Monday in girls non-league basketball action.
Alisha Szumigala had an opening night to remember as she scored 18 points, pulled down 17 rebounds and added 10 steals for a triple-double.
When asked if that is a glimpse of things to come for the senior, Forestville coach Sierra Finch responded, "Absolutely. Every night."
The Lady Hornets jumped out to a 16-3 first-quarter lead and held a commanding 27-3 halftime edge.
Sydney Youngberg also put together a fine performance with 12 points and 13 rebounds while Jess Makuch had four points and 10 rebounds in the win. Cherish Pope also contributed in the win with 10 points.