Prep Girls Basketball

Hickerson leads Western-Payson to title at North Greene

Haley Hickerson
By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jan. 13, 2018 7:15 pm

WHITE HALL, Ill. -- Haley Hickerson scored 18 points to lead the Western-Payson girls basketball team past Pittsfield 58-40 in the championship game of the North Greene Lady Spartan Classic on Saturday afternoon.

Western-Payson (18-4) held a five-point lead at halftime and pushed the lead to 48-31 after the third quarter with the help of 11 points from Hickerson.

Blair Borrowman scored 15 points for Western-Payson, and Kamryn Flesner added 10.

Lilly Pepper led Pittsfield with 26 points and made 10 for 10 free throws.

Western-Payson 58, Pittsfield 40

WESTERN-PAYSON (18-4)

Flesner 5 0-0 10, Melton 2 1-3 7, Epperson 2 1-2 5, Borrowman 6 2-2 15, Hickerson 6 1-1 18, Hall 0 0-0 0, Flores 0 0-0 0, Predmore 0 0-0 0, Harrison 1 0-0 3. Totals 22 5-8 58.

PITTSFIELD

Walston 0 0-0 0, Bauer 1 0-2 2, Poor 0 0-0 0, Grammer 0 0-0 0, 1 2-2 4, Lemons 4 0-0 8, Wessel 0 0-0 0, Miller 0 0-0 0, Merryman 0 0-0 0, Heavner 0 0-0 0, Pepper 8 10-10 26. Totals 14 12-14 40.

Western-Payson 14 14 20 10--58

Pittsfield 9 14 8 9--40

3-point field goals--Western-Payson 6 (Melton 2, Hickerson 2, Borrowman, Harrison). Fouls--Western-Payson 14, Pittsfield 15. Fouled out--None.

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