GIRLS BASKETBALL: Blowout win for Dukes girls at The Q


Wellington’s Jalen Gibbs moves on offense, guarded by Black River’s Hannah Heath.


Black River’s Sarah Dudziak puts up a shot.


Sam Sparks gets two of her massive 24 points on the evening against Black River.


The Wellington starters are all smiles on the bench late in the fourth quarter on the Cavs’ hardwood at The Q.


The Pirates varsity girls pose for a shot before the start of the game.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

Have you ever dreamed of shooting hoops in LeBron’s House? The Dukes and Pirates squared off Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Wellington’s varsity girls powered to a 59-23 win over their Stars Division rivals, converting on stolen balls under the big lights. Black River fell behind 16-2 under the Dukes’ attack, led by Sam Sparks with 24 points.

Wellington’s Jalen Gibbs moves on offense, guarded by Black River’s Hannah Heath.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_Wellington_GirlsBBall_Vs_BlackRiver_QuickenLoansArena-1-of-13-.jpgWellington’s Jalen Gibbs moves on offense, guarded by Black River’s Hannah Heath.

Black River’s Sarah Dudziak puts up a shot.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_Wellington_GirlsBBall_Vs_BlackRiver_QuickenLoansArena-4-of-13-.jpgBlack River’s Sarah Dudziak puts up a shot.

Sam Sparks gets two of her massive 24 points on the evening against Black River.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_Wellington_GirlsBBall_Vs_BlackRiver_QuickenLoansArena-8-of-13-.jpgSam Sparks gets two of her massive 24 points on the evening against Black River.

The Wellington starters are all smiles on the bench late in the fourth quarter on the Cavs’ hardwood at The Q.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_Wellington_GirlsBBall_Vs_BlackRiver_QuickenLoansArena-11-of-13-.jpgThe Wellington starters are all smiles on the bench late in the fourth quarter on the Cavs’ hardwood at The Q.

The Pirates varsity girls pose for a shot before the start of the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_Wellington_GirlsBBall_Vs_BlackRiver_QuickenLoansArena-12-of-13-.jpgThe Pirates varsity girls pose for a shot before the start of the game.