GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington


Wellington’s Hope Diermyer knocks the ball away from Columbia’s Danielle Matzelle.


Jalen Gibbs and Amber Wetherbee trap Columbia’s Riley Thomas.


Alexis Lehmkuhl grabs a rebound against the Raiders.


The Dukes’ Samantha Sparks gets a layup on a fast break.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

After an 11-5 regular season (4-4 in the Patriot Athletic Conference), the Dukes girls stormed Columbia 42-19 Wednesday in playoff action. The victory came on the heels of a 50-32 loss to Western Reserve.

Wellington’s Hope Diermyer knocks the ball away from Columbia’s Danielle Matzelle.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_WHSGirlsBBallVsColumbia_Playoffs-1-of-6-.jpgWellington’s Hope Diermyer knocks the ball away from Columbia’s Danielle Matzelle.

Jalen Gibbs and Amber Wetherbee trap Columbia’s Riley Thomas.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_WHSGirlsBBallVsColumbia_Playoffs-3-of-6-.jpgJalen Gibbs and Amber Wetherbee trap Columbia’s Riley Thomas.

Alexis Lehmkuhl grabs a rebound against the Raiders.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_WHSGirlsBBallVsColumbia_Playoffs-4-of-6-.jpgAlexis Lehmkuhl grabs a rebound against the Raiders.

The Dukes’ Samantha Sparks gets a layup on a fast break.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_WHSGirlsBBallVsColumbia_Playoffs-6-of-6-.jpgThe Dukes’ Samantha Sparks gets a layup on a fast break.