GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington


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

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.