MAGNOLIA -- Homestanding Sandy Valley capitalized on 33 turnovers by the visiting Newcomerstown Lady Trojans to open its season with a 80-24 Inter-Valley Conference.
Besides the turnovers, the Lady Trojans shot just slightly better than 25 percent (10-of-39) from the field and added 3-of-6 from the foul line. Karlee Peach paced Newcomerstown (0-2, 0-1 IVC) in scoring and rebounding with 13 points and six of the 20 rebounds. Paige McMullen followed with seven points.
Sandy Valley (1-0, 1-0 IVC) had 11 players in the scoring column led by Alyssa Sicrafusso with 14 points and Sadie Bowling close behind with 13. Cortney Huffman added nine points, while Alivia Schneider, Kayla Campbell and Vic Ewter chipped in with eight markers each.