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Jamestown Loses In Return To Court

Jamestown’s Kylie O’Brien shoots over a pair of Clarence defenders during their ECIC Division 1 basketball game at McElrath Gymnasium on Tuesday evening. The Red Raiders were playing their first game since a pause due to COVID-19 protocols. P-J photos by Matt Spielman

Clarence outscored Jamestown, 40-24, over the final three quarters to rally for a 46-39 Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 girls basketball victory Tuesday at McElrath Gymnasium.

The game was the Red Raider’s return to the court after being shut down due to COVID-19 protocols.

Marley Drake scored 7 of her team-high 14 points in the opening eight minutes as Jamestown took a 15-6 lead.

Josie Fleming hit a pair of 3-pointers and Ella Corry also connected from deep as the Red Devils took a brief lead in the second quarter, but the Red Raiders closed the period on a run to take a 23-19 lead into halftime.

After the break, Clarence outscored the hosts 27-16, including 16-7 in the fourth quarter.

Jamestown’s Saydee Johnson shoots inside while being defended by Clarence’s Hannah Farley (5) and Journey Naab (22) during Tuesday’s ECIC Division 1 game at McElrath Gymnasium.

Fleming led the Red Devils (5-2, 4-1) with 15 points and Corry added 11.

Kylie O’Brien and Saydee Johnson each had eight rebounds; Lauren Tracy had five assists and three steals; and Mickia Freeney had four steals for Jamestown.

CLARENCE (46)

Corry 4 1 11, Payne 0 0 0, Farley 0 0 0, Call 1 0 2, Fleming 6 0 15, Fromwiller 2 0 5, Fitch 3 3 9, Naab 2 0 4. Totals 18 4 46.

JAMESTOWN (39)

Tracy 2 0 5, Canfield 2 0 4, Drake 6 0 14, O’Brien 2 1 5, Propheter 0 0 0, Freeney 2 1 5, Johnson 2 0 4, Spitzer 1 0 2. Totals 17 2 39.

3-point goals–Corry 2, Fleming 3, Fromwiller, Tracy, Drake 2.

Clarence 6 13 11 16 — 46

Jamestown 15 8 9 7 — 39

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