LAPEL – In the first game of the season, the Westfield girls’ basketball team erased a halftime deficit to defeat Lapel 51-35 on the road Tuesday night.
The Shamrocks were held to just seven first-quarter points and entered halftime trailing the Bulldogs 21-18. But, a third quarter in which Westfield scored 18 points while also holding Lapel to just five points opened up the game, resulting in a 16-point Shamrock victory.
Westfield was led by junior Ava Henson, who scored 14 points on 4-5 shooting while going 6-7 from the free throw line. Freshman Alyssa Crockett added 13 points to go along with nine rebounds, three steals and one block.
The Lady Shamrocks will have an away matchup against Pendleton Heights on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

WESTFIELD 51, LAPEL 35
Westfield 07 11 18 15--51
Lapel 09 12 05 09--35

WESTFIELD
Player FG-A FT-A R F PTS
HENSON 4-5 6-7 6 3 14
CROCKETT 5-7 2-2 9 3 13
SHIPLEY 3-7 2-4 2 2 09
PENTECOST 2-4 2-2 5 2 06
DECRAENE 1-7 2-3 5 2 05
HILLIS 1-2 1-2 1 0 03
DIMOND 0-1 1-2 0 0 01
ROBEY 0-1 0-0 3 0 00
WININGER 0-0 0-0 0 0 00
TEBBE 0-0 0-0 0 0 00
ROBINSON 0-1 0-0 2 3 00
CASTOR 0-1 0-0 0 1 00
ELDREDGE 0-3 0-0 2 2 00
BLACK 0-0 0-0 1 0 00
Totals 16-39 16-22 40 18 51
Percentages: FG .410, FT .730. 3-Pointer: 3-13 (Shipley 1-3, Crockett 1-3, DeCraene 1-5, Pentecost 0-1, Castor 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4.

LAPEL
Player FG-A FT-A R F PTS
K. RICH 4-11 1-3 3 3 10
PEOPLES 2-7 4-9 4 1 08
KNEPP 2-8 1-2 3 5 05
TAYLOR 2-9 0-0 5 1 05
WILLIS 1-4 0-0 1 4 03
ALLMAN 1-1 0-0 0 0 02
DANIELS 1-5 0-0 1 2 02
TUCKER 0-1 0-0 0 0 00
P. RICH 0-0 0-0 0 0 00
MCDOLE 0-0 0-0 0 0 00
Totals 13-46 06-14 21 16 35
Percentages: FG .280, FT .430. 3-Pointer: 3-18 (Willis 1-3, Taylor 1-5, K. Rich 1-6, Knepp 0-1, Daniels 0-3). Team Rebounds: 4.