Wolves top Columbus, 46-40
COLUMBUS JUNCTION — Shelby Therme led the Winfield-Mt. Union girls’ basketball team in four categories as the Wolves opened their season with a win on Tuesday night, topping Columbus on the road by a score of 46-40.
The Wolves scored consistently throughout the game, with 11 points in the first quarter, 13 in the second, 12 in the third and 10 in the fourth.
Therme had a team-high 12 points on 3-for-7 shooting, including 1-for-4 from 3-point range. She was 5-for-7 from the free throw line.
Layne Davis added eight points and Nicole Escher scored six for the Wolves.
On the night, W-MU shot 13-for-32 (40.6 percent) from the field. They were 18-for-29 (62.0 percent) from the free throw line.
Therme also led the team in rebounding with nine, in assists with seven and in steals with two.
Erica Robison pulled down six rebounds and blocked a team-high six shots. Logan Hartsock also had six boards in the game. Therme blocked two shots and Karlie Wade had a steal.
Next up for W-MU is Saturday’s home opener against West Liberty. The JV game is set to tip off at 2 p.m., followed by varsity.