YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Cardinal Mooney is seeking its seventh straight win over Ursuline.
The Fighting Irish are looking to put their losing skid to their rivals behind them.
This Wednesday, we’ll see who takes the top spot in the Steel Valley Conference on WKBN’s Game of the Week.
High School Girls’ Basketball Game of the Week
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 7 pm LIVE on MyYTV
Cardinal Mooney (5-7) at Ursuline (6-4)
You can watch the Game of the Week:
Digital over the air at 33.2
Armstrong Cable Channel 13 and 108
Comcast Cable Channel 3
Direct TV Channel 15
MyYTV – Spectrum Channel 997 or 1008
Mooney jumped out to a 14-point halftime lead (28-14) before holding onto post the 50-41 to be crowned the Steel Valley Conference champions.
Scoring Offense: Ursuline, 39.9; Mooney, 34.4
Scoring Defense: Ursuline, 39.0; Ursuline, 43.6
2022-23 SVC Standings
Cardinal Mooney – 1-0
Ursuline – 0-0
Chaney – 0-0
-Cardinal Mooney has scored above 45 points once this season. The Lady Cardinals defeated Canton Central Catholic (47-33) on November 30.
-The Cardinals have lost four of their last five outings entering Wednesday’s matchup.
-In their last six meetings, Mooney has held the Irish to an average of 36.8 points per game.
-One of Ursuline’s first ten opponents has been able to score more than 50 points (vs. Canfield, 56).
-Alayna Smith led Ursuline’s comeback with 12 points last week in their 43-37 victory over Liberty. The Irish scored 25 of the game’s final 33 points to post their 5th win of the year.
-Lily Scott connected on 4 three-point baskets to help Ursuline past Struthers, 52-49, on Monday. Scott finished with 18 points. Alayna Scott led the way with 21 points (7-10 FT).
-The Irish’s last win against Mooney came in the 2019 District Semifinal round (59-37). Dayshanette Harris led Ursuline’s scoring attack with 26 points. Destiny Goodnight made four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points.
Jan. 7 – Chaney
Jan. 11 – Mineral Ridge
Jan. 14 – Howland
Jan. 16 – at Southeast
Jan. 7 – at East
Jan. 14 – Fitch
Jan. 16 – Chaney (Martin Luther King Tribute Classic)