Peterson leads WL-S girls past Jets


Jamie Peterson powered West Liberty-Salem’s girls basketball team past host Northeastern for a 34-29 victory Saturday in Ohio Heritage Conference action.

Peterson, a sophomore center, led the Tigers with 15 points and seven rebounds.

WL-Salem took an 8-1 lead at the end of the first quarter and the Tigers held a 20-5 lead at halftime.

Northeastern battled back in the third quarter with a 24-9 run, which tied the game 29-29.

WL-Salem took command in the fourth quarter with a 5-0 shutout to come away with the win.

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