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Girls Hoops Takes To Road For First Time With Trips To Winton Woods, Kings

Posted on: November 27, 2018

Girls Hoops Takes To Road For First Time With Trips To Winton Woods, Kings

 

A LOOK AT THE EAGLES: A capsule look at the 2018-19 team:

  • Record: 1-0, 0-0 ECC (Division I area coaches’ poll not yet released)
  • Head Coach: Dave Fallis (1st year at Milford, 10th year as head coach)
  • Top Scorer: Sophomore Azyiah Williams (13.0 ppg)
  • Top Rebounder: Junior Abby Thierauf/Freshman Paige Ayler (5.0 rpg)

 

A LOOK AT THE OPPONENTS: A look at Milford’s schedule for this week:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Winton Woods, 7:30 p.m.
    • Record: 1-0 (Division I area coaches’ preseason poll not yet released)
    • Top Scorer: Senior Aria Gaines (14.0 ppg)
    • Last Meeting: 2017-18; Milford 42, Winton Woods 35
  • Saturday, Dec. 1 at Kings, 12:30 p.m.
    • Record: 0-1 (Division I area coaches’ preseason poll not yet released)
    • Top Returning Scorer: Senior Carolyn Bruns (11.2 ppg)
    • Last Meeting: 2017-18; Kings 36, Milford 21 & Kings 49, Milford 30

 

A LOOK BACK: November 24 vs. McNicholas: Milford 34, McNicholas 33

 

GAME REWIND

Milford overcame a seven-point deficit with under five minutes to play to secure the first victory under new head coach Dave Fallis, a 34-33 triumph over McNicholas. Down 32-25 with 4:49 to play, the Eagles went on an 8-0 run, capped by a field goal by Abby Thierauf with just over two minutes remaining to take the lead. The Rockets had a chance to tie the game when Alyssa Herper was fouled with two seconds left, but she missed the first free throw, paving the way for the Milford win.

 

RECORDS

Milford 1-0

McNicholas 0-1

 

KEY PLAYERS

Milford

Azyiah Williams 13 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals

Abby Thierauf 10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 blocks

 

McNicholas

Julie Brune 8 points, 4 rebounds

 

NUGGET OF NOTE: Junior Kaitlyn Geis and freshman Paige Ayler each made their Milford varsity debuts. Geis collected a pair of rebounds in 17 minutes, while Ayler grabbed five boards and dished out three assists in 18 minutes.

 

FINAL GAME STATS

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: A look at Milford’s top returning statistical leaders:

Points per game: Azyiah Williams (13.0), Abby Thierauf (10.0), Morgan Hills/Caitlin Wiscombe (5.0)

Assists per game: Paige Ayler (3.0), Four tied (1.0)

Rebounds per game: Paige Ayler/Abby Thierauf (5.0), Carlie Duesing/Azyiah Williams (4.0)

Steals: Azyiah Williams (4), Caitlin Wiscombe (3), Abby Thierauf (1)

Blocks: Abby Thierauf (3), Caitlin Wiscombe (2)

Field goal percentage: Abby Thierauf (.833), Caitlin Wiscombe (.667), Azyiah Williams (.500)

Three-point percentage: Caitlin Wiscombe (.500), Azyiah Williams (.333)

Free throw percentage: Morgan Hills (.750), Azyiah Williams (.545), Carlie Duesing (.500)

 

POLL WATCH: The first coaches’ poll of the new season has yet to be released. The coaches’ poll is released every Monday at Noon at preps.cincinnati.com/coachespolls.

 

Milford Eagles Season/Career Highs

Paige Ayler

Points—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

Rebounds—Season: 5 vs. McNicholas; Career: 5 vs. McNicholas (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 3 vs. McNicholas; Career: 3 vs. McNicholas (2018-19)

 

Emily Bientz

Points—Season: N/A; Career: 4 at Walnut Hills (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: N/A; Career: 1 vs. Mount Healthy (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 1 vs. McNicholas (2018-19)

 

Carlie Duesing

Points—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 8 at Hughes (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 4 vs. McNicholas; Career: 5 three times (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 1 five times

 

Kaitlyn Geis

Points—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

Rebounds—Season: 2 vs. McNicholas; Career: 2 vs. McNicholas (2018-19)

Assists—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

 

Morgan Hills

Points—Season: 5 vs. McNicholas; Career: 14 twice (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 3 vs. McNicholas; Career: 6 vs. Withrow (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 4 at Hughes (2017-18)

 

Ali Kirk

Points—Season: N/A; Career: 14 vs. Hillsboro (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 10 at Clark Montessori (2017-18)

Assists—Season: N/A; Career: 3 at Madeira (2017-18)

 

Abby Thierauf

Points—Season: 10 vs. McNicholas; Career: 14 at Hughes (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 5 vs. McNicholas; Career: 14 vs. Northwest (2017-18)

Assists—Season: N/A; Career: 2 six times (2017-18)

Blocks—Season: 3 vs. McNicholas; Career: 6 vs. Shroder (2017-18)

 

Caitlin Wiscombe

Points—Season: 5 vs. McNIcholas; Career: 13 vs. Winton Woods (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: N/A; Career: 5 vs. Turpin (2017-18)

Assists—Season: N/A; Career: 5 at Hughes (2017-18)

 

Azyiah Williams

Points—Season: 13 vs. McNicholas; Career: 15 at Turpin (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 4 vs. McNicholas; Career: 7 at Turpin (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 1 vs. McNicholas; Career: 6 vs. Northwest (2017-18)

Steals—Season: 4 vs. McNicholas; 10 at Hughes (2017-18)