YONCALLA — Sophomore wing Nichole Noffsinger scored 10 of her game-high 16 points in the first half, helping the Yoncalla girls basketball team to a 43-14 win over Mapleton on Thursday in a nonleague contest at Duncan Court.

Ali Van Loon added 11 points, six steals and five assists for the Eagles (5-1, 3-1 Skyline League), who led 29-3 at halftime. Tyla Elam grabbed seven rebounds.

Opal Burruss was the top scorer for the Sailors (0-6, 0-4 Mountain West) with seven points.

Yoncalla is scheduled to host Elkton Monday.

MAPLETON (14) — Opal Burruss 7, Shird 2, Wierichs, Stevens 5, Lynn, Neece. Totals 6 2-10 14.

YONCALLA (43) — Nichole Noffsinger 16, Walton 5, Elam 4, Grichar, Record 1, Van Loon 11, Martinez-Gray 2, Stevens 4, Potter. Totals 20 3-6 43.



3-Point Shots — None. Total Fouls — Map. 7, Yon. 9.

Tom Eggers can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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