Local Sports Journal

Lauren Zeerip poured in 30 points, pulled down 18 rebounds and had 13 steals in Hesperia’s 50-16 girls basketball victory over Walkerville on Thursday night.

“Our defense and rebounding led to quick baskets,” said Hesperia coach Tom Welsh whose team lead 26-5 at halftime.

Jacki Pulsipher added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Mariah Stitt added six points for the Panthers.

Walkerville’s Mandy Achterhof led with seven points while Brenda Diaz chipped in four points.