Ursuline falls to Shaw in girls hoops

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Shaw girls edges Ursuline, 54-47. The setback drops the Lady Irish to 4-11 as the Cardinals improve to 7-4.

The Lady Cardinals were led by Alexis Lessears’ 21 points. Lessears also finished with 15 rebounds. Shawnshiarne Brown-Kelly tallied 9.

Shaw made just as many free throws as Ursuline attempted (13). The Cardinals shot 45.2% from the floor while Ursuline was able to make 18 of 63 field goal attempts (28.6%).

For Ursuline, the Irish was paced by freshman Dayshanette Harris, who closed out the contest with a team-high 16 points. Megan Ross and Simone Comer both registered 9 points. Comer led Ursuline with 10 rebounds.

Shaw returns to Euclid Avenue for a Saturday matinee against Maple Heights (at 2 pm). Ursuline will travel across town to take on Mooney next Wednesday.

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