Sepulveda shines in Mavs' road win

Marvin Ridge girls beat Spartans, 53-39
Feb. 02, 2013 @ 11:23 AM

Marvin Ridge's girls jumped out to a 25-4 lead and were never seriously threatened in a 53-39 road win over Sun Valley on Friday.
The Mavericks had four players score in double digits, led by junior wing Melissa Sepulveda's  15 points.
Junior forward Melissa Blatnik scored 10 of her 12 points in the first half, helping the Mavs take a 31-11 lead into the break.
Alyssa Horan contributed 10 points, eight rebounds and seven steals for Marvin Ridge, and teammate Jamie Ellis added 10 points and five steals.
Marvin Ridge improved to 2-4 in the Southern Carolina Conference and 7-11 overall.
The Mavericks went on a 21-0 run in the first quarter. Sepulveda came off the bench to score 10 in the opening quarter, including 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range.
Sun Valley didn't have a field goal in the first quarter.
The Mavs had 12 steals in the first half and committed just four turnovers, compared to 17 for SV.
Rachel Terrell made three 3-pointers for the Spartans and finished with a team-high 12.
The Spartans also got eight points from Hannah Gordon while teammate Brittney Picket had four points and 12 rebounds.
The loss dropped Sun Valley to 0-6 in the conference and 5-14 overall.
The Mavericks travel to Anson County on Tuesday, while the Spartans host Parkwood.

Marvin Ridge girls 53, Sun Valley 39

Marvin Ridge (7-11, 2-4)
Juliana Bass 0 2-4 2, Melissa Sepulvdea 4 4-6 15, Jamie Ellis 3 2-4 10, Areil Griffin 1 0-3 2, Alyssa Horan 3 4-4 10, Lyndsey McLain 0 2-4 2, Melissa Blatnik 4 4-4 12, Dhrama Rosbrugh 0 0-2 0, Vanessa Ntangsi 0 0-2 0, Casey Bigham 0 0-2 0, Caylie Sullivan 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 18-35 53.

Sun Valley (5-14, 0-6)
Amanda Bill 1 1-2 4, Rachel Terrell 3 3-4 12, Ke'la Thomas 0 2-4 2, Hannah Gordon 4 0-0 8, Jacquie Zimmerman 2 0-2 4, Lauren Isenberger 1 2-2 5, Brittney Picket 0 4-4 4, Gabby Dorismond 0 0-0 0, Madison Faulkner 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 12-18 39.

Marvin Ridge     25    6   13     9 - 53
Sun Valley            4    7     8   20 - 39

3-pointers: MR 5 (Sepulvdea 3, Ellis 2); SV 5 (Terrell 3). Rebounds: MR 21 (Horan 8, Griffin 6); SV 32 (Picket 12). Assists: MR 9 (Ellis 4); SV 10 (Terrell 3). Steals: MR 21 (Horan 7, Ellis 5); SV 2 (Terrell, Faulkner). Blocks: MR 0; SV 3 (Picket 2, Dorismond).