Edison falls to Southern


Staff report

The Edison State women’s basketball team fell on the road Wednesday to Cincinnati State in college basketball action, 86-69.

The loss left the Lady Chargers with a 19-9 record with Columbus State coming to Edison on Saturday. Edison lost a close 86-82 verdict the last time against the Columbus team. Game time is 1 p.m.

Against Cincinnati State, Fort Loramie graduate Holly Frey had an outstanding game, finishing with a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds.

The 15 points was her season high, and she did it with outstanding shooting. She was 5-for-7 from the field and 5-for-6 from the foul line.

In addition, five of her 12 rebounds came at the offensive end, and she also handed out five assists.

Sydney Miller of Wapakoneta led the Lady Chargers with 18 points.

• The Edison men’s team lost to Cincinnati State 116-86.

Players of the Week

Edison’s Miller, along with Dae’Shawn Jackson of the Edison men’s team, were named Ohio Community College Athletic Association Players of the Week for the week of Feb. 13-19.

Miller, a sophomore guard, won her first career OCCAC player of the week award after averaging 16.5 points, five rebounds, 3.5 assists and one steal as her team split a pair of games last week.

In a 74-50 loss to Owens Community College, Miller led her team with 18 points, six rebounds and three assists. She was the only player on her team to score in double figures. Then, in an 86-72 win over Hocking, she had 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Miller is averaging 14.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.5 steals per game overall this year. In OCCAC play, she is averaging 16.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

• Jackson, a sophomore guard, averaged 24 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, three blocks and two steals per game over two games last week.

In his team’s 85-79 loss to Owens Community College, Jackson produced game-highs in points (32), rebounds (13) and blocks (2) in addition to recording five assists and two steals. He then closed the week with 16 points, four rebounds, four assists, four blocks and two steals in a 101-74 win over Hocking College.

Jackson is now averaging 16.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.9 steals and one block per game for Edison State. In conference play, he is averaging 15.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.7 steals and one block per game.