Elmira Lady Express: Welcome

Wednesday, July 15
Lady Express 16/17 National competed in Blue Chip Exposure. July 5th-8th.

 Very competitive tournament last weekend in Spooky Nook. Played the Runnin Rebels first game and lost by seven, then the Cape Cod Bulls out of Boston and lost a high scoring game 64-56. from there we beat the Connecticut Impact 54-28, beat the FST 48-34, then lost to Jersey Sting 48-45 and lost to Maine Renegades 39-33. Next up Blue Chip Exposure Event at Spooky Nook July 27th-30th.

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 Gym Rat has released its 2015 press release and Congratulations to Elmira Lady Express players Morgan Westbrook, Olivia LeBaron and Chelsea Repard, picked to Gym Rat All Star team 2015.

Morgan Westbrook, 5-10 power forward, Elmira Lady Express/Athens H.S.: Extremely hard working and
a real team player. Has a good feel for the game. Uses her power game to attack the rim. Also showed an
ability to make a strong pull-up move and hit the mid-range shot. Mansfield, St. Francis (Pa....) showing interest.

Olivia Lebaron, 5-9 wing, Elmira Lady Express/Corning H.S.: A team-oriented player who has a high
motor. Has the ability to drive to finish against contact or pull up for mid-range jumpers. On the perimeter she
has an effective step-back move to gain space and get off good shots. Canisius, Binghamton, Pace showing
interest.

Chelsea Repard from Liberty High School PA was Honorable Mention All Gym Rat Challenge

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New York All State teams have been picked and Elmira Lady Express had Marlea Nolan picked 14th team double AA from Horseheads, Olivia LeBaron Honorable Mention double AA, and Amanda Pike 6th team Class C. Congratulations girls.

 

Sports Report
CORTLAND — The Elmira Lady Express AAU girl basketball team, featuring the Athens duo of Morgan Westbrook and Shanelle Baglini and Sayre’s Paige Wampole, went 5-0 last weekend to capture the title here at the Cortland Shootout “College Showcase.”

The Express rolled to a pair of wins Friday night in pool play, blasting the Elmira Lady Fusion, 67-41, and the CNY Heat, 54-20.

In single-elimination bracket-style play Saturday, the Lady Express rolled past Dryden, 64-26, then route Central Western, 64-26, in the semifinals.

In the championship game, Westbrook and Wampole were among four girls in double-figures for the Lady Express in a 72-67 win over GV Pride.

Watkins Glen’s Amanda Pike led all scorers with 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Westbrook had 14 points and six rebounds, Wampole had 12 points and six boards and Corning’s Olivia LeBaron added 14 points and five rebounds.

Baglini chipped in with six points and two rebounds and Notre Dame’s Mia Herlan had seven points and two boards.

The Express roster also includes McKenzie Kenyon of Ovid, Taylor Herberger of Corning, Chelsea Repard of Liberty, and Sara Wolbert and Ali Hillson of Mansfield.

The squad is coached by Brian LeBarron, John Harris and Craig Herberger.

 

 

 

Paige Wampole and Morgan Westbrook share Player of the Year Honors.

 

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 Roster for 2015 Elmira Lady Express 16/17 National AAU team, good luck this year girls and we will be posting your efforts on this page all year.

 The Roster:

  1. Olivia LeBaron
  2. Paige Wampole
  3. Morgan Westbrook
  4. McKenzie Kenyon
  5. Manders Pike
  6. Chelsea Repard
  7. Sare Wolbert
  8. Taylore Herberger
  9. Ali Hillson
  10. Shanell Green
  11. Mia Herlan