Youth prevailed in the F.P. Walshe Flyers women’s alumni basketball tournament.
Marie Balmer’s team swept big sister Lindy Lauder-Hornberger’s squad in two games Dec. 27-28.
In the first women’s game on Dec. 27, Team Marie rolled to a 47-22 win over Team Lindy.
The game was close at the start, with Team Marie opening a 22-17 lead by halftime.
In the second half Marie Balmer scored 15 of her game-high 27 points and her team held Team Lindy to just five points to break it wide open.
Naomi Burbank had nine points for the winners, Ashley Orr and Dakota Kambeitz each had four and Rachelle Orr had three.
Lindy Lauder-Hornberger led her team with nine points and Jane O’Connor had eight. Cassie Walmsley scored three and Amanda Hofer had two.
The outcome was the same on Saturday but the second game was much closer.
Team Marie opened a 17-8 halftime lead and survived a late rally for a narrow 33-27 win.
Marie Balmer had 11 points for the winners, Courtney Faulkner had seven and Ashley Orr had six.
Naomi Burbank scored five points for Team Marie and Dakota Kambeitz and Rachelle Orr each had two.
Katelynn Scott also played for Team Marie.
Dakota Weir scored all of her team-high 10 points in the second half to lead Team Lindy.
Lindy Lauder-Hornberger had eight points in a losing cause, Jane O’Connor had six, Amanda Hofer had two and Cassie Walmsley had one.
Sarah Gregory and Maren Orr were the other members of Team Lindy.