Lady Warriors edge Eagles
The Elk Lake girls’ basketball team took a 52-49 victory over Mountain View on the road on Wednesday night.
The Warriors came out to outscore Mountain View 15-12 in the first quarter, before the Eagles paced Elk Lake 8-4 in the second to hold a 20-19 lead at the half.
The Warriors used a big third quarter with a 19-6 run to regain to lead, and despite being outscored 23-14 by Mountain View in the fourth, took the victory.
Casey Tyler led Elk Lake with 14 points and Taylor Watkins added 11. Meagan Bush added nine points.
Mountain View was led by Makenna Whitaker with 19 points while Vic Sterling added 12 and Caitlyn Tague chipped in seven.
The Mountain View Lady Eagles took a 57-48 victory over Blue Ridge on the road on Friday night.
The Eagles were put to an 18-16 deficit after the first half, but used a big 25-7 second quarter to hold a 41-25 lead at the half.
After the break, the Eagles led Blue Ridge 9-8 in the third and despite a 15-7 rally from the Lady Raiders in the fourth, Mountain View took the win.
Makenna Whitaker scored 15 points to lead Mountain View while Vic Sterling and Megan Getz each added 13 points.
Dakota Radakovich scored 15 points for Blue Ridge while Jenna Rupakus scored 14 and Jessica Jhingoor dropped in 12.
The Montrose Lady Meteors faced a 54-36 loss to Holy Cross on the road Friday after the team took a 55-24 win over Blue Ridge at home on Wednesday night.
On Friday, the Meteors were outscored in the first quarter, 15-14, by the Crusaders and went into halftime at a 35-23 deficit.
In the second half, the Crusaders paced the Meteors 12-7 in the third and 7-6 in the fourth to take the win.
Myra Lattimore led Montrose with 13 points while Morgan Groover had nine and Meghan Gilhool and Sam Dixon each added six.
Against Blue Ridge, the Meteors posted a 17-4 run in the first quarter and led the Raiders 13-9 in the second to hold a 30-13 lead at the half.
In the second half, Montrose then paced Blue Ridge 15-4 in the third and 10-7 in the fourth to cap the win.
Lattimore and Groover led Montrose with 11 points apiece while Fallon Gurn had 10 and Gilhool scored seven.
The Forest City girls’ basketball team took a 41-40 victory at Elk Lake on Friday after defeating Susquehanna by a score of 53-30 at home on Wednesday night.
Facing Elk Lake, the Warriors fell behind early as Forest City led the way 10-4 in the first quarter. Elk Lake battled back with a 12-5 run in the second to hold a 16-15 lead at halftime.
In the third, Forest City paced the Warriors 14-11, and despite Elk Lake outscoring the Foresters 13-12 in the fourth, Forest City held on to the win.
Cassandra Bendyk scored the game-winning shot at the buzzer for the Foresters.
Forest City was led by Carly Erdmann with 19 points while Katelyn Zembrzycki had 10 and Bendyk scored eight.
Meghan Bush led Elk Lake with 17 points while Casey Tyler had eight and Taylor Watkins scored five.
Against Susquehanna, the Lady Foresters got ahead early and stayed on top as the outscored the Sabers 13-7 in the first and 14-7 in the second to hold a 27-14 lead at the half.
In the second half, the Foresters led the Sabers 16-12 in the third and 10-4 in the fourth to cap the victory.
Bendyk scored 25 points to lead the Foresters while Erdmann added 10 and Zembrzycki added seven.
Susquehanna was led by Mashawna Hargett with 16 points while Brianna Bianco added four.
The Susquehanna girls’ basketball team dealt Lackawanna Trail a 48-47 loss at home on Friday night.
Lackawanna Trail came out to an early lead, pacing the Sabers 14-12 in the first quarter, before the Sabers outscored the Lions 11-5 in the second to hold a 23-19 lead at halftime.
In the second half, the Lady Lions battled back with a 19-10 run in the third, but a 15-9 fourth from the Sabers helped them take the win as Amber Dubanowitz hit a free throw with seven seconds left.
Mashawna Hargett led the Sabers with 13, while Emily Carmody had nine and Brianna Bianco and Dubanowitz each scored seven.