Lady Foresters cruise past Trail

CARLY ERDMANN

The Forest City girls’ basketball team took a commanding 61-28 victory over Lackawanna Trail on the road on Thursday night.

The Foresters took an early lead with a 14-6 run in the first quarter and extended its lead to 28-10 by halftime.

In the second half, Forest City outscored the Lions 16-12 in the third and 16-6 to cap the victory.

The Foresters were led by Carly Erdmann with 21 points while Cassandra Bendyk added 11 and Katie Zembrzycki had 10.

Montrose

The Montrose Area girls’ basketball team improved its league record to 3-0 with a 29-20 victory over Elk Lake on the road Thursday.

The Meteors got an early lead on Elk Lake with an 8-6 first quarter and extended the lead to 11-8 by halftime.

In the second half, the Meteors paced the Warriors 8-6 in the third and 10-6 in the fourth to take the victory.

Myra Lattimore scored eight points to lead Montrose while Meghan Gilhool added six and Morgan Groover, Fallon Gurn and Nicki Lewis each had four points.

Elk Lake was led by Meagan Bush, who scored 13 of the Warriors 20 points while Casey Tyler had three

Susquehanna

The Susquehanna Community girls’ basketball team handed Mountain View a 49-39 loss at home on Thursday night.

The Sabers fell behind early as Mountain View outscored them 13-8 in the first quarter, but the Sabers took an 18-17 lead by halftime with a 10-4 second.

In the second half, Mountain View struck back and paced the Sabers 12-7 in the third, but a 24-10 run from the Sabers in the fourth secured the win.

Mikayla Harget scored eight of her career-high 15 points in the fourth. Mashawna Hargett had 13 points and six assists and Emily Carmody also scored 13.

Makenna Whitaker led Mountain View with 14 points and Megan Getz scored 12.

Blue Ridge

The Blue Ridge girls’ basketball team was handed a 58-16 loss from Lakeland on the road on Thursday night.

The Raiders fell behind 20-10 after the first and trailed Lakeland 37-14 at the half.

In the second half, the Raiders were paced 11-2 in the third and 10-0 in the fourth to be handed the loss.

Jessica Jhingoor and Jenna Rupakus both scored six points to lead the Raiders while Dakota Radakovich added four.