Lady Foresters win three
The Forest City girls’ basketball team picked up a 57-45 victory at Carbondale on Saturday, took a 46-40 win over Elk Lake on Thursday night and grabbed a 35-26 win over Susquehanna on the road on Tuesday night.
Against Crabondale, the Foresters surged ahead in the first half, outscoring the Chargerettes 18-11 in the first and 14-13 in the second to hold a 32-24 lead at the half.
In the second half, the Foresters were outscored 13-9 in the third, but capped the victory with a 16-8 fourth quarter.
Katelyn Zembrzycki scored 14 points, Cassandra Bendyk added 12 and Kylie Borick scored 10 to lead the Foresters.
On Thursday, the Warriors bell behind early with Forest City outscoring them 12-11 in the first and holding a 26-21 lead by halftime.
In the second half, the Foresters paced Elk Lake 9-7 in the third and capped the win after the Warriors paced them 12-11 in the fourth.
Bendyk scored a game-high 18 points while Carly Erdmann added 12 and Zembrzycki chipped in eight.
Meagan Bush scored a team-high 16 points while Casey Tyler added 13 and Taylor Watkins had eight points.
On Tuesday, Forest City fell behind early as Susquehanna outscored them 8-3 in the first quarter, however, the Foresters led the Sabers 19-13 by halftime.
In the third, Forest City paced the Sabers, 9-4, and despite a 9-7 Susquehanna run in the fourth, held on to win.
Erdmann scored 22 points while Bendyk had eight.
Mashawna Hargett scored 12 points for the Sabers while Mikayla Hargett added six.
The Elk Lake girls’ basketball team took a 39-23 victory over Blue Ridge at home on Saturday and a 42-41 victory over Mountain View at home on Tuesday night.
On Saturday, the Warriors opened to take a 16-10 lead after the first quarter and held a 28-14 advantage by halftime.
In the second half, the Warriors paced Blue Ridge 5-0 in the third and capped the win with six points in the fourth.
Meagan Bush and Kelsey Mitchell each had 10 points while Taylor Watkins and Kellie Grosvenor each chipped in six.
Jessica Jhingoor led Blue Ridge with six points while Jenna Rupakus had five.
On Tuesday, the Lady Warriors took an early lead, pacing the Eagles 8-4, and then went on to hold a 22-17 lead at the half.
In the second half, Elk Lake paced Mountain View 8-4 in the third and despite a 20-8 run from Mountain View in the fourth, took the victory.
Bush scored 17 points to lead the Warriors while Kenzie Moon, Casey Tyler and Darci Warner each scored six.
Caity Tague scored 12 points for the Eagles and Wegan Getz and Makenna Whitaker each added 10.
The Montrose Area girls’ basketball team grabbed a 63-26 win at Susquehanna on Saturday, faced a 43-40 overtime loss from Holy Cross at home on Thursday and took a 34-13 win over Blue Ridge in New Milford on Tuesday night.
Against Susquehanna, Montrose led scoring 16-5 and 16-8 in the first half to have a 32-13 halftime lead.
In the second half, the Meteors paced Susquehanna 22-10 in the third and 9-3 in the fourth to cap the win.
Meghan Gilhool and Morgan Groover each scored 16 to pace Montrose while Myra Lattimore added 12.
Mashawna Hargett led Susquehanna with 15 points.
Against Holy Cross, Montrose fell behind 5-3 after the first quarter but went on to lead the Crusaders 10-9 by halftime.
In the third quarter, Montrose outscored the Crusaders 12-11 and after Holy Cross outscored the Meteors 11-9 in the fourth the game went to overtime.
However, the Crusaders went on a 12-9 run to take the win.
Gilhool led the Meteors with 11 points while Myra Lattimore added nine and Sam Dixon chipped in seven.
On Tuesday, the Meteors outscored the Raiders 11-4 in the first quarter and 7-0 in the second to hold an 18-4 halftime advantage.
In the second half, the Meteors paced Blue Ridge 11-4 in the third and after each team scored five in the fourth, Montrose left with the win.
Groover led Montrose with 10 points while Gilhool had eight and Lattimore scored seven.
Jess Jhingoor led Blue Ridge with six while Jenna Rupakus added five.
Mountain View’s girls’ basketball team dealt Lackawanna Trail at 59-49 loss at Tunnel Hill Saturday and handed Blue Ridge a 53-41 loss at home on Thursday evening.
Facing Trail, the Lions took a 13-9 lead after the first quarter but fell behind to see the score tied at 28 by halftime.
In the second half, the Eagles outscored the Lions 10-8 in the third and 21-13 in the fourth to defeat the Lions.
Mountain View was led by Megan Getz’s 15 points while Caity Tague added 12 and Vic Sterling and Makenna Whitaker each chipped in 11.
Against Blue Ridge, Mountain View dominated first half scoring, pacing Blue Ridge 12-7 in the first and 12-4 in the second to hold a 24-11 lead by halftime.
In the second half, the Eagles paced the Raiders 11-8 in the third, and weathered a 22-18 Raider fourth quarter to take the win.
Getz and Tague each recorded a double-double to lead the Eagles. Getz had 14 points and 12 rebounds while Tague added 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Jessica Jhingoor led the Raiders with 14 points while Dakota Radakovich chipped in 10.
The Susquehanna girls’ basketball team was handed a 44-30 loss from Lackawanna Trail on the road on Thursday evening.
On Thursday, the Lions got out to a hot start, outscoring the Sabers 12-6 in the first quarter and went on to hold a 19-14 lead at halftime.
In the second half, Susquehanna paced the Lions in the third, 8-7, before Trail used a big 18-8 fourth quarter to put Susquehanna away.
Mashawna Hargett had a game-high 13 points for the Sabers while Mikayla Hargett chipped in six and Sara Serfilippi scored five.