Athens pulls away from NEB
Athens used a 21 point third quarter push to rally past Northeast Bradford 46-30 in NTL girls' basketball action Saturday.
Northeast led 8-4 after the first quarter then pushed the lead to 16-11 at the half. The Wildcats came out and out scored Northeast 21-6 in the third to take a 32-22 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Panthers would get it to single digits but couldn't get over the hump as Athens pulled away for the win.
Jensen Dunkling led the Wildcats with 14 points, six boards and three steals while Mackenzie Warner had 12 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Morgan Westbrook added nine points and eight boards, Mackenzie Hafer had seven points and eight boards while Rachael Donnelly and Shanelle Baglini had two points each.
Lydia Werner had 12 points to lead the Panthers while Calla Johnson had six points, four boards, four assists and two steals.
Angelia Laudermilch had five points, 10 boards and five steals, Alyssa Coon added five points while Maddy Johnson and Alyssa Turner had one point each.
Athens won the JV game 20-16 behind nine points from Baglini. Northeast had three players with four, Macy Wilks, Cassie Johnson and Megan Brown.
Northeast will host Williamson Tuesday while Athens is at North Penn.
Wyalusing 48, Cowanesque Valley 31
Kasey DeVoir had 20 points and three steals as the Rams pulled away for the NTl girls' basketball win Saturday.
Wyalusing held a close 8-6 lead after the first quarter then pushed it to 21-15 at the half. They would go on to out score the Indians 27-16 in the second half to secure the victory.
Kayleen Sutton added nine points andn four boards for the Rams while Keon Copp and Roni Morrison had six points each. Copp added eight boards with Morrison grabbing 11.
Paighton Martin scored three while Pam Kelly and Brook Force had two points each.
Ally DeVoir added four assists and six steals while Ciera Holland had three steals.
Amanda Painter led CV with 10 points while Haley Painter and Grace Earle had seven points each. Becky Plummer netted three with Whitney Earle and Kayla Schauer scoring two points a piece.
Wyalusing is at Canton Tuesday.
Wellsboro 60, Liberty 39
A big third quarter pushed the Hornets to an NTL girls' basketball win Saturday.
They jumped out to a 16-7 first quarter lead but the Mountaineers clawed back in the second, cutting it to 26-20. Wellsboro then scored 21 in the third to take a 47-27 lead into the final frame.
Jada Jackson had a double-double of 14 points and 12 boards to lead Wellsboro while Alexis Singer had 16 points Sarah Ingerick added 13.
Maggie Smith scored six, Brooke Kohler added five, Jordan Butters netted four while Peyton Wilson had two points and eight assists.
Kelsey Harer led Liberty with 20 points while Chelsea Repard added 10. Crystal Dietrick had five with Mallory Sponenburg and Lacy Graham scoring two points each.
Wellsboro won the JV game 30-11 behind 10 from Jess Grab.
The Hornets travel to Mansfield Tuesday.
Tioga 58, Edison 28
Katelyn Stubbs had 20 points to lead the Tigers to the IAC girls' basketball win Saturday.
Taylor Ayres added 10 points while Olivia Howland had nine. Katelyn Burrage netted eight points with six boards, Lynzy Baker scored seven while Dani Barto had four with seven steals and six assists.
Lexi Swagler added six boards.
Katelyn Warren led Edison with 16 points.
The Spartans won the JV game 34-28 behind 10 from Megan Godfrey.
North Penn 66, Williamson 42
Whitney Holdren exploded for 20 first half points as the Panthers pulled away for the NTL girls' basketball win Saturday.
North Penn led 17-12 after the first quarter then pushed it to 34-17 at the half. They would scored 18 third quarter points to secure the win.
Holdren finished with 23, including six threes, while Britta Berguson had 14 points and Mariah Berguson added 13. Lauren Smith scored six, Krissy Buchanan added four while Cassie Dickinson, Cassie Frederick and Meredith Kline had two points each.
Lori Horton had 27 points and 20 boards to lead the Warriors while Cody Calli added five, Brittany Boyce scored three, Emma Durst, Logan Wilson and Makayla Buttz had two points a piece while Caitlin Chaffee added one.
North Penn won the JV game 34-32.
The Panthers host Athens Tuesday.
Sayre 45, Troy 18
The Redskins had three players in double figures as they picked up an NTL girls' basketball win Saturday.
"I was pleased with the distribution of scoring tonight," remarked Sayre coach Eileen Sparduti. "Our forwards are starting to establish themselves in the scoring column. Great team defensive effort."
Kelly Villanti had 12 points, four steals and six assists for Sayre while Cheyanna Roberts added 14 points. Paige Wampole scored 11, Elyse Skerpon had eight points with seven steals, Chloe Tracy added four while Kristyn Tappan and Lea Pudiak had two points a piece.
Faith Ceely had 11 points to lead Troy while Kelsey Bristol scored four, Samantha Gentile added two and Brooke Losey-Root netted one.
Sayre won the JV game 50-17 behind 15 points from Tracy and 14 from Ali Peet.