SAYRE - After a close first quarter the Redskins pulled away from the Panthers in NTL girl's basketball action Tuesday, 56-28.

Sayre led 12-10 after the opening quarter then pushed that lead to 24-14 at the half. They outscored Northeast 32-14 in the second half.

"A great game on both hands," Sayre coach Bill Trump said. "The ladies handled the pressure well. A great defensive effort."

Kelly Villanti had 15 points to lead Sayre while Kelsey Young added 14 and five boards.

Mollie Robinson had 10 points, five assists, four steals and two blocks for the Redskins while Adrienne Malorzo and Elyse Skerpon had six points each. Skerpon added seven boards, four steals and three assists.

Cheyenna Roberts and Krystin Tappan had two points each to round out the Sayre scoring.

Lydia Werner had 15 points, two blocks and two rebounds to lead the Panthers while Angelia Laudermilch and Alyssa Coon had five points each while Alyssa Turner added two to round out the Northeast Bradford scoring.

Laudermilch added 12 boards while Calla Martin added five steals, four assists and three rebounds.

Sayre won the JV game 31-25. Werner had 13 to lead all scorers while Roberts had six for Sayre.

Wyalusing 57, Wellsboro 41

WYALUSING - Kasey DeVoir and Mackenzie Martin each netted 14 points to lead the Wyalusing Rams to a 57-41 win over the visiting Wellsboro Green Hornets on Tuesday.

"Roni Morrison, Savannah Schools and Ciera Holland did a nice defensive job tonight," Wyalusing coach Jon Schulze said.

Also scoring for the Rams were Arielle Kneller with nine, Savannah Schools with eight and Paighton Martin and Veronica Morrison each with six.

Kneller led the Rams on the boards with eight rebounds while Morrison had five and Schools pulled down four. Kneller had a team-high three blocked shots and led the team with two assists.

Kneller shared the team lead in steals with Mackenzie Martin, each recording six steals.

Mackenzie Marple paced the Green Hornet offense with 11 points followed by Kim Acorn with nine, Jordan Butters with eight and Jada Jackson with seven. Hannah Zuchowski, Sarah Ingerick and Kiana Acorn each finished with two points for the Green Hornets.

The Rams remain tied for the NTL East lead at 5-1, and begin the second half of NTL East play on Thursday when they host Canton. The Wellsboro JV squad scored a 44-33 win as Alexa Singer and Sarah Ingerick led the Green Hornets with 14 points and Brooke Force and Keon Copp paced the Rams with eight points each.

Towanda 50, Troy 41

The Trojans rallied late but the Knights held on to pick up an NTL East girl's basketball win Tuesday.

A 24-13 halftime lead for Towanda was key as Troy played them even in the second half.

Kaitlin Hallabuk netted 18 to lead the Knights while Alaina Wickwire added 14. Laciann Manning added nine, Alysha Grimes scored seven while Kayla Grimes netted two.

Kelsey Bristol had 15 to lead Troy while Vanessa Benson and Faith Ceeley added eight each. Ceeley also had four assists.

Brooke Mattocks had six points and six boards while Taylor Johnston added four points and seven rebounds.

Troy won the JV game.

The Trojans are at Northeast Bradford on Thursday.

Cowanesque Valley 34, Liberty 25

In a defensive battle the Indians held the Mountaineers scoreless in the fourth quarter to pick up an NTL West girl's basketball win Tuesday.

CV jumped out to an early 19-11 first half lead but Liberty rallied in the third. Ashley Graham had eight of her 12 points, including two threes, help the Mountaineers knot the game up at 25-all going into the fourth.

That's when the Indian's defense clamped down while Grace Earle scored seven of her game high 16 points to give CV the win and keep their district hopes alive.

Blair Williams added eight points for the Indians while Haley Painter netted six and Courtney Schauer scored four.

Brittany Bickhart and Cyrstal Dietrick had six points each for Liberty while Kelsey Harer added three.

Liberty won the JV game 45-14 behind 16 points from Chelsea Repard. Kayla Schauer led CV with eight.

Athens 73, Canton 15

ATHENS - The Wildcats had three scorers in double figures in their NTL East girl's baskteball win Tuesday.

Christin Dunkling had 18 points to lead the way while Monica Dougherty added 12 and Danielle Stopper netted 10.

Mackenzie Warner, Morgan Westbrook and Jensen Dunkling had eight points each while Rachael Donnelly scored five. Danielle Dougherty and Mackenzie Hafer had two points a piece to round out the Athens scorers.

Chelsey Heatley had 11 to lead Canton while Makenzy Route and Abby Herman had two points each.

Athens won the JV game 40-21 behind 21 points from Hannah Reid and 18 from Westbrook.

NRCS 50, Elmira Christian 23

ELMIRA, N.Y. - Cristen Mosier had a double-double with 20 points and 10 steals to lead the Eagles on Tuesday.

Mosier added six boards, two assists and two blocks and Sarah Malkemes had eight points, while Bekah Roberts had six points and Olivia Noone had four points.

Cali Jennings had three points in the game and Emily Lykens, C.J. Miller, Kendra Brown and Aileen Crane each had two points and Larissa Altieri added one point.

Malkemes had three steals, four boards and two assists and Noone had six boards, while Altieri had three steals and four boards. Lykens had four rebounds and two steals and Roberts had six boards.

Williamson 64, North Penn 47

Lori Horton had a triple double, with 20 points, 23 rebounds and 10 block shots, along with three steals, and Kim Daugherty had 25 points, 13 rebounds and six steals for the Warriors.

Cheyenne Jones had nine points for Williamson and Jamie Cook had six points, while Jenna Hugic and Caitlin Chaffee both had two points.

Jones had seven boards, two blocks, two steals and two assists and Hugic had five boards, two assists, a block and a steal and Cook had seven assists, two steals, a block and a rebound.

Mariah Berguson led North Penn with 16 and Kaitlyn Garverick had 11, while Whitney Holdren had 10 points.

Britta Berguson had six points and Meredith Kline and Kirsten Berguson had two each in the game.

South Williamsport 42, Sullivan County 39

The Griffins trailed by nine at the half and despite a second-half rally came up a little short on Tuesday.

Cortney Rubert led Sullivan County with 14 and Addie Jordan had 12 in the game.

Shelby Zeller had nine points and Kelly Kramer and Crystal Riebe each finished with two points.

South won the JV game 28-20. Alexis Kiess led Sullivan County with 11 points.

SAYRE - After a close first quarter the Redskins pulled away from the Panthers in NTL girl's basketball action Tuesday, 56-28.

Sayre led 12-10 after the opening quarter then pushed that lead to 24-14 at the half. They outscored Northeast 32-14 in the second half.

"A great game on both hands," Sayre coach Bill Trump said. "The ladies handled the pressure well. A great defensive effort."

Kelly Villanti had 15 points to lead Sayre while Kelsey Young added 14 and five boards.

Mollie Robinson had 10 points, five assists, four steals and two blocks for the Redskins while Adrienne Malorzo and Elyse Skerpon had six points each. Skerpon added seven boards, four steals and three assists.

Cheyenna Roberts and Krystin Tappan had two points each to round out the Sayre scoring.

Lydia Werner had 15 points, two blocks and two rebounds to lead the Panthers while Angelia Laudermilch and Alyssa Coon had five points each while Alyssa Turner added two to round out the Northeast Bradford scoring.

Laudermilch added 12 boards while Calla Martin added five steals, four assists and three rebounds.

Sayre won the JV game 31-25. Werner had 13 to lead all scorers while Roberts had six for Sayre.

Wyalusing 57, Wellsboro 41

WYALUSING - Kasey DeVoir and Mackenzie Martin each netted 14 points to lead the Wyalusing Rams to a 57-41 win over the visiting Wellsboro Green Hornets on Tuesday.

"Roni Morrison, Savannah Schools and Ciera Holland did a nice defensive job tonight," Wyalusing coach Jon Schulze said.

Also scoring for the Rams were Arielle Kneller with nine, Savannah Schools with eight and Paighton Martin and Veronica Morrison each with six.

Kneller led the Rams on the boards with eight rebounds while Morrison had five and Schools pulled down four. Kneller had a team-high three blocked shots and led the team with two assists.

Kneller shared the team lead in steals with Mackenzie Martin, each recording six steals.

Mackenzie Marple paced the Green Hornet offense with 11 points followed by Kim Acorn with nine, Jordan Butters with eight and Jada Jackson with seven. Hannah Zuchowski, Sarah Ingerick and Kiana Acorn each finished with two points for the Green Hornets.

The Rams remain tied for the NTL East lead at 5-1, and begin the second half of NTL East play on Thursday when they host Canton. The Wellsboro JV squad scored a 44-33 win as Alexa Singer and Sarah Ingerick led the Green Hornets with 14 points and Brooke Force and Keon Copp paced the Rams with eight points each.

Towanda 50, Troy 41

The Trojans rallied late but the Knights held on to pick up an NTL East girl's basketball win Tuesday.

A 24-13 halftime lead for Towanda was key as Troy played them even in the second half.

Kaitlin Hallabuk netted 18 to lead the Knights while Alaina Wickwire added 14. Laciann Manning added nine, Alysha Grimes scored seven while Kayla Grimes netted two.

Kelsey Bristol had 15 to lead Troy while Vanessa Benson and Faith Ceeley added eight each. Ceeley also had four assists.

Brooke Mattocks had six points and six boards while Taylor Johnston added four points and seven rebounds.

Troy won the JV game.

The Trojans are at Northeast Bradford on Thursday.

Cowanesque Valley 34, Liberty 25

In a defensive battle the Indians held the Mountaineers scoreless in the fourth quarter to pick up an NTL West girl's basketball win Tuesday.

CV jumped out to an early 19-11 first half lead but Liberty rallied in the third. Ashley Graham had eight of her 12 points, including two threes, help the Mountaineers knot the game up at 25-all going into the fourth.

That's when the Indian's defense clamped down while Grace Earle scored seven of her game high 16 points to give CV the win and keep their district hopes alive.

Blair Williams added eight points for the Indians while Haley Painter netted six and Courtney Schauer scored four.

Brittany Bickhart and Cyrstal Dietrick had six points each for Liberty while Kelsey Harer added three.

Liberty won the JV game 45-14 behind 16 points from Chelsea Repard. Kayla Schauer led CV with eight.

Athens 73, Canton 15

ATHENS - The Wildcats had three scorers in double figures in their NTL East girl's baskteball win Tuesday.

Christin Dunkling had 18 points to lead the way while Monica Dougherty added 12 and Danielle Stopper netted 10.

Mackenzie Warner, Morgan Westbrook and Jensen Dunkling had eight points each while Rachael Donnelly scored five. Danielle Dougherty and Mackenzie Hafer had two points a piece to round out the Athens scorers.

Chelsey Heatley had 11 to lead Canton while Makenzy Route and Abby Herman had two points each.

Athens won the JV game 40-21 behind 21 points from Hannah Reid and 18 from Westbrook.

NRCS 50, Elmira Christian 23

ELMIRA, N.Y. - Cristen Mosier had a double-double with 20 points and 10 steals to lead the Eagles on Tuesday.

Mosier added six boards, two assists and two blocks and Sarah Malkemes had eight points, while Bekah Roberts had six points and Olivia Noone had four points.

Cali Jennings had three points in the game and Emily Lykens, C.J. Miller, Kendra Brown and Aileen Crane each had two points and Larissa Altieri added one point.

Malkemes had three steals, four boards and two assists and Noone had six boards, while Altieri had three steals and four boards. Lykens had four rebounds and two steals and Roberts had six boards.

Williamson 64, North Penn 47

Lori Horton had a triple double, with 20 points, 23 rebounds and 10 block shots, along with three steals, and Kim Daugherty had 25 points, 13 rebounds and six steals for the Warriors.

Cheyenne Jones had nine points for Williamson and Jamie Cook had six points, while Jenna Hugic and Caitlin Chaffee both had two points.

Jones had seven boards, two blocks, two steals and two assists and Hugic had five boards, two assists, a block and a steal and Cook had seven assists, two steals, a block and a rebound.

Mariah Berguson led North Penn with 16 and Kaitlyn Garverick had 11, while Whitney Holdren had 10 points.

Britta Berguson had six points and Meredith Kline and Kirsten Berguson had two each in the game.

South Williamsport 42, Sullivan County 39

The Griffins trailed by nine at the half and despite a second-half rally came up a little short on Tuesday.

Cortney Rubert led Sullivan County with 14 and Addie Jordan had 12 in the game.

Shelby Zeller had nine points and Kelly Kramer and Crystal Riebe each finished with two points.

South won the JV game 28-20. Alexis Kiess led Sullivan County with 11 points.