Lady Trojans launch TVL season with victory
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U. Dauphin 53
ELIZABETHVILLE - Laura Sweger and Taylor Brown tallied 16 points apiece as the Trojans started the Tri-Valley League season off on a positive note with a victory over the Wildcats.
Sweger scored 12 of her points in the middle quarters and finished with nine blocks.
Brown helped Upper Dauphin close out the victory when she hit a 3-pointer and hit 6-of-8 from the foul line down the stretch.
Sch. Valley 54
Pine Grove 53
LEESPORT - Becky Evans poured in a game-high 31 points and added seven assists, eight steals and eight rebounds in the Cardinals' non-league loss to the Panthers.
Evans hit an apparent 3-pointer with 7 seconds left that would have tied the game at 54. Officials ruled the shot a 2-pointer when time had expired.
Morgan Edge added 11 points for Pine Grove, which has been involved in three down-to-the-wire games to start the season.
HAMBURG - Brittany Smeltz led the Dawgs with eight points in a loss to the Eagles in the championship game of the Hamburg Tip-Off Tournament.
Tri-Valley was down 11-10 after the first quarter but Cocalico outscored the Dawgs 50-27 the rest of the way to pick up the win.
U. Dauphin 37
CAMP HILL - McKenzie Miller and Taylor Brown scored nine points for the Trojans as they fell to Northeastern in the championship game of the Camp Hill Tip-Off Tournament.
Pine Grove 40
N. Lebanon 38
FREDERICKSBURG - Becky Evans recorded a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals as the Cardinals held on to win the consolation game of the Northern Lebanon Tip-Off Tournament.
Evans also went 7-for-9 from the free throw line.