Pine Grove clinches playoff spot for Div. I


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Pine Grove 65

Panther Val. 28

PINE GROVE - Becky Evans scored the first 10 points of the game as the Cardinals trounced the Panthers in a Division I matchup. The victory clinches a Schuylkill League playoff spot for Division I leader Pine Grove.

Tri-Valley 70

Wms. Valley 25

HEGINS - Tara Nahodil led three players in double figures with 19 points as the Dawgs rolled to a Division II victory over the Vikings on January 29.

Taylor Troutman collected 12 points, while Chelsea Stutzman contributed 11 for Tri-Valley.

Kate Whelski led Williams Valley with 11 points.

U. Dauphin 41

E. Juniata 33

ELIZABETHVILLE - Taylor Brown and Katie Schwenk helped reignite the Trojans over the first three minutes of the fourth quarter as the Trojans pulled away for a Tri-Valley League win over the Tigers.

Schwenk finished with a game-high 16 points, while Brown and Tori Cleveland added eight apiece.

Upper Dauphin led 24-8 midway through the second quarter, but East Juniata sliced that lead before the Trojans surged back ahead after a timeout in the fourth.

Halifax 70

Line Mtn. 51

HALIFAX - Morgan Cox scored 24 points to lead Halifax over the Eagles (4-13).

Colleen Troutman scored 17 points and Sarah Lahr 10 for Line Mountain.

Minersville 55

Wms. Valley 35

TOWER CITY - Reighly Melochick paced a trio of double-digit scorers with 18 points as the Battlin' Miners topped the Vikings in a Division II contest.

Sarah Walasavage added 13 points and Leah Leshko tallied 12 points for Minersville.

Haley Nestor scored 10 points to lead Williams Valley.

Tri-Valley 63

S. Haven 22

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Tara Nahodil scored 12 of her game-high 25 points during the second quarter to carry the Dawgs to a Division II win over the Hurricanes.

Juli Weber added 13 points and Taylor Troutman compiled 11 for Tri-Valley, which used the outburst to turn a three-point lead into a 23-point spread at the break.

Pine Grove 68

Jim Thorpe 24

PINE GROVE - Becky Evans had a double-double with 18 points and 14 assists as the Cardinals rolled past the Olympians in a Division I contest.

Evan scored 15 of her points in the first half and had 11 assists as Pine Grove raced out to a 51-15 halftime edge.

Samantha Bertasavage added 13 points for the Cardinals.

U. Dauphin 35

Greenwood 25

MILLERSTOWN - Taylor Brown hit two 3-pointers in the second quarter, while Alenna Mace added a bucket and two blocks to help spark the Trojans to a Tri-Valley League victory over the Wildcats.

Brown finished the night with 11 points as Upper Dauphin fell behind 11-6 after the first quarter but went on a 12-4 run in the second to take an 18-15 halftime lead.

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