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GIRLS ROUNDUP: Coleman leads Abington Heights to road victory

Maggie Coleman scored 17 points Friday night to lead Abington Heights to a 53-43, road victory over Holy Redeemer in a non-league game between ranked girls basketball teams.

The result leaves both teams with 2-2 records.

Abington Heights is the No. 5 Big School in the Riverfront Sports Super Six Basketball Power Rankings of District 2 teams while Holy Redeemer is the No. 3 Small School.

Madison Zalewski and Coleman each had a nine-point quarter during the two stretches the Lady Comets used to win the game.

Zalewski had 9 of her 13 points in the first quarter when Abington Heights opened a 19-9 lead.

Mia Ashton scored all 13 of her points in the first half for Holy Redeemer, which closed to within 27-24 at the break.

Coleman then led an 18-5 third quarter by Abington Heights.

Peyton Houlihan from Abington Heights and Angelina Corridoni from Holy Redeemer each had 10 points in the game.

In other girls basketball games, all non-league matchups, Friday:

Dallas 47, Lackawanna Trail 34

Dallas scored the game’s last seven points to pull away from visiting Lackawanna Trail.

The Lady Mountaineers shut out the Lady Lions over the final 6:16.

Elizabeth Viglone scored 16 points to lead Dallas.

Mackenzie Schirg scored 13 points and Samantha Duffy 12 for Lackawanna Trail.

Hazleton Area 54, Pottsville 20

Sophia Shults scored 16 points to lead Hazleton Area to the romp on the road.

Shults had 12 of her points in the first half when the Lady Cougars opened a 30-8 lead.

Lacie Kringe scored all nine of her points in the first half, then Lynzee Buglio scored her nine in the second half.

Kringe also had six rebounds, six assists and four steals.

Wilkes-Barre Area 48, West Scranton 22

Wilkes-Barre Area opened a 33-6 lead late in the half and coasted in from there for the home-court victory.


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