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GIRLS ROUNDUP: Scranton romps

Finley Bittenbender hit three 3-pointers while scoring 16 points as Scranton rolled over visiting Holy Cross, 59-23, in one of Friday night’s season-opening girls basketball games.

The game matched teams that are ranked sixth – Scranton among Big Schools; Holy Cross among Small Schools – in the season-opening Riverfront Sports Super Six Basketball Power Rankings of District 2 teams.

Kamryn Alers added 13 points for the Lady Knights.

Jenna Luciani led Holy Cross with 11 points.

In other Friday non-league games:

Nanticoke 42, North Pocono 31

Claire Aufiero scored 12 of her 17 points in the second half as Nanticoke broke open a one-point game on the road.

Aufiero had eight in the third quarter when the Trojanettes stretched a 20-19 halftime lead to 33-25.

Samantha Bajor led North Pocono with eight points.

Delaware Valley 28, Mid Valley 21

Delaware Valley held visiting Mid Valley to four second-half points while rallying for the victory.

Mountain View 59, MMI Prep 11

Vanessa Harvey scored 20 points and Addison Kilmer added 17 for Mountain View in the home-court win.

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