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GIRLS: Wolfpack wins in overtime

Shelby Ardo-Boyko scored four points while Wilkes-Barre Area was holding Wallenpaupack without a field goal in overtime to emerge with a 29-25, non-league girls basketball road victory Monday night.

The Wolfpack led a lead get away, then made a defensive stop with the game tied to get into overtime.

Wilkes-Barre Area jumped in front in the extra session and had possession most of the rest of the way, leading to 10 overtime free throws of which the Wolfpack made 4 while outscoring the Lady Buckhorns, 6-2.

Emma Krawczeniuk made two 3-pointers and Diamond Thornton made one in the first quarter as the Wolfpack took a 10-2 lead.

Wilkes-Barre Area managed just six points over the middle quarters, but still led 16-14 before Wallenpaupack caught up in the fourth quarter.

Ella Smith went 9-for-9 from the line while scoring 15 points for the Lady Buckhorns. She had five points in the fourth quarter and hit two free throws for the only two Wallenpaupack overtime points.

Krawczeniuk finished with eight points to lead the Wolfpack. Ardo-Boyko and Thornton had six points each.

Erika Badner had eight points for Wallenpaupack.

In other Monday non-league girls basketball games:

Valley View 52, Tunkhannock 41

Giada Costa led a balanced attack for host Valley View with 13 points.

Alexa Evangelista added 12 points, Molly Murphy 10 and Ella Cooper 9.

Erin Van Ness led the Lady Tigers with 23 points.

Wyoming Area 55, Lackawanna Trail 25

Halle Kranson scored 17 points and led the defensive pressure as Wyoming Area rolled to the home-court win.

Morgan Janeski added 14 points and 5 rebounds while Anna Wisnewski had 10 points.

Mackenzie Schirg and Nadia Toth scored six points each for the Lady Lions.

Wyoming Area scored 10 straight points over the last four minutes of the first quarter for a 12-1 lead, then 12 straight during the second quarter to open a 29-6 lead.

Mid Valley 58, Hanover Area 21

Mid Valley blew the game open in the second quarter on the way to a easy, home-court victory.

The win was the first for the Spartanettes after an 0-3 start.

Wyoming Valley West 52, Nanticoke 31

Anya Richet scored 12 points and Mackenzie Perluke added 11 as Wyoming Valley West improved to 3-0 with the home-court win.

Richet had eight points in a 20-6 fourth quarter as the Lady Spartans ran away after only leading by seven.

Wyoming Valley West limited Nanticoke to three field goals in the first half and one in the fourth quarter.

Claudia Siegfied scored all eight of her points in the first half. She hit two 3-pointers in the second quarter when Wyoming Valley West stretched a 13-10 lead to 25-16.

Claire Aufiero had 12 points and Caitlyn Majiros added 11 for Nanticoke.

Old Forge 45, West Scranton 33

Old Forge improved to 3-0 with the road win.

Lakeland 56, Susquehanna 38

Alexia Bauer scored 17 of her 26 points in the first half as host Lakeland opened a 39-18 lead.

Bauer had eight points, Jillian Contorno had five and Kaylyn Davis hit a 3-pointer when the Lady Chiefs outscored the Lady Sabers, 21-2, in the second quarter.

Lexi Iveson led Susquehanna with 18 points.

Mountain View 38, Delaware Valley 17

Mountain View shut out host Delaware Valley in the third quarter, then opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer for a 32-10 lead.

The Lady Eagles improved to 4-1 while dropping the Lady Warriors to 2-2.

Lake-Lehman 59, Southern Columbia 39

Ella Wilson poured in 28 points and Hailey Kline added 20 as Lake-Lehman handled visiting Southern Columbia.

Marian Catholic 55, Wyoming Seminary 36

Frankie Martinelli scored 10 of her 19 points in the first quarter to lead Marian Catholic.

Martinelli helped the visitors open an 18-5 halftime lead.

Wyoming Seminary fought back to get within 28-20 at halftime.

Cassidy Skoronski scored 11 points to lead Wyoming Seminary.


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