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Montrose, Elk Lake girls advance

Mia Snyder nailed six 3-pointers while scoring 21 points and the Montrose defense took care of the rest Tuesday afternoon in the Jill Hoffman-Denise Reddon Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament at Elk Lake.

Snyder outscored Blue Ridge on her own as the Lady Meteors advanced to Wednesday’s title game with a 55-19 rout.

Montrose will meet host Elk Lake at 6 after the Lady Warriors turned in a dominant semifinal effort of their own in a 53-23 victory over Susquehanna.

Blue Ridge and Susquehanna will play for third place at 3:15.

Montrose limited Blue Ridge to 13 points through 3 quarters.

The Lady Meteors got to the foul line in the first quarter, going 5-for-8 while taking an 11-5 lead. Aspen Smith made both her foul shots and also had a basket.

Snyder then hit the first three of her 3-pointers in the second quarter while Montrose built a 26-10 halftime lead.

The Lady Meteors ran away with an 18-3 third quarter that included two more 3-pointers and eight points from Snyder while Smith and Paley Adams were adding four each.

Smith finished with 12 points. Adams and Hayley Pompey added eight each.

Emma Button scored seven points and Leigha McCain hit two 3-pointers to add six for Blue Ridge.

Elk Lake 53, Susquehanna 23

Leah Traver scored 10 of her 12 points in the third quarter when the Lady Warriors broke away.

Elk Lake doubled its 24-12 halftime lead to 41-17 going into the fourth quarter.

Caitlyn Kerr added 10 points.

Lexi Iveson led the Lady Sabers with nine points.

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