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January 16, 2014

Lancers win showdown with Seneca

WATTSBURG — General McLane is the last remaining unbeaten team in Region 4 following its 42-34 win over Seneca on Thursday.

The Lancers, ranked No. 10 in the state in Class AA in the latest Harrisburg Patriot-News rankings, improved to 11-1 overall and 6-0 in Region 4. Seneca, an honorable mention in the same rankings, dropped to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the region.

Celeste Seidel led the Lancers with 17 points and nine rebounds. Michelle Jahn added 12 points. Katie Rodrigues finished with seven points and nine rebounds.

Franklin too much for ’Dogs

FRANKLIN — Angelina Starr poured in 21 points to lead Franklin to a 54-21 win over Meadville in Region 5 girls basketball action on Thursday.

Starr led all scorers to help the Knights improve to 8-5 overall and 4-2 in the region. Becca Gravatt added 15 points, while Abby Jones contributed 12 markers in the win.

Cadi McCoy finished with 10 points to lead the Bulldogs (2-10, 1-4).

Orioles rout Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — Aleece Shiffer poured in 20 points to lead Rocky Grove to a 61-28 win over Jamestown during a Region 1 girls basketball showdown on Thursday.

Schiffer’s point total was good to lead all scorers for the Orioles (7-6, 1-1 Region 1). Amber Nerlich added 17 points, while Lauren Swatzler chipped in with 10 markers.

Kaitlin Liszka finished with eight points and nine rebounds to pace the Muskies (0-9, 0-2).

Eagles top Panthers

SAEGERTOWN — Saegertown led 12-9 at the half. But Youngsville outscored the Panthers 14-7 in the third quarter on its way to a 29-25 win on Thursday in Region 3 girls basketball action.

Kennedy Cratty led the Eagles with 15 points, while Karissa Cratty added eight points.

Maile Chang knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 10 points to pace the Panthers (8-5, 2-4 Region 3).

Spa rolls past Tigers

GUYS MILLS — Cambridge Springs used a balanced scoring attack to notch a 47-18 win over Maplewood on Thursday in Region 3 girls basketball action.

The Lady Blue Devils (6-5, 4-2 Region 3) had 10 players score, including seven with four or more points. Paige Wolfrom led the way with nine points. MacKayla Kurt and Madison Seher added seven points each.

Jessa Covine led the Tigers (1-10, 0-5) with five points.

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