GIRLS ROUNDUP: Sem snaps losing streak

Ally Vezendy and Alex Wesneski rallied Wyoming Seminary in the fourth quarter of a 42-36 Wyoming Valley Conference crossover girls basketball victory Saturday.

Vezendy and Wesneski each had eight points in the fourth quarter to help the Division 3-leading Blue Knights outscore the Lady Tigers, 16-6, and overcame a four-point deficit.

The game broke a four-game losing streak and improved Wyoming Seminary to 6-4 in the WVC and 8-7 overall.

Tunkhannock is 5-6 and 10-6.

Vezendy and Wesneski finished with 16 points each.

Rebeccca Avery led Tunkhannock with 22 points.

Avery scored all of Tunkhannock’s points for an 8-6 lead after one quarter.

Vezendy hit two of her four 3-pointers in the second quarter to move Wyoming Seminary ahead 16-14 at halftime.

Avery had nine more points in the third quarter.

Hanover Area 47, Wyoming Area 42

Kyleen McCance hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished with 13 points to lead Hanover Area to the WVC crossover win.

McCance helped the Lady Hawkeyes to a 15-6 lead after one quarter.

Tanisha Atherton added 10 points in the win.

Nicole Silinskie had 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter when Wyoming Area cut its 12-point deficit in half. Aleah Kranson added 11 points.

Western Wayne 43, West Scranton 42

Freshman Kaeli Romanowski scored 26 points, including the game-winning 17-footer with four seconds left in overtime, in the Lackawanna League Division 1-2 crossover victory.

Old Forge 68, Riverside 63

Old Forge knocked off Riverside in the Lackawanna Division 3 game, handing the rival Lady Vikes their second straight loss after a 13-0 start.

Riverside was playing for the first time without freshman point guard Kylie Lavelle, the team’s second-leading scorer.

Lavelle fell on the ice and suffered a broken leg, ending her season.

Lakeland 34, Mid Valley 33

Lakeland won a Lackawanna Division 3 game for the second straight day after losing its previous 20 divisional games.

Susquehanna 56, Forest City 34

Taylor Huyck scored 23 points and Mackenzie Steele added 16 to help Susquehanna remain unbeaten in Lackawanna Division 4.

Huyck had 10 points, including two of her three 3-pointers, in the first quarter for an 18-6 lead.

Steele had 14 points in the first half, including eight in the second quarter for a 30-16 halftime lead.

Huyck then had her last 11 points in the third quarter to build the lead to 46-23.

Mountain View 29, Montrose 27

Mountain View used the win to regain second place in Lackawanna Division 4, bypassing Montrose.

Williamsport 52, Dallas 35

Dallas led by two at halftime and was within two going into the fourth quarter of the non-league game before Williamsport scored 23 points.

Lauren Charlton led Dallas with nine points.

Elsewhere

Wyoming Valley West defeated Crestwood, 54-40, in a WVC Division 1 game. … Elk Lake defeated Lackawanna Trail, 53-41, in Lackawanna Division 4. … Salem Christian downed MMI Prep, 48-17, in a non-league game.

 

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