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January 7, 2014

Area roundup: Amber Renz leads Danville past Williamsport

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Danville 70, Williamsport 56

Amber Renz and Jaynelle Robinson went toe-to-toe in the none-league match-up in Williamsport.

Robinson scored more than Renz with 32 to Renz’s 30, but Danville pulled out the road victory. The Ironmen erased a first-quarter deficit, out-scoring the Millionaires by 10 in the second quarter.

Mount Carmel 61, Benton 25

BENTON — The Red Tornadoes held just a 5-point lead after one quarter, but exploded down the stretch to cruise to the rout of the Tigers on Monday night.

Ali Varano led Mount Carmel with a 22-point performance while Marua Fiamoncini and Jen Bolick each added eight.

Benton was held to single-digits all four quarters and the Red Tornadoes built a 26-12 halftime lead.

The win improves Mount Carmel to 7-2 on the season.

Southern Columbia 54, Bloomsburg 49

CATAWISSA — Southern Columbia trailed by six heading into the fourth quarter but flipped the script in the final frame for a HAC crossover win.

Mackenzie Clark led the Tigers with 12 points, scoring six points in the fourth quarter to spark the comeback victory. Rachel Seidel led the Panthers with 14 points.

Loyalsock 65, Selinsgrove 43

LOYALSOCK — Selinsgrove trailed early after the first quarter and were unable to comeback, falling to Loyalsock in the HAC crossover game.

Jess Kerstetter led the Seals with 11 points and Becca Bausinger knocked down two 3-pointers for Selinsgrove.

Greenwood 44, East Juniata 26

MILLERSTOWN — Mallory Fortenbaugh led the way for the Wildcats with 13 points and Morgan Kauffman added 12 — including going a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line — as Greenwood defeated its Tri-Valley League rival.

East Juniata’s Maddie Trego led the Tigers with 10 points.

Mifflinburg 53, Central Columbia 38

MIFFLINBURG — It was just a 7-point game heading into the fourth quarter, but the Wildcats scored 21 to get past Central Columbia in the HAC crossover game.

Julia McArdle-Coe led Mifflinburg with 13 points while teammate Kayla Kline scored 12. The win improves the Wildcats to 7-2 on the season.

Taylor Knorr led Central Columbia with 11 points.

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