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MIFFLINBURG — Shamokin was held to just 11 points in the first half as Mifflinburg won its tip-off tournament with a 51-42 victory over the Indians on Saturday.
“We had an overall very physical team effort on the defensive end,” said Mifflinburg coach Andre’ Roupp. “We really executed well on the defensive end, and we executed well enough on the offensive end.”
Jordan Wagner led Mifflinburg (2-0) with 11 points and he was named to the all-tourney team along with Braden Lee, who added nine points for the Wildcats.
Dan Delbaugh scored 15 points for Shamokin (1-1). Kevin Carsto and Austin Stine were named to the all-tourney team for the Indians.
East Juniata Tip-Off
n East Juniata 58,
Line Mountain 44
COCOLAMUS — A game-high 23 points from Nick Lorenz powered the Tigers to the victory in their tourney’s championship game.
Lorenz was named the tourney MVP for East Juniata (2-0), while Bailey Coder earned a spot on the all-tourney team for the Tigers. Coder tallied 13 points against the Eagles.
Line Mountain (1-1) was led by Cole Rickert’s 15 points. Rickert was also named to the all-tourney team.
Lourdes Tip-Off Tourn.
n Lourdes Regional 62,
New Hope 58
COAL TOWNSHIP — Zack Oquendo’s double-double helped lift the Red Raiders to a win in their tournament championship game.
Oquendo had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Lourdes (2-0), while Anthony Pennypacker and Matt Savitski led with 17 and 16 points, respectively.
n Tri-Valley 36,
Meadowbrook Chr. 34
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Bulldogs outscored the Lions 20-15 in the second half to pull out the consolation victory. Tyler Baughman had nine points, while Curtis Klodnicki had six points and 11 rebounds for Meadowbrook (0-2).
Perry County Tip-Off
n Susquehannock 54,
MILLERSTOWN — The Wildcats were limited to only 14 points in the second half to fall in the tourney’s consolation game. Tyler Fegley scored 17 points to lead Greenwood (0-2).
Line Mtn. Tip-Off Tourn.
n Penns Valley 40,
Line Mountain 25
MANDATA — The Rams opened up an 11-point lead in the second quarter to take the tournament championship.
Sarah Lahr scored nine points and had four steals to lead Line Mountain (1-1).
n Selinsgrove 50,
MANDATA — Laura Long and Kiersten Craig-Sovic scored 16 points apiece as the Seals captured the consolation game victory.
Long and Craig-Sovic both added five rebounds in the winning effort, and for her part Long was placed onto the all-tournament team for Selinsgrove (1-1).
Lourdes Tip-Off Tourn.
n Lourdes Regional 33,
Marian Catholic 28
COAL TOWNSHIP — Rashal Schultz and Sarah Getchey scored 11 points apiece to lead the Red Raiders to their tournament championship.
n Shamokin 51,
Meadowbrook Chr. 26
COAL TOWNSHIP — A balanced scoring effort lifted the Indians to the win in the consolation game.
Kelsey Yacko tallied 12 points for Shamokin (1-1).
Mifflin Co. Tip-Off Tourn.
n Mifflin County 68,
LEWISTOWN — The Black Panthers fell behind by large margins in the first and third quarters and fell in the consolation game.
Karissa Brown scored 11 points to earn a spot on the all-tournament team along with teammate Emily Baker.
CMVT Tip-Off Tourn.
n Freeland MMI 48,
Northumberland Chr. 30
BLOOMSBURG — Despite the efforts of Alyssa Wesner, the Warriors fell in the tourney’s consolation game. Wesner had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Northumberland Christian (3-3).
n Shikellamy 48,
Central Columbia 36
SUNBURY — Led by a good shooting day by Alexis Angstadt, the Braves opened the season with a solid nonleague win.
Angstadt scored 18 points and Kierra Smith added 13 for Shikellamy (1-0), which pulled away in the game with an 32-point second half.
n Danville 58, Benton 47
BENTON — Amber Renz and Erica Heath combined for 30 points as the Ironmen took their season-opening win over the Tigers. Renz led the way with 18 points for Danville (1-0).
n Cumberland Valley Kickoff Classic
MECHANICSBURG — Defending PIAA champion Ryan Solomon placed first at 195 pounds to lead Milton in the tournament.
In the finals, Solomon pinned Cumberland Valley’s Matthew Hare in 55 seconds. Also for the Black Panthers, Taylor Porter and Ryan Preisch placed second at 145 and 160 pounds, respectively, and Brandon Stoke took seventh at 170.
n Midd-West 52,
Cedar Crest 24
n Camp Hill 42,
n Carlisle 37, Midd-West 22
NEWPORT — Three wrestlers went undefeated on the day for Midd-West — Corey Stauffer, Tanner Ebright, Dylan Hain — to lead the Mustangs.
Hain pinned all three of his opponents, while Stauffer had two pins and Ebright had a win and a major decision on the day for the Mustangs.
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