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February 12, 2014

HAC moves girls basketball playoff games

COAL TOWNSHIP — GIRLS BASKETBALL

Due to forecasted bad weather on Thursday the semifinals of the Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament have been pushed back to Friday, and they will be played at Shamokin High School.

As of press time on Tuesday, neither the participating teams nor the times of the games were announced.

The girls championship game will be played along with the boys HAC final on Saturday at Williamsport High School at times to be announced. The boys semifinal games are scheduled for Friday at Montoursville High School.

Danville 56,

Midd-West 15

DANVILLE — The Ironmen clinched the HAC-I title after they jumped out to a 28-8 halftime lead as 10 different girls scored in the game.

Amber Renz led Danville (20-2, 12-2 HAC-I) with 19 points and Paige Harris added 10 for the Ironmen.

Danville will play in the HAC Tournament beginning Friday. The Ironmen’s opponent is yet to be determined.

Lewisburg 46,

Southern Col. 42 (OT)

CATAWISSA — Roughly four minutes after Akilah McFadden hit a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime, she made three free throws in the extra period to give the Green Dragons the HAC-II victory.

Led by McFadden, who finished with 10 points on the night, Lewisburg (10-12, 4-10 HAC-II) rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half.

Shikellamy 44,

Jersey Shore 11

JERSEY SHORE — Next up for the Braves in the District 4 playoffs after they finished their regular season by crushing the Bulldogs in the HAC-I matchup.

Kelsey Zimmerman scored 14 points and Andrea Amerman had 10 in the win for Shikellamy (13-8 overall).

Mifflinburg 57,

Selinsgrove 37

MIFFLINBURG — The Wildcats out-scored the Seals 28-12 in the first half en route to the HAC-I win.

Julia McArdle-Coe scored 15 points and Kayla Kline had 11 to lead Mifflinburg (17-5).

Halifax 74,

Line Mountain 49

HALIFAX — Fourteen points apiece from Morgan Cox and Kylee Sorichetti lifted the Wildcats to the Tri-Valley League win.

Cox also had six rebounds and six assists for Halifax (17-5, 14-2 TVL), plus Brianna Turner added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Wildcats.

Joelle Snyder scored a game-high 21 points and Colleen Troutman had nine points and13 rebounds for Line Mountain (9-12, 8-8).

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