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EXETER — Meadowbrook Christian's first state quarterfinal game will be remembered for the thrilling last five minutes of regulation, the timeout that wasn't, and the otherworldly foul shooting by a freshman that ended the Lions' historic season.

MECHANICSBURG  — When Meadowbrook Christian's turnover issue carried over into the second half Wednesday, it threatened to undo the Lions' great start, if not sink them in the state second-round game.

HAMBURG — The hurt on their faces was still apparent when the Line Mountain girls basketball walked out of the locker room at Hamburg High School on Tuesday night.

WILLIAMSPORT — Kailey Devlin scored 18 points, Madalyn Fasnacht and Audrey Millett each added seven, and Meadowbrook Christian won the first girls basketball state playoff game in program history Saturday.

MOUNT CARMEL — Katie Witkoski resigned herself to the fact she would have more bruises than points Saturday. Whatever the physical toll, she and her Mount Carmel senior teammates were not about to lose their final game on their home floor.

MILLERSBURG – Emma Miller scored a game-high 17 points, and Millersburg dominated the fourth quarter to pick up a 44-33 victory over Tri-Valley in the first round of the PIAA Class A playoffs on Friday night.

If you weren’t at Danville’s Whitey McCloskey Center for Jersey Shore’s game-opening 14-0 run, or in Milton’s “Jungle” to see Shamokin go ahead by nine after three quarters, you may not understand how much the Lewisburg girls enjoyed their win Tuesday.

MILTON — Madeline Evans scored a game-high 33 points for Bloomsburg in the District 4 Class 3A third-place game on Saturday afternoon at Milton High School as Bloomsburg knocked off Southern Columbia, 55-50.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Fittingly, Mount Carmel calls them Tornado shots since they come from the logos — a stride or two inside the midcourt stripe or roughly 40 feet from the hoop — and everyone practices them all the time just in case.

MONTGOMERY – It took nearly the entire first half for Lourdes Regional to get untracked, but when the Red Raiders finally did, they can punch another ticket to the PIAA playoffs.

CRESSON — When Blaire Balestrini made her third 3-pointer of the game, Shikellamy had shaved its deficit in the Districts 4/6 Class 5A girls basketball championship game by more than half. The Braves had the momentum, and they had 9 minutes and 33 seconds to complete a nearly miraculous comeback.

MILLERSTOWN — Kayla Arnold and Joi Brenite each finished with 11 points for Harrisburg Christian as the Kings ended Greenwood's season in the District 3 Class A consolation game.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Ella Shuck has drawn defenders like moths to a flame for the majority of her four varsity seasons in a Mifflinburg uniform.

MILLERSBURG — Emma Miller and Fallon McFadden scored 14 and 10 points, respectively, to lead Millersburg to the District 3 Class 2A championship game. Jana Strait and Reagan Hale added eight points apiece.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Macie Reed scored 21 points to lead Lourdes Regional to the District 4 Class 1A semifinals. Reed also earned four steals, two rebounds and two assists.

SUNBURY — As the final half-minute of the first half ticked away Tuesday night, Lew Dellegrotti let everyone in Lockcuff Gymnasium and the surrounding community know he wanted Shikellamy to hold for the last shot.

NORTHUMBERLAND — Tournament Most Valuable Player Kailey Devlin scored 22 points to lead Meadowbrook Christian to its first Allegheny Christian Athletic Association title since 2015 with a 40-36 win over rival Northumberland Christian on Saturday.

NORTHUMBERLAND — Jenika Krum hit five 3-pointers while scoring a game-high 19 points and also grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds to lead Northumberland Christian to a 60-24 win over Johnstown Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association Tournament semifinal game Friday.

SUNBURY — The Mount Carmel girls basketball team got off to a commanding start in its 41-18 win over Jersey Shore in the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference semifinals on Thursday at Phil Lockcuff Gymnasium.

NORTHUMBERLAND — Jenika Krum stayed hot from the outside, and the defending Allegheny Christian Athletic Conference Tournament champion Northumberland Christian rolled to a 55-16 win over Calvary Christian Academy in the quarterfinals of the ACAA Tournament at Northumberland Christian School.

MANDATA — Sophomore Tatum Klebon scored 12 of her career high 14 points in the first half for Southern Columbia in their non-conference victory over Line Mountain.

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — In a battle between two District 4 Class 2A playoff teams, Lacey Kreibel drained five triples and scores a game-high 18 points to lead South Williamsport.