MERCER COUNTY AREA —
ä Lakeview 59, North Clarion 36 — At Stoneboro, the Sailors advanced to the title game on Friday with a 23-point win over NC.
Casey Greggs fired in 22 points for the Sailors while Dalton Boggs scored 12 and Brandon Rice tallied 11. Mitch Obenrader scored a dozen for North Clarion.
ä Mercer 41, Union 37 — On Saturday, the Lady M’s led 29-17 at halftime,then held off a Union charge in the second half for the victory.
Mercer (1-1) was led by Alexis Arkwright with 15 points, including a pair of treys. The Heaney sisters had 13 and 11 for Union.
Friday 1st round
ä Mohawk 48, Mercer 42 — Grancola garnered 17 points and Brown bucketed 14 for Mohawk, which broke open a 10-all first-quarter stalemater via a 22-point 2nd stanza.
Alexis Arkwright annexed a game-high 21 points for Mercer, while Adelyn Cook connected for 10.
Grove City Kiser Classic
ä Grove City 41, Cochranton 39 — Grove City held off a fourth-quarter charge by the Lady Cardinals to win the tourney title.
Grove City led 21-20 at halftime then held Cochranton to only 3 points in a defensive third period. The Redbirds outscored the host club, 16-13, in the final frame, but it wasn’t enough to keep GC from the crown.
Arianna Sprando canned 14 points and Corianne Hyduchak 12 to spark the victory. Kendell Dickson had 11 points and Abby Clutow 10 in the losing effort.
ä Grove City 55, Greenville 35 — The Lady Eagles got off to a strong start in the Kiser tourney and moved to the finals.
Grove City built a 32-14 lead by halftime against the Lady Trojans and cruised home with the win. Leading the Lady Eagles were Jordyn Wyllie with 13 points and Danyelle Lucido with 10. For Greenville, Jessica Burnett had 11 markers.
West Middlesex Tipoff
ä Slippery Rock 40, West Middlesex 33 — WM only trailed 35-31 with 2 minutes remaining, but the Lady Rockets’ Haley Angerett sank 5 foul shots to secure the win for SR.
Angerett bucketed 15 for Slippery Rock while Alexis Summers scored 12 for the Ms. Reds.
Angerett and Morgan Siebka were named to the All-Tourney Team for SR, along with WM’s Summers and Kelsey Murray, CP’s Emily Kitchen and Lakeview’s Raegen Fisher.
ä Commodore Perry 39, Lakeview 27 — CP rebounded from Friday’s 47-28 loss to WM to capture the consy contest Saturday.
Katie Powell and Emily Kitchen both scored 12 points for the Lady Panthers while Chelsea Davis scored 9 for Lakeview.
Friday 1st round
ä Slippery Rock 72, Lakeview 18 — Slippery Rock roared to a 34-4 first-quarter lead and never looked back.
Haley Angerett and Nicole Papley produced 18 points apiece and Morgan Siebka scored 13 for the Lady Rockets.