Parker's shot lifts Towanda girls to tourney final.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 9, 2017


TOWANDA -- The Towanda girls edged Blue Ridge 32-31 on a shot by Taylor Parker with 10 seconds left.

Towanda led 14-5 after one quarter and 19-9 at the half, before Blue Ridge fought back.

Hannah Chandler had 11 points for Towanda and Kristen Leljedal had 10 points.

Erin Barrett had seven points and Lindsey Leljedal and Parker each had two points.

Barrett added six boards and Kristin Leljedal had three. Barrett also had two blocks.

Abby Hartman had 14 points to lead Blue Ridge.

Western Wayne 33, Sayre 30, OT

"I believe there is such things as good loses," Sayre coach Eileen Sparduti said. "And this would be one. It is never bad to start off with a dog fight. It was ours to win and we let it slip away. Finishing is a major part of close games. These lessons will serve us well in the next 21 games and beyond."

Sayre trailed 13-11 at the half, but outscored Western Wayne 8-0 in the third, before being outscored 12-6 in the fourth.

Steph Klovekorn had 12 points for Sayre and Blair Wampole, Emily Moore and Camry Lane had four points each, while Emily Sutryk, Amber Merrill and Madi Wheeler had two points each.

Wampole had 10 boards and four blocked shots, with two steals and Lane had five assists, while Emily Moore had three steals and two assists. Klovekorn had three steals.


Bloomsburg 69, Towanda 56

Bloomsburg outscored Towanda 25-9 in the fourth quarter to get the win.

Luke Tama led Towanda with 18 points and Dalton Potter had 15 in the game.

Lar Thomason had 14 points, with four threes, including three in the first quarter.

Braydon Manchester had six points and Matt Madigan had two, while Damien Thurston had one point.

Tama and Madigan had four rebounds each and Dylan Hartmann had three boards.

Tama and Potter each had two steals.

Evan Long led Bloomsburg with 34 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, with 10-for-10 shooting from the foul line. Logan Klinger had 24 for Bloomsburg.


Johnson City 87, Athens 63

Gavin Stein had 22 points for Athens in the loss.

Mateo Baglini and Aaron Lane had 13 each and Ethan Lane finished with 10 points.

Damian Hudson had three points for Athens and Brady Smith had two points.

Xavier Hill led Johnson City with 2 and Keith Harris had 19, while Ladarius Thompson had 17 points.