McCort girls lose in 2A title game

HERSHEY — Putting three players into double figures, Minersville capped its undefeated run to the PIAA’s Class 2A girls’ basketball championship with a 63-49 victory over Bishop McCort Thursday afternoon at Hershey’s Giant Center.

Maggie Wigoda scored 22 points, Emily Mealey hammered out a powerful double-double (17 points/17 rebounds) and Adrienne Kroznuskie numbered 11 points for the undefeated Battlin’ Miners (31-0), who unloaded a 27-point salvo in the second quarter that enabled Jared Homa’s club to grab a 37-21 lead at the halftime break.

Haley Thomas and Aunna Yingling each netted 13 points for Bishop McCort, the District 6 champion. The Crimson Crushers (25-5) also picked up 10 points from Isabella Hunt.

— The Associated Press