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Lady Lions pick up comeback victory

The Altoona Area Lady Lions rallied back from a halftime deficit and held off Harrisburg, 46-38, at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Friday in girls high school basketball action.

Altoona found itself down, 24-19, at halftime, but the Lady Lions roared to a 19-5 advantage in the third quarter to hold a nine-point lead heading to the fourth.

Senior Adalynn Cherry led the Lady Lions (3-1) with 22 points, and Ahnae Robinson scored 14 for Harrisburg.

HARRISBURG (38): Lamelle 2 2-2 6, Hull 2 5-7 9, Brown 0 1-2 1, Robinson 6 2-2 14, Simmons 2 0-0 4, Jenkins 2 0-0 4. Totals — 14 10-13 38.

ALTOONA (46): Rupert 0 3-4 3, Cherry 7 5-6 22, Lane 3 2-2 8, Barron 3 0-0 7, Gibson 1 0-1 2, Smith 1 2-2 4. Totals — 15 12-15 46.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Harrisburg 10 14 5 9 — 38

Altoona 14 5 19 8 — 46

3-point goals: Altoona 4 (Cherry 3, Barron).

Records: Harrisburg (0-1); Altoona (3-1).

JV: Altoona, 49-17. High scorers–Krull, A, 14.

BCC still perfect

DUNCANSVILLE — The Blair County Christian girls are 7-0 after a 40-24 win over DuBois Christian.

The Lady Bobcats, who outscored DuBois, 11-0, in the third quarter, got 18 points from Maddie Snyder, including four 3-pointers.

BLAIR COUNTY CHRISTIAN (40): Snyder 7 0-0 18, Johnston 3 0-0 6, McCoy 4 0-0 8, M. Hileman 2 2-3 6, Duey 1 0-0 2. Totals — 17 2-3 40

DUBOIS CHRISTIAN (24): Deitch 3 1-4 7, Riss 1 0-0 2, G. Deitch 6 1-2 13, Shenkle 1 0-0 2. Totals — 11 2-6 24

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Blair Christian 6 12 11 11 — 40

DuBois Christian 11 7 0 6 — 24

3-point field goals: Blair County Christian 4 (Snyder 4).

Records: DuBois Christian (4-2); Blair County Christian (7-0).

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