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Late trifecta sends Lady Eagles to defeat

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Sarah Weaver hit a 3-pointer with seven seconds left in the game Monday night to lift Punxsutawney to a 44-41 win over Tyrone in girls high school basketball action.

Tyrone fell to 0-2 while Punxsy improved to 2-0.

The Lady Eagles, who got 15 points from Jaida Parker, trailed 13-12 after one quarter and 22-19 at the break. Punxy, which got 17 points from Weaver, was outscored, 14-11, in the third quarter.

However, the Lady Chucks held Tyrone to just eight points in the final frame to pick up the victory.

TYRONE (41): Lewis 0 0-0 0, Ramsey 2 1-2 5, Getz 3 0-0 7, Parker 6 2-4 15, Gibbons 3 2-3 8, Saltsgiver 0 1-2 1, Brodzina 2 0-0 5. Totals 16 6-11 41

PUNXSUTAWNEY (44): Weaver 6 2-5 17, R Preslaid 3 0-0 7, C Preslaid 1 3-4 6, Riley 1 0-0 2, K Griebel 4 0-1 8, D Griebel 1 0-0 2, Hanley 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 5-10 44

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Tyrone 12 7 14 8 — 41

Punxsutawney 13 9 11 11 — 44

Three-Point FG: Tyrone 3 (Getz, Parker, Brodzina); Punxsutawney 5 (Weaver 3, R Preslaid, C Preslaid)

Records: Tyrone (0-2), Punxsutawney (2-0)

JV: Punxsutawney, 37-20. High scorers–Christine, T, 11; Griebel, P, 11.

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