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Lady Lions, Tigers have good nights

MILL HALL — Altoona overcame a three-point deficit to begin the fourth quarter and edged Central Mountain, 45-44, in high school girls basketball action on Friday.

Adalynn Cherry, who led the Lady Lions with 17 points, hit a free throw to put Altoona up by one point. Kaylee Smith then sealed the win with a rebound after two missed Central Mountain free throws in the final seconds.

Adaliz Corbin added 14 points for Altoona, now 10-6.

ALTOONA (45): Rupert 1 0-0 2, Cherry 4 6-9 17, Smith 2 2-2 7, Corbin 7 0-0 14, Lane 1 0-0 3, Barron 0 0-0 0, Gibson 0 0-2 0, Burchfield 0 0-0 0, Cree 1 0-0 2. Totals — 16 8-13 45.

CENTRAL MOUNTAIN (44): Baker 2 0-0 5, Fisher 1 0-2 3, Kapysciensky 0 1-2 1, Renninger 4 6-10 15, McCann 6 0-2 13, Jones 2 3-7 7. Totals — 15 10-23 44.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Altoona…………………12 10 12 11 — 45

Central Mountain… 13 11 13 7 — 44

3-point goals: Altoona 5 (Cherry 3, Smith, Lane); Central Mountain 4 (Baker, Fisher, Renninger, McCann).

Records: Altoona (10-6); Central Mountain (11-6).

JV: No game.

Lady Tigers dominate

STATE COLLEGE — Hollidaysburg jumped out to a 23-2 lead after one quarter and beat State College, 56-29, in girls basketball.

Marin Miller led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, and Sydney Lear scored 11.

Hollidaysburg, which led 51-20 going into the fourth quarter, improved to 7-5.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (56): Miller 8 9-9 27, Smith 0 0-0 0, Lear 4 2-3 11, Figard 2 0-0 4, Hatajik 1 1-2 3, Stitt 2 0-0 5, Steiner 0 0-0 0, DiPangrazio 0 0-0 0, Shoemaker 2 1-2 6, Kordish 0 0-0 0, Reed 0 0-0 0, Dawson 0 0-0 0. Totals — 19 13-16 56.

STATE COLLEGE (29): Courdret 1 0-0 2, Russell 0 0-0 0, Donnell 2 2-2 8, D. Tsarnakova 3 0-0 6, Lenze 4 1-1 9, Huggins 0 2-2 2, McElhinney 0 0-0 0, Lieb 1 0-0 2, Wilson 0 0-0 0, R. Tsarnakova 0 0-2 0. Totals — 11 5-7 29.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Hollidaysburg ……..23 15 13 5 — 56

State College ………..2 13 5 9 — 29

3-point goals: Hollidaysburg 5 (Miller 2, Lear, Stitt, Shoemaker); State College 2 (O’Donnell 2).

Records: Hollidaysburg (7-5).

JV: No game.

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