For the girls, they remained perfect on the season with a 48-39 win thanks to a 16-point effort from Kaitlyn Carmo, 12 by Kristen Smoluk and 11 more out of Carly Richardson. Palmyra led 18-10 after one quarter but it was just a 38-35 game at the start of the final period before the Cougars hung on for the victory.
On the boys' side, the Cougars (12-5, 7-4 Mid-Penn) trailed 25-20 at halftime before outscoring the Patriots 30-7 in the third quarter to build an 18-point lead and win 63-45. Adam Newhard paced Palmyra with 21 points, while Logan Stovall (14 points) and Trey Baker (12) also hit for double figures.
Elsewhere Monday night, New Covenant's basketball teams both dropped games in Allentown to Lincoln Leadership Academy. In the boys' game, Lincoln bolted out to a 43-22 halftime lead and never looked back, winning 71-47 and dropping the Flames to 2-12 on the season. Nate Dawson led New Covenant with 28 points.
On the girls' side, the Flames (7-4) saw their five-game winning streak snapped with a 48-29 setback. Marcia Copenhaver led the offense with 19 points in a losing cause.