The Cedars bounced back from the Cedar Bowl of girls' basketball loss with an encouraging 56-39 win against Conestoga Valley on Friday night in a Section Two battle in Witmer.
Sparked by three first-quarter 3-point buckets from sophomore point guard Brittany Ulrich, Lebanon stormed out to a 24-8 first-quarter lead and never looked back on the way to improving to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in the section.
Lauren Chambers added 11 points for Ben Brewer's troops, Alicia Haitos and Madison Rakow pitched in with nine apiece.
Carly Richardson led the way for the Cougars with 21 points, while Gabi Gundermann added 11 and Katy McClellan chipped in with 10.
The Vikings got 19 points out of Kristen Lessing to record the win.
In Annville, the mighty Crusaders had their way against the home team behind a quick start and a 25-point outburst from point guard Porscha Speller.
The Crusaders roared out to a 20-5 first-quarter lead and A-C could never adequately respond while falling to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in Section Four.
Alex Siebecker and Kayla Parks led A-C in defeat with 15 points apiece.
In Lancaster, the Beavers' produced a furious, but ill-fated, fourth-quarter comeback bid that fell just short in the end.
Down 30-21 at the half and 44-31 after three quarters, the Beavers erupted for 22 fourth-quarter points that weren't quite enough.
Holly Marinkov paced Catholic (4-3, 1-3 Section Four) with 16 points, Helene Reist added 14 and Catherine Gross contributed 10.
Now 3-4 overall and 2-2 in Section Three, Elco managed just four final-period points after the teams ended the third period in a 31-31 deadlock.
Cheyenne Hassler took high-scoring honors for the Raiders with 14 points.
The Streaks led 12-5 after one and 17-12 at halftime before the Falcons outscored them 15-6 in the third to build up the four-point lead it would relinquish over the final eight minutes. The loss dropped Cedar Crest to 2-4 overall and 1-3 in Section One