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Southern Fulton 48, Berlin 36 >> Southern Fulton’s defense clamped down on Berlin in the second half Saturday afternoon and captured a 48-36 non-league victory.

The Mountaineers managed only 11 points after the halftime break, while the Indians erased a one-point deficit by scoring 24 in the latter half.

Olivia Mottern had the hot hand for SF (1-0), scoring 24 points, including a 10-for-13 effort at the free throw line, and had nine rebounds. Celina Merchant contributed 12 boards and five assists.

Southern Fulton 48, Berlin 36

So. Fulton (48)

Celina Merchant 2 2-6 6, Lakyn Morton 3 0-0 8, Shaye Smartt 0 1-4 1, Maddie Baker 0 0-0 0, Emily Bradshaw 1 0-0 2, Drew Hann 3 0-0 7, Olivia Mottern 7 10-13 24, Jessie Covalt. Totals — 16 13-23 48..

Berlin (36)

Eckenrode 2 0-0 4, Lupeck 2 0-0 4, Hay 4 0-0 10, DeArmitt 1 0-2 2, Flick 1 0-0 2, Harding 4 2-3 10, Smith 2 0-2 4.. Totals — 14 2-7 36.

So. Fulton _ 12 _ 12 _ 8 _ 16 _ — _ 48

Berlin _ 13 _ 12 _ 4 _ 7 _ — _ 36

3-point goals — SF 3 (Morton 2, Hann), Ber 2 (Hay 2).

JV: Southern Fulton 19, Berlin 17. Emily Bradshaw scored 10 points and Drew Gordon had 10 rebounds.

Mercersburg Academy 60, Westtown 38 >> Mercersburg trailed 10-2 in the opening minutes, but got its offense in gear quickly and led 27-14 at the end of one quarter on its way to a non-league victory over Westtown.

The Moose hit their first few shots and Mercersburg had some turnovers, but the Blue Storm turned it around.

Sarah Lyman poured in a career-high 25 points to lead Mercersburg (1-0), and she got help from Tori Yoder (13) and Molly Taylor (10). Lyman also had 10 rebounds, Taylor had five assists and Yoder had seven rebounds and four steals.

Blue Storm coach Katie LaRue said, “We played well because we played as a team, and we showed improvement on defense. We’ve been emphasizing that.”

Mercersburg 60, Westtown 38

Mercersburg (60)

Molly Taylor 4 0-0 10, Sarah Lyman 10 3-4 25, Tori Yoder 4 3-4 13, Isiuwa Oghagbon 4 1-2 9, Joana Santos 1 0-1 2, Sam Goldman 0 1-2 1, Maddi Jones 0 0-0 0, Patrice McGloin 0 0-0 0, Carrie Jornlin 0 0-0 0, Maddie Surmacz 0 0-0 0. Totals — 23 8-13 60.

Westtown (38)

Davidsdottir 4 1-1 9, E.Jimenez 3 0-0 7, N.Jimenez 8 1-4 18, Pavlov 1 0-0 2, Torpey 1 0-0 2. Totals — 17 2-5 38.

Mercersburg _ 27 _ 16 _ 13 _ 4 _ — _ 60

Westtown _ 14 _ 6 _ 8 _ 10 _ — _ 38

3-point goals — Merc 6 (Taylor 2, Lyman 2, Yoder 2), West 2 (E.Jimenez, N.Jimenez).

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