Palmyra pulls out one-point win
It's been quite a dramatic week for the Palmyra girls' basketball team. You won't find the Cougars complaining.
On the heels of an emotional overtime win over Mechanicsburg on Tuesday night, Palmyra notched another drama-soaked win on Friday night, outlasting Red Land 45-44 in a key Mid-Penn Keystone Division road contest.
Senior Josie Stovall led the way with 18 points and freshman point guard Amelia Baldo added 12 points for the Cougars, who pulled out the win despite being outscored 14-8 in the fourth quarter. The win left Palmyra 3-4 overall and 2-2 in the Keystone.
Northern Lebanon 57, Donegal 39: In Fredericksburg, the good times continued to roll for the Vikings, who stayed unbeaten with the help of a 30-point explosion from Megan Brandt.
Now 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Section Three, Northern Lebanon outscored the Indians 34-17 in the second half to win going away.
Conestoga Valley 44, Lebanon 34: At Lebanon High, the Cedars dropped their second straight, coughing up a one-point halftime lead in the process.
Alexis Hill and Maddy Hartman paced Lebanon in a losing cause with nine points apiece.
Cocalico 56, Elco 49: In Myerstown, the Raiders also suffered their second straight defeat, falling to 3-2 overall and 2-2 in Section Three. No other details were available.
Hershey Christian 48, New Covenant 44: In Hershey, the Flames got a huge 29-point outburst from Kylie Murray but couldn't quite pull out the win.
New Covenant made a game of it despite falling behind 19-8 after the first quarter.
Red Lion Christian 51, Lebanon Christian 21: In Red Lion, LCA fell in a 28-5 hole at halftime and crawled out of it en route to the lopsided defeat.