Girls' highlights: Susky, Central, Red Lion among tip-off winners
Susquehannock's Jaden Walker scored a game-high 17 points in the season-opener, leading the Warriors to a 46-35 victory against J.P. McCaskey in the Elizabethtown tournament Friday night. The York-Adams league's defending Division II champions pulled away from the Red Tornado for good in the third quarter, going on a 17-7 run.
Three Warriors finished in double figures in scoring, with Anna Mahan dropping in 13 points and Jayla Galbreath adding 10 points.
The Warriors will play tournament host Elizabethtown on Saturday in the title tilt. Elizabethtown won its season-opener, 52-45, against Donegal.
Governor Mifflin 52, Dallastown 42: Jennifer Martin dropped a game-high 19 points and Hailey Payne added 16 points to hand the Wildcats their first loss under former Dallastown boys' coach Jay Rexroth.
The Wildcats' Julia Sutton scored a team-high 15 points and freshman Sabria Royal added eight points.
Dallastown falls to Saturday's consolation game against Hempfield. The tournament host dropped a 34-29 decision to Lower Dauphin.
Northern York tournament
Dover 48, Northern 27: Rajah Fink (19 points) and Rayah Fink (18 points) combined to outscore the Polar Bears to help the Eagles move on to Saturday's championship game against Hershey. After a low-scoring first quarter by both teams, Dover needed a pivotal third quarter to seal the win. The Eagles went on a 14-4 run in the third to take control.
Red Lion tournament
Red Lion 48, Red Land 27: The Lions advanced to the championship game of their tournament, breezing to an opening-night win in the first game under new coach Bill Novak. Red Lion will play Manheim Township at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Spring Grove tournament
Eastern York 43, Spring Grove 37: Playing its first game under new coach Brad Weaver, Eastern York held off Spring Grove behind a combined 21 points from Cassidy Arnold (11 points) and Hannah Myers (10).
Spring Grove kept the game close, knocking down five 3-pointers. The Rockets were led by Haley Wagman's game-high 14 points, and she knocked down four shots from beyond the arc.
Eastern takes on Carlisle in the championship game at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.
Penn Manor tournament
Central York 56, Ephrata 19: The Panthers scored more points in the first quarter than Ephrata managed in the entire game.
Nikki Valencik scored a game-high 19 points, but she had plenty of help on the offensive end. Teirra Preston scored 15 points and Emma Saxton scored 13 as the Panthers outscored Ephrata 28-4 in the first quarter.
Central takes on Lampeter-Strasburg at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the title game.