Lady Sabers, Meteors cruise to stay ahead of pack

Montrose broke open a close game with a 20-point second quarter and cruised to a 73-40 win over Lackawanna Trail.

Haley Pompey and Mia Snyder combined for 15 points as the Lady Meteors opened with a 17-13 first quarter lead.

Mia Snyder was joined by twin sister Mya in the second quarter as they combined for 13 of the Montrose 20 points and the Lady Meteors stifled the Trail offense to take a 37-22 lead into the locker room.

After halftime Montrose didn’t let up as Mia Snyder stayed hot connecting on three field goals from behind the arc to help extend the lead to 54-30.

Snyder finished the night with a career-high 26 points while Pompey added 21 points to lead Montrose. Tangi Smith joined them in double figures with 10.

Division leading Susquehanna held rival Blue Ridge to one field goal and a pair of free throws in the first half on their way to a 54-16 win.

Makenzie Heat had seven points in the opening stanza as Susquehanna built a 17-4 lead without Center Makenzie Steele who sat the game out with an illness.

The Lady Sabers extended their lead to 32-4 by halftime as they shut out Blue Ridge in the second quarter as Mackenzie Decker and Taylor Huyck each scored four points.

After intermission Huyck scored nine more points before calling it a night as the lead grew to 49-10.

Huyck led the way with 17 points while Heath finished with 10. Ashley Torres and Lilly Bleck each had seven to pace Blue Ridge

Elk Lake used a momentum changing quarter after halftime and stifling defense in the fourth quarter to defeat Mountain View 45-36.

After Mountain View gained the early 13-10 advantage in the first quarter Elk Lake rallied and tied the game at 26 just before halftime shifting the momentum.

In the third quarter both defenses tightened up and shots failed to fall for either team as the Lady Warriors surged ahead with 9-6 advantage to lead 35-32 going into the four quarter.

In the final stanza Elk Lake held the Lady Eagles to four points while extending their lead to the nine-point final margin.  

Krista Jones led Elk Lake with 12 points while Mercedes Zajaczkowski chipped in with 11 points and Lilly Decker registered a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Regan Cameron led Mountain View with 12 points and Taylor Neri finished with 11.

State-ranked Dunmore held Forest City to one point in the first three quarters to roll to a 50-6 Division III/IV crossover game.

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