Lady Sabers finish undefeated, Montrose takes second

Susquehanna put the clamps on early and seven different Lady Sabers scored in the first half as they capped the regular season with a 59-24 win over Forest City.

Taylor Huyck scored nine points as Susquehanna raced out to a 14-2 lead after the first quarter.

Susquehanna extended the lead in the second quarter as Amanda Iveson scored eight points and Mackenzie Steele chipped in with four and the Lady Sabers led 32-4 at halftime.

Forest City was able to generate some offense in the third quarter as Bella Pleska scored five of the Lady Foresters seven points, but Alexandria Iveson scored four points to lead a balanced Susquehanna attack to maintain a 47-11 lead.

Pleska connected on a pair of long jumpers as Forest City outscored Susquehanna 13-12 in the final stanza. Meghan Kiernan scored eight points for Susquehanna.

 Huyck led the way for Susquehanna with 13 points while Kiernan finished with 12 and Amanda Iveson added 10. Pleska led Forest City with 15.

Montrose finished the season two games behind Susquehanna as the Laddy Meteors outscored Mountain View 32-12 over the middle quarters on its way to a 54-30 win. 

Abby Neri scored four points as Mountain View took an 8-6 lead after one quarter.

But Montrose answered with a flurry doubling up the Lady Eagles 18-9 behind six points from Haley Pompey and four each from Lizzy Lathrop and Mia Snyder. Neri scored another four as Mountain View trailed 24-17 at the half.

Coming out of the locker room Montrose put the clamps further down on Mountain View holding the Lady Eagles to a lone field goal and a free throw. Tangi Smith led the Montrose offense scoring six points as the Lady Meteors put the game out of reach 38-20.

In the fourth quarter Chalice Guyette scored four points in her final game on the Montrose court and Mia Snyder chipped in with four of her own. Jade Travis and Morgan Hammond combined for 10 points as the Mountain View offense resuscitated.

 Snyder led the way for Montrose finishing with 12 points and Smith added 10. Hammond had 10 to pace Mountain View.

At Blue Ridge, Elk Lake broke open a three-point game by shutting out the Lady Raiders in the third quarter and rolled to a 46-22 win.

Leading 15-12 at halftime, Elk Lake turned up the defensive intensity and Blue Ridge struggled to adjust after losing Senior Guard Ashley Torres to an injury.

Krista Jone scored 14 points to lead Elk Lake and Lily Decker added 11.

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