Northern Lehigh's boys and girls both posted tournament victories to highlight area basketball action on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs win gave them a tourney championship.

Other local winners were the Marian boys and Palmerton girls.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Marian-Panther Vy.

Marian jumped out to a double digit halftime lead and cruised to a 53-42 victory over host Panther Valley in the consolation game of the Panther Valley Tip-Off Tournament.

Chris Barletta led the Colts (1-1) with 16 points. Matt Yaich and Drew Sherkness added 14 and 10 points respectively.

For Panther Valley (0-2), Joe Revell and Brock Mitchell scored 10 points apiece.

MARIAN

Barletta 7-1-2-16, O'Donnell 1-0-0-2, Stawick 0-0-0-0, Nesgoda 0-0-0-0, Decker 2-0-0-4, Gimbi 1-0-0-2, Gottstein 1-0-0-2, Lack 1-1-2-3, Yaich 3-7-9-14, Sherkness 4-2-4-10, Fital 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 20-11-17-53.

PANTHER VALLEY

Hadesty 0-0-0-0, Stanko 3-0-3-6, Ogozalek 1-0-0-2, Mathewson 0-0-0-0, Revell 4-0-0-10, Picht 0-2-2-2, Lewis 1-0-1-2, Romanchick 0-0-0-0, Mitchell 4-2-2-10, Ahner 1-0-0-3, Stano 3-1-2-7. TOTALS: 17-5-10-42.

Marian 13 17 12 11 53

Panther Vy. 6 11 7 18 42

Three-pointers: M - Barletta 1, Yaich 1. PV - Revell 2, Ahner 1.

No. Lehigh-So. Lehigh

Northern Lehigh downed the host Spartans, 62-39, in the consolation game of the Southern Lehigh Tournament.

For the Bulldogs, Jordan Waylen led the way with 19 points and Evan Biegley chipped in with 18.

NORTHERN LEHIGH

Seremula 1-0-0-2, George 0-0-0-0, Hahn 2-0-0-4, Glose 1-1-2-3, Waylen 8-1-2-19, Pristach 0-0-0-0, Malska 0-0-0-0, Rankin 0-0-0-0, Everhart 1-0-0-2, Hoffman 0-0-0-0, Bender 0-1-2-1, Biegley 6-6-7-18, Pappas 3-5-7-11, Pierce 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 23-14-20-62.

SOUTHERN LEHIGH

Fell 0-0-0-0, Smilie 1-0-0-2, Sroka 1-0-0-2, Hefle 0-0-0-0, Lee 0-0-0-0, Festa 5-2-4-12, Teringo 1-0-0-3, Torcivia 0-0-0-0, Leddi 1-0-0-3, Rodriguez 0-0-0-0, Mobley 2-2-2-8, Hoffman 3-1-2-7, Longachre 0-0-0-0, Rockel 0-0-0-0, Dawe 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 14-5-8-39.

Northern Lehigh 19 13 25 5 - 62

Southern Lehigh 10 9 7 13 - 39

Three pointers: NL - Waylen 2; SL - Mobley 2, Teringo, Leddi.

N'western-Springford

In the finals of the Kutztown Tip-Off Tournament, Northwestern dropped a 60-44 decision to tourney champ Springford.

For Northwestern, Kevin Oxley led the offense with 14 points.

NORTHWESTERN

Lerner 1-2-2-4, Nagle 2-2-2-8, Rivera 1-0-0-2, Oxley 5-1-1-14, German 5-1-4-11, Betz 2-1-2-5. TOTALS: 16-7-11-44.

SPRINGFORD

Procario 4-2-2-13, Joyce 1-0-2-2, Coburn 5-0-0-10, Hogan 0-1-2-1, Detweiler 2-2-2-7, Oats 1-0-0-2, Janus 1-0-0-2, Scanlan 5-3-3-13, Dishman 0-2-2-2, McDowell 4-0-0-8. TOTALS: 23-10-13-60.

Northwestern 11 13 6 14 - 44

Springford 14 17 18 11 - 60

Three pointers: NW - Oxley 3, Nagle 2; S - Procario 3, Detweiler.

Pleasant Vy.-WVW

Trailing by a point going into the final frame, Wyoming Valley West rallied to pull out a 60-51 win over Pleasant Valley.

For the Bears, Nick Stanovick had a team-high 13 points. Pat Kregeloh, Richie Irving and Eric Wild all added 11 points.

WVW pulled out a 54-49 JV win.

PLEASANT VALLEY

Conklin 1-0-0-2, Sharpe 1-1-2-3, Kregeloh 3-5-8-11, Irving 5-1-2-11, Stanovick 5-0-0-13, Wild 4-2-2-11. TOTALS: 19-9-14-51.

WYOMING VALLEY WEST

Hainski 0-3-4-3, McCleary 5-2-3-14, Ingram 0-0-1-0, Smicherko 8-1-2-17, Lewis 10-1-3-21, Rostkowski 1-1-1-3, McCann 1-0-1-2. TOTALS: 25-8-15-60.

Pleasant Valley 14 10 16 11 - 51

WV West 15 17 7 21 - 60

Three pointers: PV - Stanovick 3, Wild; WVW - McCleary 2.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Nolehi-Tulpehocken

For the second straight year, Northern Lehigh opened its season by capturing the Fleetwood Tip-Off Tournament championship. The Bulldogs routed Tulpehocken, 51-18, in the championship game.

The Bulldogs' Sonya Josephson scored 15 of her game-high 22 points in the first half while Aimee Oertner hit double figures with a 16-point performance.

Aimee Oertner was named the Tournament Most Valuable Player. Josephson and Lauren Oertner were selected to the All-Tournament Team.

NORTHERN LEHIGH

Bastardi 0-0-0-0, Moore 0-0-0-0, Barnett 1-0-0-2, Stauffer 0-0-0-0, Harakal 0-0-0-0, Werley 2-0-0-4, Fiske 0-0-0-0, L. Oertner 3-0-0-6, Josephson 10-0-0-21, A. Oertner 5-6-10-16, Howell 1-0-0-2, Seiler 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 22-6-10-51.

TULPEHOCKEN

Daub 0-0-0-0, Hess 0-0-0-0, Leibel 0-0-0-0, Webber 1-0-4-2, Kerber 0-0-0-0, Hummel 0-0-0-0, Eshbach 0-0-0-0, Noecker 0-0-0-0, Rank 3-0-0-6, Kahl 4-0-0-8, Quillman 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 9-0-4-18.

No. Lehigh 8 15 14 14 - 51

Tulpehocken 0 4 8 6 - 18

Three-pointers: NL - Josephson 1; T - none.

Marian-Lourdes

Host Lourdes Regional defeated Marian, 56-49, in the championship game of its tournament.

Lourdes' Jen Kalinowski went a perfect 13-for-13 from the charity stripe and finished with 15 points to lead the Red Raiders.

Kaysi McLaughlin led a trio of Fillies who hit double figures with a game-high 17 points, draining three three-pointers. Danielle Tristani and Gillian Ferko followed with 12 and 10 points respectively.

MARIAN

Bellezza 0-0-0-0, Ferrello 0-0-0-0, McLaughlin 7-0-0-17, Patten 0-0-0-0, Kennedy 1-0-0-2, Gutsie 0-0-0-0, Markiewicz 0-0-0-0, Linkchorst 1-4-6-6, Shober 0-2-2-2, Monaco 0-0-0-0, Ferko 3-4-4-10, Tristani 4-4-7-12. TOTALS: 16-14-19-49.

LOURDES REGIONAL

Zimmerman 2-2-2-6, Pyszel 0-0-0-0, McAndrew 0-0-4-0, Getchey 2-0-1-5, Kalinowski 1-13-13-15, Kerles 3-1-2-7, J. Kenney 3-2-4-8, C. Kenney 4-1-2-9, Yoder 3-0-0-6. TOTALS: 18-19-26-56.

Marian 14 8 7 20 - 49

Lourdes 9 15 12 20 - 56

Three-pointers: M - McLaughlin 3; L - Getchey 1.

J. Thorpe-Palmerton

Palmerton made it back-to-back nights with victories as it knocked off visiting Jim Thorpe, 57-44, in a non-league game.

Kelsey Hay recorded a double-double with 23 points and 19 rebounds for the Bombers (2-0). Casey Rinfret was right behind her with an 18-point performance.

Celeste Robinson led the Olympians (0-1) with 13 points.

In the JV game, Palmerton snuck away with a 29-21 victory. Em Meinhart led the Bombers with 10 points. Jeanna McElmoyle had eight points for Thorpe.

JIM THORPE

McElmoyle 1-0-0-2, Batts 0-0-0-0, Lawrence 2-2-2-8, Reis 1-3-6-5, Holland 3-2-3-8, (celeste) Robinson 6-1-1-13, Mosteller 0-0-0-0, Susko 0-0-0-0, Smelas 2-4-9-8. TOTALS: 15-12-21-44.

PALMERTON

Smith 1-0-0-2, Mummey 0-0-0-0, Reimer 1-2-4-4, Rickert 1-0-0-2, Romano 1-0-0-2, Eaton 0-0-0-0, Rinfret 5-7-10-18, Farquhar 3-0-0-6, Snyder 0-0-0-0, Hay 6-10-14-23. TOTALS: 18-19-28-57.

Jim Thorpe 11 9 10 14 - 44

Palmerton 10 16 12 19 - 57

Three-pointers: JT - Lawrence 2. Palmerton - Rinfret 1, Hay 1.

So. Lehigh-Pleasant Vy.

Southern Lehigh took advantage of a scoreless second quarter for Pleasant Valley and never looked back on its way to a 60-38 non-conference win.

Kasey Meckes was the go-to girl for the Bears as she finished with a team-high 14 points.

In the JV game, Pleasant Valley came out on top with a 54-33 victory.

SOUTHERN LEHIGH

Dimou 2-0-0-4, Nemeth 2-1-2-5, Sullivan 1-0-0-2, Dougherty 4-3-4-11, Grammer 3-0-0-6, Ozamme 1-0-0-2, Doell 12-0-2-25, Reichl 2-1-3-5. TOTALS: 27-5-11-60.

PLEASANT VALLEY

Meckes 4-5-7-14, Cisluycis 1-0-0-2, Chieffo 1-1-2-4, Sisco 0-2-4-2, Harris 3-0-2-6, Kregeloh 1-0-3-2, Salmon 2-4-8-8. TOTALS: 12-12-26-38.

So. Lehigh 15 10 15 20 - 60

Pleasant Vy. 12 0 14 12 - 38

Three-pointers: SL - Doell 1; PV - Meckes 1, Chieffo 1.