The Marian and Northern Lehigh girls both posted wins in basketball action on Thursday.

Also gaining a victory was the Panther Valley wrestling squad, who defeated Mahanoy Area.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mahanoy A.-Marian

Marian blanked Mahanoy Area, 19-0, in the first quarter en route to a 46-18 Schuylkill League Division 3 win.

Gillian Ferko scored a game-high 17 points for the Fillies while Danielle Tristani added 10.

MAHANOY AREA

Kane 2-1-3-5, Styka 5-0-0-11, Davidson 0-0-0-0, Rosas 0-0-0-0, Heintzelman 0-0-0-0, Finneran 1-0-2-2, Filiziani 0-0-0-0, Swokel 0-0-0-0, Brown 0-0-0-0, Scheeler 0-0-0-0, Hallman 0-0-0-0, Bennett 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 8-1-5-18.

MARIAN

Green 2-1-4-7, Faust 1-0-0-2, McLaughlin 1-0-0-2, Sofranko 0-0-0-0, Nemeth 0-0-0-0, Gutsie 2-0-0-6, Markiewicz 1-0-0-2, Wilson 0-0-0-0, Shober 0-0-0-0, Ferko 8-1-2-17, Tristani 3-4-4-10. TOTALS: 18-6-10-46.

Mahanoy Area 0 4 9 5 - 18

Marian 19 7 9 11 - 46

Three pointers: Mahanoy Area - Styka 1; Marian - Gutsie 2, Green 2.

N'western-No. Lehigh

Aimee Oertner tallied a game-high 18 points to help lead Northern Lehigh to a 52-23 Colonial League win over Northwestern.

The Bulldogs' Tina Bastardi added 14 points while Sonya Josephson contributed 12.

For the Tigers, Sara Jones had a team-high 12 points.

Northwestern won the JV game, 35-21.

NORTHWESTERN

Gulick 1-0-0-3, Landrigan 1-0-0-3, Groller 0-0-0-0, Jones 5-2-3-12, Suter 1-1-6-3, Kemmerer 1-0-0-2, MacLaughlin 0-0-1-0, Everett 0-0-0-0, Albright 0-0-2-0. TOTALS: 9-3-12-23.

NORTHERN LEHIGH

Bastardi 6-2-2-14, Werley 0-0-0-0, L. Oertner 3-0-0-6, Josephson 5-0-0-12, A. Oertner 8-2-3-18, Seiler 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 23-4-5-52.

Northwestern 1 9 7 6 - 23

No. Lehigh 10 15 13 14 - 52

Three pointers: Northwestern - Gulick 1, Landrigan 1; No. Lehigh - Josephson 2.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Jim Thorpe-Pottsville

Pottsville remained undefeated in Schuylkill League play by cruising to a 75-36 Division I win over Jim Thorpe.

Nick Schlitzer paced the Tide with 27 points. Bobby Schappel added 15 and Brandon Bridy finished with 14.

Dean DiBonifazio tallied a team-high 12 points for the Olympians (5-14; 1-8).

In the JV game, Pottsville posted a 58-27 victory.

JIM THORPE

DiBonifazio 5-0-0-12, Moranta 1-2-2-4, Ciavarella 2-0-1-4, Freeman 1-2-2-4, Clark 2-1-2-5, Johnson 3-0-0-7, Prontnicki 0-0-0-0, Moore 0-0-0-0, Munoz 0-0-0-0, Otto 0-0-0-0, Brown 0-0-0-0, Valentine 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 14-5-7-36.

POTTSVILLE

Comfort 1-0-0-2, Schappel 7-0-0-15, Whitman 1-0-0-2, Heffner 1-0-0-3, Korrubin 3-0-0-6, Guers 2-0-0-4, Bridy 7-0-1-14, Tobin 1-0-0-2, Schlitzer 11-3-4-27, Adams 0-0-0-0, Cuall 0-0-0-0, Miskie 0-0-0-0, Thomas 0-0-0-0, Wile 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 34-3-5-75.

Jim Thorpe 7 9 10 10 - 36

Pottsville 31 22 16 6 - 75

Three pointers: Jim Thorpe - DiBonifazio 2, Johnson 1; Pottsville - Schlizter 2, Schappel 1, Heffner 1.

Panther Vy.-Blue Mt.

Blue Mountain shut out Panther Valley in the first quarter and coasted to a 54-34 Schuylkill League Division I win.

Four players reached double figures for the Eagles, with Kyle Laughlin's 13 leading the way.

For the Panthers (8-10; 3-6), Joe Revell had a team-high 14 points.

PANTHER VALLEY

Hadesty 0-0-0-0, Stanko 5-1-4-11, McArdle 0-0-0-0, Romanchik 0-0-0-0, Santiago 0-0-0-0, Dalessio 0-0-0-0, Revell 5-0-0-14, Kerschner 0-0-0-0, N. Mathewson 4-1-3-9, J. Mathewson 0-0-0-0, Stano 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 14-2-7-34.

BLUE MOUNTAIN

Yost 1-0-1-2, Spotts 0-0-0-0, Donovan 1-0-0-2, Garrity 0-0-0-0, LaScala 3-3-6-10, Cryts 5-2-2-12, Schafer 1-0-0-3, Tobash 0-0-0-0, Dimaio 0-0-0-0, Laughlin 6-1-2-13, O'Brien 5-2-2-12, Cook 0-0-1-0, Coller 0-0-0-0, Harding 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 22-8-13-54.

Panther Valley 0 13 12 9 - 34

Blue Mountain 9 10 22 13 - 54

Three pointers: Panther Valley - Revell 4; Blue Mountain - LaScala 1, Schafer 1.

Palmerton-Bangor

Bangor held Palmerton to just eight points in the second half and the Slaters pulled away for a 52-26 Colonial League victory.

Matt Carey and Kerry Reider each finished with 11 points for the winners. Jourdan Reinhart had 10 for the Bombers (6-12; 3-9).

Bangor also won the JV game, 55-34.

PALMERTON

Horvath 1-0-0-2, Andrews 3-0-0-8, Tyahla 0-0-0-0, Svetik 0-1-2-1, Snyder 2-0-0-5, Leaver 0-0-0-0, Leon 0-0-0-0, Ruch 0-0-0-0, Gutekunst 0-0-0-0, Geist 0-0-0-0, Reinhart 5-0-3-10. TOTALS: 11-1-5-26.

BANGOR

LaValva 2-0-0-6, Mulitsch 2-0-2-5, Ammerman 1-2-2-4, Carey 5-1-2-11, Boyle 0-0-0-0, Bouch 2-3-4-7, Reider 4-2-3-10, Hartzell 0-0-0-0, Itterly 0-1-2-1, Colton 2-2-2-8, Bradley 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 19-11-17-52.

Palmerton 7 11 5 3 - 26

Bangor 18 10 13 11 - 52

Three-pointers: Palmerton - Andrews 2, Snyder 1; Bangor - LaValva 2, Mulitsch 1.

Lehighton-PM East

Pocono Mountain East outscored Lehighton in every quarter and cruised to a 73-37 Mountain Valley Conference win.

Kamall Richards' 19 points led the way for the Cardinals.

For the Indians (1-18; 0-9), Nate Kresge scored a team-high 14.

LEHIGHTON

A. Rossino 2-0-0-4, D. Rossino 2-0-0-4, Kresge 6-0-0-14, Guyn 2-0-0-4, Wall 3-1-2-7, Jones 1-0-0-2, Evans 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 17-1-2-37.

PM EAST

Grotevant 1-0-0-2, Garcia 4-0-0-9, Tillery 4-2-2-10, Escobar 5-0-0-11, Richards 9-0-1-19, Bursis 2-1-2-5, Pacheco 1-0-0-2, Munson 3-0-0-6, Ruiz 1-0-0-3, Sickler 1-0-0-2, Aisyo 1-0-0-2, Harris 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 33-3-5-73.

Lehighton 9 8 16 4 - 37

PM East 15 17 25 16 - 73

Three pointers: Lehighton - Kresge 2; PM East - Garcia 1, Escobar 1, Richards 1, Ruiz 1.

WRESTLING

Mahanoy A.-Panther Vy.

Panther Valley registered four pins and received three forfeits to gain a 42-31 Schuylkill League win over Mahanoy Area.

Recording falls for the Panthers, who jumped out to a 30-0 lead, were Kory Lopata, Dustin Marblestone, Mike Weaver and Alex Lorkowski.

PV also won the junior high match, 49-36.

Panther Vy. 42, Mahanoy Area 31

*103 - Nick O'Donnell (PV) won by forfeit

112 - Len Ogozalek (PV) won by forfeit

119 - Double forfeit

125 - Brandon Gurka (PV) won by forfeit

130 - Kory Lopata (PV) pinned Alex Witiszin in 2:29

135 - Dustin Marblestone (PV) pinned Zach Friel in :52

140 - Nathan Fegley (MA) pinned Jared Eichkoff in 2:56

145 - Jordan Renfrow (MA) dec. Josh Vega, 10-5

152 - Todd Techentine (MA) dec. Gage Rohlfing, 9-0

160 - Mike Weaver (PV) pinned Jacob Moran in 1:42

171 - Alex Lorkowski (PV) pinned Matt Kimmel in 5:00

189 - Nick Forte (MA) won by forfeit

215 - Joey Kane (MA) pinned Jake Dulaney in :41

285 - Gage Cara (MA) pinned Nick German in 1:26

* - match started at 103.