Northwestern and Palmerton scored wins in Colonial League basketball on Friday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

N'western-Salisbury

The Lady Tigers stayed unbeaten by keeping the Falcons (5-6, 3-5) from finding the basket early on for a 41-30 win.

Salisbury had just two points in the third period. Meagan Eripret led the Falcons with 13 points, but the Tigers had a balanced attack with 12 points from Sara Jones and nine apiece from Sabrina Mertz and Trista Cunningham.

NORTHWESTERN

Mertz 3-1-2-9, Jones 5-2-3-12, Suter 0-0-2-0, Segan 1-5-6-7, Thomas 1-0-0-2, Cunningham 3-3-4-9, Anderson 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 14-11-17-41.

SALISBURY

Hrebik 2-0-1-4, Keet 0-0-0-0, Gonoude 0-1-2-1, Eripret 4-5-9-13, Bauer 2-0-2-4, Greenholt 2-0-0-4, Bucchin 1-0-0-2, Szita 1-0-0-2, Garrigan 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 12-6-14-30.

Northwestern 10 13 8 10 - 41

Salisbury 5 10 2 13 - 30

Three-pointers: NW - Mertz 2; Salisbury none.

Palmerton-Wilson

A 18-point fourth quarter put Palmerton over the top for a 60-54 Colonial League win over Wilson.

Jade Farquhar paced the Bombers with a game-high 19 points, while Emelie Meinhart followed right behind with 17.

Carla Dutt led the Warriors with 17 points, while Ariana Caiati and Madison Quinn finished with 14 and 12 respectively.

Palmerton improves to 9-4 overall and evens out at 4-4 in the league.

PALMERTON

Farquhar 5-8-8-19, Ma Mummey 2-1-2-5, Tracy 2-0-0-4, Meinhart 8-1-2-17, Hadinger 2-0-0-6, Solt 3-3-4-9, Reimer 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 22-13-16-60.

WILSON

Carl 2-0-0-5, Dutt 7-1-4-17, Smith 2-2-6-6, Quinn 5-0-3-12, Caiati 5-4-8-14, Badman 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 21-7-22-54.

Palmerton 13 8 21 18 - 60

Wilson 14 11 20 9 - 54

Three-pointers: Palmerton - Hadinger 2, Farquhar 1; Wilson - Dutt 2, Quinn 2, Carl 1.

PM West-Lehighton

Pocono Mountain West took advantage of a 21-point opening quarter to run away with a 61-35 Mountain Valley Conference win over Lehighton.

The Panthers' Jackie Benitez led all scorers with 16 points, while Jasmine Murray followed with 12.

Kasaundra Barclay finished with an Indians' high 12 points.

Lehighton slips to 2-10 overall and 1-5 in the MVC.

PM WEST

Walters 3-0-0-6, J. Benitez 7-0-0-16, R. Benitez 3-0-0-7, Davis 1-0-0-2, Jones 3-2-2-8, Yocum 0-0-0-0, Murray 5-2-2-12, Jiminez 0-4-4-4, Flaherty 1-0-0-2, Bouteller 1-0-0-2, Coldman 1-0-0-2, Boas 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 25-8-9-61.

LEHIGHTON

Rossino 0-1-2-1, Shelly 3-0-0-6, Barclay 5-0-0-12, Fital 2-0-0-6, Blasiak 0-0-0-0, Durishin 1-3-5-5, Smith 0-0-0-0, Thompson 2-1-2-5, Rehrig 0-0-0-0, Cordova 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 13-5-9-35.

PM West 21 14 13 13 - 61

Lehighton 4 9 13 9 - 35

Three-pointers: PMW - J. Benitez 2, R. Benitez 1; Lehighton - Barclay 2, Fital 2.

No. Lehigh-No. Dame

Ten different players scored as Notre Dame (G.P.) cruised to a 54-17 Colonial League win over Northern Lehigh.

The Crusaders' Shannon Moran netted a game-high 13 points.

The Bulldogs' Jessica Olewine finished with a team-high eight points.

Northern Lehigh drops to 1-11 overall and 0-8 in the CL.

NO. LEHIGH

Follweiler 0-0-0-0, Weil 0-1-2-1, Stauffer 0-0-0-0, Olewine 3-1-1-8, Tarafas 1-0-0-3, Bevans 1-1-3-3, Harlan 1-0-2-2. TOTALS: 6-3-8-17.

NOTRE DAME (G.P.)

Hohl 3-0-0-6, McGivern 1-0-0-3, Romich 2-0-0-4, Watson 0-0-0-0, S. Cabone 2-0-0-4, MacMillan 1-0-0-3, Altmire 3-0-0-6, Lynch 0-0-2-0, Young 0-0-0-0, Moran 5-3-4-13, Gorman 2-0-0-4, L. Cabone 3-0-0-6, McMullan 2-1-2-5. TOTALS: 24-4-8-54.

NL 0 2 10 5 - 17

NDGP 16 16 9 13 - 54

Three-pointers: NL - Olewine 1, Tarafas 1; NDGP - McGivern 1, MacMillan 1.

Pottsville-Panther Vy.

Sadie Cresswell scored six of her 14 points in overtime to help lift Pottsville to a 50-44 Schuylkill League victory over Panther Valley.

The Panthers' Abbey Whildin recorded a game-high 20 points, while Madison Blasko chipped in with 10.

The Tides' Julie Bulino followed Cresswell's performance with 12 points.

Panther Valley falls to 7-6 overall and 1-4 in the league.

POTTSVILLE

Spece 3-2-9-8, Ryan 1-2-4-4, Boran 2-0-2-4, Cresswell 5-4-5-14, Eckley 3-2-4-8, Bulino 4-4-6-12, Hook 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 18-14-30-50.

PANTHER VALLEY

Whildin 9-2-5-20, Blasko 2-4-7-10, Vance 0-0-0-0, Corby 0-0-0-0, Jacobs 0-0-0-0, Smith 0-0-0-0, Markovich 2-0-0-6, Mikovich 1-0-0-2, Zlock 2-2-2-6. TOTALS: 16-8-14-44.

Pottsville 12 13 9 7 9 - 50

Panther Vy. 8 15 11 7 3 - 44

Three-pointers: Pottsville - none; PV - Blasko 2, Markovich 2.

Williams Vy.-Weatherly

A 20-point second quarter helped propel Williams Valley to a 43-32 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

Rayanne Hawk paced the Vikings with a 15-point performance, while Hailey Nestor finished with nine points.

Dominique Adamczyk and Alexis Boyarski both led the Wreckers (3-7 overall; 1-5 SL) with seven points apiece.

In the JV game, Williams Valley edged Weatherly for a 34-32 win.

WILLIAMS VALLEY

Tinchorsky 1-3-8-6, Hawk 5-3-4-15, Han. Nestor 3-0-0-6, Bixler 0-2-3-2, Kreiser 1-1-2-3, Hai. Nestor 4-0-0-9, Schadle 1-0-0-2, Graff 0-0-0-0, Wessner 0-0-0-0, Whelski 0-0-0-0, Boyer 0-0-0-0, Amchefs 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 15-9-17-43.

WEATHERLY

Dougherty 3-0-2-6, Parker 3-0-0-6, Adamczyk 3-1-2-7, S. Heister 2-0-1-5, Polchin 0-1-2-1, Boyarski 2-3-98-7, T. Heister 0-0-0-0, Bizarre 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 13-5-16-32.

Williams Vy. 8 20 9 6 - 43

Weatherly 6 9 6 11 - 32

Three-pointers: WV - Hawk 2, Tinchorsky 1, Hai. Nestor 1; Weatherly - S. Heister 1.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lehighton-PM West

The Cardinals used 15 points and nine rebounds from Eric Vick to hold off the Indians for a 54-42 Mountain Valley Conference win.

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Wilson-Palmerton

A strong first half sparked Wilson to a 79-46 Colonial League win over the Blue Bombers.

The Warriors' Phil Pierfy led a balanced scoring attack with 18 points.

Matt Leaver recorded a Bombers' high 14 points, while Mark Quinn hit for double figures with 12.

Wilson improves to 12-1 overall, while Palmerton slips to 0-12.

WILSON

Chorazak 2-0-0-4, Terry 1-2-6-5, Pin 2-0-0-4, King 4-0-0-8, Dailey 2-0-0-4, Bailey 4-0-0-9, Smith 1-2-2-5, Sortino 2-0-0-5, Cooper 3-1-2-7, Cantegena 1-0-0-2, Beamon 1-0-002, Pierfy 8-0-1-18, Trittenbagly 1-0-0-2, Bogoly 2-0-0-4. TOTALS: 34-5-11-79.

PALMERTON

Hay 0-0-0-0, Shigo 1-0-0-2, Achterman 2-0-0-4, Lesher 4-1-3-9, Pereira 0-0-0-0, Leaver 6-1-4-14, Quinn 6-0-0-12, Shivone 1-0-0-2, Koma 0-0-2-0, Buck 0-0-0-0, Frey 1-0-0-2, Luers 0-1-2-1. TOTALS: 21-3-11-46.

Wilson 24 20 16 19 - 79

Palmerton 10 7 12 17 - 46

Three-pointers: W - Pierfy 2, Sortino 1, Smith 1, Bailey 1, Terry 1; P - Leaver 1.