Northwestern, Marian and Pleasant Valley continued their winning ways in girls basketball action on Thursday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Northwestern-Catasauqua

Northwestern remained undefeated by cruising to a 61-13 Colonial League win over Catasauqua.

The Lady Tigers (10-0; 4-0) received a game-high 12 points from Trista Cunningham while Sara Jones added 10.

NORTHWESTERN

Mertz 2-0-0-4, Landrigan 1-0-0-3, Day 1-0-0-2, Jones 5-0-0-10, Suter 4-0-0-8, Segan 3-0-0-6, Gawelko 0-0-0-0, Koenig 1-0-0-2, Bennett 2-0-0-4, Shupp 2-0-0-6, Thomas 1-0-0-2, Cunningham 4-4-5-12, Anderson 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 27-4-5-61.

CATASAUQUA

Reiss 0-0-0-0, Buczynski 2-0-0-4, Matos 0-1-2-1, Moten 0-0-0-0, Preletz 0-0-0-0, Sziy 0-0-0-0, Schnabel 4-0-0-8, Contreras 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 6-1-2-13.

Northwestern 14 21 12 14 - 61

Catasauqua 6 2 0 5 - 13

Three-pointers: Northwestern - Shupp 2, Landrigan 1; Catasauqua - None.

Mahanoy Area-Marian

Marian opened up a 33-5 halftime lead and never looked back, as the Fillies dismantled Mahanoy Area 55-23.

Gabby Green led Marian with 14 points. Teammate Emily Sofranko added 10, while Sam Faust and Lindsay Nemeth each added eight.

Marian also won the JV game 42-34.

MAHANOY AREA

Swokel 0-0-0-0, Leshko 1-0-0-3, Brown 5-0-0-13, Lawrence 0-0-0-0, Davidson 0-0-0-0, Babinsky 0-0-0-0, Bisco 2-0-0-4, Conroy 0-1-2-1, Reinfret 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 9-1-2-23.

MARIAN

Green 6-0-1-14, Faust 4-0-0-8, Fannick 0-0-0-0, Bray 1-0-0-2, Sofranko 5-0-0-10, Shaud 0-1-4-1, Nemeth 3-0-0-8, Krusinsky 2-2-4-6, Hill 3-0-0-6. TOTALS: 24-3-9-55.

Mahanoy 2 3 8 10 - 23

Marian 20 13 11 11 - 55

Three-pointers: MA - Brown 3, Leshko; M - Green 2, Nemeth 2.

Whitehall-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley withstood a big second half from Whitehall and hung on to win, 46-45 in non-league play.

Arden Cisluycis (12), Mackenzie Dorney (11) and Keri Dekmar (10) all scored in double figures for the Bears.

Pleasant Valley went 6-of-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to help seal the victory.

WHITEHALL

Cunningham 0-0-0-0, Erie 0-0-0-0, Kelly 4-3-4-14, Mellinger 0-0-0-0, Umbenhauer 5-4-6-14, Walker 0-0-0-0, Schannauer 1-0-0-2, Klein 2-0-0-4, George 4-1-2-11, Jones 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 16-8-12-45.

PLEASANT VALLEY

Meckes 0-2-2-2, Cisluycis 5-1-2-12, Dekmar 4-2-3-10, Krcic 0-0-0-0, Fields 2-0-2-4, Sharpe 0-0-0-0, Miller 2-2-4-6, Russell 0-0-0-0, Dorney 3-5-7-11, Craig 0-1-2-1. TOTALS: 16-13-22-46.

Whitehall 8 8 15 14 - 45

Pleasant Vy 13 11 12 10 - 46

Three-pointers: W - Kelly 3, George 2; PV - Cisluycis.

Panther Vy.-Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain outscored Panther Valley by 13 points in the second half and went on to win by a score of 60-41.

The Eagles were paced by Olivia Shpakovsky's 14 points.

Abbey Whildin poured in a game-high 20 points for the Lady Panthers. Sam Zlock added 12.

PANTHER VALLEY

Whildin 8-3-7-20, Marouchoc 0-0-0-0, Blasko 3-0-0-7, Corby 0-0-2-0, Jacobs 1-0-0-2, Mikovich 0-0-1-0, Zlock 3-6-9-12. TOTALS: 15-9-19-41.

BLUE MT.

Foster 4-0-0-8, Wolshok 1-0-0-2, Lado 2-0-0-4, Shpakovsky 6-2-2-14, Connors 0-0-0-0, Ebling 1-0-0-2, Moyer 3-6-7-12, Sanelli 0-11-12-11, Bowen 2-3-6-7. TOTALS: 19-22-27-60.

Panther Vy 7 10 10 14 - 41

Blue Mt. 13 10 21 16 - 60

Three-pointers: PV - Whildin, Blasko.

Weatherly-Shenandoah

Abigail Snitzer scored a game-high 23 points for Shenandoah, including six three-pointers, and helped the Blue Devils to a 51-30 win over Weatherly.

Kelly Parker, Dominique Adamcyzk and Sarah Heister each scored six points to lead Weatherly. Adamcyzk also grabbed 13 rebounds on the night.

WEATHERLY

T. Heister 0-0-0-0, Bizarre 0-0-0-0, E. Dougherty 3-0-0-6, Parker 1-2-2-4, Adamcyzk 2-2-2-6, S. Heister 2-2-3-6, Polchin 1-0-0-2, Berger 0-0-0-0, Boyarski 2-0-0-4, Hartz 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 12-6-7-30.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY

Nieddu 1-0-0-3, Dove 0-0-0-0, Hammer 0-1-4-1, Slorio 0-0-0-0, Jones 1-0-0-3, Semanchik 5-0-0-11, Huss 0-1-2-1, Snitzer 8-1-1-23, Sacko 4-0-0-8, Kriesey 0-1-2-1. TOTALS: 19-4-9-51.

Weatherly 8 8 6 8 - 30

Shenandoah 12 10 20 9 - 51

Three-pointers: SV - Snitzer 6, Nieddu, Semanchik.

Pine Grove-Jim Thorpe

Pine Grove hit 10 three-pointers as a team in its game against Jim Thorpe and used the triples to double up the Olympians, 66-33.

Becky Evans hit six of those three-pointers on her way to a game-high 26 points. Fellow Cardinal Lauren Thompson added three triples en route to 17 points.

Cat Condly led Jim Thorpe with 15 points. She was the only local to score more than six points.

PINE GROVE

Felty 0-0-0-0, Sampson 3-1-4-7, Thompson 6-2-3-17, Evans 9-2-2-26, Zimmerman 0-0-0-0, Conrad 1-1-2-3, Edge 2-0-0-4, Wolff 0-0-0-0, Bertasavage 3-0-0-7, Whitman 1-0-0-2, Lengel 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 25-6-11-66.

JIM THORPE

Hassler 0-0-0-0, Doughty 0-0-0-0, Condly 5-5-11-15, Ennis 2-0-0-5, Hoffman 0-0-0-0, Rusbarsky 0-0-0-0, Cressman 2-2-2-6, Becker 2-1-5-5, Bush 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 12-8-18-33.

Pine Grove 22 22 10 12 - 66

Jim Thorpe 11 6 8 8 - 33

Three-pointers: PG - Evans 6, Thompson 3, Bertasavage; JT - Ennis.

WRESTLING

Panther Vy.-Pottsville

Panther Valley raced to an early lead and held on to post a 39-26 Schuylkill League Division 1 victory over Pottsville.

The Panthers, thanks to pins from Rian Shubeck and Darren Goida, jumped to a 27-0 advantage six weight classes into the match.

PV also received a fall from Seth Oriel and decision wins from Matt Buss, Rich Smith and Richard Nase.

Panther Valley 39, Pottsville 26

106 - Darren Goida (PV) pinned Robert Ward in 3:42.

113 - Luke Gardner (P) dec. Lenny Ogozalek, 4-3.

120 - Bailey Roos (P) by tech. fall over Michael Lazar, 17-0 (4:00).

126 - Seth Oriel (PV) pinned John Schell in 1:34.

132 - Kody Stencovage (P) dec. Zachary Glassic, 11-6.

138 - Josh Bickelman (P) dec. Hunter Davidyock, 10-9.

145 - Elijah Hibbler (PV) won by forfeit.

152 - Aaron Ditzler (P) pinned Jared Eickhoff in 3:01.

160 - Kolby Kleckner (P) pinned Czar Founds in 3:42.

*170 - Dylan Moyer (PV) won by forfeit.

182 - Matt Buss (PV) dec. Charlie Naradko, 4-1.

195 - Rich Smith (PV) dec. John Borchick, 5-3.

220 - Richard Nase (PV) dec. Stanley Burke, 8-3.

285 - Rian Shubeck (PV) pinned Stephen Domaratzky in 2:34.

*-match started at 170.

Tamaqua-Wyomissing

Wyomissing used five pins and four forfeits to cruise to a 61-9 decision over Tamaqua.

The Blue Raiders received decision wins from Colin Mashack, Ty Hinkle and Luke Matsago.

Wyomissing 61, Tamaqua 9

106 - Connor Yourkavitch (W) won by forfeit.

113 - Colin Mashack (T) dec. Alec Torres, 7-5, OT.

120 - Ty Hinkle (T) dec. Jason Kusmierz, 10-3.

126 - Jaquan Gordon (W) pinned John Kovach in :49.

132 - Angel Canela (W) pinned Austin Fogel in :15.

138 - Gavin Arredondo (W) pinned Steven Matukonis in 1:46.

145 - Brandon Faust (W) pinned Dustin Silkowski in 3:30.

152 - Caleb Naylor (W) won by forfeit.

160 - Mason Smith (W) major dec. Kyle Oliphant, 10-2.

170 - Shawn Kihefner (W) dec. Adam Toth, 4-1.

*182- Christopher Eaton (W) pinned Joshua Ambrose-Manness in :21.

195 - Joshua Naylor (W) won by forfeit.

220 - Marquell Berger (W) won by forfeit.

285 - Luke Matsago (T) dec. Benjamin Wertz, 3-1.

*-match started at 182.

JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

8TH GRADE

Wilson-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley rebounded from a slow start to beat Wilson, 37-16.

Alex Gerolimatos led the Bears (6-0) with nine points.

Jim Thorpe-Tamaqua

Tamaqua remained undefeated on the season with a 30-20 win over Jim Thorpe.

Eddie Titus led the Raiders (7-0) with eight points.

Elmore and Foreman topped Jim Thorpe with six points each.

7TH GRADE

Pleasant Valley knocked off Wilson, 32-14.

The Bears were led by Brent Beck's seven points.