1/22/2016, (time) -All three area Boys' Basketball teams played last night. Shenandoah Valley took on Marian Catholic in Shenandoah's west end, Mahanoy Area had a home game as well, against Weatherly, while North Schuylkill traveled all the way to Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley to take on Bethlehem Catholic.
Shenandoah Valley (12-4, 7-2 Schuylkill DIII) | 39
Marian Catholic (9-7, 6-3 Schuylkill DIII) | 41
Mahanoy Area (9-8, 5-4 Schuylkill DIII) | 60
Weatherly (3-13, 0-9 Schuylkill DIII) | 27
Bethlehem Catholic (10-6) | 66
North Schuylkill (8-8) | 51
1/20/2016, 1:10p - All three of our area's high school girls' teams played last night, with Shenandoah Valley and Mahanoy Area travelling down to the farmlands of Lower Schuylkill County to take on Williams Valley and Tri-Valley respectively, while North Schuylkill hosted the Cardinals of Pine Grove.
North Schuylkill | 45
Pine Grove | 34
Samantha Shinkus and Tiff Lapotsky led the North Schuylkill Spartans to a solid Schuylkill League Division I victory over Pine Grove, combining for 30 points, and a perfect 20-for-20 free throw effort together. North Schuylkill improves to 9-5, 6-3 Schuylkill DI with the win, while Pine Grove falls to 8-9, 4-5 Schuylkill DI.
Mahanoy Area | 46
Tri-Valley | 33
Megan Bisco led the Golden Bears' scoring attack with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Mahanoy Area improves to 12-4, 5-3 Schuylkill DIII, while Tri-Valley falls to 9-8, 2-7 Schuylkill DII.
Shenandoah Valley | 29
Williams Valley | 32
Williams Valley squeaked by with a win in a defensive homestand in Tower City. Rayanne Hawk and Cas Schorr came through for the Vikings with late game free-throws to send Shenandoah Valley back up to the coal fields with a loss. The Devils drop their 6th game overall, 4th in Schuylkill League play to stand at 11-6, 4-4 Schuylkill DIII, while the Vikings improve to 13-3, 6-2 Schuylkill DII.