Tunkhannock Area High School (Wyoming County, Pa.) defeated Delaware Valley High School (Pike County, Pa.) in girls varsity basketball on Saturday, Dec. 28. The final score was 56-53.
The Tunkhannock Tigers and the Delaware Valley Warriors kept the score on the floor tight through most of the contest. The teams were locked in a 44-44 tie when regulation time ran out. Tunkhannock eventually managed to overcome Delaware Valley for the win in overtime.
Tunkhannock Area High School defeated Minisink Valley High School 37-27 in the opening round played on Friday December 27th. Wyoming Seminary defeated Delaware Valley 50-33 in the opening round.
Lexi Corby scored 19 points for Tunkhannock. Rani Shrivastava scored 14 points. Alaina Ritz and Hailey Long scored 8 points apiece. Anna Williams scored 5 points and Courtney Yuhas scored 2 points.
Brooke Acoveno scored 24 points for Delaware Valley. Mackenzie Olsommer scored 19 points. Ashley Thalassinos scored 6 points. Kaitlyn Hernandez and Gabby White scored 2 points apiece.
Two-day non-conference event
The game was part of the 43rd annual Milford-Matamoras Rotary Stephen E. Faller Holiday Basketball Classic, in which six high school teams from the region participated.
The two-day non-conference event, which began on Friday, Dec. 27, featured boys varsity and girls varsity basketball contests. Delaware Valley High School hosted the games.
Participating schools were Delaware Valley High School (Westfall, Pa.), East Stroudsburg Area Senior High School North (East Stroudsburg, Pa.), Minisink Valley High School (Slate Hill, N.Y.), Tunkhannock High School (Wyoming County, Pa.), Wyoming Area Secondary Center (Exeter Borough, Pa.), and Wyoming Seminary (Kingston Borough, Pa.).