First Posted: 2/24/2013
Three out of four Back Mountain high school basketball teams advanced in the District 2 Class AAA playoffs with first-round victories this week.
Both Lake-Lehman teams and the Dallas girls won while the Dallas boys lost.
Tanner Englehart scored 20 points to lead the Dallas girls past Meyers, 65-48, Wednesday. Ashley Dunbar added 14 points.
Cayle Spencer scored 21 points Tuesday when the Lake-Lehman girls defeated West Scranton, 54-50. Emily Sutton added 12 points and Bethany Williams 11.
Pete Borum took over on the inside, scoring 17 of his 23 points in the second half to bring the Lake-Lehman boys back from a 13-point halftime deficit to a 44-40 victory over West Scranton Tuesday night. Borum also grabbed 10 rebounds for the Black Knights, who trailed by as many as 16 points in the second quarter.
Freshman Suk Mathon had 16 points, 13 rebounds and five blocked shots in the season finale, but the Dallas boys fell to GAR, 69-31. GAR forced 20 turnovers in the second and third quarters on the way to a 64-16 lead early in the fourth quarter.
Dallas finished 3-20.