Liz Waleski scored a game-high 21 points for the Patriots in the win over the Bulldogs.
The Patriots used a 20-9 edge in the fourth quarter to pick up the win and move into third place in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 at 5-2.
The Patriots hit five threes, including four from Waleski and one from Eastin Ashby. Ashby finished with nine points, while Jackie Rabender also totaled nine points.
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Eastin Ashby scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Patriots to the victory, while Jackie Rabender netted 13 points.
The Patriot defense was solid early, limiting the Crusaders to just 10 points in the first half. Liz Waleski contributed nine points, while Allie Barber and Taryn Ashby had six. Marissa Ross’ 14 points paced the Crusaders.
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The Warriors trailed by five at the break, but outscored the Preppers 35-20 in the second half. Nicole Turner connected for 16 points. Emily Wolfgang tallied 13.
The win is the first for the Warriors in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 play. In the win, Nicole Wright connected for eight points, while Rachel Solano did her part with six.