12/05/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/05/2018 22:54
Dunmore, PA - The Penn State Scranton Lady Lions basketball team sealed their first win of the season today at home against PSUAC competitor, Penn State York. In the second quarter, Penn State York set the bar as they climbed to a 13 point lead, the largest of the game between both teams. However, Scranton quickly answered back from the arc, shortening the lead and heading into the locker room only trailing by 5 points.
After halftime, Scranton outscored York in the next two quarters, going shot for shot in the waning minutes of the game. Trailing by a field goal with less than a minute remaining it was freshman forward Tabitha Boyd's clutch free throws that would bring the game to a 56-56 tie the game and send it into overtime.
Freshman Sarah Kaneski scored 17 points, sophomore starter Jenna Pacella posted 12 and freshman forward Tabitha Boyd added 10 points and 9 rebounds in the win. York's Sky Warner (12) had the game high 18 points in tonights contest. The PSU Scranton Lady Lions will see Penn State Brandywine at home this Friday, December 7, with tip-off at 6 pm.