Lady Tigers Ground Eagles, 71-34
The Lady Tigers decimated the Oakland Catholic Eagles on Friday night for a 71-34 Section 3-AAAA victory and their 13th straight win. North Allegheny leaped to a 37-12 lead by halftime and coasted to the finish line in the second half.
The one-sided nature of the game was attributed to North Allegheny’s ability to dominate the glass, outrebounding the Eagles, 46-22. The Tigers had more offensive rebounds, 25, than the Eagles had entirely.
A commanding figure in the paint and on the scoreboard was NA senior Meg Morningstar who paced the team with 19 points and seven rebounds. Morningstar also dished out four assists and was named the Wright Automotive Player of the Game.
Junior Taylor Lake scored 17 points and pulled down seven boards to aid NA’s efforts toward victory. The Tigers shot 50 percent from the field while holding Oakland Catholic to just 28-percent shooting.
North Allegheny jumps to 17-2 overall and 9-1 in Section 3-AAAA with the win. Oakland Catholic drops to 2-18 overall and 2-9 in section play. The Lady Tigers will visit Seneca Valley on Monday night at 7:30 pm.