Lady Tigers Reach 20 Wins For 6th Consecutive Year
The North Allegheny girls’ basketball team rolled to its 20th win of the season with a 66-27 blowout of the North Hills Indians on Monday night in the Section 1-6A finale. It’s the sixth consecutive year the Lady Tigers have won 20 games or more in a single season.
The Tigers were in control of the game from the very start and jumped to a 42-18 halftime lead. With the game at hand in the second half, NA outscored North Hills 24-9 over the final 16 minutes.
Senior Piper Morningstar stuffed the stat sheet with a 17-point performance on 7 of 11 shooting, adding six steals, five rebounds and two assists. For her play, Morningstar was named the Wright Automotive Player of the Game.
Joining Morningstar in double figures was junior Rachel Martindale with 15 points and sophomore Katerina Balouris who added 10 points. North Hills was led by freshman Sydney Ryan’s 10 points.
North Allegheny leaps to 20-0 overall on the season and caps the section schedule with a 10-0 mark. North Hills falls to 5-15 overall and 1-9 in section play. The Lady Tigers will travel to Peters Township for a tough non-section test on Thursday night.
Girls Basketball vs. North Hills, 2-5-18
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