Mohawk girls victorious
Mohawk (69) Vs. Western Beaver (35)
The Mohawk High girls basketball team used a strong start to earn a win Saturday.
The Lady Warriors opened a 12-point lead after the first quarter and cruised to a 69-35 verdict over Western Beaver in the opener of the Penn State-Beaver Tournament.
Mohawk led 18-6 after one period and 39-15 at halftime.
The Lady Warriors (6-1) will oppose Rochester (5-1) at 8:30 p.m. today in the second round.
Kelly Eichenlaub paced all scorers with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting for Mohawk. Alyssa Natale was next with 16 points, 10 rebounds and six steals, while Brooke Shasteen contributed 13 markers and 11 boards.
Kayla Helble netted 13 points for the Lady Golden Beavers (0-5).