Mohawk girls top Geibel
Mohawk (61) Vs. Geibel (43)
It was all about defense for the Mohawk High girls basketball team.
After taking a four-point lead into the half, the Lady Warriors limited Geibel Catholic to five points in the third quarter en route to a 61-43 victory last night.
The win gave Mohawk (8-3) a third-place showing in the Penn State-Beaver Christmas Tournament. The event featured eight teams.
“I thought we really played good team basketball in the second half,” Lady Warriors coach Mike O’Lare said. “The girls played good team defense in the second half, especially holding them to five in the third quarter.”
Mohawk outscored the Lady Gators (5-6) 12-5 in the third quarter and followed with a 19-12 performance in the fourth quarter.
Alyssa Natale led all scorers with a game-best 20 points. She was also named to the all-tournament team.
Amanda Shaffer followed with 15 points and Chelsea Brown chipped in with 10 markers.
Breanne Dowden paced Geibel with 16 points.