Girls basketball: State College rolls past Mifflin County

From CDT staff reportsFebruary 3, 2013 

— Jenna Altomare nailed five 3-pointers and scored 21 points as State College bounced back from a tough loss Friday to bury Mifflin County 61-38 on Saturday.

The Lady Little Lions, who fell 51-50 to Cumberland Valley on Friday, led 30-23 at the half and took control by outscoring Mifflin County 22-8 in the third period. Bridget King scored all eight of her points in the quarter as State College (13-7) turned up the defensive pressure.

“We tried three different defenses in the first half,” State College coach Bethany Irwin said. “We settled on one (a switching man-to-man) that worked.

Kyla Irwin added 13 points and the Lady Little Lions got 18 points from its bench. “Our bench did a great job,” Benthany Irwin said. “Everybody who came in contributed.”

Olivia Halfpenny had 10 points to lead the Lady Huskies (9-10).

State College next hosts Williamsport on Monday.

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