High school girls’ basketball: State College rips Hollidaysburg

From CDT staff reportsFebruary 13, 2014 

— Hollidaysburg had no answer for State College post players Jalyn Shelton-Burleigh and Kyla Irwin on Wednesday.

Shelton-Burleigh scored a career-high 23 points and Irwin added 17 as the Lady Little Lions rolled 62-35 to hand the Lady Golden Tigers’ just their second loss of the season.

State College (14-7) dominated from the beginning in its final home game of the season. The Lady Little Lions led 14-4 after one quarter and extended to margin to 34-15 at the half.

“The girls came out really focused and engergized,” State College coach Bethany Irwin said. “I was concerned about their legs since they ran a lot agaionst Williamsport (Tuesday). They came out and were feeling it. The energy in the gym was really good.”

Irwin lauded the play of Carrie Mahon, who handled Hollidaysburg’s constant pressure and fed the ball inside to Shelton-Burleigh and Irwin for baskets. Mahon and Ali Treglia added eight points each.

Courteney Storm led Hollidaysburg (16-2) with 10 points.

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