State College couldn’t overcome a rough first period as the Lady Little Lions fell 56-47 on Saturday.
State College (2-3) outscored Hazleton by five points in the second half but could not overcome a 17-5 deficit after the opening quarter.
“They shot the lights out and we couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn,” State College coach Bethany Irwin said. “We dug ourselves a deep hole.”
Jaylen Shelton-Burleigh led the Lady Little Lions with 18 points, while Kyla Irwin added 11.
Mackenzie Yori (17), Kendra Pfeil (15) and Mikaela Browdy (15) paced Hazleton.