Penns Valley got better with each quarter and hammered Clearfield 47-25 on Wednesday.
The Rams (9-7) improved to 8-1 in league play with a strong offensive effort matched by steady defense. Penns Valley was able to insert younger players for the final quarter after building a 44-23 lead after three quarters.
Offensively the Rams were led by Mackenzie Ironside who put up 18 points with 12 of those coming from 3-point range.
“Mackenzie Ironside had the hot hand for us tonight,” Penns Valley coach Karen McCaffrey said. “She’s capable of putting up 18 every night.”
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Maci Ilgen chipped in 10 points while point guard Karli Ripka added seven and helped slow Clearfield’s offense with a strong defensive performance. Bethany Miller snagged 11 rebounds in the win.