High School Sports

Emma Butler leads Penns Valley girls’ basketball

Behind Emma Butler’s 17 points, Penns Valley defeated Clearfield 53-38 on Wednesday night.

Butler, who led all scorers, had seven field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers. Peyton Homan and Kourtney Beamesderfer also hit double-digits for the Lady Rams, tallying 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Penns Valley jumped out to a stellar start, racking up 29 first-quarter points.

The Lady Rams finished off Clearfield with tight defense, allowing only 13 points in the second half.

Penns Valley (10-5) travels to Central on Friday.