High School Sports

High school girls basketball: Bellwood-Antis drops Penns Valley

Bellwood-Antis built a 24-point halftime lead and cruised to a 68-32 win over Penns Valley in girls’ basketball Monday night.

Karson Swogger hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points to lead the Lady Blue Devils. Ana Hollen added 21 points.

“Both are outstanding ballplayers,” Penns Valley coach Karen McCaffrey said. “We knew going into tonight, it was going to be tough matchups.”

Maci Ilgen scored 11 points to lead the Lady Rams (5-4).

Bellwood-Antis (9-1) led by 40 points going into the fourth quarter.

“They’re the top team in our district right now,” McCaffrey said. “That’s where we’re striving to be.”

Penns Valley played without starting point guard Kourtney Beamesderfer, who McCaffrey said is out for the season due to injury.

The Lady Rams return to action Wednesday at Huntingdon.