High School Sports

High school girls basketball: Altoona tops State College

Altoona’s Paige Whitfield scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Lady Mountain Lions past State College 58-49 on Monday night.

Whitfield knocked down five of Altoona’s nine 3-pointers in the win.

“It was a huge game for her,” State College coach Bethany Irwin said. “She shot very well. We didn’t stop her.”

The Lady Mountain Lions pushed their three-point halftime lead to 12 points going into the fourth quarter.

Kyla Irwin scored 18 points to lead State College.