Behind 32 points from senior guard Nancy Berwanger, the Princeton Lady Tigers outlasted the visiting Shamrocks of North Harrison High School on Tuesday night, in a 72-47 final score from the Princeton gymnasium.
Paige Phillips added 16 points for Princeton in the victory, with the Lady Tigers cause buoyed by tremendous three-point shooting, with PHS connecting on 11 shots from 'beyond the arch', with Berwanger hitting six three pointers, Phillips three, with Fallon Priest and Trinity Kile adding three pointers. Kile finished with nine points for Princeton.
North Harrison, in the season-opening defeat, was led by Cooper Sadowsky with 19 points.
The Princeton boys opened the 2012-2013 season with a victory over North Harrison in Justin Collins' debut as the new head coach of the Tigers. We are attempting to find out more details on the PHS victory in Tuesday night's nightcap.
The Princeton girls and boys will be in the Albany Tournament next week. The Lady Tigers, seeded fourth, will play a quarterfinal against Worth County on Tuesday night, November 27th at 6:15. The Princeton boys, seeded seventh, will battle top-seeded South Harrison in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night, November 27th at 7:45 (at Albany High School).
Here is the high school basketball scoreboard from Tuesday, November 20, 2012:
Lawson 58, Orrick 25
Trenton 50, East Buchanan 19
Gallatin 63, Pattonsburg 46
Maysville 74, Tarkio 41
Polo 62, Southwest Livingston 44
Winston 55, Union Star 11
Osborn 45, Gilman City 43
Ridgeway 47, Stewartsville 17
Jefferson 60, South Harrison 46
Newtown-Harris 53, Tri-County 23
Linn County 34, Grundy R-5 27
Macon 50, Harrisburg 40
South Shelby 51, Schuyler County 42
Meadville 47, Novinger 15
Marceline 67, Slater 25
Lawson 66, Orrick 21
Trenton 65, East Buchanan 53
Maysville 47, Tarkio 28
Gallatin 62, Pattonsburg 22
Polo 57, Southwest Livingston 40
South Harrison 55, Jefferson 45
Ridgeway 70, Stewartsville 30
Osborn 48, Gilman City 27
Meadville 60, Novinger 27
Winston 64, Union Star 60
Harrisburg 61, Macon 54
South Shelby 63, Schuyler County 30
Marceline 64, Slater 50
Linn County 71, Grundy R-5 41