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Season ends for Sayre girls.

By: Chris Boswell | Towanda Daily Review | March 4, 2012 | Photo courtesy Chris Boswell


2012 Sayre vs. South Williamsport Girls BasketballMANSFIELD - South Williamsport girls basketball won a commanding 59-30 victory over the Sayre Redskins Saturday afternoon at Mansfield University in the District 4, Class AA consolation game.

With the win South Williamsport advances to the PIAA playoffs, while the season comes to an end for the Redskins.

The game looked to be close after the first quarter with both teams scoring 10. It still looked like a close one going into the half with South Williamsport putting up another 12 points but Sayre only netting seven to bring the half score to 22-17. The game started to get away from the Redskins during the third quarter with Sayre only hitting eight points but the Mounties hitting 21 points. South Williamsport tacked on another 16 in the fourth while Sayre only hit five points.

Tierney Pfirman led the game with 24 points and eight rebounds. She scored 12 points from the floor and another 12 from her 13 attempts at the free throw line. Pfirman also tied for first in assists with three and steals with three. She also led the game with two blocks.

Jamie Steer finished second on the team, third overall, with 11 points and six rebounds. She also had two steals and two assists. Steer had the games only other block.

Jennifer Jackson co-led the game with three steals. Anastasia Laird co-led the game with her three assists.

Sayre's Mollie Robinson led with 13 points and Adrienne Malorzo had six boards to lead her team.

Elyse Skerpon had eight points for Sayre and Kelly Villanti had four, while Kelsey Young finished with three points in the game and Malorzo had two points.

Skerpon added three assists for the Redskins.

Sayre finished with going 10-41 from the floor, 5-19 from beyond the three-point line and 5-9 from the line. The Lady Mounties went 21-47 from the field, 1-5 from beyond the arc and 16-19 from the free throw line.

Sayre lost the battle of turnovers with 28 while South Williamsport only gave up the ball 16 times.

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