Shayna McNamee walked past the all-state photographs hanging above her as she approached the St. John Neumann each day the last four years.
It was an emotional roller coaster for Notre Dame's Gary Raupers this basketball season.
It was another big year for Waverly senior Elle Nittinger, and she wraps it up as the All-Region Player of the Year.
POTTSVILLE — Aiden Gair went flying through the air, extending his body across the Martz Hall baseline pursuing a loose ball. Gair landed chest-first, but quickly popped up and played defense. Moments later he drained a 3-pointer.
HERSHEY — Gerald Ross drove to the baseline, taking a double team with him. The clutch junior stopped on a dime, spun and found an open Mitch Klingerman on the 3-point wing. The senior's eyes widened as the clock ticked below 20 seconds and his team faced a two-point deficit.
DANVILLE — It wasn't quite as easy as the final score looked, but Lourdes Regional will make its fourth trip to the PIAA Class A quarterfinals after the Red Raiders defeated Sullivan County for the third time, 63-47, Wednesday at Danville High School in a second round game.
Sullivan County's season ended with a 67-50 loss to Plumstead Christian in the PIAA, Class A second round basketball playoffs Tuesday.
The North Penn-Mansfield boys won their preliminary game in the PIAA Tournament 72-59 over North Star on Tuesday night.
MILTON — Four senior starters returned this season. Jade Cordrey was the newcomer. And what an addition she has become.
SUNBURY — Moments after hitting a tough mid-range baseline jumper, Lewisburg guard Grace Kelleher rummaged through a sea of players looking for her defensive assignment. Once she found her, there was no escape for the Danville guard. The other eight players cleared out, leaving Kelleher on an island.
MILTON — As time expired, Mount Carmel players jumped off the bench and swarmed their teammates near midcourt. Together they celebrated another proud moment for a program that rattles those off like they are coming from an assembly line.
WILLIAMSPORT — At the beginning of the second quarter, Brandyn Tuttle rebounded a ball off a missed free throw and quickly put the ball back up.
LAPORTE – As Sullivan County fans stood and cheered, they produced what sounded like a collective roar. Students, and even some adults, literally jumped for joy, celebrating a moment no District 4 team had experienced since 2012.
ROME — Northeast Bradford used a 14-6 third quarter to top Cowanesque Valley 52-43 in District IV, Class AA boys' basketball quarterfinal action Tuesday.
ROME — South Williamsport used a pesky defensive attack and quick passing to pull away from Northeast Bradford 55-40 in the opening round of District IV, Class AA girls' basketball action Tuesday.