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Juniata outlasts Upper Dauphin in overtime thriller

Offense led the Juniata girls basketball team Monday night as they post a 58-53 overtime victory.

Leading the way offensively for the Lady Indians was Olivia Clark with a 20-point effort.

Teammates Mackenzie Bennett and Malin Kint added 10 points each in the victory.

There was quite an offensive battle to start things in the first as Juniata was able to outlast Upper Dauphin 15-14.

Going into second, the two tied each other posting nine points each.

But Juniata was outscored in the third as Upper Dauphin came out of the intermission with the hot hand scoring  16 while holding the Lady Indians to only nine.

But the Indians battled back in the fourth quarter, sending the game into an overtime period scoring 18 while holding Upper Dauphin to 12.

In the overtime period, Juniata picked up the win by outscoring Upper Dauphin 7-2 to take the victory.

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