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Lady Huskies get dominating win over Milton Hershey

By Kenny Varner

HERSHEY – MIfflin County improved its record to 11-3 on the year after its solid performance against a feisty Milton Hershey team in girls basketball action.

The triple threat of Marissa Gingrich , Bri Bodtorf and Kate Knable dominated the score sheet in the 63- 30 win over the Spartans.

Gingrich led the way with a game-high 22 points.

Bodtorf followed with a hard fought 16 points.

Knable posted a very workmanlike 14-point performance in the “Mercy Rule” contest.

Mifflin County got off to a quick start in the first.

Led by Gingrich’s four triples and Knable’s 10 points, the Lady Huskies rallied to take a dominating 25-4 first quarter lead.

In the second, MIfflin County continued to put the pressure on the Spartans 11-5 second quarter run.

Bodtorf had the hot hand, despite two early fouls, to net seven points.

When the game went into the intermission, the Huskies led 36-9.

Milton Hershey came out strong in the second half, hitting a quick five points but the Huskies were able to overcome that with some strong shooting once again by Bodtorf with nine and Gingrich also netting nine in the abbreviated period.

With the “Mercy Rule” portion of the game in full force, the Huskies went to its bench late in the final period outshot 8-4 by the Spartans.

However, the mini run would not matter to the Huskies as they were able to pick up the win and make it seven wins in their last eight games.

In JV action MIfflin County defeated Milton Hershey 50- 14

Both Amelia Leister and Jalee Bodtorf tallied 13 in the victory.

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