New Oxford overcame a poor foul-shooting performance to edge visiting Red Lion 43-42 in York-Adams Division I girls' basketball action on Monday night.
The Colonials were just 10-for-23 from the foul line (43 percent), compared to Red Lion's 16-for-23 effort (70 percent) from the charity stripe. New Oxford was just 4-for-13 in the fourth quarter from the line.
New Oxford, however, outscored Red Lion from the field, 33-26.
Taryn Crone led New Oxford with 13 points. Morgan Kuehne had 19 points for Red Lion.
The Colonials improved to 9-7 overall and 7-5 in the division. Red Lion fell to 13-6 and 8-4.
OTHER GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Dover 55, Spring Grove 52: At Spring Grove, the Eagles remained alone in first place in York-Adams Division II, but it wasn't easy. The Rockets used a 15-10 fourth-quarter surge to make it close. Dover's 13-6 first-quarter edge proved to be the difference in the game. Four players produced 52 of Dover's 55 points. Lindsey Fowler led the way with 16 points, followed by Megan Lokhaiser (14), Maxine Herman (12) and Alayah Hall (10). Morgan Arden had 21 points for Spring Grove. Dover improved to 16-1 overall and 10-1 in Division II. Spring Grove fell to 11-8 and 6-7.
West York 64, Central York 53: At Central York, the Bulldogs improved to 13-5 overall and 10-2 in York-Adams Division I. Emily Wood paced the winners with 18 points, while Kari Lankford added 13. MacKenzie Windsor led Central with 12 points, while Alexis Balanda chipped in 11.
Eastern 70, York High 49: At Wrightsville, Morgan Thomas led the Golden Knights to the York-Adams Division III victory with 27 points. Teammate Lauren Beaver knocked in 12 points. For the Bearcats, Chyna Steele scored 23 points, while teammate Dejanay Givens scored 11. Eastern improved to 8-1 in the division and 11-6 overall.
York Catholic 66, Hanover 18: At York Catholic, Hannah Laslo led the Irish to the York-Adams Division IV victory by scoring 16 points. Teammate Zaenna Echevarria knocked in 14. York Catholic improved to 10-1 in the division and 17-2 overall.
Northeastern 59, Columbia 36: At Columbia, Shea Mathison led the Bobcats to the non-league victory by scoring 21 points. Payton Hauck scored 14 points, while Ashley Meyer knocked in 10.