COLLEGE: Bench sparks York women
A big game off the bench from Morgan Golec helped the York College women's basketball team claim a 64-50 victory Wednesday night at Penn State Harrisburg.
Golec averaged a point per minute on the floor on her way to a 20-point outburst. She also added eight rebounds and a blocked shot.
The reserves were a key factor in the victory. Julianna Lambert added 10 points and Sarah Shearer scored eight off the bench. Sam Hurz and Katie Wagner were the top-scoring starters with nine points each.
The Spartans also played tough defense, limiting the hosts to six points in the second quarter and six again in the third.
York maintained it's hold on second place in the Capital Athletic Conference with a 14-3 overall record and an 8-2 conference mark. The Spartans trail Marymount, which is also 14-3 overall, but sports a 9-1 CAC record.
Penn State Harrisburg was led by 18 points from Brittany Ulrich. Harrisburg fell to 7-10 on the season with a 3-7 CAC record.
Penn State Schuylkill 57, Penn State York 41: At York College, a rough second-half sunk the local Lions. They were outscored 32-19 after only trailing by three at the half. Tessa Dolce led Schuylkill with 16 points and teammate Joelle Moyer added 15 more to the winning cause. PSY was led by 16 points from Karra Thomason and 10 points from Katie McNamara. York fell to 2-8 on the year and 1-6 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference. Schuylkill improved to a 5-5 and 3-5.
York College 54, Penn State Harrisburg 52: At Harrisburg, the Spartans needed a second-half surge to edge the hosts. York trailed 25-16 at the half before pouring it on. Leading the way for the Spartans was Dalton Myers, who scored a game-high 20 points. York also got a lift from its bench, which combined to score 22 of the team's points. Jazmon Harris scored a team-high 12 points for PSH.
Penn State York 76, Penn State Schuylkill 71: At York College, Trent Thomas got it done on the foul line down the stretch for York to ice the game. Thomas was 6-of-6 in the final 33 seconds to complete his perfect 8-for-8 night from the stripe. He also led all scorers with 25 points. Teammate Mike Coleman added 17 points. Schuylkill was led by Derek Dimond's 16 points.