Villa Maria’s basketball team defeated Elizabethtown 66-23 in the first round of the PIAA 5A state tournament on Saturday, March 9. The Hurricanes were strong from the start, jumping out to a 25-6 lead by the end of the first quarter, and leading 42-10 at halftime.
Senior Abby Walheim led the Hurricanes in scoring with 19 points. Paige Lauder scored 12, Maddy Ryan had 12, and Julia Samar scored 8.
The Hurricanes will face Twin Valley on Wednesday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Spring-Ford High School.
Read coverage of the game at papreplive.com/2019/03/09/hurricane-force-villa-maria-rolls-to-66-23-win-in-state-opener/