By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | January 30, 2020
The Canton Varsity Girls Basketball team qualified for the District IV Class AA playoffs as they cruised past North Penn-Liberty, 47-24 on Wednesday, January 29.
The Lady Warriors jumped out to an early 11-5 lead after the 1st quarter and scored 11 more points in the 2nd, while holding the Lady Mounties to just 6 points, to lead 22-11 at halftime. Canton did their most damage in the 3rd quarter as they scored 16 points to increase their lead to 38-19. Canton outscored North Penn-Liberty 9-5 in the final quarter.
Elle Binford nearly had a quadruple-double as she scored 14 points to go along with 8 rebounds, 7 assists, and 7 steals. Aislyn Williams had 7 points, Molly Ward, Reagan Kelley, Raeann Roupp, and Alexis Baldwin all scored 5 points each, Courtney Weiskopff added 4 points, and Emmie Tymeson rounded out the scoring with 2 points. Ward added 10 rebounds, Kelley grabbed 8 rebounds and made 3 assists, and Williams added 7 rebounds.
The win improves the Lady Warriors' record to 11-8 (7-6 NTL Small School Division). Canton is on the road at Northeast Bradford on Friday, January 31.
Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.