Boyertown, Muhlenberg girls win season openers

Boyertown, Muhlenberg girls notch opening wins

LAURELDALE - The Boyertown and Muhlenberg girls basketball teams recorded wins in the first round of the Muhlenberg Tip-off Tournament on Friday night in Laureldale.

In the early game, Boyertown (1-0) shut down Lower Dauphin (0-1), 40-27, to advance to the tournament finals.

Maria Garofolo led the lady Bears with 12 points. Dee Terry added 9. Boyertown led 19-5 at halftime, shutting out the Falcons in the first quarter.

In the nightcap, Muhlenberg (1-0) got a 58-29 win over Kutztown (0-1) in front of the home fans.

The Muhls' Elizabeth Christman led all scorers with 16 points. Angel Nieves pitched in 15.

Hannah Bankes led Kutztown with 15 points.

Boyertown will meet Muhlenberg in the tournament championship on Saturday.

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