Mifflin, BC, Muhlenberg and Exeter hoops pick up opening night wins

High school basketball begins around Berks County

BERKS COUNTY, Pa. - At the Berks Catholic Tip-off Tournament Friday night, the Governor Mifflin girls and lady Saints opened up their 2012-2013 seasons.

The lady Mustangs led things off with a 59-38 win over Warwick. Emily Gingrich poured in 25 points to lead the way for Mifflin.

Berks Catholic played in the nightcap against Garden Spot. The lady Saints also won comfortably, 61-42. Katrina Balatgek tallied 19 points to lead BC.

Berks Catholic will meet Governor Mifflin Saturday night at 7:30 in the championship game.


At the Exeter Tip-off Tournament Friday night, the Muhlenberg boys and Eagles were in the action.

The Muhls began the evening with a close 71-67 victory over Pottsgrove.

They'll meet the Eagles in the title game. Exeter knocked off Upper Merion 46-29 in the late game.

The Muhls and Eagles will square off at 1:30 Saturday.

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