Lenart Paces Panama Win Over Pine Valley

SOUTH DAYTON – On the scoring of Brittany Lenart, Panama rallied to defeat Pine Valley, 51-45, to move to 3-0 in Division 3 girls basketball and 6-2 overall.

Lenart had nine of her 18 points in the fourth quarter when Panama overcame a 10-point deficit with a 22-10 edge. She also brought down 11 rebounds.

Allison Strickland had four steals and two assists for Panama while Lenart had a couple of assists in the win.

Kayla Mansfield was high for PV with 18 points and eight rebounds and Laura Killock added 12 points. Mansfield also had seven steals, Erin Waterman six and Alex Bentham five assists.

PANAMA (51)

Swanson 2 2 6, Marsh 1 0 3, Conway 3 0 6, Strickland 3 0 6, Stravato 0 0 0, Abbott 3 0 8, Lenart 7 2 18, Johnson 2 0 4. Totals 21 4 51.

PINE VALLEY (45)

Waterman 1 0 2, Tingue 1 0 2, Mansfield 8 2 18, Kenney 0 0 0, Bentham 2 0 4, Brunswick 1 3 5, Abers 0 0 0, Killock 6 0 12, Hoth 1 0 2. Totals 20 5 45.

3-point goals: Lenart 2, Abbott 2, Marsh.

Panama 15 5 9 22 – 51

Pine Valley12 8 15 10 – 45

Jayvees: Panama won.