Girls Basketball - Norwin vs Penn-Trafford
Norwin Girls Win Rematch with Penn-Trafford 40-29
Norwin had their lowest point output of the season, but it was more than enough to win easily, as they beat rival Penn-Trafford 40-29 in a Class 6A Section 1 girls basketball game on Thursday, February 11, at Norwin High School. The Lady Knights avenged an earlier 50-46 loss to the Lady Warriors on January 18 at Penn-Trafford.
Penn-Trafford scored first, and kept Norwin off the scoreboard for the first 3 minutes, but the Lady Knights recovered to hold a 6-5 lead after one quarter.
Norwin put some distance on the Warriors in the second quarter, outscoring Penn-Trafford 13-6 to take a 19-11 lead to the locker room at halftime.
A low scoring third quarter had the Knights in front 26-17 going to the final quarter. Savannah Schneck scored 8 of Norwin's 14 fourth quarter points while the Lady Knights held Penn-Trafford to 12, and Norwin claimed the season series split with a 40-29 victory.
Norwin's Brianna Zajicek led all scorers with 12 and teammate Savannah Schneck added 10. Maura Suman led Penn-Trafford with 8 points.
Norwin (10-2, 8-2) hosts North HIlls in a conference game on 2/15. Next up for Penn-Trafford (9-3, 8-3) is a home conference game with Seneca Valley.
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