After the Galeton girls basketball team was able to spark a win-streak near the end of the season, the Galeton Lady Tigers (6-15) have dropped four straight, and fell to the Port Allegany Lady Gators (15-5) 72-35, and the Cameron County girls by a score of 61-37.
The Port girls jumped out to a convincing lead and used a 21-point first quarter to dig a huge hole of 21-8 over the Lady Tigers and cruised to a 38-14 advantage going into the second half.
The Lady Tigers showed a massive improvement in the second half and scored 21 points, but were unable to contain one of the best offensive teams in the NTL, as they put up a whopping 72 points on their way to a 72-35 victory.
The Port Allegany offense saw 10 players contribute to the scoring led by a 23 points game by senior Cailey Barnett. Bree Garzel was also able to score 16 points in the winning effort.
The Lady Tigers were led once again by senior Cara Parsell who netted 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished out two assists, blocked one shot and grabbed one steal in the effort and impacted the game in almost every facet, as she normally does.
Lauren Sauley and Alli Macensky both added nine points with Macensky also grabbing 10 boards, adding two steals and sending back three shots. Sauley added nine rebounds as well, grabbed two steals and had one block during the loss.
The Galeton Lady Tigers took on Cameron County in their next contest, but were unable to come out with a victory as they fell by a score of 61-37.
Macensky led the Tigers with a big double-double and netted 12 points to go along with her 14 rebounds and two blocks.
Sophomore Sauley also added 10 points and four rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for the Lady Tigers to come out with a win.
The Galeton Lady Tigers will look to finish up their season with a win when they host the Bucktail girls on Thursday, Feb, 13 at 6:30 p.m.