Scholastic sports: East Juniata falls to Halifax on road

HALIFAX — Laurel Amey and Alyssa Hibbs scored a team-high eight points for East Juniata, but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers fell to Halifax, 40-29, in the opening round of the Tri-Valley League girls basketball tournament.

Amey scored the game’s only 3-point goal.

Liz Weidner scored seven points for East Juniata.

East Juniata awaits playoff seeding.

Junior High

Boys basketball

¯ 7th grade: Park Forest 35, Mifflin County 20. High scorers: Connor Zimmerman and Cole Chilson, 4 points.

¯ 8th grade: Mifflin County 38, Park Forest 23. High scorer: Hunter Wolfgang, 12 points.

¯ 9th grade: Mifflin County 50, Park Forest 33. High scorer: Xavier Vega, 11 points.