While the Wyoming Area boys Badger Game with Old Forge on Friday got all the attention, the Lady Warriors tipped off the girls season at Throop with a preseason win over Mid Valley.
Serra Degnan scored a career-high 21 points to lead Wyoming Area to a 50-47 victory over Mid Valley. Val Bott added a personal-best nine points for the Warriors, while Abby Thornton chipped in eight.
Degnan hit three three-pointers for nine of her points. Nicole Turner and Bott each hit a three. The LWs could have made it a little easier on themselves by hitting free throws. They were 9 of 24.
The game was tight throughout. WA had a six-point lead at the half, but Mid Valley tied it after three.
Haley Drutarovsky scored a game-high 25 points for Mid Valley.
For WA Emily Wolfgang scored four points; Nicole Turner, 3; Nicole Wright, 3; and Ashley Blannett, 2. Felicia Turner also played but did not score.
Pittston Area opened its preseason on Saturday at Lake Lehman. That game ended too late for our deadline.