In a couple weeks, the Annville-Cleona girls' basketball program is going to get to do something it hasn't done in seven years.

Any guesses? How about compete in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs?

A-C clinched its first L-L berth since the 2005-06 season on Tuesday night by edging Lancaster Mennonite, 49-42, in a key Section Four battle at Annville-Cleona High School.

The victory upped head coach Jaime Walborn's squad's overall record to 12-8 and its section mark to 9-5 while sewing up second place in the section and the league playoff berth that goes with it.

Elaina Wanamaker led A-C's march to the L-L tourney with a game-high 23 points, and Kayla Parks chipped in with 12 for the home team, which jumped out to a 16-11 first-quarter lead and held on from there.

Mady Reeser paced Mennonite (6-14, 4-10) with 16 points and Jada Dunsen added 13.

Elsewhere Tuesday night:




  • Palmyra 67, Susquehanna Township 31: In Palmyra, the Cougars put all 12 of their players in the scoring column in the rout of the Indians, a win that improved Palmyra's record to 20-0 overall and 14-0 in Keystone Division play. Kristen Smoluk led the balanced scoring with 14 points - the only Cougar in double figures.

    Palmyra used a 24-9 spurt through the second quarter to build a 37-17 halftime lead and never looked back.

  • Lebanon Catholic 69, Columbia 41: In Lebanon, the Beavers scored 41 first-half points and ran away from the Crimson Tide in this Section Four battle.


    The win makes Catholic 11-9 overall and 6-8 in league play.

    A 20-8 run through the second quarter turned a five-point game into a commanding 41-24 halftime lead. Abby Shay scored a team-high 20 points for the Beavers, while Helene Reist (14), Holly Marinkov (13) and Catherine Gross (10) also reached double figures.

  • Cedar Crest 55, Warwick 38: In South Lebanon, the Falcons broke the game open during the middle two quarters, a 16-minute stretch where Cedar Crest outscored the Warriors 23-12 to build up 40-23 lead entering the final period. The win makes the Falcons 7-12 overall and 6-8 in Section One.

    Alex Rich hit for a game-high 18 points for Crest, while Rachel Miller added 11 and Nikki Wagner chipped in 10.

  • Cocalico 43, Lebanon 36: In Denver, the Eagles outscored the Cedars 18-12 in the second half to pull out the Section Two victory. Cocalico led 25-24 at halftime before escaping with the win.

    Lebanon, now 8-12 overall and 5-9 in league play, got 11 points from Madison Rakow and 10 more out of Shaela Shellehamer in a losing cause.