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On Wednesday, Rebecca Avery drives through a Crestwood player’s attempt at defense.

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STAFF PHOTOS/ROBERT BAKER Abby Ritz grabs a rebound against Crestwood on Wednesday night in Tunkhannock.

The Lady Tigers won the week, 2-1, with wins over Crestwood and Coughlin.

At Tunkhannock, Annaliese Verbeek scored seven of her team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter to help Tunkhannock slip past Crestwood and snap a two-game losing streak on Wednesday.

Abby Ritz added 16 points, while Rebecca Avery had 10 for the Tigers.

Tunkhannock outscored the Comets in every quarter, except the third.

In their next game, Verbeek and Ritz each scored 10 to lead Tunkhannock, but the Patriots jumped out to a 10-point halftime lead and cruised to a 53-44 victory on Friday in Pittston.

The Lady Tigers hosted Coughlin on Monday, taking the 51-46 win.

Verbeek scored 19 points and Avery added 18, leading the Tigers to a come-from-behind win.

Ritz scored 10 points for Tunkhannock, which trailed 36-30 entering the final quarter.

The Lady Tigers head to Valley West on Jan. 9 for a game against the Spartans.

Tunk. 46, Crestwood 40

Crest. 8 6 16 10 40

Tunk. 10 16 9 11 46

Crestwood-K. Andrews 4 0-0 8, K. Papura 3 2-8 8, J. Taleroski 2 1-2 7, J. Johnson 2 0-0 5, J. Weiss 2 0-0 5, B. Termini 2 1-2 5, R. Magin 1 0-0 2, A. Armstrong 0 0-0 0, Totals 16 4-12 40.

Tunkhannock-A. Verbeek 7 2-5 19, A. Ritz 4 8-12 16, R. Avery 4 2-5 10, H. Long 0 1-4 1, R. Shrivastava 0 0-0 0, C. Yuhas 0 0-0 0, A. Brown 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 13-26 46.

3-point goals: J. Taleroski (C) 2, J. Johnson (C) 1, J. Weiss (C) 1, A. Verbeek (T) 3.

Pittston 53, Tunk., 44

Tunkhannock 9 8 7 20 44

Pittston Area 13 14 9 17 53

Tunkhannock-A. Ritz 2 5-10 10, A. Verbeek 2 4-4 10, H. Long 3 1-2 9, C. Yuhas 2 2-2 8, R. Avery 1 5-12 7, L. Fortney 0 0-0 0, R. Shrivastava 0 0-0 0, A. Brown 0 0-0 0, A. Ritz 0 0-0 0, Totals 10 17-30 44.

Pittston Area-N. Zambetti 6 0-0 15, L. Savoy 4 3-3 11, J. Sharp 3 3-4 9, E. O’Brien 2 4-8 8, E. Coles 1 3-4 5, B. Pedana 1 0-0 3, K. Maurizi 1 0-1 2, K. Walker 0 0-0 0, M. Mihalka 0 0-0 0, H. Getz 0 0-2 0, Totals 18 13-22 53.

3-point goals: A. Verbeek (T) 2, C. Yuhas (T) 2, H. Long (T) 2, A. Ritz (T) 1, N. Zambetti (P) 3, B. Pedana (P) 1.

Tunk. 51, Coughlin 46

Coughlin 8 15 13 10 46

Tunk. 15 7 8 21 51

Coughlin-A. Cicon 4 6-7 14, M. Zabala 5 0-0 11, A. Brittingham 3 0-0 7, A. Butts 3 0-2 6, L. Berry 2 0-0 4, Y. Perez 2 0-0 4, C. Wartella 0 0-0 0, A. Kush 0 0-0 0, I. Reyes 0 0-0 0, Totals 19 6-9 46.

Tunkhannock-A. Verbeek 5 7-10 19, R. Avery 6 6-8 18, A. Ritz 2 6-16 10, C. Yuhas 1 0-2 2, H. Long 1 0-0 2, R. Shrivastava 0 0-0 0, A. Brown 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 19-36 51.

3-point goals: A. Brittingham (Cou) 1, M. Zabala (Cou) 1, A. Verbeek

(Tunk) 2.