Peters Township Edges Norwin In Matchup Of Section Champs

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If Peters Township and Norwin meet again, it won’t be in the first round of the girls Class 6A WPIAL championships. Both teams won their respective sections and got a good taste of how they match up with each other on Monday night.

In a tough road game, Peters Township game away with a 56-55 win.

The Indians held a 31-28 lead at halftime but the Knights stormed back to take a 50-44 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Peters Township controlled the final eight minutes, holding Norwin to five points to squeeze out the victory.

Junior Makenna Marisa finished with a game-high 23 points for the Indians. Senior Magen Polczynski and freshman Danielle Rosso had 12 points apiece for the Knights.

Peters Township finished the regular season with a 19-3 record and Norwin enters the playoffs with a 11-9 record.