Ed Townsend | Democrat
Tri-Valley point guard Katlynn Greffath, left, set a new Tri-Valley record with seven three-pointers in Wednesday’s victory over Tuxedo. The previous mark was held by Amanda Krum, right, who in 2004 scored six three-pointers. Amanda presently assists the varsity coaching staff.
Greffath ‘three’wheels it in Tri-Valley victory
Story by Ed Townsend
GRAHAMSVILLE January 11 Tri-Valley point-guard Katlynn Greffath set a new school record Wednesday with seven three-pointers in the Bears 53-35 OCIAA Division V victory over Tuxedo.
Greffath finished with a game-high 26 points as Tri-Valley improved to 6-3 and 2-1 in the league. She entered the game averaging 15.75 points per game and currently leads Section IX in three-pointers withh 22. The next closest player has 13.
Katlynn hit her first three-pointer in the first quarter, added two three-pointers in the second quarter and finished with four three-pointers in the fourth quarter.
The previous Tri-Valley girls varsity three-point record had been held by Amanda Krom who sank six three-pointers during the 2004 season.
Tuxedo took a first quarter lead of 9-8, but Tri-Valley broke the game open with a 20-4 second quarter surge, keyed by two Greffath three-pointers. She poured in four more treys in the fourth quarter as Tri-Valley put the game out of reach.
The Lady Bears applied pressure defense throughout the game and easily handled Tuxedo’s press, leading to easy baskets and open looks on the offensive end. Outstanding rebounding by Mareena DiMilia with 16 and Nicole Bradley with 12 also keyed the victory.
Sabrina Smith and Nicole Bradley each scored seven points each for Tri-Valley.
Kayla Pinkney scored 17 points for Tuxedo, which dropped to 4-3, 1-2 league.