ALMEDIA - Ali Varano scored 17 points and Maura Fiamoncini added 13, leading Mount Carmel Area past Central Columbia, 55-45, in Heartland II girls basketball action Monday night.

The Red Tornadoes (12-3) led by only a point after the first quarter, but openened things up in the middle two quarters, outscoring the Jays 29-16 during that time.

Central's Lindsey Carl led all scorers with 27 points.

MOUNT CARMEL (55) - Bolick 0 4-4 4, Hornung 3 0-0 6, Varano 7 3-4 17, Stellar 4 0-1 9, Winhofer 0 0-0 0, Lutz 2 0-0 4, Parker 1 0-0 2, Fiamoncini 6 0-0 13. Totals 23 7-9 55.

CENTRAL COLUMBIA (45) - Klingerman 1 0-0 2, Moroney 0 0-0 0, Klinger 0 0-0 0, Murtin 0 0-0 0, Carl 9 9-11 27, Harder 2 0-0 4, McCracken 2 2-2 6, Flick 1 0-0 2, Knorr 2 0-0 4. Totals 17 11-13 45.

3-point FGs: Stellar, Fiamoncini.

JV score: Central 42-31 (MCA, Fiamoncini 8, Arellano 8)

Southern Columbia 40 Hughesville 30

CATAWISSA RR - Jillian Oley scored 14 points, leading the Tigers (12-4) to the Heartland Conference victory over the Spartans.

Mackenzie Clark was next for Southern with nine points. Haley Levan added eight.

HUGHESVILLE (30) - Dudeck 0 0-0 0, Budman 0 5-6 5, Tripoli 0 0-0 0, Avery 1 1-1 3, Robenolt 1 0-0 2, Braumbeck 0 0-0 0, Shaner 3 1-2 7, Russell 2 0-0 4, Croucher 1 1-2 3, Peterman 0 1-2 1, Rogers 2 1-1 5, Stackhouse 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 10-14 30.

SOUTHERN COLUMBIA (40) - Clark 3 2-4 9, Long 0 1-1 1, Thomas 0 0-0 0, Podpura 2 0-2 4, Lyash 0 0-0 0, Daubert 1 0-3 2, Shutt 1 0-0 2, Vought 0 0-0 0, Oley 5 2-3 14, Pantalone 0 0-0 0, Chaundy 0 0-2 2, Hoffman 0 0-0 0, Levan 4 0-0 8. Totals 16 5-15 40.

3-point FGs: Clark, Oley 2.

JV score: Hughesville 36-30 (SCA, Podpura 12)

Line Mountain 59 Shamokin 12

MANDATA - Brendan Renn (17), Garrett Kieffer (285), Cameron Newman (120), Blake Carl (132), Gary Laudenslager (128) and Ken Boyer (145) had falls for Line Mountain as the Eagle improved to 10-5 overall.

152 - Kyle Diorio, S, forfeit (6-0); 160 - Josiah Miller, S, forfeit (12-0); 170 - Brendan Renn, LM, pinned Brett Rebuck, 4;44 (12-6); 182 - Riley Shaffer, LM, dec. Justin Aponte, 3-0 (12-9); 195 - Rayce Boyer, LM, dec. Brayson Pawelczyk, 7-2 (12-12); 220 - Double forfeit; 285 - Garrett Kieffer, LM, pinned Adam Miller, 1:54 (12-18); 106 - Collin Klinger, LM, forfeit (12-24); 113 - Cole Hauck, LM, forfeit (12-30); 120 - Cameron Newman, LM, pinned Keith Elliott, 1:45 (12-36); 126 - Brian Earlston, LM, tech. fall Bill Leon, 16-1, 5:41 (12-41); 132 - Blake Carl, LM, pinned Brett Long, 3:02 (12-47); 138 - Gary Laudenslager, LM, pinned Dustin Erdman, 3:10 (12-53); 145 - Kenneth Boyer, LM, pinned Tyler Allmond, :47 (12-59).

North Schuylkill 39 Pottsville 25

FOUNTAIN SPRINGS - Garret Grove and Auston Hummel scored key pins at 160 and 170, respectively, as the Spartans rallied for a Schuylkill League win over the Crimson Tide.

220 - Tarantelli (NS) dec. Hinson, 1-0 (3-0); 285 - Gadinski (NS) tech. fall Geiger, 16-1, 4:26 (8-0); 106 - Boyer (NS) maj. dec. Green, 13-2 (12-0); 113 - Bentz (P) dec. Madden-Edwards, 9-5 (12-3); 120 - Gardner (P) dec. McGrath, 10-3 (12-6); 126 - Wetzel (NS) dec. N. Cromyak, 6-2 (15-6); 132 - L. Cromyak (P) maj. dec. Elliott, 8-0 (15-10); 138 - Deiter (P) pinned Budnavage, 4:22 (15-16); 145 - Stencovage (P) pinned Reinoehl, 1:30 (15-22); 152 - Kessock (P) dec. Alexander, 5-2 (15-25); 160 - Grove (NS) pinned Kleckner, 5:24 (21-25); 170 - Au. Hummel (NS) pinned Bethea, 1:27 (27-25) 182 - Steinhilber (NS) pinned Alisauckas, :3 (33-25); 195 - Al. Hummel (NS) pinned Skrincosky, :45 (39-25).