Girls Varsity Basketball
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The Middletown girls basketball team split its weekend games in its own Middletown Tip Off Tournament.
Middletown head coach Robert Pelletier said the team played well both nights.
“We are much further ahead of where we were a year ago this time,” he said.
The Blue Raiders were 7-13 last season in Pelletier’s first season.
On Friday, the Blue Raiders topped Boiling Springs, 47-35.
“We were pretty relaxed and ran through our offense pretty well,” he said.
Senior standout Kate Fitzpatrick got her season off to a strong start, with 22 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 6 steals. She was 7-of-7 from the free throw line.
Fitzpatrick, who will attend Millersville University to play basketball and softball was a second-team all-state basketball player last year and is vying to become the top girls scorer in Blue Raider history this season, trailing Ja’Lynn Burton-Jones by less than 300 points. She is a three-year starter and a two-year captain.
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Ayanna Reeves looks to pass against Susquehanna Township on Saturday. ~ Bridget Fitzpatrick