Alder beats undefeated Mechanicsburg

(Posted Jan. 8, 2020)

By Pat Donahue, Staff Photographer

The Jonathan Alder Pioneers took down the undefeated Mechanicsburg Indians in a 54-43 victory at home on Jan. 7. The win takes the Pioneers to 9-2 on the season.

Jonathan Alder’s girls’ varsity team prepares for its Jan. 7 home game against undefeated Mechanicsburg.
Sydney Bourquin (#4) battles her way to the bucket for two of her game leading 18 points in a Jan. 7 matchup at home with Mechanicsburg. Entering the game, the Jonathan Alder senior led the league in steals (4.9 per game) and assists (6.5 per game) and and was in the top five for scoring (13.4 per game). Her 18 points helped the Pioneers to a 54-43 win against the 11-0 Indians.
Jonathan Alder senior Melissa Walbom (left) makes the steal from Mechanicsburg’s Emma Jones and takes it the distance for two of her 17 points.
Jonathan Alder senior Sophie Zawodny fights her way to the basket.
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