A furious fourth-quarter comeback left Mt. Lebanon one point short in a 51-50 loss to District 6 champion State College in a PIAA Class AAAA first-round game this past Friday at Altoona High School.
After being outscored 21-11 in the first quarter, the Blue Devils matched the Lady Little Lions point for point in the middle two quarters and trailed 42-32 after three quarters. Mt. Lebanon almost pulled off the comeback, outscoring State College 18-9 in the final period.
Christine Ehland concluded her fine career as a Blue Devil with 16 points. Sophomore guard Maura Wallace added 10 points. The loss ended Mt. Lebanon's season at 16-7. The Blue Devils did win Section 4-AAAA with a 10-2 record, and they advanced to the quarterfinals of the WPIAL tournament before falling to eventual champion Penn-Trafford, 32-24.