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Brookville Coach Powell Sets Program Wins Mark in Victory Over Eisenhower

Brookville's Mark Powell sets the program mark for wins in a 54-31 victory over Eisenhower.

BROOKVILLE, Pa. — Ending the season with a 54-31 win over visiting Eisenhower, Brookville also closed its campaign with a milestone victory for its longtime head coach.

Mark Powell, finishing his 19th season, notched his 237th career win, breaking a tie for the program’s all-time wins lead with Jon Benton. Powell coached junior varsity under Benton for six years until replacing him as head coach prior to the 2002-03 season.

Benton finished 236-161 in 17 seasons, covering two terms from 1978-1987 and 1994-95 through 2001-02. Of the program’s 14 District 9 titles, Benton coached eight of them with Powell coaching four title teams.

   

Elizabeth Wonderling scored 17 points, 10 coming in the first quarter, to lead the Lady Raiders. Kerstyn Davie and Alayna Haight scored 12 and 11 points respectively while Davie pulled down eight rebounds.

Mackenzie Dunn led Eisenhower with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

YOUNGSVILLE 50, VENANGO CATHOLIC 32

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Kam Weissinger and Chloe Senz scored 17 points each to lead Youngsville to a 50-32 win over Venango Catholic.

Kennedy Liederbach had 11 points and Molly Mietus seven for VC. 

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