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Casilio Leads Jburg Girls Past Kane; Curwensville Rallies from 14-point Deficit to Get First Win

Johnsonburg beat Kane on Friday night to get its first AML victory of the season. Submitted photo

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Maria Casilio scored eight points during a 16-8 third-quarter run for Johnsonburg in a 41-36 win over visiting Kane in AML action that gave the home team its first AML win of the year.

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The Ramettes (6-15 overall, 1-7 AML North) trailed 19-14 at halftime but used the big third quarter to take a 30-27 lead into the final eight minutes.

Gianna Zimmerman then scored five of Johnsonburg’s 11 fourth-quarter points to help close out the win.

Casilio led the Ramettes with 14 points with Cadence Brechtel adding 10 points and Natalie Dunworth chipping in eight points.


Maya Smith paced Kane (9-11, 1-7) with 13 points with Leah Tigani adding 12.

Despite the loss, Kane should have an AML playoff berth secured as the tiebreaker is the overall record since the teams split their season series.


WESTOVER, Pa. – Behind 12 fourth-quarter points from Briah Peoples, including the game-winninh shot with five seconds left, Curwensville rallied from a 14-point deficit heading to the fourth quarter to stun homestanding Harmony, 55-54, to get its first win of the season.

Down 41-27 after three quarters, the Lady Tide (1-19) outscored the Owls 28-13 in the fourth quarter.


Thanks to her big fourth quarter, Peoples led Curwensville with a career-high 18 points. Natalie Wischuck added 10 points, Ava Hainsey chipped in nine tallies, and Addison Butler had seven points.

Jayolen Fry had a game-high 23 points for Harmony with Jaylee Beck adding 12 points.


CLARION, Pa. – Clarion got a career-high 20 points from Marley Kline on its way to a 55-19 non-league win over visiting Keystone.

Taylor Alston added 12 points for the Lady Cats (13-8) with Gia Babington scoring eight tallies.

Ashlee Albright had eight points for Keystone (8-13).


EMPORIUM, Pa. – A career-high 18 points from Molly Hanslovan lifted St. Marys to a 54-37 road win over Cameron County.

Jayssa Snelick and Sophia Surra each added nine points for the Lady Dutch (18-3).

Elsie Bresslin paced Cameron County (4-17) with 15 points.



BROCKWAY, Pa. – Gabby Amacher had 17 points, seven assists, and four steals to help Ridgway to a 72-26 road AML win over Brockway.

Amacher now has 309 career assists, the third most in school history.

Jenna Kasmierski added 15 points, eight rebounds, and five assists for the Lady Elkers (18-4 overall, 6-3 AML South), who led 31-2 at the end of the first quarter and 48-9 at halftime.

Kristen Ellenberger also added 13 points and eight steals for Ridgway with Sophia Fullmer chipping in 10 points and Grace Bon grabbing six rebounds to go with four points.

Rheanna Spinda led Brockway (8-14, 2-7) with eight points.


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Four Punxsutawney players reached double figures in a 63-24 win over visiting DuBois in D9 League action.

Emily McMahan led the Lady Chucks (16-3 overall, 7-2 D9 League) with 12 points while adding three steals.

Danielle Griebel had a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds while also coming away with seven steals, Emily Dibbins added 11 points and Avary Powell contributed 10 points and five rebounds.

Lynx Lander paced DuBois (3-18, 1-8) with eight points with Avery Fontaine adding seven points.


BRADFORD, Pa. – Samantha Whitling scored nine of her game-high 15 points to spark visiting Brookville to a hot first quarter on its way to a 44-24 D9 League win at Bradford.

The Lady Raiders (9-11 overall, 3-6 D9 League) led 18-5 after the first quarter and 21-14 at halftime before pulling away in the second half by outscoring the hosts 23-10.

Eden Wonderling finished with 11 points and Kerstyn Davie added eight points, all in the second half.


Kalie Dixon led Bradford (4-15, 1-7) with 12 points. Haley Keane scored nine points.


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