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Chambers Nets 17 in Coudy Girls Win; Franklin Wins Battle in Venango Co.; Mercyhurst Prep Shines in the Sun Dec. 27

Emma Chambers calls out a play during Coudersport's win over Wellsboro Tuesday. Chambers scored 17 points, Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick's work here

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Emma Chambers scored a game-high 17 points to lead Coudersport to a 46-37 win over visiting Wellsboro.

Bel Porterfield and Sierra Myers each added 10 points for the Lady Falcons.

Paige Logsdon led Wellsboro with 15 points with Chloe Bradenburg added adding 11 points.

CLEARFIELD 64, CURWENSVILLE 22

           

HYDE, Pa. – Led by 17 points from Mia Helsel, Clearfield put five players in double digits in a 64-22 win over visiting Curwensville.

Helsel scored seven first-quarter points, as the Lady Bisons jumped to a 23-9 lead after the first quarter.

Riley Ryan added 15 points for Clearfield with Cayleigh Walker and Alayna Winters each scoring 11 and Hannah Glunt 10.

Janelle Passmore hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with six points to pace Curwensville.

CAMERON COUNTY 35, GALETON 22

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Aubree Lorenzo scored a game-high 19 points to lead Cameron County to a 35-22 home NTL win over Galeton.

Aaralyn Robinson was a monster on the boards grabbing 21 rebounds, including 11 offensive boards, and completed a double-double with 11 points for the Lady Raiders, while Renee Earle had four steals and one point, and Trinity Earle had seven rebounds.

Lynlee Basile scored 10 points for Galeton.

OLSH 45, REDBANK VALLEY 40

CALIFORNIA, Pa. – OLSH handed Redbank Valley its first loss of the season, 45-40, on the first day of the West Penn California Holiday Hoopfest.

The 2022 WPIAL Class 2A runner-up Chargers got 12 points from Mia Grisafi and 11 from Kyleigh Nagy on its way to the victory.

OLSH also saw Kara Bridge and Claudia Ferullo each added eight points.

               

That offset a big day from Mylee Harmon, who scored a game-high 22 points for Redbank Valley.

Alivia Huffman added 12 points for the Lady Bulldogs.

FRANKLIN 43, CRANBERRY 24

SENECA, Pa. – Franklin jumped out to an 18-3 lead after the first quarter on its way to a 43-24 win over Cranberry in the opening round of the Cranberry Tournament.

Estella Adams was also in double figures for Franklin with 12 points, while Kirsten Hicks added seven.

Mariah Wessell led Cranberry with six points with Keelie Schneider adding five points.

NORTH CLARION 63, YOUNGSVILLE 26

KANE, Pa. – Racing out to a 29-7 lead at the end of the first quarter North Clarion cruised past Youngsville, 63-26, in the opening round of the Kane Christmas Tournament.

   

Lily Homan scored eight of her 13 points in the first quarter while Emma McFarland netted five of her game-high 17 points in the opening eight minutes.

Emma McFarland then poured in nine more second-quarter points to push the She-Wolves’ advantage to 43-20 at the break.

Lauren Lutz added nine points in the win.

Rosie Rosendt led Youngsville with 12 points with Olivia Darling adding seven tallies.

KANE 36, CLARION 21

KANE, Pa. – Hailey Hillman scored 11 points to help Kane to a 36-21 win over Clarion in the opening round of the Kane Christmas Tournament.

The Lady Wolves overcame a slow start that saw them leading by just a point, 4-3, at the end of the first quarter to build a 14-8 halftime lead. Kane then outscored Clarion 22-13 in the second half with Leah Tigani scoring six of her eight points in a 10-point third quarter.

Sophie Babington led Clarion with 10 points.

FARRELL 51, A-C VALLEY 19

FARRELL, Pa. – Gabby King scored a game-high 23 points to lead Farrell to a 51-19 win over A-C Valley on the opening day of the Dresch-McCluskey Tournament at Farrell.

Mackenzie Parks paced A-C Valley with 14 points and seven rebounds.

SHARPSVILLE 52, SAEGERTOWN 34

STONEBORO, Pa. – Chasie Fry scored 17 points and pulled down five rebounds as Sharpsville earned a 52-34 win over Saegertown in the Lakeview Tournament.

Sharpsville, which also got 15 points and six assists from Lily Palko, outscored Saegertown 18-5 in the second quarter to take a 31-13 halftime lead.

Lindsay Greco led Saegertown with 14 points.

EISENHOWER 60, JAMESTOWN 12

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Freshman Clara Steinberg poured in 25 of her career-high 34 points in the first half as Eisenhower earned a 60-12 win over Jamestown in the opening round of the Iroquois tournament.

Included in Steinberg’s 34-point effort were four 3’s.

Laney Font scored nine of her 11 points in the second half for Eisenhower.

Alayna Cadman had nine points to lead Jamestown.

LAKEVIEW 50, SLIPPERY ROCK 14

STONEBORO, Pa. – Emma Marsteller scored 16 points as Lakeview earned a 50-16 win over Slippery Rock in the opening round of the Lakeview Tournament.

Kelsey Seddon and Kyndra Seddon added nine points each for the Sailors.

Julia Coffaro led Slippery Rock with five points.

WARREN 64, ELLICOTTVILLE (N.Y.) 36

JAMESTOWN, NY – A late opponent change didn’t slow the offense as Warren raced out to an early lead and never looked back en route to a 64-36 win over Ellicottville in the opening game of the JCC Showcase.

The Dragons were originally scheduled to face Sacred Heart Academy out of Buffalo, but the winter storm and ensuing travel ban prevented the Sharks from making the trip.

Sammie Ruhlman finished with a game-high 15 points to go along with seven assists and seven steals for Warren, while Meea Irwin had 11 points, Gracie Ruhlman had nine points, Alana Stuart eight, and Peyton Wotorson seven. Halle Kuzminski and Alyssa Farr each had six points, with Kuzminski adding 10 rebounds.

Allison Rowland led the Eagles with eight points. Ryan Quinn, Ande Northup, and Natalee Leiper scored six points each.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 52, MEADVILLE 16

FARRELL, Pa. – Makenzie Yanc had 21 points and seven rebounds to help Cambridge Springs to a 52-16 win over Meadville.

Hailee Rodgers added 15 points for Cambridge Springs, while Finley Rauscher filled up the stat sheet with five points, nine assists, and seven rebounds.

Marlaya McCoy had 12 points to lead Meadville.

HARBOR CREEK 70, OIL CITY 16

SENECA, Pa. – Samantha Zank scored 17 points as Harbor Creek earned a 70-16 win over Oil City in the Cranberry Tournament.

Brooke Przybylski added 13 points for Harbor Creek in the win, while Hannah Smith chipped in with 12 points.

Payton Leiderbach had eight points for Oil City.

IROQUOIS 29, ROCKY GROVE 22

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Iroquois jumped out to a 13-4 halftime lead on its way to a 29-22 win over Rocky Grove in the Iroquois Tournament.

Grace Abele led Iroquois with 10 points, while Gracie Belfiore added seven.

Rae Montgomery had 11 points for Rocky Grove.

MERCYHURST PREP 53, LAKE MARY (Fla.) 46

ORLANDO, Fla. – Olivia Kulyk scored 20 points as Mercyhurst Prep earned a 53-46 win over Lake Mary (Fla.) in the opening round of the Jim Clark Classic at Bishop Moore High School.

Lillirose Lang added 13 points for Mercyhurst Prep, which picked up its fourth win of the season.

Ronni Harper led Lake Mary (Fla.) with 15 points.

COWANESQUE VALLEY 32, NORTHERN POTTER 18

ULYSSES, Pa. – Ashley Woodring scored 14 points to lead visiting Cowanesque Valley to a 32-18 win over Northern Potter.

Mak Surine added nine points for Cow Valley.

Rebecca Martin led Northern Potter with four points and eight rebounds. Haylee Chapman and Molly Caddy each added four points for the Lady Panthers.

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