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D9 Girls/Boys Hoops: Sheelers Leads O-E Girls to NTL Win; Punxsy Boys Top Clarion; ECC Boys Back on Winning Track

Katie Sheeler had 17 points to help Otto-Eldred beat Northern Potter in NTL action Saturday. Photo by Patrick Crants. See more of Crants work here.

Jan. 8 District 9 girls’ and boys’ basketball recaps

GIRLS

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Katie Sheeler netted 17 points, collected six steals, and grabbed four rebounds to help Otto-Eldred to a 48-33 NTL win over visiting Northern Potter.

Bri Heller added eight points and 13 rebounds for the Lady Terrors, while Brooke Close chipped in 12 points.

Rebecca Martin paced Northern Potter with eight points, six rebounds, and four steals with Courtney Martin adding seven points, and Kayden Brown collecting a team-high nine boards.

BOYS

PUNXSUTAWNEY 46, CLARION 37

CLARION, Pa. – Noah Weaver led a trio of Punxsutawney players in double digits with 14 points, as the visiting Chucks used a strong start to beat Clarion, 46-37.

Weaver scored six first-quarter points to help Punxsutawney build a 20-11 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Donnie Neese added 12 points in the win for the Chucks with Kyle Nesbitt chipping in 11 points.

Christian Simko led Clarion with 14 points with Devon Lauer adding eight points.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 61, COUDERSPORT 28

ST. MARYS, Pa. – A 40-point first half helped Elk County Catholic shake off a loss from 24 hours earlier and beat visiting Coudersport, 61-28.

The Crusaders led 40-14 at halftime.

Jordan Wasko led ECC with 15 points with Luke Jansen adding 13 points, Michael Jacobs nine, and Adam Straub and Charlie Breindel eight each.

Logan Ruter hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 points for Coudersport.

BOLIVAR-RICHBURG (N.Y.) 60, PORT ALLEGANY 47

BOLIVAR, N.Y. – Landon Danaher scored a game-high 24 points to lead Bolivar-Richburg (N.Y.) to a 60-47 win over visiting Port Allegany.

Camdyn MacDonell added 12 points in the win.

Jett Rudding came off the bench to score a career-high 19 points for Port Allegany, while Blaine Moses had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds while also adding three steals and three assists.

ARCHBISHOP WALSH (N.Y.) 56, OSWAYO VALLEY 44

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Kellen Brady tickled the twine for a team-high 25 points, as visiting Archbishop Walsh (N.Y.) took care of Oswayo Valley, 56-44.

Russell Maine added 15 points in the win.

That duo offset a fantastic game from Oswayo Valley’s Cayden Black, who scored a career-high 32 points while adding eight steals.

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