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Dec. 10, 2021 D9 Girls’ Hoops: Homan Helps VC to Win; Number of Coachers Get First Wins

Lily Homan had 13 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists in Venango Catholic's win over Iroquois

Dec. 10 District 9 girls’ recaps

       

VENANGO CATHOLIC 38, IROQUOIS 16

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Lily Homan’s return from a late-season knee injury last season went well, as the Venango Catholic sophomore scored 13 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and dished out four assists in a 38-16 win over Iroquois on the first day of the Franklin Elks Tip-off Tournament at Franklin High School.

Mariah Wessell added 10 points for the Lady Vikings, while Allison Stewart had six points and seven rebounds.

     

Jenna Dash had 10 points to lead Iroquois.

REDBANK VALLEY 46, FRANKLIN 34

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Freshman Mylee Harmon scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half as Redbank Valley pulled away in the second half for a 46-34 win over Franklin at the Franklin Elks Tip-off Tournament at Franklin High School.

The Lady Bulldogs led 19-17 at halftime and outscored Franklin, 27-17, in the second half. Madison Foringer shared team-high honors with Harmon with 12 points. Claire Clouse scored points and Caylen Rearick finished with seven points.

Lauren Billingsley hit four 3-pointers and scored 12 points to lead Franklin. Estella Adams added 10 points.

KANE 59, EISENHOWER 17

KANE, Pa. – Cora Jekielek scored a game-high 16 points to help Kane to a 59-17 win over visiting Eisenhower.

     

Mia Anderson added 12 points for the Lady Wolves with Sadie Walter scoring nine.

Mackenzie Dunn led Eisenhower with nine points with Lilly Smyth adding six points.

It was the first win for Brian Wymer as the girls’ coach. He previously had coached the boys at Kane.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 46, UNION 39

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Syd Alexander scored a game-high 22 points to lead Elk County Catholic to a 46-39 win at Union.

Emily Mourer added 12 points for the Lady Crusaders who also got eight points from Lucy Klawuhn and three points and eight rebounds from Tori Newton.

Dominika Logue led Union with 20 points.

NORTH CLARION 54, CLARION-LIMESTONE 51

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Gwen Siegel scored seven of her team-high 15 points in the fourth quarter to help North Clarion rally past Clarion-Limestone, 54-51, in the opening round of the Brookville Tip-off Tournament.

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The She-Wolves trailed 44-41 going to the final eight minutes but outscored C-L 13-7 to get the wi with Lauren Lutz adding four other six points in the frame as well.

Siegel added seven rebounds and three blocked shots in the win with Lutz blocking six shots and grabbing seven rebounds. Emily Aites chipped in 13 points and seven rebounds, Claire Kriebel had six points, five assists, and four steals, and Emma McFarlandfour points and five assists.

Kendall Dunn scored a game-high 20 points, but only two after halftime, for C-L with Frances Milliron adding 18 points.

BROOKVILLE 54, CLEARFIELD 52

BROOKVILLE, Pa. — Jordan Cook scored four points in the final 19.2 seconds, helping Brookville hold off Clearfield’s late charge for a 54-52 win in the first round of the Brookville Tip-off Tournament.

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The Lady Raiders led 38-17 with 5:30 left in the third quarter before Clearfield worked its way back into the game to the tune of a 33-12 edge that was capped by Riley Ryen’s basket with one minute left in the game.

From there, it was all Cook, who broke the tie with her layup and then grabbed a second missed shot to tie the game by Clearfield’s Hannah Glunt with 6.2 seconds left and was fouled. She clinched the win by sinking both free throws and the Lady Bison scored as time ran out to set the final margin.

Cook led the Lady Raiders with 18 points while Alayna Haight finished with 13 points.

Emma Hipps led Clearfield with 26 points, which included a 14-for-22 performance from the foul line. Cayleigh Walker finished with 14 points.

The teams combined to shoot 71 free throws, Brookville going 24-for-43 and Clearfield 20-for-28.

DUBOIS 39, MONITEAU 34

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Led by nine points from Abby Geist-Salone, seven different DuBois players scored in a 39-34 win over Moniteau in the opening round of the Brockway Tip-off Tournament.

The victory was the first for DuBois first-year head coach Rod Thompson.

Brooke Chewing added eight points for the Lady Beavers with Izzy Geist-Salone chipping in six.

Catherine Kelly paced Moniteau with 10 points and nine rebounds with Victoria Pry adding eight points, eight rebounds, and three steals, and Davina Pry eight points.

BROCKWAY 53, CLARION 39

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Danielle Wood and Selena Buttery combined for 41 points and 10 assists in a 53-39 win over Clarion in the opening round of the Brockway Tip-off Tournament.

Wood led the Lady Rovers with a game-high 23 points while adding five assists and eight steals, and Buttery had 18 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

Ciara Morelli chipped in six points and four steals in the win.

Jordan Best led Clarion with 16 points with Payton Simko and Rebeka Kettner each scoring eight.

NORTHERN POTTER 36, COWANESQUE VALLEY 31

WESTFIELD, Pa. – Courtney Martin scored 13 points to help Northern Potter give first-year head coach Casey Cady a 36-31 win over Cowanesque Valley in her coaching debut at the Cowanesque Valley Tip-off Tournament.

Rebecca Martin added nine points in the win, while Megan Hyde had four points and seven rebounds.

RIDGWAY 41, COUDERSPORT 28

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Building a 29-12 halftime lead, Ridgway cruised to a 41-28 win over Coudersport in the opening round of the Johnsonburg Tip-off Tournament.

Julie Peterson scored all 16 of her points in the first half to lead the Lady Elkers, while Payton Delhunty added 10 points and Jenna Kasmierski nine points.

Liz Frame paced Coudersport with nine points with Sierra Myers adding eight and Emma Chambers six.

It was the first win at Ridgway for head coach Jason Schriber

ST. MARYS 45, JOHNSONBURG 25

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Jayssa Snelick all-around strong game of 14 points, six rebounds, five steals, and four assists helped St. Marys to a 45-25 win over Johnsonburg in the opening round of the Johnsonburg Tip-off Tournament.

Maura Caskey added 12 points, four rebounds, three steals, and three assists for the Lady Dutch, who gave first-year head coach Michael Franciscus his first win.

Izzy Catalone led a strong defensive effort for St. Marys with seven steals while scoring a pair of points.

Kaci Stelene had eight points and 12 rebounds for Johnsonburg with Annasophia Stauffer also scoring eight points and Emma Myers adding four points and nine rebounds.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 47, A-C VALLEY 12

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Faith Jacob scored a game-high 24 points to help DuBois Central Catholic to a 47-12 win over A-C Valley in the opening round of the Karns City Tip-off Tournament.

Lexi Berta added seven points for the Lady Cardinals.

Baylee Blauser scored four points, grabbed five rebounds, and came away with four steals for A-C Valley.

WILMINGTON 48, KARNS CITY 40

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Lia Krarup scored 21 points as Wilmington earned a 48-40 win over Karns City in the opening round of the Karns City Tip-off Tournament.

Maelee Whiting pulled down 10 rebounds in the win for Wilmington.

Emma Johns scored 13 points to lead Karns City, while Cameryn Booher added 11. Rossi McMillen pulled down 10 boards as well for KC.

OTTO-ELDRED 44, BRADFORD 8

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Katie Sheeler netted a game-high 16 points while adding five steals and two assists to help Otto-Eldred to a 44-8 win over Bradford in the opening round of the Randy Stebbins Memorial Tournament at Otto-Eldred.

Bri Heller added seven points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots for the Lady Terrors.

CURWENSVILLE 37, HARMONY 18

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – Alyssa Bakaysa and Sklar Pentz combined for 29 points to help Curwensville to a 37-18 win over Harmony in the opening round of the Philipsburg-Osceola Tournament.

Bakaysa scored a game-high 15 points with Pentz adding 14.

Sydney Winings led Harmony with eight points.

ARMSTRONG 64, PUNXSUTAWNEY 44

KITTANNING, Pa. – Emma Pool scored 19 points and Sarri Weaver 17 to help Armstrong beat Punxsutawney, 64-44, in the opening round of the Armstrong Tip-off Tournament in Kittanning.

Danielle Griebel led Punxsutawney with 14 points, while Samantha Griebel added 13 points. Chloe Presloid had six rebounds and four points.

ROCKY GROVE 35, CRANBERRY 25

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Abby Williams scored a game-high 15 points to lead Rocky Grove to a 35-25 win over Cranberry.

Rocky Grove built a 16-6 halftime lead en route to the win. Rylee Reed added 12 points for the Orioles.

Ayanna Ferringer scored nine points to lead Cranberry, while Keelie Schneider added five.

MAPLEWOOD 48, KEYSTONE 18

WARREN, Pa. – Bailey Varndell led three Maplewood players in double figures with 18 points as head coach Kyle Krepps picked up his 100th career win in a 48-18 win over Keystone in the opening round of the Warren Tip-Off Tournament.

Varndell connected on five three-pointers as Maplewood broke the game open after leading 14-9 at the end of the first quarter.

Sadie Thomas and Liliane Moorhead chipped in with 10 points apiece for the Lady Tigers.

Natalie Bowser scored 10 points for Keystone.

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