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Dec. 3, 2022 D9/10 Girls’ Hoops: Lutz, North Clarion Win Brookville Tourney; Harmon, Huffman Power Redbank Valley

The North Clarion girls captured the Brookville Tip-Off Tournament title. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics.

Dec. 3 District 9 and District 10 girls’ basketball recaps

NORTH CLARION 42, CLARION-LIMESTONE 30

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Lauren Lutz controlled the paint finishing with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead North Clarion to a 42-30 win over Clarion-Limestone in the Brookville Tip-Off Tournament Championship game.

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Lutz earned the Tournament MVP while Madison McFarland also earned an all-tournament nod. She scored four points but was among a balanced team effort that didn’t have another player in double figures. Maria Bauer and Emma McFarland each scored six points.

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The She-Wolves trailed C-L, 17-10, halfway through the second quarter, but they closed the half with a 13-4 run for a 24-21 halftime lead and led the rest of the game.

Lexi Coull scored 10 points to lead the Lady Lions. Jenna Dunn, named to the all-tournament team, scored nine points with 14 rebounds.

CLEARFIELD 53, BROOKVILLE 42

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Cayleigh Walker scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, earning all-tournament honors as Clearfield beat the hosts 53-42 for third place at the Brookville Tip-Off Tournament.

Brookville led the Lady Bison, 21-17, following a Reggan Olson 3-pointer with 3:59 left in the second quarter, but Clearfield closed the half on an 8-0 run and never trailed the rest of the way.

Mia Helsel scored 13 points and had nine rebounds with Hannah Glunt scoring seven points with eight rebounds.

Eden Wonderling turned in a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Hannah Geer scored nine points.

REDBANK VALLEY 78, CONNEAUT 43

               

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Mylee Harmon and Alivia Huffman combined to score 65 points while both scoring at least 30 points in a 78-43 Redbank Valley win over Conneaut on the second day of the Franklin Tournament.

Harmon led the Lady Bulldogs with 35 points and has now scored 72 points in two games with Huffman adding 30 points.

Lainie Harrington had 22 points, seven rebounds, and three assists for Conneaut.

DUBOIS 39, MONITEAU 30

BROCKWAY, Pa. – DuBois rode a hot start to a 39-30 win over Moniteau in the championship game of the Brockway Tip-off Tournament.

The Lady Beavers scored 15 first-quarter points.

Alexas Pfeuffer hit three first-quarter 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 16 points, while Madison Rusnica added 13 points.

Catherine Kelly scored 13 points for Moniteau with Abbey Jewart adding nine points and four assists and Kendall Sankey 11 rebounds.

   

CLARION 23, BROCKWAY 16

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Trailing by a point going to the fourth quarter, visiting Clarion got five points from Gia Babington and four from Taylor Alston to rally past Brockway, 23-16, in the consolation game of the Brockway Tip-off Tournament.

The Lady Cats were down 13-12 entering the final eight minutes but outscored the Lady Rovers 11-3 in the frame.

Babington and Alston both scored eight points to lead Clarion.

Sophia Schmader paced Brockway with seven points with Madelyn Schmader grabbing 15 rebounds Raegan Gelmette added five steals.

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FOREST AREA 40, YOUNGSVILLE 35

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Tournament MVP Amber Guzzi had 19 points, seven rebounds, and seven steals to lead Forest Area to a 40-35 win over Youngsville in the championship game of the Forest Area Tip-off Tournament at East Forest.

Kaylie Rooke added 12 points, 14 rebounds, three steals, and two blocks for the Fires.

Madison Vanguilder and Milea Jenkins each had nine points for Youngsville.

OSWAYO VALLEY 35, A-C VALLEY 18

MARIENVILLE, Pa. -Eva West netted 10 points to help Oswayo Valley knock off A-C Valley, 35-18, in the consolation game of the Forest Area Tip-off Tournament at East Forest.

Layken Enty added eight points for the Green Wave.

Mackenzie Parks led A-C Valley with eight points.

OTTO-ELDRED 44, BRADFORD 14

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Otto-Eldred jumped out to an 18-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a 44-14 win over Bradford in the Randy Stebbins Memorial Tournament title game.

Katie Sheeler scored 17 points on her way to Tournament MVP honors and talked about the win afterward.

Anna Merry scored all nine of her points in the first half for Otto-Eldred, while Brooke Close added eight.

“We didn’t play great, there are definitely some things we can improve upon,” said Otto-Eldred coach Shawn Gray. “We shot the ball well in the first quarter, and a win’s a win.

Carli Perischini had four points to lead Bradford.

“We have a nice non-conference schedule this season with some quality teams,” Gray said. “We have ECC on Friday and that will be a big one.”

NORTHWESTERN 57, SAEGERTOWN 31

ALBION, Pa. – McKayla Presser-Palmer scored 22 points to lead Northwestern to a 57-31 win over Saegertown in the Northwestern Tip-Off Tournament title game.

Chloe Yazembiak also had a big game for Northwestern with 18 points.

Hailee Gregor had 11 points to pace Saegertown.

AUSTIN 48, GALETON 17

GALETON, Pa. – Ella Brewer and Isabella Rees each scored 15 points to lead Austin to a 48-17 win over Galeton in the consolation game of the Galeton Tournament.

Kadence McKeirnann grabbed 10 rebounds in the win for the Lady Panthers with Rees coming away with seven steals, grabbing six rebounds, and handing out four assists. Brewer also had four assists, five steals, and five rebounds.

Olivia Rohrbaugh led Galeton with 11 points.

WILMINGTON 62, KARNS CITY 45

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Lia Krarup scored 10 of her game-high 18 points in the first quarter to lead Wilmington to a 62-45 win over Karns City in the consolation game of the Karns City Tip-off Tournament.

Sarah Dieter added 14 points for the Greyhounds.

Emma Dailey had 16 points while going 10 of 13 from the free-throw line for Karns City with Brooklyn Taylor also scoring 16 points. Chloie Fritch chipped in 11 points for the Lady Gremlins.

NESHANNOCK 61, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 21

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Defending PIAA Class 2A champion Neshannock rolled past DuBois Central Catholic, 61-21, in the championship game of the Karns City Tip-off Tournament.

Megan Pellertino and Aarlyn Nogay each scored 14 points for the Lancers with Camdyn Cole adding 13 and Marian Haggerty chipping 12 tallies.

Hope Jacob led DCC with eight points.

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CRANBERRY 53, ROCKY GROVE 11

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Jadyn Shumaker, Mariah Wessell, and Allie Rembold each scored 10 points to lead Cranberry to a 55-11 win over Rocky Grove in the consolation game of the Roy Sanner Tip-off Tournament at Rocky Grove.

Rae Montgomery led Rocky Grove with eight points.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 63, WARREN 45

WARREN, Pa. – Chloe Presloid scored a game-high 27 points to help Punxsutawney beat Warren, 63-45, in the championship game of the Warren Tip-off Tournament.

The Lady Chucks overcame a slow start that saw them trail 18-13 at the end of the first quarter by scoring 19 second-quarter points on their way to a 32-26 halftime lead.

The advantage grew to 45-37 going to the fourth quarter and then Presloid scored nine of her 27 in the fourth quarter to help Punxsutawney pull away.

Presloid added six rebounds and five steals, while Avary Powell chipped in 16 points and five rebounds.

Danielle Griebel also had 11 points and nine assists in the win.

Peyton Wotorson led Warren with nine points with Halle Kuzminski chipping in eight points.

MAPLEWOOD 62, KEYSTONE 34

WARREN, Pa. – Sadie Thomas scored a game-high 20 points and Savannah O’Hara had 17 to lead Maplewood to a 62-32 win over Keystone in the consolation game of the Warren Tip-Off Tournament.

Bailey Varndell added nine points for Maplewood, which led 38-19 at halftime.

Natalie Bowser had 15 points to lead Keystone, while Emma Gruber added 10.

GROVE CITY 41, MERCER 32

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Izzy Gamble scored 16 points as Grove City earned a 41-32 win over Mercer.

Grove City built a 22-9 halftime lead en route to the win.

Ella Wise and Delaney Callahan scored eight points each for Grove City.

Ava Godfrey and Pressley Washil scored nine points each for Mercer.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 36, WEST MIDDLESEX 16

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Jordyn Wheeler scored 10 points as Cambridge Springs beat West Middlesex, 36-16 in the West Middlesex Tip-Off Showcase.

Cambridge Springs outscored West Middlesex 17-4 in the third quarter on its way to the win.

Hailee Rodgers had seven points and 11 rebounds for Cambridge Springs and Makenzie Yanc dished out seven assists.

Caitlin Stephens had seven points to lead West Middlesex.

MARS 50, MERCYHURST PREP 35

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Vita Vargo scored 15 points as Mars beat Mercyhurst Prep 50-35 in the Slippery Rock Tip-Off Tournament title game.

Alexa McDole added 13 points for Mars in the win.

Olivia Kulyk led Mercyhurst Prep with 12 points.

CATHEDRAL PREP 54, BISHOP KEARNEY (NY) 47, overtime

ERIE, Pa. – Jayden McBride scored 20 points as Cathedral Prep outlasted Bishop Kearney (NY) in the Border Battle at Cathedral Prep.

McBride also had six rebounds and dished out four assists in the win.

MCDOWELL 48, HAMPTON 38

HARMONY, Pa. – Caylen Spano scored 19 points to lead McDowell to a 48-38 win over Hampton in the championship game of the Seneca Valley Tip-Off Tournament.

Meghan Murray led Hampton with 16 points.

FRANKLIN 51, IROQUOIS 6

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Katie Boal scored 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds as Franklin beat Iroquois 51-6 in the Franklin Tip-Off Tournament.

Estella Adams had 12 points and six assists for the Lady Knights, while Jenn Blum had 10 points.

OIL CITY 56, TITUSVILLE 8

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Riley Gustie led a balanced effort with 11 points as Oil City beat Titusville 56-8 in the Rocky Grove Tip-Off Tournament championship game.

LAUREL 52, SLIPPERY ROCK 16

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Johnna Hill scored 14 points as Laurel beat Slippery Rock 52-16 in the consolation game of the Slippery Rock Tip-Off Tournament.

Regan Atkins added 11 points for Laurel.

SENECA 37, UNION CITY 31

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Meghan Konkol scored 10 points as Seneca held off Union City, 37-31 in the championship game of the Meadville Tip-Off Tournament.

Lauren Konkol added eight points for Seneca in the win.

HARBOR CREEK 56, NORTH EAST 27

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Behind 18 points from Brooke Przybylski, Harbor Creek raced to a 56-27 win over North East in the Fairview Tip-Off Classic.

Samantha Zank added 12 points for Harbor Creek in the win.

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