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Dec. 8, 2022 D9 Hoops: Rusnica Leads DuBois Girls Past DCC; JBurg Girls; DCC Boys Rally For Wins

DuBois's Madison Rusnica was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game after the Beavers beat DCC Thursday

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

GIRLS

DUBOIS 33, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 23

DUBOIS, Pa. – Building a 12-point lead after three quarters of play, DuBois withstood a DuBois Central Catholic counteroffensive in the fourth quarter to beat the visiting Lady Cardinals, 33-23.

           

Rewatch the game

DuBois led 26-14 at the end of the third quarter, but DCC cut the lead in half, 29-23, on a Faith Jacob basket with 3:26 to play.

But the Lady Cardinals failed to score another point with DuBois getting the final four tallies of the game.

Madison Rusnica led DuBois with 10 points and was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game. She talked about the victory.

Alexas Pfeuffer also added 10 points for the Lady Beavers while hitting a pair of first-half 3-pointers.

Faith Jacob paced DCC with eight points.

OSWAYO VALLEY 34, BOLIVAR-RICHBURG (N.Y.) 22

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Holding visiting Bolivar-Richburg (N.Y.) scoreless in the second quarter, Oswayo Valley rolled to a 34-22 win.

The Green Wave led 14-4 at halftime.

Layken Enty led Oswayo Valley with 13 points with Makenna Manning adding 10 points, seven rebounds, and four steals, and Charlotte Austin-Keech six points, 11 steals, and four assists.

               

Camera Crowley and Malayna Ayers each had seven points for Bolivar-Richburg.

JOHNSONBURG 43, BROCKWAY 34

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Trailing by 10 at halftime and eight heading to the fourth quarter, visiting Johnsonburg rallied past Brockway, 43-34.

The Ramettes trailed 23-13 at the break and still were down 32-24 going to the final eight minutes.

But in the fourth quarter, Ella Lindberg scored nine of her game-high 15 points with Maria Casilio adding six of her 11 to help Johnsonburg rally for the victory.

Brockway, which scored just two points in the fourth quarter, got a team-best 13 points from Raegan Gelnette.

Madelyn Schmader added nine points and seven steals for the Lady Rovers with Sophia Schmader handing out five assists to go with four points.

KARNS CITY 51, CRANBERRY 22

   

SENECA, Pa. – Emma Dailey and Chloe Fritch combined to score 30 points to lead visiting Karns City to a 51-22 win over Cranberry.

Dailey had a game-high 16 points for the Lady Gremlins with Fritch adding 14 points.

Also for Karns City, Brooklyn Taylor chipped in eight points.

Mariah Wessell hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored seven points for Cranberry with Kendell Findlay adding four steals and three points.

NORTH CLARION 55, FOREST AREA 17

TIONESTA, Pa. – Jumping out to a 23-1 lead at the end of the first quarter, North Clarion cruised to a 55-17 win over Forest Area at West Forest.

Eleven different She-Wolves scored led by eight points each by Emma McFarland and Lauren Lutz. Lilly Homan added seven points with Madison McFarland, Jadyn Reisinger, and Brooke Steinman each scoring six points.

Amber Guzzi scored nine points for Forest Area.

REDBANK VALLEY 70, CLARION-LIMESTONE 16

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Alivia Huffman scored 23 of her game-high points in the middle two quarters, as Redbank Valley blew past homestanding Clarion-Limestone, 70-16.

Huffman netted 12 points in the second quarter to help the Lady Bulldogs to a 37-12 halftime then added 11 more third-quarter points.

Mylee Harmon was also active in a 23-point third quarter for Redbank Valley scoring eight of her 12 points.

Quinn White also chipped in nine points for the Lady Bulldogs.

Jenna Dunn paced C-L with five points.

BOYS

SHEFFIELD 52, YOUNGSVILLE 43

SHEFFIELD 52, YOUNGSVILLE 43

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Connor Finch scored 11 of his 15 points in the first quarter as Sheffield earned a 52-43 D9/10 crossover win over Youngsville.

Rewatch the game:

Sheffield led by double digits for most of the second half, with Youngsville getting as close as seven in the fourth quarter.

Finch talked about the win afterward:

Finch was one of three players in double figures for Sheffield, as Leihden Wotorson scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half and Lucas McNeal added 12.

Blake Myers led Youngsville with 15 points, while Levi Hendrickson scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half for the Eagles.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 65, CAMERON COUNTY 57

DUBOIS, Pa. – DuBois Central Catholic used an 18-8 third-quarter advantage to knock off visiting Cameron County, 65-57.

The Cardinals trailed by one, 25-24, at halftime before getting six points from Luke Swisher and five from Ben Gritzer in the third quarter to take a nine-point lead, 42-33 heading to the fourth quarter. .

Andrew Green then scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter with Marek Hoyt adding six of his team-high 19 points to help DCC hold on for the win.,

Swisher added 14 points in the victory.

Camdyn Allison had a game-high 21 points for Cameron County with Ryan Shaffer adding 15 points.

OSWAYO VALLEY 48, Hinsdale Central (N.Y.) 22

HINSDALE, N.Y. – Oswayo Valley made the short ½ trip across the New York state line and came back to Pennsylvania with a 48-22 win over Hinsdale Central (N.Y.).

Nikolas Bonney led the Green Wave with 12 points with Conner Resig adding nine, Cayden Black eight, and Allen Mertsock seven.

Xander Pascucci had seven points for Hinsdale.

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