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Feb. 25, 2021 D9 Girls’ Hoops: Garzel Explodes for 37 in Port Allegany Win; Newton has Double-Double for ECC

Bree Garzel scored 37 points and added 10 rebounds in Port Allegany's win over Cameron County Thursday. Photo by Patrick Crants. See more of Crants work here.

Feb. 25 District 9 girls’ basketball recaps

Feb. 25 District 9 Boys’ Basketball Recaps 

PORT ALLEGANY 56, CAMERON COUNTY 46

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Clinging to a two-point lead late in the third quarter, Port Allegany got a four-point play from Bree Garzel at the third-quarter buzzer and went on to beat visiting Cameron County, 56-46.

The Lady Gators were leading 41-39 when Garzel hit a 3-pointer, was fouled and hit the free throw to extend the lead to six, 45-39, going to the fourth quarter.

Garzel finished with 37 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, three steals leaving her 12 points shy of 1,000 in her career.

Gracie Archer and Jade Evens each added six points for Port Allegany with Evin Stauffer chipping in five points, six rebounds, and five assists.

Hailey Hilfiger had a monster night for Cameron County with 14 points and 20 rebounds. Kaelee Bresslin led the Lady Raiders with 16 points with Reggie Goodrow adding nine on three 3-pointers.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 49, BRADFORD 34

BRADFORD, Pa. – Visiting Elk County Catholic got 13 points and 11 rebounds from Tori Newton on its way to a 49-34 win over Bradford.

Sydney Alexander added 12 points for the Lady Crusaders who also got nine tallies from Julia Aikens.

Hannah Lary netted a game-high 19 points for Bradford with Alanna Benson adding nine.

REDBANK VALLEY 54, CRANBERRY 49

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Behind 19 points from Madison Foringer, a shorthanded Redbank Valley squad held off visiting Cranberry, 54-49.

Foringer scored 15 of her 19 points in the first three quarters to help the Lady Bulldogs to a six-point lead at the end of three quarters, 39-33.

Caylen Rearick hit a pair of 3-pointers and added 10 points for Redbank Valley with Katie Davis and Claire Clouse each scoring eight points. The Lady Bulldogs played their second straight game without Alivia Huffman, who was hurt in a win over Forest Area Tuesday.

Ava Ferringer netted a game-high 23 points to go with eight rebounds and three steals for Cranberry. Ayanna Ferringer added nine points for the Berries with Kaia Dean scoring seven points and grabbing seven rebounds.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

ST. MARYS 58, OTTO-ELDRED 36

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Kyla Johnson and Jayssa Snelick each scored 10 points for St. Marys, as the Lady Dutch beat visiting Otto-Eldred, 58-36.

Izzy Caskey and Jade Lindemuth each added nine points in the win with Samantha Hayes chipping in eight.

Katie Sheeler had 12 points and four steals for Otto-Eldred with Kayley Heller adding nine points and Bri Heller chipped in four points and nine rebounds.

BELLEFONTE 50, CLEARFIELD 25

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Maddie Tice scored 18 points to help Bellefonte to a 50-25 win over visiting Clearfield.

Sara DeHaas added 10 points for the Lady Raiders.

Emma Hipps paced Clearfield with nine points with Lauryn Kitchen added six points.

WARREN 33, CLARION 26

WARREN, Pa. – Trailing 10 after the first quarter and 19-14 early in the second half, Warren rallied for a 33-26 win over visiting Clarion.

Emma Ruhlman had 13 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for the Dragons, while Riley Childress had 11 points and five steals.

Clarion, which led 14-4 at the end of the first quarter, was led by seven points from Jordan Best with Erica Selfridge and Payton Simko each scoring six points.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

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