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Feb. 27, 2021 D9 Girls’ Hoops: DuBois Holds off Brockway; Huffman Returns to Lead Redbank Valley to Win

Alivia Huffman returned from an injury to score 22 points to help Redbank Valley beat Moniteau Saturday. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa's work here

Feb. 27 District 9 girls’ basketball recaps

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Feb. 27 District 9 Boys’ Basketball Recaps


BROCKWAY, Pa. – Despite not scoring n the final 3:53, visiting DuBois held off Brockway, 33-32.

The Lady Beavers took a 33-29 lead with 3:53 to go when Madison Rusnica hit one of two free throws. But that was the last point for DuBois, whose last field goal came with 6:06 to play when Olivia Johnson’s layup gave it a 32-29 lead.

Brockway, though, couldn’t take advantage of the Lady Beavers drought.

Ciara Morelli’s jumper with 3:16 left that cut the deficit to two, 33-31, was the last field goal by the Lady Rovers, whose final point came on a Danielle Wood free throw – the second of two charity shots – with two minutes left.

Brockway had a chance with 1:10 to go but turned the ball over.

The Lady Rovers, who had committed just five fouls, didn’t foul DuBois allowing the Lady Beavers to run all but 20.1 seconds off the clock. But with 20.1 to play, DuBois dribbled the ball out of bounds giving Brockway a chance.

Brockway head coach Dick Esposito called a timeout with 10.1 to play, but out of the timeout DuBois’ ferocious defense prevented a Lady Rovers’ shot from happening until after the horn had sounded.

Johnson led DuBois with nine points with Alexas Pfeufer adding eight while hitting a pair of 3-pointers.

Wood led Brockway with 13 points and four rebounds with Morelli chipping in seven points and four steals, Selena Buttery six points, 10 rebounds, and five blocked shots, and Nikki Baker two points, six rebounds, five blocked shots.

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.


NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Alivia Huffman returned from a two-game injury absence to score 22 points to lead Redbank Valley past visiting Moniteau, 54-49.

Caylen Rearick added12 points for the Lady Bulldogs with Madison Foringer chipping in nine.

Aslyn Pry had a game-high 23 points to lead Moniteau with Catherine Kelly adding 12 and Abbey Jerwart nine.

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, Pa. – Kyla Johnson hit three 3-pointers on her way to 17 points to help St. Marys to a 57-45 home win over Bradford.

Samantha Hayes added 11 points for the Lady Dutch who also got nine from Maura Caskey and eight from Izzy Caskey.

Hannah Lary scored a game-high 25 points for Bradford with Alanna Benson chipping ine nine tallies.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Jessica Wagner netted 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help Forest Area beat Sheffield for the second straight Saturday, 41-22, at East Forest.

Kaylie Rooke added eight points and 12 rebounds for the Fires who also got eight points from Amber Guzzi.

Lily Lauffenburger led Sheffield with seven points.


HYDE, Pa. – Emma Hipps led a balanced Clearfield attack with 11 points and four assists, as the Lady Bison toppled visiting Bald Eagle Area, 45-17.

Riley Ryen and Megan Durandetta each added 10 points for Clearfield with Ryen handing out five assists, and Cayleigh Walked chipped in nine points and seven rebounds.

Paige Rhine did her best Dennis Rodman impersonation with for the Lady Bison with one point and 17 rebounds.

Olivia Boone led Bald Eagle Area with five points.

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