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Fourth-Quarter Push Helps Keystone Girls Down Clarion; Union Stuns C-L Girls; Ridgway, O-E Boys Roll Jan. 10, 2023

Natalie Bowser had 18 points to lift Keystone past Clarion Tuesday. Photo by Chris Rossetti

KNOX, Pa. – Leading by three to start the fourth quarter, Keystone opened the quarter on a 14-6 run on its way to a 41-28 win over visiting Clarion.

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Mia Traister was strong early in the quarter for the Lady Panthers scoring five points, including a banked home 3-pointer, while Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game Natalie Bowser put the capper on the win by scoring six of her game-high 18 points in the final eight minutes.

           

Bowser talked about her performance and the win.

The game was really the tale of the quarter breaks in each half.

Clarion came out strong and led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter before Keystone adjusted inbetween quarters and outscored the Lady Cats 11-3 in the second quarter to take a 20-13 halftime lead.

It was Clarion’s turn to push back in the third quarter getting with three by the end of the frame before Keystone again adjusted inbetween quarters to take the 13-point win.

Sophie Babington led Clarion with eight points with Taylor Alston scoring seven.

UNION 40, CLARION-LIMESTONE 27

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Outscoring visiting Clarion-Limestone by 13 points in the middle tqo quarters, Union stunned visiting Clarion-Limestone, 40-27.

The Golden Damsels, who entered the contest at 2-9, trailed 10-8 at the end of the first quarter before proceeding to outscore C-L, which came into the game at 6-6, 24-11 over the next 16 minutes.

Katie Gezik led the charge scoring 10 of her team-high 14 points in the middle two quarters.

Union outscored the Lady Lions 11-4 in the second quarter to take a 19-14 halftime lead before extending the advantage to 32-21 by the end of the third quarter.

Cheyenne Dowling added six of her 10 points in the second and third quarters for the Golden Damsels, who also got seven points from Grace Gallagher.

               

Alyssa Wiant led C-L with 14 points.

KANE 40, JOHNSONBURG 11

KANE, Pa. – Building a 28-3 halftime lead, Kane rolled to a 40-11 home AML North win over Johnsonburg.

The Lady Wolves led 16-3 after eight minutes before shutting down the Ramettes in the second quarter.

Maya Smith and Cora Jekielek led a balanced Kane offense with eight points each with Mia Anderson tacking on seven tallies.

Ella Lindberg had seven points for Johnsonburg.

RIDGWAY 45, BROCKWAY 31

BROCKWAY, Pa. – A big night from Jenna Kasmierski helped visiting Ridgway topple Brockway, 45-31 in AML South action.

   

Kasmierski had a game-high 20 points to go with 14 rebounds, two steals, and a blocked shot.

Kristen Ellenberger added eight points, five steals, and three assists for the Lady Elkers with Gabby Amacher chipping in six points, five assists, four steals, and four rebounds.

Madelyn Schmader had 14 points and eight rebounds for Brockway with Sophia Schmader adding eight points, seven rebounds, and five steals and Raegan Gelnette seven points.

ST. MARYS 35, DUBOIS 28

ST. MARYS, Pa. – A 12-4 second-quarter run helped St. Marys to a 35-28 home D9 League win over DuBois.

The Lady Dutch trailed 5-3 at the end of the first quarter before taking a 15-9 halftime lead thanks to five second-quarter points from Olivia Eckels

Eckels finished with six points with Jayssa Snelick leading St. Marys with 12 tallies and Izzy Catalone adding nine points.

Teagan Runyon led DuBois with nine points with Alexas Pfeufer adding eight tallies.

HUNTINGDON 54, CLEARFIELD 32

HYDE, Pa. – The Lilys grew wild for Huntingdon Tuesday night in a 54-32 road win over Clearfield in Mountain League play.

Lily Borger scored a game-high 21 points in the win with Lily Fiscus adding 19 tallies.

Riley Ryen paced Clearfield with 14 points, and Hannah Glunt added 13 tallies.

NORTHERN POTTER 40, OSWAYO VALLEY 25

ULYSSES, Pa. – Reagan Slawson and Rebecca Martin led Northern Potter to a 40-25 home NTL win over Oswayo Valley.

Slawson had 11 points, seven rebounds, and six assists with Martin adding a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Lady Panthers.

Molly Cady also pulled down nine boards for NoPo with Riley Thompson chipping in seven points.

Makenna Manning and Eva West each scored seven points for Oswayo Valley.

COUDERSPORT 54, GALETON 25

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Led by 17 points from Sierra Myers, nine different Coudersport players scored in a 54-25 win over visiting Galeton in NTL play.

Emma Chambers added eight points in the victory with Hallie Rigas tossing in seven tallies.

Oliva Rohrbaugh scored 12 points and Johanna Dickerson seven for Galeton.

PORT ALLEGANY 41, CAMERON COUNTY 29

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Ella Moses scored 15 points and hauled in seven rebounds to help Port Allegany to a 41-29 NTL home win over Cameron County.

Kayleigha Dowell and Brynn Evens each added eight points and six rebounds with Evens also continuing three blocked shots for the Lady Gators, and Leigha Nelson had five points, three assists, and three steals.

Navaeh Spaeth and Maggie Abriatis each scored eight points for Cameron County.

AUSTIN 43, SMETHPORT 36

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Isabella Rees had 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals, two assists, and a blocked shot to help Austin to a 43-36 NTL win at Smethport.

Ella Brewer added 11 points, four steals, four rebounds, and two assists in the win with Savannah Horton scoring eight points. Kadence McKiernan chipped in eight rebounds and four points.

Elizabeth Hungiville paced Smethport with 12 points, eight rebounds, five steals, and two assists with Jaidyn Goodman adding 11 points. Abby Lutz contributed two points, five steals, five assists, and four rebounds.

REDBANK VALLEY 75, A-C VALLEY 8

FOXBURG, Pa. – Mylee Harmon scored 21 of her game-high 31 points in the first quarter, as Redbank Valley raced past homestanding A-C Valley, 75-8.

Behind Harmon, who has three 30-point games this season and a 29-point contest, Redbank Valley led 32-4 at the end of the opening quarter.

Alivia Huffman scored eight of her 16 points in that opening eight minutes as well with Caylen Rearick then hitting three second-quarter 3-pointers while scoring 11 of her 13 points in the quarter.

Mackenzie Parks scored six of A-C Valley’s eight points.

KARNS CITY 54, FOREST AREA 23

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Brooklyn Taylor hit three second-half 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 20 points, as Karns City pulled away from Forest Area, 54-23.

The Lady Gremlins led 8-4 at the end of the first quarter and 20-10 at halftime before outscoring the Fires 22-8 in the third quarter with Taylor hitting a pair of triples while scoring nine points in the quarter.

Chloe Fritch added 14 points for Karns City with Emma Dailey chipping in eight points.

Amber Guzzi had 14 points and five rebounds to lead Forest Area with Kaylie Rooke chipping in four points and seven boards.

NORTH CLARION 53, CRANBERRY 18

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Racing out to a 19-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, North Clarion defended its home court with a 53-18 win over Cranberry.

Emma McFarland scored all 11 of her points in the opening eight minutes while hitting three long balls in the quarter.

Madison McFarland added 10 points for the She-Wolves with Brooke Steinman chipping in with nine points. Ten different North Clarion players scored in the contest.

Kendell Findlay had 10 points for Cranberry.

BOYS

RIDGWAY 57, BROCKWAY 15

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Leading 21-4 at the end of a quarter, Ridgway cruised to a 57-15 win over visiting Brockway in AML South action.

Aaron Sorg led the Elkers with 16 points with Jack Benninger scoring 14 and Alex Merritt and Hunter Beeler eight each.

Aiden Grieneisen led Brockway with six tallies.

OTTO-ELDRED 68, AUSTIN 23

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Shene Thomas had 20 points and seven rebounds to help Otto-Eldred to a 68-23 home NTL win over Austin.

Manning Splain added 15 points and Austin Cousins 12 for the Terrors.

Jacob Hooftallen paced Austin with 13 points.

SLIPPERY ROCK 44, MONITEAU 31

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – John Sabo led a trio of Slippery Rock players in double digits with 17 points, as the Rockets overcame a dismal half to down visiting Moniteau, 44-31.

Slippery Rock trailed 17-11 at halftime before outscoring Moniteau 21-6 in the third quarter to take control of the game.

Dylan Gordon hit three 3-pointers and scored 10 of his 11 points in the quarter for the Rockets.

Josh Book also added 12 points in the win.

David Dessicino paced Moniteau with 10 points.

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