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Homan, North Clarion Top Fritch, Karns City Girls; Brockway Beats Jburg in OT; Punxsy With a Big D9 League Win Jan. 18, 2023

Lily Homan had 23 points to lead North Clarion to a win Wednesday. Photo by Chris Rossetti

FRILLS CORNERS, PA. – North Clarion built a 14-point lead heading to the fourth quarter before holding off a furious Karns City rally for a 51-47 home win.

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The She-Wolves led 43-29 going to the fourth quarter and still led by 13, 47-36, with 3:16 to play.

           

But Chloe Fritch hit a pair of 3-pointers to help Karns City get back within six, 51-45, with about 43 seconds left.

Fritch had a monster game for Karns City with 28 points.

But Lily Homan had a big game for North Clarion with 23 points while being named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game.

Homan, whose 23 points were a season-high, talked about the win.

North Clarion trailed early in the second quarter, 13-8, before rallying to take a 25-17 halftime lead thanks to a monster second quarter by Homan, who scored nine points in the quarter with Lauren Lutz in foul trouble with two and on the bench.

Karns City pulled back within single digits in the third quarter before a late run in the frame helped North Clarion get the lead back to double digits at the end of the quarter,

Homan was again the catalyst scoring eight more points in the quarter.

Fritch was at her best early and late scoring 10 first-quarter points (all 10 for the Lady Gremlins in the frame) and then adding 11 more in the fourth quarter.

Ainsley Hartle added nine points for North Clarion with Brooklyn Taylor chipping in 11 for Karns City.

BROCKWAY 34, JOHNSONBURG 31

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Mallory Smith hit a free throw in the final minute of regulation and then scored four of Brockway’s five overtime points in a 34-31 overtime win at Johnsonburg.

               

Smith scored seven points and had five rebounds in the best game of the freshman’s season.

Madelyn Schmader had a monster game for the Lady Rovers with 19 points, 13 rebounds, and four steals. Sophia Schmader added four points, eight rebounds, and six steals.

Ella Lindberg scored 15 points to lead Johnsoniburg while Cadence Brechtel added eight points.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 45, ST. MARYS 34

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Using a 16-7 second-quarter advantage to pick up a key 45-34 D9 League road win at St. Marys.

Avery Powell had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead the Lady Chucks with Samantha Griebel adding 12 points, three steals, three rebounds, and three assists.

Also for Punxsutawney, Chloe Presloid and Olivia Burkett each added seven points and Danielle Griebel chipped in four assists, four steals, and four points.

Jayssa Snelick paced St. Marys with 16 points.

   

OTTO-ELDRED 50, PORT ALLEGANY 38

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Port Allegany gave visiting Otto-Eldred all it could handle before the Lady Terrors pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 50-38 win in NTL action.

Otto-Eldred led by just six, 35-29, going to the fourth quarter before Katie Sheeler scored six points and Anna Merry hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to help the Lady Terrors outscore Port Allegany15-9 in the quarter.

Sheeler led Otto-Eldred with 21 points, seven steals, and six rebounds with Bri Heller adding 10 points eight rebounds, and three steals.

Also for the Lady Terrors, Merry had eight points and five rebounds.

Kayleigha Dowell paced Port Allegany with 14 points with Brynn Evens adding nine points.

OSWAYO VALLEY 45, GALETON 15

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Layken Enty had 10 points and five rebounds to lead Oswayo Valley to a 45-15 win over visiting Galeton.

Makenna Manning added nine points and 12 rebounds with Charlotte Austin-Keech chipping in eight points. Brooke George also had six points, seven rebounds, and eight steals.

Lynlee Basile, Addy Reigle, and Olivia Rohrbaugh each scored five points for Galeton.

NORTHERN POTTER 51, AUSTIN 24

ULYSSES, Pa. – Rebecca Martin had 18 points, 11 rebounds, and five steals to lead Northern Potter to a 51-24 home NTL win over Austin.

Haylee Chapman added 11 points, eight steals, and two assists for NoPo with Molly Caddy scoring eight points while grabbing eight rebounds. Reagan Slawson added three points and five steals.

Lilly Clinger led Austin with eight points with Kadence McKiernan adding six points and nine rebounds.

COUDERSPORT 63, SMETHPORT 25

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Emma Chambers led a foursome of Coudersport players in double digits with 18 points in a 63-25 win over visiting Smethport.

Hallie Rigas added 11 points for the Lady Falcons with Emilee Ruter and Sierra Myers each scoring 10 points and Olivia FInk nine points.

Elizabeth Hungiville led Smethport with 15 points with Jaidyn Goodman adding three points and seven rebounds.

MONITEAU 54, A-C VALLEY 13

FOXBURG, Pa. – Catherine Kelly had 18 points to lead Moniteau to a 54-13 win at A-C Valley.

Kendall Sankey added eight points, eight rebounds, and five assists for the Lady Warriors.

Mackenzie Parks paced A-C Valley with eight points.

KEYSTONE 55, FOREST AREA 26

TIONESTA, Pa. – Jill Winters and Natalie Bowser combined to score 32 points as Keystone earned a 55-26 win over Forest Area.

Winters drilled five 3’s and scored 16 points with Bowser scoring 13 of her 17 points in the first half as Keystone built a 39-8 lead.

Ashlee Albright added six points for Keystone.

Amber Guzzi led Forest Area with nine points, while Jayden Colvin added seven points.

REDBANK VALLEY 58, UNION 17

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Mylee Harmon scored 16 of her game-high 27 points in the first quarter to help visiting Redbank Valley roll to a 58-17 win over Union.

Behind Harmon, the Lady Bulldogs led 21-3 at the end of the first quarter.

Alivia Huffman added 14 points in the win while Caylen Rearick added seven points.

Katie Gezik paced Union with seven points and Hailey Theuret chipped in six points.

CLARION 46, CRANBERRY 29

CLARION, Pa. – Taylor Austin had 15 points to lead Clarion to a 46-29 win over visiting Cranberry.

Marley Kline added 12 points for the Lady Cats with Sophie Babington contributing 10 tallies.

Jadyn Shumaker had a double-double for Cranberry with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

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