Jan. 19 District 9 boys’ and girls’ basketball recaps
KANE 31, SMETHPORT 24, OVERTIME
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Tied at 19 at the end of regulation, Kane outscored Smethport 12-5 in overtime to pull out a 31-24 road victory.
Audri Marconi had four of her game-high 12 points in the extra session while Madi Koza added three points in overtime on her way to five tallies. Sadie Walter also scored six points for the Lady Wolves.
Abby Lutz paced Smethport with nine points with Elizabeth Hungville adding six.
CLARION 36, UNION 35
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Up six with just over 25 seconds to play, Clarion held off a late Union rally to hang on for a 36-35 road win.
The Lady Cats led 34-28 before Hailey Kriebel cut the deficit to four, 34-30, with 25.2 seconds left.
Clarion then got called for a five-second violation giving the ball back to Union.
But Kriebel missed a 3-pointer, and Jordan Best grabbed the rebound for Clarion. Best then made one of two free throws with 19.8 seconds left to make it 35-30.
Dominika Logue, though, answered with a 3-pointer for Union to make it 35-33 with 11.4 seconds to play before Payton Simko hit the second of a two-shot foul with 9.6 seconds left.
But Hailey Theuret hit a 2-pointer with one second left to set the final score.
Best paced Clarion with 13 points with Erica Selfridge chipping in 11 and Simko seven.
Logue led Union with 12 points with Kriebel adding nine and Kennedy Vogle seven.
JOHNSONBURG 32, NORTHERN POTTER 26
ULYSSES, Pa. – Kaci Stelene recorded a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead visiting Johnsonburg to a 32-26 win over Northern Potter.
Ella Lindberg added three points and nine rebounds for the Ramettes with Annasophia Stauffer scoring six points.
Aubrey Anderson led Northern Potter with nine points.
MONITEAU 55, VENANGO CATHLIC 26
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Aslyn Pry had a monster double-double with 25 points and 20 rebounds to help Moniteau cruise past visiting Venango Catholic, 55-26.
Freshman Catherine Kelly added 12 points for the Lady Warriors who also got 10 tallies from Zoey Hillwig.
Lily Homan paced Venango Catholic with 15 points.
COUDERSPORT 69, AUSTIN 12
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Sarah Chambers returned from an injury in a big way knocking down 15 shots on her way to a 33-point night in a 69-12 Coudersport win over Austin.
Chambers scored 25 first-half points including 15 in the second quarter for the Lady Falcons.
Also for Coudersport, Rosalyn Page added 14 points.
Kendyl Welsh paced Austin with eight points.
REDBANK VALLEY 54, A-C VALLEY 27
FOXBURG, Pa. – An 18-point night from Caylen Rearick helped visiting Redbank Valley beat A-C Valley, 54-27.
Madison Foringer also reached double digits for the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points.
Mia Sherman paced A-C Valley with eight points with Andrea Meals adding seven.
OTTO-ELDRED 53, BRADFORD 24
BRADFORD, Pa. – Katie Sheeler hit three 3-pointers on her way to a team-high 17 points to pace a 53-24 road win for Otto-Eldred at Bradford.
Sheeler also added four steals, three rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Bri Heller chipped in 10 points and five rebounds for the Lady Terrors who also got seven points, seven rebounds, and five steals from Reilly Raught.
Alanna Benson hit six 3-pointers to account for 18 points for Bradford, which played without leading scorer Hannah Lary.
DUBOIS 63, CLEARFIELD 27
DUBOIS, Pa. – Olivia Johnson scored six of her 12 points in the first quarter to help DuBois to a strong start on its way to a 63-27 win over visiting Clearfield.
Behind Johnson, the Lady Beavers took a 16-2 lead at the end of the first quarter that expanded to 33-10 at halftime after Saige Weible scored five of her game-high 13 points in the second quarter.
Abby Guiher added nine points for DuBois with Allie Snyder chipping in eight, and Alexas Pfeufer seven.
Emma Hipps led Clearfield with eight points while going a perfect 6 of 6 from the free-throw line.
KEYSTONE 50, CLARION-LIMESTONE 30
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Emily Lauer scored 17 of her game-high 25 points after halftime to help visiting Keystone pull way from Clarion-Limestone, 50-30.
The Lady Panthers led 22-14 at halftime but outscored C-L 28-16 in the second half behind Lauer, including 13-5 in the third quarter when Lauer scored nine points.
Jozee Weaver added nine points for Keystone with Natalie Bowser scoring eight.
Kendall Dunn led C-L with nine points with Frances Milliron scoring seven.
HARMONY 37, CURWENSVILLE 29
WESTOVER, Pa. – Traci Hauser scored a game-high 16 points to lead Harmony to a 37-29 win over visiting Curwensville.
Alyssa Bakaysa and Joslynne Freyer each scored eight points to lead Curwensville with Skylar Pentz adding seven tallies.
BRADFORD 54, OTTO-ELDRED 52
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – In a battle of brother head coaches, Chuck Bell’s Bradford Owls got a pair of late free throws from Alex Liners to hold off Steve Bell’s Otto-Eldred Terrors, 54-52, in Duke Center.
Cole Sebastian tied the game at 52 with a pair of free throws late, but Liners hit a free throw with about 20 seconds to play to put Bradford ahead, 53-52. Liners then hit another free throw with one second left to set the final score.
The game was close throughout with Otto-Eldred lead 10-9 at the end of one quarter before Bradford took a 25-22 halftime lead. The Terrors closed within a point, 36-35, going to the fourth quarter.
Dalton Dixon had a game-high 17 points for Bradford with Jarid Wilmoth adding 13.
Braden Maholic led Otto-Eldred with 16 points with Jake Merry adding 14 and Sebastian 10, including eight from the free-throw line where he went 8 of 10.
KARNS CITY 66, BROCKWAY 35
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Chase Beighley scored a game-high 27 points and Nathan Waltman had a double-double with 12 points and 15 rebounds to lead Karns City to a 66-35 win over visiting Brockway.
Tate Beighley, Chase’s younger brother, chipped in six points and five assists, while Micah Rupp had four points and eight rebounds for the Gremlins.
Marcus Copelli led Brockway with eight points.
CLEARFIELD 70, PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA 58
HYDE, Pa. – Led by 19 points from Cole Miller, who hit five 3-pointers, Clearfield put four players in double digits in a 70-58 Mountain League win over visiting Philipsburg-Osceola.
Karson Rumsky added 15 points for the Bison who also got 12 apiece from Luke Winters and Matt Pallo.
Ryan Whitehead hit four 3-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points for Philipsburg-Osceola with all of his points coming from the second quarter on.