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Jan. 20, 2022 D10 Hoops: Villa Tops Warren in Region 6 Showdown; Fairview Girls Keep Perfect Record Intact

Villa's Jayden McBride went 8-of-8 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter of Thursday's win over Warren. File photo by Paul Burdick.

WARREN, Pa. – Villa Maria jumped out to a 19-3 lead and withstood a second-half rally to beat Warren 50-35 in a battle of the top two teams in the Region 6 standings.

Villa, which improved to 9-2 overall and 5-0 in the region, got 17 points from Daniela Shaughnessy, who scored nine of her points in the fourth quarter.

Shaugnessy was named Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game and talked about the win afterward:

The Victors went 12-of-14 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to put the game away, including an 8-of-8 effort from Jayden McBride, the Victors second-leading scorer who was held without a point until the fourth.

Warren trailed 20-14 at halftime and got back-to-back buckets from Gracie Ruhlman to cut the lead to two, 20-18.

Villa responded with a 7-0 run, and the lead hovered around between five to nine points for most of the second half.

Carissa Dunham scored 10 of her 12 points during the first half run for Villa, while Lena Walz came off the bench and was also in double figures with 11 points, including a key triple after the two buckets from Ruhlman to begin the second half.

Emma Ruhlman scored nine of her team-high 12 points in the second half for Warren (10-3, 3-1), while Riley Childress finished with nine points.

Freshman Alana Stuart came off the bench and scored eight points for the Dragons, who suffered their first loss to a Pennsylvania team this season (their other two losses came in Florida).

Rewatch the Game:

FAIRVIEW 55, NORTH EAST 41

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Fairview outscored North East by 14 in the first half in a 55-41 Region 3 win, keeping their perfect record intact in the process.

Bre Heidt led the way for Fairview, scoring 16 points, including six in the fourth quarter.

Hope Garrity and Sara Gennuso were also in double figures for the Tigers with 13 and 10 points respectively.

Grace Sanfilippo led North East with 16 points, 14 of which came in the fourth quarter, while Alex Cozzzens added 11.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 68, YOUNGSVILLE 11

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Nine different Cambridge Springs players scored in a 68-11 win over Youngsville.

Four Blue Devils were in double figures, as Maddie Yanc connected for a game-high 14 points, Makenzie Yanc 13 and Finley Rauscher 11, and Hailee Rodgers 11 each.

Olivia Darling had seven points for Youngsville.

SENECA 58, EISENHOWER 20

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Eleven different Seneca players scored in a 58-20 win over Eisenhower.

Julia Patterson had 10 points for Seneca, while Lauren Konkol and Baylee Dernar added nine each.

Bella Marino had eight points and Mackenzie Dunn seven for Eisenhower.

LAKEVIEW 63, SHARPSVILLE 43

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Lakeview scored 44 points in the second half in a 63-43 Region 4 win over Sharpsville.

Reese Gadsby led the way for Lakeview, pouting in 22 points, 17 of which came in the second half.

Kelsey Seddon was also in double figures scoring for the Sailors with 15 points, while Alaina Peltonen added eight.

Breanna Hanley had 15 points and 16 rebounds for Sharpsville, while Alli Davis added 12 points.

CONNEAUT (Pa.) 58, MEADVILLE 26

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Jaelyn Blood had 12 points to go along with six rebounds, four assists and three blocks in Conneaut’s 58-26 win over Meadville.

The Eagles led 28-10 at halftime en route to the win.

Katherine Miller had nine points, while Rylee Jones had eight points, seven rebounds, and five assists, Hannah Brady eight points, Jocelyn Denihan six rebounds, five steals, and four assists, and Sam Egli five steals.

Avery Phillips had 11 points and Phoebe Templin nine for Meadville.

FRANKLIN 42, HICKORY 28

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Camdon Bashor had 12 points and 10 rebounds as Franklin powered to a 42-28 Region 5 win over Hickory.

Jamie Blum finished with nine points and Jenn Blum seven points and four steals for the Lady Knights.

Franklin led 19-9 at halftime en route to the win.

Mariah Swanson had seven points for Hickory.

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 68, MERCER 25

MERCER, Pa. – Hayden Keith drained seven threes on her way to a 23-point effort as Kennedy Catholic downed Mercer, 68-25.

Mariah Vincent scored 14 points and made four triples, while Layke Fields added nine points for the Golden Eagles.

WEST MIDDLESEX 86, COMMODORE PERRY 18

HADLEY, Pa. – Emily Anthony had a monster game with 27 points and 10 steals in a 86-18 win over Commodore Perry.

Anthony also dished out seven assists in the win.

Carlie Beatty had 26 points and 10 boards for the Big Reds, while Caitlin Stephens added 14 points.

MAPLEWOOD 61, SAEGERTOWN 43

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Izzy Eimer and Sadie Thomas combined for 41 points as Maplewood earned a 61-43 Region 2 win over Saegertown.

Maplewood outscored Saegertown 15-4 in the third quarter, extending their lead to 17 points.

Eimer had 21 points, including three triples, while Thomas had 20 points. Liliane Moorhead was also in double figures scoring for Maplewood with 11 points.

Mollie Przybrowski matched Eimer with 21 points, while Averie Braymer added 10 for Saegertown.

SLIPPERY ROCK 49, OIL CITY 24

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock outscored Oil City 31-13 in the second half en route to a 49-24 Region 5 win.

Gianna Bedel led the way for Slippery Rock with a game-high 16 points, while Katie Book added 10.

Bronwyn McCoy and Ella McDermott added seven points each for the Rockets.

Maddie Marczak had nine points for Oil City.

WILMINGTON 51, SHARON 36

SHARON, Pa. – Freshman Lia Krarup scored 26 points to lead Wilmington to a 51-36 win over Sharon.

Maelee Whiting added eight points for the Greyhounds.

India McGee and Tay Chester netted 10 points apiece for Sharon.

MERCYHURST PREP 48, FORT LEBOEUF 18

ERIE, Pa. – Olivia Kulyk poured in 23 points as Mercyhurst Prep earned a 48-18 win over Fort LeBoeuf.

MCDOWELL 36, CORRY 22

CORRY, Pa. – Jessica Hetz poured in 15 points to lead McDowell to a 36-22 Region 6 win over Corry.

Kaeli Bennett added five points for McDowell.

Skylar Riedel and Miranda Nickerson had seven points each for Corry.

FARRELL 48, ROCKY GROVE 23

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Demariah Burns led a balanced Farrell effort with 13 points as the Steelers earned a 48-23 Region 1 win over Rocky Grove.

Gabby King added 12 points for Farrell.

Anna Williams had 14 points to pace Rocky Grove.

HARBOR CREEK 54, ERIE 48

ERIE, Pa. – Elise Benim led three Harbor Creek players in double figures with 16 points as the Huskies earned a big 54-48 Region 6 win over Erie.

Brooke Przybylski had 14 points and Samantha Zank 10 for the Huskies.

Arianna Mitchell led three Erie players in double figures with 14 points, while Torreuna Roberts added 13 and Kamryn Flowers 12.

GREENVILLE 53, TITUSVILLE 12

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Grace Cano scored 19 points as Greenville powered past Titusville, 53-12.

Anna Harpst added eight points and Josie Lewis six for the Trojans.

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