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Jan. 22, 2021 D9 Hoops: McKimm Late 3 Lifts CC Girls to Victory; Klawuhn Comes up Big Late For ECC Girls; Brookville Boys Beat OC

Mallory McKimm hit the game-winning 3-pointer with under 5 seconds left for Cameron County Friday night in a win at Otto-Eldred. Photo by Patrick Crants. See more of Crants work here.

Jan. 22 District 9 basketball recaps

GIRLS

CAMERON COUNTY 39, OTTO-ELDRED 37

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Mallory McKimm hit a 3-pointer with 5.8 seconds left to lift visiting Cameron County to a 39-37 come-from-behind win at Otto-Eldred.

The Lady Raiders, who led by two, 25-23, after three quarters despite not scoring in the third quarter – it helped that Otto-Eldred scored just two third-quarter points – found themselves down 33-30 with 1:48 to play when McKimm tied the game with a 3-pointer.

But Reilly Raught (at 1:28) and Morgan Dalton (at 38.8 seconds) each hit two free throws to push the Lady Terrors lead back to four, 37-33.

Reggie Goodrow gave Cameron County life when she hit a 3-pointer from the top of the circle with 20 seconds left to make it a one-point game, 37-36.

Then, after Otto-Eldred missed the front end of a one-and-one, Cameron County got the ball up the court and into the right corner where McKimm nailed the go-ahead 3-pointer.

Watch via Otto-Eldred’s YouTube Channel

McKimm led Cameron County with 12 points on four 3-pointers and added four steals while Kaelee Bresslin added eight points and Hailey Hilfiger six points and 17 rebounds.

Katie Sheeler paced Otto-Eldred with 11 points and eight steals, Kayley Heller added three points, six rebounds, and three steals, and Raught had nine points.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 40, PORT ALLEGANY 37

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Lucy Klawuhn came up big late for Elk County Catholic in a 40-37 win at Port Allegany.

Klawuhn hit a 3-pointer with around two minutes to play to put the Lady Crusaders up four then hit two free throws with 11 seconds left to expand a 38-37 lead into a 40-37 advantage.

Port Allegany got a contested 3-pointer at the horn but it wasn’t to be.

Tori Newton recorded the first double-double of her young career with 15 points and 18 rebounds to pace ECC, while Klawuhn added 14 points while hitting four 3-pointers.

Evin Stauffer paced Port Allegany with 15 points with Bree Garzel adding 10 points and five assists, Jade Evens eight points, seven rebounds, and six blocked shots, and Gracie Archer four rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

PENNS MANOR 59, CLEARFIELD 33

HYDE, Pa. – Kassidy Smith and Megan Dumm combined for 47 points to lead visiting Penns Manor to a 59-33 win over Clearfield.

Smith led the Comets with 23 tallies with Dumm contributing 18.

Paige Rhine paced the Lady Bison with 14 points.

BRADFORD 30, SMETHPORT 20

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Thirteen points from Alanna Benson lifted Bradford over Smethport, 30-20.

Benson went 6-for-7 from the charity stripe and netted a 3-pointer for the Lady Owls. Raylee Close chipped in six tallies.

Sabrina Turner grabbed six rebounds while scoring six points to pace the Lady Hubbers.

MONITEAU 70, BROOKVILLE 49

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Aslyn Pry had a monster night with 29 points, 19 rebounds, nine assists, and five blocked shots to lead visiting Moniteau to a 70-49 win over Brookville.

Freshman Catherine Kelly added 17 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists in the victory for the Lady Warriors who also got 12 points from Camryn Fallen.

Liz Wonderling and Alayna Haight each scored 19 points for Brookville.

CURWENSVILLE 32, WEST BRANCH 25

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Skylar Pentz had 12 points to lead Curwensville to a 32-25 victory over visiting West Branch.

Alyssa Bakays added eight points for the Lady Tide.

Sarah Betts had 10 tallies to pace the Lady Warriors in the loss.

UNION 40, CRANBERRY 11

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Holding visiting Cranberry to two first-half points, Union picked up its first win of the season, 40-11, over the Berries.

Dominika Logue, despite not scoring in the first quarter, paced Union with 14 points with Keira Croyle adding 10.

Ava Ferringer and Kaia Dean led Cranberry with four points each.
BOYS

KARNS CITY 69, PUNXSUTAWNEY 54

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Nathan Waltman scored seven points, hauled down 14 rebounds, and dished out six assists to lead visiting Karns City to a 69-54 win over Punxsutawney.

Freshman Luke Cramer chipped in 16 points and Micah Rupp added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Gremlins who also got 10 points from Chase Beighley and nine from Cole Sherwin.

Andrew Young led Punxsutawney with 18 points with Gabe Kengersky adding 11.

UNION 47, CRANBERRY 24

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Caden Rainey and Karter Vogle combined for 31 points to help Union to a 47-24 win over visiting Cranberry.

Rainey scored a game-high 18 points for the Golden Knights with Vogle adding 13 points. Brock Jordan chipped in eight points in the win.

Ashton Weaver scored 11 points to lead Cranberry with all 11 coming in the fourth quarter when he hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 of the Berries 12 points in the quarter.

MONITEAU 61, FOREST AREA 26

TIONESTA, Pa. – Kyle Pry netted 16 points to lead visiting Moniteau to a 26-26 victory over Forest Area.

Ryan Jewart knocked down three 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished with 13 points for the Warriors while Mason Marshimer chipped in 11 tallies.

Allen Johnston paced Forest Area with 10 points.

REDBANK VALLEY 69, NORTH CLARION 38

FRILLS CORNER, Pa. – Behind 23 points and four 3-pointers from Bryson Bain, Redbank Valley picked up a 69-38 road victory over North Clarion.

Marquise Gardock netted 18 points for the Bulldogs with Chris Marshall adding 17.

Dylan Walters led North Clarion with 12 points while Zeelan Hargenrader scored 11.

CENTRAL-MARTINSBURG 54, CLEARFIELD 48

MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Seth Bean netted 18 points as Central-Martinsburg defeated visiting Clearfield, 54-48.

Eli Lingenfelter had nine points for the Dragons while Lleyton Kling and Hunter Klotz each tallied eight.

Cole Miller had a game-high 23 points for Clearfield while hitting five 3-pointers while Karson Rumsky added 19 points.

KEYSTONE 60, VENANGO CATHOLIC 40

OIL CITY, Pa. – Keystone had 11 different players scored led by 12 points from Bret Wingard in a 60-40 win at Venango Catholic.

Brandon Pierce added 11 points for the Panthers with Logan Sell contributing 10.

Reza Reese paced Venango Catholic with 13 points with Andrew Burda adding nine and Jake Liederbach eight.

CLARION 58, CLARION-LIMESTONE 38

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Hunter Craddock scored 12 of his game-high 24 points in the third quarter to help visiting Clarion pull away from rival Clarion-Limestone, 58-38.

The Bobcats, who trailed 16-11 at the end of the first quarter, found themselves ahead seven, 30-23, at halftime after outscoring the Lions 19-7 in the second quarter behind eight Cal German points.

Then Craddock, who had a double-double with 13 rebounds, took over helping to advance the lead to double digits, 44-39, by the end of the third quarter.

German added 14 points, only two after halftime on a pair of free throws for Clarion, and finished off a double-double with 11 rebounds while also handing out five assists, and coming away with five steals.

Beau Verdill chipped in seven points, seven rebounds, and five assists for the Bobcats with Christian Simko adding nine points.

Hayden Callen led C-L with 11 points, seven rebounds, five blocked shots, and three assists, Ryan Hummell added six assists, two steals, and two points, Braden Rankin scored nine points, and Jordan Hesdon had two points, five rebounds, two blocked shots, and two assists.

BROOKVILLE 57, OIL CITY 47

OIL CITY, Pa. – Outscoring Oil City by 12 points in the second half, Brookville erased a two-point halftime deficit to gain a 57-47 win over the Oilers.

Brookville, which led 21-14 after one quarter of play found itself trailing 27-25 at the break after being outscored 13-4 in the second quarter.

The Raiders, however, regained the momentum after halftime with Jace Miner scoring eight of his game-high 17 points after the break to lead the comeback.

Danny Lauer and Hunter Geer each added 10 points in the win for Brookville.

Isaiah Aeschbacher paced Oil City with 15 points, including seven in the second quarter and 11 in the first half with Judias Johnson adding 11 points for the Oilers.

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