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Jan. 25, 2021 D10 Hoops: Elchynski’s Bucket Sends Corry Girls Past Sharpsville; Kennedy Catholic Boys Outlast Franklin in 2-OT Thriller

Corry's Tayler Elchynski scored the game-winning bucket in the Beavers' win over Sharpsville. Photo by Jeff Parkin.

Jan. 25, 2021, D10 Basketball Recaps

GIRLS

CORRY 33, SHARPSVILLE 31

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Tayler Elchynski’s runner with 4.3 seconds left lifted Corry to a 33-31 win over Sharpsville. 

Rachel Brady had 14 points to lead Corry, while Skyler Riedel added seven and Elchynski and Miranda NIckerson four each. Brady also pulled down 13 rebounds. 

The teams were tied going into the fourth quarter, 23-23.

Alli Davis scored eight points to lead Sharpsville, while Tori Kimpan added seven. 

FAIRVIEW 55, IROQUOIS 16

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Hope Garrity led a balanced effort with 12 points as Fairview powered past Iroquois, 55-16. 

Abby McCall chipped in with 11 points and Sammy Momeyer eight for the winners, who led 39-13 at halftime. 

Lexi Defuccia led Iroquois with seven points. 

HICKORY 63, MEADVILLE 32

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Aniyah Anderson and Malana Beach scored 14 points each to help Hickory to a 63-32 win over Meadville. 

McKenzie Gustas and Emily Duncan had 13 points apiece for the Hornets, who led 34-15 at halftime. 

Anderson also pulled down 13 rebounds in the win. 

Phoebe Templin led Meadville with 10 points. 

GROVE CITY 53, OIL CITY 11

OIL CITY, Pa. – Clara Hannon scored 14 points as Grove City beat Oil City, 53-11. 

The win was the 150th for head coach Chris Burtch. 

Becca Santom tallied 11 points and Emma Santom seven for the Eagles. 

SLIPPERY ROCK 54, FRANKLIN 18

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Eight different Slippery Rock players made their way into the scoring column in a 54-18 win over Franklin. 

The Rockets led 13-0 after the first quarter and never looked back. 

Anna Kadlubek led the way with 11 points, while Maryann Ackerman had 10 and Ella McDermott eight. 

WEST MIDDLESEX 60, ROCKY GROVE 6

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Carlie Beatty scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds as West Middlesex beat Rocky Grove, 60-6. 

Emily Anthony added nine points and Kennedy Beatty eight for the Big Reds. 

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 74, JAMESTOWN 8

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Hayden Keith scored 19 points to lead Kennedy Catholic past Jamestown, 74-8. 

Bellah DiNardo had 11 points and Keegan McConahy 10 for KC. 

Jillian McElhinny had six points for Jamestown. 

GIRARD 52, CONNEAUT (Ohio) 21

GIRARD, Pa. – Kayla Sharman scored 24 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists as Girard beat Conneaut (Ohio) 52-21. 

Abby Sherman scored nine points for the Yellow Jackets. 

VILLA MARIA 36, MOUNT LEBANON 29

PITTSBURGH – Ava Waid scored 12 points as Villa earned a hard-fought 36-29 win over Mount Lebanon of the WPIAL. 

Rachel Majewski had seven points for the winners, who outscored Mt. Lebo 15-11 in the fourth quarter en route to the win. 

NORTH EAST 47, NORTHWESTERN 30

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Kami Mayes scored 20 points to lead North East past Northwestern, 47-30. 

Kayden Bird and Jessamine Saxton had seven points each for Northwestern. 

BOYS

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 92, FRANKLIN 91, 2-OT

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Sky’ler Thomas scored 36 points, including the game-winning 2-pointer late in the second overtime to lift Kennedy Catholic past Franklin in a thriller, 92-91. 

Down 14 at the end of the third quarter, Franklin rallied to get the game to overtime behind the strong play of Easton Fulmer, who finished with 37 points. Fulmer scored 32 of his points in the second half and overtime periods. He went 13-of-17 from the free throw line and knocked down a pair of big triples in the first overtime to send it to a second. 

Also for Kennedy Catholic, Malik Lampkins-Rudolph finished with 21 points, Dajuan Young 15 and Elijah Harden 13. 

Thomas knocked down six 3’s in the game, including two in the second overtime. 

Franklin drained 16 3’s and Kennedy Catholic 12. 

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 60, SAEGERTOWN 47

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Nathen Held scored 27 points as Cambridge Springs pulled away late in the fourth quarter for a 60-47 win over rival Saegertown in Region 2 action. 

Trent Wheeler scored five of his 14 points in the fourth quarter for Cambridge Springs. 

Jaden Wilkins had a strong game for the Panthers pouring in 18 points, while Brady Greco added 14. Wilkins scored 14 of his points in the second half. 

SHARPSVILLE 62, BETHEL PARK 51

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Mark Staunch scored 21 points to lead Sharpsville to a 62-51 over Bethel Park of the WPIAL. 

James Thomas scored 15 points and Ryan Ladjevich 14 for the Blue Devils. 

NESHANNOCK 65, FARRELL 24

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Michael Sopko scored 17 points to lead Neshannock past Farrell, 65-24. 

Neshannock led 34-8 at halftime. 

Trian Holden had nine points to pace the Steelers. 

SENECA 82, IROQUOIS 35

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Justin Walker and Bobby Yost scored 17 points each to lead Seneca past Iroquois, 82-35. 

Logan Kibbe added 12 points for the Bobcats. 

Ben Burkhardt paced Iroquois with 14 points.

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