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Jan. 29, 2021 D9 Girls’ Hoops: Union Rallies For OT Win at Karns City; Cranberry Gets First Win; Buttery, Wood Lead Brockway

Hailey Kriebel scored all 15 of her points after halftime to help Union rally past Karns City in Overtime. Photo by Shelly Atzeni. Check out more of Atzeni's work here

Jan. 29 District 9 girls’ basketball recaps.

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UNION 44, KARNS CITY 40, OVERTIME

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Fifteen points after halftime from Haley Kriebel helped Union erase a 25-9 halftime deficit on their way to a thrilling 44-40 overtime victory over Karns City.

The Golden Damsels outscored the Lady Gremlins 19-5 in the third quarter to make it 30-28 thanks to Kriebel, who had 10 of her 15 points including a pair of 3-pointers.

Kriebel and Kennedy Vogle each knocked down a 3-pointer and Union, once again outscored Karns City 12-10 in the fourth to send the game to overtime.

Dominika Logue went 4-for-4 from the charity stripe and the Golden Damsels defense shut out the Lady Gremlins to earn the win.

Logue also finished with 15 points, including seven free-throw points with Vogle adding seven.

Emma Johns had a game-high 19 points in the loss for Karns City with Abby Callihan contributing 12.

CLARION 48, FOREST AREA 19

CLARION, Pa.- Erica Selfridge and Jordan Best combined for 30 points to help Clarion to a 48-19 win over visiting Forest Area.

Selfridge led all scorers with 17 points with Best ading 13. Ava Cherico chipped in eight tallies.

Jessica Wagner and Izzie Flick each had six tallies in the loss for Forest.

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CRANBERRY 38, VENANGO CATHOLIC 24

SENECA, Pa. – Ava Ferringer and Kaia Dean each recorded double-doubles to help Cranberry to its first win of the year, 38-24 over visiting Venango Catholic.

Ferringer scored a game-high 18 points while hauling in a game-best 12 rebounds, while Dean added 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Molly Mietus paced Venango Catholic with 10 points with Lily Homan adding eight.

OIL CITY 36, SHEFFIELD 35

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Emma Stahl’s go-ahead layup with 13 seconds lifted Oil City to a 36-35 win over Sheffield, snapping the Oilers’ 28-game losing streak in the process.

Sheffield had a pair of looks in the closing seconds, but both were off the mark.

Maddy Marczak had a big game in the win for Oil City, scoring a game-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers.

Annabel Sheldon led Sheffield with 15 points.

WARREN 59, MONITEAU 45

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Riley Childress exploded for a career-high 32 points to lead Warren to a closer-than-it looked 59-45 win at Moniteau.

Childress scored 19 first-half points while hitting five first-half 3-pointers to help the Dragons to a 31-19 halftime lead.

Childress hits a first-half 3-pointer

Named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game, Childress talked about the victory.

But behind Catherine Kelly, who scored 15 of her team-high 19 points in the second half while hitting four second-half 3-pointers, Moniteau closed the gap to five points on at least three different occasions including early in the fourth quarter.

Every time the Lady Warriors got close, Warren answered, and the Dragons were perfect from the free-throw line in the final eight minutes, going 11 of 11 from the charity stripe, to close out the game.

Emma Ruhlman was a perfect 8 of 8 from the line in the fourth quarter and finished with 21 points, including 15 in the second half after missing some time in the first half with three fouls.

Aslyn Pry added 13 points and nine rebounds for Moniteau.

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CAMERON COUNTY 54, JOHNSONBURG 37

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Behind 19 points from Kaelee Bresslin, Cameron County earned a 54-37 victory over visiting Johnsonburg.

Mallory McKimm added 13 points and six steals for the Lady Raiders. Hailey Hilfiger had 12 tallies and grabbed eight boards.

Kaci Stelene paced the Ramettes with 14 points.

REDBANK VALLEY 69, CLARION-LIMESTONE 40

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Madison Foringer and Caylen Rearick combined for 36 points to help lift Redbank Valley over visiting Clarion-Limestone, 69-40.

Foringer netted a game-high 20 points for the Lady Bulldogs while Rearick hit four 3-pointers on her way to 16 points. Alivia Huffman chipped in 12 tallies.

Francis Milliron paced the Lady Lions with 13 points.

KEYSTONE 45, A-C VALLEY 22

KNOX, Pa. – Emily Lauer netted a game-high 19 points to lead Keystone to a 45-22 win over A-C Valley.

Danae Hurrelbrink added eight tallies for the Lady Panthers while Jozee Weaver chipped in seven.

Rachel Cullen and Andrea Meals each contributed seven apiece in the loss for the Lady Falcons.

BROCKWAY 55, CURWENSVILLE 31

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Behind 25 points, 12 rebounds, nine blocked shots, and four steals from Selena Buttery, Brockway rolled to a 55-31 win over visiting Curwensville.

Danielle Wood added 18 points, nine steals, eight assists, and five rebounds for the Lady Rovers, while Nyqal Baker chipped in four points and 13 rebounds.

Skylar Pentz paced Curwensville with 16 points with Alyssa Bakaysa added 11 points.

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