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Jan. 7, 2022 D9 Girls Hoops: Smethport Holds off Galeton; ECC Tops DCC; Clearfield Gets Road Win

Elizabeth Hungiville had 16 points and 15 rebounds in Smethport's win over Galeton Friday. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick's work here

Jan. 7 District 9 girls’ basketball recaps

       

SMETHPORT 37, GALETON 34

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Strong first and third quarters allowed Smethport to hold off a late charge from visiting Galeton and pick up a 37-34 win in NTL play.

The Lady Hubbers outscored Galeton 10-2 in the first quarter but led by just one, 14-13, at halftime before outscoring the Lady Tigers 14-4 in the third quarter to take a 28-17 lead.

     

But behind eight points from Allie Macensky and seven from Olivia Rohrbaugh, Galeton charged back in the fourth quarter to make a game of it.

Elizabeth Hungiville had a monster double-double for Smethport with 16 points and 15 rebounds while adding three steals.

Abby Lutz added 13 points, nine rebounds, four steals, and an assist in the win with Danielle Nelson contributing two points, six rebounds, five steals, and three assists.

Rohrbaugh led Galeton with 15 points with Macensky adding 11.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 35, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 28

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Tori Newton tickled the twine for a game-high 20 points, as Elk County Catholic beat visiting DuBois Central Catholic, 35-28, in AML action.

Lacy Klawuhn added 11 points for the Lady Crusaders while Emily Mower had a team-high 10 rebounds to go with two points.

     

Kayley Risser led DCC with eight points Marina Hanes and Jessey Frank each scored seven points for the Lady Cardinals.

PORT ALLEGANY 33, OSWAYO VALLEY 17

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Evin Stauffer, Leigha Nelson, and Ella Moses each scored eight points to help Port Allegany beat visiting Oswayo Valley, 33-17, in NTL action.

Stauffer added six steals and four assists with Moses contributing nine rebounds and four steals.

Also for the Lady Gators, Kayleigha Dowell chipped in seven points, nine rebounds, and three steals.

Brooke George led Oswayo Valley with six points.

CLEARFIELD 49, BELLEFONTE 35

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Emma Hipps scored 20 points to help Clearfield pick up a 49-35 road Mountain League victory over Bellefonte.

Cayleigh Walker added 15 points for the Lady Bison.

Maria Cotter led Bellefonte with 11 points.

RIDGWAY 37, JOHNSONBURG 28

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Julie Peterson scored 11 points, came away with four steals, and handed out two assists to lead Ridgway to a 37-28 road AML win over Johnsonburg.

Carli Thomas chipped in 10 points and five rebounds for the Lady Elkers who also got seven points, four rebounds, four assists, four blocks, and two steals from Jenna Kasmierski and seven points from Payton Delhunty.

Kaci Stelene had eight points, nine rebounds, and three steals for Johnsonburg with Annasophia Stauffer also scoring eight points.
Kaci stelene 9 rebounds 3 steals

OTTO-ELDRED 60, AUSTIN 30

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Outscoring Austin 31-4 in the first quarter, Otto-Eldred cruised to a 60-30 home NTL win.

Katie Sheeler hit four first-quarter 3-pointers and scored 19 of her game-high 22 points in the opening stanza to pace the Lady Terrors.

Anna Merry added seven first-quarter points on her way to a 13-point night, while Bri Heller chipped in 10 points and Brooke Close eight.

COUDERSPORT 59, CAMERON COUNTY 14

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Liz Frame collected 19 points in a 59-14 NTL win by Coudersport over visiting Cameron County.

Also reaching double digits in the win was Bel Porterfield with 12.

Oliva Fink chipped in seven points for the Lady Falcons who led 28-5 at halftime and had nine different players score.

Mikenna Farabaugh and Aubree Lorenzo each finished with three points for Cameron County.

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