Jan. 6 girls’ basketball recaps.
(Photo of Moniteau’s Aslyn Pry, who had 19 points and 12 rebounds in the Lady Warriors upset win over Brookville Monday. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)
MONITEAU 55, BROOKVILLE 54, OT
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Moniteau got balanced overtime scoring to upset visiting Brookville, 55-54, in non-conference action.
The Lady Warriors outscored the Lady Raiders 7-6 in the extra session after the teams were tied at 48 going to overtime.
Kristin Auvil, Abby Rottman and Haley Pry each scored two points in overtime for Moniteau with Aslyn Pry adding a free throw.
The game was close throughout with Brookville leading 27-26 at halftime before Moniteau took a 39-37 lead to the fourth quarter.
Aslyn Pry led the Lady Warriors with 19 points and 12 rebounds with Auvil added 14 points and 12 boards and Rottman scored 14.
Marcy Schindler and Madison Johnson led Brookville with 14 points each with Morgan Johnson adding 10 points.
A-C VALLEY 49, UNION 47, OT
FOXBURG, Pa. – Rachel Cullen scored four overtime points, as A-C Valley completed a comeback from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat visiting Union, 49-47, in overtime in KSAC North play.
The Lady Falcons trailed 25-16 at the break and cut the deficit to five, 33-28, heading to the fourth quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Mia Sherman hit a pair of 3-pointers, and Cullen added a pair of baskets to help A-C Valley forge a 43-all tie at the end of regulation.
Sherman and Baylee Blauser led A-C Valley with 12 points each. Meah Ielase added 11 tallies, and Cullen scored 10 points, eight in the fourth quarter and overtime combined.
Dominika Logue led all scorers with 20 points for Union, and her 3-pointer forced the extra session. Hailey Kriebel added 10 points and Kennedy Vogle seven for the Golden Damsels.
OSWAYO VALLEY 34, ARCHBISHOP WALSH (N.Y.) 19
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Macy West poured in 16 points, as Oswayo Valley won for the first time this season, 34-19, over visiting Archbishop Walsh (N.Y.).
Jadyn Brabham added nine points in the win for the Green Wave.
Noella Policastro led Archbishop Walsh with nine points.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 51, SHEFFIELD 21
SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Taylor Newton, Julia Aikens and Tami Geci each scored in double digits, as Elk County Catholic raced past Sheffield, 51-21, for a road AML win.
Newton had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds with Aikens adding 11 points and Geci 10 points and five steals.
Marissa Grubbs led Sheffield with eight points.
WEST BRANCH 32, CURWENSVILLE 31
MORRISDALE, Pa. – West Branch rallied from a seven-point deficit going to the fourth quarter to beat visiting Curwensville, 32-31, in Moshannon Valley League play.
The Lady Warriors trailed 29-22 going to the final eight minutes but outscored the Lady Tide 10-2 in the fourth quarter to pull out the victory.
Ashley Mertz led West Branch with 12 points, Tory Kalke scored 10 and Sarah Betts added eight.
Alyssa Bakaysa led Curwensville with a game-high 17 points with Tarah Jacobson adding nine points.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 44, VENANGO CATHOLIC 10
DUBOIS, Pa. – Maia Cogley and Shay Gulvas combined to score 21 points, as DuBois Central Catholic topped visiting Venango Catholic, 44-10.
Cogley had a game-high 11 points for the Lady Cardinals, who shutout the Lady Vikings in the first and third quarters and led 32-4 at halftime, while Gulvas added 10 points. Sophie Ginter chipped in six points.
Emmy Ekis paced Venango Catholic with six points and 10 rebounds with Natalie Janidlo adding a pair of points and five boards.
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY 52, CLEARFIELD 31
HYDE, Pa. – Despite three 3-pointers from Megan Durandetta, Clearfield dropped a 52-31 decision to visiting St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy.
Durandetta led the Lady Bison with nine points with Emma Hipps adding eight.
RIDGWAY 29, KARNS CITY 18
RIDGWAY, Pa. – Ridgway held visiting Karns City scoreless in the first half on its way to a 29-18 non-conference win.
The Lady Elkers led 13-0 at the break before Karns City closed the gap to nine, 20-11, going to the fourth quarter.
Gabi Rohr scored a game-high 16 points for Ridgway with Julie Peterson adding seven and Christina Fullem six.
Emma Johns led Karns City with nine points.