Dec. 28 recaps.
(Photo: Joey Castagnolo of Clearfield (center) with his team after winning his 200th game Thursday. Photo by Steve Dudurich)
CLEARFIELD 45, CURWENSVILLE 15
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Alyna Ryan scored 15 points and Brooke Cline added 14 as visiting Clearfield beat Curwensville, 45-15, to give Clearfield head coach Joey Castagnolo his 200th career victory.
Nicollette Brossard added 10 points in the milestone victory for the Lady Bison.
Sabrina Spencer paced Curwensville with six points.
BROOKVILLE 48, DUBOIS 41
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Marcy Schindler’s 17 points and 19 rebounds led Brookville to a 48-41 win over DuBois in the Brookville Christmas Tournament Championship game.
Schindler earned the tournament MVP award and was joined by Morgan Johnson on the all-tournament team. Johnson and Lauren Hergert finished with 10 points apiece.
DuBois put three players in double figures with 11 points apiece with Chelsea DeSalve, Ashley Hallowell and Caitlin Drahushak. DeSalve finished off a double-double with 11 rebounds while Hallowell, who fouled out with DuBois leading 34-33 with 2:38 remaining, had nine boards. Both Hallowell and DeSalve were all-tourney picks.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 55, BROCKWAY 46
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Notching first-year head coach Jordan Hoover his first win, DuBois Central Catholic claimed third place at the Brookville Christmas Tournament with a 55-46 win over Brockway.
The Lady Cardinals put three players in double-figure scoring with Shayleigh Gulvas and Alyssa Bittner scoring 14 points apiece while Ashley Wruble scored 12 points. Gulvas collected a team-high nine rebounds and earned all-tournament status.
Brockway also had three players reach double-figure scoring. Kaitlyn Morelli had 16 points, Leah Lindemuth scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Shaughny Richardson came off the bench to finish with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
BRADFORD 50, CAMERON COUNTY 39
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Brinya Moffett netted 19 points to lead Bradford to a 50-39 win over Cameron County in the opening round of the Maple Leaf Tournament at Coudersport.
Hannah Lary added nine points for the Owls and MaKenzie Maley had eight points.
Kamme Guisto led Punxsutawney with 12 points with Alyvia McKimm adding nine points.
Bradford takes on Coudersport in the title game Friday with Cameron County facing Northern Potter in the consolation game.
COUDERSPORT 47, NORTHERN POTTER 33
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black and Haley Keck netted a combined 31 points to help Coudersport to a 47-33 win over Northern Potter in the opening round of the Maple Leaf Tournament at Coudersport.
Black led the Lady Falcons with 16 points with Keck adding 15. Sarah Chambers chipped in 10 points for Coudersport.
Mikayla Lewis led Northern Potter with 13 points with Becca Morgan adding nine points.
Coudersport will take on Bradford in the title game with Northern Potter facing Cameron County in the consolation contest.
KEYSTONE 47, HARBOR CREEK 45
SENECA, Pa. – Taylor Geer’s layup with 1.2 seconds left lifted Keystone to a 47-45 win over Harbor Creek in the opening round of the Don Hall Memorial Christmas Tournament at Cranberry.
Geer’s layup capped a comeback for the Lady Panthers, who trailed 26-12 at halftime, and 36-27 at the end of three quarters.
Geer led Keystone with 14 points with Makenzie Byerley added 11 points with Danae Hurrelbrink adding 10 points and McKenzie Hovis added eight points.
Latisha Baker paced Harbor Creek with 16 points with Jenna Babay adding 11 points and Ali Benim 10.
Keystone will play Cranberry in the title game at 3:30 p.m. Friday with Franklin taking on Harbor Creek in the consolation game at 12:30 p.m.
CRANBERRY 55, FRANKLIN 28
SENECA, Pa. – Malliah Schreck had 19 points and 16 rebounds to lead Cranberry to a 55-28 win over Franklin.
Erin Merryman added 13 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Berries.
Karlie Hoffman had 10 points to pace Franklin.
Cranberry will take on Keystone in the title game at 3:30 p.m. Friday with Franklin playing Harbor Creek in the consolation game at 12:30 p.m.
NORTH CLARION 48, CLARION 19
KANE, Pa. – Tori Obenrader had 22 points and 18 rebounds to lead North Clarion to a 48-19 win over Clarion in the championship game of the Kane Christmas Tournament.
Abby Gatesman added eight points for the She-Wolves with Gabby Carll chipping in seven.
Kait Constantino paced Clarion with nine points and four steals with Wendy Beveridge chipping in four points and six blocked shots and Ali Troese seven rebounds.
KANE 64, EISENHOWER 27
KANE, Pa. – Trinity Clark had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead Kane to a 64-27 win over Eisenhower in the consolation game of the Kane Christmas Tournament.
Ella Marconi added 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots with Rachael Morgan chipping in 10 points and six rebounds. Hannah Buhl contributed five points and five assists and Caitlin O’Hara had two points and five steals.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT 43, GALETON 23
MANSFIELD, Pa. – Makaya Shadle netted 12 points but Galeton fell to South Williamsport, 43-23 in the opening round of the Mansfield Christmas Tournament.
GROVE CITY 62, UNION 19
MERCER, Pa. – Frankee Remmick and Hannah Atzeni each scored eight points but Union fell to Grove City, 62-19, in the opening round of the Mercer Christmas Tournament.
GENERAL MCLANE 50, KARNS CITY 49
OIL CITY, Pa. – General McLane outscored Karns City 25-15 in the second half to gain a come-from-behind 50-49 win over Karns City in the Oil City Blue & White Christmas Tournament.
Sierra Seneta led the Lady Lancers with 11 points, Kendyl McKissock had 10 points and Ali Lamoreaux nine points.
Emily Hegedus scored a game-high 32 points for Karns City with Livia Andreassi adding nine.
HAZLETON 46, PUNXSUTAWNEY 42, OVERTIME
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Hazleton outscored Punxsutawney 6-2 in overtime to get a 46-42 win in the championship game of the Carl Truance Holiday Tournament at Punxsutawney.
Leah Miller sent the game to overtime with a shot at the buzzer of regulation to tie the game at 40, but Maddie Mrochko hit a 3-pointer in the extra session with Kyra Antolick adding three free throws.
Mrochko led Hazleton with 17 points with Faith Grula adding 11.
Miller had 21 points and 18 rebounds to lead Punxsutawney with Kate Horner chipping in five points and five steals and Sarah Weaver five points and four assists.
MARION CENTER 47, MONITEAU 42
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Grace Snyder scored 16 points to help Marion Center knock off Moniteau, 47-42, in the consolation game of the Carl Truance Holiday Tournament at Punxsutawney.
Jackie Fetsko added 14 points for the Stingers.
Emma Bair paced Moniteau with 22 points and 10 rebounds with Kristin Auvil adding 11 points.
A-C VALLEY 64, REDBANK VALLEY 41
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Ellie Thompson led a trio of A-C Valley players in double digits with 18 points as the Lady Falcons beat Redbank Valley, 64-41, in the championship game of the Redbank Valley Christmas Tournament.
Olivia Boocks added 11 points with Kylee Eaton chipping in 10 points and Cami McNany and Annie Viertel both scoring nine points.
Tara Hinderliter led Redbank Valley with 20 points.
FOREST AREA 39, CLARION-LIMESTONE 38, OVERTIME
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Jasmine Ginnery hit the game-winning free throw with 1.7 seconds left in overtime to give Forest Area a 39-38 win over Clarion-Limestone in the consolation game of the Redbank Valley Christmas Tournament.
The Fires outscored the Lady Lions 5-4 in overtime after C-L had forced the extra session by outscoring Forest Area 16-10 in the fourth quarter.
Ginnery led Forest with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Cassie Cochran added 13 rebounds to go with six points.
Maddy Craig paced C-L with 15 points with Morgan Clark adding 10 tallies.