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Jan. 30 girls’ basketball recaps

VENANGO CATHOLIC 60, REDBANK VALLEY 56, 2 OT

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Ava Homan scored 30 points as the Venango Catholic Lady Vikings outslugged Redbank Valley, 60-56, in double-overtime.

Taylor Moltz scored 19 points to join Homan in double figures as the No. 3 Lady Vikings improved to 13-5.

Brooke Hinderliter led the No. 6 Lady Bulldogs (14-4) with 29 points while Megan Bain scored 10 points.

CLARION 61, CRANBERRY 42

CLARION, Pa. — Macy Thornton scored 26 points with seven rebounds and seven steals to lead Clarion to a 61-42 win over Cranberry in a KSAC-North matchup.

Gloria Kroh added eight points and seven rebounds as the Lady Cats improved to 8-7.

Cranberry dropped to 3-14.

NORTH CLARION 67, A-C VALLEY 55

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. — Abbie Schmader scored a career-high 25 points with 10 rebounds to lead the North Clarion She-Wolves to a 67-55 win over A-C Valley in a KSAC non-divisional matchup.

Tori Obenrader added 17 points, 17 rebounds and nine assists as North Clarion improved to 10-7.

Lauren McAnany led A-C Valley (10-6) with 14 points. Sadie Longo had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

North Clarion 67, A-C Valley 55

North Clarion 20 13 15 19 67

AC Valley 11 15 15 14 55

North Clarion: Obenrader A. 2 5-2 8 Schmader 9 7-12 25 Gatesman 6 0-2 12 Wagner 1 0 2-2 4 Obenrader T. 6 5-9 17 Higgins 0 1-2 1 Schettler 0 0 0-0 0. Team Totals 24 17-32 67

AC Valley: Logue 5 2-2 12 Longo 4 3-6 11 Kaufman 1 3-4 5 Cratty 2 4-5 8, McNany 6 2-3 14 Caldwell 0 0-2 0 Rothen 0 0-2 0 Thompson 2 1-5 5 Team Totals 20 15-27 55

3-pointers: North Clarion 2 (A. Obenrader).

JOHNSONBURG  51, CURWENSVILLE 38

By Rich Quiggle

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. –  A balanced scoring attack, led by Taylor Wolfe’s 15 points and Nicole Myers 13 points, sparked the Johnsonburg Ramettes to a 51-38 road upset win over the Curwensville Lady Tide Friday night at Curwensville Junior/Senior High School in an Allegheny Mountain League cross-over matchup.

The Lady Tide jumped out to a 13-8 first quarter lead over the Ramettes thanks to 4 points each from Shauna Guy and Christine Limbert. Johnsonburg would get things going offensively in the second quarter. Following two free throws from Guy, the Ramettes would go on a 13-0 run to take a 21-15 lead. A jumper from Olivia Perez-McGill would get the scoring started. A steal from Perez-McGill would lead to a Myers layup. That was followed by jumpers from McKenna Rowles and Myers to put the visitors up by one, 16-15. Myers would then hit a three and Wolfe would score on a layup to put the Ramettes up six.

The Ramettes closed out the quarter outscoring the Lady Tide 5-3 to go into the locker room leading 26-18.

The two teams would play nearly even in the third quarter, with Johnsonburg outscoring Curwensville by one, 9-8, to head to the fourth quarter with a 35-26 lead. The Lady Tide would mount a charge early in the fourth. Guy would start things off with a short jumper to cut the lead to 35-28. Limbert would hit one of two free throws to make it 35-29. Brianna Quiggle would put back an offensive rebound to extend the lead back the eight, 37-29. Ciarra Strickland would hit a long jumper and connect on two free throws to draw the Lady Tide as close as they would get, 37-33.

Two free throws from Myers and a steal and layup from Quiggle put the Ramettes back up by eight 41-33 and from there Johnsonburg would hang on for the victory.

Wolfe finished with a game high 15 points. Myers was next with 13 points. Perez-McGill pitched in 8 points while Rowles finished with 7 points and a monster night on the glass, pulling down 15 rebounds. Quiggle tossed in 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds, 4 on the offensive glass.

For Curwensville, Stickland had 14 points and Guy finished with 12 points. Johnsonburg (6-13 , 5-4 AML) returns to action Tuesday night when they host the Lady Elkers from Ridgway.

Game notes: Johnsonburg had its second best shooting night of the year from the field, going 19 for 62 (30.6%), with the 19 field goals a season high.Wolfe’s 15 points and Rowles 15 rebounds were both season bests for the duo.The Ramettes set a season high for assists on the evening with 15.Johnsonburg goes for its third win of the year against rival Ridgway in their next outing Tuesday night in Johnsonburg.all around, this was the best game the Ramettes played on the year.

Scoring by quarters: 1 2 3 4 T

Johnsonburg 8 18 9 16 51

Curwensville 13 5 8 12 38

Johnsonburg scoring: Brianna Quiggle 2-1-2-5 , Taylor Wolfe 6-3-4-15 , Nicole Myers 3-6-10-13 , Emily Dillinger 0-0-0-0 , Olivia Perez-McGill 4-0-0-8 , Brianna Cardoni 1-1-3-3 , McKenna Rowles 3-1-4-7 , Team Totals 19-12-23-51

Curwensville scoring: Heather Thorp 0-1-3-1 , Hannah Dixon 3-0-1-6 , Christine Limbert 2-1-2-5 , Ciarra Stickland 4-5-6-14 , Shauna Guy 5-2-2-12 , Camryn Richards 0-0-0-0 , Kayli Sedgewick 0-0-0-0 , Team Totals 14-9-14-38 Three-point field goals: Johnsonburg 1 (Myers) , Curwensville 1 (Strickland)

RIDGWAY 51, SHEFFIELD 22

RIDGWAY, Pa. — Hannah Park’s 16 points led the Ridgway Lady Elkers to a 51-22 win over visiting Sheffield.

Jessica Kifer and Kiersten Hinton scored 10 and eight points respectively as Ridgway improved to 5-14.

Tierra Hansen led Sheffield (1-19) with 12 points.

KANE 45, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 40

DuBois, Pa. – Visiting Kane outscored No. 14 DuBois Central Catholic 12-6 in third quarter to open up a 1-point game at halftime and get a 45-40 win over the Lady Cardinals Friday night.

Kane (11-8), which led 13-7 at the end of one quarter, found itself up one, 21-20, at halftime before outscoring DCC (11-7) 12-6 in the third quarter to open up a seven-point lead.

“It was a very good win,” Kane head coach Dave Kiehl said. “It qualified us for the district playoffs. The girls played very well, especially with Taylor Morgan being sick. She did play sparingly tonight after sitting out the last game.”

Sydney Dyne led Kane with 12 points and five steals, while Camryn Cummings added 10 points and seven rebound and Trinity Clark nine points, 15 rebounds and seven blocked shots despite being double-teamed most of the night. Emily Truden added six helpers.

Macy Hanes and Jordan Frank each had seven points to lead DCC.

KANE 45, DCC 40

Score by Quarters

Kane 13 8 12 12 – 45

DCC 7 13 6 14 – 40

Kane – 45

Taylor Morgan 1 1-2 3, Trudent 0 1-2 1, Hottel 0 0-0 0, Barner 3 0-0 7, Cummings 3 4-5 10, Dyne 6 0-0 12, Clark 3 3-6 9, Rachel Morgan 1 1-2 3. Totals 17 10-17 45.

DCC – 40

Curtis 2 2-2 6, M. Barnonick 0 0-0 0, Cardamone 1 0-0 3, Manduley 1 0-2 2, Hanes 3 0-0 7, Assalone 2 1-2 5, K. Barnonick 3 0-0 6, Frank 3 1-2 7, Maurer 2 0-0 4. Totals 17 4-8 40.

Three-pointers – Kane 1 (Barner). DCC 2 (Cardamone, Hanes).

 



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