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Lady Crusaders bow to Kennedy Catholic, 54-37

Elk County Catholic's Kirstie Wehler scored 11 points in Saturday's loss to Kennedy Catholic. (Photo by Don Long)

Elk County Catholic’s Kirstie Wehler scored 11 points in Saturday’s loss to Kennedy Catholic. (Photo by Don Long)

SHARON — A strong second-half performance led District 10 champion Kennedy Catholic to a 54-37 win over District 9 third-place finisher Elk County Catholic in their PIAA Class A state playoff opener Saturday at Sharon High School.

Kennedy Catholic (23-1) led 28-27 at halftime before outscoring ECC (24-2), 26-10, the rest of the way to advance to Wednesday’s second round matchup with District 6 runner-up Bishop Guilfoyle. BG beat Riverview, 50-28.

Bekah Kish led Kennedy with 15 points while April Bocian finished with 12 points and 17 rebounds.

Kirstie Wehler led the Lady Crusaders with 11 points. Julia Sweeney had seven points.

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 54, ELK CO. CATHOLIC 37

Score By Quarters

ECC            11   16   6   4   –  37

KC              22    6  15  11   – 54

Elk Co. Catholic – 37

Macy Neureiter 2-0-0-6, Julia Sweeney 2-3-3-7, Erin Petrosky 0-2-6-2, MacKenzie Gahr 1-0-0-2, Kirstie Wehler 4-1-1-11, Reilly Herzing 2-0-1-4, Maddy Schneider 0-0-0-0, Cassidy Cunningham 1-2-2-5, Zimmerman 0-0-0-0, Nichole Schneider 0-0-0-0, MacKenzie Cashmere 0-0-0-0. Totals: 12-9-14-37.

Kennedy Catholic – 54

Kish 4-5-6-15, Shannonhouse 1-1-2-3, Bocian 5-2-2-12, Kress 3-2-4-9, Fusco 3-2-2-9, Kurelko 0-0-0-0, Zacherl 2-2-2-6, Fischer 0-0-0-0, S.Berardi 0-0-0-0, Volkay 0-0-0-0, Moroco 0-0-0-0. Totals: 18-14-24-54.

3-pointers: ECC 3 (Neureiter 2, Wehler, Cunningham), Kennedy Catholic 4 (Kish 2, Fusco, Kress).



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