D9Sports.com Girls’ High School Basketball Recaps: Punxsutawney Knocks Off Keystone

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PUNXSUTAWNEY 63, KEYSTONE 50

KNOX, Pa. – Visiting Punxsutawney got 21 points and 20 rebounds from Leah Miller to beat Keystone, 63-50, in non-conference action between two playoff-bound teams.

Alli Lunger added 13 points for the Class AAA Lady Chucks (17-4), while Emma White had 11.

Josselin Geer paced Keystone (15-7) with 16 points and six rebounds. Taylor Geer and Amber Hess each added 11 points. Hess added six board with Taylor Geer chipping in seven rebounds and five blocked shots.

JOHNSONBURG 64, BROCKWAY 32

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Nicole Myers and Ashton Watts both recorded double-doubles as Johnsonburg claimed the second AML playoff spot awarded to the AML North with a 64-32 win at Brockway.

The win moves the Ramettes to 7-3 in AML play and 12-10 overall. They tied for second place with Elk County Catholic but win the third tiebreaker, overall record. The Lady Crusaders finished the regular season 10-12. The first two tiebreakers – head-to-head and divisional record – found the teams still tied thus the need for the third tiebreaker.

Myers had 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Watts added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Cassidy King chipped in 12 points and five steals, and Brianna Quiggle had six points and 10 steals.

Kaitlyn Morelli paced Brockway (5-16, 4-6) with 12 points.

Brockway’s loss also gives Ridgway an AML playoff berth as the second-place team out of the AML South.

DUBOIS 56, BROOKVILLE 49, OVERTIME

DUBOIS, Pa. – DuBois outscored Brookville 14-7 in overtime to pick up a 56-49 D9 League victory.

Courtney Chandler scored five of her 19 points in overtime with Dayna DeSalve scoring four of her 14 points in the extra session, Taylore Uplinger also scored 19 points for the Lady Beavers.

Hali Olson led Brookville with 15 points. Elaina Powell added nine tallies.

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