D9Sports.com Girls’ High School Basketball Recaps: Punxsy, Brookville Pick Up Wins

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PUNXSUTAWNEY 61, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 59

DUBOIS, Pa. – Punxsutawney rallied from a 10-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter to beat DuBois Central Catholic, 61-59, at DCC Wednesday.

With the game tied at 45 to start the fourth quarter, DCC surged first to go up 10 before Punxsutawney fought back to get the win.

“We started to pressure full court, and we calmed down against their pressure,” Punxsutawney head coach Mike Carlson said. “They had us rattled until then.”

The Lady Chucks led 21-10 at the end of the first quarter before DCC fought back and got within three, 34-31 at halftime and then tied the game after three.

“We got down big early,” DCC head coach Mike Nesbit said. “The girls have heart and play so hard.”

Leah Miller led Punxsutawney with 23 points with Alli Lunger adding 11 points, including six in the fourth quarter.

Jordy Frank led DCC with 17 points, while Stephanie Rossi added 12 points and Riley Assalone nine.

BROOKVILLE 48, RIDGWAY 35

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Hali Olson had 14 points and 17 rebounds, 12 on the offensive end, to lead Brookville to a 48-35 win over visiting Ridgway in non-conference action Wednesday.

Mackenzie Ganoe added five points, five assists and six steals for the victors. Kara Wonderling and Elaina Powell each chipped in 10 points for the Lady Raiders.

Jessica Kifer led Ridgway with 13 points, and Emily Fullem added 11 points.

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