Girls’ Basketball: Gulvas Beats Horn as DCC Beats Ridgway


DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – With the game tied at 33, DuBois Central Catholic’s Shay Gulvas drained a shot from just inside the 3-point arc as time expired to lift the Lady Cardinals to a 35-33 AML win over visiting Ridgway.

(Photo of Shay Gulvas of DCC. Photo by Michelyn Gulvas)

Watch Gulvas drain the game-winner.

The win was the fourth in a row for DCC and the Lady Cardinals sixth win in seven games after starting the year 1-7.

Alyssa Bittner led DCC with eight points, Ashley Wruble added seven and Gulvas had six.

Emily Fullem had her eighth consecutive double-double and her 13th in 15 games for Ridgway with 12 points and 18 rebounds while adding three blocked shots, three steals and an assist.

Alyssa Kasmerski chipped in 10 points, five rebounds, three steals and three assists for the Lady Elkers with Casey Woodford contributing six points, four rebounds and a steal.

CLEARFIELD 62, BELLEFONTE 60

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Alyana Ryan went 4 of 5 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and scored 16 points to lift visiting Clearfield to a 62-60 Mountain League win over Bellefonte.

The Lady Bison came out like gangbusters scoring an incredible 32 first-quarter points, including 10 by Ryan and eight from Brooke Cline, who had 20 in the game, to take a 32-17 lead after a quarter.

Clearfield still led 39-24 at halftime before Bellefonte started cutting into the lead in the third quarter by outscoring the Lady Bison 16-11 to get within 10, 50-40. The Lady Raiders continued the surge in the fourth quarter, but Ryan’s free throws helped Clearfield hold on for the win.

Megan Durandetta hit four 3-pointers and added 13 points for Clearfield.

Mai Smith paced Bellefonte with 21 points while Maddie Steiner had 15 and Maddie Tice 14.

BROCKWAY 53, CURWENSVILLE 36

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Kaitlyn Morelli netted 21 points and came away with eight steals to help visiting Brockway secure a 53-36 AML win over Curwensville.

Leah Lindemuth had a double-double for the Lady Rovers with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Shaughny Richardson added nine rebounds to go with six points.

Madi Weber led Curwensville with 18 points with Sabrina Spencer adding eight.

CLARION 67, CLARION-LIMESTONE 46

CLARION, Pa. – Wendy Beveridge scored a career-high 30 points and added six assists and five blocks to lead Clarion to a 67-46 win over visiting Clarion-Limestone in KSAC North play.

Beveridge netted 14 points in the first quarter to help Clarion jump out to a 25-12 lead after a quarter.

Kait Constantino added 17 points and five assists added five points and 11 rebounds and Sadie Rudesyle eight points.

Maddy Craig and Morgan Clark each scored 16 points for C-L.

NORTH CLARION 61, FOREST AREA 35

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Keeping it in the family.

Wendy Obenrader Franty’s North Clarion school record of 1,822 points had stood since 1991 and seemed to be unbreakable until her youngest cousin, Tori Obenrader came along.

And Friday night, Tori Obenrader, who needed 18 points coming into the night to tie her cousin and 19 to top the mark, dropped in 29 points in a 61-35 KSAC North win over visiting Forest Area with her second 3-pointer of the second quarter accounting for points number 18, 19 and 20 on the night breaking Wendy Obenrader’s record. Tori Obenrader finished the night with 1,833 career points, which is the ninth-most points in District 9 history.

Watch Obenrader set the record.

Tori Obenrader also completed her ninth-straight double-double and her 15th in 16 games with 16 rebounds. She is averaging 24.7 points and 15.5 rebounds per game.

“I want to thank all of my teammates and coaches over the past four years,” Tori Obenrader said. “This wouldn’t be possible without any of them. And this night was made extra special by my cousin Wendy coming home from Texas to be here for this. I also want to thank my family and our fans who have supported me.”

Also for North Clarion, Gabby Carll had eight points and Abby Gatesman seven.

Jasmine Ginnery paced Forest Area with eight points with Emily Everett and Maikiya Bellotti each adding six.

DISTRICT 9’S ALL-TIME LEADING GIRLS’ SCORERS

1. Sheana Mosch (DCC) 3,066
2. Kim Tingley (Coudersport) 2,905
3. Kayla Hoohuli (St. Marys) 2,604
4. Melinda Martin (Northern Potter) 2,123
5. Geena Sneeringer (West Forest) 2,030
6. Brooke Hinderliter (Redbank Valley) 1,997
7. Joyce Wensel (Union) 1,963
8. Emily Merryman (Cranberry) 1,914
9. Tori Obenrader (North Clarion) 1,833
10, Wendy Obenrader (North Clarion), 1,822


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