Girls’ Basketball: Punxsutawney Pulls Away from St. Marys; Brockway Wins Again

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) – In a battle for first place in the D9 League, Punxsutawney used a strong second half to pull away from visiting St. Marys, 50-31.

(Photo of Riley and Chloe Presloid. Photo by Patty Presloid)

The Lady Chucks led by one, 21-20, at halftime but outscored St. Marys 15-5 in the third quarter and 14-6 in the fourth quarter.

The Presloid girls led the way in the third quarter for Punxsutawney with Chloe Presloid scoring six points and Riley Presloid adding five points. Ryley Cassaday then took over in the fourth quarter piling up six points.

Riley Presloid led the Lady Chucks with 15 points with both Chloe Presloid and Cassaday scoring 12 points each. Casaday was a perfect 6 of 6 from the free-throw line and also hauled in a team-best seven rebounds. Riley Presloid added four steals and three rebounds in the win.

Sarah Weaver dished out six assists and scored four points as well for Punxsutawney.

Chloe Presloid scored six of her 12 points in the third quarter with

Megan Quesenberry paced St. Marys with 10 points with Kaylee Muccio and Isabelle Caskey each scoring five points.


BROCKWAY, Pa. – Selena Buttery had a double-double to help Brockway pick up a 44-20 AML victory over visiting Johnsonburg.

Buttery netted 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Rovers. Danielle Wood added 15 points and had four steals while Morgan Lindemuth chipped in six points. Macie Smith had two points and eight rebounds.

Tess Kocjancic and Kaci Stelene each had five points to pace the Rammettes in the loss.


BRADFORD, Pa. – Abby Guiher hit three 3-pointers on her way to 17 points to help visiting DuBois pick up a 50-38 D9 League victory over Bradford.

Olivia Johnson added 11 points in the win for the Lady Beavers with Sarah Henninger scoring eight points.

Bradford’s Hannah Lary scored 22 points to lead all scorers.


BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Sixteen points from Sara Dettaas helped Bellefonte defeat visiting Clearfield, 60-38.

Maddie Tice hit three 3-pointers and finished with 14 points for the Lady Red Raiders. Mia Johnson and Emalee Neff each added eight points while Bella Corman chipped in six.

Emma Hipps and Olivia Bender each had 10 points for the Lady Bison in the loss.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Emma Jones’ game-high 21 points lifted visiting Karns City over Forest Area, 49-14.

Jones also had four 3-pointers for the Lady Gremlins. Britney Friters added nine points while Brooke Manuel netted six. Emily Huff and Abby Callihan each had four points.

Jessica Wagner paced Forest Area with seven tallies.


STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Tara Hinderliter dropped a game-high 23 points to lead visiting Redbank Valley to a 70-31 win over Clarion-Limestone.

Alivia Huffman added 10 points for the Lady Bulldogs with Caylen Rearick and Lauren Smith each scoring nine and Madison Foringer adding seven.

Frances Milliron scored 13 points to pace C-L.

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