Local High School Girls’ Basketball Roundup: Miller’s 20 Points Lead Punxsy

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (EYT) — The Punxsutawney Lady Chucks jumped out to a 33-16 halftime lead over the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals and claimed a 56-40 win.

It was DCC’s first loss after a 5-0 start. Meanwhile, the Lady Chucks evened their record at 2-2.

Leah Miller had a huge game for Punxsy with 20 points, 22 rebounds and four blocks while Alli Lunger had 15 and Kate Horner added 12 to go with seven assists and five steals.

For DCC, Jordy Frank and Riley Assalone each scored nine points while Macey Hanes and Gabby Caruso scored eight apiece.

BROCKWAY 44, CAMERON COUNTY 34

BROCKWAY, Pa. — Brockway scored a 44-34 win over visiting Cameron County as three Lady Rovers scored in double figures.

Adriana Azzato and Leah Lindemuth each had 14 points while Kaitlyn Morelli scored 12.

Madison Harrier scored 19 for the Lady Raiders.

Brockway led 20-17 at halftime and 36-28 after three.

TYRONE 65, CLEARFIELD 47

TYRONE, Pa. — The Clearfield Lady Bison had a rough second quarter on the road at Tyrone and it led to an 18-point loss in a Mountain League game.

Tyrone led 10-8 after one quarter before outgunning the Lady Bison 27-10 in the second to build a 37-18 lead at the half.

Clearfield did have two players score in double figures. Alayna Ryan led the way with 18 points while Nikki Brossard had 12. Ally Lindstrom chipped in nine.

Kasey Engle scored 23 points to lead Tyrone.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 40, DuBOIS 39

ST. MARYS, Pa. — A missed free throw helped the Lady Crusaders hold on to beat DuBois, 40-39.

Cassidy Cunningham had 12 points to lead ECC and Reilly Herzing scored 10 points.

The Lady Beavers had three players in double digits with Ashley Hallowell and Chelsea DeSalve scoring 13 each and Laura Fatula scoring 10.


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