Second-Half Rally Lifts DCC Girls Past Johnsonburg

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JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – DCC trailed Johnsonburg at halftime before ralling to pull out a 39-34 win in AML action.

(Photo of DCC’s Riley Assalone. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)

The Lady Cardinals outscored the hosts 27-20 in the second half. Riley Assalone scored 13 points and Gabby Caruso added 10.

Johnsonburg was keyed by 13 points from Skylar Sherry and 10 from Cassidy King as it led 14-12 at the half.

DUBOIS 47, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 45, overtime

DUBOIS, Pa. – Chelsea DeSalve scored five of her game-high 17 points in overtime, as DuBois rallied past visiting Elk County Catholic, 47-45, in D9 League action.

The teams were tied at 42 after regulation thanks to a second-half rally by the Lady Beavers, who trailed 24-16 at halftime but got within two, 31-29 going to the fourth quarter and then tied the game by outscoring the Lady Crusaders 13-11 in the fourth.

Then in overtime DeSalve hit a three and then connected on a two that put DuBois ahead 47-44. Reilly Herzing, who netted 11 points, including all three in overtime for ECC, hit one of two free throws to get the Lady Crusaders within two with 1:22 left but that was the last scoring for either team in the extra session.

Ashley Hallowell added a double-double with 10 points and 20 rebounds for DuBois despite being double teamed all night. Laura Fatula chipped in nine tallies.

BROCKWAY 38, SHEFFIELD 23

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Kaitlyn Morelli’s 23 points led Brockway to a 38-23 win at Sheffield in AML action.

The Lady Rovers led 18-4 after one quarter before the Lady Wolverines made it close at the half, 22-14, before Brockway re-established its dominance in the second half to pull away.

Katlyn Cappetta added 12 for Brockway.

Lexi Lyon and Ashley Frederick each had nine points for Sheffield, which played with just five players because of a couple of reasons.

CLEARFIELD 49, BALD EAGLE AREA 42

HYDE, Pa. – Brooke Cline and Alayna Ryan each scored 16 points to lead Clearfield to the 49-42 win over Bald Eagle Area in Mountain League action.

Nikki Chew added 18 rebounds for Clearfield, which led 22-12 at halftime.

CURWENSVILLE 46, GLENDALE 35

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Hannah Dixon exploded for 25 points to lift Curwensville to a 46-34 win over visiting Glendale in Moshannon Valley League action.

Christine Limbert added 10 points for the Lady Tide, who led 33-28 going to the fourth quarter.

Cierra O’Shell paced Glendale with 11 points.

WEST SHAMOKIN 62, PUNXSUTAWNEY 36

RURAL VALLEY, Pa. – Andrea Orlosky and Olivia Fusaro each netted 21 points, as West Shamokin ran past visiting Punxsutawney, 62-36.

Kate Horner had a team-high 12 points for Punxsy with Leah Miller adding 10 points, eight rebounds and five blocked shots.

FOREST AREA 45, CLARION-LIMESTONE 38

TIONESTA, Pa. – Brianna Hetrick and Jasmine Ginnery scored 13 and 11 points respectively, leading Forest Area past Clarion-Limestone, 45-38, in a KSAC North matchup.

Forest led 21-13 at halftime and hiked its lead to 40-24 before C-L got it back to single digits with a 14-5 advantage in the fourth quarter.

Rachel Greeley scored 15 points to lead C-L.

CLARION 55, BROOKVILLE 48

CLARION, Pa. – Alexis Constantino and Wendy Beveridge scored 20 and 15 points respectively in Clarion’s 55-48 non-league win over Brookville.

Brooke Shattenberg scored 11 points while Marcy Schindler finished with 10 points for Brookville.

Gloria Kroh chipped in five points and 17 rebounds in the win for the Lady Cats.


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