Tuesday’s High School Basketball Roundup: Miller Lifts Shorthanded Punxsy Girls Past Brookville

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BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Leah Miller led a shorthanded Punxsutawney team to a 58-23 D9 League road win at Brookville by scoring 25 points and hauling down 20 rebounds.

Miller had 21 points and 12 rebounds by halftime, as Punxsutawney, who was without Alli Lunger and Morgan Vanleer, built a 42-10 halftime lead.

Kaitlyn Ray added 12 points for the Lady Chucks, who also got 10 from Laney Monroe.

Morgan Johnson paced Brookville with six points.

A-C VALLEY 80, CLARION-LIMESTONE 25

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – A-C Valley welcomed back head coach Dave Sherman in a big way with an 80-25 road win at Clarion-Limestone.

Sherman, who was in a car accident hours prior to the Lady Falcons season opener and subsequently was found to have a benign tumor in the brain that forced him to miss six weeks, was cleared to return to coaching Tuesday.

Ellie Thompson and Olivia Boocks welcomed their coach back by combining to score 52 points in the win with Thompson netting a game- and career-high 29 and Boocks chipping in a career-high 23.

Morgan Clark led C-L with seven points.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 39, BROCKWAY 29

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Visiting DuBois Central Catholic got 14 points each from Gabby Caruso and Riley Assalone in a 39-29 AML victory over Brockway.

DCC used a 13-4 first quarter edge to set the tone and still led 19-14 at halftime before outscoring the Lady Rovers 13-9 in the fourth quarter.

Leah Lindemuth netted 14 to pace Brockway with Katlyn Cappetta adding 10.

BOYS’ RECAPS

RIDGWAY 53, CURWENSVILLE 42

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Neal MacDonald and Andy Breier combined for 30 points to help Ridgway to a 53-42 win over visiting Curwensville in AML action.

Both MacDonald and Breier scored 15 points for the Elkers, while Devan Barnett paced Curwensville with 11 points.

Noah VonGunden and Josh Terry each added nine points for the Golden Tide with Terry hitting three of Curwensville’s eight 3-pointers in the game.


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