Wednesday’s Girls’ High School Basketball Roundup: Assalone Leads Balanced DCC Effort in Win over Brookville

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Riley Assalone led a balanced DuBois Central Catholic scoring attack with 13 points, as the Lady Cardinals opened their home slate with a 48-39 win over Brookville.

Gabby Caruso added nine points for DCC, which had seven players score.

Laken Hergert and Kira Powell each scored eight points for Brookville, which trailed by 15, 35-20, at halftime.

CURWENSVILLE 51, WEST BRANCH 48

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Curwensville moved to 2-1 in the Moshannon Valley League with a 51-48 win over visiting West Branch.

Hannah Dixon led the Lady Tide, who led 37-22 with just under seven minutes to play before holding off a furious West Branch rally, with 22 points, Madison Weber added 11 tallies and Christine Limbert just missed a double-double with nine points and 16 rebounds.

Skylar Ceprish led West Branch with 29 points, including 13 down the stretch, with Hailey Prestash scoring nine of her 14 points in the last seven minutes. Alana Speigle added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

A 3-pointer by Ceprish with 5.3 seconds to play got the Lady Warriors to within one, 49-48, but Dixon hit a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left to get the lead back to three and a long 3 at the buzzer by Ceprish was too strong.

Dixon was clutch down the stretch for Curwensville going 9 of 10 from the free-throw line and scoring all but one of the Lady Tides’ final 14 points in the last 3:44.


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