Johnsonburg, Kane to Play for AML Girls’ Title

| February 16, 2019


KANE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Behind Ella Marconi’s monster night, defending champion Kane secured a trip to the AML Title game for the fourth straight year with a 57-48 win over visiting Ridgway.

(Photo of Kane’s Ella Marconi. Photo by Tessa Boschert)

Marconi had 30 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots to lead the Lady Wolves, while Hannah Buhl added 13 points, eight assists and four steals. Sarri Swanson chipped in two points and six rebounds and Emily Bucheit had three points and five rebounds.

Kane led 40-25 after three quarters of play before holding off a Ridgway comeback attempt that law the Lady Elkers scored 23 fourth-quarter points, including 12 from Gabby Rohr, who hit three 3-pointers in the quarter.

Rohr led Ridgway with 16 points with Casey Woodford adding 10 points and six rebounds and Eva Cobaugh eight points. Christina Fullem had an all-around strong game with five points, six rebounds, three steals, two blocks and two assists.

Kane, which beat Elk County Catholic in last year’s AML Title Game, will take on Johnsonburg at 6:30 p.m. at St. Marys High School. The Lady Wolves lost to ECC in the 2017 title game and to DuBois Central Catholic in the 2016 championship contest.

JOHNSONBURG 33, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 18

DUBOIS, Pa. – Visiting Johnsonburg used a strong start to knock off DuBois Central Catholic, 33-18, in the AML Semifinals.

The Ramettes led 10-2 at the end of the first quarter thanks to a pair of Rylee Casilio 3-pointers and were up 14-7 at halftime.

Cassidy King led Johnsonburg with 11 points with Casilio and Mario Jones each scoring eight points and Lindsey Kocjancic six.

Alyssa Bittner paced DCC with nine points with Abbey Pettenati adding five.

Johnsonburg will take on Kane in the AML Title game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Marys High School.


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