Monday’s Basketball Recaps: Wice Helps Cranberry Girls Hold Off Karns City

| January 8, 2019


KARNS CITY, Pa. (D9Sports) – Carly Wice scored 12 points to help visiting Cranberry squeak past Karns City, 40-35.

(Photo of Cranberry’s Carly Wice)

The Berries led 33-24 going to the fourth quarter but Karns City rallied behind five points from Alyssa Stitt, who scored a season-high 18 points for the Lady Gremlins.

Maddie Cornelius had six of her eight points in the fourth quarter to help keep Cranberry in front.

Cranberry’s Malliah Schreck was limited to just six points on the night.

Emma Johns and Brittney Fritters both chipped in six tallies for Karns City.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 52, A-C VALLEY 39

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Abby Gigliotti and Riley Presloid combine for 33 points to help lead Punxsutawney past visiting A-C Valley, 52-33.

Presloid went off for 17 points, including three 3-pointers and Gigliotto tallied 16 points with 3 triples. Sarah Weaver chipped in for six points and Kate Horner tallied five.

Olivia Boocks paced the Lady Falcons, who were without Andrea Meals (illness) with 13 points with Kylee Eaton and Cami McNany each chipping in 10.

Punxsutawney led by just four, 32-28, going to the fourth quarter before exploding for 24 fourth-quarter points, including nine from Presloid and eight from Gigliotti.

KEYSTONE 50, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 40

KNOX, Pa.- Emily Lauer and McKenzie Hovis combined to score 35 points to guide Keystone to a 50-40 win over visiting Dubois Central Catholic.

Lauer had a game-high 20 points while Hovis netted 15 points.

Shay Gulvas paced DCC with 16 points.

MONITEAU 55, CLARION-LIMESTONE 33

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Kristen Auvil and Andie Arblaster combined for 31 points to lead visiting Moniteau to a 55-33 victory over Clarion-Limestone.

Auvil tallied a game-high 17 points and had five assists and five blocks for Moniteau with Arblaster chipping in for 16 points and five steals. Aslyn Pry recorded a double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds.

Maddy Craig paced Clarion-Limestone with 13 points with Francis Milliron adding nine.

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TIDIOUTE CHARTER 66, FOREST AREA 35

TIONESTA, Pa. – Jared Veasey exploded for 30 points to lead visiting Tidioute Charter to a 66-35 win over Forest Area at West Forest.

Mason Deloe added 19 points for the Bulldogs.

Aiden Quinn led Forest Area with 13 points with Franklin Meals adding eight points.


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