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Trojanettes win big

NC tops Mohawk; Knoch handles Derry

North Catholic's girls basketball team dominated at home Tuesday night and exacted a form of revenge against visiting Mohawk, prevailing by a 70-33 score.

The Trojanettes (5-3, 3-0) led by 26 at the break and, behind Anna Waskiewicz's double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds, scored more in the first half (39) than the Warriors would all game.

Dacia Lewandowski posted 15 points, Tori Drevna 13, and Alayna Rocco 10.

Mohawk's Erin Capalbo led her team with 13.

The meeting was a rematch of last year's WPIAL Class 3A Championship, won by Mohawk.

Mohawk 10 3 10 10 — 33

North Catholic 23 16 18 13 — 70

Knoch 62, Derry 26 — The Knights (7-2, 2-0) led 35-10 at halftime in this section rout on the road.

Nina Shaw scored 15 points and Maddie Boyer 13 for Knoch, which won its fourth straight game.

KNOCH 62

CeCe Kosecki 4, Karlee Buterbaugh 8, Hattie McGraw 9, Naturelle Ewing 3, Paige Rodgers 2, Mackenzie McGraw 8, Nina Shaw 15, Maddie Boyer 13. Totals: 25 5-7 62.

DERRY 26

Marinchek 2, Moracco 17, Lewis 3, Bungard 4. Totals: 7 11-15 26.

Knoch 14 21 13 14 — 62

Derry 3 7 4 12 — 26

3-point goals: Knoch 7 (H.McGraw 3, M.McGraw 2, Shaw, Boyer); Derry 1 (Moracco)

Redbank Valley 58, Moniteau 49 — Despite a 22-point performance from Catherine Kelly, the Warriors ended up being outmatched at home by the Bulldogs, who had eight different players contribute with baskets. The visitors pulled away in a second frame where they allowed Moniteau only three field goals.

REDBANK VALLEY 58

Huffman 14, Harmon 11, Foringer 10, Clouse 8, Edmonds 6, Davis 5, Rearick 2, Bonnano 2. Totals: 22 10-24 58.

MONITEAU 49

Catherine Kelly 22, Abbey Jewart 11, Kendall Sankey 8, Allie Pry 5, Davina Pry 3. Totals: 19 4-12 49.

Redbank Valley 11 15 18 14 — 58

Moniteau 15 7 16 11 — 49

3-point goals: Redbank Valley 4 (Harmon 2, Clouse, Huffman); Moniteau 7 (Kelly 5, Jewart 2)

Union 49, A-C Valley 16 — The Damsels received little resistence in taking this KSAC game on their home floor.

Keira Croyle tallied 14 points and Dominika Logue 13 for Union.

A-C VALLEY 16

Baylee Blauser 2, Mackenzie Parks 5, Keira McVay 7, Ava Snyder 2. Totals: 7 0-0 16.

UNION 49

Kennedy Vogle 2, Keira Vogle 14, Hailey Kriebel 8, Dominika Logue 13, Abby Gruver 6, Hailey Theuret 2, Katie Gezik 2, Kya Wetzel 2. Totals: 20 3-5 49.

A-C Valley 4 2 2 8 — 16

Union 19 13 11 6 — 49

Clarion-Limestone 46, Karns City 42 — The host Lions eked out a close win over the Gremlins by scoring almost exclusively on free throws in the final frame.

KC's Emma Johns pinned a game-high 20 points to the scoreboard, but was her team's only double-digit scorer.

Clarion-Limestone's Frances Milliron had 16 points while teammate Kendall Dunn contributed with 14. The Lions attempted 32 free throws in the contest.

KARNS CITY 42

Emma Johns 20, Brooke Manuel 4, Rossi McMillen 4, Rosie Carden 3, Cameryn Booher 3, Julia Andreassi 3, Emma Dailey 2, Abby Callihan 1 Totals: 16 8-17 42.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 46

Milliron 16, Dunn 14, Coull 10, Leadbetter 4, Wiant 2. Totals: 13 17-32 46.

Karns City 14 9 7 12 — 42

Clarion-Limestone 14 11 9 12 — 46

3-point goals: Karns City 2 (Johns 2); Clarion-Limestone 1 (Leadbetter)

Slippery Rock 31, Franklin 25 — Gianna Bedel scored 10 points to help the Rockets (3-4, 1-0) win this defensive struggle Monday night.

Bryce Cunningham drained six of Mars' nine treys as the Planets crushed host Indiana, 79-30.Cunningham scored a game-high 20 points, Zach Schlegel added 16 and Tasso Sfanos 11 for Mars (7-1, 3-0).MARS 79Zach Schlegel 16, Austin Cote 6, Chris Dvorak 6, Tasso Sfanos 11, Remi Black 5, Ryan Ceh 2, Devon Koch 7, Bryce Cunningham 20, Campbell 6. Totals: 34 2-6 79.INDIANA 30Webb 8, Brocious 2, Collinger 2, Todd 1, Nydea 4, Martin 1, Kutz 8, Clifford 4. Totals: 12 6-13 30.Mars 19 26 18 16 — 79Indiana 8 4 5 13 — 303-point goals: Mars 9 (Cunningham 6, Sfanos 2, Koch)Summit Academy 82, Freedom 70 — Demetrius Herring's 29 points were key in earning the Knights (1-2, 1-0) their first victory of the season in this league-opener Tuesday night. Allen Grimes (15 points), Shawn Preston (14), and Kylee Davenport (13) also posted double figures. The Bulldogs' Carter Huggins downed nine treys in the defeat.FREEDOM 70Huggins 33, Slowinski 17, Bozza 8, Yeck 6, Hartley 2, Dinardo 2, Roberts 2.SUMMIT ACADEMY 82Demetrius Herring 29, Allen Grimes 15, Shawn Preston 14, Kylee Davenport 13, David Loper 6, Jamari Anglen 3, Qymar McGriffin 2.Freedom 21 7 15 27 — 70Summit Acad. 17 21 20 24 — 82Friday: Summit Academy vs. AvonworthKnoch 66, Derry 59 — The Knights hit the road to pick up their first section win by outlasting the Trojans Tuesday night. Ryan Lang led the team with 25 points and Carson Kosecki and Zarian Finucan added 14 and 11, respectively. Tyson Webb (30 points) and Gabe Carbonara (15) paced the hosts. After dropping four straight in the middle of last month, Knoch (4-6, 1-2) has won three of its past four outings.Knoch 12 20 14 20 — 66Derry 21 7 15 16 — 59Friday: Keystone Oaks at KnochNorth Catholic 86, Keystone Oaks 53 — A quartet of Trojans reached double figures in points, including Max Hurray (23), Max Rottmann (15), Matt Gregor (14) and Ben Tomer (14).North (7-0, 3-0) remained undefeated with the win.North Catholic 25 22 24 15 — 86Keystone Oaks 22 11 8 12 — 53Freeport 53, Burrell 48 — The Yellowjackets improved to 4-3 overall and 1-1 in section play.No other details were available.

Butler defeated Armstrong, 794(60x)-792(46x). No other details were available.