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Knoch, Butler girls score road wins

Nina Shaw scored 26 points, including 5 3-pointers, as Knoch's girls basketball team rolled to a 50-33 victory at Highlands Monday night.

The win was the Knights' sixth in a row as the team improved to 9-2 overall, 4-0 in section play.

Madilyn Boyer added 10 points for Knoch, which scored 33 points in the first half.

KNOCH 50

Karlee Buterbaugh 4, Hattie McGraw 3, Naturelle Ewing 4, Mackenzie McGraw 3, Nina Shaw 26, Madilyn Boyer 10. Totals: 18 7-9 50.

HIGHLANDS 33

Kalleigh Nepone 5, Shelby Wojcik 1, Jocelyn Bieleck 6, Kale Myers 14, Maria Fabregras 7. Totals: 12 3-8 33.

Knoch 15 18 10 7 — 50

Highlands 5 13 6 9 — 33

Tuesday: Slippery Rock at Knoch

Butler 60, Pine-Richland 51 — Aubree Tack led this section win for Butler with 15 points, eight rebounds and seven steals.

The Golden Tornado (7-4, 3-2), who outscored the host Rams 21-9 in the fourth quarter, also received 11 points from Justine Forbes and three treys from Hannah Aldridge.

BUTLER 60

Justine Forbes 11, Hannah Aldridge 9, Macklin Hanley 8, Maisy Gibson 5, Megan Penrod 5, Makenna Maier 7, Aubree Tack 15. Totals: 17 16-22 60.

PINE-RICHLAND 51

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Union 47, Karns City 40 — A 17-7 edge in the second quarter spurred this KSAC win for the Damsels.

Keira Croyle (15 points), Hailey Kriebel (13) and Kennedy Vogle (12) scored in double digits for Union.

Rossi McMillen and Rosie Carden both scored nine points for host Karns City.

UNION 47

Kennedy Vogle 12, Keira Croyle 15, Hailey Kriebel 13, Dominika Logue 7. Totals: 19 8-16 47.

KARNS CITY 40

Brooke Manuel 6, Rossi McMillen 9, Rosie Carden 9, Abby Callihan 4, Emma Johns 2, Emma Dailey 2, Julia Andreassi 5, Chloe Fritch 3. Totals: 14 7-12 40.

Union 12 17 8 10 — 47

Karns City 11 7 10 12 — 40

Vinnie Clark drained 23 points in Freeport's 53-48 victory over Armstrong.The Yellowjackets (6-4) trailed 16-10 after one quarter, but earned a 20-7 edge in the second period.

Butler split a match with North Allegheny recently, the boys dropping a 5-2 decision and the girls winning, 7-0.Alex Ekas led the Golden Tornado boys with a 647 series and 265 game. Eric Devore added a 604.Harley Kriess paced the Butler girls with a 597 series and 236 game. Makenzie Zimmerman added a 528.

Slippery Rock's girls improved to 4-0 on the season with a 101-67 win over Sharon. The boys dropped to 1-3 with a 112-20 loss.Mollie Massella won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly for the Lady Rockets. Grace Olshanski won the 50 and 100-yard freestyles.Connor Wallace won the 100 freestyle and Cody Hartle the 100 breaststroke for the Rocket boys.