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Knoch girls roll on

Basketball team cruises to 8th straight win

Knoch placed five girls in double figures Friday night in cruising to a 68-12 basketball victory over Valley.

The Knights (11-2, 5-0) won their eighth consecutive game. Madilyn Boyer led the team with 13 points, 11 coming in the third quarter.

Knoch hosts Freeport Monday night.

VALLEY 12

Janelle Norman 6.

KNOCH 68

Lily Hawk 2, Cece Kosecki 7, Karlee Buterbaugh 11, Naturelle Ewing 12, Jessica Burgard 2, MacKenzie McGraw 10, Nina Shaw 11, Madilyn Boyer 12. Totals: 30 1-2 68.

Valley 0 8 4 0 — 12

Knoch 22 18 18 10 — 68

3-point goals: Kosecki, Ewing 2, McGraw 2, Shaw, Boyer

Monday: Freeport at Knoch

Clarion 37, Moniteau 24 — The host Bobcats outscored the Warriors in each of the last three quarters of this contest Friday night. Davina Pry led the team with eight points and no Moniteau player was able to score in the double digits.

Both defenses showed up early, as the teams combined for only eight points in the first frame. But Clarion pulled away with 16 points in the eight minutes out of the intermission.

MONITEAU 24

Davina Pry 8, Catherine Kelly 5, Victoria Pry 4, Sophia Fleeger 3, Kendall Sankey 2, Abbey Jewart 2. Totals: 10 2-4 24.

CLARION 37

Alston 12, Simko 8, Best 6, Ketner 6, Anthony 5. Totals: 15 6-10 37.

Moniteau 4 7 8 5 — 24

Clarion 4 9 16 8 — 37

3-point goals: Moniteau 2 (Fleeger, Kelly); Clarion 1 (Anthony)

Union 51, Keystone 31 — Dominika Logue scored 19 points and Kerira Croyle added 17 for Union, which raced to a 25-9 lead by halftime.

KEYSTONE 31

Emma Gruber 11, Ava Patrick 4, Sydney Pell 2, Amanda Reyes 3, Nataloe Bowser 11. Totals: 12 6-10 31.

UNION 51

Keira Croyle 17, Hailey Kriebel 5, Dominika Logue 19, Abby Gruver 2, Hailey Theuret 4. Allie Connor 2. Totals: 19 9-14 51.

Keystone 4 5 10 12 — 31

Union 10 15 13 13 — 51

A-C Valley 39, Cranberry 28 — The Falcons (2-8) received 13 points from Baylee Blauser and 10 from Keira McVey. A-C Valley travels to Redbank Valley Tuesday.

CRANBERRY 28

Maddoe Bunyak 7, Ayanna Ferringer 9, Raylee Coe 2, Allie Rembold 4, Sarah Schuch 4, Keelie Schneider 2. Totals: 9 10-13 28.

A-C VALLEY 39

Baylee Blauser 13, Mackensie Parks 8, Keira McVey 10, Sophia McGarvey 2, Ava Snyder 6. Totals: 13 13-21 39.

Cranberry 4 7 11 6 — 28

A-C Valley 5 9 14 11 — 39

Tuesday: A-C Valley at Redbank Valley

Karns City 36, Venango Catholic 33 — Despite a 26-point performance from the hosts’ Lily Homan, the Gremlins pulled out a three-point victory. Karns City watched seven different girls score and held the Vikings to a mere two field goals in the first half.

KARNS CITY 36

Emma Dailey 12, Brooke Manuel 7, Rossi McMillen 6, Abby Callihan 5, Julia Andreassi 3, Chloe Fritch 2, Brooklyn Taylor 1. Totals: 15 4-6 36.

VENANGO CATHOLIC 33

Homan 26, Liederbach 3, Kalamajka 2, Stewart 2. Totals: 12 6-13 33.

Karns City 6 12 5 13 — 36

Venango Catholic 2 7 19 5 — 33

3-point goals: Karns City 2 (Callihan, Andreassi); Venango Catholic 3 (Homan 3)

Boys Basketball

Max Hurray scored 21 points and Andrew Maddalon 20 as North Catholic rolled to an 84-63 victory. The Trojans (10-0, 5-0) stayed undefeated with the win.

Cole Charlton and Vincent Clark scored 13 points each for Freeport.

NORTH CATHOLIC 84

Max Hurray 21, Andrew Maddalon 20, Max Rottmann 14, Ben Tomer 13.

FREEPORT 63

Cole Charlton 13, Vincent Clark 13, Zack Clark 10.

North Catholic 20 25 18 21 — 84

Freeport 15 17 14 17— 63

Saturday: North Catholic at Central Catholic

Tuesday: Freeport at Knoch

Mars 73, Highlands 62 — The section-leading Planets notched their fifth-straight victory with an impressive offensive showing at Highlands Friday night. Zach Schlegel poured in a game-high 24 points and went 15-of-15 from the stripe. Tasso Sfanos posted 17 points and Chris Dvorak and Ryan Ceh added a dozen apiece.

The Planets (9-1, 5-0) scored 23 in the first frame and 24 in the fourth, helping lead to the victory over the Golden Rams.

MARS 73

Zach Schlegel 24, Tasso Sfanos 17, Chris Dvorak 12, Ryan Ceh 12, Austin Cote 8. Totals: 21 24-26 73.

HIGHLANDS 62

Kunst 20, Thimons 15, Foster 12, Reigard 10, Leri 3, Taverez 2. Totals: 28 3-6 62.

Mars 23 11 15 24 — 73

Highlands 13 15 11 23 — 62

3-point goals: Mars 7 (Ceh 4, Sfanos 2, Schlegel); Highlands 6 (Reigard 3, Leri, Kunst, Thimons)

Tuesday: Hampton at Mars

Swimming

Natalie Double earned first place in the 500-yard freestyle and backstroke as Slippery Rock’s girls handled Franklin, 114-56, on Thursday.

SR’s boys fell to the Knights, 66-22, despite a pair of victories from Cody Hartle in the 200 IM and breaststroke.

Connor Wallace added a win in the 50 freestyle.

Girls

Slippery Rock 114, Franklin 56

200 medley relay: Slippery Rock (Natalie Double, Anne-Katherine Burns, Mollie Massella, Grace Olshanski) 2:03.01

200 freestyle: Brown (F) 2:04.49

200 individual medley: Mollie Massella (SR) 2:31.33

50 freestyle: Grace Olshanski (SR) 26.14

100 butterfly: Mollie Massella (SR) 1:06.66

100 freestyle: Brown (F) 56.38

500 freestyle: Natalie Double (SR) 5:58.0

200 freestyle relay: Slippery Rock (Natalie Double, Sarah McCandless, Katie Shea, Grace Olshanski) 1:53.99

100 backstroke: Natalie Double (SR) 1:07.83

100 breaststroke: Anne-Katherine Burns (SR) 1:14.84

400 freestyle relay: Slippery Rock (Katie Shea, Mollie Massella, Tessa Szymanski, Anne-Katherine Burns) 4:21.07

Rifle

Butler edged Hempfield, 800 (65x) to 798 (52x) in a recent match.

Indoor Track

Slippery Rock competed in the Slippery Rock University high school invitational Friday. Seaton Wozniak took first place in the boys shot put with a heave of 48 feet, 10 inches. Collen Birkes was second in the pole vault at 11 feet, 6 inches and Laila Hackwelder fourth in the high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches.