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Knoch girls fall in playoffs

Adah Fuller had a dozen points for Knoch, but the Knights dropped a 43-31 decision to Elizabeth-Forward in a WPIAL Class 4A girls basketball quarterfinal Friday night.

The Warriors pulled away in the third quarter, leading by 19 entering the final frame.

Knoch (14-10) will move on to play in the consolation bracket on Monday.


Freeport’s Mackensie Livigston reached the championship final of the WPIBL girls bowling singles tournament at Mt. Lebanon, but dropped a 222-183 decision to Veronica Flanagan of Kiski Area.

The Yellowjackets’ Olivia Svitek reached the semifinal round, losing to Livingston there by a 210-182 count. Freeport’s Kylie McConahy had the second highest game of the tournament with a 244.

Livingston rolled a 624 series, including a pair of 235 games, in finishing second to Hempfield’s Amelia Droste in the three qualifying games. Droste lost to Flanagan in the semifinals. Svitek rolled a 211-616 to finish third in qualifying. McConahy was seventh with a 244-606.

The top six bowlers went on to play for the championship.

Hannah Windows of Freeport was ninth with a 219-594. Makensie Zimmerman was Butler’s top bowler, finishing 22nd with a 187-506.

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