High School Boys
Ligonier Valley Tournament
Laurel Valley 67, Ferndale 44
LIGONIER – The Rams’ Patrick Hall poured in 33 points and Laurel Valley broke open the game with a 23-8 run in the second quarter to earn a berth in the championship of the Ligonier Valley Holiday Basketball Classic.
Brock Henderson added 15 points for Laurel Valley.
The Yellow Jackets’ Trevor Mattis scored 13 points to pace the WestPAC squad.
Ligonier Valley 50, Derry 40
LIGONIER – John Jones’ personal eight-point scoring run in the fourth pushed host Ligonier Valley ahead to stay as the Mounties claimed their first win of the season.
Ligonier Valley advances to face Laurel Valley in tonight’s championship at 6:30 p.m. while the Trojans play Ferndale in the 3 p.m. consolation game.
Brandon Campbell had 13 points to lead Ligonier Valley while teammates Jackson Corcoran and Craig Woolridge each scored 10 points. Jones scored all eight of his points in the fourth to give Ligonier Valley a 43-37 lead.
Derry’s Max Miller scored 13 points off the bench to lead the WPIAL squad while Shawn McCoy added 10 points.
Grove City Holiday Classic
Somerset 81 Saegertown 54
GROVE CITY – Ryan Fisher scored 22 points and Anthony Papini added 20 as Somerset thumped Saegertown in first-round action.
“This was probably the best game we've played all year,” said Somerset coach Scott Close, whose team advances to today’s 7:30 p.m. championship game opposite Grove City. “Everybody contributed (Monday). We’ll have our hands full with Grove City and playing our fourth day in a row.”
Jeremiah Judy added 11 points and Cody Hemminger supplied 10 for the Golden Eagles, who also got nine rebounds from Josh Proctor and seven from Hemminger.
Kyle Beatty topped the 5-3 Panthers with 14 points.
Grove City defeated Maplewood 62-33 in the other game.
Rockwood 54, Berlin 41
BERLIN – Rockwood got 30 points from tournament MVP Riley Harrold in winning the championship.
Brandon Leydig and Alex Will scored 12 points each to lead Berlin.
Northern Garrett 49, Chestnut Ridge 42
BERLIN – Northern Garrett took consolation honors behind the 20-point effort of Matt Gibson.
T. J. Young’s 10 points led Chestnut Ridge.
Shanksville 60, Hyndman 37
SHANKSVILLE - Shanksville’s opened the first quarter by outscoring Hyndman 20-7 and rolled to a victory.
Silas Miller topped the Vikings scoring with 16 points. Michael Abramowich added 11 points and Shane Speicher had 10 rebounds for Shanksville (5-3).
Shane Torbet scored 15 points and Zach Clites supplied 13 for the Hornets (1-6).
High School Girls
Boswell Jaycees Tournament
Northern Garrett 64, North Star 48
BOSWELL – Kaitlyn Fratz had 25 points, Kerry Conroy had 11 and Adia Graham and Megan Wiley each had 10 as Northern Garrett (Md.) topped the host Cougars for the Boswell Jaycees title.
Emily Lohr had 23 points and 16 rebounds to pace North Star, which got 13 points from Chelsea Danel to go with six assists and six steals. Karen Schmidt added seven rebounds and five steals, and Jess Tomlinson registered three steals for North Star.
Forest Hills 70, Richland 39
BOSWELL – Kate Carpenter’s 19 points and Amy Weisheiser’s 10 led Forest Hills to the consolation championship.
Lauren Hoover’s 14 points led Richland.
Ligonier Valley Tournament
Blacklick Valley 32, Laurel Valley 28
LIGONIER – Thirteen points from the Vikings’ Carley Smith led the way as Blacklick Valley edged Laurel Valley to advance to the championship of the Ligonier Valley Holiday Basketball Classic.
The Vikings, who were 8 of 15 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter, outscored the Rams 12-10 in the fourth.
The Rams’ Julie Snyder had 11 points.
Ferndale 52, Ligonier Valley 30
LIGONIER – Brittany Eisenhuth scored a game-high 21 points and Alyssa Pudliner chipped in 10 points as Ferndale topped host Ligonier Valley to advance to the championship.
The Yellow Jackets will square off with WestPAC rival Blacklick Valley in tonight’s championship game at 8:15 p.m. while the Mounties will face intradistrict rival Laurel Valley in the consolation at 4:45 p.m.
Ferndale overcame a spunky Mounties team with a 35-17 edge in second-half scoring.
Cambria Heights Tournament
Northern Cambria 55, Bishop Carroll 41
PATTON - Three Northern Cambria players scored in double figures led by Breanna Kochinsky’s 23 points, as the Colts pulled away from Bishop Carroll in opening-round action.
Janae Dunchack added 12 points and Ariel Rocco supplied 10 for Northern Cambria. Lindsy Sammarco had 13 points for the Huskies.
The Colts will take on Harmony in tonight’s 7:30 p.m. title game.
Harmony 70, Cambria Heights 58
PATTON – Ellie Layo scored 26 points, leaving her four short of a 1,000-point career and helping Harmony move into tonights championship game of the Cambria Heights tournament.
Sophomore Danielle Bodek had 13 points to lead the Highlanders.
Boonsboro (Md.) 58, Windber 57
EVERETT – Despite Jen Rasko’s 39-point effort, Windber dropped into the consolation game of the Everett holiday tournament.
The Ramblers, who also got 10 rebounds and six steals from Rasko, play at 6 tonight.
Everett defeated Claysburg Kimmel 55-34 in the other game.
Indiana 68, Conemaugh Valley 34
INDIANA – Natalie Glinsky and Kristin Brice led Indiana with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Taylor Gruss had 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Blue Jays
Steel Valley defeated Derry 50-34 in the tournament opener.
Conemaugh Valley will take on the Trojans in today’s consolation game.
Penns Valley Tournament
Westmont 50, Mifflinburg 38
SPRING MILLS – Alyssa Yewcic’s career-high 26 points led the Hilltoppers in the opening round of the Penns Valley Tournament. The Hilltoppers meet the Danville-Penns Valley winner at 7:30 tonight for the championship.
Yewcic also had 11 rebounds, made four steals and gave out three assists. Teammate Kirsten Meenan also had three assists.
Alexis Valentine had 15 points to lead Mifflinburg.
Westmont will play Penns Valley, a 57-42 winner over Danville, in today’s championship.
Penn Cambria 63, Glendale 56
WILLIAMSBURG – Jess Delic and Kelsey Creehan led the Panthers to a victory at the Williamsburg Tournament.
Delic hit for 21 points and Creehan tallied 17.
Brooke LeGrand had 18 points for Glendale, which got 17 points from Samantha Noel and 11 from Sorg Torr.
Williamsburg 51, United 32
WILLIAMSBURG – Kyla Perry had 14 points and Chelsey Isenberg chipped in with 10 more, but United couldn’t overcome the hosts at the Williamsburg Tournament.
United will face Glendale in tonight’s consolation game.
Berlin 61, Frankfort 57
BERLIN - The Mountaineers made 42 trips to the foul line, coming away with 30 points to help them claim the championship of their tournament.
Jackie Kimmel scored 32 points for the hosts while Beth Coddington had 14 and Brooke Snyder added 10. Mariah Miller’s 18 points topped Frankfort.
Somerset 52, Chestnut Ridge 38
BERLIN – Chelsea Shaulis scored 18 points and Nicole Landis added 10 to help Somerset claim the consolation title.
Stefanie McCoy and Alana Weyant led Chestnut Ridge with 14 and 10 points, respectively.
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