GIRLS HOOPS: Region road wins for Lady Dragons, Knights

WATERFORD – Warren’s girls basketball team jumped out to a big lead en route to its second straight Region 6 win, 62-32 on Monday at Fort LeBoeuf High School.

“We jumped at them in the first and built a pretty nice lead, and let it slip late in the second,” said Warren coach Lisa Ruhlman, whose Dragons are 12-4 overall and 4-2 and in third place in Region 6.

Warren led 17-9 after one quarter and 29-20 at halftime, but defensive pressure put the game away with a 15-5 third quarter.

“They put out a good effort in the second half,” said Ruhlman, whose Dragons have a big region game on Thursday, hosting Mercyhurst Prep.

Freshman Paige Wilson scored 13 of her career-high 19 points in the first half, and senior Jaimie Eaton led the scoring with 26 points and added five assists vs. LeBoeuf (1-5 in region).

D.J. Hahn again provided reliable defense for Warren – which forced 25 turnovers, and Hahn finished with 10 rebounds.

WARREN (62): Jaimie Eaton 11 3-3 26, D.J. Hahn 2 1-2 5, Alexa Bupp 0 0-1 0, Taylor 2 0-0 4, Meghan Loutzenhiser 1 2-2 4, McKenzie Merenick 0 2-2 2, Lizzy Marsh 1 0-0 2, Paige Wilson 8 3-3 19, Brittany Massa 0 0-0 0, Kari Santo 0 0-0 0, Amy Castagnino 0 0-0 0, Nerissa McIntyre 0 0-0 0. Totals 25 11-14 62.

FORT LeBOEUF (32): Demer 1 2-2 4, L. Orzechowski 2 0-0 5, Beshecco 0 2-2 2, Oberlander 2 0-3 4, Surrena 3 1-2 7, Jaroszewicz 4 0-0 8, Boyd 0 1-2 1, R. Orzechowski 0 1-2 1. Totals 12 7-13 32.

Warren 17 12 15 18 – 62

Fort LeBoeuf 9 11 5 7 – 32

3-pointers: W-Eaton; F-L. Orzechowski.

Junior varsity game

WARREN (29): Ashlee McClure 1 0-0 2, Nerissa McIntyre 2 0-0 4, Meghan Loutzenhiser 1 4-6 6, Amy Castagnino 2 1-2 6, Brittany Massa 3 0-0 6, Lizzy Marsh 2 1-2 5. Totals 11 6-10 29.

LeBOEUF (34): Boyd 1 6-6 8, Houpt 1 2-2 4, Patterson 5 2-2 12, Hebert 2 4-6 8, R. Orzechowski 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 14-16 34.

Warren 8 6 8 7 – 29

Fort LeBoeuf 6 7 6 15 – 34

3-pointers: W-Castagnino; F-None.

Eisenhower 33, Cambridge Springs 28

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS -Holly Chapman caught fire for Eisenhower and the Knights swept the season series with Cambridge Springs, 33-28 on Monday.

Chapman scored a career-high 20 points, including 10 points in a 14-7 fourth quarter for Eisenhower in the come-from behind Region 3 win.

Eisenhower actually led 17-12 in the second quarter, but trailed 21-19 after three quarters.

“We needed to pick up the intensity,” said Eisenhower coach Mike Logue. “We were just beating the pressure (in the fourth quarter) and (Chapman) was finishing strong.”

Eisenhower is 7-8 overall and 3-5 in the region and visits the top Class A team in the region, Cochranton, on Thursday.

“Halie VanOrd didn’t score a lot of points, but rebounded well and really played good defense on their big scoring threat,” said Logue of the Cambridge Springs (also 3-5 in region) game.

Chapman and Alyssa Peterson had six rebounds each, VanOrd five rebounds and three assists, and Kristen Williams added three assists.

EISENHOWER (33): Kristen Williams 1 1-3 4, Holly Chapman 8 4-6 20, Halie VanOrd 0 1-2 1, Dakota Williams 1 0-0 2, Alyssa Peterson 2 2-2 6, Brooke Stanton 0 0-0 0, Haylie Birt 0 0-0 0, Danielle Bradish 0 0-0 0, Chelsea Parmenter 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 8-13 33.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS (28): T. Babb 1 1-3 4, Dalbach 2 2-4 7, Schmidt 0 0-2 0, B. Babb 1 1-2 3, Sotar 1 0-0 2, Zilhaver 5 0-2 10, Wolfrom 0 2-8 2. Totals 10 6-21 28.

Eisenhower 9 8 2 14 – 33

Cambridge 8 6 7 7 – 28

3-pointers: E-K. Williams; C-Dalbach.

Junior varsity game

EISENHOWER (25): Taylor Haner 1 0-0 2, Mallory Trumbull 3 0-0 7, Shania Spicer 1 0-0 2, Haylie Birt 2 1-2 5, Abby Lundmark 0 0-2 0, Allie Schutt 2 0-0 4, Emily McJunkin 1 0-0 2, Kristen Wagner 1 1-4 3. Totals 11 2-8 25.

CAMBRIDGE (41): Kurt 1 0-2 2, Hall 2 0-0 4, Taylor 3 0-3 6, White 3 0-0 6, Watson 1 0-0 2, Schmidt 4 1-1 9, Seher 2 0-0 4, Parker 3 2-4 8. Totals 19 3-10 41.

Eisenhower 5 10 2 8 – 25

Cambridge 9 10 16 6 – 41

3-pointers: E-Trumbull; C-None.

ECC 51, Sheffield 39

The Sheffield Lady Wolverines dropped their overall record to 6-12 Monday night, as they came out on the losing end of a physical AML North contest to the Elk County Catholic Crusaders, 51-39. The loss marks a five game losing skid for the Wolverines, whose last victory came on January 14th against North Clarion.

“I give the kids credit, they played hard the whole game,” said Sheffield coach Jeff Labesky. “We were playing with a short bench tonight, and the girls never gave up. That’s all I can ask for.”

The visitors jumped out to a 20-7 advantage in the first quarter before the Wolverines’ shooters were able to find their stroke. Sheffield made a push in the fourth quarter while the defense held Elk County to just four points, but the damage had been done and the Crusaders (14-3, 9-1) escaped with the win.

The Lady Wolverines offensive attack was led by a pair of sophomores, Jen Isenberg and Tierra Hansen, who accounted for 14 and 10 points, respectively. Hannah Vile added eight points to go along with a strong rebounding performance for Sheffield.

Elk County’s Kristy Hanes scored a game-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers.

The Lady Wolverines will look to bounce back on Wednesday, when they welcome Brockway to Sheffield Area High School.

Elk County downed Sheffield in the junior varsity game, 36-24. Abby Cromwell and Tierra Hansen each scored seven points in the loss.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC (51): Sweeney 3 0-2 6, Petrosky 1 2-4 4, Hanes 5 2-2 16, T. DaCanal 4 3-4 11, Wehler 3 0-0 6, Neureiter 1 0-0 3, H. DaCanal 1 0-0 2, Genevro 1 0-0 3, Totals 19 7-10 51.

SHEFFIELD (39): Ashley Davidson 0 1-2 1, Hannah Vile 2 3-4 8, Abby Labesky 2 0-0 5, Jen Isenberg 5 3-4 14, Tierra Hansen 5 0-0 10, Jade Moore 0 0-2 0, Mariah Fitzgerald 0 1-2 1, Totals 14 8-14 39.

Elk County 20 12 15 4 – 51

Sheffield 7 13 9 10 – 39

3-pointers: E – Hanes 4, Neureiter, Genevro; S – Vile, Labesky, Isenberg.

Junior varsity game

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC (36): Meyer 0 1-2 1, N. Schneider 2 1-4 5, Gahr 1 3-4 4, M. Schneider 7 0-2 15, Zimmerman 1 0-2 2, Hoffman 1 0-0 2, Carnovale 0 1-2 1, Viglone 1 0-0 2, O’Neil 2 0-2 4, Totals 15 6-18 36.

SHEFFIELD (24): Julia Vile 1 0-0 3, Jackie Kifer 0 0-0 0, Abby Cromwell 3 0-0 7, Jade Moore 1 1-2 3, Rachel Maines 0 0-0 0, Mariah Fitzgerald 1 0-0 2, Tierra Hansen 3 1-2 7, Jen Isenberg 1 0-0 2, Totals 10 2-4 24.

Elk County 11 10 9 7 – 36

Sheffield 6 12 4 2 – 24

3-pointers: E – M. Schneider; S – Vile, Cromwell.

Conneaut 55, Youngsville 27

The Lady Eagles’ bid for their third straight win fell short Monday night, as they lost a 55-27 Region 3 contest to class-AAA Conneaut. The loss drops the Lady Eagles to 4-11 overall and 1-7 in Region 3.

Kennedy Cratty paced the Youngsville attack with 13 points. No other details were provided.

YOUNGSVILLE (27) – Aubree Hendrickson 1 0-0 3, McKenzie Harrington 0 0-0 0, Katelyn Maille 1 3-4 5, Karissa Cratty 1 1-2 3, Katie Chuzie 1 0-0 3, Jessie Jameson 0 0-0 0, Jenna Bower 0 0-0 0, Judi Lewis 0 0-0 0, Kylee Edmisten 0 0-0 0, Persephanie Harkins 0 0-0 0, Savannah Pollow 0 0-0 0, Kennedy Cratty 5 3-8 13, Totals 9 7-14 27.

CONNEAUT (55) – Uplinger 0 0-0 0, Zarembinski 0 0-0 0, Krider 2 0-0 4, Phelps 1 2-2 4, Reynolds 2 0-0 6, Litwiler 4 3-4 11, Baker 8 0-0 18, Wood 1 0-0 2, Scott 1 2-2 4, Litwin 1 0-2 2, Shidemantle 1 0-2 2, Clement 0 0-0 0, Baum 1 0-2 2, Hines 0 0-0 0, Trypus 0 0-0 0, Totals 22 7-14 55.

Youngsville 2 6 6 13 – 27

Conneaut 14 16 10 15 – 55

3-point goals: Y – Hendrickson, Chuzie, C – Reynolds 2, Baker 2.

Junior Varsity: Conneaut 40, Youngsville 9