High School Sports

Today in high school sports: Dec. 20, 2017

Everything you missed in high school sports — and isn’t listed elsewhere in the CDT — from Wednesday:

Girls’ basketball

Mann’s buzzer-beater keeps Lady Wolves perfect

FLINTON Selena Mann hit a shot at the buzzer to keep St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy’s perfect season rolling with a 45-43 win over Williamsburg in girls’ basketball action on Wednesday night at Glendale High School.

Mann finished with a game-high 25 points as the Lady Wolves improved to 4-0. Wednesday’s win marked the first time St. Joseph’s has beaten Williamsburg since starting its program.

The Lady Wolves won’t hit the courts again until Jan. 3 when they take on Moshannon Valley.

P-O’s Herrington tallies 45 in loss

MIFFLINTOWN Despite Halle Herrington recording a game-high 45 points, Philipsburg-Osceola couldn’t overcome its slow start in a 65-62 loss to Juniata.

Herrington had 17 field goals, with six of them coming from behind the arc. She was also 5 of 7 from the free-throw line.

The Lady Mounties had just five points in the first quarter and trailed by 17 at the half. Lacey Potter was the next-highest P-O player in scoring with five points.

Josie Swartz led the Lady Indians with 21 points.

Lady Little Lions outlast Lady Trojans

CHAMBERSBURG State College’s defense allowed just 10 points in the second half of its 39-28 win over Chambersburg.

Maya Bokunewicz was the lone Lady Little Lion to score in double figures with 13 points. The win evened up State College’s Mid Penn record to 2-2, and it is 4-2 on the season.

Central too much for BEA

MARTINSBURG Central allowed Bald Eagle Area to score just two points in the entire second half of a 48-17 win.

The Lady Eagles failed to score a point in the fourth quarter. Lacee Barnhart led BEA offensively with five points.

Boys’ basketball

BEA suffers first loss

WINGATE Bald Eagle Area came out flat by scoring just three points in the first quarter of its 52-38 loss to Central.

Jaden Jones was the lone Eagle in double figures with 10 points. Jordan Jones (9) and Andrew Bucha (8) were next in scoring for BEA (2-1).

Bison’s shooters too much for Red Raiders

BELLEFONTE Clearfield hit six 3-pointers to pick up a Mountain League win over Bellefonte 50-41.

The Red Raiders were led offensively by Caleb Rockey’s nine points. Ben McCartney chipped in eight more points for Bellefonte, who takes on DuBois on Thursday.

The Bison were led by a pair of double-figure scorers in Ryan Chew (13) and Reese Wilson (15).

St. Joseph’s rides quick start to win

WILLIAMSBURG St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy scored 36 first-half points as it went on to beat Williamsburg 53-43.

RJ Marsh led the Wolves with 13 points. St. Joseph’s had a trio of players record 11 points a piece in Jack Mangene, Ethan Khoza and Zane Thornburg.

The Blue Pirates were led by Rashada Knorr’s game-high 15 points.

Gymnastics

Bellefonte tops St. Marys

BELLEFONTE Samantha Hackenberg racked up four wins for Bellefonte as it topped St. Marys 129.30-121.325.

Hackenberg won the vault, bars and beam, which propelled her to the all-around crown too. Hackenberg had an 8.4 in the vault, 8.2 in the bars, 8.8 on the beam and had an all-around score of 33.30.

The Lady Red Raiders swept the podium for bars and beam. Sarah Conner and Emily Hovies filled out the bars’ podium as Lindsay Dillon and Conner rounded out the beams’ top three.

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