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Eisenhower, Sheffield girls take tough road losses

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. — For as hot a shooting performance as the Eisenhower girls basketball team had at home Monday, they were just as cold at Cambridge Springs Tuesday.

The Lady Knights grabbed an early lead, but couldn’t sustain it as the Blue Devils went on a run and sealed the game away for a 67-24 Region 2 win.

“We actually were winning in the first quarter for a while,” Eisenhower coach Mike Logue said. “They came back and took the lead on a couple foul shots to make it 9-6, then, just like that, it was 16-6.”

Cambridge Springs (14-3 overall, 11-1 Region 2) closed the first quarter with a 21-6 advantage, then outscored Eisenhower (4-12, 3-9) 23-9 in the second quarter for a 44-15 halftime lead.

“We kind of got our heads down a little bit and didn’t play as aggressively as we had in the past,” Logue said. “They played a 2-3 zone and as hot as we were last night, we were just as cold tonight. We got shots. We can’t complain we didn’t get shots.”

Ashton Hoover had a game-high 23 points for the Blue Devils. Rachel Swanson added 14 and Brooke Myers nine.

Emiley Wheeler and Delaney Chase led the Knights with seven points each. Wheeler pulled down five rebounds and had three steals. Leah Peterson dished out a pair of assists.

Eisenhower travels to Titusville Saturday for a makeup from the game scheduled for Jan. 18. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.

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Eisenhower (24)

Marino 2-0-0-4, Wheeler 3-1-2-7, Li. Renninger 2-2-4-6, Chase 3-0-0-7, Smith 0-0-2-0, Peterson 0-0-0-0, Strausser 0-0-0-0, Jerano 0-0-0-0, Smyth 0-0-0-0, K. Sleeman 0-0-0-0, M. Sleeman 0-0-0-0, Ly. Renninger 0-0-0-0, Courtney 0-0-0-0

Cambridge Springs (67)

Swanson 5-4-7-14, Myers 4-0-0-9, Mac. Yanc 3-1-1-8, Mad. Yanc 3-2-4-8, Hoover 9-5-6-23, Dies 2-1-2-5, Total

By Quarters

Eisenhower 6 9 6 3 – 24

Cambridge Springs 21 23 20 3 – 67

3-point FGs: Eisenhower (1)-Chase. CS-(2)-Myers, Mac. Yanc.

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JOHNSONBURG 43, SHEFFIELD 11

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. — Johnsonburg held visiting Sheffield to less than five points in three of four quarters en route to a 43-11 win Tuesday.

The Rams shut out the Wolverines in the fourth quarter and held them to just three and two points in the first and third quarters, respectively. Johnsonburg scored in double figures in three of the four frames.

Kaci Stelene had a game-high 15 points, while Tess Kocjancic added 13 in the win.

Lily Lauffenberger led Sheffield with four points. Allison Schmader added three and Marissa Grubbs and Alyssa Dunham had two each.

Sheffield returns home Wednesday to take on Rocky Grove.

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Sheffield (11)

Schmader 0-3-4-3, Grubbs 0-2-2-2, Lauffenberger 2-0-4-4, Dunham 1-0-1-2, Goldthewaite 0-0-0-0, Ordiway 0-0-0-0, Gregerson 0-0-0-0, Total 3-5-11-11

Johnsonburg (43)

Kocjancic 6-0-0-13, E. King 3-0-0-6, Stelene 6-2-4-15, Jones 4-1-1-9, A. King 0-0-0-0, Stauffer 0-0-0-0, Bienkowski 0-0-0-0, Myers 0-0-0-0, Total 19-3-5-43

By Quarters

Sheffield 3 6 2 0 – 11

Johnsonburg 12 8 11 12 – 43

3-point FGs: Sheffield-None. Johnsonburg (2)-Kocjancic, Stelene.

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