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Lady Dragons grind out road win over GM

EDINBORO, Pa. –Warren overcame early foul trouble and used a 16-8 third quarter to pick up a 48-40 Region 6 win at General McLane Thursday.

The Lady Dragons had their depth tested as both Teagan Paris and Gracie Ruhlman picked up a pair of early fouls and had to spend most of the first half on the bench. Emma Ruhlman and Riley Childress combined to score 20 of Warren’s 25 second half points.

“It was ugly,” Warren coach Lisa LaVan said. “But a win’s a win, especially on the road. Gracie and Teagan got in foul trouble in the first quarter and we had to dig deep off the bench.”

Paris, coming off a big game against Fort LeBoeuf Tuesday, was held scoreless by the Lancers.

“She sat almost the whole first half,” LaVan said. “It’s hard to crank it up and get back going after that.”

Despite the fouls, Warren (7-4 overall, 2-0 Region 6) held a 13-9 lead after the first quarter. General McLane (3-5, 0-2) cut the deficit to two, 23-21, at the half.

Riley and Taylor Childress each had a 3-point basket in the third quarter, with Emma Ruhlman adding a pair of field goals. All three also went 2-2 from the free throw line in the frame.

“We applied pressure in the second half and got some turnovers,” LaVan said.

Rachel Kaulis scored eight of her team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter, but the Dragons went 5-8 from the free throw line to put the game away.

Emma Ruhlman had a double-double with a game-high 20 points and 11 rebounds to go along with six steals. Riley Childress had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Taylor Childress added 12 points.

The Dragons travel to DuBois Saturday as part of a non-region, boys/girls double-header.

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Warren (48)

T. Childress 3-3-4-12, C. Beers 1-0-0-2, R. Childress 3-5-8-12, E. Ruhlman 8-4-4-20, Paris 0-0-2-0, Ordiway 1-0-0-2, Gatto 0-0-0-0, G. Ruhlman 0-0-0-0, Munksgard 0-0-0-0, Total 16-12-17-48

General McLane (40)

Schaffer 1-1-2-3, Massey 2-0-2-4, Kaulis 7-0-2-16, Hess 8-1-3-17, Shreve 0-0-0-0, Cannon 0-0-0-0, Opp 0-0-0-0, Total 18-2-9-40

By Quarters

Warren 13 10 16 9 – 48

General McLane 9 12 8 11 – 40

3-point FGs: Warren (4)-T. Childress 3, R. Childress. General McLane (1)-Kaulis.

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SAEGERTOWN 65, TIDIOUTE CHARTER 27

Saegertown jumped out to a big early lead and never looked back en route to a 65-27 Region 2 win at Tidioute Charter Thursday.

The Panthers led 50-12 at the half and stayed even with the Bulldogs in the second half to prevent any comeback bid.

“Explosive first and second quarters put us in a 50-12 hole at the half and with only 25 rebounds total, we struggled to keep up,” TCCS coach Christy Valentine said.

Saegertown (6-3 overall, 5-3 Region 2) raced out to a 24-8 first-quarter advantage, then held TCCS (2-8, 0-7) to just four second quarter points.

The teams each scored 15 in the second half.

“I give my girls credit they never give up and play hard the entirety of every game we play,” Valentine said.

Mollie Pryzbrowski led Saegertown with a game-high 15 points.Averie Brayner had 11 points and Ava Jones 10.

Nakiesha Krouse had 12 points, five rebounds and three steals to lead the Bulldogs. Angelina “Boo” Sabella had 11 points, five rebounds and three steals and freshmen Lexis Drukenbrod contributed four rebounds and a block.

TCCS hosts Union City Saturday, with tip-off set for 11 a.m.

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Saegertown (65)

Young 3-0-2-1-7, Pryzbrowski 2-3-2-2-15, Brayner 5-0-2-1-11, Smith 0-0-2-0-0, Mulligan 3-0-1-0-6, Jones 4-0-2-2-10, Treciak 0-0-3-0-0, Nicholson 1-0-0-0-2, Dun 1-0-0-0-2, Gregor 2-0-0-0-4, Kindervater 4-0-0-0-8

TCCS (27)

Krouse-1-3-3-1-12, Proctor 1-0-0-0-2, Nuttall 0-0-0-0-0, Sabella 5-0-2-1-11, Hulse 0-0-0-0-0, Scaife 1-0-0-0-2, Drukenbrod 0-0-0-0-0, Zofcin 0-0-0-0-0

By Quarters

Saegertown 24 26 7 8 – 65

TCCS 8 4 7 8 – 27

3-point FGs: Saegertown (3)-Pryzbrowski 3. TCCS (3)-Krouse 3.

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CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 61, YOUNGSVILLE 22

Cambridge Springs got off to a hot start offensviely, and clamped down late defensively to pick up a 61-22 Region 2 win at Youngsville Thursday.

Ashton Hoover was dominant in the first half as she scored 18 of her game-high 25 points in the first 16 minutes. The Blue Devils (9-3 overall, 6-1 Region 2) held the Eagles (5-7, 3-5) scoreless in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

“We tried hard in the first half, but just let it go in the second,” Youngsville coach Vicky Montecalvo said. “Unfortunately, we’re struggling with our offense and boxing out.”

Brooke Myers and Rachel Swanson each finished with 10 points for the Blue Devils.

Sadie Hoffman and Kenzie Olewine paced the Eagles with seven points apiece.

Youngsville travels to Tidioute Charter Monday.

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Cambridge Springs (61)

Swanson 4-1-1-10, Myers 5-0-0-10, Mac. Yanc 2-0-0-5, Mad. Yanc 1-0-0-2, Hoover 11-2-2-25, Rodgers 3-2-3-9, Kline 0-0-0-0, Rauscher 0-0-0-0, Miller 0-0-0-0, Wheeler 0-0-0-0, Dies 0-0-0-0, Total 26-5-6-61

Youngsville (22)

Hoffman 3-0-0-7, Weissinger 2-0-0-4, Olewine 3-0-0-7, Senz 1-0-2-2, Rafalski 1-0-0-2, Sherrard 0-0-2-0, Carrington 0-0-0-0, Darling 0-0-0-0, Goss 0-0-0-0, Total 10-0-4-22

By Quarters

Cambridge Springs 14 22 18 7 – 61

Youngsville 6 5 11 0 – 22

3-point FGs: Cambridge Springs (4)-Swanson, Mac. Yanc, Hoover, Rodgers. Youngsville (2)-Hoffman, Olewine.

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