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January 18, 2013

Basketball in brief 1-19-2013

JOHNSTOWN — High School Boys

Cambria County 61 Huntingdon Christian 51

MUNDYS CORNER – Dom Williams pounded out 39 points and Jon Perry had 14 to lead Cambria County Christian on Friday night.

Jordan Shope’s 22 points topped Huntingdon Christian.

Central Cambria 61 Forest Hills 48

EBENSBURG – Tanner Ambrisco scored 19 points, Scott Holsinger had 14 and Trevor Zearing added 10 to lead Central Cambria.

Joe Donoughe and Gavin Oswalt topped the Rangers with 16 and 10 points, respectively.

Conemaugh Twp. 70

Conemaugh Valley 42

DAVIDSVILLE – A 47-17 scoring edge in the middle quarters allowed Conemaugh Township to balloon its lead on its way to a WestPAC North triumph. Dillon Boyer’s 19 points led a quartet of Indians scorers in double figures.

Josh Burns scored 14 points while Jeremy Sotosky tallied 11 points and Jeff Fisher, 10. Sotosky also grabbed eight boards.

Nick Roberts’ 11 points paced the Blue Jays while Blake Furman had 10 rebounds.

Somerset 74

Richland 60

SOMERSET – Brent Barron scored a game-high 26 points and Somerset poured in

12 3-pointers in a win over visiting Richland.

Zane Helsley added 16 points for the Eagles, while Jake Close and Marcus Hart had 13 and 11, respectively.

Matt Shaffer led Richland with 19 points, while Kyle Flick and Aaron Miller each had 13.

Luke Shertzer added 11.

Salisbury-Elk Lick 55

Paw Paw, W.Va. 42

SALISBURY – Roberto Pattison recorded a game-high 25 points and the Elks grabbed their first win this season in an interstate clash with Paw Paw.

The Elks blanked the West Virginia squad in the third quarter to expand their 34-29 halftime lead. 

The Warriors were boosted by Josh Newton’s 20 points.

Bedford 55

Westmont Hilltop 51

Visiting Bedford charged ahead with a 17-12 fourth-quarter rally on its way to victory over the Hilltoppers.

Zach Kendall’s 18 points spurred the Bisons while Luke Campbell poured in 13 points and Zach Shaffer, 10.

Westmont Hilltop got 24 points and 10 rebounds from Mike Vliet.

Conor Mendelson tallied 15 points for the hosts. 

Conemaugh Valley 60

North Star 37

BOSWELL – Nick Roberts had 19 points while Chris Horten scored 15 and had seven steals to lead Conemaugh Valley on Thursday.

Von Yoder topped North Star with 13 points.

High School Girls

Cambria Christian 42 Greer School 12

MUNDYS CORNER – Eighteen points each by Natalie Sokira and Alexis Wolfe led Cambria County Christian.

Forest Hills 64 Central Cambria 39

SIDMAN – Amanda Meier scored 16 points to go with nine rebounds while Casey Gallaher finished with 16 points and six assists as Forest Hills rolled to a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference win.

Alexis Swanson chipped in with nine points and eight rebounds for the Rangers

(12-3). Caitlyn Gallaher had nine assists.

Katie Bracken paced the Red Devils (5-7) with 11 points.

Portage 68

Rockwood 14

ROCKWOOD – Olivia McCabe posted 16 points and 13 rebounds in the Mustangs’ emphatic win over Rockwood.

Emily McCabe scored 14 points and Emily Chobany scored 13 points and dished out eight assists while Paisley Zatek scored 10 points and collected five steals.

Chobany and Olivia McCabe each had five steals for Portage.

Johnstown Christian 51

Salisbury-Elk Lick 49

SALISBURY – Sam Haynes’ bucket with 1.8 seconds remaining gave the Blue Jays a thrilling victory over host Salisbury-Elk Lick.

Maddie Sprankle led Johnstown Christian with 24 points while Haynes supplied 10 points.

Lindsey Najjar had nine rebounds and eight assists in the win.

The Elks’ Kylee Short had 21 points while Brynne Kemp pulled down 18 boards.

Emily Lowery grabbed 12 rebounds for the hosts.

Shade 55

Blacklick Valley 47

CAIRNBROOK – Emma Spinelli had 21 points and Brittany Berkey scored 15 to lead Shade.

Lexie Meck had 11 rebounds and Lexie Rapsky made three steals for the Panthers.

Heather Marsh scored 16 points to top Blacklick Valley.

Conemaugh Valley 82 Turkeyfoot Valley 50

CONFLUENCE – Jamie Cekada had 20 points, Lexi Hody added 14 and Emily McCray scored a dozen to lead Conemaugh Valley.

Katie Ryan and Sadie Riskis led the Rams with 20 and 16 points, respectively.

McCray and Liz Stiffler ahd six steals each for the visitors, while Cekada had seven assists.

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