The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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January 23, 2014

Local sports in brief 1/23/2014


JOHNSTOWN — Gannon runs past UPJ men

ERIE – Gannon University used a quick 8-0 run midway through the second half to break open a four-point game in a 72-59 PSAC victory over the Mountain Cats on Wednesday night.

Ian Vescovi scored 19 points and pulled down six rebounds to lead Pitt-Johnstown, now 10-7 overall and 3-4 in the PSAC West. Bill Luther had 10 points for the Cats.

Gannon shot more than 60 percent from the field in the first half.

Lady Cats fall

in road game

ERIE – fifth-ranked Gannon University ran out to a 28-point halftime lead and rebounded from its first loss of the season by handing the UPJ women an 86-47 road PSAC loss.

Nicole Carman scored 11 points and Rachel Johnson added six points and a game-high eight rebounds for Pitt-Johnstown, which fell to 6-11 overall and 3-4 in the PSAC Western Division.

Morgan Neighbors led Gannon with 16 points.

The Golden Knights had five players reach double-digit scoring as Gannon improved to 18-1 overall and 7-1 in the PSAC West.

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