Bowling Green clips St. Francis
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – St. Francis dropped a 81-66 decision to Bowling Green on Sunday as the Red Flash women wrapped up their non-conference schedule .
St. Francis (2-9) was led by Aisha Brock, who was one point shy of tying her career high, of 16 points. Alli Williams scored 18 points for St. Francis and had a team-high eight rebounds.
Five Bowling Green (10-2) players reached double figures, including Erica Donovan with 22.
Penn State beats Hartford
STATE COLLEGE – Senior guard Maggie Lucas scored a team-best 18 points as the Penn State women (9-3, 0-0 Big Ten) posted a 70-56 victory over Hartford (3-10).
Fellow senior Ariel Edwards scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field and grabbed seven rebounds.
The Lady Lions had 10 players in the scoring column, with six totaling five or more points.
Penn State finished 28-for-65 from the field (43.1 percent), while holding the Hawks to 20-for-57 shooting (35.1 percent). Penn State also outrebounded Hartford
Pitt scores win over Duquesne
PITTSBURGH – Duquesne’s women dropped a 67-57 decision to Pitt in the annual City Game at the Petersen Events Center.
April Robinson led the Dukes with 16 points, Wumi Agunbiade added 14 and Olivia Bresnahan had 11 for the Dukes, who close out the non-conference season 8-5.
Pitt’s Brianna Kiesel had game highs of 27 points and 10 rebounds. Marquel Davis scored 16 for the Panthers, who improve to 8-6.
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Bishop Carroll boys continue in playoffs
Bishop Carroll trailed just once on Friday in its PIAA Class A first-round contest against Clarion-Limestone at Richland High School.
After that early 3-0 deficit, the Huskies never looked back rolling to a dominating 81-42 victory over the Lions.
North Catholic rolls over Berlin in Class A
Berlin Brothersvalley had a hot start and an uptempo finish in the PIAA Class A boys’ basketball playoffs on Friday night at Pitt-Johnstown.
But Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic rode 6-foot-9 senior center Dominic Robb inside, and used an 11-0 spurt to open the third quarter to pull away in a 56-44 victory at the Sports Center.
Somerset eliminated from Class AAA tourney
Lancaster Mennonite unleashed its offensive arsenal against Somerset on Friday night in first-round PIAA Class AAA basketball tournament action at Richland High School.
The second and fourth quarters were the downfall for the Golden Eagles who fell behind in the second and could never quite get back on track, falling 70-44.
Richland's Pecora is one of two local wrestlers in state finals
It has never been easy for Nico Pecora to just be himself on the wrestling mat.
He’s always been the son of legendary Pitt-Johnstown coach Pat Pecora. And the younger brother of standout Marco Pecora.
Richland rolling forward
Richland High’s boys’ basketball team made history last weekend. Now, the Rams want to add a few more details to this memorable story.
Coach Greg Burke’s team won the program’s first District 6 boys’ basketball title since 1975 in convincing fashion over Central on March 1.
Tomahawks lose shutout
The adage – as Johnstown Tomahawks coach Jason Spence affirmed after his squad’s 2-0 loss to the Janesville Jets on Friday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena – is that you can’t win if you don’t score.
While the Tomahawks came up short on the scoreboard, they weren’t short on chances.
McCutchen leads Pirates offense in loss to Twins
Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
McCutchen went 3 for 3, scored twice and drove in two runs. The reigning NL MVP is 8 for 11 in four games this spring.
Richland wrestler reaches PIAA title match
Nico Pecora gave the area its second state finalist at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships tonight.
Bedford wrestler reaches state championship match
Bedford will have a state finalist for the second consecutive season, but it will not be the same one.
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