Lady Lions drop two to Ridgway, North Clarion

RIDGWAY — The Clarion-Limestone Lady Lions basketball team heads into its final three games of the season, all at home, starting with St. Marys Thursday.

Friday, the Lady Lions host Cranberry before closing things out with Karns City next Wednesday.

Monday’s 54-34 non-league loss at Ridgway dropped the Lady Lions to 1-18. Last Friday, the Lady Lions fell to unbeaten North Clarion, 64-18.

In the loss to Ridgway, the Lady Lions were victimized by senior Emily Fullem, who poured in 34 points with 24 rebounds, 10 steals and seven blocked shots.

The Lady Lions got nine points from Jess Ball while Morgan Clark and Sydney Simpson each scored six points.

Last Friday, Anna Kennemuth was the leading scorer for the Lady Lions in their loss at North Clarion. Tori Obenrader led the She-Wolves with 29 points and 16 rebounds.

Junior high wrestlers top


JOHNSONBURG — The Brookville junior high wrestling team improved to 12-3 with a 47-33 win at Johnsonburg last Tuesday.

The Raiders wrestled Cambridge Springs Tuesday and head to Philipsburg-Osceola with the varsity next Tuesday for their final dual meet of the season.

Against the Rams, the Raiders split their eight bouts on the mat with Brayden Kunselman (technical fall), Josh Popson (decision), Carson Weaver (decision) and Bryce Weaver (pin) getting wins. The Raiders were 5-2 in forfeit decisions with three no-matches.

Logan Oakes won a decision in an exhibition bout.

Legion baseball registration for players 13-19 years old

BROOKVILLE — Any players between ages of 13 to 19 who have an interest in American Legion baseball this spring and summer should register at Fox’s Pizza on Main Street Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. each day.

The cost of registration is $75 with checks made payable to Brookville Legion Baseball. New players must bring their original birth certificate and their parent’s medical insurance information.

For more information, contact Rob LaBenne at 814-715-4911.

More all-state football honors for Raiders, Lions

The Pennsylvania Football News released its version of last season’s all-state high school football teams three weeks ago and four Clarion-Limestone and Brookville players were honored.

Raiders junior receiver Bryan Dworek earned a second-team nod in Class 2A as a receiver while in Class 1A, three Lions got second-team recognition — lineman Christian Smith, receiver Kyle Kerle and Justin Goodman as a defensive lineman.

Also in Class 1A, Redbank Valley’s Logan Minich was a second team offensive lineman as was Curwensville’s Nick Stewart at running back. On the first team offense was Curwensville lineman Stephen McClure.

On defense, Ridgway senior defensive back Neil MacDonald was named a first team defensive back while Josh Terry garnered second-team notice at defensive back as did Ridgway’s Johnny Mitchell at punter.

Redbank Valley’s Clint Thurston was an honorable mention pick on the defensive line.

Other D9 honorees:

Class 2A

First Team Defense: Zak Bauer, Clarion, linebacker.

Second Team Offense: Reed Williams, Kane, quarterback; Erik DeLong, Kane, running back; Thomas Wurster, Clarion, tight end.

Honorable Mention: Ray Maze, Kane, receiver.

Class 4A

Second Team Offense: Micah Heichel, Clearfield, receiver; Kyle Hopson, DuBois, receiver.

Junior high basketball rdps

All three Brookville junior high Brookville teams are getting close to wrapping up busy schedules which finish up next week. They were all at Elk County Catholic Tuesday.

Going into Tuesday, the ninth-graders were 12-3, eighth-graders 10-6 and seventh-graders unbeaten at 16-0.

After Tuesday, all three teams are at home Friday, the ninth-graders against Ridgway and the seventh-and-eighth graders against Bradford. Next week, all three teams visit Punxsutawney Wednesday and host DuBois next Friday. The seventh-and-eighth graders also have a home twinbill against Kane Monday.

Here are recent game reports:

MONDAY, Feb. 5

Eighth Grade: Bradford 46, Brookville 44

A Bradford 3-pointer in the final seconds of the game sank the Raiders on the road. Griffin Ruhlman scored 11 points while Ian Pete and Garner McMaster each scored 10 points for the Raiders.

Seventh Grade: Brookville 56, Bradford 15

Also at Bradford, nine different Raiders found the scoring column in a rout of the Owls. Riley Smith scored 12 points while Noah Peterson, Isaac Hetrick, Braiden Davis, Conner Marshall and Logan Brown all scored eight points apiece.

FRIDAY, Feb. 2

Ninth Grade: Brookville 45, Ridgway 27

The Raiders got 16 points from Jace Miner and 14 from Robert Keth in a win at Ridgway. Danny Lauer finished with eight points.

Eighth Grade: Ridgway 30, Brookville 21

Also at Ridgway, the Raiders fell to the Elkers as Hunter Geer scored 12 points to lead the way.

Seventh grade: Brookville 41, Ridgway 10

At Ridgway, Conner Marshall scored 11 points to lead the Raiders against the Elkers. Isaac Hetrick scored eight points and Braiden Davis scored seven points.


Ninth Grade: Brookville 49, Brockway 12

Jace Miner and Robert Keth scored 15 and 10 points respectively to lead the Raiders over the Rovers. Kyle MacBeth and Danny Lauer each scored seven points.

Eighth Grade: Brookville 48, Brockway 16

Ian Pete scored 18 points for the Raiders in their rout of the Rovers. Hunter Geer and Cam Davie each scored nine points.

Seventh Grade: Brookville 37,

Brockway 23

Braiden Davis scored 22 points to lead the Raiders past the Rovers. Noah Peterson scored seven points.

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