Local Sports 1/18/19

  1. FRANCIS SENIOR FORWARD JEES KOVATCH HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE 2019 WADE TROPHY WATCH LIST. THE WADE TROPHY IS PRESENTED TO THE BEST WOMENS BASKETBALL PLAYER IN AMERICA. INTERIM ST. FRANCIS COACH SUSAN FRUCHTL WON THE AWARD WHILE PLAYING AT PENN STATE IN 1991-92.

 

MOUNT ALOYSIUS FORWARD BRANNA KENDIRCK ECLIPSED THE 1000 POINT MARK IN THE MOUNTIES WIN OVER PITT GREENSBURG EARLIER THIS WEEK. THE TUSSEY MT. GRADUATE SCORED 27 POINTS DURING THE WIN, TO BECOME JUST THE 6TH PLAYER IN MOUNTIES HISTORY TO HIT 1000 POINTS.

 

A GAME OF STREAKS LAST NGIHT AT THE BRICE JORDAN CENTER STILL COULD NOT HELP PENN STATE. THE LADY LIONS USED A 28-2 RUN TO TAKE AN 18 POINT LEAD IN THE 4TH QUARTER, BUT OHIO STATE COUNTERED WITH A 22-4 RUN TO SEND THE GAME TO OVERTIME, WHERE THE BUCKEYES WON 76-71. TENIYA PAGE LED PENN STATE WITH 19 POINTS. PENN STATE VISITS MARYLAND ON SUNDAY.

 

THE JUNIATA VALLEY GIRLS  MAY HAVE HIT THEIR PEAK DEFENSIVELY LAST NIGHT. VALLEY HELD CLAYSBURG KIMMEL TO JUST 8 POINTS, IN A 55-8 ICC WIN. THE LADY BULLDOGS WERE HELD SCORLESS IN THE 3RD QUARTER, AND HIT ONLY 3 FIELD GOALS FOR THE ENTIRE NIGHT.

 

THE TYROEN BOYS TEAM PICKED UP AN 81-41 WIN OVER MT. UNION LAT NGIHT. 4 GOLDEN EAGLES HIT DOUBLE FIGURES INCLUDING BLAINE HOOVER WHO LED THE WAY WITH 18. FOLLOWED BY DAMON GRIPP WITH 16. TYRONE IMPROVED TO 9-4 WITH THE WIN.