Mansfield rolls to tournament title
MANSFIELD - A day after getting into foul trouble and being held scoreless in the opener against Troy, Mansfield senior Emily James had a double-double with a game-high 23 points and 10 rebounds as Mansfield defeated Galeton 72-43 in their tournament final.
Molly Wood was the tournament MVP and had 18 points and eight rebounds, with five steals, while Jackie Hillson had 10 points and three assists.
Ali Hillson had seven points and Maddie York had six points, while Simone Lichty finished with four points, four assists and three steals.
Kasey Powlison and Maggie Farrer each finished with two points in the game.
James and Ali Hillson also made the all-tournament team for Mansfield.
Andi Leach led Galeton with 12 points and Latascia Shadle had 10 points in the game as both made the all-tournament team.
Mataya McPherson had nine points for Galeton and McKayla Cochran had seven points. April Howell, Shaleigh Proctor and Ashley Cizek had two points each.
Kelsey Bristol of Troy and Mariah Berguson of North Penn also made the all-tournament team.
Mansfield is at Canton on Tuesday.
North Penn 40, Troy 39
MANSFIELD - The Panthers held on over the Trojans whose free throw shooting woes hurt them in the Mansfield Tip-off Tournament consolation game.
Troy went 8-for-26 from the foul line on the night while the Panthers were 9-for-15.
North Penn led early, taking a 12-11 lead after the first quarter and extending it to 23-20 at the half.
Troy rallied past them in the third quarter, out scoring them 14-6 to take a 34-29 lead into the fourth.
The game would get tight late. With less than a minute left the Trojans missed four free throws and go down by three.
At the buzzer Trojan Vanessa Benson hit a long shot, a shot the Troy players thought was a three to tie the game up. However, the referee called it a two and the Panthers walked out with the win.
Mariah Berguson had 16 to lead North Penn while Casey Frederick added six. Alex Mendez, Kaitlin Garverick, Whitney Holdren and Chelsey Smith had four points each while Meredith Kline rounded out the Panther scoring with two.
Vanessa Benson had 13 points and seven boards to lead Troy while Kelsey Bristol added 12.
Faith Ceely had six points while Taylor Johnston had four points and eight boards. Casey Baxter netted three and Brooke Mattocks scored one to round out the Trojan scoring. Mattocks also had seven rebounds.
Troy will host Cowanesque Valley on Tuesday.
RYAN OSTROM MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
Williamson 63, Bucktail 57
The Warriors used a strong first half to take the Liberty Tip-off tournament title in girl's basketball action Saturday.
Williamson jumped out to a 38-28 first half lead but the Bucks fought back as they out scored the Warriors in the fourth quarter. However, it wasn't enough.
Kim Daugherty had 22 points to lead four Williamson players in double figures. Cheyenne Jones added 16 points, Jamie Cook scored 11 and Lori Horton netted 10.
Rounding out the scoring for the Warriors was McKenna Greenwalt with four points.
Maria Morgan led Bucktail with 25 points.
Austin 45, Liberty 23
The Mountaineers had a hard time scoring as they fell in their own tournament's consolation game Saturday.
Chelsea Repard had 10 points to lead Liberty while Kelsey Harer added six. Ashley Graham netted four for the Mountaineers while Nicole Black had two and Crystal Dietrick scored one.
Leading Austin with 11 points was Hannah Glover.
The Mountaineers did win the JV tournament, beating Austin 54-33 in the championship game.
Repard had 20 points to lead the Mountaineers while Lacey Graham added eight.
Williamson won the JV consolation game 43-38 over Bucktail.
JACK BUSH TIP-OFF TOURNAMENT
Wyalusing 55, CV 33
Kasey DeVoir led Wyalusing with 14 points and Mackenzie Martin, who was named the tournament's MVP, had 11 in the victory.
Roni Morrison had 10 points in the game and Savannah Schools had six for the Rams.
Keon Copp and Paighton Martin finished with four points each and Ally DeVoir and Arielle Kneller each finished with three points for Wyalusing.
Kneller also made the all-tournament team.
Schools had 10 rebounds and Kneller had seven for the Rams. Kasey DeVoir and Copp had four boards each, while Morrison had three rebounds. Martin had six assists and Kneller had four steals, while Copp, Morrison and Martin had three steals each.
CV was led by Amanda Painter with 10 points and Grace Earle had eight points, while Hayley Painter finished with seven points.
Bird Schauer had four points and Corutney Schauer and Vanessa Earle each had two points.
Courtney Schauer made the all-tournament team for CV.
Wyalusing is Liberty on Thursday.
Port Allegany 56, Northern Potter 26
Port Allegany got 17 points from Becca Lathrop to take third place, while Taryn Bennett and Rebecca Backer had nine each for Northern Potter.
Lathrop and Bennett each made the all-tournament team.
Wellsboro 50, Northwest 44
Mackenzie Marple had 24 points to help the Green Hornets finish third-place in the tournament.
Hannah Zuchowski had eight points and Sarah Ingerick and Kim Acorn had six points each.
Kiana Acorn and Jordan Jackson each had two points and Jordan Butters and Alexa Singer had one point apiece.
Northwest was led by Alivia Womeldorf with 26.