Sayre girls top CV to clinch spot in districts
SAYRE - The Redskins clinched a spot in districts with a 37-25 win over Cowanesque Valley on Thursday.
Elyse Skerpon hit three threes in the opening quarter as Sayre jumped out to a 13-5 lead and held on for the win.
Skerpon led all scorers with 13 and Kelly Villanti had eight for the Redskins, while Paige Wampole finished with six points.
Cheyanna Roberts and Kirstyn Tappan had four points each and Allie Peet finished with two points in the win.
Wampole and Roberts each had five rebounds and Skerpon had four boards. Skerpon had five steals and Wampole had two steals.
Hayley Painter led CV with 12 and Grace Earl finished with nine points.
Courtney Schauer and Amanda Painter each had two points for CV.
Sayre won the JV game 36-6. Peet had 13 and Molly Ball had 10.
"Important win No. 11 makes us good for district play," Sayre coach Eileen Sparduti said. "We continue to find ways to win. Tonight Cheyanna Roberts was coming off limited practice and illness. Others around her had to step up and change some responsibilities. Mia Rivera again stepped up on defense and we had to call on JV players Allie Peet and Molly Ball. It seems like forever since we have been at full strength and we are going to need that as we move through the next several games."
Athens 42, Troy 33
The Wildcats trailed 9-4 after the first quarter, but they held Troy to 11 points the next two quarters to get the win.
Morgan Westbrook had 17 points for Athens and Jensen Dunkling finished with eight points.
Shanelle Baglini had seven for Athens and Mackenzie Warner and Rachael Donnelly had four points each, while Mackenzie Hafer finished with two points.
Baglini had three assists and three steals, Danielle Dougherty had six boards and Dunkling had seven rebounds.
Hafer had four boards, Warner had four rebounds and four assists and Westbrook had six boards.
Troy was led by Kelsey Bristol and Taylor Johnston with nine points each and Faith Ceely had eight points.
Samantha Gentile finished with five for Troy and Casey Baxter had two points.
Johnston had eight boards, Brooke Losey-Root had six boards and Gentile had five rebounds.
Ceely had five steals and four assists and Kristyn Kinner had four boards.
Athens won the JV game 36-23. Baglini had nine for Athens and Gentile had nine for Troy.
Athens is at Owego today with a 5:30 JV start and Troy is at Liberty on Monday.
NEB 60, Liberty 31
It was a 24-17 NEB lead at the half before the Panthers outscored Liberty 22-6 in the third to pull away.
Lydia Werner led Northeast Bradford with 19 and Angelia Laudermilch had 13, while Alyssa Coon finished with 11 points.
Maddy Johnson had five for NEB and Calla Johnson, Kara Hallett and Alyssa Turner all had four points each.
Liberty was led by Kelsey Harer with 11 and Chelsea Repard had 10 points.
Malorey Sponenberg and Lacey Graham each had four for Liberty and Crystal Deitrick finished with two points.
NEB won the JV game 33-25.
Mansfield 58, Canton 19
Ali Hillson scored 24 to lead the Tigers to the victory on Thursday night.
Kaitlyn Garverick had 10 for Mansfield and Alysa Davey-Bostic had nine, while Erin Dempsey finished with seven and Shannon Madigan and Sara Wolbert finished with four points each.
Kiana Binford led Canton with six and Abby Herman had five.
Kellsy Ross, Lizzy Tymeson, Abby Larcom and Jess Pavey all had two points in the win.
Wellsboro 74, Williamson 26
The Green Hornets got a career-high 27 from Sarah Ingerick in the victory on Thursday.
Wellsboro led 37-8 at the half on their way to the win.
Peyton Wilson and Jordan Butters each had nine for Wellsboro and Jada Jackson had eight points and 11 rebounds.
Alexa Singer, Raisa Rogers and Brooke Kohler each had five points and Jenny Young had four, while Lauren Bleggi had two.
Brittany Boyce led Williamson with eight and Makayla Butz and Lori Horton had six each, while Emma Durst had four and Kierstyn Mayes had two.
Wellsboro won the JV game 31-16 and Jess Grab had 10.
Wellsboro is at Towanda on Tuesday.
Tioga 38, Odessa-Montour 30
The Tigers got 10 points from Taylor Ayres as they outscored Odessa-Montour 20-10 in the first half of the win.
Lexi Swagler had six for Tioga and Kaitlyn Burridge had five, while Dani Barto, Rachael Graham and Katelynn Stubbs had four points each.
Olivia Howland had three points and Lynzy Baker had two points.
Swagler had nine boards, Barto had five steals and three assists, Burridge had eight boards and Graham had seven rebounds.
Gillian Clark led Odessa with nine.
Tioga won the JV game 38-32 with Megan Godfrey scoring 13.
Tioga hosts Marathon on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Notre Dame 43, Watkins Glen 22
Notre Dame limited Watkins Glen to six first-half points in the win.
Sheridan Heine had 17 for Notre Dame and Mackenzie Maloney and Mia Herlan had eight points each in the win.
Megan O'Dell and Arianna Bulkley had four points each in the win and Megan Herrick finished with two points.