Youngberg nets 22 as Lady Hornets prevail

OBSERVER?Staff?Reports

FORESTVILLE – Sydney Youngberg recorded a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds in leading the Forestville Lady Hornets (7-4, 2-3) to an impressive 69-33 victory over Franklinville (4-7, 1-5) on Tuesday in CCAA Division 3 girls high school basketball.

Cherish Pope also had a monster game with 19 points and seven rebounds for the winners.

Forestville jumped out to a 25-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.

“We got a couple quick steals off the press and shot well in the first quarter,” Forestville coach Sierra Finch said.

We went to the basket hard. Everything was going right for us that quarter.”

Jessica Makuch, Alisha Szumigala, Pope and Youngberg combined for 36 rebounds.

Youngberg also had four blocks while Ryanne Dugan had five assists.

Forestville returns to action Friday when it travels to Pine Valley.

Panama 55, Westfield 20

WESTFIELD – Brittany Lenart had a game-high 14 points, helping Panama (5-4, 4-1) defeat Westfield (4-7, 0-5), 55-20, during CCAA Division 3 girls basketball action.

The Lady Panthers jumped out to a 13-7 lead after the first quarter, before building a 29-10 lead at halftime. Then, in the third quarter, Panama outscored Westfield, 15-2, and 11-7 in the fourth for the 55-20 final.

Allison Strickland chipped in 12 points in the win while Megan Conway and Kelsey Johnson each scored nine. Conway added nine rebounds to go with her nine points, Lenart charted four steals and Carly Abate had five points and four assists.

For the Lady Wolverines, Nina Manzella had a game-high 10 rebounds while Miranda Warner had five points and Carson Hauser four points.

CCAA?Division 4

Brocton 32, Ripley 29

BROCTON – The Brocton Lady Bulldogs (3-6, 2-4) held off a late rally to down the Ripley Lady Eagles, 32-28, Tuesday in CCAA Division 4 girls high school basketball.

Jess Putcher led the way for Brocton with a game-high 20 points.

With the home team holding a 27-15 lead going into the final frame, the Lady Eagles went on a 13-5 run to cut the deficit, but fell short of victory.

Jessica Merle contributed in the win with six rebounds and two blocks. Tory Harper added five rebounds and two steals for the winners.

Ryleigh Hawkins and Lacey Landon each had eight points for the Lady Eagles.