Archive - Jan 23, 2012 - Sports Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” All 12 of the players who saw time for the Lady Chucks basketball team Monday night scored at least two points, and Punxsy cruised to a 70-16 victory over the Lady Owls of Harmony in Punxsutawney.
Despite the large number on the scoreboard for the Punxsy, it was a balanced attack, as Emily Horner and Taylor Newcome were the only two Punxsy players to reach double-digits, with 14 and 10 points respectively.
The Lady Chucks scored 46 of their 70 points in the first half and held the Lady Owls to just nine over the first two quarters.
Brookville battles back for win over Punxsy
BROOKVILLE â€” Although Punxsy jumped out to an early 13-0 lead Monday night against Brookville, the Raiders made some adjustments and battled back before sealing up the 54-52 victory.
Chucks head coach Dirk Neal decided to change up his defensive scheme at the beginning of the game, electing for a triangle and two set-up. The defense worked early, and the Chucks were able to capitalize.
BROOKVILLE â€” The Ultimate Duals are known as one of the most prestigious Class AA wrestling tournaments in the state.
Four of the top six teams, along with two other top-notch programs, visited Brookville for the 16th-annual Johnson Motors Ultimate Duals.
The Raiders had a successful day, most notably earning a win over second-ranked Fort LeBoeuf, 34-30, in their second match of the day.