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Guard pair propels Lady Owls to D-IX title over Lady Chucks

March 4, 2013

Lady Chucks' junior Taylor Newcome (20) lays the ball in during her 12-point performance in Punxsy's 56-31 loss to Bradford in the D-IX AAA championship game Saturday at Clarion University's Tippin Gym. (Photo by Chris Myers/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

CLARION — There are usually many reasons why a team loses only two games in an entire season.

On Saturday, two of the biggest reasons were guards Keserra Owens and Ali Rinfrette, who propelled the Bradford Lady Owls to their second District IX AAA girls’ basketball title in a row with a 56-31 final score over the Punxsy Lady Chucks.

“Bradford’s two guards — Owens and Rinfrette — were the key today,” said Punxsy head coach Randy Reitz. “They played very well. Bradford is a solid basketball team.”

That solid basketball team, which has now claimed victories in 20 of 22 games on the year, will be the lone D-IX representative in the state playoffs.

Punxsy, though, held tough for the championship’s opening 14:40.

For the full story, pick up Monday's issue of The Punxsutawney Spirit.

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