Lady Raiders Overtake Lady Bison in Second Half

BELLEFONTE — The Clearfield Area High School girls basketball team held Bellefonte scoreless in the second quarter to take a 12-7 lead into intermission, but the Lady Raiders dominated the final 16 minutes for a 35-22 Mountain League victory Friday night.

Maggie Sopic accounted for the bulk of the Lady Bison points with a game-high 12.

Coach Joey Castagnolo’s team, which was edged 27-25 at home in late December by the Lady Raiders, tumbled to 3-14 with a 1-9 league record.

Alexis Wetzler’s eight points topped the balanced Bellefonte (10-7, 6-5) offense.

In the junior varsity game, Ally Lindstrom’s 10 points led Clearfield to a 23-16 win.

The Lady Bison will play their first game in the school’s new gymnasium Tuesday when ML pace-setter Tyrone pays a visit.

Mountain League standings – Tyrone 9-1, Huntingdon 8-2, Penns Valley 7-3, Central 7-3, Bellefonte 6-5, Philipsburg-Osceola 2-9, Clearfield 1-9, Bald Eagle Area 1-9.

CLEARFIELD — 22

Emily Ryan 0  0-1  0, Emily Aveni 1  2-2  4, Maggie Sopic 5  2-4  12, Sarah Aycock 0  0-0  0, Brianna Spencer 1  0-0  2, Victoria Ireland 0  0-1  0, Margo Castagnolo 0  0-0  0, Rachel Glenny 0  1-2  1, Sarah Lash 0  1-2  1, Tessa Waring 0  0-0  0, Janessa Riddell 1  0-0  2, Macala Leigey 0  0-0  0.  TOTALS: 8  6-12  22.

BELLEFONTE — 35

Ally Steen 2  0-0  5, Jess Book 2  3-6  7, Cassandra Book 2  0-3  4, Alexis Franks 3  0-0  6, Alexis Wetzler 2  2-4  8, Lea McCartney 2  0-0  4, Marissa Moriarta 0  0-0  0, Brooke Nadolsky 0  0-0  0, Mara Tamminga 0  0-1  1. TOTALS: 13  6-15  35.

Three-Point Field Goals – Bellefonte 3 (Steen, Wetzler 2)

Score by Quarters

Clearfield     4  8   3   7  –  22
Bellefonte    7  0  14  14  –  35

Lady Bison Scoreboard:

Date Opponent Score Record
  @ Brookville Tip-Off Tourney    
12/06 vs. Brookville ppd. 0 – 0
12/07 vs. Brookville 18 – 45 0 – 1
12/07 vs. North Clarion 47 – 38 1 – 1
12/11 CENTRAL 35 – 54 1 – 2
12/13 HUNTINGDON 23 – 39 1 – 3
12/16 @ Punxsutawney 24 – 66 1 – 4
12/17 @ Bald Eagle Area 39 – 32 2 – 4
12/20 BELLEFONTE 25 – 27 2 – 5
12/27 @ Curwensville 46 – 50 ot 2 – 6
01/03 PUNXSUTAWNEY 39 – 63 2 – 7
01/08 @ Tyrone 41 – 60 2 – 8
01/10 PENNS VALLEY 33 – 42 2 – 9
01/15 @ Philipsburg-Osceola 57 – 60 2 – 10
01/17 @ St. Marys 32 – 36 2 – 11
01/21 @ Central ppd. 2 – 11
01/23 CENTRAL MOUNTAIN 45 – 28 3 – 11
01/24 @ Huntingdon 29 – 34 3 – 12
01/28 BALD EAGLE AREA ppd. 3 – 12
01/30 @ Central 42 – 64 3 – 13
01/31 @ Bellefonte 22 – 35 3 – 14
02/04 TYRONE    
02/07 @ Penns Valley    
02/10 CURWENSVILLE    
02/11 PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA    
02/14 BALD EAGLE AREA    
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