Women Win Fourth In a Row

Cierra O’Shell

Cierra O’Shell scored a career high 19 points versus Penn Highlands.

Credit: Penn State

The Penn State DuBois Women’s basketball team returned from the Thanksgiving holidays and picked up another home win over Penn Highlands CC by the score of 85-54.  The PSUD squad improved to (4-1) with the win heading into PSUAC Conference play this weekend.

Four players registered double figures with Cierra O’Shell (Glendale) hitting for a career high 19 points, Kristen Williams (Eisenhower) 18 points, Hope Bridge (Punxsutawney) 11 points, and Kashius Harris (Beaver Falls) 10 points.  Lauren Young (Bellefonte) hauled a career high 11 rebounds followed by Melody Young (Otto Eldred) with 10 rebounds.

“Our girls have really accepted their roles and are playing as a team,” stated coach Pat Lewis.  “We are getting contributions from every play on the court.  Gracie Hamilton (Northern Potter) hit for a career high 9 points, Grace Earle (Cowanesque Valley) was 5-6 from the foul line, Morgan Silvis (Forest Area) had 4 assists, and Laura Fatula (DuBois HS) had 3 assists and 0 turnovers from the point guard position.”

This weekend, the Lady Lions will travel east to take on Penn State Mont Alto Friday night (6:00) and on Saturday will face Penn State York (1:00) to open their Penn State University Athletic Conference schedule.

For complete stats go to http://www.psuduboisathletics.com/sports/wbkb/2017-18/schedule