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Karns City girls’ claim first KSAC South crown

KNOX, Pa. – Karns City outscored Keystone by nine in the fourth quarter to clinch its first-ever berth in the KSAC Title game with a 55-47 win over the two-time defending KSAC South girls’ champion at Keystone.

The Lady Gremlins trailed 39-38 going to the fourth quarter but outscored the Lady Panthers 17-8 in the final eight minutes to win its first conference/divisional title since taking the KSAC outright in 2004.

LeAnn Gibson led Karns City with 19 points and 14 rebounds, while Shanel Preston added 11.

Amber Hess led all scorers with 23 points for Keystone, but Karns City limited the Lady Panthers leading scorer, Madison Johnson, to eight points. Johnson did have a team-high 10 rebounds.

Karns City led 28-23 at halftime before Keystone outscored the Lady Gremlins 16-10 in the third quarter to take the lead.

NOTES – Karns City’s defense was a key to the win, as the Lady Gremlins had 16 steals.

KARNS CITY 55, KEYSTONE 47

Score by Quarters

Karns City 14 14 10 17 – 55

Keystone 8 15 16 8 – 47

Karns City – 55

Emily Schmacher 1 0-0 2, Shanel Preston 4 2-4 11, Anne Hegedus 2 2-4 8, Emily LoPresti 3 2-4 9, LeAnn Gibson 6 7-16 19, Alyssa Gibson 3 0-0 6. Total 19 13-28 55.

Keystone – 47

McKenna Shick 3 0-0 7, Kennedy McLendon 1 0-0 2, Mallory Reed 1 1-4 3, Shayla Chapman 1 0-0 2, Madison Johnson 3 2-4 8, Amber Hess 8 3-3 23, Kaci Weaver 0 0-0 0, Alyssa Beichner 1 0-0 2. Total 18 6-11 47

Three-pointers: Karns City (Hegedus 2, Preston, LoPresti), Keystone (Hess 4)

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