Cochranton, Saegertown Top Youngsville in Twin Bill

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YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Cochranton and Saegertown girls each picked up a crucial Region 2 victory in a doubleheader at Youngsville Tuesday.

(Photo by Brian Hagberg. Youngsville’s Kamryn Weissinger and Saegertown’s Hailee Gregor fight for a rebound.)

Cochranton used a balanced scoring attack and stifling first-half defense to come away with a 45-22 win. The Cardinals built a 25-6 halftime lead with more than half of those points coming from 3-pointers.

Chelsey Freyermuth hit a pair, while Carley Richter, Shelby McBryar and Lexie Moore added one each. Moore connected on two more in the second half on her way to a team-high 11 points. Freyermuth and Jaylin McGill each finished with 10 points and McGill added seven rebounds.

Kenzie Olewine scored nine of her team-high 11 points in the second half for the Eagles.

SAEGERTOWN 48, YOUNGSVILLE 21

Mollie Przybowski hit five 3-pointers, including four in the second half, on her way to a game-high 17 points to lead Saegertown to a 48-21 win over Youngsville.

The Eagles had four first-half 3-pointers, three from Olewine and a fourth from Kamryn Weissinger, to keep the game within single digits at the half, 22-14. But Przybowski took over in the second half where she scored 14 of her 17 points.

Ava Jones had nine points and Averie Braymer eight in the victory.

Olewine led Youngsville with nine points.