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LOCAL COLLEGES: Danella Nets 100th Win As Keystone Rolls

February 7, 2019
LOCAL COLLEGES:

Kristina Danella earned her 100th career victory as Keystone College defeated Centenary, 71-60, on Wednesday night in a Colonial States Athletic Conference women’s basketball game.

Danella’s collegiate wins include 18 at Urbana, 65 at Caldwell, five at San Francisco State and 12 at Keystone.

Keystone (12-10, 9-5 CSAC) was led by freshman Mac Oribello, who scored a game-high 23 points. Sophomore Khaliah Gordon and junior Savanna Robinson both scored 15 points each, sophomore Faith Shiffer contributed 10 points, six rebounds and five assists, and Samy Farah pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds.

Scranton 72, Moravian 51

At Bethlehem, Emily Shurina came off the bench to score a team-high 16 points in just 13 minutes to lead the 12th-ranked Lady Royals to a Landmark Conference win.

Shurina went 4 for 4 beyond the arc, hitting three of those in a span of 60 seconds in the third quarter, and Makenzie Mason added 11 points to a balanced attack as Scranton won its 20th game (20-2 overall, 9-2 Landmark).

Marywood 70, Neumann 69

At Aston, sophomore Cara Romaniello hit the game-winning free throw with 24 seconds remaining to propel Marywood University over Neumann University, and into sole possession of third place in the Atlantic East Conference.

Aryah Aungst scored 18 to lead the Pacers back from a 16-point deficit.

Honesdale’s Natasha Hessling notched her eighth consecutive double-double and 15th of the season with 18 points and 12 rebounds. She is third on Marywood’s all-time list for rebounds in a season, three short of the school record of 319 shared by Maria Rossi and Tracie Rieder.

Misericordia 60, Wilkes 36

At Dallas, Misericordia continued its playoff push, improving to 19-3 overall and 8-3 in the MAC Freedom as Japriya Carroll scored 12 points and four rebounds.

Western Wayne graduate Rachel Carmody had seven points for the Cougars.

Holy Cross grad Gab Giordano had 12 rebounds for Wilkes.

Penn State Scranton 60

Penn State Wilkes-Barre 59

At Dunmore, Delaware Valley alum Jenna Pacella scored a game-high 18 points to lead the winners.

North Pocono product Monique Hicks added 15 points and Western Wayne’s Jessica Berger scored 12 points and had 10 rebounds for Penn State Scranton.

Delaware Valley 77, King’s 62

At Wilkes-Barre, Ashley Smink scored 22 points and Domanique Moser had 19 to lead Delaware Valley.

Samantha Rajza led King’s with 22 points, while Mackenzie Yori had 16 points and Rebecca Prociak had 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Rosemont 79, Clarks Summit 46

At Clarks Summit, Jayme Byers led the winners with 22 points and 13 rebounds.

Randie Trazler scored 18 points, Dani Mansberger had 12 points and Mikaela Meaders had 10 rebounds for Clarks Summit.

Men’s basketball

Neumann University rolled to an 84-66 win over Marywood, outscoring the Pacers, 50-20, in the paint as Marywood slipped into second place in the Atlantic East, a game behind Gwynedd Mercy.

Jeremy Ringland led Marywood with 18 points. Jaden Rhoden had 14 and Thomas Swartz scored 13.

Keystone 83, Centenary 66

At Hackettstown, N.J., Jalen Flynn scored a team-high 21 points while four others scored in double figures to lift Keystone to a CSAC win.

Flynn added 13 rebounds, while Austin Smith scored 16, Tyrell Lacoste added 13, Terrence Bowman scored 11 and Devin Stricklin had 10.

Rosemont 82, Clarks Summit 60

At Clarks Summit, Rosemont raced to a 44-22 halftime lead in its CSAC victory.

Marcus Dixon scored 12 for Clarks Summit University, and Donovan McCrae, Khari Dickson and Isaiah Taylor each added 11.

Wilkes 69, Misericordia 54

At Dallas, Mark Mullins led all scorers with a game-high 20 points to go with five rebounds to lead Wilkes. Marcus Robinson added 15 points and four assists, while Tommy Bowen and Rob Pecorelli each contributed 13 points while finishing with 11 and nine rebounds, respectively.

Delaware Valley 69, King’s 41

At Wilkes-Barre, Delaware Valley scored the first 11 and led, 41-14, at halftime of their Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom win.

Joe Lonardi scored 11 to lead King’s.

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