EC girls basketball

Video: Ketterer Ends Varsity Career with 1005 Points

Karrington Ketterer broke the 1000 point mark in her final game of varsity basketball on Monday against Montour. Ketterer has played at the varsity level since her freshmen year. She scored 156 points in 9th grade, 265 in 10th, 284 in 11th and 300 this year. The Ellwood City Lady Wolverines lost Monday’s away game 57-42. They end the season 9-13 overall and 6-8 in their conference. Although the team was hoping for a playoff run, they finished fifth in their Class AAA conference. The top four teams advance to playoffs. Last year, the girls tied for fourth place and…


Photos: Ellwood City Girls Basketball Triumphs on Senior Night

Senior Karrington Ketterer scored 26 points in yesterday’s 49-34 win against New Castle on Senior Night. The Lady Wolverines have five seniors on the roster and all hold a special place to head coach Jolene Krupa and her sister, assistant coach Dena Noble. When the two started coaching, the Class of 2016 was in eighth grade, and Krupa and Noble have coached them up through the years. This roster also qualified for playoffs last year, the first time the Lady Wolverines have done so since 1997-98. They are not only great athletes, but are amazing young ladies as well,” Krupa…


Ellwood Girls Basketball Thrashes Lincoln Park

Karrington Ketterer scored the game high of 14 points in yesterday’s away win against Lincoln Park. The Ellwood City girls basketball team maintained a steady lead through the first three quarters. Although Lincoln Park’s offense struck back in the final quarter, scoring 12-6, they didn’t overcome Ellwood’s lead, ending the game 42-32. In addition to Ketterer, Allie McKelvey and Emily Brown each scored seven points. Other scorers for Ellwood were Breonna Streit, six; Natalie Greco, four; Cortni Prine, three; and Isabella Roth, one.    


Weekly Basketball Recap: Ellwood City Girls Defeat Hopewell in Conference Game

The Ellwood City girls basketball team played two conference games this week, losing a close away game to Beaver 42-35 on Monday, Jan. 25 and defeating Hopewell 51-30 at a home game yesterday. In Monday’s game, the Lady Wolverines trailed Beaver 38-24 by the third quarter. However, a fierce counterattack in the final quarter gave Ellwood 11-4, closing the gap but not enough to even the score. For Ellwood, Breonna Streit and Karrington Ketterer led the offense with 11 points each. Nine of Streit’s points came from three-point shots. In a social media post, assistant coach Dena Noble congratulated Streit,…


Weekly Basketball Recap: Ellwood City, Riverside Experience Section Losses

Riverside Girls Win One, Lose Won Defeat isn’t something the Riverside Girl’s basketball team has experienced much this season. The team started with a seven-game winning streak briefly interrupted by Neshannock before going on an eight-game streak. The last game in that streak was against Laurel in a home conference game on Monday, when Riverside won 79-50. Katie Stang and Sydney Wolf both broke 20 points, scoring 23 and 20, with the other half of Riverside’s point distributed among eight players. However, the girls’ second winning streak game to an end in an away game yesterday at Beaver Falls. Although…


Ellwood City Girls Basketball on Three Game Roll

After a rough early season, the Ellwood City girls basketball has bounced back into swing. The Lady Wolverines won three games in a row and are now 3-4 in their class AAA conference. Following a 56-44 victory against Hopewell on Jan. 4, the girls defeated Lincoln Park 38-19 on Thursday, Jan. 7. Allie McKelvey and Karrington Ketterer paced the Wolverines with 10 points each and Cortni Prine had seven. In a much closer game, Ellwood City traveled to New Castle on Monday, defeating the Hurricanes 48-40. As has been the case with the Lady Wolverines lineup, their offense started slow….


Weekly Basketball Recap: Ellwood Overcomes 10 Point Deficit For Win Against Beaver

The Ellwood City Wolverines defeated the Beaver Bobcats 61-58 in Tuesday’s home conference game. For most of the game, it didn’t seem Ellwood City would pull through. The Wolverines were left behind as the Bobcasts outscored them 29-19 in the first half. The teams scored an even 16-16 in the third quarter, so Beaver merely had to maintain its lead for the duration of the game. However, the Wolverines counterattacked, closing the gap and pulling ahead 26-13. In the last few seconds, senior Dave DeLoia hit the final field goal, securing the win. Ellwood’s Ricky Roth led the Wolverines with…


Photos: Riverside Girls Best Ellwood City Girls in Holiday Classic

The Lady Wolverines and Lady Panthers clashed at Lincoln High School in a non-conference rivalry game on Tuesday for the LGKG Holiday Classic. Riverside won 53-42. The two teams had started their seasons in a similar manner at the Ellwood City Tip-Off Tournament. As before, Riverside emerged victorious, although the rematch proved to be a closer competition. In the original game, Ellwood fell behind in the second half, losing 50-32. Since then, Riverside has gone on to be nigh undefeated, falling only to Neshannock. In the holiday tournament, the Lady Wolverines stayed close in the first and third quarters but…


Basketball Week Summary: Riverside and Ellwood City Teams All Suffer Conference Losses

The Riverside Lady Panthers experienced their first lost 51-39 to hosting Neshannock in a conference game yesterday on Monday. Riverside started out in the lead, ending the first half 21-12. However, the third quarter was far from their finest moment as the Lady Panthers only saw two points to the Lady Lancers’ 14. A 25-16 final quarter saw Riverside go home defeated for the first time. Riverside’s offense centered around Katie Stang’s 24 points. For the Lady Lancers, Aiden Noga had 19 and Carmie Matarazzo 18. Riverside travels to Ellwood City on Dec. 29 for a non-conference rivalry game. Box…


Ellwood Wolverines Lose to Beaver Falls; Lady Wolverines Lose to Blackhawk

The Ellwood City Wolverines and Lady Wolverines both lost conference games last week. The boys team lost to Beaver Falls on Friday and the girls to Blackhawk on Thursday. Ellwood City v Beaver Falls The Ellwood City Wolverines were close to an upset in their away game versus Beaver Falls but ultimately fell short by five points. The game ended 53-48 with the undefeated Beaver Falls maintaining their streak. Despite outscoring the Tigers in three quarters, the Wolverines fell behind in the decisive third quarter and were unable to reclaim the lead. Rick Roth led Ellwood City with 12 points….