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DuBOIS â€“ The 2012-2013 Lady Wolves are making their mark on the all-time Kane girlsâ€™ basketball record book.
Two days after fellow senior Kaila Jamerson became the Lady Wolves all-time leading scorer, point guard Dawn Saquin replaced her sister Andrea at the top of the all-time assist list. Dawn finished the night with seven assists to make her career total 241, one better than Andrea.
The Kane boysâ€™ basketball team dug themselves a deep hole at the beginning of Friday nightâ€™s game with DuBois Central Catholic and never recovered, losing a key game in their hopes of securing a playoff berth.
Kaneâ€™s Kaila Jamerson needed two points entering Wednesday nightâ€™s game with the Ridgway Lady Elkers to climb atop the Lady Wolvesâ€™ all-time scoring list.
Ridgway boys basketball used a 17-0 second half run to pull away from the Kane Wolves en route to a 63-43 victory Wednesday night as part of Senior Night.
Kane had kept with the Elkers in the first half and trailed 34-30 entering the third quarter. The Elkers then scored 17 straight points to bulge the lead to 21 past the midpoint of the third quarter.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ wrestling team won all five matches contested on the mat during Tuesday match against Oswayo Valley in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves and the Green Wave each received four forfeits but the Wolves took care of business on the mat on their Senior Recognition dual match with the team from Shinglehouse.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Kane senior Kaila Jamerson wouldn't let the Lady Wolves lose to the Ramettes Monday night.
A series of six straight points by Jamerson would propel the Lady Wolves first into double overtime and then to a lead Kane would not relinquish as the Lady Wolves won 42-37 in double overtime over Johnsonburg Monday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
The Kane Wolves hung with the visiting Johnsonburg Rams for the first five minutes of Mondayâ€™s game but the Rams exploded for a 40-8 finish to the first half to send them on their way to an 80-44 win.
Both teams struggled in the early going.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ basketball team improved to 13-3 on the season with a win over Sheffield on Friday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den, but it wasnâ€™t easy. The visitors led for most of the first three quarters of the contest before Kane erased a big deficit in the third and converted six of six free throws in the final minute to seal the win.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team made the long trek to Curwensville on Wednesday night in a makeup game from early in the season. The trip was worth it as the varsity Wolves used big second and third quarters to propel them to a 63-45 win while Kaneâ€™s junior varsity team won a thriller 34-33.
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