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Albright Helps Keystone Boys Rally Past ACV; Karns City Rallies to Beat DuBois Behind Beighley; Clearfield Gets Win

Cole Henry drives to the hoop Monday in Keystone's win over A-C Valley. Photo by Mary Rearick

KNOX, Pa. – Keystone doubled A-C Valley’s score in the fourth quarter to pull out a 48-40 win over the visiting Falcons.

The teams were tied at 32 going the final eight minutes before the Panthers outscored A-C Valley 16-8 in the quarter to get the win.

Tyler Albright hit a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter while Kyle Nellis and Cole Henry each scored four points.

Nellis and Drew Keth led Keystone with 11 points each with Henry adding nine points and 12 rebounds. Albright scored seven points and dished out six assists and Aidan Sell chipped in seven points and nine rebounds.

           

Jay Clover led A-C Valley with 20 points and 12 rebounds with Alex Preston adding 13 points.

KARNS CITY 50, DUBOIS 48

DUBOIS, Pa. – Down three going to the fourth quarter, Karns City exploded for 23 fourth-quarter points to beat homestanding DuBois, 50-48.

The Gremlins trailed 30-27 after three quarters but outscored the Beavers 23-18 in the fourth quarter with the final two DuBois points coming near the horn.

Taite Beighley had a monster fourth quarter for Karns City with 12 of his 19 points coming in the final eight minutes. He added seven assists in the game.

Jacob Callihan contributed 10 points to the win with Micah Rupp scoring nine points, grabbing seven rebounds, blocking four shots, and coming away with four steals.

Hobie Bartoe and Shane Peters each added six points with Bartoe grabbing nine rebounds and Peters finishing with seven boards and three blocked shots.

Tyson Kennis had 16 points for DuBois with Rudy Williams adding 11 and Maddox Bennett eight.

CLEARFIELD 45, HUNTINGDON 40

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Cole Miller hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points to help Clearfield to a 45-40 road Mountain League win over Huntingdon.

Miller added seven rebounds for the Bison, who also got 13 points from Andon Greslick.

Morgen Billotte chipped in eight rebounds, five assists, three steals, and one point.

               

Jack Henney led Huntingdon with 19 points.

PORT ALLEGANY 60, OSWAYO VALLEY 39

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Braylon Button had 14 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks to help homestanding Port Allegany beat Oswayo Valley, 60-39.

Blaine Moses added nine points, 11 rebounds, and three steals for the Gators with Drew Evens chipping in seven points, seven rebounds, three steals, and two blocked shots. Jett Ruding also had seven points.

Cayden Black had 16 points for Oswayo Valley with Nikolas Bonney adding nine points.

SMETHPORT 52, GALETON 42

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Missing a pair of starters didn’t slow Smethport down in a 52-42 win over visiting Galeton.

Carson Dunn had a career-high 21 points for the Hubbers with Owen Rounsville adding 12 points with Hayden Leet chipping in 11 points.

   

Braiden Cimino led Galeton with 11 points with Corey Anderson adding 10 points.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 59, MARION CENTER 35

DUBOIS, Pa. – Luke Swisher only needed the first three quarters to score his game-high 22 points, as DuBois Central Catholic rolled past visiting Marion Center, 58-35.

Brenden Paisley added 10 points for the Cardinals who also got eight tallies from Andrew Green.

Noah McCoy hit three 3-pointers and led Marion Center with nine points.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 61, JOHNSONBURG 36

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – When Clarion-Limestone hosted Johnsonburg Dec. 22, the Lions squealed out a 3-point win.

Monday night, it was a much different story, as visiting C-L rolled to a 61-36 win over at Rams’ team it beat 43-40 at home.

The second half, specifically the third quarter, proved to be the difference.

C-L led 28-20 at halftime before outscoring Johnsonburg 20-7 in the third quarter.

Jordan Hesdon scored six of his 16 points in the third quarter with Rylie Klingensmith and Jase Ferguson each adding four points in the frame.

Ferguson finished with 14 points and six assists, Klingensmith had 12 points, and Tommy Smith chipped in 10 points. Hesdon also grabbed six rebounds, and Jack Callen blocked four shots.

Isaiah Jackson led Johnsonburg with seven points.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 55, SHEFFIELD 19

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Jordan Wasko scored 22 points to help visiting Elk County Catholic to a 55-19 AML North win over Sheffield.

Colby Nussbaum added 11 points to the Crusaders, who had 10 different players scored.

Mason Silvis scored seven points for Sheffield.

WEST BRANCH 67, CURWENSVILLE 46

MORRISDALE, Pa. – Owen Koleno scored a game-high 20 points to lead West Branch to a 67-46 ICC North win over visiting Curwensville.

Isaac Tiracorda added 16 points for the Warriors with Joel Evans chipping in 12 points.

Parker Wood led Curwensville with 15 points, and Chandler English added 13 points.

Also for the Golden Tide, Andrew Wasil added seven tallies.

WARREN 70, BRADFORD 50

BRADFORD, Pa. – Owen Becker and Braylon Barnes combined for 45 points as Warren beat Bradford for the second time this season, 70-50.

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“Our energy was great on offense, which pushed us,” Barnes said. “Our defense wasn’t great. But mental mistakes are going to happen when you haven’t played in a while (the Dragons’ last game was Dec. 30).”

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Bradford actually led early, 11-6, but Warren scored 17 points over the final four-plus minutes of the first quarter, including eight from Barnes to take a 23-16 lead.

They never looked back, extending the lead to 17 at halftime, 41-24.

Becker finished with 23 points and Barnes 22, while Tommy Nyquist scored 12 of his 14 points in the first half.

“As a group, we play well together,” Barnes said. “Tommy is a great point guard.”

Jake Franz led the way for Bradford with 22 points, including 9-of-10 from the free throw line, while Chase Wineberg added nine points.

LAKEVIEW 73, VENANGO CATHOLIC 31

OIL CITY, Pa. – Cody Fagley and Owen Dye combined to score 30 points to help visiting Lakeview to a 73-31 win over Venango Catholic.

Fagley netted a team-best 16 points with Dye chipping in 14.

Also for the Sailors, Cam Pence and Evan Reiser each had nine points.

James Herny led Venango Catholic with 14 points with Owen Campbell adding nine tallies.

GIRLS

WEST BRANCH 48, CURWENSVILLE 21

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Jenna Mertz scored 15 points to help West Branch pick up a 48-21 ICC North win over Curwensville.

Katrina Cowder added eight points for the Lady Warriors.

Karleigh Fryers scored six points for Curwensville.

MARION CENTER 61, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 31

MARION CENTER, Pa. – A tough second half cost DuBois Central Catholic in a 61-31 loss at Marion Center.

The Lady Cardinals trailed by just nine, 29-20, at halftime but were outscored 32-11 after halftime.

Kaelee Elkin led Marion Center with 18 points with Lydia Miler adding 16.

Kayley Risser paced DCC with 10 points with Jessy Frank chipping in with eight tallies.

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