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Feb. 1, 2022 D10 Hoops: Rocky Grove’s Clayton Hits 1,000 Points in Victory; Eisenhower, Franklin Boys Pick up Big Wins

Rocky Grove's Isaac Clayton scored his 1,000th career point on Tuesday. Photo Valley Grove School District Facebook.

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Right on the nose.

Rocky Grove’s Isaac Clayton needed 19 points going into Tuesday’s game against Commodore Perry and he got exactly 19 in the Orioles 68-28 win.

Clayton got to 1,000 on a coast-to-coast layup off a steal early in the third quarter.

See the play here via the Rocky Grove YouTube stream.

           

Rocky Grove, which also got 10 points from D’Andre Whitman, improved to 13-4 with the win.

Kyle Stringert had 14 points to pace Commodore Perry.

EISENHOWER 68, CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 62

RUSSELL, Pa. – Behind a career-high 20 points from sophomore Kris Bunk, Eisenhower led wire-to-wire in a big 68-62 Region 2 win over Cambridge Springs.

The Knights led by as many as 11, but Cambridge Springs kept it close throughout, thanks to the strong play of Nathan Held, who led three Blue Devils in double figures with 18 points.

Eisenhower went 8-of-10 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to ice the game, including 6-of-8 from Kael Hunt and 2-of-2 from Kyler Black.

Bunk scored nine of his points in the first quarter and talked about the win afterward:

Bunk was one of four Eisenhower players in double figures, as Wyatt Lookenhouse finished with 15, Hunt 13, and Curt Darling 10, while Black added eight.

Josh Reisenauer added 14 points for Cambridge Springs, while Hunter Spaid tallied 11.

FRANKLIN 68, HICKORY 52

               

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Easton Fulmer exploded for 36 points, 20 of which came in the second half of Franklin’s 68-52 win over Hickory.

Fulmer went 13-of-13 at the free-throw line as the Knights turned a 35-32 halftime deficit into a 47-42 advantage by the end of the third quarter.

The win gives the Knights a season sweep of the deafening PIAA Class 4A runner-up Hornets.

Tyson Djakovich made seven threes and finished with 21 points to lead Hickory (18 of which came in the first half), while Joey Faazone added 10 for Hickory.

CATHEDRAL PREP 60, MCDOWELL 46

ERIE, Pa. – Tavion Spencer scored 15 points as Cathedral Prep picked up its second win of the season over rival McDowell, 60-46.

The Ramblers went on a 23-12 second-quarter run to take a 31-23 halftime lead.

Amaree Pickens netted 11 points and Jake Sambuchinon 10 for Prep.

   

Brody Paris and Nick Grimm had 12 points each for McDowell.

Damon Curry finished with 15 points for Franklin.

UNION CITY 66, IROQUOIS 39

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Matt Bennett poured in 22 points as Union City powered past Iroquois in Region 2 action, 66-39.

The Bears went 22-of-31 from the free-throw line as a team.

Wyatt Post tallied 19 points for Union City, while Bryce Drayer had 13 and Kyler Shaffer eight.

Corrion Combest led Iroquois with 12 points.

WARREN 62, CORRY 38

CORRY, Pa. – Warren built a 22-point halftime lead on its way to a 62-38 Region 5 win over Corry.

Tommy Nyquist led four Warren players in double figures with 18 points, 16 of which came in the first half and included four triples.

Parks Ordiway tallied 14 for the Dragons, while JT Blum had 12 and Owen Becker 11.

Nick Brundage scored a game-high 20 points for Corry, while Rylan Smith added 11.

FAIRVIEW 67, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 27

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Logan Frazao and James Sitter scored 19 points each as Fairview rolled to a 67-27 win over Conneaut (Pa.) to stay atop the Region 5 standings.

The Tigers, who also got eight points from Zach Scott, scored 49 points in the first half.

Alex Nottingham had six points for Conneaut.

HARBOR CREEK 66, OIL CITY 38

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Jaden Rocco poured in 24 points as Harbor Creek rolled past Oil City, 66-38 in a key Region 5 matchup.

The Huskies built a 33-17 halftime lead en route to the win.

Travis Kruszewski had 12 points and Gavin Ennis 10 for the Huskies.

Judias Johnson led Oil City with 10 points.

COCHRANTON 64, YOUNGSVILLE 36

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Landon Homa, Jaiben Walker, and Chase Miller scored 14 points each as Cochranton earned a 64-36 Region 2 win over Youngsville.

Homa and Max Adams drained three triples each. Adams finished with nine points, as did Wyatt Barzak.

Blake Myers had 13 points to lead Youngsville while Keegan Mesel 11.

SAEGERTOWN 51, MAPLEWOOD 43

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Jaden Wilkins scored 16 points as Saegertown outlasted Maplewood 51-43 in Region 2 action.

The Panthers took over sole possession of first place in Region 2 with the win, coupled with Eisenhower’s victory over Cambridge Springs.

Isaac Johnson added 12 points for Saegertown.

Logan Kennedy had 17 points and Luke Sleeman 13 for Maplewood.

GROVE CITY 63, SHARON 33

SHARON, Pa. – Grove City started the game on an 18-0 run and never looked back in a 63-33 Region 4 win over Sharon.

Landon Haggart poured in 23 points for the Eagles, including five threes.

Gavin Lutz tallied 15 points for Grove City and Dylan Stull nine.

Derek Douglas led Sharon with 13 points.

SLIPPERY ROCK 61, WILMINGTON 32

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dylan Gordon led a balanced effort with 16 points as Slippery Rock earned a 61-32 win over Wilmington.

Jacob Wolak added 11 points and Elam Pyle nine for Slippery Rock, which led 29-14 at halftime.

Tuff McConahy and Damien Micco had 10 points each for Wilmington.

ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 61, CONNEAUT (OHIO) 51

CONNEAUT, OHIO – Evan Montefiori scored 17 points as Erie First Christian got a 61-51 win over Conneaut (Ohio).

Anthony Collins had 15 points and Sam Collins 11 for the Eagles.

FORT LEBOEUF 74, TITUSVILLE 68

WATERFORD, Pa. – Ronan Dorler and Dom Gentile scored 20 points each as Fort LeBoeuf got a 74-68 Region 5 win over Titusville.

Dorler and Gentile were two of four Bison in double figures, as Hunter Villa had 14 points and Carson Papay 13. Gentile also had 12 rebounds.

LeBoeuf outscored Titusville 15-9 in the fourth quarter.

Andrew Wheeling led Titusville with 20 points and Manny Perez added 17.

SENECA 43, GIRARD 28

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Jacob Young scored 16 points as Seneca powered past Girard, 43-28.

Logan Kibbe and Bobby Yost had 11 points each for the Bobcats.

JJ Lehman had nine points for Girard.

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 78, MERCER 52

MERCER, Pa. – Kennedy Catholic’s Elijah Harden, Malik Lampkins-Rudolph, and Otis Driver combined for 57 points in a 78-52 win over Mercer.

Harden finished with 20 points, Lampkins-Rudolph 19, and Driver 18.

Jake Mattocks led Mercer with 15 points and Logan Turton added 11.

GIRLS

SHARPSVILLE 47, PORTERSVILLE CHRISTIAN 37

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. – Chasie Fry scored 18 points as Sharpsville earned a 47-37 win over Portersville Christian.

Tori Kimpan added 10 points for Sharpsville, while Alli Davis finished with nine and Breanna Hanley eight.

VENANGO CATHOLIC 54, COMMODORE PERRY 4

HADLEY, Pa. – Behind 29 points and seven steals from Lily Homan Venango Catholic rolled to a 54-4 win at Commodore Perry.

Mariah Wessell added 14 points and five steals for the Lady Vikings who also got four points and 11 rebounds from Sadie Kalamajka.

Marley Meyers and Hailey Boozer each scored two points for Commodore Perry.

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