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Feb. 11, 2021 D9 Boys’ Hoops: Brown Paces NoPo Win; St. Marys Edges Ridgway; Karns City Races Past Clarion

Tanyon Brown scored 13 points to go with 16 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 blocks in a Northern Potter win Thursday. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick's work here

Feb. 11 District 9 boys’ basketball recaps

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ST. MARYS 22, RIDGWAY 20

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Luke Lasko’s layup with 35.2 seconds left lifted visiting St. Marys to a 22-20 win over Ridgway.

The Dutch, who led 17-15 early in the fourth quarter, found themselves down three, 20-17, following a 3-pointer by Ridgway’s Aaron Sorg and a layup by Dan Park, the latter with 4:12 to play.

But Holden Housler got St. Marys within one, 20-19, with a driving layup with 3:49 to go.

The score remained that way until Lasko’s basket with just over a half-minute to play. He was fouled on the bucket but missed the free throw.

Dom Allegretto missed a shot for Ridgway with 22.7 seconds to play before Housler missed a free throw for St. Marys with 21.0 to go.

Park had a chance to give the Elkers the lead with 6.5 to play but missed a shot.

Mitch Reiter then missed a free throw for St. Marys with 3.7 to play, but Ridgway turned the ball over on the inbounds, and Housler hit one of two with 0.4 to play to set the final score.

Housler led St. Marys with seven points with Reiter and Lasko each adding six points.

Sorg paced Ridgway with a game-high nine points.

BROOKVILLE 55, BELLEFONTE 42

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Closing the game on a 25-10 run over the final quarter and a half, Brookville beat visiting Bellefonte, 55-42.

The Raiders led by as many as 10 points in the first half, but Bellefonte went up 32-30 by the 4:56 mark of the third quarter. From there, the Raiders went on a 20-6 run that gave them a 50-38 lead with 2:37 left in the game.

Jace Miner led the Raiders with 18 points while Robert Keth, Griffin Ruhlman, Danny Lauer, and Ian Pete all scored eight points. Ruhlman grabbed 11 rebounds.

Nick Way led Bellefonte with 16 points, 14 coming in the first half.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

KARNS CITY 80, CLARION 24

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Chase Beighley scored a game-high 26 points to go with six assists, and Nathan Waltman turned in a double-double, as Karns City raced past visiting Clarion, 80-24.

Waltman had 14 points, 15 rebounds, and five assists.

While Beighley and Waltman combined for 40 points, Karns City held Clarion, which played the final two-and-a-half quarters without leading scorer Cal German, to a season-low 24 points. The Bobcats came in averaging a District 9-leading 71.6 points per game.

But things didn’t go well for Clarion from the start, as Karns City led 20-8 at the end of the first quarter and was up 28-8 when German was felled.

Without their star player, Clarion couldn’t score mustered just 16 points the rest of the game including just four in the second quarter and four in the third quarter.

Beau Verdill and Gabe Simko each scored six points for Clarion with all six of Verdill’s coming in the first quarter.

Eric Booher added eight points for Karns City with Micah Rupp chipped in nine rebounds and eight points.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

CAMERON COUNTY 49, AUSTIN 39

AUSTIN, Pa. – Hayden Brown scored a game-high 20 points to lead visiting Cameron County to a 49-39 win over Austin.

Caden Beldin chipped in 11 points with Gavin Morton chipping in 10 points.

Jackson Glover led Austin with 15 points and five assists with Aydan Nicka adding 12 points and five rebounds.

SHEFFIELD 65, FOREST AREA 30

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Tyler Hepinger exploded for 27 points to lead Sheffield to a 65-30 win over visiting Forest Area.

Lucas McNeal added 12 points for the Wolverines with Conner Finch chipping in eight points.

Allen Johnston led Forest Area with 12 points including eight in the fourth quarter.

KEYSTONE 54, CRANBERRY 22

SENECA, Pa. – Brandon Pierce and Colin Say combined to score 26 points to lead visiting Keystone to a 54-22 win over Cranberry.

Pierce led the Panthers with a game-high 14 points with Say adding 12.

Zander McHenry chipped in nine points for Keystone and Bret Wingard added eight.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 76, ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY 47

BOALSBURG, Pa. – Dante Armanini, Damon Foster, Alec Srock, and Jalen Kosko teamed up to score 57 of DuBois Central Catholic’s 76 points in a 76-47 road win over St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy.

Armanini led the Cardinals with 16 points with Foster adding 15, Kosko 14, and Srock 12.

Brendan Scanlon paced St. Joe’s with 22 points with Noah Straub, the nephew of Elk County Catholic head coach Aaron Straub, adding 11 points.

A-C Valley, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, DCC, Keystone, North Clarion, Redbank Valley, and Union recaps are powered by Computer Support in Clarion.

KANE 57, OTTO-ELDRED 44

KANE, Pa. – Carson Whiteman scored 14 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and handed out three assists in a 57-44 Kane win over visiting Otto-Eldred.

Zuke Smith added eight points and nine rebounds for the wolves who also got nine points from Mason Zuzek and eight from Andy Jekielek. Jake Costanzo chipped in four assists and four rebounds.

Jake Merry led Otto-Eldred with 17 points with Cole Sebastian scoring nine and Ryan Love eight.

NORTHERN POTTER 49, OSWAYO VALLEY 35

ULYSSES, Pa. – Tanyon Brown scored 13 points and hauled down 16 rebounds to go with four steals and three blocks to lead Northern Potter to a 49-35 win over visiting Oswayo Valley.

Tre Slawson added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Panthers.

Ian Bilski paced Oswayo Valley with 11 points.

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