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Feb. 25, 2021 D9 Boys’ Hoops: St. Marys Picks Up Road Win at Coudy; Heath Passes Stemmerich; Merry Scores 30 for O-E

Vinnie Nunes helped St. Marys get a road win at Coudersport Thursday. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick's work here

Feb. 25 District 9 boys’ basketball recaps

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ST. MARYS 49, COUDERSPORT 45

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Mitchel Reiter and Vinnie Nunes combined to score 10 fourth-quarter points to help visiting St. Marys stun Coudersport, 49-45.

The game was tied at 34 going to the final eight minutes before Reiter Nunes took over and won the game for the Dutch.

Luke Lasko led St. Marys with 12 points with Reiter adding eight points and Nunes seven.

Hayden Keck paced Coudersport with 18 points with Brandt Kightlinger adding nine points.

SHEFFIELD 50, EISENHOWER 49

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Tony Richards’ free throw with 3.3 seconds left lifted Sheffield to a 50-49 win over Warren County rival Eisenhower at the Wolverarena.

Eisenhower led 36-32 going to the fourth quarter before Sheffield fought back on the strength of a balanced scoring effort that saw four different players score four points in the quarter.

Richards and Tyler Hepinger led Sheffield with 15 points each. Hepinger’s 15 points gives him 1,123 career points just 14 points behind his grandfather, George Petruney, for third all-time in school history. Petruney, a 1962 graduate, scored 1,137 points.

Nolan Alabaugh and Lucas McNeal each added eight points for the Wolverines.

Wyatt Lookenhouse led all scorers with 18 points for Eisenhower with Calen Robinault chipping in 15 points and Owen Trumbull 10.

KEYSTONE 61, CLARION-LIMESTONE 55

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Hitting 7 of 8 fourth-quarter free throws Keystone gave head coach Greg Heath win No. 639 surpassing Union legend Don Stemmerich for the most in Clarion County League/KSAC history and the second most in District 9 history with a 61-55 victory at C-L.

Keystone put four players in double digits with Colin Say leading the way with 18 points with Bret Wingard adding 13 points and 18 rebounds, Logan Sell 11 points, and Brandon Pierce 10 tallies.

Jordan Hesdon had a career-high 24 points to go with eight steals to lead C-L with Hayden Callen adding 15 points, five assists, and two blocks.

Heath is now 639-289 in his 37th year as a head coach. Stemmerich went 638-288 in 38 years at Union. Read more about Heath tying Stemmerich with a win over Cranberry Tuesday.

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.

REDBANK VALLEY 59, MONITEAU 31

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Chris Marshall poured in 22 points to lead visiting Redbank Valley to a 59-31 win over Moniteau.

Marshall hit five 3-pointers on the night.

Marquese Gardlock added 14 points for the Bulldogs with Bryson Bain adding 11.

Mason Mershimer led Moniteau with 10 points with Kyle Pry adding eight points in his first game back since suffering an injury prior to the Feb. 10 game with Cranberry. Pry missed four games.

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 67, BROCKWAY 28

DUBOIS, Pa. – Chooch Husted led a balanced DuBois attack with 14 points, as the Beavers beat Brockway, 67-28.

Jordin Sommers added 10 points for DuBois with Joey Foradora and Michael Orzechowski each adding nine points and Al Pasternak and Lennon Lindholm each scoring eight. Nick Felix chipped in seven.

Marcus Copelli led Brockway with six 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.

SMETHPORT 71, NORTHERN POTTER 46

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Layne Shall and Richie McDowell combined to score 37 points, as Smethport ran past visiting Northern Potter.

Shall scored 19 points with McDowell, who hit four 3-pointers, adding 18 points.

Alex Ognen chipped in 12 points for the Hubbers who also got 10 from Brandon Higley.

Carter Anderson and Trey Slawson each scored 19 in the loss for Northern Potter.

OTTO-ELDRED 62, PORT ALLEGANY 28

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Behind a career-high 30 points from Jake Merry, Otto-Eldred vanquished visiting Port Allegany, 62-28.

Gavin Jimerson added 12 points for the Terrors, who forced 21 Port Allegany turnovers.

Drew Evens paced Port Allegany with 10 points and eight rebounds. Carter Moses added eight points and eight boards.

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