Jan. 14 District 9 recaps.
KARNS CITY 70, DUBOIS 65
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Karns City hit 16 of 18 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off visiting DuBois, 70-65.
Chase Beighley was 6 of 6 from the line and Nathan Waltman was 7 of 8 from the stripe in the fourth quarter for the Gremlins.
Beighley led Karns City with 20 points and added six assists, Waltman (13 points, 12 rebounds) and Micah Rupp (11 points, 11 rebounds) each recorded double-doubles, and Luke Kramer chipped in 15 points.
Lennon Lindholm led DuBois with 22 points with Jordin Sommers scoring 18 points, and Nick Farrell 13 points.
CLARION-LIMESTONE 51, MONITEAU 44
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Sophomore Rylie Klingensmith had a varsity debut to remember scoring a team-best 17 points to lead Clarion-Limestone to a 51-44 win over visiting Moniteau.
Klingensmith hit a pair of 3-pointers in the second quarter on his way to 10 first-half points helping to keep the Lions close in an otherwise forgettable first half.
C-L trailed 29-22 at halftime but outscored Moniteau 17-9 in the third quarter to take the lead thanks to seven Hayden Callen points.
Callen finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Lions, while Jordan Hesdon added 10 points, five steals, five assists, and six rebounds.
Brady Thompson had a double-double for Moniteau with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Kyle Pry and Chason Delarosa-Rugg each scored 11 points for the Warriors.
CLARION 92, NORTH CLARION 65
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Beau Verdill, Cal German, and Christian Simko combined for 72 points to help Clarion race past North Clarion, 92-65.
Verdill led the Bobcats with 26 points with German adding 24 points and Simko 22 points. German also had seven assists, while Hunter Craddock chipped in a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds.
Aiden Hartle drained six 3-pointers on his way to a career- and game-high 27 points for North Clarion, while Collin Schmader added 10 points.
KEYSTONE 60, UNION 39
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Brandon Pierce scored 14 of his game-high 20 points in the third quarter, as visiting Keystone beat Union, 60-39.
Zander McHenry, meanwhile, was hot early scoring eight of his 10 points in the opening eight minutes for the Panthers, who also got nine tallies from Bret Wingard.
Caden Rainey paced Union with 19 points.
CLEARFIELD 57, PENNS VALLEY 37
HYDE, Pa. – A 21-point night from Karson Rumsky helped Clearfield roll past visiting Penns Valley, 57-37.
Cole Miller added 16 points for the Bison, who led 45-18 after three quarters.
Zach Braucht led Penns Valley with 19 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter when the Rams scored 19 of their 39 points.
COUDERSPORT 71, NORTHERN POTTER 35
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Behind 24 points from Hayden Keck homestanding Coudersport beat Northern Potter, 71-35.
Dalton Keglovits added 22 points for the Falcons who also got 15 from Derek Easton.
Carter Anderson netted 14 points for Northern Potter.
ST. JOSEPHS 63, CURWENSVILLE 46
BOALSBURG, Pa. – A 19-point effort from Noah Straub, the nephew of Elk County Catholic head coach Aaron Straub, helped St. Josephs beat Curwensville, 63-46.
Brandon Scanlon added 13 points in the win.
Trevor Lansberry had a monster game for Curwensville with 29 points, while Dan McGarry added eight and Ty Terry seven.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 55, SMETHPORT 25
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Julia Aikens led Elk County Catholic with 15 points, as the Lady Crusaders topped visiting Smethport, 55-25.
Syd Alexander added 11 points for ECC, who also got eight points from Tami Geci.
Sabrina Tanner paced Smethport with nine points with Elizabeth Hungville chipped in eight points.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 45, EISENHOWER 30
DUBOIS, Pa. – Faith Jacob had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead DuBois Central Catholic to a 45-30 win over visiting Eisenhower.
Jesse Frank and Sophia Ginther each added eight points for the Lady Cardinals with Kayley Risser scoring seven.
Bella Marino scored 14 points for Eisenhower, while Delaney Chase nine points.