Jan. 20 District 9 basketball recaps.
CURWENSVILLE 69, MOSHANNON VALLEY 47
HOUTZDALE, Pa. – Ty Terry exploded for 40 points while hitting 15 shots, including nine 3-pointers, to lead visiting Curwensville to a 69-47 win over Moshannon Valley.
Terry hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter alone while scoring 13 points in the quarter to help the Golden Tide to a 22-8 lead after eight minutes.
Continuing his hot shooting, Terry scored 10 more points in the second quarter helping the Tide to 36-27.
Terry is the first Curwensville boys’ player to score at least 40 points in a game since Adam Donahue scored 41 during the 1999-2000 season. He is also the first Golden Tide to reach 30 points in seven years. Brett Gardner scored 30 Dec. 10, 2013.
Trevor Lansberry added 16 points for Curwensville.
Trey Lyon led Moshannon Valley with 16 points.
CLARION 62, UNION 28
CLARION, Pa. – Four players scored in double digits to help Clarion roll past visiting UNion, 62-28.
Despite playing just three quarters – Clarion had the Mercy Rule rolling by late in the third quarter – Cal German led the Bobcats with 15 points, while Beau Verdill and Hunter Craddock each scored 14 points and Christian Simko 10.
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Verdill finished off a double-double with 11 rebounds, while German had nine assists and six rebounds.
Verdill talked about the win
Caden Rainey led Union with eight points and Carter Terwint scored seven points.
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KEYSTONE 60, CLARION-LIMESTONE 54, OVERTIME
KNOX, Pa. – Colin Say scored five of his game-high 19 points in overtime, as Keystone beat visiting Clarion-Limestone, 60-54, in a rematch of last year’s KSAC Title game won by the Panthers.
Keystone trailed by three, 38-35, going to the fourth quarter but came back and tied the game, 50-50, by the end of regulation. Strong free-throw shooting helped with Keystone going 9 of 10 from the line in the fourth quarter including Gavin Houge hitting five of six in the quarter for all five of his points.
Then in overtime, in addition to Say’s five points, Logan Sell hir 3-pointer and Brandon Pierce hit two free-throws.
Bret Wingard added 18 points for Keystone, including six in the fourth quarter, while Pierce had seven.
Freshman Tommy smith hit three 3-pointers and scored a season-best 16 points for C-L, while Hayden Callen added 14 points and Riley Klingensmith chipped in 12.
Keystone started fast and led 17-10 at the end of the first quarter with Wingard hitting a pair of threes and scoring eight points.
C-L came back in the second quarter and outscored the Panthers 18-8 to take a 28-25 halftime lead behind six points from Klingensmith and five each from smith and Callen.
COUDERSPORT 74, OSWAYO VALLEY 17
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Hayden Keck led a four-some of players in double digits with 21 points, as Coudersport rolled past visiting Oswayo Valley, 74-17.
Brandt Kightlinger added 17 points with Dalton Keglovits adding 12 points and Christian Furman chipping in 10 points.
Cayden Black led Oswayo Valley with eight points.
MONITEAU 61, VENANGO CATHOLIC 44
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Mason Mershimer scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Moniteau to a 61-44 win over visiting Venango Catholic.
Kyle Pry also had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds and also chipped in seven assists, while Nathan Kelly added 11 points and Ryan Jewart 10 points.
Jake Liederbach led Venango Catholic what 22 points and 12 rebounds with Andrew Burda chipping in 15 points and eight boards.
DUBOIS 58, CENTRAL MOUNTAIN 44
MILL HALL, Pa. – Jordin Sommers scored 16 points to help DuBois get back on the winning track with a 58-44 win at Central Mountain.
Nick Felix and Lennon Lindholm each added 12 points.
Wick Long led Central Mountain with 10 points.
CLEARFIELD 61, WESTMONT HILLTOP 48
HYDE, Pa. – Cole Miller hit six 3-pointers on his way to 22 points to lead Clearfield to a 61-48 win over visiting Westmont Hilltop.
Karson Rumsky added nine points and seven rebounds with Nick Ryan chipping in nine points and eight rebounds.
Landon Weeks and Tyler Mosorjak each scored 14 points for Westmont Hilltop.
BROOKVILLE 61, HOMER-CENTER 29
HOMER CITY, Pa. — Brookville turned an 11-point halftime lead into a 32-point blowout after limiting Homer-Center to six points in the second half in a 61-29 victory.
Playing the first time since Jan. 8 due to COVID-19 quarantine restrictions, the Raiders ran away from the host Wildcats with a 21-4 third-quarter advantage.
The Raiders put three players into double figures with Jace Miner’s 14 points. Danny Lauer and Garner McMaster each scored 12 points, McMaster’s points coming on four 3-pointers.
Ryan Sardone scored 10 points for Homer-Center.
SHEFFIELD 62, TITUSVILLE 36
TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Tyler Hepinger scored 20 points and seven steals and Connor Finch recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to help Sheffield go to 2-0 on the season with a 62-36 win at Titusville.
Lucas McNeal added 12 points for Sheffield and Tony Richards nine.
Titusville stats weren’t available.
OIL CITY 53, REDBANK VALLEY 47
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Down by 10 at halftime, Oil City outscored Redbank Valley 16-2 in the third quarter en route to a 53-47 victory.
Robert VanWormer hit four 3-pointers on his way to an 18-point effort for the Oilers, while Isaiah Aeschbacher added 10 and Cameron VanWormer eight.
Chris Marshall had 18 points and Bryson Bain 12 to pace the Bulldogs
BROCKWAY 46, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 25
DUBOIS, Pa. – Danielle Wood scored 19 points to go along with seven steals and six assists as Brockway beat host DuBois Central Catholic, 46-25.
Selena Buttery had a double-double with 18 points and 12 boards for the Lady Rovers, who jumped out to a 30-14 halftime advantage.
Madelyn Schmader had nine rebounds and five steals for Brockway.
Kayley Risser had nine points and Faith Jacobs eight for DCC.
COUDERSPORT 33, PORT ALLEGANY 28
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Coudersport outscored Port Allegany 9-4 in the fourth quarter to earn a hard-fought 33-28 victory.
Sarah Chambers scored five of her 16 points in the fourth for Coudersport. Sierra Myers added eight points for the Lady Falcons
Bree Garzel had 15 points, including three 3-pointers, to go along with three steals for the Lady Gators. Evin Stauffer added seven points, six rebounds, three assists, and three steals for Port Allegany.
OTTO-ELDRED 40, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 31
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Trailing 27-26 going into the fourth quarter, Otto-Eldred outscored Elk County Catholic 14-4 over the final eight minutes en route to a 40-31 victory.
Katie Sheeler scored 15 of her 19 points in the second half for O-E, which also got big 3-pointers from Kayley Heller and Morgan Dalton in the fourth. Heller finished with 11 points.
ECC shot 1-of-14 from the floor in the fourth.
Kayley Heller had seven rebounds, Bri Heller four rebounds, and Katie Sheeler five steals and three rebounds for O-E.
Julia Aikens had eight points for the Lady Crusaders, while Tami Geci added seven and Tori Newton six.
CAMERON COUNTY 29, NORTHERN POTTER 23
ULYSSES, Pa. – Tied 19-19 going into the fourth quarter, Cameron County outscored Northern Potter 10-4 over the final eight minutes for a 29-23 win.
Hailey Hilfiger scored five of her 11 points in the fourth, while Kaelee Bresslin and Mallory McKimm had six points each. Hilfiger pulled down 13 rebounds and also had five steals and two assists.
Courtney Martin scored seven points and Abbie Cady six for NoPo.
CURWENSVILLE 48, MOSHANNON VALLEY 32
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Alyssa Bakaysa scored 20 points, 16 of which came in the second half, as Curwensville topped Moshannon Valley, 48-32.
Trailing 22-20 at halftime, Curwensville went on a 14-3 run in the third quarter to take control.
Skylar Pentz chipped in 12 points for the Golden Tide.
Sydney Bubb scored a game-high 25 points for Moshannon Valley.
HOMER-CENTER 65, BROOKVILLE 24
HOMER CITY, Pa. — Macy Sardone and Marlee Kochman scored 15 and 13 points to lead host Homer-Center to a 65-24 win over Brookville.
For the Lady Raiders, Eden Wonderling scored seven points while Alayna Haight scored six points.
Homer-Center led 36-11 by halftime and 50-16 at the end of the third quarter.