Jan. 22 District 9 boys’ basketball recaps
DUBOIS 60, INDIANA 48
INDIANA, Pa. – Overcoming a 3-point deficit at the end of the first quarter, visiting DuBois beat Indiana, 60-48.
The Beavers trailed 17-14 at the end of eight minutes but exploded for 23 second-quarter points to take a 37-27 halftime lead.
Long-range shots sparked DuBois, as the Beavers hit six 3-pointers in the second quarter and 11 in the game.
Cam Thompson hit seven 3-pointers, six before halftime, on his way to a career-high 21 points. Thompson had scored just 30 points all season going into the game.
Chooch Husted added 14 points for DuBois with Ryan Kovalyak adding 13 and Joey Foradora 12.
Ethan Kutz paced Indiana with 13 points with Standard Webb adding 12.
KNOX, Pa. – Bret Wingard and Zander McHenry combined to score 17 of Keystone’s 19 second-quarter points, as the Panthers used a strong second stanza to beat visiting Clarion, 63-52.
Keystone led 9-8 after the first quarter but outscored Clarion, which had beaten C-L in double overtime about 15 hours earlier, 19-9 in the second quarter behind nine points from McHenry and eight from Wingard.
The Bobcats fought until the end getting as close as three in the fourth quarter but couldn’t finish off the comeback.
McHenry led the Panthers, who also played on Friday beating Venango Catholic in a game that ended before the Clarion/C-L game started, with a career-high 26 points, only the fifth double-digit scoring game of his career.
Sixteen of McHenry’s points came in the first half and the other 10 came in the fourth quarter to help Keystone hold on for the win.
Wingard added 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers, while Tyler Albright had 11 points and five assists. Cole Henry grabbed 10 rebounds to go with two points.
Christian Simko led Clarion with 17 points, Devon Lauer added 14, and Dawson Smail 10.
ST. MARYS 58, COUDERSPORT 47
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Quin Gavazzi hit a pair of third-quarter 3-pointers, and Hunter Hetrick and Zack Thorwart each added five points in that frame to help St. Marys pull away from homestanding Coudersport, 58-47.
The Dutch led by two, 17-15, at halftime but outscored the Falcons 19-12 in the third quarter to gain separation.
Nine different St. Marys players scored in a balanced offensive effort led by nine points each from Hetrick, Thorwart, Gavazzi, and Tanner Fox.
Christian Furman scored a game-high 22 points for Coudersport with Garrett Kellert adding eight.
OTTO-ELDRED 82, GALETON 17
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Gavin Jimmerson led a quartet of Otto-Eldred players in double digits with 17 points, as the Terrors rolled past visiting Galeton, 82-17.
Jimerson added four steals and was joined in helping Otto-Eldred to victory by Manning Splain (14 points, 3 assists), Austin Cousins (12 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals, 4 assists), and Ryan Love (10 points).
John Martin scored five points to lead Galeton.