Jan. 26 District 9 recaps
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KARNS CITY 61, OIL CITY 58
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Chase Beighley hit seven of his eight fourth-quarter free throws to help Karns City hold off a second-half comeback attempt by visiting Oil City in a 61-58 win.
The Gremlins led by 15, 34-19, at halftime but were outscored 39-27 in the second half including 20-12 in the third quarter.
But Beighley helped Karns City hold off the charge with his clutch work at the charity line.
Nathan Waltman led the Gremlins with 23 points and 10 rebounds with Beighley adding 20 points. Cole Sherwin chipped in 10 tallies, and Luke Garing had five rebounds and five assists.
Holden Stahl caught fire in the second half for Oil City scoring 15 of his team-high 21 points after the break including nine in the third quarter. Judai Johnson added 17 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, for the Oilers.
CAMERON COUNTY 41, COUDERSPORT 38
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Cameron County outscored visiting Coudersport 15-0 in the first quarter and then held on to pick up its second win in 10 days over the visiting Falcons, 41-38.
Hayden Brown scored eight of his 10 points in the first quarter to help the Red Raiders to the big lead, and Cameron County still led by 13, 23-10, at halftime and by 11, 34-23, going to the fourth quarter before being outscored 15-7 in the final eight minutes.
Caden Beldin also added 10 points for Cameron County, while Dylan Guisto chipped in eight and Gavin Morton seven.
Hayden Keck led Coudersport with 11 points with Derek Easton adding 10 and Christian Furman eight. Easton and Furman each scored five points during the fourth-quarter charge.
CLARION-LIMESTONE 60, CRANBERRY 24
SENECA, Pa. – Hayden Callen delivered a triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists while also adding seven steals and five blocked shots, as visiting Clarion-Limestone ended its first three-game losing streak in eight seasons in a big way, 60-24, over Cranberry.
Callen scored 13 of the Lions 19 first-quarter points and had 20 in the first half to help C-L to a 20-point, 38-18, halftime lead.
Named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game, Callen talked about his performance.
Ryan Hummell added 11 points, four steals, and three assists in the victory for C-L, while Jordan Hesdon had six points, five assists, five steals, and four rebounds, and Braden Rankin four points and five rebounds.
All 24 of Cranberry’s points came from three players. Preston Forrest hit three first-half 3-pointers and finished with a team-high nine points, JT Stahlman added eight points and Cameron Russell seven with all seven of Russell’s coming after halftime.
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BRADFORD 47, PORT ALLEGANY 40
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Kaulier Fuller scored 15 points to help Bradford pick up a 47-40 road win over Port Allegany.
Nolan Roulo added 11 points and and five rebounds for the Owls who also got 11 points from GaviN Piscitelli, who hit three 3-pointers. Dalton Dixon chipped in six points and four steals.
Trey Kleitz led Port Allegany with 12 points and three assists with Drew Evens chipping in 10 points, five rebounds, and three steals. Also for the Gators, Carter Moses had five points and eight rebounds and Ty Guilds added four points, five rebounds, and three steals.
KARNS CITY 29, NORTH CLARION 25
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Visiting Karns City outscored North Clarion 7-1 in the third quarter, and that proved to be the difference in a 29-25 Lady Gremlins win.
Emma Johns scored four of the seven third-quarter points for Karns City on a 3-pointer and a free throw and finished the night with a game-high 18 points.
Trinity Thompson paced North Clarion with seven points with Gwen Siegel adding six points.
BRADFORD 48, KANE 31
BRADFORD, Pa. – Making her season debut, Hannah Lary hit four 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 25 points to lead Bradford past visiting Kane, 48-31.
Sierra Taylor chipped in eight points in the win for the Lady Owls.
Audri Marconi paced Kane with 11 points with Rainee Wright adding nine.