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Jan. 3, 2022 D9 Boys/Girls Hoops: Sheffield Boys Roll; Otto-Eldred Girls Power Past Galeton

Otto-Eldred's Katie Sheeler. File photo by Paul Burdick.

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Tony Richards led a quintet of Sheffield players in double digits, as the home-standing Wolverines had zero trouble in a 73-9 win over Forest Area.

       

Lucas McNeal added 14 points for Sheffield with Caden Copley scoring 13 and Connor Finch and Leihden Wotorson 10 each.

Keyon Custer hit a pair of 3-pointers to score six of Forest Area’s nine points.

Sheffield led 23-0 at the end of the first quarter and 46-5 at halftime.

     

PUNXSUTAWNEY 55, KEYSTONE 40

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Ryen Heighley and Noah Weaver combined to score 29 points to lead Punxsutawney to a 55-40 win over visiting Keystone.

Heighley led the Chucks with 15 points with Weaver adding 14.

Seven of Heighley’s points came in a 21-point third quarter for Punxsutawney helping the Chucks take a 32-20 halftime lead and expand it to 53-27 going to the fourth quarter.

Donnie Neese added 10 points in the win.

Bret Wingard led all scorers with a game-high 23 points for Keystone.

KANE 46, PORT ALLEGANY 33

     

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Andy Jekielek had a game-high 17 points to help visiting Kane to a 46-33 win over Port Allegany.

Landon Darr added 13 points for the Wolves with Josh Greville chipping in eight points and five assists.

Justin Mishic had a team-best seven rebounds for Kane with Caleb Waite adding five rebounds and four points.

Ty Guilds scored eight points for Port Allegany with Blaine Moses and Braylon Button each scoring seven points.

KARNS CITY 47, A-C VALLEY 32

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Micah Rupp and Cole Sherwin combined for 26 points to pace Karns City to a 47-32 win over visiting A-C Valley.

Rupp led the Gremlins with 14 points with Sherwin adding 12.

Taite Beighley chipped in eight points for Karns City.

Landon Chalmers led A-C Valley with 10 points with Jay Clover chipping in eight points.

TYRONE 76, CLEARFIELD 62

TYRONE, Pa. – Landen Dehaas scored 22 points to help Tyrone to a key 76-62 win over visiting Clearfield in Mountain League action.

Cortlynd Rhoades added 16 points for the Eagles, including 14 in the first half when he hit four 3-pointers.

Rhoades hit a pair of second-quarter triples to help Tyrone outscore the Bison 18-5 in the quarter to take a 41-28 halftime lead.

Ross Gampe chipped in 14 points in the win.

Cole Miller hit five 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 28 points for Clearfield. He added six rebounds.

Ryan Gearhart chipped in 23 points and four assists for the Bison.

BELLWOOD-ANTIS 59, CURWENSVILLE 44

BELLWOOD, Pa. – Behind 20 points from Kyler Sweigert, Bellwood-Antis took care of visiting Curwensville, 59-44, in ICC play.

Caleb Beiswenger added 15 points for the Blue Devils with Sean Mallin scoring 11.

Ty Terry had a game-high 32 points for Curwensville while hitting five 3-pointers.

GIRLS

OTTO-ELDRED 56, GALETON 17

GALETON, Pa. – Brooke Close scored 14 points to help Otto-Eldred to a 56-17 win at Galeton.

Anna Merry added 12 points for the Terrors with Katie Sheeler chipping in 11 points.

Lauren Sauley paced Galeton, which trailed 36-9 at halftime, with seven points.

Close added four steals, while Bri Heller pulled down 10 rebounds, Merry four steals, and four rebounds and Sheeler seven steals.

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