Jan. 6 District 9 boys’ recaps
CURWENSVILLE 48, BROCKWAY 40
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Danny McGarry hit a pair of 3-pointers in overtime to help Curwensville rally past visiting Brockway, 48-40, in non-conference action.
The Golden Tide trailed by five, 37-32, late in regulation before Andrew Wassil hit a 3-pointer to get them within two, his only made shot of the night, and Ty Terry hit two free throws to tie the game.
Then in overtime McGarry, who hadn’t hit a 3-pointer on the night, got hot to help Curwensville outscore Brockway 11-3 in the extra session.
McGarry led the Golden Tide with 16 points with Terry, who was held mainly in check, finished with 14 points including nine in the second quarter when he hit three 3-pointers.
Parker Wood added 11 points in the win.
Jared Marchiori led Brockway with 10 points with Alex Carlson and Aiden Grieneisen each adding nine and Marcus Bennett seven.
COUDERSPORT 65, OSWAYO VALLEY 33
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Christian Furman and Brady Streich each scored eight points in the third quarter to help Coudersport rally from a 1-point halftime deficit and beat visiting Oswayo Valley, 65-33, in NTL action.
The Falcons trailed 18-17 at halftime but outscored the Hubbers 48-15 in the second half including 25-8 in the third quarter.
Furman led the way with a career-high 25 points while adding seven assists and six steals, while Streich added 18 points and six steals. Garrett Kellert also had seven points and nine rebounds for Coudersport with Mason Rossner also scoring seven points.
Ian Bilski led Oswayo Valley with 11 points with Caden Black adding seven.
CAMERON COUNTY 58, SMETHPORT 37
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Camdyn Allison scored 15 of his game-high 18 points in the middle two quarters to help visiting Cameron County to a 58-37 win over Smethport in NTL play.
The Red Raiders and Hubbers were tied at eight at the end of the first quarter before Allison scored nine points in the second quarter to help Cameron take a 29-13 halftime lead.
Alison then added six more points in the third quarter, as the Red Raider advantage extended to 46-22.
Hayden Brown added 17 points in the win with Brevin Lewis chipping in eight.
Alex Ognen led Smethport with eight points.
PORT ALLEGANY 40, NORTHERN POTTER 10
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Braylon Button had 12 points and eight rebounds to help Port Allegany pick up a 40-10 home NTL win over Northern Potter.
Blaine Moses added six points and a team-high 12 rebounds for the Gators despite some foul trouble, and Noah Archer and Ty Guilds both had solid all-around games.
Archer had three points, six assists, and six steals, and Guilds added three points, eight rebounds, two steals, and two assists.
Tanyon Brown and Nolen Smith each scored four points for Northern Potter.
BROOKVILLE 66, PUNXSUTAWNEY 35
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Fueled by a strong defensive surge in the second half that limited Punxsutawney to 11 points, Brookville pulled away for a 66-35 win to stay unbeaten.
The Raiders led the visiting Chucks, 27-24, at halftime before outscoring them 39-11 the rest of the way for the District 9 League win.
Danny Lauer and Griffin Ruhlman each reached double figures as 10 different Raiders found the scoring column. Lauer scored 15 points while Ruhlman finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Ian Pete added eight points while Clayton Cook and Garner McMaster finished with seven.
The Chucks got Noah Weaver into double figures as he scored eight of his 10 points in the first half. Gabe Kengersky and Donnie Neese each scored eight points.