KNOX, Pa. – Skyler Roxbury’s layup off a pass from Trey Fleming with 4.5 seconds left in overtime lifted Union to a 71-69 road win over Keystone.
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It was a great overtime for Roxbury, who scored eight of his 20 points in the extra session including hitting a 24-foot 3-pointer from beyond the left elbow with 25.5 seconds left to tie the game at 69.
Keystone then missed a layup, and Zander Laughlin got the rebound and threw an outlet pass to Fleming who found a wide-open Roxbury for the game-winning layup.
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Union led by as many as eight, 49-41, midway through the third quarter only to watch Keystone go on a 16-5 run to take a 57-54 fourth-quarter lead.
But Roxbury, who scored 13 of his 20 points from the start of the fourth quarter on, tied the game at 57 with a 3-pointers, and then Payton Johnston gave the Golden Knights a 59-57 lead when he scored off an offensive rebound with 2:25 to play in regulation.
A free throw by Roxbury then made it 60-57 with 42 seconds left, but Drew Keth nailed a 3-pointer with 29 seconds to go to tie the game at 60.
Union had a chance to win the game in regulation, but a Laughlin reverse layup off an inbound pass at the horn rolled off the rim.
In overtime, Rxobury gave Union a 63-60 lead but back-to-back threes from Keth, who had a game- and career-high 28 points while hitting eight 3-pointers, nailed back-to-back triples to put the Panthers ahead 66-63.
Laughlin, though, tied the game at 66 with a 3-pointer before Kyle Nellis hit three of five free throws between the 1:20 mark and the 37-second mark to put Keystone ahead 69-66.
Johnston led Union with 24 points, five assists, and six rebounds with Laughlin adding 12 points, six assists, and nine rebounds.
Cole Henry had 16 for Keystone, which has lost twice in overtime in a span of five days, with Tyler Albright adding 11 and Nellis 10.
JOHNSONBURG 54, CAMERON COUNTY 45, overtime
EMPORIUM, Pa.- Aaron Myers scored seven of visiting Johnsonburg’s nine overtime points, as the Rams picked up a key 54-45 win over Cameron County.
The teams were tied at 45 heading to the extra sessions, but Johnsonburg didn’t allow an overtime point while Myers scored a large chunk of his game-high 17 points.
Myers also scored five points in the fourth quarter to help the Rams overcome a 34-33 deficit heading to the final eight minutes of regulation.
Isaiah Jackson added 14 points, sixth in the fourth quarter and overtime combined, for Johnsonburg with Jake Lobaugh scoring eight and Kole Asti seven.
Ryan Shaffer led Cameron County with 11 points with Camdyn Allison and Josh Smith each scoring 10 points and Landon Farren adding eight tallies.
KARNS CITY 55, PUNXSUTAWNEY 51
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Taite Beighley scored 12 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter to help Karns City rally past visiting Punxsutawney, 55-51.
The Gremlins trailed 37-35 going to the fourth quarter but outscored the Chucks 20-14 in the last eight minutes behind Beighley, who was 8 of 9 from the free-throw line in the quarter.
Beighley added six rebounds, four assists, and two steals, while Shane Peters tied his career-high with 20 points while chipping in eight rebounds.
Micah Rupp grabbed 10 rebounds, dished out five assists, blocked three shots, came up with two steals, and scored six points in the win, and Jacob Callihan added four points and seven rebounds.
Noah Weaver had 18 points for Punxsutawney with Noah Kengersky chipping in 11 and Beau Thomas and Ryen Heigley each scoring eight points.
ST. MARYS 58, SHEFFIELD 34
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Charlie Coudriet and Tanner Fox each scored 15 points to help St. Marys to a 58-34 home AML win over Sheffield.
Zach Thorwart added eight points in the victory.
Conner Finch paced Sheffield with nine points with Leighton Woterson adding eight.
KANE 61, YOUNGSVILLE 45
YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Kane went on the road and placed four players in double digits in a 61-45 win over Youngsville.
Ricky Zampogna led the Wolves with 14 points with Dane Anderson and Landon Darr each scoring 13 points and Scott Symanski chipping in 10 points.
Koby Henderickson led Youngsville with 14 points, Nathan Lucks scored 12 points, and Blake Myers and Ethan Senz each added eight points.
BROOKVILLE 62, NORTH CLARION 39
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Clayton Cook scored 21 points to help Brookville to a 62-39 road win over North Clarion.
Jack Pete added 16 points for the Raiders who also got eight from Conner Marshall and seven from Noah Peterson.
Aiden Hartle scored 21 points for North Clarion.
BROCKWAY 65, FOREST AREA 17
TIONESTA, Pa. – For the second time in three days Brockway topped Forest Area this time beating the Fires, 65-17, at West Forest.
Freshman Aiden Wilcon led the Rovers with a career-high 20 points one game after setting his previous career-best with 17 in Saturday’s win over Forest Area.
Bradey Hughes added 16 points and Alex Carlson nine in the victory.
Keyon Custer had 10 points for Forest Area.
GALETON 62, NORTHERN POTTER 57
ULYSSES, Pa. – A 22-point effort from Corey Anderson helped visiting Galeton secure a 62-57 win over Northern Potter in NTL action.
Ayden Whipple added 13 points in the win for the Tigers.
Ethan Fuhrer had a career-high 24 points for Northern Potter and completed a double-double with 11 rebounds.
Wyatt Kibbe added 15 points for the Panthers with Nolen Smith chipping in with 14 tallies.
CRAWFORD COUNTY CHRISTIAN 65, VENANGO CATHOLIC 58
OIL CITY, Pa. – Nathan Frano scored 24 points to help Crawford County Christian to a 65-58 win at Venango Catholic.
Jay Hemlock added 11 points and Aaron Hoegerl and Ethan Mattocks 10 each in the win.
James Henry had a game-high 25 points for Venango Catholic with Nico Blausser and Konner Beichner each scoring 12 points.