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Strong Second Quarter Helps Clearfield Boys to Win; Jburg Gets Key Victory over Sheffield

Andon Greslick's strong second quarter helped Clearfield beat Bald Eagle Area Tuesday. Photo by Jared Bakaysa

HYDE, Pa. – An 11-1 second-quarter advantage helped Clearfield pick up a 49-39 Mountain League home win over Bald Eagle Area.

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The Bison led 12-10 at the end of the first quarter but took a 23-11 halftime lead thanks to a pair of 3-pointers from Andon Greslick and a 3-pointer and five points from Braison Patrick.

The Eagles cut the deficit to five, 25-20, going to the fourth quarter, but Cole Miller made sure Clearfield stayed out in front.

           

Miller scored nine of his game-high 15 points in the fourth quarter. Miller also added four assists.

Greslick added 13 points in the win with Patrick chipping in 10 points. Luke Pallo grabbed seven rebounds and scored five points.

Cam Watkins led Bald Eagle Area with 11 points.

JOHNSONBURG 47, SHEFFIELD 25

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – In a battle for second place in the AML North, Johnsonburg got defensive in a 47-25 win over visiting Sheffield.

The Rams led 21-14 at the half and then limited the Wolverines to 11 second-half points, including eight in the third quarter when Johnsonburg outscored Sheffield 18-8 behind six points from Aaron Myers and five from Luke Zimmerman.

Myers finished the night with 10 points with Zimmerman scoring nine points.

Isaiah Jackson led Johnsonburg with 14 points.

The Rams’ defense limited Sheffield’s leading scorer Conner FInch to three points, all from the free-throw line.

Mason Silvis paced the Wolverines with nine points.

RIDGWAY 27, ST. MARYS 22, OVERTIME

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Points were hard to come by, but Ridgway scored nearly 30% of its points in overtime to beat visiting St. Marys, 27-22.

               

The game was tied at 19 points at the end of regulation after Ridgway “outscored” St. Marys 3-2 in the fourth quarter after the Elkers led 12-10 at halftime but trailed 17-16 at the end of the third quarter.

Overtime saw an offensive explosion from Ridgway which more than doubled its second-half output by scoring eight points.

St. Marys, on the other hand, struggled to find the bottom of the net in the extra session being limited to a Quinn Gavazzi 3-pointer.

Jack Benninger paced his team with nine points for Ridgway with Aaron Sorg and Alex Merritt each adding eight points.

Gavazzi, who hit three 3-pointers, led all scorers with 11 points for St. Marys with Tanner Fox chipping in eight points.

CURWENSVILLE 70, GLENDALE 34

FLIINTON, Pa. – Parker Wood led a foursome of Curwensville platters in double digits with 15 points to lead the visiting Golden Tide to a 70-34 ICC North win over Glendale.

Davis Fleming added 12 points for the Golden Tide with Dan McGarry and Chandler English each scoring 11 points.

   

Joey Kitko led Glendale with 13 points.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 56, BRADFORD 38

ST. MARYS, Pa. – A 19-point effort by Jordan Wasko helped Elk County Catholic take home a 56-38 D9 League victory over visiting Bradford.

Colby Nussbaum added 11 points for the Crusaders with Michael Jacobs scoring eight points and Adam Straub seven tallies.

AJ Gleason paced Bradford with 14 points with Chase Wineberg adding 11.

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