Jan. 15 recaps.
(Photo of Kane’s Chad Greville. Photo by Pete Sirianni)
KANE 52, OTTO-ELDRED 51
KANE, Pa. – Chad Greville hit one of two free throws with six seconds left to lift Kane to a 52-51 win over visiting Otto-Eldred.
Otto-Eldred had a chance to win the game at the end when Dylan Close went the length of the floor with 4.7 seconds left. But Close’s well-defended layup with contact (it could have been either a charge or a block but was a no call) didn’t fall.
Watch the final sequences. Video courtesy of Pete Sirianni.
Greville led Kane with 16 points. Al Rezzelle added 15 points and Tommy Holt 13.
Sawyer Drummond had a strong night for Otto-Eldred with 16 points and 18 rebounds. Close and Jordan Sherwood each added 10 points.
CLEARFIELD 57, CLARION-LIMESTONE 41
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Jon Gates and Reese Wilson both recorded career highs while combining for 43 points, as visiting Clearfield stunned Clarion-Limestone, 57-41.
Gates, who entered the game with 68 total points on the season, exploded for a game-high 23 while hitting four 3-pointers, while Wilson chipped in with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Cade Walker added 10 rebounds and nine points.
Ian Callen and Christian Smith each had 13 points to pace C-L with Hayden Callen adding 10 points. The Lions leading scorer, Deion Deas (16.4 ppg) was limited to just two points.
The loss snapped an eight-game win streak for C-L, which trailed 17-6 at the end of a quarter before getting back within two, 31-29, at halftime. Clearfield, though, built the lead to seven, 43-36, after three and then outscored the Lions by seven points in the fourth quarter.
UNION 58, TIDIOUTE CHARTER 42
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Lucas Bowser exploded for 35 points to lead Union to a 58-42 win over visiting Tidioute Charter.
Reice Saylor added eight points for the Golden Knights, while Patrick Shields led Tidioute Charter with 11 tallies.
BROCKWAY 71, VENANGO CATHOLIC 50
OIL CITY, Pa. – Carter Adams, Anthony Esposito and Zane Puhala all scored in double digits to lead Brockway to a 71-50 win at Venango Catholic.
Adams led the Rovers with 19 points, Esposito scoring 15 and Puhala 14.
Ben Gillispie led Venango Catholic with 15 points with Josh Puleo scoring 14.
KEYSTONE 73, SAEGERTOWN 28
KNOX, Pa. – Dalton Jones scored a game-high 24 points to lead Keystone to a 73-28 win over visiting Saegertown.
Corey Rapp added 12 points and six assists for the Panthers with Ian Henry dishing out five assists to go with four points and Nate Wingard grabbing nine rebounds to go with four points.
KARNS CITY 76, CRANBERRY 58
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Austin Fahlor scored 20 points to pace Karns City to a 76-58 win over visiting Cranberry.
Jacob Friel added 12 points for the Gremlins with Nolan Riley and Chase Beighley each adding 11 points.
Matt McQuaide had a career-best 24 points for Cranberry.
CLARION 62, A-C VALLEY 48
FOXBURG, Pa. – Cam Craig scored a season-high 30 points to give visiting Clarion a 62-48 win over A-C Valley.
Josh Craig chipped in 10 points for the Bobcats.
Levi Orton had nine points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for A-C Valley. Brendan Price added nine points as did Russ Carr, who had six rebounds. Jeff Ginn chipped in with eight rebounds and six points.