FOXBURG, Pa – On Friday, January 29, A-C Valley used an impressive 4th quarter to beat Keystone 55-48 in Foxburg.
Going into the last quarter, the Falcons were down 37-35 but scored 20 points to overcome Keystone while holding them to only 11 points. Defense was key for A-C Valley late in the game, as Tanner Merwin and Eli Penny’s combined defensive efforts held Keystone’s key man Colin Say to only two points in the second half. The Falcons were also able to control the boards down low, with Landon Chalmers grabbing seven rebounds and Alex Preston getting six boards and two blocks.
Leading the Falcons in several categories was Levi Orton, who had 23 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 steals on the night. The points leader for Keystone was Gavin Hogue with 11.
A-C Valley advances to 1-1 overall, while Keystone takes their first loss of the year, falling to 4-1.