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Clarion Overcomes A-C Valley

CLARION, Pa. – A huge 33-point second quarter put Clarion in control in their 78-58 win over A-C Valley in the quarterfinal round of the Class A Playoffs.

(Archived Photo from 2019-20 by: Mary Rearick)

The Bobcats trailed 20-14 after the opening quarter but surged ahead 47-34 after their explosive offensive outburst. Clarion was outscored 19-16 in the third quarter, but the Bobcats allowed only five points in the final stanza, closing the door and securing the win.

Beau Verdill had a huge game for Clarion, scoring 27 points. Hunter Craddock added 19 points, and Cal German scored 13 for Clarion. Levi Orton led all scorers with 32 points for A-C Valley.

Clarion will advance to face Elk County on Friday in the Class A semifinals.