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Feb. 1, 2016 District 9 Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball Recaps

BOYS

CAMERON COUNTY 36, PORT ALLEGANY 31

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Trae Smith scored 15 points, as Cameron County went on the road and got a 36-31 win at Port Allegany in North Tier League action.

Adam Shaffer added 11 points for the Red Raiders, who led 16-12 at halftime before taking a 25-16 lead into the fourth quarter.

Port Allegany tried to rally in the last quarter outscoring Cameron 15-11 thanks to six points each from Jordan Seefeldt and Tre Garzel.

Seefeldt finished with 15 points with Garzel adding 12 points and 17 rebounds.

The victory gets Cameron County to 11 wins and at least a .500 record, which could be enough to put the Red Raiders into the Class A playoffs (it’s an open system and any school can go, but most have a .500 rule).

Port drops to 6-13 on the year.

SMETHPORT 41, GALETON 32

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Caleb Lutz and Caleb O’Neal combined to score 33 points to lead Smethport to a 41-32 win over visiting Galeton in North Tier League play.

Lutz led all scorers with 18 points with O’Neal adding 15 points.

The game was tied at 25 at the end of three quarters before Smethport outscored Galeton 16-7 in the fourth quarter.

Evan Brooks led Galeton with 10 points, and McKinley Ward added eight points.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 64, MARION CENTER 39

MARION CENTER, Pa. – Eleven different Punxsutawney players scored to help the visiting Chucks to a 64-39 win at Marion Center.

Dylan Huey led the Chucks with 12 points with Ethan Riley adding 11.

Craig Irvin paced Marion Center with 10 points.

Punxsy led 18-6 after the first quarter before outscoring Marion Center 17-9 in the second quarter to take a 35-15 halftime lead.  

ST. MARYS 84, BALD EAGLE AREA 73

WINGATE, Pa. – Jeffrey Wehler and Jordan Romain exploded for 50 points to pace visiting St. Marys to an 84-73 win at Bald Eagle Area.

Wehler scored a game-high 26 points with Romain adding 24.

The Dutch led 20-13 at the end of the first quarter thanks to six points from Wehler on a pair of 3-pointers and five from Romain, who also hit a three. Both players ended up hitting six 3-pointers apiece.

Trey Butterworth paced the Bald Eagles with 19 points.  

CENTRAL-MARTINSBURG 64, CLEARFIELD 57

MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Jacob Muthler scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, all from the free-throw line, as Central-Martinsburg upset visiting Clearfield, 64-57, in Mountain League action.

The Bison, who entered the game a perfect 11-0 in conference play and with just one loss on the year, led 43-42 after three quarter after holding a 31-28 halftime lead but were outscored 22-14 in the fourth quaretr.

Muthler ended up with 22 points for the Dragons, who also got 12 points from Kyle Dodson.

Evan Brown led Clearfield with 19 points with Will Myers adding 17.

The loss puts the Bison (17-2 overall, 11-2 in Mountain League) in a tie in the loss column with Penns Valley for first place in the Mountain League. The teams meet Wednesday in Clearfield.

Central improves to 10-9 overall and 5-7 in the league.

COUDERSPORT 74, AUSTIN 27

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Darren Keglovits and Jared Green both scored 18 points to lead Coudersport to a 74-27 win over visiting Austin in North Tier League play.

The Falcons also got 12 points each from Aaron Wolfinger and David Rigas. Green also grabbed 14 rebounds. 

Anderson Nicka led Austin with 13 points.

CURWENSVILLE 69, GLENDALE 36

FLINTON, Pa. – Devan Barrett led a balanced effort with 13 points to pace Curwensville to a 69-36 Moshannon Valley road victory at Glendale.

Barrett was one of 10 Golden Tide players to score.

Quamone Newkirk added 11 points, Jake Terry had nine and Noah Strickland eight.

Curwensville led 40-11 at halftime.

Jared Shultz had a game-high 16 points for the Vikings.

OSWAYO VALLEY 80, NORTHERN POTTER 37

ULYSSES, Pa. – Brandon Brabham went off for 28 points, five assists and four rebounds to lead visiting Oswayo Valley to an 80-37 win at Northern Potter in North Tier League play.

Garrett Babcock, playing in his first game of the year for the Green Wave, added 16 points with Ty Sturdevant grabbing a team-high 10 rebounds.

Frank Gardner led Northern Potter with 16 points with Tucker Kosa adding 11 points.

GIRLS

RIDGWAY 50, JOHNSONBURG 33

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Jessica Kifer had 22 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal to lead Ridgway to a big 50-33 non-conference win over visiting Johnsonburg.

Kiersten Hinton added 12 points for the Lady Elkers, who led 25-12 at halftime.

Nicole Myers led Johnsonburg with 15 points.  

ST. MARYS 58, A-C VALLEY 45

FOXBURG, Pa. – A huge second half led St. Marys to a come-from-behind 58-45 win at A-C Valley in non-conference action.

The Lady Dutch trailed 28-20 at halftime but outscored the host Lady Falcons 38-17 in the second half taking the lead after three quarters, 35-34.

Rachelle Armanini and Rachel Bauer led a balanced attack for St. Marys with 14 points each. Kaitlyn Barackman and Bekka Bauer each added eight points with Michelle Bauer and Caitlyn Bankovich rounding out the scoring with 7 points each.

Olivia Boocks scored a career-high 23 points to lead A-C Valley while hitting four 3-pointers. Ellie Thompson added 10 tallies.

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS 42, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 27

PATTON, Pa. – Tara Renninger, Ellen Cordell and Taylor Forsythe combined to pour in 33 points to pace Cambria Heights to a 42-27 win over visiting DuBois Central Catholic in non-conference play.

Renninger netted 13 points for the Lady Highlanders with Cordell and Forsythe each chipping in 10 tallies.

Riley Assalone led DCC with a game-high 16 points.

A slow start doomed the Lady Cardinals, who scored just four first-quarter points and trailed 22-11 at halftime.

KARNS CITY 78, FOREST AREA 10

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Visiting Forest Area was no match for Karns City, as the Lady Gremlins rolled to a 78-10 win in KSAC Crossover action.

Karns City led 29-2 at the end of the first quarter and 51-6 at halftime.

Eight different Lady Gremlins scored led by 24 points from Emily Hegedus. Alyssa Gibson added 16 points, Mackenzie Craig 12 and LeeAnn Gibson 10.

Five different Lady Fires scored two points each.

REDBANK VALLEY 42, KANE 37

KANE, Pa. – Brooke Hinderliter lit the lamp for 29 points while grabbing 15 rebounds and coming away with six steals to lead visiting Redbank Valley to a 42-37 win at Kane in a matchup of non-conference Class AA teams.

Hinderliter, who scored 22 of Redbank Valley’s 23 second-half points, was a perfect 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in helping the Lady Bulldogs to the victory.

Becca Dougherty added six points for Redbank Valley.

Trinity Clark paced Kane with 15 points and eight rebounds. Ella Marconi added 10 points and nine boards and Rachel Morgan had eight points and five rebounds.



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