Connect with us

Basketball

Feb. 5 Boys’ Basketball: Rearick Helps Keystone Claim Second Straight KSAC South Title; JB Beats Bway

Feb. 5 boys’ basketball recaps.

(Photo: Marc Rearick scored 17 points to help Keystone clinch its second straight KSAC South title Wednesday night. Photo by Mary Rearick)

Also see: Clarion’s German Scores 1,000th Career Point Late in Junior Season

KEYSTONE 70, REDBANK VALLEY 38

KNOX, Pa. – Marc Rearick hit three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 17 points, as Keystone won its second consecutive KSAC South title with a 70-38 win over visiting Redbank Valley.

Troy Johnson also reached double digits for the well-balanced Panthers, who led 30-17 at halftime before outscoring Redbank Valley 26-9 in the third quarter, with 11 points.

Brandon Pierce and Colin Say both chipped in eight points in the victory with Isaak Jones and Gavin Hogue scoring seven apiece. The seven for Hogue matched his season-high.

Bryson Bain and Declan Fricko each scored nine points for Redbank Valley, which was playing without second-leading scorer Chris Marshall, who missed the game with an injury.

JOHNSONBURG 44, BROCKWAY 30

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Austin Green, Gabe Watts and Garrett Gregori combined to score 37 points, as visiting Johnsonburg beat Brockway, 44-30, in a non-league game.

Green led the Rams with 16 points, Watts added 10 and Gregori nine.

Jon Wood paced Brockway with 13 points with Alec Freemer adding seven.

ST. MARYS 61, PUNXSUTAWNEY 42

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Mitchell Reiter and Cahill Parish combined to score 29 points to lead St. Marys to a 61-42 road D9 League win at Punxsutawney.

Reiter led the Dutch with 15 points with Parish adding 14.

Nick Humble paced Punxsutawney with 12 points with Micah Kriebel adding nine and Andrew Young seven.

A-C VALLEY 61, VENANGO CATHOLIC 31

OIL CITY, Pa. – Behind 22 points, 10 rebounds and five steals from Levi Orton, A-C Valley rolled past Venango Catholic, 61-31.

Eddie Stevanus added 12 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for the Falcons with Tanner Merwin scoring eight points and handing out four assists and Russ Carr chipping in six points and seven helpers.

Andrew Burda paced Venango Catholic with 17 points with Reza Reese scoring eight.

UNION 56, FOREST AREA 51

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Behind 17 points and six steals from Caden Rainey, Union held on to beat visiting Forest Area, 56-51.

Truman Vereb added 14 points for the Golden Knights with Karter Vogel chipping in 12 points and six rebounds and Luke Bowser two points and five assists.

For Forest Area, Allen Johnston had 16 points, Noah Burke added 12 points, five rebounds and five steals, Franklin Meals chipped in 10 points, five rebounds and four assists, Waylin Dashner had seven points and seven rebounds and Jacob Eddy added six points and seven rebounds.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 68, NORTH CLARION 55

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Behind 25 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, three blocked shots and two steals from Hayden Callen, Clarion-Limestone beat visiting North Clarion, 68-55, in KSAC North action.

Curvin Goheen added 11 points and five rebounds for the Lions, who led 26-15 at halftime, while Deion Deas contributed eight points, seven assists and four steals and Mitch Knepp seven points, five rebounds and three assists.

Matson Higgins scored a career-high 27 points for North Clarion with Drew Gatesman adding 13 points.

KARNS CITY 56, MONITEAU 50

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Chase Beighley scored 13 of his game-high 32 points in the fourth quarter to help Karns City beat Moniteau, 56-50, on the road in KSAC South action.

Beighley was 8 of 10 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and 11 of 14 for the game while also hitting five 3-pointers.

Nathan Waltman added a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Gremlins, who trailed 26-24 at halftime but led 39-36 going to the fourth quarter, while Ethan McElroy hit three 3-pointers and finished with nine points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Ethan McDeavitt paced Moniteau with 14 points and four assists. Gage Neal added 12 points and Nate Tack had six points and six rebounds.



Advertisement Enter ad code here