CLARION, Pa. – It’s playoff time on Laurel Eye Clinic Hoops on exploreClarion.com, and first up is a doubleheader in the District 9 Class 2A boys’ quarterfinals Wednesday from Clarion University’s Tippin Gym.
(Keystone’s Corey Rapp. Photo by Mike Schnelle. Check out more of Schnelle’s work here)
The first game will feature the rubber match between local rivals Clarion and Clarion-Limestone, while the second game will be an AML/KSAC showdown between Keystone and Brockway.
Fans can listen to the games live on exploreClarion.com or by downloading our app for Apple and Android, with the Kerle Tire Pre-Game Show starting at 5:30 p.m. and game time at 6 p.m. for the C-L/Clarion game at approximately 7:30 p.m. for the Keystone/Brockway game. Mike Kalinowski, Dustin Kifer and Bob “The Governor” Dunkle will have all the calls with Chris Rossetti helping out once again on the pre- and post-game shows.
Clarion is the fifth seed and is coming off a win over the Lions last Wednesday at Clarion High School that dropped C-L to the fourth seed. The winner plays top-seeded Coudersport at a date, time and site to be determined.
Keystone, fresh off the KSAC Title, is the third seed and takes on sixth-seeded Brockway, which lost in overtime in the AML semifinals to unbeaten Elk County Catholic last Thursday. The winner gets second-seeded Ridgway at a date, time and site to be determined.
The following local sponsors have signed on to make KSAC Hoops possible:
|Laurel Eye Clinic – Title sponsor||Kerle Tire Company Inc. – Pre-game Show||Sweet Basil Restaurant and Bar – Coaches’ Pre-Game Interview|
|Hager Paving – Player of the Game||The Tavern – First Quarter||Kahle’s Kitchens – Second Quarter|
|First United National Bank – Halftime||Janny Montgomery Scott – Third Quarter||M&B Services/M&B Ready Mix – Fourth Quarter|
|Clarion County Community Bank – Post-game Show||Zacherl Motors – Scoreboard||Park Inn by Radisson/RBG Bar & Grill|
|Ron Corcetti Rentals/Captain Loomis||Clarion Forest VNA||S&W Autobody|
|Ochs Building Supply||Next Step Therapy||RRR Roadhouse|
|Allegheny Grille of Foxburg||Elder Ag & Turf||Delta Contractors & Design, Inc.|
|Matt Higgins State Farm Insurance – Free Throws||The Inn at Deer Creek Winery – Time Outs||Keystone Smiles – Overtime|
|Jefferson-Clarion Head Start – Stats|