Boys’ Hoops: Green Hits Half-Court Shot to Give Jburg Win Over Visiting Brockway

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – Austin Green banked home a shot from midcourt at the horn to lift Johnsonburg to a come-from-behind 48-45 win over visiting Brockway in AML action.

(Photo – Austin Green of Johnsonburg hit a half-court shot to beat Brockway Tuesday night. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)

The Rams trailed 37-35 going to the fourth quarter but forged a 45-all tie behind seven points from Green in the quarter.

Then the senior, who just scored his 1,000th career point Friday, got the ball on an inbounds play that originated by his own hoop, took three dribbles and fired up the half-court shot that banked in to win the game.

Watch the game-winning shot via Russ Myers’s Twitter account.

Green finished with 20 points, 10 in the fourth quarter, to lead Johnsonburg while Gabe Watts, who scored the other three fourth-quarter points for the Rams, finished with 12 points and Garrett Gregori added 11 points.

Alec Freemer paced Brockway with 14 points with Marcus Copelli and Jon Wood, who hit three 3-pointers, each adding 12 points.

Watch a different angle of the game-winning shot via Cole Kilhoffer’s Twitter account.

And another angle from Scott Martinez’s Twitter account.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Cahil Parrish exploded for a game-high 27 points – all in the first three quarters – to lead St. Marys to a 77-49 home D9 League victory over Punxsutawney.

Nick Catalone and Drake Caskey each added eight points in the win for the Dutch.

Daren Byers paced Punxsutawney with 23 points with Ethan Presloid scoring nine and Andrew Wehrle eight.


DUBOIS, Pa. – Zach Zameroski scored 16 points to lift visiting Ridgway to a 45-26 AML victory over DuBois Central Catholic.

Matt Dush added 12 points in the win for the Elkers with Dan Park scoring eight and Domenic Allegretto seven.

Dante Armanini scored seven points to pace DCC.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Elk County Catholic held Curwensville without a field goal for the game and rolled to a 64-4 win over the visiting Golden Tide in AML action.

ECC limited the visitors to one free throw in each of the four quarters to account for the four points against.

Mark Kraus led the Crusaders with 14 points with Regis Wortman scoring 10 and Charlie Breindel seven.

Scott Condon had three points for Curwensville.

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