D9Sports.com Boys’ High School Basketball Recaps: Dworek Free Throw Lifts Brookville to Overtime Win

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BROOKVILLE 57, BRADFORD 56, OVERTIME

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Bryan Dworek hit one of two free throws with 3.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Brookville to a 57-56 win over visiting Bradford in D9 League action.

Ben Reitz led the Raiders with 14 points, going 10-for-13 from the line including 4-of-6 in overtime. Kurt Schindler scored 13 points while Dworek and Jimmy Moore each finished with nine points.

Bradford led 56-54 with 39 seconds left in the extra session before Brookville scored the game’s final three points from the free-throw line. In fact, all seven of the Raiders points in overtime came from the foul line, where the Raiders were 20 of 27 on the night.
Andy Pantuso led the Owls, who were 14 of 20 from the line, with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Deondre Terwilliger added 13 points and John Eakin finished with 11 points and eight rebounds.

BROCKWAY 44, JOHNSONBURG 34

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Carter Adams and Corey Carr led Brockway a fourth-quarter surge for Brockway in a 44-34 win over visiting Johnsonburg in non-conference play.
Adams and Carr scored 15 and 10 points respectively for the Rovers, who won their fourth straight game and fifth out of their last six. Adams scored 10 of his points in the second half while the duo scored 11 of the Rovers’ 17 points in their 17-6 fourth-quarter advantage after trailing by a point going into the final eight minutes.
Kevin Benson scored eight points to lead the Rams.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 58, DUBOIS 48

DUBOIS, Pa. – Dylan Huey and Brandon Matthews each scored 19 points as Punxsutawney pulled away for a 58-48 D9 League win at DuBois.
The Chucks led 32-30 at halftime and outscored the Beavers 26-18 in the second half to send DuBois to its fifth straight loss.

Nick LaBrasca scored 18 points to pace the Beavers.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 76, CRANBERRY 64

SENECA, Pa. – Scoring 70 or more points for the 18th straight game, KSAC North champion Clarion-Limestone held off Cranberry, 76-64.

Junior Dan Callen scored a game-high 22 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, upping his career total to 996.

Callen was one of four Lions to reach double figures.

Noah Rankin added 16 points, Taylor Smith 16 and Ian Callen 11.

Brendan Zerbe paced Cranberry with 19 points. Evan Lutz added 17 and Caleb McCandless 10.

C-L led 18-13 at the end of the first quarter and 40-30 at halftime.

CLARION 76, FOREST AREA 42

CLARION, Pa. – Clarion led visiting Forest Area by just three points after the first quarter but pulled away from there for a 76-42 rout of the Fires.
The Bobcats 19-16 at the end of the first quarter but outscored Forest Area 57-26 after than.

Jonathan Smith led Clarion with 26 points and was the lone Bobcat in double figures.

Nic Smail paced the Fires with 20 points.

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