D9Sports.com Boys’ High School Basketball Recaps: Sloan’s 28 Leads DuBois Over Punxsutawney

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DUBOIS 68, PUNXSUTAWNEY 64

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Zach Sloan started strong then finished strong to help DuBois knock off Punxsutawney, 68-64, in D9 League action at Punxsy.

Sloan finished with a game-high 28 points and scored 24 of them in the first and fourth quarters combined.

He had 11 tallies in a critical fourth quarter for the Beavers, who trailed by two, 52-50, going to the quarter but outscored the Chucks 18-12 to get the win.

Sloan also scored 13 points in the first quarter to stake DuBois to a 20-12 lead at the end of one.

But Punxsutawney fought back in the second quarter outscoring the visitors 20-11 to take a 32-31 halftime lead.

Nick Labrasca kept the Beavers in the game in the third quarter scoring 11 of his 13 points in the quarter.

John Oberlin added 12 tallies for DuBois on four 3-pointers. Bradyn Schwabenbauer chipped in 11 rebounds to go with five points.

Devin Kelly led Punxsy with 15 points. Brandon Matthews and Ethan Riley each added 13.

BROCKWAY 56, CURWENSVILLE 27

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Brockway used a balanced scoring attack to top Curwensville, 56-27, in AML play at Brockway.

Quade Lundberg led the Rovers with 12 points. He was one of 11 Brockway players to score. Jake Wineberg chipped in 10 points and Corey Carr nine.

RJ Olson scored 12 to pace the Golden Tide.

ST. MARYS 79, BROOKVILLE 64

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Jeff Wehler and Brady Bauer poured in a combined 40 points to lead St. Marys to a 79-64 win over visiting Brookville in D9 League action.

Wehler had 21 points to lead the Dutch with Bauer adding 19. Matt Marconi chipped in nine for St. Marys.

Jimmy Moore led all scorers with 27 points for Brookville while hitting five 3-pointers. Kurt Schindler added 14 points.

RIDGWAY 32, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 28, 2 overtimes

DUBOIS, Pa. – Ridgway outscored DuBois Central Catholic 4-0 in the second overtime to take home and ugly but effective, 32-28, road win in AML play.

After decent first half that saw Ridgway lead 21-16, the Elkers scored just five points in the second half allowing the Cardinals to rally to tie the game at 26-all at the end of regulation.

Both teams scored two points in the opening overtime before Ridgway won second overtime.

Andy Breier led the Elkers with 10 points with Justin Kasmierski  adding eight and Jeremy Breier seven

Christian LaParne paced everyone with 22 points for DCC.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 72, REDBANK VALLEY 36

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Noah Rankin, Dan Callen and Taylor Smith all scored in double digits, as Clarion-Limestone invoked the Mercy Rule while beating visiting Redbank Valley, 72-36, in KSAC Crossover play.

Rankin led the Lions with 15 points, while Callen and Smith each added 13. Ian Callen chipped in nine.

Dalton Dougherty led Redbank Valley with 16 points, but C-L held Redbank Valley’s leading scorer Sam Heeter to just two points, on a fourth-quarter basket.

 

 

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