Friday’s High School Boys’ Basketball Roundup: Kelly, Matthews Key Punxsy Win at Bradford

basketball-photoBRADFORD, Pa. (D9Sports) – Devin Kelly and Brandon Matthews combined for 35 points, as visiting Punxsutawney picked up a 56-47 D9 League win over Bradford.

Kelly led the Chucks, who were 16 of 22 from the free-throw line, with 18 points with Matthews adding 17.

Bradford led 23-21 at halftime before Punxsy used a 14-6 third-quarter run to take the lead.

Tyler Gigliotti and Adam Boyer each scored 13 points to pace Bradford, while Danny Manion had 12 rebounds.

SHEFFIELD 45, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 27

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Austin Simmer had 11 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to help Sheffield to a 45-27 AML victory over visiting DuBois Central Catholic.

Drew Higby also scored 11 points for the Wolverines, while Roger Dunham added 10.

Noah Pettenati and Justin Miknis led DCC with seven points each.

KANE 61, CURWENSVILLE 41

KANE, Pa. – Andrew Bucheit scored 28 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, as Kane rebounded from a blowout loss at Brookville earlier in the week to top visiting Curwensville, 61-41, in AML action.

Keaton Rounsville chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Wolves.

Zach Marshall paced Curwensville with 15 points.

CLEARFIELD 67, HUNTINGDON 54

CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Tommy Hazel had 15 points, 14 rebounds, two steals and a block and was one of four Clearfield players in double digits, as the Bison beat visiting Huntingdon, 67-54.

Evan Brown led Clearfield with 19 points while adding six rebounds and six assists. Will Myers chipped in 15 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists and Dave McKenzie had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Jonathan Price had a game-high 21 points for Huntingdon with Nick Rigby adding 20.

KEYSTONE 62, FOREST AREA 37

TIONESTA, Pa. – Corey Rapp led a balanced Keystone attack with 13 points, as the visiting Panthers topped Forest Area, 62-37, at West Forest.

Austin Ion added 11 points for Keystone with Dalton Jones chipping in 10 and Tanner Wilson and Nate Wingard eight each.

Seth Berlin had a game-high 25 points to go with 10 rebounds and four steals for Forest Area.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 81, MONITEAU 71

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Dan Callen scored nine of his team-high 25 points in the fourth quarter, and Deion Deas added eight of his 15 points in the final eight minutes to help visiting Clarion-Limestone pull away from Moniteau, 81-71.

The Lions, who led 37-34 at halftime, held a 51-50 lead going to the fourth quarter but behind Deas and Dan Callen outscored Moniteau 30-21 in the frame.

Christian Smith and Ian Callen each added 12 points for C-L with Julian Laugand chipping in 11 including going 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter.

Lake Pry continued his phenomenal season for Moniteau with 35 points and 10 rebounds. It was Pry’s second 35-point game of the season – he had a career-best 37 in the opener – and it marked the seventh time in the last eight games he has reached at least 20 points.

Jared Lominski added 12 points for Moniteau with Jake Jewart chipping in 11 points.


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