Garvey’s Late Three Lifts DuBois Boys Past St. Marys

ST. MARYS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Kenny Garvey connected on a game-winning 3-pointer with 22.4 seconds left to lift visiting DuBois to a 45-44 D9 League win over St. Marys.

Garvey’s triple capped a fourth-quarter comeback for the Beavers, who trailed 37-33 going to the final eight minutes but outscored the Dutch 12-7 in the quarter thanks in part to five points from Bryce Bright.

Nick LaBrasca had a double-double for DuBois with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Garvey added nine points.

Matt Marconi led St. Marys, who was up 27-19 at halftime, with 14 points. Jeff Wehler and Nathan Schneider each scored 10.


BROCKWAY, Pa. – In a game that came down to late free throws, Bradford Nate Higbie hit two with six seconds left to break a 41-all tie, and Brockway’s Jarrett Esposito was only able to connect on one of two with 1.3 seconds to go as the visiting Owls came away with a 43-42 win.

After Higbie’s charity shots put Bradford in the lead, Esposito had a line for a game-tying layup before Adam Boyer stopped him with a foul that was described as “headsy” by head coach Brian Hobbs.

Esposito hit the first free throw but the second one was missed, and Higbie secured the rebound to give Bradford the victory.

Higbie and Tyler Gigliotti led the Owls with 11 points each with Danny Manion adding eight.

Jake Wineberg paced Brockway with 19 points with Carter Adams adding 11.

Brockway’s Quade Lundberg was ejected from the game with 3:44 left in the third quarter.


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Nate DaCanal scored nine of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter to help visiting Elk County Catholic pull away from Punxsutawney, 61-46, to all but end the D9 League race.

The Crusaders, who led by six (38-32) going to the fourth quarter, now hold a two-game lead on Punxsutawney with three games to play and have swept the season series from the Chucks.

Ryan Newton added 11 points for ECC with Devin Kelly leading Punxsutawney with 17. Jacob Weaver chipped in 11 for the Chucks.


JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Ryan Kilhoffer led a trio of Johnsonburg players in double digits with 18 points, and the Rams grabbed a home AML win, 60-31, over Curwensville.

Kasey Raubenstrauch and Drew Akers each added 10 points for the Rams.

Devon Barrett led Curwensville with 10 points.


FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Behind a career-high 37 points as well as 22 rebounds from Dan Callen, visiting Clarion-Limestone beat North Clarion, 77-60, in KSAC North play.

Callen scored 14 of his points in the third quarter to help the Lions take a one-point halftime lead, 31-30, and turn it into a 13-point, 54-41, cushion. He then continued his hot second half with 10 more fourth-quarter tallies.

Christian Smith chipped in 14 points for C-L.

Nathan Banner paced North Clarion with 22 points, Chase Schmader added 14 and Keeven Weaver 12.


TIONESTA, Pa. – Tim Wagner and Noah Puleo combined for 41 points to lead visiting Venango Catholic to a 65-41 win over Forest Area in KSAC North action at West Forest.

Wagner led the Vikings with 21 points with Puleo chipping in 20. Hunter Lancaster also scored 11 for VC.

Seth Berlin had a career-high 30 points to lead all scorers for the Fires while also adding 13 rebounds.


SPRING MILLS, PA. – Will Myers had 28 points, five rebounds and two steals to help Clearfield to a 66-55 Mountain League road win over Penns Valley.

Evan Brown added 19 points and five rebounds for the Bison who also got 14 points and eight boards from Tommy Hazel.

Luke Snyder scored 25 of Penns Valley’s 55 points.

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