Local High School Boys’ Basketball Roundup: Matthews Records Double-Double in Punxsy Win

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) – Brandon Matthews recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to help Punxsutawney hold off visiting Homer-Center, 62-53.

Jake Horner added 14 points for the Chucks, who also got 13 from Devin Kelly.


DUBOIS, Pa. – Dan Stauffer scored 17 points to lead visiting Elk County Catholic to a 75-50 road D9 League win over DuBois.

Gabe Kraus added 13 points for the unbeaten Crusaders, who led 20-9 at the end of the first quarter, while Ryan Newton chipped in 12 points, Nate DaCanal 10 and Erick Mader and Frank Singer nine each.

Bryce Bright had a career-best 17 points for DuBois, while Nick LaBrasca added 16 points and Kenny Garvey 10.


TIONESTA, Pa. – Dan McQuaide scored 16 points to help Cranberry to its first win of the season 47-35 over Forest Area at West Forest.

Andrew Gunn and Cameron Dougherty each added eight points for the Berries.

Seth Berlin had another big night for Forest Area with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Dillon DiCorpo chipped in seven points for the Fires.


STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Led by Dan Callen’s game-high 22 points, Clarion-Limestone had five players reach double digits in a 90-37 blowout win over visiting Venango Catholic in KSAC North action.

Ian Callen chipped in with 15 points for the Lions, who led 61-22 at halftime, while Chris Callen-Deal had a career-high 14 points, freshman Deion Deas 13 tallies and Sam Leadbetter 10. Dan Callen added nine rebounds, while Callen-Deal and Ian Callen each had six boards.

Tim Wagner paced Venango Catholic with 13 points with Hunter Lancaster adding nine for the Vikings.

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