Punxsy Works Overtime to Beat Brookville in Boys’ Action

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Holding Brookville to four points over the final 12 minutes, Punxsutawney rallied for a 52-47 overtime win in D9 League action.

The Chucks trailed the Raiders 43-36 after three quarters, but outscored the hosts 16-4 the rest of the way, including an 8-2 advantage in overtime.

Brandon Matthews led the Chucks with 12 points and 13 rebounds while Jacob Weaver scored 11 points.

Bryan Dworek had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Raiders. Colton Singleton scored nine points. Jimmy Moore had seven points and 11 rebounds while Aaron Park finished with four points, 14 rebounds and five assists.

CLARION 69, CLARION-LIMESTONE 56

CLARION, Pa. – Clarion used a 10-0 that lasted from the end of the third quarter into the start of the fourth to beat rival and visiting Clarion-Limestone, 69-56.

The win earned the Bobcats a share of the KSAC North title, although C-L goes to the KSAC title game because of a tiebreaker. It also means a rematch in the opening round of the District 9 Class 2A playoffs.

Clarion led 45-43 with 1:34 to play in the third quarter before going on an 8-0 run to end the quarter punctuated by a Ryan Anthony 3-pointer just before the horn. Austin Hummell then scored at the start of the fourth quarter to put the Bobcats up 12.

Hummell led Clarion with 16 points. Ty Burford added 14 points and Cam Craig 13.

Hummell talked about the win.

Dan Callen led all scorers with 30 points for C-L. Julian Laugand added nine points.

NORTH CLARION 76, FOREST AREA 53

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Chase Schmader scored 21 points while adding seven assists and four steals on Senior Night, as North Clarion dispatched visiting Forest Area, 76-53, in KSAC North action.

Nathan Banner added 19 points for the Wolves with Keeven Weaver 14 points and nine rebounds.

Seth Berlin 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Fires.

CAMERON COUNTY 53, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 45

DUBOIS, Pa. – Thanks to 16 Derek Rieder points Cameron County picked up a 53-45 road win over DuBois Central Catholic.

Adam Shaffer added 14 points for the Red Raiders with Marcus Brown chipping in 10.

Justin Miknis led DCC with 19 points.


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