Boys’ Basketball: Oil City Topples Brookville

| January 30, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. (D9Sports) – Behind 20 Luke Homer points, Oil City beat visiting Brookville, 72-63.

DeMarco Francis added 15 tallies for the Oilers while Hunter Haun scored 13 points and Cameron Muir 12.

Aaron Park tallied a game-best 21 points for Brookville with Jack Krug adding 16 and Jace Miner 14.

CLARION 65, VENANGO CATHOLIC 52

OIL CITY, Pa. – Cal German had a career-high 35 points to lead Clarion to a 65-52 win over Venango Catholic in KSAC North action.

Nick Frederick also contributed to the Bobcat offense with 15 tallies.

Ben Gillispie and Andrew Burda stuffed the stat sheet for Venango Catholic on the offensive end with the duo each posting 19 points. Gillispie also grabbed 12 rebounds to capture a double-double and Burda was not far behind his teammate with nine boards.

NORTH CLARION 75, CRANBERRY 38

SENECA, Pa. – Bouncing back from its first loss of the season Monday, North Clarion rolled to a 75-38 road win over Cranberry in KSAC North action.

Kyle Mills scored a game-high 20 points to go with six rebounds for the Wolves with Sam and Logan Minich each adding 14 points. Sam Minich also had six assists. Korey Mills chipped in with 13 points, and Tyler McCord-Wolbert had six points and six rebounds.

Zac Kiefer and Daniel Fisher each scored eight points for Cranberry.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 107, FOREST AREA 42

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Scoring 79 first-half points, Clarion-Limestone scored the most points in District 9 in 17 years in a 107-42 win over visiting Forest Area.

The Lions led 79-17 at halftime after scoring 36 first-quarter point and 43 second-quarter tallies.

Hayden Callen led C-L with 29 points, 24 in the first half including 16 in the second quarter. Ian Callen had a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds scoring 21 points before halftime. Deion Deas netted 15 of his 17 points before the break while Mitch Knepp added 14 points and Curvin Goheen nine points and 10 rebounds.

Jonah Spuck paced Forest Area with 12 points with Franklin Meals adding 11.

The 107 points are the most scored in a District 9 game since C-L put up 109 in a 109-55 win over A-C Valley Jan. 25, 2002. It marked the ninth 100-point game in District 9 since the 2001 season and the third for the Lions, who also beat Forest Area 103-64 last year.


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