District 9 Class 2A Boys’ Quarterfinals Get Underway Tuesday

| February 19, 2019


RIMERSBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – The District 9 Class 2A boys’ basketball playoffs get underway Tuesday with four quarterfinal contests.

(Photo: 2,000-point scorer Owen Chambers leads the top-seeded Coudersport Falcons into the D9 2A playoffs Tuesday against Brockway. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)

NO. 8 BROCKWAY VS. NO. 1 COUDERSPORT

When and Where: 7:30 p.m. at St. Marys High School
Winner Gets: Winner of Redbank Valley vs. Karns City game
Records: Brockway 8-14, Coudersport 21-1
Brockway Leading Scorers: Alec Freemer (15.9 ppg), Zane Puhala (12.5 ppg), Jon Wood (10.5 ppg)
Coudersport Leading Scorers: Owen Chambers (31.5 ppg), Hayden Keck (14.7 ppg)
Last District 9 Title: Brockway 2013 in 2A; Coudersport 2018 in 2A
Notes: Coudersport has won two D9 titles in a row and has been to a D9 title game in three straight games … Chambers has scored 2,131 career points and is 125 shy of the D9 record of 2,255 set by Johnsonburg’s Calvin Grumley in 2007.

NO. 7 CLARION VS. NO. 2 RIDGWAY
When and Where: 7:30 p.m.
Winner Gets: Winner of Smethport vs. Keystone game
Records: Clarion 11-11, Ridgway 21-3
Clarion Leading Scorers: Cal German (19.5 ppg), Nick Frederick (13.1 ppg)
Ridgway Leading Scorers: Jake Reynolds (11.8 ppg), Will Thompson (11.5 ppg), Matt Dush (9.7 ppg), Daunte Allegretto (9.0 ppg)
Last District 9 Title: Clarion 2003 in 1A; Ridgway 2014 in 1A

NO. 6 SMETHPORT VS. NO. 3 KEYSTONE
When and Where: 7:30 p.m. at Kane High School
Winner Gets: Winner of Clarion vs. Ridgway game
Records: Smethport 11-11, Keystone 16-6
Smethport Leading Scorers: Caleb Lutz (11.0 ppg), Conner Alfieri (8.9 ppg), Ian Woodruff (8.1 ppg), Eric Szarowicz (7.1 ppg)
Keystone Leading Scorers: Troy Johnson (11.5 ppg), Isaak Jones (9.9 ppg), Dawson Steele (9.3 ppg), Andrew Lauer (8.0 ppg)
Last District 9 Title: Smethport 2012 in 2A; Keystone 2006 in 2A

NO. 5 REDBANK VALLEY VS. NO. 4 KARNS CITY
When and Where: 7 p.m. at Union High School
Winner Gets: Winner of Brockway vs. Coudersport game
Records: Redbank Valley 13-9; Karns City 15-7
Redbank Valley Leading Scorers: Nick Smith (15.0 ppg), Keaton Kahle (13.2 ppg), Chris Marshall (12.0 ppg)
Karns City Leading Scorers: Nathan Waltman (14.6 ppg), Chase Beighley (14.1 ppg), Austin Fahlor (12.0 ppg)
Last District 9 Title:
Notes: Karns City won the last two Class 3A titles before moving down to 2A this year … This is the third meeting of the year between these KSAC South rivals. The teams split with each winning on the other’s home court. Karns City won at Redbank Valley, 83-59, Dec. 12 while Redbank Valley won at Karns City, 64-55, at Karns City Jan. 25.


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