Franklin Boys Beat George Junior; Forest Area Gets First Win; Oil City also in Victory Lane

| January 11, 2018


FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Preston Morgan exploded for 35 points and 10 rebounds to help Franklin to a 79-68 win over visiting George Junior Republic.

(Photo: Preston Morgan, Franklin)

Brandon Johnson also had a double-double for the Knights with 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Tyus Wood also scored 19 for Franklin.

VENANGO CATHOLIC 49, TIDIOUTE CHARTER 32

OIL CITY, Pa. – Josh Puleo and Parker Slagle combined for 35 points to help Venango Catholic to a 49-32 win over visiting Tidioute Charter.

Puleo led the Vikings with 18 points with Slagle adding 17.

Jared Veasey had 16 points to pace Tidioute Charter.

OIL CITY 49, SLIPPERY ROCK 39

OIL CITY, Pa. – Behind 17 Luke Homer points, Oil City topped visiting Slippery Rock, 49-39.

Hunter Haun added eight points for the Oilers with Nick Wherthey leading Slippery Rock with 13 tallies.

FOREST AREA 63, REDBANK VALLEY 56

TIONESTA, Pa. – Seth Berlin had 29 points and 22 rebounds to give Forest Area its first win of the season and the first for first-year head coach Dan Miller, 63-56, over visiting Redbank Valley at West Forest High School.

Jared Kahle added 16 points and three steals with Dillon DiCorpo chipping in six points and seven steals for the Fires. Franklin Meals also had seven tallies.

Keaton Kahle paced Redbank Valley with 17 points with Ethan Hetrick adding 15 points and Nick Smith 12.


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