LaVan Hits Five Threes to Lead Keystone Boys Past Saegertown

| January 22, 2019


SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (D9Sports) – Brooks LaVan hit five 3-pointers on his way to 15 points, as Keystone gave head coach Greg Heath his 599th career win with a 63-48 road victory over Saegertown.

(Photo: Keystone’s Brooks LaVan takes a 3-pointer during Monday’s game at Saegertown. LaVan hit five 3’s in the Keystone victory. Photo by Mary Rearick)

Troy Johnson added 11 points for the well-balanced Panthers who also got nine points from Dawson Steele and eight apiece from Isaak Jones and Luke Hurrelbrink.

Eli Draa paced Saegertown with 12 points with Max Fuller chipping in 11 and Raef Rhoades and Ryan Sherry 10 apiece.

Heath, who is 599-277 in his 35th season at Keystone, will go for win No. 600 when the Panthers play host to Venango Catholic Wednesday.

NORTH CLARION 53, MONITEAU 39

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Overcoming a slow start, North Clarion stayed unbeaten with a 53-39 road win over Moniteau.

The Wolves trailed 7-4 after a quarter of play but outscored the Warriors 16-9 in the second quarter to take a 20-16 halftime lead. They then expanded the advantage to 35-27 after three quarters.

Korey Mills paced North Clarion with 14 points with Kyle Mills adding nine points and eight rebounds and Logan Minich and Tyler McCord-Wolbert seven points each.

Gage Neal tied for game-high honors with 14 points for Moniteau with Ethan McDeavitt adding 11 tallies and Tyler McFadden seven.

KARNS CITY 75, FOREST AREA 33

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Austin Fahlor netted 21 points and collected seven rebounds in a 75-33 home win for Karns City over Forest Area.

Chase Beighley added 15 points and six assists for the Gremlins with Nathan Waltman scoring 13 points and hauling down nine rebounds.

Franklin Meals scored 12 points to pace Forest Area with Aiden Quinn adding eight tallies. Noah Burke had a game-high 10 rebounds to go with five points.

GIRLS

SLIPPERY ROCK 73, MONITEAU 29

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Emma McDermott was one of four Slippery Rock players in double digits with a game-high 19 points, as the Lady Rockets defeated visiting Moniteau, 73-29.

Maryann Ackerman added 14 points, Hallie Raabe chipped in with 12 tallies and Anna Kadlubek had 11 points.

Kristin Auvil paced Moniteau with 10 points with Aslyn Pry adding six points and 10 rebounds and Haley Pry seven tallies.

MERCER 39, UNION 33

MERCER, Pa. – Darby Miller scored 13 points to lead Mercer to a 39-33 win over visiting Union.

Mackenzie Baker added 11 tallies in the win.

Hailey Kriebel paced Union with 11 points with Dominika Logue adding seven and Marli Hawk six on a pair of 3-pointers.


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