Wednesday’s High School Basketball Roundup: A-C Valley Boys Rally to Victory

| January 12, 2017

FOXBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – Venango Catholic came to Foxburg and took an 18-11 first quarter lead before the homestanding A-C Valley Falcons responded by outscoring the visitors 31-14 in the next two quarters to take control on their way to a 58-48 win.

Russell Carr had a good game for A-C Valley, scoring 21 points. Kody Wolfe had 17 and Joe Manculich added eight points.

The Vikings were led by Tim Wagner’s 15 points. Hunter Lancaster scored 11 and Ben Gillispie added nine.

KEYSTONE 62, CRANBERRY 27

SENECA, Pa. — The Keystone Panthers jumped out to a 19-4 first quarter lead and never looked back in an easy win, 62-27, at Cranberry.

It was 30-10 at halftime and 55-20 after three.

Corey Rapp led the Panthers with 15 points while Nate Wingard added 11 and Austin Ion scored 10.

Dan McQuaide led the Berries with 12 points.

REDBANK VALLEY 58, FOREST AREA 45

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Nick Smith hit four 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 20 points, as Redbank Valley rallied from a point down at halftime to knock off visiting Forest Area, 58-45.

Smith hit all three of his long bombs in the second half and scored 18 of his 20 points after halftime to help the Bulldogs outscored the Fires 37-23 in the half after trailing 22-21 at the break.

Adrian Daniels chipped in nine points for Redbank who also got eight points apiece from Ethan Hetrick and Brock Barrett.

Seth Berlin had another double-double for Forest Area with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Dillon DiCorpo chipped in 12 points.

CLARION 57, MONITEAU 49

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Reed Anthony and Ty Burford combined to score 25 points, as visiting Clarion held off Moniteau for a 57-49 win.

Anthony netted a team-high 13 points for the Bobcats, who built a 30-16 halftime lead, while Burford chipped in 12. Austin Hummell added nine, Ryan Anthony eight and Cam Craig seven for Clarion.

Lake Pry had a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace Moniteau, who also got 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists from Jake Jewart.

GIRLS

MONITEAU 69, CLARION 36

CLARION, Pa. – It was a rough night for the host Clarion Lady Cats as Moniteau dominated from the very beginning, outscoring Clarion 22-5 in the opening eight minutes on its way to the 69-36 win.

The Lady Warriors led 40-17 at halftime.

Kristina DeMatteis and Alazia Greaves each scored 21 points for Moniteau. Greaves also had six assists. Emma Blair also played well with eight rebounds and four blocked shots.

Wendy Beveridge led Clarion with 18 points and Alexis Constantino added 13.

REDBANK VALLEY 57, FOREST AREA 29

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lexi Holt exploded for 25 points and 10 steals to lead Redbank Valley to a 57-29 win over visiting Forest Area.

Macy King chipped in with eight points and 14 rebounds with Kera Fink contributing 14 points, five steals and three assists and Alyssa Wiant seven points and nine rebounds.
Makiya Belloti, Bianca Hetrick and Jaycee Redick each score five points to top Forest Area.


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