KSAC roundup

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Clarion 67, Forest Area 18

CLARION - Clarion's Kaitlyn Constantino took a pass from Jordan Best and drained a two-point basket to go over the 1,000-point plateau in the Bobcats' 67-18 win over Forest Area in KSAC crossover play Jan. 9.

Constantino finished with 22 points on the night while also making six steals and pulling down five rebounds.

Constantino became the seventh Clarion girls' basketball player to reach the 1,000-point milestone.

Best amassed 12 points, five steals, four rebounds and three assists for Clarion while Evelyn Lerch contributed seven points.

North Clarion 62, Karns City 9

FRILLS CORNERS North Clarion's Mackenzie Bauer scored a game-high 15 points to help the Wolves cruise to a 62-9 win over visiting Karns City in a KSAC crossover Jan. 10.

Haley Sherman followed with 14 points for North Clarion while Abby Gatesman and Gabby Schmader each bucketed nine points each.

Keystone 54, Union 31

RIMERSBURG - Keystone's Emily Lauer and Jozee Weaver combined for 30 points to help the visiting Panthers to a 54-31 win over Union in KSAC non-league play Jan. 10.

Lauer finished with 18 points while Weaver deposited 12 points.

Natalie Bowser added eight points for Keystone while Danae Hurrelbrink posted seven points.

Dominika Logue finished with 14 points for the Golden Damsels while Keira Croyle posted seven points.

Redbank Valley 59, Forest Area 13

TIONESTA Redbank Valley's Tara Hinderliter drained seven 3-pointers tying a school record on the way to 29 points helping the visiting Bulldogs to a 59-13 win over Forest Area in a KSAC cross division clash Jan. 10.

Karlee Shoemaker added nine points for the Bulldogs while Lauren Smith chimed in with seven points.

Clarion 59, Venango Catholic 14

OIL CITY Clarion's Kaitlyn Constantino scored a game-high 18 points to help the visiting Bobcats to a 59-14 win over Venango Catholic in KSAC crossover play Jan. 10.

Jordan Best had a double-double for Clarion scoring 16 points while pulling down 12 rebounds.

The Bobcats' Payton Simko chimed in with nine points.

Moniteau 61, Clarion-Limestone 21

CLARION TWP. - Visiting Moniteau jumped out to a 19-6 first quarter lead on the way to a 61-21 win over Clarion-Limestone in KSAC crossover play Jan. 10.

Frances Milliron paced the Lions with nine points.

Cranberry 41, A-C Valley 29

FOXBURG Visiting Cranberry held off an A-C Valley comeback with a 13-7 fourth quarter scoring edge on the way to a 41-29 win over A-C Valley in KSAC non-division play Jan. 10.

The Falcons' Baylee Blauser scored a game-high 14 points while Mia Sherman and Rachel Cullen each contributed six points.

Keystone 58, Clarion-Limestone 31

KNOX Keystone's Jozee Weaver totaled a game-high 15 points to help the Panthers to a 58-31 win over visiting Clarion-Limestone in KSAC non-league action Jan. 8.

Emily Lauer added 14 points for Keystone while Maddie Dunlap deposited 12 points. The Panthers' Natalie Bowser chimed in with eight boards and four points.

Frances Milliron and Sydney Simpson each totaled eight points for the Lions while Janelle Pezzuti posted seven points.

Redbank Valley 63, A-C Valley 33

FOXBURG Redbank Valley's Alivia Huffman bucketed a game-high 20 points to help the visiting Bulldogs to a 63-33 win over A-C Valley in KSAC crossover play.

Huffman had 13 of her 20 points in the third quarter.

Redbank Valley's Tara Hinderliter followed with 15 points while Lauren Smith had seven points. The Bulldogs' Claire Clouse and Megan Gourley each scored six points.

Rachel Cullen led the Falcons with 12 points while Andrea Meals scored 11 and Baylee Blauser contributed eight points.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Clarion 83, Venango Catholic 29

CLARION Clarion had four players score in double-digits as the Bobcats downed visiting Venango Catholic 83-29 in a KSAC non-division tilt Jan. 10.

Cal German led the way for Clarion with 25 points and had eight rebounds while Nick Frederick posted 17 points.

Skylar Rhoades contributed 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Bobcats while Christian Simko posted 11 points. Clarion's Hunter Craddock posted 10 rebounds and six points.

A-C Valley 55, Cranberry 50

SENECA A-C Valley's Broc Weigle drained three 3-pointers in the pivotal second quarter on the way to 11 points to help the visiting Falcons to a 55-50 win over Cranberry in a KSAC non-division clash Jan. 10.

Eddie Stevanus had a double-double for A-C Valley totaling 16 points and 12 rebounds while Eli Penny posted 10 points. The Falcons' Levi Orton finished the night with 11 rebounds and nine points.

Clarion-Limestone 71, Moniteau 51

WEST SUNBURY Clarion-Limestone's Deion Deas totaled a game-high 28 points to help the visiting Lions to a 71-51 win over Moniteau in a KSAC crossover Jan. 10.

Hayden Callen followed with 18 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals and three blocks for C-L while Mitch Knepp posted 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

Redbank Valley 72, Forest Area 69

TIONESTA Redbank Valley's Landon Pence netted a game-high 20 points to help the visiting Bulldogs to a 72-69 win over Forest Area in a KSAC non-division matchup Jan. 10.

Bryson Bain added 19 points for Redbank Valley while Declan Fricko and Owen Magagnotti contributed 13 and 12 points, respectively.

Karns City 51, North Clarion 40

KARNS CITY Karns City outscored visiting North Clarion 20-3 in the fourth quarter to rally from a 37-31 deficit on the way to a 51-40 win over the Wolves in a KSAC non-division tilt Jan. 10.

Devon Walters led the Wolves with 12 points while Matson Higgins contributed 10 points.

A-C Valley 69, Redbank Valley 52

FOXBURG A-C Valley's duo of Levi Orton and Eli Penny combined for 38 points as the Falcons downed visiting Redbank Valley 69-52 in a KSAC crossover Jan. 8.

Orton scored a game-high 21 points while pulling down 17 rebounds and dishing out five assists. Penny totaled 17 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals.

A-C Valley's Eddie Stevanus had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds while Tanner Merwin had nine points and seven steals.

Chris Marshall had 18 points for the Bulldogs while Bryson Bain had 16 points.

Union 64, Karns City 61 (OT)

RIMERSBURG Union's Caden Rainey drilled a three-quarter court shot at the first overtime buzzer to give the Golden Knights a 64-61 win over visiting Karns City in KSAC crossover play Jan. 8.

Rainey finished with a team-high 24 points and had six rebounds.

Union's Luke Bowser posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards while Truman Vereb finished with nine points and 12 rebounds.

Punxsutawney 57, A-C Valley 54

PUNXSUTAWNEY Visiting A-C Valley got a game-high 17 points from Levi Orton but it wasn't enough as the Falcons fell to Punxsutawney 57-54 in a non-conference tilt Jan. 9.

Eddie Stevanus added a double-double for the Falcons amassing 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Eli Penny and Cole Dehart each had eight points for A-C Valley.

WRESTLING

Redbank Valley 51, Ridgway 21

RIDGWAY Visiting Redbank Valley won just three of six contested bouts but took home six forfeit wins on the way to a 51-21 win over Ridgway in a wrestling tilt between District 9 foes.

The Bulldogs Ethan Wiant (145) and Coltin Bartley (182) each recorded a pin while Kobe Bonanno won a 3-0 decision at 285.

Recording forfeits for Redbank Valley were Cole Bish (106), Ridge Cook (113), Alex Carlson (120), Kris Shaffer (138), Aiden Gardner (195) and Ray Shreckengost (220).