ST. MARYS — After trailing by just three points at the half, Brockway was outscored 51-19 in the second half as it was defeated 79-44 by Coudersport in the District 9 Class 2A Quarterfinals at St. Marys Tuesday.
After thrilling victories in each of the first two rounds, Ridgway is set to battle Our Lady of Sacred Heart (OLSH) in the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals Saturday at Oil City High School at 2:30 p.m.
DuBOIS — A three-pointer by Jake Reynolds and a pair of late-game defensive stops helped Ridgway secure a 38-36 victory over Wilmington in the PIAA Class 2A second round Wednesday at DuBois.
SLIPPERY ROCK — Elk County Catholic was unable to maintain a 10-point three-quarter lead, as it was defeated 63-57 by Vincentian Academy in the second round of the PIAA Class A playoffs at Slippery Rock University Tuesday.
After coming from behind to beat Sewickley Academy in the opening round of the PIAA Class 2A playoffs, Ridgway will now take on Wilmington in the second round Wednesday at DuBois at 6 p.m.
With just three Tri-County Area teams advancing to the PIAA second round, two hail from Class A on the boys side in Elk County Catholic and Clarion-Limestone.
The Allegheny Mountain League released its boys and girls all-star basketball teams for the 2018-19 season Tuesday.
BROOKVILLE — Johnsonburg was on the verge of doing what no Ramette basketball squad had done in four decades — win a District 9 title — but North Clarion spoiled that party Thursday night with a thrilling 43-41 victory to capture its third straight Class A crown.
ST. MARYS — Ridgway outscored Coudersport by eight in the fourth quarter, as Zack Zameroski hit the game-winning shot in the closing seconds and the Elkers secured a thrilling 52-50 victory to claim the District 9 Class AA title at St. Marys High School Thursday.
CLARION — Korey Mills hit a driving layup with 55 seconds remaining to provide what turnED out to be the winning score as North Clarion defeated Clarion-Limestone, 42-40, in a District 9 Class A semifinal game Wednesday at Clarion High School.