Bobcats Boys’ Fine Basketball Season Comes To A Close With Loss To Lions (02/24/17)

The Clarion Area Boys Basketball Team saw there fine season end on Wednesday (February 22nd) with a 64-45 District Nine Class-AA Quarterfinal loss to the Clarion-Limestone Lions, at Tippin Gymnasium.

Bobcat senior Ty Burford shooting a free throw

The Bobcats hung tough in the first quarter. They were down by just one at 8-7, before the Lions went on an 8-2 run to end the quarter with a 16-9 lead. The second and third quarters saw the teams play fairly even, with C-L holding a 12-10 edge, in the second period to lead 28-19 at halftime, and a 14-12 edge in the third to lead 42-31.

A 22-14 Lions advantage in the fourth set the final at 65-45.

Cam Craig led the Bobcats with twelve points. Ty Burford had 8 points and eight rebounds. Spencer Miller and Reed Anthony followed with nine points.

Dan Callen led the Lions with twenty-three points.

Congratulations to Coach Quinn and his players and staff on a fine season!!!! And best wishes to the seniors who played their last game for the Orange and Black, Ty Burford, Ceventh Lynch-Skunda, Reed Anthony, Ryan Anthony and Victor Stahlman!!!!