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Boys Basketball: Bobcats Down Wolves Behind Verdill, Simko and German

(Photo by Mindi Verdill) Tip-off at North Clarion

The Clarion Area Boys Basketball Team traveled to North Clarion on Thursday and came away with a 92-65 win over the Wolves.

Leading the way were Beau Verdill, with 26 points, and Christian Simko and Cal German who were just off Verdill’s pace with twenty-four apiece.

Hunter Craddock added ten points. Dawson Smail and Aiden Quinn added 6 points and three points respectively.

The Bobcats held a 33-12 lead, after one period. With a 19-17 North Clarion edge in the second, the Cats led 50-31 at the half. The Wolves had an 18-16 advantage in the third, giving Clarion a 66-49 lead heading into the final stanza, where the Cats held a 26-16 edge, to set the final.

Aiden Hartle led the Wolves with a game-high twenty-seven points. Collin Schmader followed with 10 points and Dylan Walters had eight.

The Bobcats, now 2-1, will host Punxsutawney on Monday (January, 18th).

(Good work, Bobcats!!!!)

(Thanks to Mindi Verdill for the photo.)