DuBois Central Catholic Stops Golden Tide, 64-55

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DUBOIS – DuBois Central Catholic (DCC) gained a season split in boys basketball action with the Curwensville Golden Tide Monday night in DuBois, 64-55.

Earlier this season, in Curwensville, the Tide beat the Cardinals 63-55.

The win for the Cardinals was its fourth straight and gives DCC an overall mark of 11-4 on the 2013-14 campaign. Curwensville drops to 7-6 on the year.

The teams played evenly through the first 16 minutes, as at the break, it was all tied at 30-30.

The second half was different though as DCC outscored Curwensville in each period,14-10 and 20-15, to grab the victory.

DCC junior guard Dane Aucker had a huge night, leading all scorers with 29 points.  Aucker had five three-pointers on the evening.

Timmy Kentoski helped the DCC offense with 12 points.

Curwensville had three players in double figures with Tanner Elensky hitting for 19, Brett Gardner with 16 and Kyle Johns adding 10.  All three are seniors.

Gardner had four treys, while Elensky had three from beyond the arc.

DuBois Central Catholic had an enormous margin in free throw attempts, making 22 of 35 while the Golden Tide hit two of six.

In the junior varsity battle the Cardinals also won, 43-30, over the young Golden Tide.

The Tide are on their home court Wednesday night to take on the Glendale Vikings, with junior varsity action starting at 6 pm and the varsity to immediately follow.

On January 16 the Vikings edged the Golden Tide in overtime 56-55 at Glendale.

Listen to Curwensville-Glendale boys basketball Wednesday night on WOKW-FM, 102.9, with the pre-game show beginning at 7:15 pm.

CURWENSVILLE –  55

Brett Gardner 6 0-0 16,  Kyle Johns 4 2-6 10,  Tanner Elensky 8 0-0 19,  Alex Olson 1 0-0 2,  Austin Jacobson 1 0-0 2,  Jason Thorp 0 0-0 0,  Jake Terry 1 0-0 2,  Alex Hill 0 0-0 0,  Nathan Kurtz 1 0-0 2,  Bryce McClure 1 0-0 2, TOTALS  –   23   2-6   55.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC –  64

Christian LaParne 1 5-6 7,  Timmy Kentoski 6 0-6 12,  Ayden Hanes 1 2-4 4,  Dane Aucker 8 8-9 29,  Dom Goldbach 1 4-4 6,  Ryan Anderson 1 1-2 4,  Nick Szczerba 0 0-0 0, Joey Varishetti 0 0-0 0,  Duncan Park 0 1-2 1, Ben Trinkley 0 1-2 1, TOTALS  –  18  22-35  64.

THREE-POINTERS:  Gardner 4,  Elensky 3,  Aucker 5,  Anderson

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

CURWENSVILLE 20 10 10 15 55

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 19 11 14 20 64

Golden Tide Scoreboard:

Date Opponent Score Record
12/06 MO VALLEY ppd. 0 – 0
12/09 @ Clearfield 56 – 38 1 – 0
12/10 BROCKWAY 54 – 51 2 – 0
12/13 @ Ridgway 25 – 46 2 – 1
12/16 WEST BRANCH 63 – 52 3 – 1
12/19 @ Harmony 68 – 31 4 – 1
12/20 @ Kane 47 – 54 ot 4 – 2
01/03 DUBOIS CENTRAL 63 – 55 5 – 2
01/08 @ Mo Valley 61 – 44 6 – 2
01/14 @ Elk County 38 – 67 6 – 3
01/16 @ Glendale 55 – 56 ot 6 – 4
01/21 RIDGWAY 41 – 56 6 – 5
01/24 @ Brockway 51 – 41 7 – 5
01/27 @ DuBois Central 55 – 64 7 – 6
01/29 GLENDALE
01/31 JOHNSONBURG
02/04 @ Sheffield
02/05 ST. JOE’S ACADEMY
02/07 KANE
02/08 MO VALLEY
02/10 HARMONY
02/12 @ West Branch
02/14 CLEARFIELD

THREE-POINTERS:  Gardner 4,  Elensky 3,  Aucker 5,  Anderson

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