Lictus Leads Clymer To Semifinal Berth

CLYMER – Dan Lictus went out in a blaze of glory in his final home appearance for Clymer in the Section 6 Class D quarterfinals on Friday night.

Lictus scored 25 points, grabbed a team-leading eight rebounds and blocked two shots as the Pirates (14-5) prevailed over Global Concepts of Buffalo (6-11), 70-52.

Clymer and Sherman will meet for the third time this year at 7:45 p.m. Monday at Jamestown Community College in the semifinals.

Lictus dominated the first quarter by scoring 12 points to give the Pirates a 16-12 advantage.

Then in the second stanza, the hosts went on a 25-11 run with Matt DeStevens tallying seven points, Tom Heiser and Jake Wiggers six points to take a commanding lead of 41-23.

Wiggers finished with 10 points and with DeStevens had five assists for the Pirates. Lictus and DeStevens had four steals as well.

Randy Golda sank 21 points, Freddy Searles 14 points and Steve Hebert 13 for the Gators.

GLOBAL CONCEPTS (52)

Searles 4 5 14, Golda 9 3 21, Hebert 6 0 13, Wikczewski 1 0 2, Saeed 1 0 2, Jackson 0 0 0, Mosee 0 0 0. Totals 21 8 52.

CLYMER (70)

Heiser 4 0 8, Wiggers 5 0 10, McAfoose 2 2 6, Holthouse 1 0 2, Dunnewold 0 2 2, Legters 1 0 2, DeStevens 3 1 7, M. Einink 4 0 8, Lictus 10 4 25, Neckers 0 0 0, Woods 0 0 0, A. Einink 0 0 0. Totals 30 9 70.

3-point goals: Searles, Hebert, Lictus.

Global Concepts12 11 9 20 – 52

Clymer16 25 14 15 – 70

SHERMAN WINS EASILY

SHERMAN -Andrew Graham scored all 10 of his points in the first quarter as Sherman (14-5) opened with an 18-4 cushion en route to a 67-28 victory over West Valley (4-16).

Already ahead at halftime, 31-8, the Wildcats put together a 25-5 third quarter run as Ryan Robson and Jake Card had seven points and Ryan Myers added five.

Myers wound up with 15 points, Jake Card 13 points and reserve Jordan Boland joined Graham with 10 points in the win.

Robson contributed nine rebounds, Boland six and Card five for Sherman. Graham had five assists and Robson three steals.

WEST VALLEY (28)

Standbro 0 1 1, Wells 0 0 0, Kittle 0 0 0, Westfall 3 0 6, Fuller 0 0 0, Grigsby 2 0 4, C. Myers 2 1 5, Rockwood 1 1 3, M. Enser 0 0 0, Proctor 0 0 0, P. Enser 1 2 4, Nowak 1 0 3, Erlandson 0 2 2, Ras 0 0 0, Smith 0 2 2. Totals 10 7 28.

SHERMAN (67)

Gleason 0 1 1, Graham 4 0 10, Robson 3 0 7, Moorhead 2 0 4, R. Myers 6 0 15, Luden 0 0 0, Boland 3 3 10, Card 5 3 13, Greiner 0 1 1, Ottaway 2 2 6, Cole 0 0 0, Lyon 0 0 0, Walczak 0 0 0, Finch 0 0 0, Ames 0 0 0. Totals 25 10 67.

3-point goals – Nowak, Graham 2, Robson, Myers 3, Boland.

West Valley4 4 5 15 – 28

Sherman 18 13 25 11 – 67

BROCTON TOPS PVCS

BROCTON – The top-seeded Brocton Bulldogs (16-1) used 17 offensive rebounds to claim a 48-31 win over the No. 8 Pine Valley Panthers (7-13).

The Bulldogs held a 12-8 advantage after one period of play, but held the Panthers to four points in the second quarter. Pine Valley could only manage 19 points in the second half en route to defeat.

Dan Ferguson led Brocton with 17 points and 15 rebounds while Bryen Graves added six points and 11 boards. Jordan Patterson tallied 16 points to support the victorious outing.

For the Panthers, Lucas Trombley led the team with nine points in defeat after scoring 25 points against Forestville in a prequarterfinal Thursday night. Thomas Raiport made a pair of 3-pointers in an eight-point effort.

Brocton will face Elliottville at JCC on Monday at 6 p.m.