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Penns Valley tops PO to continue its late season surge

PHILIPSBURG – Ram Tough!!!

The Penns Valley boys basketball team has been heating up lately, winning the last 3-of-4 coming into Monday’s road contest versus Philipsburg-Osceola.

Make that 4-of-5 as the Rams were able to notch a very clutch 56-45 victory over the Mounties.

Penns Valley finished with a trio of double digit scorers.

Zach Braucht lead the way with 15.

Aidan Culver was next with an 11-point effort.

Rounding out the double digit scorers for the Rams was Jackson Romig with10 points.

PO’s Jeremy Whitehead finished with a game-high 20-point effort.

Both teams started the game with a back-and-forth effort. In the end, the Mounties would take a very close 14-12 first stanza.

Going into the second, the Rams reversed the momentum, putting it on their side outscoring PO 10-5.

When the intermission came, Penns Valley led 22-19.

The Rams continued to stand tough in the third as they took the third quarter as well outscoring the Mounties 13-12.

Penns Valley continued to distance themselves in the fourth as it went on for a convincing 21-14 quarter.

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