HS BASKETBALL: Homer-Center, West Shamokin advance at Optimist tourney
Homer-Center beat Saltsburg, 56-40, in the quarterfinals of the Indiana Optimist Club’s 44th annual underclass basketball tournament Wednesday evening at Indiana High School.
Later in the night, West Shamokin won the other quarterfinal-round game by thumping Ligonier Valley, 46-26.
Anthony Caruso led Homer-Center with 11 points. John Capitosti and Darren Carr scored 10 points apiece.
Saltsburg’s Ian Satler led all scorers with 16 points. Steve Richards added 10 points.
In Game 2, Zane Clowser and Austin Reeseman scored 10 points apiece for West Shamokin.
Ligonier Valley’s Alec Bloom scored a game-high 13 points.
Both semifinals games will be played tonight. Indiana will face Marion Center at 7 p.m., and Homer-Center will take on West Shamokin at 8:15 p.m.