High School Sports

High school boys’ basketball: Bald Eagle Area holds off Philipsburg-Osceola

Bald Eagle Area held off Philipsburg-Osceola for a 61-50 victory in boys’ basketball Friday night.

“We came off a tough loss against Penns Valley (on Thursday) and I think we responded really well,” BEA coach Bill Butterworth said.

Brandon Gettig led the Eagles with 21 points and went 10 for 10 from the foul line. Jason Jones and A.J. Onder added 12 and 11, respectively.

Lewis Jones led the Mounties with 17 points.

BEA (6-8) will travel to Punxsutawney on Monday.