Towanda boys, Sullivan girls earn wins at Hughesville Showcase.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 30, 2014 | Photo courtesy The Review

 

2014 Athens vs. Troy Boys BasketballTowanda saw 10 different players score in their 72-37 win over Northwest during boys' basketball action at the Hughesville Showcase.

Noah Huff led the charge for the Black Knights with 13 points while Noah Wheeler added 12. Jarod Boardman scored 10, Nick Place had nine, Bailey Potter scored eight, Tristan James netted six, Dylan Bates notched five, Nick Innocenzo had four, Mitchell Shoemaker scored three while Dan Wilhelm added two.

Bryce Harrison led Northwest with 11 points.

Towanda will face Hughesville at 8 p.m. today to finish the showcase.

Hughesville 67, Sullivan Coutny 40

The Spartans jumped out early and never looked back in their victory.

John Saxe had 13 points and five boards to lead the Griffins while Adam Szklanka added 12 points.

Jordan Beinlich had six points while Tom Choplick added four. Bobby Frank and Tyler Lovelady each had two while Jordan Pedro netted one.

Shawn Poust led Hughesville with 21 points.

In the JV contest Sullivan beat Hughesville 36-34 in overtime behind 14 points from Taylor Baldwin.

The Griffins face Northwest today at 2 p.m.

Girls

Sullivan County 32, Towanda 24

The Griffins used a strong fourth quarter to rally past the Lady Knights.

Towanda led 20-16 going into the final frame when Sullivan out scored them 16-4 to get the win.

Sarah Parrish had 12 points to lead the Griffins while Ashley Faus added 10. Kelly Kramer, Tori Shultz and Alexis Keiss each had four points to round out the Sullivan scoring.

For Towanda Alliesha Koss had nine points while Ali Daum had six points and five boards. Kayla Miller added four points and 10 rebounds, Casey Hawley had three points while Megan Paulish netted two.

Towanda will face Hughesville today at 6 p.m. while Sullivan County takes on Canton at 2 p.m.

JOSH PALMER FUND

Athens 65, Troy 58

ELMIRA, N.Y. - The Wildcats picked up a non-league win as Austin Lister out dueled Troy's Brandon Mattocks during the Josh Palmer Fund Monday.

Lister finished with 27 points and eight rebounds while Mattocks had 26 points. Both had 19 points at halftime.

The Wildcats jumped out to an 18-10 first quarter lead but the Trojans cut it to 34-30 at the half.

After a low scoring third quarter, 8-6, in favor of Athens, both teams caught fire in the third but it was the Wildcats out scoring Troy 23-22.

Brandon Fauver added 11 points for Athens while Joe M oyer had seven. Patrick Cole and Jarrett Preister had five points a piece with Tyler Forbes and Daniel Joyce scoring four each.

Aaron Barry had two points to round out the Wildcat scoring.

Alex Butcher had 18 points and seven boards to give Mattocks some help on the Troy side while Jah Wallace added six points.

Clark Jackson had three, Jordan Nelson and Anthony Dietrick score two points each with Jared Murray rounding out the soring with one.

NORTH PENN-LIBERTY CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT

North Penn-Liberty 52, Canton 34

The Mountaineers used a strong defensive effort to pick up the boys' basketball win Monday.

"The team moved the ball really well on offense to get good shots in the first half," said NPL coach Brian Litzelman. "The defense played well not giving Canton too many open looks and had their hands in passing lanes throughout the game."

NPL jumped out to a 17-8 first quarter lead thanks to eight points from Darrell Carroll. They would get 18 more in the second quarter to take a 35-13 lead at the half.

In the second half the Warriors out scored NPL 21-17.

Carroll finished with 12 points and nine rebounds for NPL while Dillon Ford had nine points, five assists, five boards and four steals.

Terry Clark added seven points, Logan McGovern scored six while Garrett Bickhart notched five points with 11 boards and four steals.

Sean Upham and Sergey June had four points a piece, Rylan Whitmyer scored three while Ethan Aldinger added two. June also had seven rebounds and three steals.

Mason Moore had 10 points to lead Canton while Byren Matthews and Ridge Moore had six points each. Trevor Route and Rusty Howard had five points a piece with August Gum scoring two.

PETE HYDE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

Athens 68, Chenango Forks 52

Four different Wildcats scored in double figure as the they finished out their holiday tournament play 2-0 in girls' basketball action Monday.

Jensen Dunkling led Athens with 14 points while Breana Gambrell and Shanell Baglini had 11 points each. Danielle Dougherty chipped in with 10 while Morgan Westbrook scored seven.

Mackenzie Warner and Emily Lunger had six points each, Kaitlyn Testen scored two while Hannah Reid netted one.

Alex Yorst led Forks with 20 points while Taylor Gibbon added 18.