Mansfield boys top Wellsboro; Williamson boys down NEB.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | January 11, 2015


The Mansfield boys stayed unbeaten in NTL action, defeating Wellsboro 58-46 on Saturday night.

Chandler Correll led three Mansfield players in double figures with 15 points as the Tigers outscored Wellsboro 20-10 in the fourth to break open a close game.

Dayton Wood had 14 for Mansfield and Bo Burleigh had 10 in the victory.

Luke Kelly had eight for Mansfield and Bryce Zaparzynski finished with five points.

Levi Christman and Shane Kelly each had two points for the Tigers.

Zaparzynski had six boards and four steals, Burleigh had seven boards and two assists and Christman had five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Luke Kelly had seven boards and Correll had four rebounds.

Michael Pietropola led Wellsboro with 23 points, 10 boards, three assists and two steals and Kieron Smethers had 15 points, 12 boards, two steals and two blocked shots.

Brandon Lamphier had five points and Dawson Prough had three points and three assists.

Mansfield won the JV game 46-38 with Brock Burleigh scoring 13.

Mansfield is at NEB on Wednesday and looking to clinch a spot in districts with a victory.

Williamson 58, NEB 49

Williamson had four players score in double figures as they picked up a big NTL small-school win over NEB on Saturday night.

Josh Bradbury had 19 points for Williamson, with six assists, and Nick Cevette had a double-double with 17 points and 11 boards. Kyle Haight and Brandon Schrader had 10 each for Williamson and Jon Daley had two points.

Jordan Goodwin had a double-double for NEB with 17 points and 12 boards and Elijah Arias and Nik Geiser each had nine points, with Arias getting three assists.

Mason Merrill and Garret Smith had six points each and Smith had eight assists and five boards, while Merrill had five rebounds.

Michael Wallitsch had two points for the Panthers and Austin Senn Bishop had three assists, while David Ford had three steals.

NEB won the JV game 43-34. Wallitsch led the Panthers with 10 and Ford had nine and Collin Heilbrun had 14 for Williamson.

NEB hosts CV on Monday and Williamson is at Liberty.

Sullivan County 59, Millville 57

Miguel Rodriguez's career night gave the Griffins a much needed Heartland Conference win in boys' basketball action Saturday.

With 6.7 seconds left Sullivan was down 57-56 as Adam Szklanka drove and kicked it out to Rodriguez, who hit a corner three to win the game.

Rodriguez was the team's leading scorer with a career high 23, including six threes, while he also grabbed eight rebounds.

Szklanka added 15 points, five boards and five steals while John Saxe added 14 points and six rebounds.

Jordan Beinlich chipped in with five points while Bobby Frank added two.

Jared Solomon led the Quakers with 19 points while Logan Heffner had 15 and Aaron Ovelman scored 11.

The win makes the Griffins 5-6 halfway through the season.

Millville won the JV game 33-26 as Taylor Baldwin had 13 points for Sullivan.

The Griffins will host St. John Neumann Tuesday.

Athens 62, Troy 48

The Wildcats led 27-23 at the half, but outscored Troy 21-10 in the third to pull away.

Brandon Fauver led Athens with 19 points and Joe Moyer had 14, while Austin Lister added 11 in the win.

"I thought our kids played hard tonight," Athens coach Cody White said. "We executed the offense when we needed to. The defense played pretty well all night. The guys off the bench came in and gave solid minutes. We just need to continue to get better every night."

Tyler Forbes had seven points for Athens and Jarrett Priester and Patrick Cole had three each. Aaron Barry and Daniel Joyce each had two points and Bill Bennett had one point.

Forbes had five boards, seven assists, six steals and blocked two shots and Lister had nine rebounds for Athens.

Troy was led by Brandon Mattocks with 23 points and Anthony Deitrick had seven for the Trojans.

Kurtis Roupp had six points and Jared Murray and Alex Butcher had five each for Troy, while Clark Jackson added two points.

Athens won the JV game 57-40, Cory Stivason and Ethan Lane each had 12 for Athens.

CV 62, Canton 36

The Indians outscored Canton 28-11 in the first quarter on their way to the win.

Tyler Melko had 16 for the Indians and Bryant Painter had 14, while Brandon McLean had 10 in the win.

Dakota Corwin had nine points for CV and Nate Bonham finished with six points.

Tyler Cline had four for CV and Connor Calaman had two, while Colton Vinluan had one point.

Canton was led by Mason Moore and Ridge Moore with seven each. Mason Moore scored all seven of his in the first quarter and missed the rest of the game.

Silas Binford had six for Canton and Byron Matthews finished with five points.

Matt Berryman and Auguste Gum had three each for Canton and Kobe Walker and Trevor Route had two each, while Bruce Comereski finished with one point.