Sayre holds on to beat Towanda.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 21, 2016


In a back-and-forth contest, Sayre held on to beat Towanda 52-51 in NTL boys' basketball cross-over action Tuesday.

The Redskins led 14-10 after the first quarter, but it was the Knights getting a 27-25 halftime lead as Luke Tama and Dalton Potter combined for 15 of their 17 second quarter points.

Sayre re-exerted themselves in the second half as Marcus Bauman scored six of his 18 points in the third quarter to put the Redskins back up 40-36.

Then in the fourth quarter, Sayre held on despite shooting 2-for-6 from the charity stripe.

After Bauman's 18 Jordan Rockwell had 10 points while Ryan Murrelle, Nate Sweet and Jalen Powers had six points a piece.

Isiah McClenny added four while Chris Ray netted two.

Bauman had a double-double with 11 boards, along with three steals, and Jalen Powers had seven boards and three assists. Rockwell had three assists and two steals and Nate Sweet had seven boards and two assists.

Tama finished with 20 points and four steals to lead the Knights while Potter had 16 points and seven boards.

Brayden Manchester had six points and six boards, Lars Thomason netted five points with Troy Pierce and Tanner Kunkle getting two points a piece. Pierce also had six boards.

Athens 56, Canton 35

ATHENS — Athens pulled away from Canton for a win in boys' NTL cross-over basketball Tuesday.

The Wildcats led 17-8 after the first quarter, but the Warriors hung tough, keeping to an 11-point halftime deficit (32-21).

Athens then outscored them 24-17 in the second half for the win.

Ethan Lane had 23 points, five assists, six boards and four steals to lead the Wildcats while Daniel Joyce had a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds while adding five assists, three steals and five blocks.

Gavin Stein and Kalen Keathley had four points a piece with Keathley adding four boards, Aaron Lane and Aric Westbrook had three points each with Lane getting two steals while Zack Jayne added two points and four rebounds.

Byron Matthews led Canton with 13 points while Jacob Aumick had 10.

Silas Binford scored six, Ridge Moore added five while Zach Rentzel and Michael Smithers had two points each.

Waverly 62, Tioga 38

WAVERLY, N.Y. — Jon Ward had a double-double of 13 points and 11 boards as the Wolverines picked up an IAC boys' basketball win Tuesday.

Gavin Judson added 12 points, including four threes, while Garrett Sutryk had 10.

Zach VanHouten had nine points and seven boards, Matt VanHouten had seven points, Brandon Cantrell scored six points, Hunter Bodine had five points, five steals and eight assists with Jason Jequinto, Eithan McEnulty and Tyler Croft scoring two points a piece.

Nick Klossner had 11 points to lead Tioga while Connor Hutchinson added nine.

Pierce Hendershot had five points and Skylar Jorgenson and Scott Siberski had four each, while Lucas Klossner had three points and Tyler Whitmore had two points.

Troy 66, Cowanesque Valley 25

Clark Jackson had 17 points, seven assists and four steals as the Trojans picked up an NTL cross-over boys' basketball win Tuesday.

Seldon Rogers added 14 points while Ja Wallace had 10 points.

Anthony Deitrick had eight points, eight boards, four assists and three blocks, Nate Martin had eight points, seven boards and four assists, Kaden Murray added five points, Alex Johnson scored three while Ben Ward netted one.

Skyler Vinluan had 11 points to lead CV while Ben Brubaker added six.

Tyler Vargeson notched four, Caleb Fitzwater had three while Kurtis Easton added one.

North Penn-Mansfield 71, Williamson 53

Brock Burleigh had a double-double of 20 points and 10 boards to go with five assists and five steals as the Tigers picked up an NTL boys' basketball cross-over win Tuesday.

Shane Kelly added 14 points, 19 boards, two steals and two assists while Konnor Manikowski netted 17 points to go with two boards, two assists and two steals.

Nick Kasper had 11 points, four boards and two steals, Raiden McLaughlin added four points, Jayden Andrews scored three while Garrett David netted two.

Nevin Stiles led Williamson with 14 points while Colin Heilbrun netted 11.

Simon Fish scored eight, Garret Mosher had six, Tristan Templeman netted four, Sam Fish and Andrew Hackett both had three points while Tanner Adriance and Allen Hackler both netted two points.

NP-Mansfield won the JV contest 69-44 behind 20 points from David.

The Tigers travel to Athens Thursday.

Notre Dame 57, Newark Valley 42

The Crusaders outscored Newark Valley 17-6 in the second quarter on their way to the win.

Derrick Stark led three Crusaders in double figures with 16, and he added nine boards.

Pat Brown had 14 points for Notre Dame and Gary Raupers had 13 points and five assists.

Ben Cook had nine points and eight boards.

Kyreese Fisher had three points and Nick Clark had two.

Chad Wright led Newark Valley with 11.

Newark Valley won the JV match.

Notre Dame hosts Owego on Thursday.

Wellsboro 76, NEB 52

Dalton Prough scored a career-high 32 points to lead the Green Hornets to the win.

Collin Pietropola had 14 for Wellsboro and Jacob Singer had 11 points.

Brandon Lamphier and Alden Weiner each had five points and Holden Kennedy and Brandyn Tuttle had three points each.

Andrew Brelo had two points and Nic Ingerick added a point.

David Ford led NEB with 19 points and Nate Watkins had six.

Garret Smith, Austin Senn-Bishop and Alex Hibbs all had five points for the Panthers.

Cody Eastabrook and Zak Smith had four points each and Tom Rought and Mike Wallitch had two points each.

Wellsboro won the JV game 44-34. Brelo had 16 and Billy Lechler 10 for Wellsboro.


Otto-Eldred 49, Galeton 39

Galeton was outscored 17-12 in the fourth quarter of the loss on Tuesday.

Cortney Parsell had 12 points for Galeton and Makaya Shadle had 11.

Laura Parsell had seven points and Kaitlyn Pagano had four, while Olivia Pagano had three and Hannah Lundington had two points.

Waverly 60, Tioga 22

Waverly held Tioga to eight first-half points in the game.

Elle Nittinger led Waverly with 18 points and Marissa Trudeau had 12 points.

Wendi Hammond had eight points for Waverly and Alex Tomasso and Lyndsey Moore each had seven points.

Zoe Mennig had four points and Shailei Kraft and Sidney Tomasso had two points each.

Madi Teribury had six points for Tioga and Grace Manwaring had four points.

Sara Strong and Holly Passetti had three points each, while Olivia Howland, Sarah Hollenbeck and Arielle Ayres all had two points.

Howland had eight boards and Teribury had six boards, four steals and eight blocks, while Hollenbeck had three steals.

Tioga won the JV game 35-29 with Eve Wood leading Tioga with seven.