Athens edges Mansfield.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 11, 2013 | Photo courtesy The Review


2013 Athens vs. Mansfield Boys BasketballATHENS - The Wildcats got 22 points from Brandon Fauver while Dan Moyer chipped in with 13 as Athens held off Mansfield to win their season opener 57-55 in NTL boys' basketball action Tuesday.

The teams were tied at 13-all after the opening quarter when Athens took a 27-20 halftime lead. They would extend the lead to 44-36 going into the fourth quarter.

That's when the Tigers rallied, eventually knotting the game up but Athens would prevail as Fauver had 11 points in the final frame.

Zane Vargeson added seven points for the Wildcats while Tyler Forbes and Ryan Segar had four points each. Jarett Priester added three while Patrick Cole and Joe Moyer scored two a piece.

Dan Moyer added 14 rebounds, seven blocks and three assists while Forbes had five assist and Fauver handed out three. Priester chipped in with eight boards, four assists and three steals.

Brady Andrews led Mansfield with 16 points while Jarrod Burd and Chandler Correll had 12 points a piece. Bryce Zaparzynski scored eight, Bo Burleigh netted six while Ryan Campbell added one.

Sayre 58, Wellsboro 48

The Redskins got 38 points from Nate Williams and Seth Murrelle as they picked up an NTL boys' basketball win on the road Tuesday.

Sayre jumped out to a 17-10 first quarter, then kept that seven point advantage to halftime, 28-21. The Hornets cut into the deficit some by the end of third quarter as Sayre led 38-32 but Williams scored eight points in the fourth quarter to lead the Redskins to the win.

Williams would finish with 21 points, six boards and four steals while Murrelle had 17 points. Tyler Eaton added nine, Marshall Higley scored seven and six rebounds while Nick Sweet netted four points and five boars.

Cuyler Kochin added seven rebounds for Sayre.

For the Hornets Joey Doganiero had 14 points and eight boards while Michael Pietropola had 10 points.

Dawson ProughDylan Prough and Kieron Smethers had eight points a piece. Smethers added seven boards while Dylan Prough grabbed five.

Sayre won the JV game 35-25 behind 12 from Joe Galizia while Brandon Lamphier had 13 for Wellsboro.

The Hornets host North Penn Thursday.

Towanda 78, Northeast Bradford 33

TOWANDA - 11 different players scored as the Black Knights picked up an NTL boys' basketball win Tuesday. The Black Knights jumped out to a 21-6 first quarter lead and pushed their advantage to 44-14 at the half. From there they out scored NEB 24-19 in the second half.

Noah Wheeler led the Knights with 14 points while Noah Huff and Dave Rodenhizer had 12 points a piece. Lij Griffin and Bailey Potter netted eight points a piece, Dylan Bates scored six while Tristan James, Jarod Boardman, Garrett Mosier and Dan Fetterman had four points each.

Brad Sparbanie rounded out the Towanda scoring with two points.

Rodenhizer added three assists and four steals, James chipped in with five boards and two blocks and Huff picked up four steals.

Jordan Goodwin led Northeast with 11 points and eight boards while Garret Smith had six points and eight assists. Austin Senn-Bishop, Nick Geiser and Tommy Rought had four points a piece while Elijah Arias and Andy Seeley rounded out the scoring with two points each.

Northeast won the JV game 37-22 behind 10 points from Rought. Boardman had eight points to lead Towanda.

North Penn 56, Troy 46

The Panthers rallied from a nine point halftime deficit to pick up the NTL boys' basketball win Tuesday.

Troy led 15-7 after the first quarter then extended that lead to 26-17 at the half.

North Penn would out scored the Trojans 15-9 in the third to cut the deficit to 35-32, then tallied 24 fourth quarter points to pull ahead for the victory.

Kaynen Arredondo led the Panthers with 14 points while Cody Crum added 13 and Dayton Wood scored 10. Ryan Bogaczyk netted eight, Nick Mahonski and Brad Brubaker had four points each while Levi Christman rounded out the North Penn scoring with three.

Jed Wright led Troy with 18 points while Evan Polly added 10. Brandon Mattocks scored seven, Thomas Swain had six and Ryan Reeves chipped in with five to round out the Trojan scoring.

Troy will host Mansfield Thursday.

Sullivan County 57, Bucktail 21

The Griffins got a double-double from Conner Wylie while also hitting 10 threes in Heartland Conference basketball action Tuesday.

Sullivan jumped out 21-3 in the first quarter and never looked back.

Wylie had 10 points and 10 boards while Sean Flannery and Bob Polcrack had 17 points each with both of them hitting five threes.

Flannery added four assists and three steals.

Adam Szklanka added six points, six boards and four assists, Bobby Frank had four points, Robert Hoffman scored two points and Jordan Beinlich netted one point.

Sullivan won the JV game 52-19 behind 16 points from Miguel Rodriguez.

The Griffins host South Williamsport next Tuesday.

Watkins Glen 56, Waverly 37

A scoreless third quarter by the Wolverines was the difference in the IAC boys' basketball contest.

The Senecas took a 32-27 lead into halftime, then out scored Waverly 12-0 in the third to secure the win.

Hunter Bodine had 12 points to lead Waverly while Tim Sutton added 10 points and nine boards. Alex Uhl scored five, Peyton Miller had four, Dylan Perry netted three, Garrett Sutryk scored two and Kyle Kinsley added one.

Miller also had four steals while Perry handed out three assists.

Joe Palumbo led Watkins Glen with 12 points.

The Senecas won the JV game 56-50 in overtime. Zach VanHouten led Waverly with 14 points.

The Wolverines travel to Edison next Tuesday.

Spencer Van-Ettan 67, Tioga 27

SVE jumped out to a 16-4 first quarter lead en route to the IAC boys' basketball win Tuesday.

For Tioga Parker Hendershot led the way with seven points while Sam Burns added six. John Dougherty netted four, Josh Kithcart had three while Michael Williams, Noah Schumacher and Peter Simmons had two points each. Adam Zwierlein rounded out the scoring with one point.

Williams added two assists while Dylan Babcock had three boards and two blocks.