Athens rallies to down Corning
ELMIRA, N.Y. - Down 10 after one quarter and trailing most of the way, the Athens Wildcats rallied for a 63-61 victory over Corning in the Joel Stevens Division at the Josh Palmer Fund Holiday Tournament.
Athens trailed by as many as 12 points in the opening quarter and were down 19-9 after one, but they battled back, cutting the deficit to five at the half.
Garrett Clark led the Athens offense with 25 points and Brandon Fauver had 21 in the victory, including three threes.
Luke Wright had eight points for Athens and Robert Fauver had four in the victory.
Jarrett Priester had three points for the Wildcats and Curt Moore finished with two points.
Moore and Clark each had five boards and Priester and Brandon Fauver had four rebounds each.
Corning was led by Patrick Marks with 13 and Jared Cramer with 12. D.J. Ketchum had 10 rebounds for Corning in the game.
Mansfield 46, Troy 41
The Tigers won the consolation game in the Jack Terwilliger Division at the Josh Palmer Fund Holiday Tournament on Saturday.
Troy led 11-8 after one quarter, but a run late in the second quarter put the Tigers up 19-13 at the half.
Troy stayed close, getting within four in the final minute, but the Tigers held on for the victory.
Bo Burleigh led the Tigers with 20 points and Reece Correll finished with 11 in the victory.
Sam Rotella had seven points for Mansfield and Dallas Dzibua had six points, while Taylor Hillson had four points.
Correll had nine rebounds, two steals and two assists and Hillson had three boards, while Dzibua had four rebounds and two blocked shots.
Rotella had three boards and Burleigh had two steals.
Brandon Mattocks led Troy with 14 and Thomas Swain and Evan Polly had nine points each.
Ryan Reeves had five points for Troy and Chad Cole had four points.
Reeves had 12 rebounds and two steals and Cole had seven boards, an assists and a steal.
Polly and Mattocks had six rebounds each, with Polly getting four assists and Mattocks having an assist and two steals.
WAVERLY CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT
Sayre 58, Wyalusing 54, OT
Nate Williams had four points in overtime and the Redskins held the Rams to two points in the overtime session as Sayre came away with the win.
A 19-point third quarter had Sayre ahead 46-37 entering the fourth, but Wyalusing outscored the Redskins 15-6 in the fourth.
Williams led Sayre with 16 and Nick Skerpon had 11, while Seth Murrelle finished with 10 points.
Jeremy Kyc had six points for Sayre and Marshall Higley finished with five points, while Adam Wampole had four points.
Gabe Nobles, Walter Wampole and Nick Sweet had two points each for Sayre in the game.
Higley and Walter Wampole each had seven boards and Williams had five rebounds. Murrelle had four assists and five steals, Skerpon had seven steals, Higley had three steals, and two blocks and Williams had five steals and three assists.
Wyalusing was led by Jeremy Allyn with 15 and Cody Pickett with 13 points.
Matt Woodruff and Shane Salsman each had six points, Dylan Bulick and Jonah Shotwell had five points each and Terron Millard had four points.