Notre Dame falls to Watkins Glen
Watkins Glen pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Notre Dame 57-44 in IAC boys' basketball action Friday.
With the win the Senecas are now tied with the Crusaders atop the IAC Small School Large South standings at 9-1.
Watkins jumped out to a 19-14 first quarter lead but Notre Dame hung in there in the second, out scoring them 14-13. After both teams scored nine points each in the third quarter Watkins used a 16-7 run in the fourth quarter to secure the win.
Darius Garvin had 16 points, nine boards, four assists and two steals to lead the Crusaders while Devon Jackson and Derek Marshall had eight points each. Marshall added three assists.
Brian Hale added four points while Jonas McCaig and Devonte Gaskins had three points each. Sean Brown rounded out the Crusaders scoring with two.
Jesse Teeter led Watkins Glen with 24 while Josh Teeter and Brady Myers had 12 points each.
Watkins Glen won the JV game.
Notre Dame has Newfield and Waverly left on the schedule, hosting Newfield on Tuesday.
Liberty 39, Northeast Bradford 28
LERAYSVILLE - The Mountaineers picked up an NTL crossover boys' basketball win Friday during Northeast Bradford's pink game.
Jacob Spring led Liberty with nine points while J.J. Walker and Cody Fritz added eight points each. Cody Schmouder scored six, Dalton Litzelman added four while Kenny Kreiger and Tyler Upham netted two a piece.
Shawn Hakes led Northeast Bradford with 12 points and three steals on his birthday.
Todd Bonin added seven points while Jordan Goodwin had six points, 10 boards and three blocks.
Elijia Arias added two while Nikolaus Geiser scored one.
Liberty won the JV game 36-14 behind 13 from Dilan Ford. Aaron Pifer led the Panthers with six.
Northeast travels to Sayre Monday.
Williamson 47, Mansfield 42
The Warriors moved one game closer to qualifying for districts as they held off the Tigers in NTL West boys' basketball action Friday.
The win moves Williamson to 9-8 on the year with 11 needed to qualify for districts.
Mansfield led 11-9 after the first quarter but a 14-4 run by Williamson in the second put them up 23-15 at the half. The Tigers out scored them 27-24 in the second half but couldn't get over the hump.
It was a team effort for Williamson as they had five players score between seven and 10 points. Hunter Huyett and Troy Adriance had 10 points each while Canyon Black and Shea Daly added eight. Nick Cevette chipped in with seven.
Kyle Haight and Josh Bradbury rounded out the scorers with two a piece.
Taylor Hillson had 23 points, 11 boards and five steals to lead Mansfield while Reece Correll added seven points, five boards and two blocks.
Bo Burleigh chipped in with six points and seven boards while Dallas Dziuba and Sam Rotella netted three points each.
Mansfield won the JV game 55-40 behind 23 from Ryan Campbell.
The Tigers host Sayre on Wednesday.
Wyalusing 53, Sayre 48
The Rams held on to pick up the NTL East boys' basketball win Friday.
Sayre led 22-15 after the opening quarter while Wyalusing rallied for a 31-29 halftime lead. They would go on to out score the Redskins 22-19 in the second half to hold on for the win.
Jeremy Allyn had a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Rams while Jonah Shotwell added nine points. Keyshon Gardner added eight while Shane Salsman scored six.
Dylan Bulick chipped in with four while Cody Pickett and Matt Woodruff had two points each. Terron Millard added three steals.
Seth Murrelle led Sayre with 14 points and eight steals while Nick Skerpon had 12 points and six steals. Marshall Higley added seven points while Jeremy Kyc scored four.
Adam Wampole, Joey Galizia and Cuyler Kochin had three points each while Nick Sweet netted two.
Sayre won the JV game 41-37 behind 17 from Sweet.
Wellsboro 69, Cowanesque Valley 25
The Hornets moved one game closer to securing the NTL West title Friday.
Mike Pietropola led Wellsboro with 19 points while Joey Doganiero (16 points) and Dylan Prough (10) were also in double figures. Jordan Jackson added eight points, Matt Reese and Dawson Prough had five each, Nick Marple added four while Kieron Smethers chipped in with two.
Brandon Whitesell and Tyler Melko had six points each to lead the Indians while Bryant Painter added five. Josh Nudd netted three, Nate Bonham and Dakota Corwin scored two points a piece while Luke Plummer rounded out the scoring with one.
Wellsboro JV won.
Athens 55, Troy 43
The Wildcats had three players in double figures as they held off Troy in NTL East boys' basketball action Friday.
Garrett Clark led Athens with 17 points, eight boards, five assists and three steals while Luke Wright added 11 points, six boards and four assists and Dan Moyer scored 10 with eight boards.
Brandon Fauver added nine points with two assists, Robert Fauver scored six with seven boards and two assist with Curt Moore chipping in with two.
Evan Polly led Troy with 16 points while Brandon Mattocks added nine. Jed Wright and Ryan Reeves had seven points each while Chad Cole and Thomas Swain had two points a piece.
Athens won the JV game.
Troy will host Wyalusing on Monday as a make-up.
Waverly 65, Newark Valley 56
The Wolverines held off the Cardinals in IAC boys' basketball action Friday.
Waverly built a 38-24 first half lead but Newark Valley cut it to 46-36 after the third quarter. The Cardinals went on to score 20 points in the fourth quarter but Waverly kept up, adding 19 of their own, to secure the win.
Patric Bronson had 21 points and eight boards to lead the Wolverines while Dylan Perry had 16 points, a career high nine boards and three steals.
Tim Sutton and Zach Cooney had six points each while Cody Marchese added five with nine assists and three steals. Chris Raupers and Ryan McFarland had four points a piece, Matt Lee added two while Alex Uhl netted one.
Waverly won the JV game 73-34 behind 22 from Hunter Bodine while Payton Miller added 16.
The Wolverines travel to Edison Tuesday.
Odessa-Montour 82, Tioga 35
The Tigers fell in IAC boys' basketball action Friday.
Dan Graves led Tioga with 11 points while Dalton Wojcuich added six. John Dougherty scored five, Sam Burns and Dakota Skinner had three each, Zach Worthington netted two while Dylan Babcock added one.
Morgan Shutter had 21 for OM while Ryan Gardner added 20.
Odessa won the JV game 50-44 as Noah Schumacher had 10 points to lead the Tigers.