Sullivan boys rally to win Williams Auto Group Tip-off Tournament
TOWANDA - The Sullivan County Griffins fell behind Mansfield 14-6 after one quarter before rallying for a 48-39 to capture the Williams Auto Group Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday night.
After falling behind in the first quarter, the Griffins outscored Mansfield 12-4 in the second quarter and in the third Zach Meyer hit back-to-back threes in the opening minutes to give the Griffins a seven-point lead which they would never relinquish.
Meyer led the Griffins with 11 and Kelby Mullen had 10 in the game for Sullivan County.
Conner Wylie and Derek Wilkins each had nine points and Sean Flannery had eight points, while Lucas Hatton finished with one point.
Mullen finished with six assists and Meyer had two assists in the game.
Wylie had seven boards and Wilkins had six, while Mullen finished with four boards and Meyer had three.
Mansfield was led by Sam Rotella with 12 points and Reece Correll finished with eight points.
Taylor Hillson and Dallas Dziuba had six points each and Bo Burleigh finished with three points, while Chandler Correll and Brady Andrews each added two points.
Towanda 58, Wyalusing 36
TOWANDA - The Black Knights used a strong second half to win the consolation game of the Williams Auto Group Tip-off Tournament in boy's basketball action Saturday.
Wyalusing hung tough in the first half as Towanda jumped out to a 26-18 halftime lead.
The Black Knights then used a 32-18 run in the second half to pull away.
Noah Huff had 18 points to lead Towanda while Dave Rodenhizer added 11. Rodenhizer and Huff also had two steals each.
Lij Griffith netted five points with Brad Sparbanie, Joel Miller, Garrett Mosier and Dan Fetterman scoring four points each. Miller also had five boards, two blocks and two steals.
Dylan Bates and Noah Wheeler netted three points while Tristan James scored two to round out the Black Knight scoring. James also grabbed five boards while Wheeler had two blocks.
Cody Pickett and Shane Salsman had eight points each to lead the Rams. Pickett added three steals.
Terron Millard had seven points and four assists for Wyalusing while Jonah Shotwell netted five.
Jeremy Allyn had four points and eight boards while Dustin Shaw and Dylan Bulick had two points apiece.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT TOURNAMENT
Wellsboro 71, South Williamsport 47
The Green Hornets outscored South 38-21 in the second half on their way to the tournament title on Saturday.
Jordan Jackson had 18 points as he won the tournament MVP and Matt Reese finished with 12 points as five players scored in double figures.
Joey Doganiero, Dylan Prough and Keiron Smithers all had 10 points, with Doganiero making the all-tournament team.
Mike Pietropola had seven points for Wellsboro and Dawson Prough finished with four points.
Riley Henglor led South with 12 points.
Muncy 65, Canton 44
The Indians broke open a close game late to take the consolation game Saturday.
Muncy led the whole way but Canton hung close early. The Indians had a 28-20 lead at the half, then out scored Canton 37-24 in the second half.
Emmett Watson led the way with 17 points while Eddie Larcom netted 11. Wes Moore scored eight, Mason Moore had six and Jessie Lattimer rounded out the Canton scoring with two.
Nick Ring led Muncy with 18 points while Dawson Fox had 15 and Billy Kolletzki scored 12.
JACK BUSH TIP-OFF TOURNAMENT
CV 64, Bucktail 54
The Indians won their tournament title as Josh Nudd had 20 points and Bryant Painter finished with 16 as four players reached double figures in the win.
Down 33-29 at the half, Painter had 14 in the second half to help the Indians rally.
Brandon Whitesell and Dakota Corwin had 12 each for the Indians and Luke Plummer and Tyler Melks had two points each.
Whitesell was named to the all-tournament team for CV.
Ryan Brattan had 21 for Bucktail and Chuck Probst had 17. Probst was the MVP and Trent Risley, who had 11 Saturday, also made the all-tournament team.
Oswayo Valley 68, Northern Potter 56
Oswayo Valley got 21 from Grant Nolan and 17 from Spencer Howard, who made the all-tournament team, and Dylan Wolowski had 18 and Aaron Onley had 16 for Northern Potter. Wolowski made the all-tournament team.