Towanda boys drop heartbreaker
A pair of buzzer beaters by Nanticoke was the difference as the Towanda Black Knights fell on the road 72-71 on Saturday.
Nanticoke hit a buzzer beater to force overtime, and then another one in the overtime period to come away with the victory.
Towanda led 28-23 at the half and 44-38 after three, but Nanticoke scored 22 in the fourth to force the overtime.
Tyler Myers hit the game winner in overtime, scoring nine points, with a pair of threes, in the extra period.
Noah Huff led the Black Knights with 22 in the loss, while David Rodenhizer had 20 for Towanda.
Lij Griffin finished with 10 for Towanda and Bailey Potter and Noah Wheeler each had six, while Nick Place had five points.
Rodenhizer had five boards and a blocked shot and Wheeler had seven boards and two blocked shots.
Huff had six boards and three steals.
Brent Rontkowski led Nanticoke with 19, Myers had 18 and Scott Stout had 15 in the game.
Nanticoke won the JV game 64-23 with Mitchell Shoemaker leading Towanda with seven.
Watkins Glen 72, Athens 26
The Senecas outscored Athens 37-7 in the first half on their way to the victory on Saturday.
Brandon Fauver had eight points to lead Athens and Joe Moyer finished with four points.
Dan Moyer, Dan Fisher and Stag Shadduck each had three points for Athens and Ryan Segar and Tyler Forbes had two each, while Jarrett Priester had one point.
Colin Gates led Watkins Glen with 15, as five Senecas players scored in double figures.
Dan Moyer had six boards and Segar had three assists in the game.
Athens won the JV game 55-39 with Austin Lister leading Athens with 16 points.
Lewisburg 61, Troy 40
TROY - The Trojans took a 16-15 lead after the opening quarter, but the state-ranked Green Dragons held Troy to three second quarter points on their way to the win.
Troy was led by Jed Wright and Brandon Mattocks with 13 points each and Evan Polly had six points, while Ryan Reeves had four. Sean Mosier and Brady Bourne had two points each in the game.
Sam Allen and Will Sigl led Lewisburg with 17 each.
Lewisburg won the JV game.
Troy is at NEB on Monday.
Mansfield 53, NEB 29
The Tigers outscored Northeast 39-20 in the first half on their way to the win.
Jarrod Burd had 11 for Mansfield and Brady Andrews and Bo Burleigh had 20 each in the game.
Chandler Correll had nine, Bryce Zaparzynski had seven and Ryan Campbell had six for Mansfield in the game.
Burleigh had a double-double with 10 boards and three assists and Burd had five boards and two assists. Andrews had four rebounds, four assists and four steals and Correll had three boards, two blocks, two steals and two assists.
Jordan Goodwin led NEB with eight points and 12 boards. Goodwin also had six blocks, two steals and two assists, while Garrett Smith had nine points and two assists for the Panthers.
Andy Seeley had five points for the Panthers with eight boards and Levi Upham, Austin Senn-Bishop and Tommy Rought had two points each, while Elijah Arias finished with one point.
Arias had two assists and Senn-Bishop had two steals.
Mansfield won the JV game 30-20 with Jordan Williams leading the Tigers with 15 and Senn-Bishop scoring eight for Northeast Bradford.
The Panthers host Troy on Monday and Mansfield is at Montoursville.
Sayre 67, Liberty 58
The Redskins jumped out to a 44-21 lead at the half, but like they did against Athens earlier in the week Liberty fought back in the second half to make the game close.
Liberty was helped by 5-for-17 free throw shooting in the final quarter by the Redskins.
Nate Williams led the Redskins with 24 points, scoring 11 of them in the opening quarter.
Nick Sweet had 15 for Sayre and Seth Murrelle finished with 13. Joey Galizia had four points for the Redskins and Matt Williams and Marshall Higley had three points each, while Marshall Felt finished with two points.
Cody Schmouder led Liberty with 16 points and J.J. Walker, Cody Fritz and Dalton Litzelman had eight points each and Dillon Ford and Harley Kilmer each finished with six points.
Kenny Kreger had three and Keenan Young finished with one point for Liberty.
Liberty won the JV game 21-19.
CV 67, North Penn 57, OT
The Indians outscored North Penn 11-1 in the overtime period to pick up the victory on Saturday.
Ten of the 12 points between the two teams in overtime came from the foul line, with CV going 9-for-10.
Josh Nudd led the Indians with 20 and Nate Bonham and Bryant Painter had 13 points each.
Dakota Corwin had seven for CV and Brandon McClean and Tyler Melko had six each, whine Ben Brubaker finished with two points.
Levi Christman led North Penn with 12 and Dayton Wood had 11, while Cody Crum finished with 10 points.
Konnor Manikowski had eight points for the Panthers and Kaynen Arredondo and Ryan Bogaczyk had five points each.
Brad Brubaker had four points and Nick Mahonski finished with two for North Penn.