Elk Lake tops Lions, Sabers

Elk Lake’s Pete McGee puts up a jump shot during the Warriors’ 48-44 win over Lackawanna Trail on Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF KRIS MORAHAN

The Elk Lake boys’ basketball team took a 48-44 victory over Lackawanna Trail at home on Friday after it grabbed a 54-37 victory over Susquehanna on Saber territory on Tuesday evening.

On Tuesday, the Warriors got out to an early lead pacing the Sabers 10-8 in the first and 16-11 in the second to hold a 26-19 lead at the half.

In the second half, the Warriors increased their lead with a 17-11 run over the Sabers, and capped off the win with an 11-7 fourth quarter.

Rob Heft scored 19 points and Tanner Reyan chipped in 12 while Matt Woolcock and Matt Cuomo each scored six to pace the Warriors.

Andrzej Tomczyk paced Susquehanna with 16 points while Mark Zappe had eight and Austin Cowperthwait scored seven.

Montrose

The Montrose boys’ basketball team grabbed a 47-29 win overForestCityon the road on Saturday after the team picked up a 69-37 victory overMountain Viewat home on Tuesday night.

AgainstForestCity, Cameron Dean scored 17 points and Montrose used a strong second half to post a victory over the Foresters in Division III.

Tom Lewis added 14 points and Colby Major scored 13 for Montrose.

ForestCitywas led by Noah Fedak with 14 points while Matt Nevins had five, as did Dylan Walsh.

On Tuesday in the first half, Montrose got ahead 19-9 after the first quarter and increased its lead to 32-13 by halftime.

After the break, Montrose increased its lead with a 23-8 run in the third and despite a 16-14 Eagle run in the fourth, the Meteors took the win.

Major scored 18 points and Dean added 17 to lead Montrose while Lewis added 10 and Corey Adams had seven.

Nate Goodenough scored seven points to leadMountain View.

Blue Ridge

TheBlue Ridgeboys’ basketball team posted a 62-45 victory atMountain Viewon Friday night after the team faced a 65-46 loss fromLakelandat home on Tuesday.

On Friday,Blue Ridgescored 25 points in the fourth quarter, knocking down its free throws to pull away with the win as Alex Cardoza paced the Raiders with 20 points and Jesse Pruitt added 16.

SawyerDearbornadded 14 points for the Raiders while Chris Carlsen had 12.

Joel Madas and Nate Chipelo each scored 11 forMountain Viewin the Lackawanna League Division III matchup.

AgainstLakeland, the Raiders fell to an early deficit as the Chiefs outscored them 12-10 in the first, and 21-12 in the second to hold a 33-22 lead at halftime.

In the second half,Blue RidgepacedLakeland22-17 to bring the tally to 50-44 going into the fourth. However,Lakelandgained back lost ground with a 15-2 run in the fourth to take the win.

Cardoza ledBlue Ridgewith 15 points while Sawyer Dearborn and Pruitt each had 13.

Forest City

TheForestCityboys’ basketball team was handed a 57-45 loss from Lackawanna Trail on the road on Tuesday night.

In the first, Trail got ahead with a 15-6 run and after both teams scored 15 in the second, trail held a 30-21 lead at the half.

In the third, Trail increased its lead with an 18-9 third quarter and despite a 15-9 run from the Foresters in the fourth, the Lions took the win.

David Cavalieri and Dylan Walsh paced the Foresters with 15 and 11 points, respectively, while Noah Fedak added six.

Susquehanna

The Susquehanna boys’ basketball team was handed a 76-37 loss fromLakelandon the road on Sunday afternoon.

The Sabers fell behind early and never recovered as the Chiefs held a 42-17 lead by halftime and piled on points in the second half with a 27-16 run in the third and 7-4 run in the fourth.

Susquehanna was led by Andrzej Tomczyk with 11 points while Cole Mallery had nine points and Mark Zappe chipped in six.