Warriors claim Susquehanna County holiday tourney

Elk Lake won the 2012 Susquehanna County Boys’ Christmas Tourney, beating Susquehanna on Sunday. In the front row, from left, are Sean Eckert, Hunter Watkins, Tanner Reyan, Tyler Arnold, Nick Dudock, and Ben Kwader. In the middle row are Cole Tyler, JJ Heft, Bailey Newhart, Jeff Tewksbury, Gavin Kelly, and Wyatt Warner. In the back row are Coach Marc Weisgold, Rob Heft, Matt Woolcock, Pete McGee, Benn Townsend, Antoine Robinson, and Coach John Warnero. STAFF PHOTO/ROBERT BAKER

Elk Lake claimed the 2012 Susquehanna County Christmas Tournament Sunday night with a 62-49 win over Susquehanna.

The Warriors jumped out to a commanding, 37-19 halftime margin, and in the second half the Sabers pulled within six at one point, but could get no closer.

Tanner Reyan led four players in double digits with 16, followed by Matt Woolcock and Rob Heft with 12 each and Nick Dudock with 10.

Dan Biegert led all scorers with 20 for the Sabers, and Andrzej Tomczyk had 14.

Elk Lake is now 5-1 while Susquehanna is 6-2.

In the consolation game, Montrose Area tripped up Blue Ridge, 54-43, to claim third place.

The Sabers’ Sawyer Dearborn grabbed a game high 38 points, including six three-pointers.

The Meteors had three in double figures, led by Troy Ely with 12, and Cameron Dean and Austin Smith with 11 each.

Montrose is now 3-3 and Blue Ridge is 3-5.

First Round Action

The Boys’ All-Tournament Team named for the Susquehanna County Christmas Tourney consisted of, from left, Dan Biegert of Susquehanna; Tanner Reyan and Tyler Arnold, both of Elk Lake; Sawyer Dearborn of Blue Ridge; and Cameron Dean of Montrose Area. STAFF PHOTO/ROBERT BAKER

The Elk Lake team took a 62-30 victory over Blue Ridge in the first round of action at Dimock on Friday night, while Susquehanna downed Montrose 52-48.

The Warriors outscored the Raiders 20-7 in the first quarter before leading scoring 11-10 to hold a 31-17 lead at halftime.

In the second half, the Warriors paced the Raiders 11-2 in the third and capped off the win with an 18-13 run in the fourth.

Elk Lake was led by Tanner Reyan with 18 points while Rob Heft had 11. Pete McGee and Matt Woolcock each added nine.

Blue Ridge was paced by Sawyer Dearborn with eight points while Brad Palmatier added seven.

Susquehanna’s Andrzej Tomczyk scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Sabers in a victory over Montrose.

The Sabers were paced by Montrose 10-9 in the first quarter and 8-5 in the second to trail 18-14 at halftime.

In the second half, Susquehanna picked up steam and outscored the Meteors 14-9 in the third and 24-21 in the fourth to take the win.

Jared Wheeler scored eight points and Cole Mallery added seven for Susquehanna.

Montrose was led by Cameron Dean with 23 points while Joe Zuber chipped in nine and Brenton Warner had seven.