Meteor boys get past Warriors
The Montrose Area boys’ basketball team knocked off Elk Lake at home on Friday night, 42-40, after taking a 70-54 victory over Susquehanna on the road on Tuesday night.
On Friday, the Warriors came out to an early 16-6 lead after the first quarter, but Montrose paced the Warriors 9-7 in the second quarter to cut the Warriors lead to 23-15 at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Meteors outscored the Warriors 16-4 to take a 31-27 lead going into the fourth.
Elk Lake outscored Montrose 13-11 in the fourth, but the Meteors held on to the lead to take the victory.
Montrose Area was led by Brenton Warner with 11 points while Cameron Dean added 10 and Eric Burgh and Troy Ely each had five.
Elk Lake was led by Tanner Reyan with 12 points while Tyler Arnold and Rob Heft each scored nine.
Against Susquehanna, the Meteors took an early lead with a 15-12 first quarter and held a 34-25 lead by halftime.
In the second half, the Meteors came out to outscored the Sabers 20-3 in the third quarter and despite a 29-16 onslaught from Susquehanna in the fourth, Montrose came away with the win.
Cameron Dean scored 18 points and Brenton Warner had 16 to lead Montrose. Erik Burgh added 15 and Troy Ely chipped in 11.
Susquehanna was led by Andrzej Tomczyk’s 28 points while Josh Wheeler chipped in 11 and Cole Mallery had six.
The Elk Lake boys’ basketball team picked up a 75-50 victory over Blue Ridge’s Raiders at home on Tuesday night.
The Warriors got off to a hot start and led Blue Ridge 23-12 by the end of the first quarter, and went on to hold a 45-23 lead over the Raiders by halftime.
In the second half, the Warriors paced scoring efforts, 15-12, in the third and capped the win as each team scored 15 in the fourth.
Elk Lake was led by Matt Woolcock with a team-high 23 points including five three-pointers while Tanner Reyan added 19, Rob Heft added 15 and Tyler Arnold chipped in seven.
Blue Ridge was paced by Sawyer Dearborn, who scored a game-high 25 points, including his 1,000th career point.
The Mountain View boys’ basketball team picked up a 76-64 victory over Lackawanna Trail at home on Tuesday night.
The Lions and Eagles were locked at 18 apiece after the first quarter, before Mountain View used a big second quarter to take a lead on the Lions, 37-26, by halftime.
The Eagles never looked back as each team scored 17 in the third, and Mountain View edged the Lions, 22-21, in the fourth.
Nate Goodenough scored 22 points and Nick Schermerhorn added 16 to lead Mountain View while Chad Wescott added 14 and Brett Crowley had 12.
The Forest City boys’ basketball team picked up a 59-51 victory at home over Lackawanna Trail on Friday after it took a 53-45 loss from Carbondale at home on Tuesday evening.
Against Trail, the Lions came out to a 15-14 lead after the first quarter and led 27-25 at halftime.
However, the Foresters put together an 19-8 run in the third quarter to take the lead and despite the Lions outscoring the Foresters 16-15 in the fourth, Forest City held on to win.
Forest City was led by Matt Mevins with 22 points while Mitchell Blake had 10 points and P. Coles scored nine as the Foresters won for the first time for head coach Mike Latrella.
On Tuesday, the Foresters and Chargers each scored 10 in the first and the Foresters held a 20-16 lead at halftime.
However, Carbondale paced the Foresters 19-12 in the third and 18-13 in the fourth to seal the victory.
Jon DeEsch led the Foresters with 17 while Nevins chipped in 12 points.
The Susquehanna boys’ basketball team took a 60-35 victory over Mountain View on the road on Friday night.
Mountain View took an early lead, outscoring the Sabers 15-8 in the first, but Susquehanna came back with a 19-2 second quarter to hold a 27-17 lead by halftime
.In the third, the Sabers outscored the Eagles 24-9 to increase its lead and after each team scored nine in the fourth, Susquehanna came away with the win.
Andrzej Tomczyk led three Sabers in double digits with 24 points while Cole Mallery added 13 and Josh Wheeler had 10.
Mountain View was led by Dylan Bradley’s nine points while Nate Goodenough chipped in seven.
The Blue Ridge Raider basketball team took a 63-49 loss from Lakeland at home on Friday night.
The Raiders were outscored by Lakeland 12-8 in the first and 16-11 in the second to trail 28-19 at the half.
In the second half, Lakeland outscored the Raiders 20-7 in the third and despite the Raiders posting a 23-15 fourth quarter, the Chiefs came away with the win.
The Raiders were led by Sawyer Dearborn’s 21 points while Chris Carlsen had 11 and Tyler Drake added seven.