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Feb. 19, 2021 D10 Basketball Recaps: Eisenhower Boys Come Up Clutch in Win Over Iroquois; Franklin Outlasts Grove City

Eisenhower's Zane Alexander. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

Feb. 19, 2021 District 10 Basketball

BOYS

EISENHOWER 50, IROQUOIS 46

RUSSELL, Pa. – Wyatt Lookenhouse’s putback with 22.5 seconds left broke a 46-all tie and helped lift Eisenhower to a 50-46 victory over Iroquois. 

On the ensuing Iroquois possession, Eisenhower’s Kael Hunt came up with a steal, was fouled and made both free throws to put the game away. 

Hunt, who finished with 12 points, was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game. 

He talked about the win afterward: 

Owen Trumbull led Eisenhower with 15 points. The Knights were playing without three regulars in Curt Darling, Luke Smelko and Caleb Robinault. 

Lookenhouse tallied 15 points and nine rebounds for Eisenhower, while Jake Venman added seven. 

For Iroquois, Logan Briggs scored 14 points, nine of which came in the third quarter. 

Corrion Combest added 13 for the Braves, while Opal Akol and Ben Burkhardt chipped in with 10 apiece. 

FRANKLIN 56, GROVE CITY 45

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Franklin outscored Grove City by eight in the second half en route to a 56-45 win in a Region 4 showdown. 

Leading by three at halftime, the Knights were able to put the game away from the free-throw line in the second half, going 24-of-29 for the game. 

Easton Fulmer scored 18 points for Franklin, while Hayden Adams netted 16 and Zak Smith 11. 

Michael Brooks scored 16 points for Grove City and Isaac Criss 11. 

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 51, SAEGERTOWN 38

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Cambridge Springs raced out to a 16-point halftime lead en route to a 51-38 Region 2 win over Saegertown. 

Jayden Shinsky scored 11 of his team-high 15 points in the first half for the Blue Devils. 

Nathan Held chipped in with 11 points for Cambridge Springs, while Trent Wheeler added nine and Zane Smith seven. 

Brady Greco knocked down four 3’s on his way to a game-high 16 points for Saegertown. 

Max Fuller added seven points for the Panthers. 

FARRELL 60, MERCER 48

FARRELL, Pa. – Christian Hartley connected for a game-high 19 points as Farrell topped Mercer, 60-48. 

Lamont Samuels added 11 points and Omar Stewart 10 for the Steelers. 

Logan Turton and Jake Mattocks had 16 points apiece for Mercer. 

WARREN 76, TITUSVILLE 23

WARREN, Pa. – JT Blum poured in 20 points to help Warren to a 76-23 Region 5 win over Titusville. 

Parks Ordiway and Ben Berdine added 14 points each for the Dragons, while Blum added five rebounds and Tommy Nyquist six assists. 

The Dragons had 11 different players make their way into the scoring column. 

Tyler Durstine had eight points to lead Titusville. 

HARBOR CREEK 56, CORRY 45

CORRY, Pa. – Casey Smith led a balanced Harbor Creek effort with 13 points as the Huskies earned a 56-45 Region 5 road win at Corry. 

Gavin Ennis netted 13 points for the Huskies and Sam Howell 11. 

Tucker Clark scored 14 points to pact Cory and Logan Joncas chipped in with 12. 

GENERAL MCLANE 47, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 19

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Eli Bruce scored 13 points as General McLane raced past Conneaut, 47-19. 

Alex Bruce added 10 points for the Lancers. 

Mason Kroniser and Bradley Fuhrer scored four points each for Conneaut. 

YOUNGSVILLE 63, UNION CITY 50

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Youngsville outscored Union City by 13 in the first half en route to a 63-50 victory. 

Ethan Kesterholt connected on a game-high 17 points for Youngsville, while Dominic Dell and Brady Olewine netted 14 apiece. 

Matthew Bennett paced Union City with a game-high 19 points, while Cole DeSimone added 12. 

COCHRANTON 62, MAPLEWOOD 39

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Cochranton raced out to an 18-point halftime lead on its way to a 62-39 win over Maplewood. 

Spencer Kenny knocked down three 3’s on his way to a game-high 15 points. 

The Cardinals got balanced scoring across the board, as Chase Miller added 13 points, Tyler George nine and Wyatt Barzak eight. 

Luke Sleeman had 10 points to lead Maplewood. 

HICKORY 56, CATHEDRAL PREP 40

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Hickory outscored Cathedral Prep by 12 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 56-40 victory. 

Peyton Mele had a big game for the Hornets with 24 points, while Connor Evans added 16. 

Liam Galla led Cathedral Prep with 15 points and Malachi Milsap added 12. 

FAIRVIEW 62, FORT LEBOEUF 45

WATERFORD, Pa. – James Sitter scored 23 points to lead Fairview to a 62-45 Region 5 win over Fort LeBoeuf. 

Logan Frazao added 12 points for the Tigers. 

Nick Dooley led Fort LeBoeuf with a team-high 17 points, while Brandon Drayer added 12. 

MCDOWELL 75, GRAND RIVER (OHIO) 55

ERIE, Pa. – Jonah Bock exploded for 34 points as McDowell earned a 75-55 win over Grand River (Ohio). 

Jackson Hower netted 20 points for the Trojans. 

GIRLS

WARREN 49, ERIE 33

ERIE, Pa. – Warren jumped out to a 22-8 halftime lead on its way to a 49-33 Region 6 win over Erie. 

The Lady Dragons got a balanced scoring effort, as Emma Ruhlman connected for 16 points, Kelsey Stuart 14 and Riley Childress 13. 

Ruhlman added seven rebounds and four assists and Childress six assists and five rebounds. 

Torreuna Roberts had 10 points to pace Erie. 

SHENANGO 40, HICKORY 27

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Aniyah Anderson scored a game-high 15 points, but it was host Shenango that came away with a 40-27 victory. 

Kylee Rubin had nine points to lead Shenango, which had five players score between seven and nine points. 

McKenzie Gustas added seven points for Hickory. 

MCDOWELL 49, CORRY 18

CORRY, Pa. – Emina Selimovic scored 13 points as McDowell powered past Corry, 49-18. 

Ella Gebhardt and Jessica Hetz added 10 points apiece for the Trojans. 

Skylar Riedel had nine points to pace Corry. 

FARRELL 49, MERCER 36 

FARRELL, Pa. – Sanaa Brodie scored a game-high 28 points to lead Farrell past Mercer. 

Peyton Miller led Mercer with 13 points. 

NORTH EAST 48, CONNEAUT (OHIO) 13

CONNEAUT, OHIO – Alex Cozzens scored 14 points to help North East to a 48-13 victory over Conneaut. 

Grace Sanfillipo added 11 for North East.

 

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