ERIE, Pa. – One great shot deserved another.
McDowell’s Jake Banks scored 21 points, including the final two on a jumper in overtime to lift the Trojans to a dramatic 59-57 Region 6 win over Erie.
McDowell trailed by 10 at halftime but rallied and actually led three in the waning seconds of regulation, but Erie’s Andreas McCullum drained a three at as time expired at the end of regulation to force overtime at 48-all.
The win gave McDowell a split of the season series after Erie earned a 65-46 win back on Jan. 13.
Brody Paris was also in double figures with 10 points for McDowell.
Kre Thompson had 15 points and Layveon Gore 12 for the Royals.
HICKORY 72, GREENVILLE 30
GREENVILLE, Pa. – Hickory scored 27 points in the first quarter and never looked back in a 72-30 Region 4 win over Greenville.
Eleven different Hickory players made their way into the scoring column, led by Aidan Enoch, who poured in 18 points. Jackson Pryts tallied 14 points for the Hornets and Joey Fazzone 13 (11 in the first half).
Jalen Ritzert scored 16 points to lead Greenville and Jase Herrick added 10.
SAEGERTOWN 65, IROQUOIS 30
SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Henry Shaffer led four Saegertown players in double figures with 16 points as the Panthers stayed atop the Region 2 standings with a 65-30 win over Iroquois.
The Panthers led 36-11 at halftime en route to the win, as Brady Greco finished with 13 points, Jaden Wilkins 12, and Isaac Johnson 11.
Logan Briggs had 11 points for Iroquois.
FAIRVIEW 85, TITUSVILLE 35
TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Fairview erupted for 36 points in the first quarter in an 85-35 Region 5 win over Titusville.
James Sitter led three Tigers in double figures, pouting in 26 points, while Logan Frazao added 16 and Tyler Shultz 10.
Isaiah Colon had nine points to lead Titusville.
CORRY 40, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 27
LINESVILLE, Pa. – Logan Joncas poured in 20 points as Corry earned a 40-27 Region 5 win over Conneaut (Pa.).
The Beavers outscored the Eagles 13-5 in the fourth quarter, as Nick Brundage added 12 points.
Alex Nottingham had 11 points to pace Conneaut.
CATHEDRAL PREP 64, GENERAL MCLANE 52
EDINBORO, Pa. – Jake Sambuchino and Tavion Spencer scored 14 points apiece as Cathedral Prep earned a 64-52 Region 6 win over General McLane.
After trailing 28-25 at halftime, Prep outscored GM 39-24 in the second half.
Nick Lydic added 12 points for the Ramblers.
Jeremiah Schreiber led GM with 17 points.
FAIRVIEW 56, FORT LEBOEUF 34
WATERFORD, Pa. – Hope Garrity led three Fairview players in double figures with 19 points, including five triples as the Lady Tigers stayed perfect with a 56-34 win over Fort LeBoeuf.
Fairview led 33-14 at halftime en route to the win.
Ella Garrity had 12 points for Fairview, while Sara Gennuso added 10 and Bre Hedit eight.
Alee Young led Fort LeBoeuf with 14 points and Jillian Soder netted 13.
NORTHWESTERN 34, IROQUOIS 30
LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Chloe Yazembiak scored 17 points to lead Northwestern to a 34-20 win over Iroquois.
Alena Krysiak had 10 points for Iroquois.