HERMITAGE, Pa. – Franklin handed Hickory its first region loss in three years with an 81-69 win in their Region 4 showdown.
The loss was the first in region play for the Hornets since a 61-58 setback to Sharon on Jan. 5, 2019.
The Knights trailed 32-30 at halftime, but came out in the second half and outscored Hickory 33-19 in the third quarter.
Luke Guth scored 12 of his 19 points in the third, while Damon Curry had eight of his team-high 20 in the frame. Easton Fulmer also scored 18 points for the Knights, while Scott Walters added 12.
The Knights overcame a big game from Hickory’s Joey Fazzone, who scored 17 of his game-high 24 points in the second half
Aidan Enoch drained five triples on his way to 17 points for the Hornets, while Jackson Pryts had 15.
GENERAL MCLANE 54, GREENVILLE 37
GREENVILLE, Pa. – General McLane outscored Greenville by 14 points in the first half to a 54-37 non-region victory.
Danny Bruce scored eight of his game-high 13 points in the first half for GM, while Jeremiah Schreiber netted 12 and Owen Martin and Jackson Dailey seven each.
Jalen Ritzert scored seven of his team-high 11 points in the fourth quarter for Greenville, while Noah Philson added 10 and Logan Lentz eight.
WARREN 72, TITUSVILLE 51
TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Warren led by 20 (23-3) after the first quarter on its way to a 72-51 Region 5 win over Titusville.
Owen Becker led Warren with 13 points, as the Dragons had 10 different players make their way into the scoring column.
Parks Ordiway finished with 12 points for Warren, while JT Blum had 10 and Bryce Blair and Tommy Nyquist eight each.
Manny Perez scored a game-high 15 points for Titusville, while Tyler Durstine added 12 and Isaiah Colon 10.
EISENHOWER 64, IROQUOIS 62
LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Eisenhower built a 15-point first-quarter lead and held off a late Iroquois rally for a 64-62 win.
Wyatt Lookenhouse had another big game for the Knights, pouring in 25 points. Curt Darling finished with 19 points for Ike and Kyler Black 13.
The Knights overcame a big game from Iroquois Ben Burkhardt, who scored 33 points, including six threes. Corrion Bombest added 16 for the Braves.
COCHRANTON 47, MAPLEWOOD 20
GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Wyatt Barzak led a balanced effort with 11 points as Cochranton earned a 47-20 Region 2 win over Maplewood.
The Cardinals led 24-10 at halftime.
Landon Homa, Chase Miller, and Kyle Hoffman netted eight points each for the Cardinals.
Cole Doolittle had eight points to lead Maplewood.
UNION CITY 74, YOUNGSVILLE 43
UNION CITY, Pa. – Matt Bennett scored 13 of his 27 points in the first quarter as Union City earned a 74-43 Region 2 win over Youngsville.
Union City led 34-2 at the end of the first quarter.
Kyler Shaffer scored 16 points for Union City, while Cole DeSimone and Wyatt Post scored 14 and 13 points respectively.
Waylon Moore had a team-high 12 points for Youngsville, while Blake Myers netted 10.
FARRELL 71, WEST MIDDLESEX 58
FARRELL, Pa. – Malachi Owens led a balanced Farrell effort with 16 points as the Steelers earned a 71-58 win over West Middlesex.
The Steelers held a 42-32 edge in the second half on their way to the win.
Lamont Samuels went 11-of-12 from the free-throw line and finished with 15 points for the Steelers, while Omar Stewart added 13.
Richie Preston scored a game-high 20 points for West Middlesex, while Tanner Shick added 15.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 45, SAEGERTOWN 41
SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Cambridge Springs outscored Saegertown 25-15 in the second half on its way to a 45-41 Region 2 win.
Josh Reisenauer led Cambridge Springs with 17 points, while Nathan Held added 11 and Hunter Spaid nine for the Blue Devils.
Henry Shaffer scored 10 points and Jaden Wilkins nine for the Panthers.
GROVE CITY 54, SHARON 33
GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City built a double-digit first-quarter lead (19-9) against Sharon on their way to a 54-33 Region 4 win.
Nathan Greer lead a balanced effort for the Eagles with 13 points, while Josh Dreves added 11 and Landon Haggart and Dylan Stull eight each.
Dreves scored nine of his 11 points in the first-quarter run for GC.
Santino Piccirilli and Lamont Austin had 10 points each for Sharon.
FAIRVIEW 69, FORT LEBOEUF 35
WATERFORD, Pa. – Fairview went on a 23-4 second-quarter run to win its Region 5 opener, 69-35 over Fort LeBoeuf.
James Sitter led a balanced effort for the Tigers with 22 points, while Logan Frazao netted 15 and Jeremy Frazao 12.
John Seyboldt and Tyler Shultz added six points each for the now 8-0 Tigers.
Carson Papay had 10 points for Fort LeBoeuf.
BROOKVILLE 69, MEADVILLE 67
MEADVILLE, Pa. – In a back-and-forth interdistrict affair, unbeaten Brookville pulled out a 69-67 road win over Meadville.
The Raiders (8-0) were down three, 53-50, heading to the fourth quarter but scored six points in the opening minute of the quarter to take a 56-55 lead on a Danny Lauer bucket.
Brookville extended the lead to as many as five points in the quarter, but Meadville came back and was within two, 64-62, when the Raiders’ Hunter Geer scored on a putback with 1:05 left to make it 66-62.
Griffin Ruhlman then hit a pair of free throws with 30.2 to play to make it 68-62.
Lucas Luteran kept the Bulldogs alive with a 3-pointer with just under 10 seconds left to make it 68-65, but Lauer hit the front end of a one-and-one with 6.4 seconds to play to make it 69-65. Meadville’s Khalon Simmons then scored at the horn to set the final tally.
Meadville had the early advantage going ahead 27-17 early in the second quarter before Brookville got back within three, 35-32 at halftime.
Ruhlman had a career-high 24 points for the Raiders with Lauer adding 18, including seven in the fourth quarter. Ian Pete chipped in nine, and Geer eight for Brookville.
Simmons tied Ruhlman for game-high honors with 24 points with Luteran adding 17 and Jack Burchard 13.
ROCKY GROVE 63, COMMODORE PERRY 20
HADLEY, Pa. – Rocky Grove’s Isaac Clayton scored 20 points as the Orioles earned a 63-20 win over Commodore Perry.
The Orioles led 40-7 at halftime.
D’Andre Whitman had 14 points and Reece Henderson 10 for Rocky Grove.
OIL CITY 60, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 32
OIL CITY, Pa. – Oil City led 20-4 after the first quarter and never looked back in a 60-32 Region 5 win over Conneaut (Pa.).
Four Oil City players scored at least eight points, with Judias Johnson leading the way with 16. Jake Hornbeck added 11, Cam VanWormer nine and Sayyid Donald eight.
Rayge Michaud and Connor Perrye had 11 points each for Conneaut.
HARBOR CREEK 66, CORRY 41
HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Jaden Rocco scored 25 points as Harbor Creek handed Corry its first loss of the season, 66-41.
The Huskies built a 37-19 halftime lead on their way to the win.
Nick Krahe had 19 points for Harbor Creek and Travis Kruszewski eight.
Logan Joncas paced Corry with 17 points.
SENECA 57, ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 31
WATTSBURG, Pa. – Jacob Young scored 15 points as Seneca earned a 57-31 win over Erie First Christian.
The Bobcats led by 11 at halftime and outscored the Eagles 24-8 in the third quarter.
Bobby Yost had 14 points for the Bobcats and Colton Trimble seven.
Sam Gonzalez had 14 points for EFC.
FAIRVIEW 64, MEADVILLE 12
FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Hope Garrity drilled seven threes and 16 of her game-high 31 points in the first quarter to lead Fairview to a 64-12 win over Meadville.
Fairview led by 19 after the first quarter en route to the win.
Caroline Zentis had 10 points, Sara Gennuso eight, and Brenna Cronin seven for the Tigers.
Reese Burnett had five points to pace Meadville.
LAKEVIEW 39, COCHRANTON 34
COCHRANTON, Pa. – Reese Gadsby scored 20 points as Lakeview outlasted Cochranton.
The Sailors built a 21-12 halftime lead en route to the win.
Amber Sefton added seven points and Emma Marstellar six for Lakeview.
Jaylin McGill scored 18 points to lead Cochranton, while Carly Richter added nine.
SHARON 45, JAMESTOWN 30
SHARON, Pa. – Tay Chester scored 15 points as Sharon beat Jamestown, 45-30.
Ella Connelly added seven points for Sharon, which led 22-13 at halftime.
Stacie Weimert pumped in a game-high 20 points for Jamestown.