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Triple Threat: North East Boys Outlast Seneca in Three OTs; Prep Knocks Off Rival McDowell Jan. 24, 2023

Cathedral Prep's Tavion Spencer. Photo Cathedral Prep athletics.

WATTSBURG, Pa. – In a wild Region 4 game, freshman Demetris Crosby poured in 37 points as North East knocked off Seneca, 82-78 in triple overtime.

Neither team was able to gain much of an advantage in the back-and-forth affair. Seneca led by three late in the first overtime, but Owen Kemp knocked in a 3 at the buzzer to send the game to the second extra session.

Seneca had slim leads in the fourth quarter and both the first and second overtimes.

Logan Kibbe had a monster effort in defeat for Seneca, scoring 34 points, including eight 3’s.

           

CATHEDRAL PREP 45, MCDOWELL 38

ERIE, Pa. – Zion Barksdale led a balanced effort with 11 points and nine rebounds as Cathedral Prep earned a 45-38 win over rival McDowell.

Prep led 23-21 at halftime and used a 14-7 run in the third quarter to help gain some breathing room.

Jake Sambuchino and Tavion Spencer had 10 points each for the Ramblers.

Tyler Grove led McDowell with 11 points, while Stephon Porter added eight.

WARREN 95, TITUSVILLE 61

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Warren put up 56 points in the first half on its way to a 95-61 win over Titusville.

The 95 points are the most scored by the Dragons since a 104-73 win over VisionQuest on Dec. 9, 2017.

Four players scored in double figures for Warren, as Parks Ordiway, Brady Berdine, and Tommy Nyquist netted 17 points apiece.

Owen Becker added 14 points for the Dragons, while Braylon Barnes had eight and Chase Sitler seven.

Manny Perez led three players in double figures for Titusville with 18 points, while Isaiah Colon had 17 and Kasen Neely 12.

JAMESTOWN 63, COMMODORE PERRY 32

               

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Cam Keyser poured in 25 points as Jamestown earned a 63-32 win over Commodore Perry.

Jamestown went on a 16-2 run in the second quarter to take a 34-20 halftime lead.

Josh Hill added nine points for the Muskies, while Cole Ternent added eight.

Christian Saxe had nine points and Kyle Stringert eight for Commodore Perry.

FRANKLIN 78, CORRY 50

CORRY, Pa. – Jalen Wood led three Franklin players in double figures with 21 points as the Knights picked up a 78-50 win over Corry.

Wood scored 11 of his 21 points in the third quarter for Franklin, which has now won six in a row.

Damon Curry netted 13 points for the Knights, while Cole Buckley added 11 and Dreyden Payne had nine.

   

Markus Lambert pumped in 20 points for Corry, while Rylan Smith added 13.

HICKORY 62, SLIPPERY ROCK 50

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Hickory outscored Slippery Rock 21-12 in the fourth quarter on its way to a 61-52 victory.

Hickory scored 17 of its points from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter, going 17-of-19 from the line over the final eight minutes and 22-of-24 for the game.

Rylan Dye had 14 points for the Hornets, including 12-of-13 from the free throw line, while Tyson Djakovich also had 14 points.

Devin Daniels was also in double figures for the Hornets with 12 points, eight of which came in the first quarter.

Slippery Rock, conversely, was 7-of-12 from the line in the game.

Dylan Gordon led the Rockets with 13 points, while Levi Prementine had 10 points, and John Sabo and Josh Book had nine apiece.

EISENHOWER 58, YOUNGSVILLE 48

RUSSELL, Pa. – Kyler Black led a balanced Eisenhower effort with 13 points as the Knights held off county rival Youngsville, 58-46.

Eisenhower led 28-24 at halftime and outscored the Eagles 30-24 in the second half.

Wyatt Lookenhouse and Kael Hunt added 12 points each for the Knights, while Kris Bunk had 10.

Koby Hendrickson led Youngsville with 14 points, while Alex Hill and Nathan Lucks netted nine each.

OIL CITY 69, CONNEAUT 32

OIL CITY, Pa. – Jake Hornbeck had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Oil City won its 10th game in a row, 69-32 over Conneaut.

The Oilers went on a 20-4 run in the second quarter, with Hornbeck scoring 10 of his points during the spurt.

Cam VanWormer netted 14 points for the Oilers, while Sayyid Donald had 12 and Connor Highfield 10.

Alex Brady had 16 points for Conneaut.

GROVE CITY 58, GREENVILLE 50

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Grove City outscored Greenville 20-14 in the fourth quarter en route to a 58-50 victory.

Brett Loughry led the way for Grove City, scoring 18 points, while Nathan Geer added 13 and Gavin Lutz 12.

Logan Lentz had 18 points for Greenville, while Noah Philson added 11.

UNION CITY 51, MAPLEWOOD 34

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Union City went on a 15-2 run in the second quarter on its way to a 51-34 win over Maplewood.

Bryce Drayer led a balanced effort with 15 points for Union City, while Josh James had 12 and Wyatt Post 11.

Cole Doolittle had 12 points for Maplewood, while Ethan Peterson added 10.

HARBOR CREEK 77, GENERAL MCLANE 68

EDINBORO, Pa. – Nick Krahe had 30 points and pulled down seven rebounds as Harbor Creek earned a 77-68 win over General McLane.

Harbor Creek went on a 23-12 run in the second quarter on its way to the win.

Brayden Wilson had 13 points and 11 boards for the Huskies, while JT DelSandro had 15 points and eight assists, and Brady Rzodkiewicz had 13 points.

FAIRVIEW 57, MERCYHURST PREP 38

ERIE, Pa. – John Seyboldt scored a career-high 24 points as Fairview earned a 57-38 win over Mercyhurst Prep.

Jeremy Frazao added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers, who have now won six in a row.

David Bahm had 10 points for Mercyhurst Prep.

SHARPSVILLE 55, WEST MIDDLESEX 42

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Liam Campbell scored 24 points as Sharpsville earned a 55-42 win over West Middlesex.

Braden Scravel also had 11 points for the Blue Devils, while Luke Staunch added nine.

Richie Preston had 22 points for West Middlesex, while Gio Rococi added 13.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 66, COCHRANTON 47

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Parker Schmidt scored 21 points as Cambridge Springs earned a 66-47 win over Cochranton.

Ethan Counassed added nine points for Cambridge Springs, which outscored Cochranton 33-16 in the middle two quarters.

Walker Carroll had a game-high 23 points for Cochranton, including six 3’s, while Landon Homa added 10 points.

MERCER 75, GEORGE JUNIOR REPUBLIC 39

MERCER, Pa. – Jake Mattocks led a balanced effort with 15 points as Mercer beat George Junior Republic, 75-39.

Daemyin Mattocks also had 14 points for Mercer and Christian Grossman had 12.

Eli Green led GJR with 17 points.

FARRELL 76, ROCKY GROVE 36

FARRELL, Pa. – Lamont Samuels led a balanced Farrell effort with 13 points as the Steelers earned a 76-36 win over Rocky Grove.

Farrell led just 12-8 after the first quarter but outscored the Orioles 44-12 over the second and third frames.

Khanye Matthews added 12 points for Farrell, while Nasir O’Kane had 11 and Malachi Owens 10.

Schiffer Anderson had nine points for Rocky Grove.

ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 64, NORTHWESTERN 51

ERIE, Pa. – Anthony Collins scored 22 points as Erie First Chrstiain earned a 64-51 win over Northwestern.

Landon Wayne had 17 points for Northwestern.

ERIE 65, MEADVILLE 53

ERIE, Pa. – Andreas McCullum scored 19 points as Erie earned a 65-53 win over Meadville.

Khalon Simmons had 15 points for Meadville.

LAKEVIEW 53, REYNOLDS 24

STONEBORO, Pa. – Lakeview went on a 21-5 run in the third quarter to earn a 53-24 win over Reynolds.

Cody Fagley had 16 points for Lakeview, while Lucas Fagley added 15 points.

PJ Winkle led Reynolds with 10 points.

SHARON 64, WILMINGTON 33

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Derek Douglas and Lamont Austin scored 17 points each as Sharon beat Wilmington, 64-33.

Santinio Piccirilli was also in double figures for Sharon with 10 points.

Anthony Reeds had 18 points for Wilmington.

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