Local roundup: Lycoming men win Basinger tournament

Chris Wallace scored a season-high 22 points to go with nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks to cap an MVP performance and the ninth-ranked Lycoming men’s basketball team got out to another big first-half lead en route to an 88-71 win over Carnegie Mellon in the championship game of the Louis Fleming Basinger Tournament on Saturday at Lamade Gym.

It was Lycoming’s third straight Basinger Tournament championship, as the team set the mark for the longest win streak and the best start in program history, heading into the 2018 portion of the schedule with a perfect 13-0 record. The previous longest streak was 12 set by the 2011-12 team. Wallace earned tournament MVP honors with him averaging 18.5 points in Lycoming’s two wins.

Alex Newbold totaled 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals and Ronald Jefferson notched 10 points, five rebounds and two assists. Also earning a spot on the all-tournament team was Calvin Chandler, who added seven points and six rebounds off the bench after scoring 12 points in the opening round on Friday night against SUNY New Paltz.

Lock Haven’s rally fell short to Bloomsburg, 76-67. Ra’eese Hunt scored 12 points with 11 rebounds in the loss.

Jeremiah Worthem led Mansfield with a game-high 20 points, but East Stroudsburg proved to be too much in an 88-63 win over Mansfield.

• In women’s basketball, freshman Ahnera Parker scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Lock Haven to its first PSAC win of the season 66-57 over Bloomsburg.

Ann McKnight hit a pair of free throws to force overtime as PSAC East-leading East Stroudsburg went on to triumph 83-79 despite a career-high 35 points from Mansfield’s Brielle Kelly.

• In wrestling, Buck­nell’s Tyler Smith posted a 5-1 record to place third in the 141-pound weight class at the 55th Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. Smith, who captured his bronze medal on the strength of a 10-4 victory over Purdue’s Nate Limmex, moved to 90-34 in his collegiate career.

men’s baSketball

Lycoming 88,

Carnegie Mellon 71

Carnegie Mellon (4-5)

Ryan Maha 6-13 2-2 19; Seth Henry 7-10 0-0 14; Zach Howarth 3-9 3-4 11; Trent Suddeth 2-5 2-5 6; Patrick Ehland 3-5 0-1 6; Colin McNeil 2-5 2-4 6; Zach Watson 2-8 1-1 5; Cooper Williams 1-3 0-0 3; Matt Carson 0-0 1-2 1; Mecca Parker 0-1 0-0 0; Ethan Miller 0-1 0-0 0; Thomas Cook 0-1 0-0 0; Daniel Weiss 0-4 0-0 0; Totals 26-65 11-19 71.

Lycoming (12-0)

Chris Wallace 9-16 4-4 22; Alex Newbold 5-8 3-3 13; Ronald Jefferson 5-8 0-1 10; TJ Duckett 3-5 0-0 9; D’Yante Doughty 3-7 1-1 8; Ramadan Jennings 3-4 1-2 7; Calvin Chandler 3-8 0-0 7; Dayvon Cuffey 2-5 0-0 4; Damani Myers 1-5 0-0 2; Darius Dangerfield 1-5 0-0 2; Devon Taylor 1-2 0-0 2; Tamer Tamer 1-4 0-0 2; Totals 37-77 9-11 88.

Halftime: Lycoming, 52-34. 3 point goals — Carnegie Mellon 8-26 (Maha 5-11; Howarth 2-3; Williams 1-3; McNeil 0-1; Watson 0-4; Henry 0-1; Parker 0-1; Weiss 0-2;), Lycoming 5-19 (Duckett 3-5; Chandler 1-2; Doughty 1-4; Jefferson 0-1; Myers 0-2; Wallace 0-1; Dangerfield 0-2; Taylor 0-1; Tamer 0-1;). Fouled out – None. Rebounds — Carnegie Mellon 36 (Suddeth 10), Lycoming 45 (Wallace 9). Assists — Carnegie Mellon 15 (Watson 5), Lycoming 20 (Newbold 5). Total fouls — Carnegie Mellon 13, Lycoming 18. Technical fouls — Carnegie Mellon 1, Lycoming 0. A-147

BLOOMSBURG 87,

LOCK HAVEN 76

BLOOMSBURG (6-4, 2-4 PSAC)

MOORE, Hashim 11-12 2-3 24; MORTELLITE,Christian 6-15 3-4 16; MAURAS, Khary 5-14 1-4 13; ROSE, Kyle-Michael 4-8 4-4 12; HARRIOTT, Austin 4-6 1-3 9; SAXTON, Sam 2-7 0-0 5; KACHELRIES, Matthew 1-2 0-0 3; BUNYON, Myles 1-1 0-0 3; KING, Nicholas 1-1 0-0 2; MORTELLITE, Peyton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-66 11-18 87.

LOCK HAVEN (3-7, 1-5 PSAC)

Tarojae Brake 9-15 0-0 22; Amir Hinton 6-16 3-3 15; Ra’eese Hunt 6-12 0-0 12; Matt Cerruti 4-10 0-0 10; Jihad Barnes 3-8 2-2 8; Marques Jackson 2-5 1-1 5; Jesse McPherson 1-3 2-4 4. Totals 31-69 8-10 76.

Halftime: Bloomsburg, 46-36. 3-point goals–Bloomsburg 6-14 (MAURAS, 2-3; MORTELLITE 1-5; KACHELRIES, 1-2; SAXTON, 1-3; BUNYON, 1-1), Lock Haven 6-19 (Brake 4-7; Cerruti 2-5; Hunt 0-2; Barnes 0-1; Jackson 0-1; Hinton 0-3). Fouled out–None. Rebounds–Bloomsburg 38 (MAURAS, 7; MORTELLITE 7), Lock Haven 37 (Hunt 11). Assists–Bloomsburg 15 (MAURAS, Khary 4), Lock Haven 15 (Barnes 6). Total fouls–Bloomsburg 13, Lock Haven 15. Technical fouls-None. A-174

Women’s basketball

LOCK HAVEN 66,

BLOOMSBURG 57

BLOOMSBURG (5-7, 2-4 PSAC)

MONTANA, Taylor 6-15 3-5 15; CORRIDONI, Meghan 5-11 2-2 13; MYERS, Leah 4-6 1-4 9; MACK, Alyssa 2-9 2-2 7; MOLNAR, Marissa 2-6 0-0 5; BRANDT, Megan 2-6 0-0 4; LEE, Darcy 1-2 0-0 3; SAXTON, Emma 0-3 1-4 1; OETH, Lauren 0-0 0-0 0; SPADACCINO, Payton 0-1 0-0 0; SNEIDMAN, Taylor 0-3 0-0 0; MALDONADO, Marianna 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-64 9-17 57.

LOCK HAVEN (2-8, 1-5 PSAC)

Ahnera Parker 7-13 2-3 18; J. Shelton-Burleigh 5-9 5-6 15; Kayla Henderson 5-10 3-4 13; Becca Reilly 2-7 0-0 6; Bink Redman 2-9 2-4 6; Rileigh Devine 1-9 2-2 5; Madison McHale 1-2 0-0 3; Annie Dombrowski 0-1 0-2 0; Mackenzie Livingston 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-61 14-21 66.

Bloomsburg 15 12 9 21 – 57

Lock Haven 16 12 19 19 – 66

3-point goals–BLOOMSBURG 4-21 (CORRIDONI, 1-3; MOLNAR, 1-3; MACK, 1-6; LEE, 1-2; SNEIDMAN, 0-3; MALDONADO, 0-1; SAXTON, 0-1; BRANDT, 0-2), Lock Haven 6-14 (Reilly 2-3; Parker 2-2; McHale 1-2; Devine 1-6; Livingston 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds–BLOOMSBURG 44 (MONTANA, 8), Lock Haven 41 (Redman 6; Parker 6). Assists–BLOOMSBURG 12 (MYERS, 3; MACK, 3), Lock Haven 9 (Henderson 3; Dombrowski 3). Total fouls–BLOOMSBURG 19, Lock Haven 21. Technical fouls—None. A-124

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