Local roundup: Grab scores 25 in Wellsboro’s victory

From staff reports

Joseph Grab scored 25 points thanks to making six treys, Brandyn Tuttle added 11 and Wellsboro rolled to a 67-27 win over Cowanesque Valley in boys basketball on Friday. Grab tied Michael Pietropola’s mark of six 3-pointers made for second all-time in Wellsboro history.

Montoursville edged out Milton by one, 55-54. Austine Loe and Dylan Bower both scored 13 points for the Warriors and Dillon Young added 12. Milton was led by Quaylin Rice’s 15 points and Colton Loreman’s 14.

Loyalsock went into Midd-West and handled business, exiting with an 88-32 rout of the Mustangs. Gerald Ross led four Lancers in double figures, finishing with 15 points. Aiden Gair added 10 while knocking down two 3-pointers.

Led by a high-pressure defense and the ability to control the paint, North-Penn Mansfield defeated cross-town rival North-Penn liberty, 61-41. Dylan Meyer scored a game-high 19 points and Sawyer Freeman added 13.

In his first game back from injury, Jesse Williams notched a 15-point 10-rebound double-double and Justin Metzger added 13 points to lead Sullivan County to a 63-58 overtime victory over Muncy. Noah Rymsza led the Indians with a game-high 24 points. Dylan Wilt (15 points, 23 rebounds, six assists) and Kolby Moyer (13 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks) each had double-doubles for Muncy.

• The No. 14 Lock Haven University wrestling team opened the 2019 Virginia Duals with a pair of losses. The Bald Eagles fell to Virginia 32-12, before being downed by Oklahoma, 23-12. Leading the way for Lock Haven today was fourth-ranked Chance Marsteller, who went 2-0 at 165 pounds.

Zach Hartman pinned a nationally ranked opponent during the Bucknell wrestling team’s dual at Lehigh in which the Bison lost, 34-12. Hartman pinned Josh Humphreys, who came in as high as 17th, to improve to 14-4.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Wellsboro 67, Cowanesque Valley 27

COWANESQUE VALLEY (27)

Brody Johnson 0 0-0 0; Owen Fitzwater 1 0-0 3; Seth Huyler 4 0-0 10; Tyler Vargeson 1 0-0 2; Christian Kemp 1 0-0 2; Skyler Vinluan 4 0-0 8; Kurtis Easton 0 0-0 0; Dustin Vanzile 0 2-2 2. Totals 11 2-2 27.

WELLSBORO (25)

Joseph Grab 9 1-1 25; Tanner Button 3 0-0 7; Isaac Keane 0 0-0 0; Daniel Mitchell 0 1-2 1; Karter Witmer 1 0-0 2; Andrew Larson 0 0-0 0; Brandyn Tuttle 5 1-2 11; Holden Kennedy 0 0-0 0; Andrew Brelo 4 0-0 9; Cam Tennis 1 1-2 3; Hunter Brown 3 3-3 9. Totals 26 7-10 67.

CV 10 8 9 0 — 27

Wellsboro 15 21 15 16 — 67

3-point goals: CV 3 (Huyler 2, Fitzwater 1), Wellsboro 8 (Grab 6, Brelo 1, Button 1).

JV score: Wellsboro, 41-37. High scorers: Isaac Keane, W, 14; Ty Morral, W, 12; Ryan Sweet, W, 10.

Montoursville 55, Milton 54

MONTOURSVILLE (55)

Eddie Rodriguez 2 0-0 5; Dillon Young 5 0-2 12; Josh Burger 3 2-3 9; Dylan Bower 6 1-2 13; Brandon Good 1 1-2 3; Austin Loe 6 1-2 13; Jake Simms 0 0-0 0; Hunter Shearer 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 5-11 55.

MILTON 54

Eric Counsil 4 5-6 11; Quaylin Rice 7 1-2 15; Qamar Bradley 3 0-0 7; Colton Loreman 5 0-0 14; Bryce Gower 1 0-0 2; Brandon Feltman 2 0-0 5; Kenley Caputo 0 0-0 0; Philip Davis 0 0-0 0; Ethan Fischer 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 6-8 54.

Montoursville 12 12 14 17 — 55

Milton 12 8 16 17 — 54

3-point goals: Montoursville 4 (Young 2, Rodriguez 1, Burger 1), Milton 8 (Loreman 4, Counsil 2, Bradley 1, Feltman 1).

JV score: Montoursville, 54-42. High scorers: P. Mussina, Mtv, 15; Caputo, Milton, 20; Ceaser Allen, Milton, 13.

Records: Montoursville (8-2), Milton (3-10).

Loyalsock 88, Midd-West 32

LOYALSOCK (88)

Connor Watkins 5 0-0 11, Gerald Ross 7 0-0 15, Anthony Pastore 3 2-2 9, Aiden Gair 3 2-3 10, Dane Armson 4 1-2 9, Idris Ali 3 0-0 7, Saraj Ali1 0-0 2, Dom Jennings 2 0-0 6, Chase Cavanaugh 5 0-1 10, Eli Gair 2 0-0 5, Julian Wilson 2 0-2 4, Totals: 37 5-10 88.

MIDD-WEST (32)

Keenan Dietz 1 0-0 2, Dominick Abate 1 0-0 2, Josue Rodriguez 9 3-5 22, Chase Mattern 2 0-2 4, Mark Piccioni 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 3-7 32.

Loyalsock 30 19 23 16 — 88

Midd-West 9 8 8 7 – 32

3-point goals: Loyalsock 9 (Gair 2, Jennings 2, I. Ali 1, E. Gair 1, Watkins 1, Ross 1, Pastore 1) Midd-West 1 (Rodriguez 1).

JV score: Loyalsock, 66-25. High scorer: Eli Gair, L, 22.

Records: Loyalsock (11-1). Next game: Loyalsock at Athens, today.

North Penn-Mansfield 61, North Penn-Liberty 41

NORTH PENN-LIBERTY (41)

Coltin Litzelman 1 0-0 2, Noah Spencer 0 0-0 0, Duncan Zeafla 5 3-4 16, Klayton Roupp 0 0-1 0, Ethan Delker 0 0-0 0, Brandon Thompson 2 3-4 7, Koleton Roupp 0 0-0 0. Sa, Shedden 0 0-0 0, Logan Horsley 1 0-0 2, Nick Grinnell 0 0-0 0, Brandon Choplosky 3 4-5 11, Logan Choplosky 0 0-0 0. Totals: 13 11-15 41.

NORTH PENN-MANSFIELD (61)

Jayden Andrews 3 2-4 10, Brent Burleigh 1 0-0 2, Nolan Frederick 0 0-0 0, Logan Tokarz 0 1-2 1, Jacob Green 2 0-0 6, Dominic Garverick 0 0-0 0, Kamron Manikouski 1 0-1 2, Jacob Evans 0 0-0 0, Dylan Meyer 7 5-9 19, Alex Stein 0 2-2 2, Sawyer Freeman 4 3-4 13, Garrett David 2 2-4 6. Totals: 20 15-26 61.

N.P.-Liberty 6 7 15 13 – 41

N.P.-Mansfield 14 6 12 19 – 61

3-point goals: N.P.-Liberty, 4 (Zeafla 3, B. Choplosky 1), N.P.-Mansfield, (Andrews 2, Green 2, Freeman 2).

Sullivan County 63, Muncy 58 (OT)

MUNCY (58)

Kyle Lenhart 2 0-0 4, Connor Sassano 1 0-0 3, Dylan Wilt 7 0-1 14, Noah Rymsza 8 4-7 24, Max Rymsza 0 0-0 0, Tanner Gold 0 0-0 0, Kolby Moyer 4 4-5 13. Totals: 22 8-13 58.

SULLIVAN COUNTY (63)

Justin Metzger 5 4-7 15, Omar Rubio 1 0-0 3, Alex Schweitzer 0 0-0 0, Jalen Thomas 6 0-0 13, Nate Hansen 0 0-0 0, Jesse Williams 6 3-4 15, Trace Neary 0 0-0 0, Sam Carpenter 3 3-6 9, Dylan Hottenstein 2 1-2 6, Dave Pardoe 1 0-0 2. Totals: 24 11-19 63.

Muncy 11 12 20 12 3  – 58

Sullivan County 16 16 10 13 8  –63

3-point goals: Muncy 6 (Sassano, 4 N. Rymsza 1, Moyer 1). Sullivan County 4 (Metzer 1, Rubio 1, Thomas 1, Hottenstein 1).

JV score: Sullivan County, 35-32.

Records: Sullivan County (6-7), Muncy (5-6). Next game: Sullivan vs. Millville, Tues.

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