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Local roundup: Canton rides big first quarter to win over Montgomery

In boys basketball, Canton jumped out to a 27-6 first-quarter lead en rout to a 66-44 win over Montgomery. Ben Knapp led Canton with 14 points while Michael Smithers (13) and Cooper Kitchen (12) combined for 25. Kalen Guyer led Montgomery with 13 points.

• In girls basketball, Grace Kelleher scored a game-high 16 points, but Lewisburg narrowly fell to Southern Columbia, 46-44.

Canton jumped out to an early first quarter lead, but was outscored in each of the remaining three quarters, resulting in a 37-23 defeat at the hands of Athens. Tamara Hess finished with a team-high 10 points.

In a defensive showdown against two teams looking to jolt their season in the right direction, Montoursville came away with a 27-21 victory over Hughesville. Maddie Adams finished with a team-high 10 points while going 6 of 8 from the line.

Emma Poirier netted a game-high 21 points to lead Wellsboro to a 71-49 victory over North Penn-Liberty. Cathryn Brought added 14 for the Green Hornets.

Katelyn Wilson knocked down five 3-pointers for a game-high 23 points to lead Williamsport past Bellefonte, 73-62. Jada Whaley added 19 points while going 8 of 10 from the line for the Millionaires.

• In high school wrestling, Robert Gardner picked up South Williamsport’s lone win with a 10-7 decision at 106 pounds, as the Mounties fell to Southern Columbia, 66-3.

Grant Adams (285), Justin Gessner (132), Logan Bartlett (138), Austin Ruhl (145), Ronnie Lentz (160) and Dakotah Snyder (220) all won via pin as Lewisburg dominated the contested matches on its way to an 84-0 win over Loyalsock.

Colby Puderbach earned a pin at 145, but Montgomery dropped a narrow match to Benton, 42-36.

• In boys swimming, Ross Flerage (50-yard freestyle) and Riley Hockman (200-yard Individual Medley) each earned individual wins and helped their respective relay teams’ to victories to help Williamsport defeat Central Mountain 79-50.

• In girls swimming, Lydia Smith picked up individual wins in the 100-yard freestyle and the 22-yard Individual Medley, while helping the 200-yard medley relay team to a first place finish to lead Williamsport to a 100-70 victory over Central Mountain.

• In men’s basketball, Penn College dropped a 110-72 decision to SUNY Delhi. Ryan Lockman paced Penn College with 20 points and grabbed five rebounds. Loyalsock graduate Ben Sosa finished with 14 points and seven rebounds and Elijah Vazquez netted 10 in his Penn College debut, but SUNY Delhi hit 20 of 39 3-pointers and opened up a 60-30 halftime lead.

• In women’s basketball, Penn College fell to Misericordia, 88-46. The Wildcats fell to 1-10, while the Cougars remained unbeaten at 12-0. The Wildcats were led by a team-high 13 points and five rebounds by Gwendolyn Lavelle.

Boys Basketball

Canton 66, Montgomery 44

Canton (66)

Cameron Bellows 0 0-0 0, Reese Allen 0 4-4 4, Joel Schoonover 0 2-2 2, Zach Davy 0 0-0 0, Isaiah Niemczyk 4 0-2 8, Cooper Kitchen 4 2-2 12, Camden Route 1 0-0 3, Zach Rentzel 3 0-0 6, Michael Smithers 6 1-1 13, Caiden Williams 2 0-0 4, Ben Knapp 7 0-7 14. Totals 27 9-18 66.

Montgomery (44)

Logan Almeida 4 0-1 9, Vaughan Ault 1 2-2 4, Maurice Walters 3 0-0 6, Coltin Hans 1 0-1 2, Steven Prince 3 0-1 7, Brent Leon 0 0-0 0, Kalen Guyer 6 1-3 13, Owen Smith 1 0-0 3. Totals 19 3-8 44.

Canton 27 12 8 19- 66

Montgomery 6 5 19 14- 44

3-point goals: Canton 3 (Kitchen 2, Route); Montgomery 3 (Almeida, Prince, Smith)

Record: Montgomery (0-6)

Next: Montgomery at Muncy (Mon.)

Girls Basketball

Southern Columbia 46, Lewisburg 44

Lewisburg (44)

Grace Kelleher 6 4-5 16, Erin Hilkert 2 1-1 5, Allie Reed 2 0-0 4, Sydney Hoffman 0 0-0 0, Katy Martin 3 0-0 6, Roz Noone 3 0-0 8, Hope Drumm 2 0-0 5, Zo’Iman Tutler 0 0-0 0. Totals18 5-6 44.

Southern Columbia (46)

Sarah Rodriguez 1 2-2 4, Faith Callahan 1 0-0 3, Grace Callahan 1 0-0 2, Summer Tillett 2 2-4 6, Morgan Marks 2 0-0 4, Jill Marks 5 6-9 16, Morgan Cole 4 1-2 9, Rilya Wisloski 1 0-2 2. Totals 17 11-19 44

Lewisburg 7 13 15 9- 44

Southern Columbia 10 9 18 9- 46

3-point goals: Lewisburg 3 (Noone 2, Drumm); Southern 1 (F. Callahan)

Athens 37, Canton 23

Canton (23)

Elle Binford 3 0-2 7, Katlyn Krise 1 0-0 3, Tamara Hess 4 2-4 10, Hailey Wesneski 1 1-1 3, Reagan Kelly 0 0-0 0, Courtney Weiskopf 0 0-1 0, Gracie Mead 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 3-8 23.

Athens (37)

Kasidy Peterson 1 0-0 2, Kayleigh Miller 2 0-0 4, Haley Barry 4 0-0 8, Megan Collins 0 0-0 0, Avery Priester 2 0-0 4, Sophie Adams 2 0-0 4, Rachel Stephens 0 0-2 0, Caydence Meak 7 1-2 15. Totals 18 1-4 37.

Athen 5 10 12 10- 37

Canton 7 2 7 7- 23

3-point goals: Canton 2 (Binford, Krise).

Montoursville 27, Hughesville 21

Hughesville (21)

Cierra Getz 1 0-0 2, Alexandra Snyder 1 2-2 4, Jade Cordrey 3 2-2 10, Sydney Millheim 1 0-0 2, Sarah Pysher 1 0-0 2, Olivia Strothers 0 1-2 1 Totals 7 5-6 21.

Montoursville (27)

Allyse Marchioni 1 2-2 4, MacKenzie Weaver 2 0-0 5, Mackenzie Cohick 0 0-1 0, Lydia Albert 3 1-2 8, Maddie Adams 2 6-8 10, Totals 8 9-13 27.

Hughesville 6 7 2 6 – 21

Montoursville 7 8 5 7 – 27

3-pointers: Hughesville 2 (Cordrey 2); Montoursville 2 (Weaver, Albert).

JV Score: Montoursville 25, Hughesville 11. High Scorer: Maddie Adams 12, Montoursville.

Record: Montoursville 4-6, Hughesville 5-4.

Next Game: Montoursville at Williamsport on Saturday. Hughesville vs. Benton, Monday.

Wellsboro 71,

North Penn-Liberty 49

Liberty (49)

Rice 8 0-0 20, Brown 1 0-2 2, Mase 1 3-3 5, Moyer 0 0-0 0, Collister 0 0-0 0, Williams 1 1-2 3, Clark 1 0-0 2, Thompson 7 3-3 17. Totals: 19 7-10 49.

Wellsboro (71)

Boyce 4 0-0 8, Brought 7 0-0 14, Poirier 8 3-4 21, Singer 0 0-0 0, Hunt 2 0-0 4, Mosher 0 0-0 0, Zuchowski 0 0-0 0, Monks 5 1-2 11, Manning 3 3-4 9, Boyce 2 0-0 4. Totals 31 7-10 71.

Liberty 3 10 14 16- 49

Wellsboro 24 19 14 14- 71

3-point goals: Liberty 4 (Rice 4); Wellsboro 2 (Poirier 2).

Williamsport 73, Bellefonte 42

Williamsport (73)

Fondrea McClain 3 1-4 7, Jada Whaley 4 8-10 19, Kalindi Maggs 1 0-0 2, Emily Pardee 5 0-0 10, Katelyn Wilson 4 0-0 23, Samiyah Little 2 0-0 4, Kailee Helmrich 1 0-0 2, Enya Green-Pratt 1 0-0 2, Sophia Erb 1 2-4 4. Totals 22 6 11-18 73.

Bellefonte (62)

Steiner 1 5-8 7, Smith 9 5-6 23, Gardner 0 0-0 0, Johnson 2 1-2 5, Heist 2 2 0-0 16, Kerr 0 0-0 0, Corman 0 1-2 1, Dehame 5 0-0 10. Totals 19 2 12-18 62.

Williamsport 21 17 16 19 – 73

Bellefonte 11 18 16 13- 42

3-pointers: Williamsport 6 (Whaley, Wilson 5); Bellefonte 2 (Heist 2).

JV Score: Williamsport 59, Bellefonte 42. High Scorer: Jess Robinson 14

Record: Williamsport 3-4.

Next game: Williamsport vs. Montoursville, Saturday.

High School Wrestling

Southern Columbia 66, South Williamsport 3

285: Lear Quinton (SCAH) over Michael Fioretti (SWAH) (Fall 1:28) 106: Robert Gardner (SWAH) over Brady Feese (SCAH) (Dec 10-7) 113: Kole Biscoe (SCAH) over Harley Antram (SWAH) (Fall 1:18) 120: Garrett Krebs (SCAH) over (SWAH) (For.) 126: Double Forfeit 132: Ian Yoder (SCAH) over Landon Lorson (SWAH) (Dec 8-5) 138: Patrick Edmondson (SCAH) over Masen Lane (SWAH) (Fall 3:03) 145: Michael Miner (SCAH) over Spencer Marquardt (SWAH) (TB-1 9-6) 152: Anthony Sola (SCAH) over Lane Lusk (SWAH) (Fall 5:55) 160: Shane Miller (SCAH) over Nathan Conser (SWAH) (Fall 1:45) 170: Colin Sharrow (SCAH) over Sam Hostrander (SWAH) (Fall 2:22) 182: Tyler Waltman (SCAH) over (SWAH) (For.) 195: Gaige Garcia (SCAH) over (SWAH) (For.) 220: Preston Zachman (SCAH) over (SWAH) (For.)

Lewisburg 84, Loyalsock 0

285: Grant Adams (LAH) over Casey Stewart (LTH) (Fall 0:15) 106: Collin Adams (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 113: Kaiden Wagner (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 120: Thomas Lyons (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 126: Ethan Daniels (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 132: Justin Gessner (LAH) over Brandon Shearer (LTH) (Fall 5:37) 138: Logan Bartlett (LAH) over Jacob Huber (LTH) (Fall 1:29) 145: Austin Ruhl (LAH) over Jordan Ortiz (LTH) (Fall 1:00) 152: Broghan Persun (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 160: Ronnie Lentz (LAH) over Nicolas Andreacci (LTH) (Fall 0:25) 170: Ricky Ahir (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 182: Aaron Strosser (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 195: Raphael Gearhart (LAH) over (LTH) (For.) 220: Dakotah Snyder (LAH) over James Shearer (LTH) (Fall 0:44)

Benton 42, Montgomery 36

220: Zach Poust (BAH) over (MAH) (For.) 285: Teagan Benner (BAH) over (MAH) (For.) 106: Zach Kremer (BAH) over (MAH) (For.) 113: Blake Snyder (MAH) over (BAH) (For.) 120: Mason Smith (BAH) over Elijah Alexander (MAH) (Fall 3:52) 126: Caden Temple (BAH) over Kai Felix (MAH) (Fall 3:30) 132: Double Forfeit 138: Devon Deem (MAH) over (BAH) (For.) 145: Colby Puderbach (MAH) over Michael Mason (BAH) (Fall 5:33) 152: Nolan Lear (BAH) over (MAH) (For.) 160: Kaide Drick (MAH) over (BAH) (For.) 170: Kaleb Michael (BAH) over Ben Marino (MAH) (Fall 1:16) 182: Gabe Wright (MAH) over (BAH) (For.) 195: Daniel Beckley (MAH) over (BAH) (For.)

Girls Swimming

Williamsport 100, Central Mountain 70

200-yd medley relay: W (Lydia Smith, Isabelle Griswold, Mallory Pardoe, Sarah Waltz) 2:00.59. 200-yd free: C (Hannah Brian) 2:13.20. 200-yd IM: W (Lydia Smith) 2:27.12. 50-yd free: C (Mikayla Rich) 26.26. 100-yd fly: W (Elisa Dinicola) 1:05.44. 100-yd free: W (Lydia Smith) 58.83. 500-yd free: W (Isabelle Griswold) 5:52.54. 200-yd free relay: W (Amber Hakes, Ella Meckley, Elisa Dinicola, Amy Jarvis). 100-yd back: W (Mallory Pardoe) 1:05.02. 100-yd breast: W (Ellie Fisher) 1:15.66. 400-yd free relay: W (Isabelle Griswold, Amy Jarvis, Elisa Dinicola, Mallory Pardoe) 3:56.85.

Boys Swimming

Williamsport 79, Central Mountain 50

200-yd medley relay: W (Riley Hockman, Devon Shank, Joshua Bonislawski, Matthew Beard) 1:49.90. 200-yd free: C (Parker Orndorf) 2:02.18. 200-yd IM: W (Riley Hockman) 2:17.47. 50-yd free: W (Ross Flerlage) 25.06. 100-yd fly: C (James Riccardo) 58.75. 100-yd free: W (Gabe Manetta) 1:09.06. 500-yd free: W (Matthew Getgen) 6:24.55. 200-yd free relay: W (Joshua Bonislawski, Ross Flerage, Devon Shank, Matthew Beard) 1:36.49. 100-yd back: C (James Riccardo) 1:03:57. 100-yd breast: C (Parker Orndorf) 1:11.96. 400-yd free relay: C (Vincent Kopysciansky, James Riccardo, Leisher, Parker Orndorf).

Men’s Basketball

SUNY DELHI 110,

Penn College 72

PENN COLLEGE (72)

Ryan Lockman 9-11 2-2 20, Ben Sosa 5-10 2-5 13, Carson Garvis 3-11 0-0 9, Spencer Bartron 1-7 0-0 3, Obens Luxama 0-2 0-0 0, Elijah Vazquez 4-10 0-0 10, Anthony Deitrick 2-5 1-2 5, Frank Tuason 2-3 0-0 5, Jordan Tyson 2-3 0-0 4, Trey McCullough 0-1 0-0 0, Brandon Fedoriw 0-4 0-0 0, Matt Salvent 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-67 8-15 72.

SUNY DELHI (110)

Carlos Ithier 8-12 0-0 23, Will Knight 8-15 0-0 22, Jordan Fragale 5-6 2-3 12, Payton Dean 5-6 0-0 10, Mavenson Therneus 0-4 0-0 0, Norman Wilson 4-6 2-4 10, Jared Beach 3-6 0-0 8, Justin Daoud 2-2 0-0 6, Nate Craft 2-3 0-0 4, Jacob Beach 2-4 0-0 4, Baba Babalola 1-2 1-2 4, Jordan Jackson 1-2 1-1 4, Saquan Goland 0-2 2-4 2, Donavyn Perrin 1-2 0-0 2, Jalen Stewart 0-1 0-2 0, Manny Cheema 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 42-73 6-12 110.

Halftime: SUNY Delhi 60-30

3-point goals: Penn College 8-32 (Sosa 1-3, Garvis 3-9, Bartron 1-6, Luxama 0-2, Vazquez 2-6, Tuason 1-2, McCullough 0-1, Fedoriw 0-3); SUNY Delhi 20-39 (Ithier 7-11, Knight 6-12, Therneus 0-1, Wilson 2-4, Beach 2-4, Daoud 2-2, Beach 0-2, Babalola 1-1, Jackson 0-1, Perrin 0-1). Fouled out: Penn College-none. SUNY Delhi-none. Rebounds: Penn College 31 (Sosa 7); SUNY Delhi 46 (Dean 10). Assists: Penn College 18 (Sosa 5); SUNY Delhi 32 (Fragale 13). Total fouls: Penn College 10, SUNY Delhi 11.

Women’s Basketball

Misericordia 88,

Penn College 46

Penn College (46)

Gwendolyn Lavelle 5-13 0-0 13, Klock Madison 4-9 1-2 9, Maci Ilgen 2-10 4-6 9, Cassi Kuhns 3-12 0-0 6, Tori Wolfe 2-8 0-0 4, Olivia Johnson 1-3 0-0 3, Arianna Burke 1-5 0-0 2, Kiara Fry 0-3 0-0 0, Erin Shaffer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-63 5-8 46.

Misericordia (88)

Japriya Carroll 4-18 2-2 12, Kalynn Sefrick 5-9 0-0 12, Tessa Zamolyi 4-7 2-2 11, Rachel Carmody 4-6 0-0 8, Paige Wampole 1-5 0-0 2, Erica Haefele 4-8 0-0 9, Emma Hayes 3-4 1-2 8, Leanne Forsyth 3-3 1-2 7, Nora Tracey 3-5 0-0 6, Jordan Barth 3-3 0-0 6, Marykate Guerriero 2-5 1-3 5, Liz Waleski 1-4 0-0 2, Shea Matta 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-78 6-8 88.

Halftime: Misericordia 52-21

3-point goals: Penn College 5-15 (Lavelle 3-5, Klock 0-2, Ilgen 1-3, Kuhns 0-0, Wolfe 0-3, Johnson 1-2, Burke 0-0, Fry 0-0, Shaffer 0-0) Misericordia 8-27 (Carroll 2-7, Sefcik 1-4, Zamolyi 1-4, Carmody 0-0, Wampole 0-0, Haefele 0-0, Hayes 1-1, Forsyth 0-0, Tracey 0-0, Barth 0-0, Guerriero 1-3, Waleski 0-3, Matta 0-1. Fouled out: Penn College-none. Misericordia-none. Rebounds: Penn College 33 (Lavelle 5); Misericordia 53 (Wampole 11). Assists: Penn College (Klock 8); Misericordia (Carroll 6, Sefcik 6). Total fouls: Penn College 5, Misericordia 6.

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