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Local roundup: Wellsboro’s Poirier and Leach earn NTL honors

Wellsboro junior Will Poirier and senior Luke Leach were named NTL Players of the Year in boys soccer. Poirier was the league’s Offensive Player of the Year and Leach was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year with Athens’ David Scheftic.

Wellsboro’s Kaeden Mann, Joseph Grab, Zach Singer, Luke Pondo and Zach Rowland were all NTL all-star selections as well.

Mann and Grabb were first-team forwards, Singer was a first-team defender, Pondo was a second-team midfielder and Rowland was a second-team defender.

• Senior Jahmir Green scored a career-high 20 points, including a triple to tie the game late in the second half, but Nyack College used a late run to escape Bowman Gymnasium with a 91-87 non-conference victory.

The Mounties (1-3) shot 45% from the floor and outshot the Warriors, 10-2, at the line to head into the break with a 47-40 advantage.

Green knocked down four free-throws and two trifectas on his way to 20 points. Christian Simmons poured in 21 points and pulled in six rebounds and Trevor English added a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double. Tyler Moffe netted a season-high 14 points and dished out a game-high eight helpers, while Taylor Sweeney scored 10 points off the bench.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Nyack 91, Mansfield 87

MANSFIELD (1-3)

Christian Simmons 8-13 4-8 21; Jahmir Green 7-14 4-6 20; Trevor English 5-8 4-9 14; Tyler Moffe 4-9 6-6 14; Taylor Sweeney 3-8 2-2 10; Garrett Cook 2-7 0-0 6; Tariq Sadu 1-2 0-0 2; Reilly Collins 0-0 0-0 0; Eli Alvin 0-0 0-0 0; Richard Oppong 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-62 20-31 87.

NYACK (3-2)

Joel Bailey 8-14 11-14 27; Junior Graham 8-9 0-0 16; Curtis Thompson 5-7 2-3 13; Jayden Dawson 5-9 1-1 13; Thomas Nolan 2-9 3-4 9; Kennith Ford 2-6 2-2 6; Michael Harrison 1-4 1-1 3; D’ondre Dent 1-2 0-0 2; Jordan Rodriguez 0-5 2-2 2; Luis Escobar 0-1 0-0 0; Austin Toomalatai 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 32-70 22-27 91.

Halftime: Mansfield, 47-40. 3-point goals: Mansfield 7-24 (Sweeney 2-6; Green 2-5; Cook 2-7; Simmons 1-4; Oppong 0-1; Moffe 0-1), Nyack 5-23 (Nolan 2-7; Dawson 2-4; Thompson 1-1; Rodriguez 0-4; Toomalatai 0-4; Ford 0-1; Bailey 0-2). Fouled out: Mansfield-Moffe; Nyack-Graham; Dawson. Rebounds: Mansfield 43 (English 12), Nyack 36 (Bailey 5). Assists: Mansfiedl 16 (Moffe 8), Nyack 20 (Bailey 6). Total fouls: Mansfield 21, Nyack 21. Technical fouls: Mansfield-none; Nyack-none. A: 100

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