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Montoursville girls win 2nd game in less than 24 hours

Just 16 hours after winning a double overtime thriller against Hughesville, Montoursville continued its late-season surge and had four players reach double figures in a 52-41 win against Warrior Run. The Warriors made 26 foul shots and allowed just nine first-half points. MacKenzie Weaver scored 14 points, Mackenzie Cochick 13, Alaina Marchioni 11 and Maddie Adams 10. Gracy Beachel scored a game-high 21 points for Warrior Run.

Alex Chilson scored 11 points and Sarina Beiter added 8, but Williamsport fell behind early and could not rally in a 61-35 loss at Bishop McDevitt.

Lewisburg defeated Danville, 43-27, in girls basketball. Roz Noone had a strong game for the Green Dragons with a 15-point performance. Hope Drumm, Lauren Gross and Sophie Kilbride all chipped in six points each.

In addition to her six points, Kilbride added four steals, four assists and six rebounds. Regan Llanso led the team with 10 rebounds.

Milton allowed just 12 points for a second straight night, building a 30-point halftime lead and defeating Montgomery, 35-12. Kiersten Stork scored a game-high 11 points for Milton (6-8).

Josh Burger picked up and offensive rebound and hit a buzzer-beating putback as Montoursville edged Central Mountain, 51-50 in dramatic fashion. Central Mountain had rallied from a four-point fourth-quarter deficit before Burger’s heroics. Landon Reeder scored 13 points and Dillon Young 11 for Montoursville (12-4) which won its third straight. Jack Hanna had a game-high 19 for Central Mountain and Trevor Adair added 16.

Canton played strong defense against 10-win Wyalusing in a 40-22 loss. Aislyn Williams and Courtney Weiskopff each scored five points for the Warriors.

Isaiah Niemczyk erupted for a career-high 33 points and Canton scored 47 second-half points as it won at North Penn-Mansfield, 85-72. Cooper Kitchen hit four 3-pointers and also reached a career-high, scoring 21 points. Caiden Williams (13) and Cameron Bellows (10) also reached double figures. Curtis Craig scored a season-high 22 points for North Penn-Mansfield with Brock Burleigh (16) and Karson Dominick (15) combining for 31 points.

North Penn-Liberty took a big step toward securing a second straight NTL-II championship, routing current District 4 Class AA top seed Wyalusing, 70-45. NP-Liberty (10-1) made six of its eight 3-pointers during a blistering first quarter in which it outscored the Rams, 32-6. Koleton Roupp hit four treys and scored 12 points while Noah Spencer hit three from behind the arc, scoring 18 points, grabbing seven rebounds and adding seven assists. Brandon Thompson scored a game-high 20 points while pulling down six rebounds and Colton Litzleman had nine points, six rebounds and three assists.

Logan Almeida reached a career-high in points for a second time in five days, scoring 32 points, but Montgomery dropped a 71-70 heartbreaker at Northumberland Christian. Almeida drained five 3-pointers and Gavin Moore matched his career-high, scoring 15 points for a second straight game. David King scored 25 for Northumberland Christian.

Ethan Hartman scored 23 points and Warrior Run erased a five-point halftime deficit as it completed a season sweep of rival Milton, winning 49-43 on the road. Mason Sheesley scored a career-high 15 points and hit five 3-pointers. Hartman topped 20 points for a fourth straight game. Jace Brandt scored 15 points for Milton and Dillon Guinn-Bailey added 13.

Girls Basketball

Montoursville 52, Warrior Run 41

WARRIOR RUN (41)

Leah Grow 0 1-2 1, Sydney Hoffman 4 1-4 9, Alexis Hudson 1 1-2 3, Alayna Wilkins 2 0-0 5, Sienna Dunkleberger 0 2-2 2, Gracy Beachel 5 7-8 21, Jordan Hartman 0 0-0 0, Katie Watkins 0 0-0 0, Holly Hollenbach 0 0-0 0, Abby Evans 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 12-20 41.

MONTOURSVILLE (52)

Alaina Marchioni 3 5-8 11, MacKenzie Weaver 4 4-5 14, Mackenzie Cohick 3 7-9 13, Madison Cohick 0 0-0 0, Maddie Adams 1 8-12 10, Madison Labatch 1 2-2 4. Totals 12 26-35 52.

Warrior Run 3 6 15 17–41

Montoursville 11 12 13 16–52

3-pointers: Warrior Run 5 (Beachel 4, Wilkins); Montoursville 2 (Weaver 2).

Records: Montoursville 4-11. Warrior Run 4-8.

Bishop McDevitt 61, Williamsport 35

WILLIAMSPORT (35)

Alex Chilson 4 3-4 11, Sarina Beiter 4 0-0 8, Ella Wilson 2 0-0 4, Kailee Helmrich 2 0-2 4, Payton Baney 2 2-2 6, Enya Green-Pratt 0 1-2 1, A’Niyah Andrews-Handy 0 1-2 1. Totals 14 7-10 35.

MCDEVITT (61)

Moten 0 2-4 2, Moore 5 2-2 12, Formica 1 0-0 2, Colbert 15 2-2 36, Grella 1 0-0 2, Foster 2 1-4 5, Fuller 0 1-2 1. Totals 24 8-14 61.

Williamsport 7 10 11 7–35

McDevitt 14 19 13 15–61

3-pointers: McDevitt 4 (Colbert 4).

Records: Williamsport 4-9.

Milton 35, Montgomery 12

MONTGOMERY (12)

CeCe Beckley 1 0-0 2, Shelby McRae 2 0-0 4, Taylor McRae 0 0-0 0, Morgan Tupper 0 0-0 0, Clara Ulrich 0 0-0 0, Falin Reynolds 1 0-2 2, Faith Persing 2 0-0 4. Totals 6 0-2 12.

MILTON (35)

Kiersten Stork 4 1-2 11, Leah Walter 1 1-2 3, Crystal Hamilton 2 0-0 4, Abbey Kitchen 3 1-2 7, Kyla Rovenolt 2 0-0 4, Kendall Fedder 3 0-0 6. Totals 15 3-6 35.

Montgomery 2 0 4 6–12

Milton 17 15 1 2–35

3-pointers: Milton 2 (Stork 2).

Records: Milton 6-8. Montgomery 7-10.

Lewisburg 43, Danville 27

LEWISBURG (43)

Maddie Materne 0 0-0 0; Sydney Bolinsky 1 0-0 2; Maddie Still 0 1-2 1; Roz Noone 4 4-4 15; Erin Lowhert 0 0-0 0; Alyssa Coleman 1 0-0 2; Grace Hilkert 0 0-0 0; Sophie Kilbride 3 0-4 6; Regan Llonso 0 5-8 5; Lauren Gross 3 0-0 6; Hope Drumm 2 0-0 6; Anna Baker 0 0-0 0; Gracie Murphy 0 0-0 0; Kelsey Baker 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 10-18 43.

DANVILLE (27)

Olivia Outt 0 0-0 0; Lucy Pickle 2 0-0 4; Riley Maloney 0 0-0 0; Grace Everett 0 0-0 0; Theresa Amarte 0 0-0 0; Ella DeWald 3 7-8 14; Hannah Flick 0 0-0 0; Maddy Sauers 1 1-2 3; Chloe Hoffman 0 0-0 0; Savannah Dowd 0 2-2 2; Riley Outt 2 0-0 4; Brooke Wall 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 10-12 27.

Lewisburg 12 9 15 7 — 43

Danville 7 8 7 5 — 27

3-point goals: Lewisburg 5 (Noone 3, Drumm 2), Danville 1 (DeWald 1).

JV score: Lewisburg, 30-22. High scores: Grace Murphy, L, 8.

Records: Lewisburg (11-5). Next game: Lewisburg at Selinsgrove, Wednesday.

Boys Basketball

Canton 85, North Penn-Mansfield 72

CANTON (85)

Cameron Bellows 2 6-8 10, Brendan Matthews 1 0-0 3, Isaiah Niemczyk 13 7-10 33, Cooper Kitchen 8 1-1 21, Tyler Jannone 2 0-0 5, Caiden Williams 4 5-6 13. Totals 30 19-25 85.

NP-MANSFIELD (72)

Sam Lawrence 1 0-0 2, Brock Burleigh 7 2-4 16, Alex Stein 2 1-2 6, Curtis Craig 8 6-9 22, Eli Shaw 2 1-2 6, Karson Dominick 5 4-4 15, Jacob Evans 1 2-2 5. Totals 26 16-23 72.

Canton 15 23 21 26–85

NPM 14 21 12 25–72

3-pointers: Canton 6 (Kitchen 4, Matthews, Jannone); NPM 4 (Stein, Shaw, Dominick, Evans).

Records: Canton 8-7. NP-Mansfield 8-6.

North Penn-Liberty 70, Wyalusing 45

WYALUSING (45)

Mitchell Burke 3 3-3 9, Kashawn Cameron 1 0-0 2, Blake Morningtar 1 0-0 2, Lucas Milne 1 0-0 2, Nolan Oswald 2 3-4 7, Abram Bennett 1 2-2 5, Isaiah Way 3 1-2 8, Grayden Cobb 4 0-0 10. Totals 16 9-11 45.

NP-LIBERTY (70)

Colton Litzelman 4 0-2 9, Noah Spencer 4 7-9 18, Koleton Roupp 4 0-0 12, Hunter Thompson 0 2-4 2, Derek Litzelman 2 2-2 6, Kyle Davis 0 1-2 1, Brandon Thompson 6 8-9 20, Kevin Alexander 1 0-2 2. Totals 21 20-30 70.

Wyalusing 6 15 8 16–45

Liberty 32 14 13 11–70

3-pointers: Wyalusing 4 (Cobb 2, Bennett, Way); NP-Liberty 8 (Roupp 4, Spencer 3, C Litzelman).

Records: North Penn-Liberty 10-1. Wyalusing 10-4.

South Williamsport 61, Midd-West 51

SOUTH (61)

Grant Bachman 2 4-6 8, Secoy Roberts 7 9-14 24, Ben Manning 4 1-2 10, Evan Laudenslager 5 1-1 11, Lee Habalar 1 2-2 4, Trent Hampton 0 0-1 0, Landon Sanford 2 0-0 4, Alex Neidig 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 17-26 61.

MIDD-WEST (51)

Braedon Reid 9 2-2 23, Hunter Wolfley 1 2-2 4, Griffen Paige 1 0-0 3, Stefen Leitzel 8 2-3 18, Chris Fisher 1 0-0 3. Totals 20 6-7 51.

South 8 15 19 19–61

Midd-West 9 18 13 11–51

3-pointers: South 2 (Roberts, Manning); Midd-West 5 (Reid 3, Paige, Fisher).

Records: South 14-4.

Northumberland Christian 71, Montgomery 70

MONTGOMERY (70)

Logan Almeida 12 3-4 32, Gavin Moore 6 0-0 15, Jacob Utter 4 0-0 8, Coltin Hans 3 0-0 8, Maurice Walters 3 0-2 7. Totals 38 3-6 70/

NORRY (71)

John King 2 0-0 5, David King 9 4-5 25, Luke Snyder 5 3-5 13, Cole Knauss 5 2-4 12, Henry McElroy 3 0-3 8, Justin Ross 3 1-4 8. Totals 27 9-21 71.

3-pointers: Montgomery 11 (Almeida 5, Moore 3, Hans 2, Walters); Norry 9 (D King 3, Knauss 3, J King, McElroy, Ross).

Records: Montgomery 6-9. Norry 11-7.

Warrior Run 49, Milton 43

WARRIOR RUN (49)

Logan Confer 0 0-2 0, Gabe Hogan 2 4-8 9, Mason Sheesley 5 0-0 15, Coltin Pentycofe 1 0-0 2, Ethan Hartman 11 1-2 23. Totals 19 5-12 49.

MILTON (43)

Austin Gainer 2 0-0 5, Xzavier Minium 4 0-0 8, Jose Oyola 1 0-0 2, Jace Brandt 5 2-4 15, Dillon Guinn-Bailey 6 1-1 13. Totals 18 3-5 43.

Warrior Run 10 9 16 14–49

Milton 14 10 8 11–43

3-pointers: Warrior Run 6 (Sheesley 5, Hogan); Milton 4 (Brandt 3, Gainer).

Records: Warrior Run 6-7. Milton 5-13.

Montoursville 51, Central Mountain 50

Montoursville 13 18 6 14–51

Central Mountain 11 10 12 17–50

Montoursville (51)

Dillion Young 5 0-0 11, Isaiah Fenner 4 0-0 9, Landon Reeder 4 4-5 13, Nolan Kutney 3 0-5 6, Peyton Mussina 3 0-0 6, Josh Burger 2 2-2 6. Totals: 15 6-12 51.  

Central Mountain (50) 

Trevor Adair 5 3-3 16, Jack Hanna 6 0-0 17, Aidan Major 4 2-3 11, Cayde McCloskey 1 0-0 2, Nick Long 1 0-0 2, Brett Gerlach 1 0-1 2. Totals:18 5-7 50.  

3-point goals: Montoursville 3 (Reeder, Young, Fenner), Central Mountain 7 (Hanna 5, Adair, Major)  

Records: Montoursville 12-4, Central Mountain 4-11.  

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