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WVC BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Comets Remain Perfect In WVC

January 16, 2019 GMT

At Dallas, Camden Boris scored a team-high 18 points to lead three players in double figures as Crestwood beat Dallas 56-43, keeping its mark in Wyoming Valley Conference play unblemished.

Mike Palmiero added 11 and Sean Murphy 10 for the Comets.

Luke DelGaudio led Dallas with 20 points. Jack Farrell finished with 11.

Crestwood (56)

C. Boris 5 4-5 18, M. Palmiero 5 1-2 11, S. Murphy 2 5-8 10, J. Zaleski 2 4-7 9, R. Petrosky 1 2-2 5, B. Papura 1 1-2 3, S. Foley 0 0-0 0, F. Casarella 0 0-0 0, P. Feisel 0 0-0 0, M. Vieney 0 0-0 0, S. Balliet 0 0-0 0, Totals 16 17-26 56.

Dallas (43)

L. DelGaudio 9 2-4 20, J. Farrell 4 2-4 11, D. Schuster 2 1-2 6, J. Finarelli 1 4-5 6, S. Nocito 0 0-1 0, L. Evanosky 0 0-0 0, N. Nocito 0 0-0 0, A. Finarelli 0 0-0 0, E. Berley 0 0-0 0, Totals 16 9-16 43.

Crestwood 16 10 7 23—56

Dallas 11 7 7 18—43

3-point goals: C. Boris (Crest) 4, R. Petrosky (Crest) 1, J. Zaleski (Crest) 1, S. Murphy (Crest) 1, D. Schuster (Dal) 1, J. Farrell (Dal) 1.

Lake-Lehman 61, Wyoming Area 47

At Lake-Lehman, Max Paczewski scored 12 of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter as Lake-Lehman used a big second half to post a win over Wyoming Area.

Lake-Lehman found itself trailing by five at the half, but scored 40 points in the final two quarters. CJ Cercone finished with a double-double, backing up his 16 points with 13 rebounds. Abe Dabsheh scored 12.

The Black Knights committed only five turnovers on the night.

Dan Wiedl led Wyoming Area with 17 points. Cole Coolbaugh had 11.

Wyoming Area (47)

D. Wiedl 3 11-13 17, C. Coolbaugh 4 0-2 11, N. Rubino 3 0-0 8, N. Elko 3 0-0 6, J. Greenfield 2 0-0 4, E. Melberger 0 1-2 1, F. Braccini 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 12-17 47.

Lake-Lehman (61)

M. Paczewski 6 4-4 18, C. Cercone 7 1-1 16, I. Dabsheh 5 0-0 12, J. Kane 3 0-0 7, N. Salus 0 4-6 4, E. Adams 1 0-0 2, N. Dougherty 1 0-0 2, Totals 23 9-11 61.

Wyoming Area 14 12 14 7—47

Lake-Lehman 11 10 18 22—61

3-point goals: C. Coolbaugh (WA) 3, N. Rubino (WA) 2, M. Paczewski (LL) 2, I. Dabsheh (LL) 2, J. Kane (LL) 1, C. Cercone (LL) 1.

Northwest 56, Meyers 47

At Northwest, Tyler Stevens, Sam Saxe, Jaxson Yaple and Bryce Koser all scored 12 points to lead Northwest over Meyers.

Walker Yaple finished with eight points for the Rangers.

Cole Walker led Meyers with 13 points. Blake Masker had 11, while Kendall Brewster chipped in with 10.

Meyers (47)

C. Walker 6 0-0 13, B. Masker 5 1-1 11, K. Brewster 4 0-0 10, J. Diggs 3 0-0 9, K. Brewster 2 0-0 4, D. Kasper 0 0-0 0, T. Nilon 0 0-0 0, J. Gilgallon 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 1-1 47.

Northwest (56)

T. Stevens 4 1-2 12, S. Saxe 5 0-0 12, J. Yaple 3 3-5 12, B. Koser 4 4-4 12, W. Yaple 2 3-4 8, M. Saxe 0 0-0 0, Totals 18 11-15 56.

Meyers 6 13 8 20—47

Northwest 10 15 16 15—56

3-point goals: J. Diggs (Mey) 3, K. Brewster (Mey) 2, C. Walker (Mey) 1, J. Yaple (NW) 3, T. Stevens (NW) 3, S. Saxe (NW) 2, W. Yaple (NW) 1.

Holy Redeemer 55, Tunkhannock 44

At Holy Redeemer, Nick Prociak scored a game-high 20 points, and Collin Cook added 15 as Holy Redeemer defeated Tunkhannock.

Justice Shoats and Jared Piontkowski each had seven for the Royals.

Prociak and Piontkowski each grabbed six rebounds. Cook and Derek Answini each handed out five assists.

Tyler Faux led Tunkhannock with 18 poins. Avery Billings had 13.

Tunkhannock (44)

T. Faux 7 1-2 18, A. Billings 5 3-6 13, R. Harder 3 0-0 7, J. Chilson 3 0-0 6, E. Bennett 0 0-0 0, N. Reposa 0 0-0 0, Totals 18 4-8 44.

Holy Redeemer (55)

N. Prociak 10 0-1 20, C. Cook 4 4-5 15, J. Piontkowski 3 1-2 7, J. Shoats 2 2-3 7, D. Answini 2 0-0 6, J. Andrejko 0 0-0 0, M. Carty 0 0-0 0, J. Pizzolato 0 0-0 0, M. Prociak 0 0-0 0, Totals 21 7-11 55.

Tunkhannock 4 12 13 15—44

Holy Redeemer 14 14 15 12—55

3-point goals: T. Faux (Tunk) 3, R. Harder (Tunk) 1, C. Cook (HR) 3, D. Answini (HR) 2, J. Shoats (HR) 1.

Wyoming Seminary 41, Berwick 19

At Wyoming Seminary, Dimitri Gnall led a balanced Wyoming Seminary scoring attack with 10 points, as the Blue Knights opened a comfortable lead after two quarters and cruised to another win.

Nick Ganter added nine points for Wyoming Seminary, while Todd Phillips and Jeremy Callahan each had five.

Zach Evans led Berwick with 11 points. Eric Montes finished with three.

Berwick (19)

Z. Evans 3 4-6 11, E. Montes 1 1-2 3, J. Groshek 1 0-0 2, N. Smith 1 0-0 2, M. Doll 0 1-2 1, T. Taylor 0 0-0 0, D. Smith 0 0-0 0, B. Boone 0 0-0 0, J. Seely 0 0-0 0, P. Williams 0 0-0 0, Totals 6 6-10 19.

Wyoming Seminary (41)

D. Gnall 4 2-2 10, N. Ganter 3 3-4 9, T. Phillips 1 2-2 5, J. Callahan 2 1-1 5, N. Bufalino 2 0-2 4, E. Meuser 1 1-2 3, J. Koretz 1 0-0 2, A. Meuser 1 0-0 2, R. Anderson 0 1-2 1, B. Paglia 0 0-0 0, A. Maddock 0 0-0 0, G. Flanley 0 0-0 0, J. Coates 0 0-0 0, A. Murphy 0 0-0 0, J. Amend 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 10-15 41.

Berwick 2 3 9 5—19

Wyoming Seminary 13 13 12 3—41

3-point goals: Z. Evans (Ber) 1, T. Phillips (Sem) 1.

Pittston Area 57, Coughlin 56

At Coughlin, Brennan Higgins finished with a game-high 22 points, while Logan Booth and Andrew Krawczyk each had eight to help Pittston Area hold off Coughlin.

Brandon Hall led Coughlin with 21 points. Aaron Bennett had 11, while Tony Egidio had 10.

Pittston Area (57)

B. Higgins 7 7-9 22, M. George 3 2-2 9, L. Booth 2 3-4 8, A. Krawczyk 3 2-2 8, J. Walsh 3 0-0 6, S. Leak 2 0-0 4, A. Penxa 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 14-17 57.

Coughlin (56)

B. Hall 10 1-1 21, A. Bennett 3 4-5 11, A. Egidio 5 0-0 10, P. Allen 3 0-0 8, M. Egidio 2 0-0 6, D. Jones 0 0-0 0, S. Valenzuela 0 0-0 0, Totals 23 5-6 56.

Pittston Area 10 15 17 15—57

Coughlin 14 10 16 16—56

3-point goals: L. Booth (PA) 1, B. Higgins (PA) 1, M. George (PA) 1, P. Allen (Cou) 2, M. Egidio (Cou) 2, A. Bennett (Cou) 1.

GAR 60, MMI Prep 53

At MMI Prep, GAR senior Will Johnson had a prolific night from the floor, scoring 36 points and leading the Grenadiers to a close win.

Curtis Smith added 13 points for GAR, while Matt Marchetti topped MMI with 16 points.

GAR (60)

W. Johnson 14 6-8 36, C. Smith 4 5-7 13, S. Adamson 2 0-0 4, J. O’Day 1 0-2 3, T. Green 1 0-0 2, T. Young 1 0-1 2, G. Placecio 0 0-0 0, Totals 23 11-18 60.

MMI Prep (53)

M. Marchetti 5 3-3 16, K. Hoover 5 2-3 14, M. Marchetti 5 1-3 12, M. Kassick 4 2-3 10, D. Antolick 0 1-2 1, A. Jordan 0 0-0 0, T. Degenhart 0 0-0 0, Totals 19 9-14 53.

GAR 12 17 16 15—60

MMI Prep 8 12 19 14—53

3-point goals: W. Johnson (GAR) 2, J. O’Day (GAR) 1, M. Marchetti (MMI) 3, K. Hoover (MMI) 2, M. Marchetti (MMI) 1.

Hazleton Area 72, Valley West 50

At Hazleton Area, Da’mir Faison poured in 15 points and Kyle Franek joined him in double-digits with 11 points in Cougars win.

Valley West was led by Danny Gibbons and Christian Michak, who each scored 14 points.

Valley West (50)

D. Gibbons 5 0-0 14, C. Michak 4 2-2 14, T. Gillespie 4 1-3 9, R. Hamad 1 2-2 4, S. Portee 2 0-0 4, C. Gorham 1 0-0 3, J. Patterson 1 0-0 2, T. Dalley 0 0-0 0, B. Littman 0 0-0 0, T. Federici 0 0-0 0, S. Ransom 0 0-0 0, Totals 18 5-7 50.

Hazleton Area (72)

D. Faison 7 1-3 15, K. Franek 5 0-0 11, R. Melendez 4 0-0 8, S. Campbell 3 1-2 8, W. Seigendall 3 1-4 7, J. Moronta-Alvarez 3 0-0 6, A. D’Angelo 2 0-0 6, R. Wolk 2 1-2 5, K. Gil 1 0-0 3, A. Vayda 1 0-0 3, N. Norman 0 0-0 0, J. Nieves 0 0-0 0, Totals 31 4-11 72.

Valley West 9 8 13 20—50

Hazleton Area 24 14 17 17—72

3-point goals: D. Gibbons (WVW) 4, C. Michak (WVW) 4, C. Gorham (WVW) 1, A. D’Angelo (Haz) 2, A. Vayda (Haz) 1, K. Gil (Haz) 1, S. Campbell (Haz) 1, K. Franek (Haz) 1.