High School Roundup: Rourke, Lansing hand Whitney Point boys second basketball loss of season

High School Roundup: Rourke, Lansing hand Whitney Point boys second basketball loss of season

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High School Roundup: Rourke, Lansing hand Whitney Point boys second basketball loss of season

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Ben Rourke led all scorers with 22 points as Lansing handed Whitney Point its second loss of the season, 54-48, in an Interscholastic Athletic Conference boys basketball game Tuesday night at Lansing High.

Thomas Towner scored 12 points and Zach Detrick added 10 for Lansing (8-3), which trailed 25-23 at the half before outscoring the visitors 16-8 in the third quarter.

Gabe Shrauger scored 21 points and Zach Marsh had 10 for Whitney Point (10-2), which cracked the state Class B rankings this week at No. 25. The Bobcats are an honorable mention in Class C.

Moravia 81, Marathon 48: At Marathon, center Chandler Benson scored 32 points — including 14-for-17 free-throw shooting — as the fourth-ranked Blue Devils (11-1, 9-1 IAC) raced to a 24-11 first-quarter lead and cruised to victory.

Brett Denman added 11 points for Moravia, which won its second straight since falling to Whitney Point last week. Marathon (7-5, 6-3) got 12 points from Dan Lincoln and 10 from Ryan Tillotson.

Newfield 66, Tioga 28: The 17th-ranked Trojans (12-1, 10-1) clinched the Small South title as Devon Cooper led a balanced attack with 16 points.

Chris Byrd added 14 for the winners, who outscored Tioga 14-1 in the second period to take a 34-14 halftime lead. John Dougherty paced Tioga (1-11, 1-10) with 11 points.

Dryden 55, Trumansburg 36: At Dryden, Ali Abel-Ferretti had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Purple Lions (7-5, 5-4), who outscored T-burg 14-3 in the final quarter to pull away.

Freshman Trevor Gardner added 13 points and five assists for the winners, while freshman Austin Grunder scored 11 points, all in the first half, for the Blue Raiders (1-10, 1-7).

Candor 63, Odessa-Montour 48: At Odessa-Montour, Zach Balzer and James Thompkins each scored 12 points to lead the Indians.

Tyler Clark scored a game-high 13 points for O-M.

Watkins Glen 50, S-VE 48: At Spencer-Van Etten, Keith Rekczis scored 11 points as the Senecas (12-2, 9-1) squeezed past Spencer-Van Etten.

The Panthers (6-6, 5-5) were led by Derek Carman, who scored 19 points.

STAC boys basketball

Horseheads 71, Ithaca 56: At Horseheads, the Blue Raiders jumped to a 25-11 lead after one quarter and cruised to a Southern Tier Athletic Conference West Division victory over the Little Red (5-7).

Foster Clark led all scorers with 28 points for Horseheads (6-6, 6-4 STAC). Chris Corcoran added 13 points and seven assists, Jacob Stermer had 13 points, and Devonte Gaskins had nine points and 11 rebounds.

Jelani Fontanez had 20 points and Steven Stage chipped in 12 for the Little Red, which travels to Binghamton tonight. The Patriots fell at Elmira on Tuesday, 63-62

IAC girls basketball

Lansing 47, Whitney Point 29: At Whitney Point, Shea McCartney had 20 points and twin sister Maura chipped in 12 as the seventh-ranked Bobcats (12-1) grabbed a 45-23 lead after three quarters.

Graci Standish-Warpus scored seven points for Whitney Point, which got nearly half its points in the first quarter and trailed, 17-13. Lansing held WP to two points in the second.

Newfield 51, Tioga 43: Mariyah Byrd and Mariah Crawford had 15 points apiece for the Trojans, who led 13-5 after one quarter and put the game away with a 12-4 fourth-period scoring edge.

Taylor Ayres led all scorers with 19 points for Tioga.

Marathon 50, Moravia 41: At Moravia, the Blue Devils scored 25 points in the fourth quarter but couldn’t make up an 18-point deficit.

Cassidy Marsh scored 22 points, including 13-for-15 foul shooting, for the winners. Hannah Bennink led Moravia with 15 points.

Waverly 56, Newark Valley 17: At Waverly, Emiley Meyers scored 17 points and Reylyn Schwartzhoff added 13 as the Wolverines bounced back from Monday’s loss to Elmira. Amanda Gorsline had seven points for the Cardinals.

Watkins Glen 43, S-VE 38: At Watkins Glen, Madison Gates scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Senecas beat Spencer-Van Etten in an IAC contest. Victoria Goehner added 12 points. Crissi Blaasch and Erinn Catlin had eight points apiece for the Panthers.

Candor 58, Odessa-Montour 31: At Candor, Sierra Szwec scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds and added eight assists to lead the Indians (8-2).

STAC girls basketball

Horseheads 71, Ithaca 22: At Ithaca, Ellie Leszyk had a season-high 27 points and five steals as Horseheads clinched a tie for the STAC West title.

Amanda Schiefen added 17 points and seven rebounds for Horseheads (10-2, 9-2 STAC).

Maryah Wright had seven points and Brianna Hicks added five for the Little Red, which hosts Binghamton tonight.

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