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January 17, 2014

Litwin clutch down stretch to lead Eagles

SAEGERTOWN — Henry Litwin hit 8-of-9 free throws down the stretch to help Conneaut hold off Saegertown for a 53-44 win in Region 3 boys basketball action Friday.

Litwin finished with a game-high 17 points to pace the Eagles (4-9, 3-3 Region 3). Chris Richardson tallied 11 points, while Chase Gallo added eight markers.

Mitchell Wood dropped in 16 points to lead the Panthers (2-11, 2-4). Scott Sada contributed 10 in the loss.

Cards fly past Youngsville

YOUNGSVILLE — Five players scored in double figures as Cochranton rolled to a 68-41 win over Youngsville in Region 3 boys basketball action Friday.

Josh Vanderhoof scored 17 points to lead the Cardinals (12-2, 6-0 Region 3). Garrett Adams was just behind with 16 points. Connor Staudt added 12 markers, while Nick Dickson and Nate Wigton contributed 10 markers each.

Collin Lehnan poured in a game-high 18 points to pace the Eagles (0-12, 0-6).

Knights bounce Maplewood

GUYS MILLS — Dustin Delo exploded for 20 points but it was not enough as as Eisenhower held off Maplewood for a 54-38 win in Region 3 boys basketball play Friday.

Delo’s 20 led all scorers for the Tigers (2-12, 1-5 Region 3). Ron Klingensmith added eight points in the loss.

Casey Vincent finished with 18 points to pace the Knights (9-3, 5-1). Jarrett Johnson posted 12 points.

Calvary bounces Warren

Jared McCrillis’ 22 points and 12 rebounds were enough to defeat Warren County Christian on Friday in Meadville. However, Calvary Baptist had three other players score in double digits as the Thunder defeated New-Penn Christian Conference opponent Warren 69-21.

Also coming up big for the Thunder (7-6, 3-1 NPCC) were Jacob Hough with 14 points, Colton Tapper with 11 points and Alex Bacallao with 10 markers.

Warren’s top scorer was Eric Sorenson with 15 points. The rest of the team chipped in with six.

Girls Basketball

Cards too much for Seneca

COCHRANTON — Cochranton took the lead in the second quarter and never looked back on its way to a 50-40 win over Seneca in non-region girls basketball action Friday.

Madison Bernarding finished with 15 points to lead the Cardinals (8-2). Morghan Egli added 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Kassidy Dickson contributed eight points and 10 boards.

Katie Teed dropped in 13 points to lead the Bobcats (7-3). Grace Sonney tallied 10 points and Kym Braine chipped in with nine.

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