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Roller Coaster Week for Local Sports

By Staff | Dec 23, 2008

Spartan senior, Rezin Davis, scored 17 points during the game between Hughesville and Wyalusing. The Spartans came out on top, 71-26. (Josh Fry)

Boys Basketball

Hughesville 71,

Wyalusing 26

Rezin Davis (5), Brian Gerney (4), Greg Taggart (1) and Dylan Lesher (1) torched the Rams’ defense for 11 3-pointers in the 71-26 win on Wednesday. The Spartans raced out to a 20-8 first quarter lead and led 42-14 t the half, and kept on the offensive pressure in the second half, finishing the game on a 29-12 run.

Gerney led two Spartans in doubles with 18 while Davis added 17. Hughesville’s defense was smothering holding the Rams to single digits in three of the four quarters. Hughesville remains perfect (5-0) on the season.

Hughesville’s Ethan Showers (right), won by decision over Cody Fisher of Lewisburg, 3-2. With the score up and down all evening the Spartans claimed victory at the 33-32. (Fry)

Montgomery 66,

Warrior Run 35

The Red Raiders improved to 2-1 on the season with the big win over Warrior Run on Thursday night. After leading 32-18 at the half the Red Raiders came out firing in the third quarter seizing control of the game outscoring the Defenders 21-8 taking a 54-26 lead to the fourth quarter.

Joel Worthington led the Red Raider balanced attack with 11 points while teammates Darrin Dewalt and Travis Kennedy added 9 and 8 points respectively.

Prep Charter 58, Hughesville 43

Competing in the SportsFever Challenge on the campus of Bucknell University, the Spartans hung tough with No. 2 ranked Class AA Prep Charter Huskies before falling 58-43. After falling behind 16-7 after a quarter the Spartans rallied winning the second quarter 20-9 for a 27-25 halftime lead.

With all starters 6′ 3” or taller, the Huskies flexed their muscles in the third quarter going on a 12-0 run and winning the quarter 17-4 taking a 42-31 lead to the fourth quarter.

Prep Charter finished the game on a 16-12 run for the hard fought win. Rezin Davis led the Spartans with (10 points) while Addison Hanford and Brian Gerney added (9 points) each.

Girls Basketball

Jersey Shore 46,

Hughesville 36

The teams were tied at 15 after a quarter before the Lady Spartans went on a 9-4 second quarter run for a 24-to-19 halftime lead. Lead by Julia Stevenson’s 24 points/11 boards and 10 points/7 assists/7 steals from Tanya Siford the Lady Bulldogs outscored Hughesville 14-to-7 in the third quarter and 13-to-5 in the fourth quarter erasing a five point halftime deficit for the win.

Hughesville got double figures from Alyssa Rogers and Lindsey Carroll with 10 each but shot hurt themselves from the charity strip making only 2 of 12. Rogers had the only three point-FG for the Lady Spartans.

CMVT 45, Muncy 9

It was all CMVT from start to finish as they dominated the Lady Indians 45-9 on Tuesday. Defense smothered Muncy allowing only three FGs, all from Kelsi Chuprinski, who had six of the Lady Indians nine points.

Montgomery 37, Hughesville 25

The Lady Red Raiders known for playing good defense showed why on Wednesday night as they held backyard rival Hughesville to single digits in all four quarters.

After leading 6-4 after a quarter, the Lady Red Raiders went on a second quarter tear 14-5 for a 20-9 lead at the half. The Lady Red Raiders were led by Kelsey Lynch (15 points) and Abby Schneider (13 points) while Casey Drick added (7 points). Eryn Stom led the Lady Spartans with (6 points) while Carrie Egli added (5 points).

St. John Neumann 46, Montgomery 29

After St. John Neumann took a 13-3 first quarter lead the Lady Golden Knights won a defensive dominated second quarter 8-5 for a 21-8 halftime lead. Neumann put the game away in the third quarter (14-7) taking a 20-point 35-15 lead to the fourth quarter. The Lady Red Raiders were led by Casey Drick with (10 points) while teammate Kazzi Sauers added (8 points). Montgomery drops to 1-4.

South Williamsport 66, Muncy 45

The Lady Mounties placed three players in double figures extending their winning streak to three with the win over Muncy on Saturday. South lead 20-11 after a quarter and 29-18 at the half. The Lady Mounties came out firing in the third quarter winning the quarter 21-8 for a commanding 50-26 lead heading to the fourth quarter.

Tierney Pfirman (17 points) lead the South offense while Alyssa House (11 points) and Jessica Hohman (10 points) joined her in double figures. Kelsi Chuprinski led the Lady Indians with (17 points) while Amanda Cotner and Ala Miller added (7 points) each. South improves to (4-1) while Muncy drops to (0-5).

The Red Raiders split a tri-meet with South Williamsport and Bloomsburg on Tuesday, defeating South 48-30 while losing to Bloomsburg 50-18.


Montgomery 48,

South Williamsport 30

Picking up wins for the Red Raiders were Seth Bartlett (130) forfeit, Garrett Schnyder (145) forfeit, Harry Shuey (152) pin, Kyle Deisher (160) forfeit, Dakota Deem (171) forfeit, Allan Stover (189) pin, Bobby Hecknauer (215) forfeit, Tucker Gordon (103) forfeit and no match at (112). Picking up wins for South were Anthony Caschera (119) pin, Tyler Watts (125) forfeit, D. J. Ashton (135) pin, Chris Gephart (140) pin and Jeff Mach (285) pin.

Bloomsburg 50, Montgomery 18

Bloomsburg recorded six pins from Jared Hahn (103), Alan Deitrick (135), Colton Eyer (152), Frank Robbins (171), Justin Drumm (215) and Mike Recia (285) and decisions from Corey Buckley (119) and Bobby Kresch (140). Picking up wins for the Red Raiders were Seth Bartlett (130) decision, Garrett Shnyder (145) decision, Dakota Deem (160) pin and Bobby Hecknauer (189) pin.

Muncy 43,

Southern Columbia 19

The Indians picked up their sixth win of the season with the 43-19 win over Southern on Tuesday. Picking up wins for the Indians were Brandon Yohn (103) forfeit, Heath Strickland (112) decision, Wes Gottschall (125) pin, Aaron Fry (140) pin, Zack Strickland (145) pin, Frank Smith (152) decision, Ryan Hembury (160) pin and Tim Taylor (189) pin,

Winning for Southern were Brian Watkins (119) decision, Mike Mohr (130) decision, Logan Mensinger (135) decision, Matt Miller (171) decision, Nick Diak (215) decision and Mike Marrequinn (285) decision. Muncy improves to 6-2 on the season.

Hughesville 45,

Loyalsock 19

The Spartans dominated in the 45-19 win over the Lancers on Tuesday. Winning for the Spartans were Ethen Showers (189) decision, Brad Poust (215) forfeit, Chet Ritter (285) pin, Jake Fry (103) forfeit, R J Voneida (119) forfeit, D J Forseman (135) forfeit, Jamal Beechey (140) forfeit, Jake Wood (145) decision and Dakota May (160) decision. Winning for the Lancers were Derek Hicks (171) decision, Tanner Boyer (112) pin, Drew Reed (125) decision, Alec Eggerton (130) pin and Brad Baily (152) decision. Hughesville improves to 6-2 on the season.

Hughesville 33,

Lewisburg 32

In a hard fought well wrestled match the Spartans pulled out a dramatic one point win over the Green Dragons on Thursday. The Spartans got falls from Logan Sherlinski (130) and D.J. Foresman (140) and wins from Tyler Snyder (135) decision, Jamal Beechey (145) forfeit and Ethan Showers (215) decision. Winning for the Green Dragons were Curtis Schneider (152) pin, Brian Van Sickle (160) maj. decision, Eric Hummell (171) major decision, Nathaniel Brown (189) pin, Derek Clark (285) and Jordan Danowsky (103) forfeit.