Wellsboro holds off NP-Mansfield to stay undefeated in the NTL.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | February 6, 2018


Wellsboro held on to beat NP-Mansfield 52-47 in NTL Division-I boys' basketball action Monday.

The win keeps Wellsboro unbeaten in NTL play.

The Hornets jumped out early, taking a 32-18 halftime lead, but the Tigers kept it close through three with Wellsboro leading 40-27.

In the final frame, NP-Mansfield scored 20 points to make a run, but the Hornets didn't falter and held on for the win.

Dalton Prough had 18 points, three boards and four assists to lead Wellsboro while Nic Ingerick had 17 points, including four three-pointers.

Quinn Henry added nine points while Brandyn Tuttle had six points and three rebounds.

Andrew Brelo chipped in with two points, three boards, two assists and three steals.

Garrett David had a double-double of 15 points and 12 boards to lead NP-Mansfield while Brent Burleigh added 14 points and four rebounds.

Dylan Meyer, Nick Kasper and Jacob Green had six points each. Meyer added nine boards while Kasper had four.

Jayden Andrews chipped in with five assists while Sawyer Freeman had three steals.

NP-Mansfield won the JV game 41-32 as Logan Tokarz went for 17 points. Joseph Grab had 11 for the Hornets.

Williamson 64, Towanda 62

In a back-and-forth game, the Warriors pulled out the NTL Division-I boys' basketball win Monday.

Williamson led 20-15 after the first quarter despite sending Towanda to the line for 11 free throws.

The Knights rallied in the second quarter as they held Williamson to just six points to tie the game at 26-all at the break.

Kolby Allen then scored 11 of his 13 points for Williamson in the third quarter to give the Warriors a 46-41 lead after three.

In the final frame, the Knights scored a game high 21 points behind Sean Campbell's nine point outburst.

However, Williamson went 7-for-10 from the line to ultimately get the win.

Sam Fish had 15 points to lead Williamson followed by Allen's 13 and Simon Fish's 11. Carter Strange, Andrew Hackett and Tristan Templeman had six points each, Tanner Adriance netted five while Rusty Brooks added two.

Lars Thomason led Towanda with 16 points while Luke Tama had 15 points, five boards and seven steals.

Campbell had six rebounds to go with his nine fourth-quarter points while Brodie Johnson netted seven. Matt Madigan had six points and 13 boards, Bob Farley netted five points and Trent Kithcart added four.

Wyalusing 52, NEB 45

The Rams held on to stay unbeaten in NTL Division-II boys' basketball action Monday.

They led 22-20 at the half then pushed the lead to 37-28 in the third quarter behind 11 points from Jon Morrison.

NEB fought back in the fourth as they outscored Wyalusing 17-15 but it wasn't enough.

Morrison finished with 24 points and five boards while Will Martin scored 15 to go with seven assists and four rebounds.

Calvin Burke and Kasar Cameron had six points a piece with Eli Bennett netting one. Cameron added nine rebounds and four steals.

Zak Smith had 23 points and four rebounds to lead NEB while Clayton Connor added 14 points and six boards.

Andy Crown had four points and five boards while Chazz Labarre chipped in with four points as well.

In the JV game, Wyalusing won 41-36 as Ryan Armitage had 11 points for the Rams Lucas Crown had 13 points for the Panthers.

North Penn-Liberty 48, Sayre 34

The Mountaineers held Sayre to just 13 second half points as they picked up the NTL Division-II boys' basketball win Monday.

The two teams were tied at 21-all at the half.

Duncan Zeafla had 15 points to lead NP-Liberty while Logan Horsley added 11. Brandyn Choplosky and Logyn Choplosky each had eight points, Nick Grinnell scored five and Noah Spencer added one.

Gage Carnrike had nine points to lead Sayre with Ryan Murrelle adding eight. Nate Sweet scored five, Corbin Brown had four, Ethan Miller netted three, Jordan Rockwell and James Esposito had two points a piece with Devin Ervin adding one.

Cowanesque Valley 62, Canton 47

Christian Kemp had 17 points to lead four Indians in double-figures as they picked up an NTL Division-II boys' basketball win Monday.

CV led just 17-15 after the first quarter but extended that lead to 28-21 at the half. A 21-11 third quarter in their favor helped them to pull away.

Tyler Vargeson and Seth Huyler each had 14 points while Daniel Freeman added 10. Skyler Vinluan netted five and Jack Stone had two.

Michael Smithers led Canton with 21 points while Zach Rentzel added 16. Bishop Walmsley netted five, Camden Route had three and Zach Davy notched two.