Dec. 12 boys’ basketball recaps.
(Cover photo of Karns City’s Noah Pollock. Photo by Mike Schnelle. Check out more of Schnelle’s work here)
KARNS CITY 45, SPRINGDALE 43, OVERTIME
SPRINGDALE, Pa. – Noah Pollock hit a 3-pointer with 40 seconds to play in regulation to force overtime, and visiting Karns City rallied past Springdale, 45-43, in the extra session.
Chandler Turner led the Gremlins with nine points and nine rebounds, while Jacob Friel added nine points. Pollock chipped in with six points and six assists.
Sam Carey paced Springdale with a game-high 22 points.
OSWAYO VALLEY 62, FRIENDSHIP CENTRAL (NY) 33
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Gavin Babcock had 15 points and 12 rebounds, as Oswayo Valley nearly doubled up visiting Friendship Central (N.Y.), 62-33.
Theo Henry added 14 points for the Green Wave, while Garrett Babcock chipped in nine points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists.
JASPER-TROUPSBURG (NY) 58, NORTHERN POTTER 33
JASPER, N.Y. – Connor VanGorder netted 17 points to lead Jasper-Troupsburg to a 58-33 win over visiting Northern Potter.
Blake Jeffers had 13 points for the Panthers.
WEST BRANCH 72, CURWENSVILLE 57
ALLPORT, Pa. – Behind 23 points from Larry Cowder, West Branch beat visiting Curwensville, 72-57, in Moshannon Valley League action.
Bakaysa had 18 points to pace Curwensville and also had a double-double according to head coach Matt Wassil.