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Feb. 14 Boys’ Hoops Roundup: ECC Completes Back-to-Back Unbeaten Regular Seasons for First Time

Feb. 14 boys’ basketball roundup.

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(Cover photo of ECC’s Gabe Krause. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 56, BRADFORD 30

BRADFORD, Pa. – It’s not often that the Elk County Catholic basketball program does something it has never done before.

But the Crusaders etched another chapter in their storied history completing back-to-back unbeaten regular seasons for the first time in program history with a 56-30 win at Bradford in D9 League action.

Gabe Krause led a typical ECC balanced attack with 18 points with Ryan Newton and Nate DaCanal adding 14 points each.

Tyler Gigliotti paced Bradford with six points.

KANE 51, CRANBERRY 32

KANE, Pa. – Andrew Bucheit led a three-some of Kane players in double digits with 18 points, as the Wolves knocked off visiting Cranberry, 51-32.

Davis Gardner added 12 points for Kane with Chad Greville chipping in 11 points and seven steals.

The win secures the top seed in the District 9 Class 3A playoffs for Kane, who won the 2A title a year ago.

Andrew Gunn paced Cranberry with 13 points.

GALETON 60, NORTHERN POTTER 50

ULYSSES, Pa. – Behind 20 points from Evan Brooks visiting Galeton pulled away from Northern Potter in the second half for a 60-50 road North Tier League victory.

The Tigers led by two, 26-24, at halftime but expanded the lead to nine, 41-32, going to the fourth quarter.

Joel Griffin added 13 points for Galeton with Isiah Shuemaker chipping in 12.

Tucker Kosa had a game-high 23 points for Northern Potter, and Blake Jeffer added 15 for the Panthers.



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