Falconer Boys Fall To Dunkirk, 70-58

FALCONER – Jacob Lockett had 21 points, Alex Crossan 19 and the Dunkirk Marauders defeated host Falconer, 70-58, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 basketball on Wednesday.

Dunkirk, which outscored Falconer in every period, had its best showing in the second, when it converted a two-point advantage, 14-12, into an eight-point lead, 29-21, by halftime.

The Golden Falcons (3-13, 2-8) had a much better showing in the second half as they tallied 19 points in the third quarter and 18 in the fourth, but each time Dunkirk managed to keep pace and extend its lead.

Mitch Carter led in defeat with 19 points while teammate Nick Conti followed with 16 points and four assists and Devon Cameron with eight points and seven rebounds.

DUNKIRK (70)

Ruiz 5 0 11, Masonte 1 0 2, Lockett 10 1 21, Crossan 8 3 19, Wilson 4 0 8, Maredmirneck 1 0 2, Collazo 1 0 2, Massena 0 0 0, Berrias 2 0 5. Totals 32 4 70.

FALCONER (58)

Nick Conti 4 8 16, Petersen 2 1 6, Mike Wilcox 2 1 7, Carter (Mitch) 7 3 19, Cameron 3 2 8, Co Boutelle 0 0 0, Chr Boutelle 1 0 2, Coby Carder 0 0 0, Nowicki 0 0 0. Totals 19 15 58.

3-point goals: Ruiz, Berrias, Petersen, Wilcox 2, Carter 2.

Dunkirk14 15 20 21 – 70

Falconer12 9 19 18 – 58

Jayvees: Dunkirk

DIVISION 3

DRAGONS BREEZE AGAIN

FRANKLINVILLE – Another balanced scoring attack propelled Maple Grove past Franklinville, 73-37.

In all, 11 different Maple Grove players scored. Leading the way was Corey Wefing, who netted a team-high 15 points, Austin Goerke, who chipped in with 13, and Aaron Germain, who added 10 more, in the win.

The victory was the Red Dragons’ 13th in 14 tries this season, and improved their league mark to an unblemished 10-0.

Maple Grove built a 22-6 lead by the end of the opening quarter, took a 36-17 advantage into the break and then put the game away once and for all by outscoring the hosts 22-12 in the third quarter.

For Franklinville, which dropped to 3-11 overall and 2-9 in league, Collin Seamans knocked down a game-high five treys on the way to scoring 20 points.

MAPLE GROVE (73)

Tampe 1 0 2, Kistner 2 0 5, W. Soffel 3 0 6, Ahlstrom 1 0 2, G. Soffel 4 0 8, Wefing 7 1 15, Germain 5 0 10, Goerke 6 1 13, Beaton 1 0 5, Swanson 2 0 4, Nelson 1 0 3. Totals 34 2 73.

FRANKLINVILLE (37)

Lawrence 2 1 5, Finch 1 1 3, Milks 0 4 4, Seamans 8 2 20, Terwilliger 1 0 2. Totals 12 8-9 37.

3-point goals: Nelson, Beaton, Kistner, Seamans 5.

Maple Grove22 14 22 15 – 73

Franklinville6 11 12 8 – 37

Jayvees: Maple Grove 53, Franklinville 41

GRANGER SHINES

SOUTH DAYTON – The Pine Valley Panthers’ offense struggled early, but their defense never wavered in posting a 52-39 victory over Panama.

Trailing Panama, 8-3, after the first quarter, Pine Valley (5-10, 3-6) rebounded nicely after that, thanks in large measure to the performance of Dylan Granger. Playing in his first varsity game, Granger scored 16 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists. Lucas Trombley added nine rebounds and four assists and Jake Wilcox grabbed nine boards.

Dan Odell led Panama with 14 points.

PANAMA (39)

Eddy 3 0 8, Odell 5 1 14, Dan, Alec Blose 3 0 7, Brandon Lewis 2 0 4, Rensel 3 0 6, Totals 16 1 39.

PINE VALLEY (52)

Trombley 2 0 4, Jay 2 2 6, Wilcox 0 3 3, Sticek 4 0 12 Spencer, Weaver 1 0 2, Raiport 3 0 9, Thomas, Dylan Granger 6 3 16, Totals 18 8 52.

3-point goals-Eddy 2, Odell 3, Blose, Sticek 4, Raiport 3, Granger.

Panama8 11 6 14 – 39

Pine Valley3 14 14 21 – 52

Jayvees: Panama won

DIVISION 4

SHERMAN PREVAILS

ELLICOTTVILLE – In a makeup game from last Friday, Sherman toppled Ellicottville, 65-39.

Andrew Graham hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 18 points and fives steals while teammate Ryan Robson netted nine points as the Wildcats took a commanding 24-8 lead by the end of the first period and cruised from there.

Along with Graham and Robson, Devin Moorhead scored eight points to go with eight assists and five steals in the victory.

For Ellicottville, Phalla Musall and Alex Steinbroner split 22 points, with Steinbroner also hauling in a game-high 11 boards.

SHERMAN (65)

Gleason 1 0 2, Graham 7 2 18, Robson 3 2 9, Moorhead 3 1 8, Myers 4 0 8, Luden 1 0 2, Bowland 2 2 8, Card 1 1 3, Greiner 0 1 1, Ottaway 2 2 6. Totals 24 11 65.

ELLICOTTVILLE (39)

Musall 3 4 11, Wilson 0 0 0, Morton 1 3 5, Grinolds 1 0 2, Easton 2 0 4, Watt 1 0 2, Steinbroner 4 3 11, Macomb 1 2 4. Totals 13 12 39.

3-point goals: Musall, Graham 2, Robson, Moorhead, Boland 2.

Sherman24 14 13 14 – 65

Eville8 10 15 6 – 39

Jayvees: Sherman won.