Chautauqua Lake Snuffs Out Pine Valley Comeback Bid

MAYVILLE – The final score doesn’t show it, but the Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds (9-8, 7-4) overcame Pine Valley Panthers’ (5-12, 3-8) comeback to win.

Chautauqua Lake held a 21-13 halftime lead and moved ahead by 20 in the second half before Pine Valley battled back and cut its deficit to six. Then the hosts got back on track and recorded a 56-38 Division 3 boys basketball win on Tuesday night.

Cody Thomas led the winners with 15 points while Ian Clute had 12 points, 16 rebounds and four blocked shots; and A.J. Hulton had 10 points and five assists.

Win Nelson led Pine valley with 12 points and Jake Wilcox had 13 rebounds.

PINE VALLEY (38)

Trombley 3 3 9, Sticek 2 1 5, Wilcox 1 0 2, Raiport 1 1 3, nelson 3 4 12, Granger 2 3 7.

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE (56)

Davidson 2 0 6, Clute 4 4 12, Mayer 2 1 5, Briggs 3 0 6, Thomas 7 0 15, Applegarth 0 0 0, Hulton 4 2 10, Latimer 0 2 2.

3-point goals: Thomas, Sticek, Nelson 2.

Pine Valley7 6 14 11 – 38

Chautauqua Lake14 7 18 17 – 56

Jayvees: Pine Valley won.

WESTFIELD ROLLS

WESTFIELD – The Westfield Wolverines (10-1, 12-5) had three players score in double digits to defeat Panama, 62-42.

Jon Coe led the way with 13 points while Tanner Dahl had 12 and Jordan Imm finished with 11 for the winners.

Westfield used a 14-8 first-quarter lead to take a 26-19 halftime edge. In the second half, Westfield outscored the visitors, 24-14 to take a 50-33 cushion and never look back.

The Wolverines pulled down 40 rebounds as Imm and Dan Tofil combined for 17.

“We started a little slow,” Westfield coach Bob North said. “It was Senior Night. In the third quarter, we came out and talked about matching up better defensively. We got a lot of points in transition.”

PANAMA (42)

KEddy 0 0 0, REddy 3 0 6, O’Dell 3 1 8, Alec Blose 5 4 17, Kirby 0 0 0, Rensell 3 0 7, Franzen 1 0 2, Lewis 1 0 2, Totals 16 5 42

WESTFIELD (62)

Imm 5 1 11, Dahl 5 0 12, Bentham 1 0 3, Tofil 4 0 8, Rodriguez 0 0 0, DeMarco 4 0 8, Coe 5 2 13, Gray 2 3 7, Figley 0 0 0, Totals 26 6 62

3-point goals: O’Dell, Rensell, Blose 3, Bentham, Dahl 2, Coe.

Panama 8 11 14 9 – 42

Westfield 14 12 24 10 – 62

Jayvees: Panama won