Trojans To Meet T’Birds For Tournament Title

Thanks to a dominating defense, Southwestern is in the boys basketball championship game of its own Tabone Christmas Classic at Jamestown Community College on Saturday.

The Trojans used a pressure defense in their 49-28 win over Forestville (0-5) in the opening round of the tourney.

Southwestern now plays Chautauqua Lake, which defeated Dunkirk in overtime, at 5 p.m. for the championship while at 3:30 p.m. the consolation game between Forestville and Dunkirk will be held.

The Trojans (2-4) wrapped the game up early as they built up a 33-10 halftime margin thanks to a 21-7 second-quarter run. Pat Mogenhan had five of his 11 points that quarter for the winners.

Five other players scored between six and eight points for Southwestern.

Kyle Moran had 10 rebounds for Southwestern while the team had 18 assists and 10 steals.

FORESTVILLE (28)

Nosbisch 2 2 7, Corley 2 0 4, Van Vlack 1 0 3, Youngberg 2 0 4, Makuch 3 0 6, Hartoff 2 0 4, Stone 0 0 0, Szumigala 0 0 0, Forbes 0 0 0. Totals 12 2 28.

SOUTHWESTERN (49)

Kennedy 1 0 2, Rybicki 2 2 6, Mogenhan 5 0 11, Moran 3 0 6, Carlson 3 0 6, Gustafson 3 0 6, Burk 2 0 4, Schrope 4 0 8, Johnson 0 0 0, Hammond 0 0 0, Bell 0 0 0, Sandbloom 0 0 0, Johnston 0 0 0. Totals 23 2 49.

Three-Pointers: Nosbisch, Van Vlack, Mogenhan.

Forestville3 7 12 6 – 28

Southwestern12 21 14 2 – 49

Jayvees: Southwestern won.

HULTON SHINES

A.J. Hulton pulled off a clutch performance by scoring 19 points, including hitting five free throws in the extra period, and shooting 8-for-8 from the line overall, to lead Chautauqua Lake to a 71-66 victory over Dunkirk.

Hulton was aided by 14 points, five rebounds and five assists from Ian Clute and 17 points from Kyle Mayer.

Michael Bess and Manny Maisonett put up 17 and 15 points respectively for the Marauders (0-6). Ezmond Colvin had 10 points.

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE (71)

Davidson 3 2 11, Clute 4 6 14, Baker 2 0 4, Rosage 1 0 3, Mayer 4 6 17, Apllegarth 0 1 1, Hulton 5 8 19, Latimer 1 0 2. Totals: 20 23 71.

DUNKIRK (66)

Colvin 4 2 10, Bess 7 1 17, Tickens 1 2 4, Maisonett 4 3 15, Brown 2 0 4, Ray 2 3 6, Thomas 4 2 10. Totals: 24 13 66.

3-points goals: Bess 2 Maisonett 4, Davidson, Rosage, Mayer 3, Hulton.

Chautauqua Lake 14 14 7 19 17- 71

Dunkirk 14 12 16 12 12- 66

NON-LEAGUE

SHERMAN WINS IN OT

SHERMAN – Ryan Robson hit a basket near the end of regulation and then shined in overtime as Sherman remained undefeated at 6-0.

Robson sank a driving layup with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter and then had four points in overtime when the Wildcats defeated Randolph, 63-58, in a battle between two of the area’s best teams.

After Robson’s tying bucket, Randolph waited for the last shot but turned it over with two seconds left. Sherman was unable to get off a shot as the teams went to overtime.

Ryan Myers also had a big basket in overtime when Sherman outscored the Cardinals, 9-4,to pull out the non-league victory.

The first half belonged to Sherman via a 31-25 margin as Andrew Graham scored nine points, Robson seven and Nate Ottaway six. Bryce Morrison had nine points for Randolph.

But in the third quarter, the Cardinals came alive with a 20-12 run, led by Taylor Miller with four threes, and took a 45-43 lead.

Robson was high for Sherman with 18 points, including 10 from the foul line where the Wildcats made 21-of-34, and grabbed 15 rebounds. Graham sank 13 points and Jake Card 12. Card also pulled down 13 rebounds, and Myers had nine points, five assists and four steals for the Wildcats.

Mason Bowley provided a lot of help off the Randolph bench with 18 rebounds. Morrison hauled down eight rebounds and added seven assists.

Miller led Randolph with 16 points, Morrison checked out with 13 points and Mitchell Maycock added 12 points. Maycock tied Miller with four threes as Randolph held a 10-1 edge in the 3-point department.

RANDOLPH (58)

Hettenbaugh 0 4 4, Beaver 0 0 0, Brown 1 0 2, Maycock 4 0 12, McAllister 3 0 6, Miller 4 4 16, Morrison 3 5 13, Bosley 2 0 5, Carpenter 0 0 0. Totals 17 13 58.

SHERMAN (63)

Graham 5 2 13, Robson 4 10 18, Cole 0 0 0, Myers 3 3 9, Boland 2 1 5, Card 4 4 12, Greiner 0 0 0, Walczak 0 0 0, Ottaway 3 0 6, Scouten 0 0 0. Totals 21 20 63.

Three-Pointers: Miller 4, Maycock 4, Morrison 2, Graham.

Randolph11 14 20 9 4 – 58

Sherman13 18 12 11 9 – 63

Jayvees: Sherman 45, Randolph 29.

WEST 2 DIVISION

JOHNSON LIFTS CVCS

BROCTON – Cody Johnson scored 25 points in lifting the Cassadaga Valley Cougars (3-2, 1-0) to a 48-39 victory over Brocton (0-5, 0-2).

Fourteen of his 25 points came in the second half when all three big men for the Bulldogs battled foul trouble.

Brocton held a 9-5 lead after the first quarter, but the Cougars used a 17-7 second-quarter run to take the lead and never looked back.

Johnson and and Mike Lancaster each had seven rebounds while Lancaster added six assists.

Bryan Graves led Brocton with 14 points and seven rebounds.

CASSADAGA VALLEY (48)

Ruge 1 5 7, Delaba 2 3 7, Lancaster 2 4 9, Johnson 10 5 25, Totals 15 17 48

BROCTON (39)

Buchanan 3 1 7, Walter 1 2 4, Graves 4 6 14, AaRiforgiatio 3 0 6, AnthRiforgiatio 3 0 6, Siracusa 1 0 2, Totals 15 9 39

3-point goals: Lancaster

Cassadaga Valley 5 17 13 13 – 48

Brocton 9 7 13 10 – 39

Jayvee: Brocton won

PINE VALLEY TOURNEY

CLYMER FALLS

SOUTH DAYTON -Zach Stephens had 15 points and 14 rebounds to help lead Gowanda (4-2) past Clymer, 43-41, during semifinal action at the Pine Valley Tip-Off Tournament.

The Panthers fell behind 11-6 after the first quarter, but stormed back to take a 21-20 into halftime.

Gowanda was able to build its lead to 34-29 after the third quarter, and was able to hold Clymer off in the fourth quarter for the win.

John Kennedy added 10 points for the Panthers in the win.

Garrett McAfoose had a team-high 13 points in the loss while Pirates’ teammate Mitch Einink chipped in 12 points.