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HS BASKETBALL: Chiefs Take King Crown

December 16, 2018
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Chiefs Take King Crown

Jake Curnow shot 9 of 10 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter as Lakeland defeated Western Wayne, 63-53, in the championship game of the Cal King Tournament at Lackawanna Trail on Saturday.

Curnow finished with a game-high 22 points to earn MVP honors and Caleb Vigil added 13 points for the Chiefs.

Zach Rovinsky scored 21 points for Western Wayne and Dahlton Frisbie had 14.

Western Wayne (2-2) — Z. Rovinsky 7 5-8 21, D. Frisbie 5 3-3 14, Z. Janiszewski 2 0-0 6, K. Sauter 1 3-3 5, L. Scott 1 2-2 5, T. Chernasky 1 0-0 2, M. Henneforth 0 0-0 0, R. Carey 0 0-1 0, A. Kuha 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 13-17 53.

Lakeland (3-1) — J. Curnow 5 12-16 22, C. Vigil 2 8-10 13, C. Dippre 4 1-1 9, J. Lewis 3 3-3 9, N. Chup 1 0-0 3, T. Prawdzik 1 0-0 3, C. Mellon 0 2-2 2, N. Bertholf 1 0-0 2. Totals: 17 26-32 63.

Western Wayne 9 11 12 21 — 53

Lakeland 14 17 6 26 — 63

3-point goals: Z. Rovinsky (WW) 2, Z. Janiszewski (WW) 2, D. Frisbie (WW), L. Scott (WW), N. Chup (LAK), T. Prawdzik (LAK), C. Vigil (LAK).

Lake-Lehman 49

Lackawanna Trail 45

At Lackawanna Trail, CJ Cercone scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth quarter as Lake-Lehman rallied for a win in the consolation game of the Cal King Tournament.

Josh Kane finished with 12 points for the Black Knights.

Josh Rzucidlo had 16 points for Lackawanna Trail and Nico Berrios added 10.

Lake-Lehman (1-3) — C. Cercone 5 4-6 14, J. Kane 4 3-5 12, M. Paczewski 5 1-3 11, D. Thompson 4 0-4 8, I. Dabsheh 1 0-0 2, N. Salus 1 0-0 2, N. Dougherty 0 0-0 0. Totals: 20 8-18 49.

Lackawanna Trail (2-2) — J. Rzucidlo 5 5-7 16, N. Berrios 2 4-5 10, Z. Stec 2 2-4 6, L. Walker 2 1-4 5, J. Gilroy 1 2-4 5, Z. Cost 1 0-2 2, B. Edwards 0 1-1 1, B. Decker 0 0-0 0, R. Helbing 0 0-0 0. Totals: 13 15-27 45.

Lake-Lehman 6 9 9 25 — 49

Lackawanna Trail 7 16 14 8 — 45

3-point goals: J. Kane (LL), N. Berrios (LT) 2, J. Gilroy (LT), J. Rzucidlo (LT). JV: Lackawanna Trail 33, Lakeland 17 (LT: Filan, Sharpe 11; LAK: Bootz 8). All-tournament team: Max Paczewski (LL), Josh Rzucidlo (LT), Kobe Sauter (WW), Zach Rovinsky (WW), James Lewis (LAK). MVP: Jake Curnow (LAK).

Scranton Prep 36

Father Judge 34

At Archbishop Wood, Nick Genco’s layup with 3.2 second left gave No. 2 Scranton Prep a win.

Greyson Schermerhorn and Mario Rotell each scored 10 points for the Cavaliers.

Scranton Prep (3-0) — G. Schermerhorn 3 3-5 10, M. Rotell 3 3-5 10, B. Boland 3 0-0 6, R. Merritt 2 1-3 5, M. Skoff 1 0-0 3, N. Genco 1 0-0 2, J. Strong 0 0-0 0, G. Bednarz 0 0-0 0. Totals: 13 7-13 36.

Father Judge — S. Dooley 3 6-8 13, A. Chie 3 2-5 9, A. Dooley 2 0-1 4, N. Johnson 1 0-2 3, J. Blyithe 1 0-0 2, J. Boyce 0 2-2 2, N. Minich 0 1-2 1, R. Shaw 0 0-0 0, M. Comas 0 0-0 0. Totals: 10 11-20 34.

Scranton Prep 1 17 6 12 — 36

Father Judge 2 11 11 10 — 34

3-point goals: G. Schermerhorn (SP), M. Rotell (SP), M. Skoff (SP), A. Chie (FJ), S. Dooley (FJ), N. Johnson (FJ).

Pottsville 57

Abington Heights 46

At Pottsville, Kevin Schenk hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead the Crimson Tide.

Jack Nealon had 14 points and five assists for No. 1 Abington Heights and Trey Koehler added 13 points.

Abington Heights (3-1) — J. Nealon 6 0-0 14, T. Koehler 4 2-6 13, G. Tinsley 4 2-2 10, C. Perkins 2 1-1 5, D. Nealon 1 1-2 4, M. Malone 0 0-0 0, H. Johnson 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 6-11 46.

Pottsville — K. Schenk 8 0-0 21, T. Sherakas 5 1-2 14, M. Barnes 3 4-4 10, J. Hahner 3 1-2 8, P. McCord 1 0-0 3, A. Stanton 0 1-2 1. Totals: 20 7-10 57.

Abington Heights 7 16 14 9 — 46

Pottsville 17 14 9 17 — 57

3-point goals: T. Koehler (AH) 3, J. Nealon (AH) 2, D. Nealon (AH), K. Schenk (POT) 5, T. Sherakas (POT) 3, P. McCord (POT), J. Hahner (POT). JV: Pottsville, 52-40.

Nanticoke Area 51

Holy Cross 41

At Lackawanna College, Trahjan Krupinski scored 17 points and Jake Krupinski added 11 to lead the Trojans.

Kieran Burrier had 12 points for Holy Cross and Leahy O’Connor had 11.

Holy Cross (3-1) — K. Burrier 4 3-4 12, L. O’Connor 4 2-2 11, T. Mozeleski 3 1-2 10, P. Bennie 2 1-3 5, C. Callejas 1 1-1 3, A. Norella 0 0-0 0, J. Calciano 0 0-0 0. Totals: 14 8-12 41.

Nanticoke Area (4-0) — T. Krupinski 5 7-11 17, J. Krupinski 5 0-1 11, N. Kreitzer 3 2-6 9, C. Butczynski 2 4-5 8, D. Szychowski 2 0-1 4, L. Myers 0 2-2 2, J. Bielecki 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 15-26 51.

Holy Cross 17 4 9 11 — 41

Nanticoke Area 11 4 18 18 — 51

3-point goals: T. Mozeleski (HC) 3, L. O’Connor (HC), N. Kreitzer (NA).

Holy Redeemer 63

Valley View 53

At Lackawanna College, Nick Prociak scored 19 points to lead Holy Redeemer.

Bobby Craig had 11 points for No. 3 Valley View.

Holy Redeemer — N. Prociak 9 1-2 19, C. Cook 5 3-5 15, M. Mendygral 5 2-3 15, J. Shoats 1 4-8 6, D. Answini 1 0-0 3, J. Andrejko 1 0-0 3, J. Piontkowski 1 0-0 2, C. Banas 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 10-18 63.

Valley View (2-2) — B. Craig 4 1-1 11, M. Kudrich 3 2-4 9, J. Duplessis 4 0-0 8, C. Kelley 3 0-0 7, Z. Kovalchik 3 0-0 6, J. Boone 3 0-0 6, D. Black 2 2-2 6, C. Combs 0 0-0 0. Totals: 22 5-7 53.

Holy Redeemer 18 12 19 14 — 63

Valley View 10 12 17 14 — 53

3-point goals: M. Mendygral (HR) 3, C. Cook (HR) 2, J. Andrejko (HR), D. Answini (HR), B. Craig (VV) 2, C. Kelley (VV), M. Kudrich (VV). JV: No game.

Tunkhannock 40

Mountain View 36

At Lackawanna College, Tyler Faux and Jack Chilson each scored 13 points to lead Tunkhannock.

Mikey Schermerhorn hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points for Mountain View.

Mountain View (0-3) — M. Schermerhorn 7 0-0 20, M. Fanelli 3 2-2 8, T. Henke 0 4-4 4, J. Andzulis 1 0-0 2, W. Brozonis 1 0-0 2, R. Henke 0 0-0 0. Totals: 12 6-6 36.

Tunkhannock (3-0) — T. Faux 3 6-6 13, J. Chilson 6 1-1 13, A. Billings 3 0-0 6, E. Bennett 1 0-0 3, N. Reposa 1 0-0 3, R. Harder 0 2-2 2, J. Frisco 0 0-0 0. Totals: 14 9-9 40.

Mountain View 6 12 12 6 — 36

Tunkhannock 13 10 7 10 — 40

3-point goals: M. Schermerhorn (MV) 6, E. Bennett (TUN), N. Reposa (TUN), T. Faux (TUN). JV: No game.

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