LOCAL COLLEGE: Royals Handle York College
Matthew Mancuso and Abington Heights graduate Jackson Danzig each scored 20 points to lead the University of Scranton to an 87-68 win over York College in a men’s basketball game Wednesday.
Mancuso also had 13 rebounds for the Royals (7-0), who shot 48 percent from the field in the first half to build a 15-point halftime lead.
Scranton Prep graduate Logan Bailey and Kyle DeVerna each finished with 14 points for Scranton.
Wilkes 81, Misericordia 78
At Wilkes-Barre, Rob Pecorelli hit five 3-pointers and scored 29 points to lead Wilkes University.
The Colonels (6-1) shot 60 percent on 3-pointers and led by 14 midway through the second half before a Misericordia rally cut the deficit to three with nine seconds left.
Mark Mullins added 18 points and six rebounds for Wilkes. Stone McCreary scored 27 points for Misericordia (4-3).
Eastern 87, King’s 76
At Wilkes-Barre, Darius Washington scored 25 points to lead Eastern University.
The Eagles shot 56 percent from the field and hit 10 3-pointers.
Kevin Hunter scored 18 points for King’s (1-6) and Tyler Millan added 15 points.
PSU-York 116, PSU-Scranton 86
At Dunmore, Penn State York had seven players score in double figures and shot 54 percent from the field to earn a win.
Scranton graduate Cameron Jordan hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points for Penn State Scranton (2-4) and Arel Lamour had 17 points.
Japriya Carroll scored 18 points to lead Misericordia University to a 78-54 win over Wilkes University.
Misericordia (8-0) led by nine at halftime but Wilkes (3-6) started the third quarter on a 14-6 run. The Cougars responded and outscored Wilkes, 16-9, to close out the third quarter and then opened the fourth quarter with an 11-4 spurt.
Western Wayne graduate Rachel Carmody had 12 points and nine rebounds for Misericordia. Gianna Roberts scored 14 points for Wilkes and Maddie Kelley had 12 points.
Notre Dame (Md.) 59
Clarks Summit 33
At Clarks Summit, Notre Dame of Maryland got points from 13 players and held Clarks Summit to 14 percent shooting to earn a win.
The Gators led by four at the end of the first quarter and outscored Clarks Summit, 19-10, in the second quarter.
Dani Mansberger had 12 points for the Lady Defenders (0-8) and Randie Traxler had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
King’s 88, Eastern 59
At Wilkes-Barre, King’s College jumped out to a 15-point first-quarter lead to cruise to its fifth straight win.
King’s shot 47 percent from the field in the game while holding Eastern to 1 of 10 shooting on 3-pointers.
Rebecca Prociak had 24 points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Monarchs (6-2) and Samantha Rajza had 23 points and nine rebounds.
PSU-Scranton 65, PSU-York 64
At Dunmore, Wallenpaupack graduate Tabitha Boyd’s jump shot with 31 seconds left in overtime gave Penn State Scranton interim coach Mike McGoff his first win.
Boyd finished with 10 points and nine rebounds for Scranton (1-6) and North Pocono graduate Sarah Kaneski scored 17 points.