Torres’ Bucket In Final Seconds Sends Westfield Past Clymer, 53-51

Clymer’s Zavon Overton, middle, splits Westfield defenders Brock Schuster and Michael Johnson during Wednesday’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West basketball game. P-J photo by Mark L. Anderson

CLYMER — Julio Torres’ putback with 2.4 seconds remaining gave Westfield a 53-51 come-from-behind victory over Clymer in CCAA Division 2 West action.

The Wolverines led by six with under a minute remaining, but a pair of 3-pointers from the Pirates’ Corey Neckers tied the game at 51.

Torres then missed a 16-foot jump shot, but grabbed his own rebound and scored to give the Wolverines (7-4, 3-2) a two-point lead.

Clymer (5-7, 1-5) was then forced to go the length of the floor, but was unable to attempt a tying shot.

The Pirates led by seven entering the fourth quarter and expanded their lead to 10 with six minutes remaining, but Westfield stormed back thanks to 12 points, including three 3-pointers, in the period from Evan Hauser.

Maple Grove’s Peter Auer puts up a shot during Wednesday’s Division 1 West basketball game against Dunkirk. P-J photo by Scott Reagle

“We talked about knocking them off their spots because they are a big-time 3-point-shooting team,” Clymer coach Dan White said. “We didn’t get out and do that in the last quarter. That’s been how the season has gone for us.”

Colby Bills had 15 points and nine rebounds while Hauser also scored 15 points and Brock Schuster grabbed seven rebounds. Shawn Horr had four steals and five assists in the win.

Zavon Overton led the Pirates with 14 points and three steals while Dustin Neckers grabbed eight rebounds and Lucas Beckerink handed out five assists.

WESTFIELD (53)

Torres 2 0 4, Hauser 5 1 15, Johnson 1 1 3, Bills 6 3 15, Horr 1 2 4, Jafarjian 3 2 9, Baribeau 1 1 3, Schuster 0 0 0, Culbreth 0 0 0. Totals 19 10 53.

CLYMER (51)

CNeckers 2 0 6, Beckerink 3 1 8, Hinsdale 1 3 5, ROverton 1 0 3, DNeckers 2 5 9, Willink 1 0 2, ZOverton 5 2 14, TeWinkle 2 0 4, Wade 0 0 0, Wiggers 0 0 0. Totals 17 11 51.

3-point goals–Hauser 4, Jafarjian, CNeckers 2, Beckerink, ROverton, ZOverton 2.

Westfield 13 6 11 23 — 53

Clymer 15 12 10 14 — 51

Jayvees: Clymer won.

BEARS USE BALANCED SCORING

FREWSBURG — Three players reached double figures as Frewsburg beat Cassadaga Valley, 71-49, in CCAA Division 2 West play.

Brad Nelson led the Bears (6-4, 4-1) with 20 points to go along with three assists and three steals; Quinn Conlan had 17 points and eight rebounds; and Dylan Pearson had a career-high 15 points.

“We got the ball inside a lot,” Frewsburg coach Tom Nelson said. “A lot of Brad’s points came from driving to the basket, too.”

Frewsburg led 38-22 at halftime, thanks to 13 points from Pearson, and took a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter after 11 points in the third quarter from Conlan. Nelson then hit a pair of 3-pointers on his way to a 10-point fourth quarter to seal the victory.

Aaron Hair chipped in 8 points and a team-high 11 rebounds for the Bears.

Connor Crabtree led the Cougars (5-6, 2-3) with 17 points and 10 rebounds while Adam Goot added 12 points.

CASSADAGA VALLEY (49)

Peterson 0 4 4, Catanese 0 0 0, Sanabria 1 0 2, Southard 0 2 2, Goot 4 4 12, Crabtree 6 2 17, Moore 1 2 5, Pattyson 2 2 6, Ozga 0 1 1, Phillips 0 0 0, Wichlacz 0 0 0. Totals 14 17 49.

FREWSBURG (71)

Brink 1 0 2, Rodgers 2 0 4, Piazza 1 1 3, Hair 4 0 8, Nelson 8 2 20, Marchincin 1 0 2, Matve 0 0 0, Pearson 6 3 15, Conlan 6 5 17. Totals 29 11 71.

3-point goals–Crabtree 3, Moore, Nelson 2.

Cassadaga Valley 8 14 12 15 — 49

Frewsburg 23 15 15 18 — 71

Jayvees: Frewsburg won.

WILDCATS USE BIG FOURTH

BROCTON — A 28-point fourth quarter sent Sherman to a 62-40 win over Brocton in CCAA Division 2 West action.

Brocton led at halftime, 25-19, before the Wildcats scored 43 in the final 16 minutes.

Jared Gleason had a big game for Sherman with 20 points and 18 rebounds. Mike Beatman contributed 17 points while Tanner Ramsey scored 15 and had five steals.

Brocton (1-12, 0-5) was led by Ronald Brown’s 16 points and 14 rebounds.

SHERMAN (62)

Gleason 6 7 20, Ayers 1 0 3, Beatman 6 2 17, TRamsey 4 5 15, Swabik 1 0 2, CRamsey 1 0 3, Meeder 1 0 2. Totals 20 14 62.

BROCTON (40)

Booker 1 0 2, Rizzo 1 0 3, Brown 6 0 16, Rexford 0 1 1, Krystofiak 2 0 5, Rivera 1 0 2, Morello 3 0 9, Chelton 1 0 2. Totals 15 1 40.

Sherman 12 7 15 28 — 62

Brocton 8 17 8 7 — 40

Jayvees: Sherman won.

TROJANS UPSET CHAUTAUQUA LAKE

MAYVILLE — Behind Alex Card’s hot hand, Southwestern was able to defeat Chautauqua, 61-56, in CCAA Division 1 West play.

Card hit five 3-pointers and wound up with 22 points to lead the Trojans.

Card scored 9 points in the first quarter when the Trojans held a 19-15 edge. Southwestern then outscored the Thunderbirds, 22-10, in the final quarter to pull out the victory.

Mayson Mathews had 13 points and Cooper Pannes added 12 points for the Trojans. Mitchell Pascarella added 10 points in the win.

Kyler Majka had a strong game for Chautauqua Lake (8-4, 3-2) with 19 points, including five 3-pointers. Leading scorer Devin Pope, who came in averaging more than 30 points per game, was held to 16 points.

SOUTHWESTERN (61)

Card 7 3 22, Miller 2 0 4, Pascarella 3 2 10, Mathews 5 1 13, Pannes 6 0 12, Munir 0 0 0, Hnatyszyn 0 0 0. Totals 23 6 61.

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE (56)

Gleason 1 0 2, MAnderson 2 0 6, RAnderson 0 2 2, Pope 7 2 16, Majka 7 0 19, Wood 0 2 2, Adams 3 3 9, Sauerland 0 0 0. Totals 20 9 56.

3-point goals–Card 5, Mathews 2, Pascarella 2, Majka 5, MAnderson 2.

Southwestern 19 8 12 22 — 61

Chautauqua Lake 15 16 15 10 — 56

Jayvees: Chautauqua Lake won.

FARNHAM TOO MUCH FOR DRAGONS

Devaun Farnham led Dunkirk to an 82-53 victory over Maple Grove in CCAA Division 1 West action.

Farnham had 29 points for the Marauders, while “consistently getting to the rim,” according to Dunkirk coach Andrew Krenzer.

Dunkirk (8-5, 5-1) outscored Maple Grove (5-7, 2-4) in every quarter, highlighted by a 22-7 second quarter, giving the Marauders a 17-point halftime lead. Dunkirk never looked back and ran away with the victory.

The Marauders had the rebounding advantage as well, as seniors Tyrese Kristan-Johnson and Darnell Butts each had double-doubles. Each player had 12 points while Butts had 12 rebounds and Kristan-Johnson had 11. Noah Sobilo added nine rebounds, along with 7 points.

Peter Auer led Maple Grove with 27 points to go along with six rebounds. Bryan Clark had a team-high 11 rebounds.

DUNKIRK (82)

Butts 6 0 12, Farnham 13 2 29, Garcia 3 0 6, Yannie 1 0 2, Lockett 2 2 6, Kristan-Johnson 6 0 12, Rivera 3 0 8, Sobilo 3 0 7. Totals 37 4 82.

MAPLE GROVE (53)

Auer 11 1 27, Fischer 2 1 6, Reagle 1 0 2, Eimiller 0 2 2, McPherson 2 1 5, Clark 2 0 4. Mitchell 3 0 6. Totals 21 5 53.

3-point goals–Auer 4, Rivera 2, Sobilo, Farnham, Fischer, McPherson.

Dunkirk 21 22 23 16 — 82

Maple Grove 19 7 15 12 — 53

Jayvees: Dunkirk won.

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