Cougars’ Crabtree Pours In 32; Leeper Nets 22

Cassadaga Valley’s Connor Crabtree goes in for a layup during Tuesday’s nonleague game against Pine Valley in Sinclairville. P-J photos by Lisa Monacelli

SINCLAIRVILLE — Connor Crabtree scored a game-high 32 points and Cassadaga Valley picked up a 72-56 nonleague victory over Pine Valley on Tuesday evening.

Along with Crabtree, Adam Goot added 16 points; Ty Pattyson had 13 points and 11 rebounds; and Mark Swanson chipped in 11 points and six assists for the Cougars (5-7, 2-4 CCAA Division 2 West).

For Pine Valley (3-10, 2-5 CCAA Division 2 East), Christian Ortiz poured in 21 points and added 15 rebounds.

FRESHMAN LEEPER SHINES

BUFFALO — Jamestown was able to use its defense down the stretch Tuesday evening, fighting off host McKinley for a 57-55 nonleague boys basketball win.

Pine Valley’s Makiah Snyder drives to the basket while Cassadaga Valley’s David Peterson defends Tuesday.

The Red Raiders (10-5, 3-4) received a big night on offense from freshman Simeon Leeper, who finished with a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double in just his second varsity game.

“This is only his second game being called up from jayvees and he played outstanding,” Jamestown coach Ben Drake said. “For a kid with not much varsity experience he played with a ton of confidence and really stepped up for us.”

Demarri Jones added 12 points and nine rebounds while also hitting a clutch free throw down the stretch for the visitors. Grant Moore added 6 points and eight rebounds.

McKinley (8-9) was led by an 18-point night from Jahmal Lewis.

Jamestown also claimed the jayvee contest, 65-56, with Jaylen Butera picking up 21 points and 15 rebounds while Calvin Ricker added 19 points.

JAMESTOWN (57)

Drake 1 0 3, Rojas 2 1 5, Garland 0 0 0, Leeper 9 2 22, Moore 3 0 6, Jones 3 6 12, Crofoot 2 0 5, Freeney 2 0 4. Totals 22 9 57.

MCKINLEY (55)

Lewis 8 2 18, Elias 1 0 3, Snow 3 0 6, Lester 1 3 5, Strong 2 1 7, Austin 3 0 6, Rause 3 2 10. Totals 21 8 55.

3-point goals–Leeper, Drake, Crofoot, Rause 2, Strong 2, Elias.

Jamestown 18 13 13 13–57

McKinley 8 17 16 14–55

Jayvees: Jamestown 65, McKiney 56.

BARMORE RECORDS

DOUBLE-DOUBLE

PANAMA — Panama (8-5, 5-2) rolled to a 69-38 win over Portville (4-10, 1-5) in nonleague action.

Cameron Barmore led the winners with a 23-point, 13-rebound double-double while Dominic Spontaneo added 11 points with seven boards. Ryan Joslyn chipped in seven rebounds and five points while Mitch Hovey grabbed 17 points and six assists after hitting five 3-pointers.

PORTVILLE (38)

Kalsman 0 0 0, Howard 1 0 2, Kloc 2 1 6, Kavanagh 0 0 0, Pullins 1 0 2, Tobola 2 0 4, Mathes 3 0 9, Griffin 1 0 3, Tarr 5 0 10, Lott 0 0 0, Nuffer 1 0 2. Totals 16 1 38.

PANAMA (69)

Lawson 1 0 2, Spontaneo 5 0 11, Cook 1 0 2, Sperry 3 0 7, Harper 1 0 2, Barmore 9 5 23, Hovey 6 0 17, Joslyn 1 3 5, Apthorpe 0 0 0. Totals 27 8 69.

3-point goals–Kloc, Mathis 3, Griffin, Spontaneo, Sperry, Hovey 5.

Portville 7 9 10 12 — 38

Panama 16 21 21 11 — 69

Jayvees: Portville won.

SAMUELSON

NETS CAREER HIGH

FALCONER — Bobby Samuelson scored a career-high 27 points to lead Falconer to a 52-36 nonleague win over Gowanda.

Samuelson scored 8 points during an 18-5 third quarter that helped the Golden Falcons (3-9, 0-7 CCAA Division 2 West)) put the game away.

Drew Troutman and Nate Seaholm each had seven rebounds; Nate Abbey had six assists and four steals; and Chris Bollman added four assists for Falconer.

John Ondus led Gowanda (2-12, 0-5 CCAA Division 1 East) with 12 points while Damon Macleod added 11 points and seven rebounds.

GOWANDA (36)

Colantino 2 0 5, Ondus 4 1 12, Nagel 2 0 5, Herman 0 0 0, Kohn 0 0 0, Rosier 0 0 0, Macleod 5 0 11, Siragusa 1 1 3, Bonefede 0 0 0. Totals 14 2 36.

FALCONER (52)

Seaholm 3 0 6, Bollman 4 1 9, Youngberg 0 0 0, Bridges 0 0 0, Schrader 2 0 4, Samuelson 13 1 27, Micek 1 0 2, Buffone 1 0 2, Abbey 0 2 2, Troutman 0 0 0. Totals 24 4 52.

3-point goals–Colantino, Ondus 3, Nagel, Macleod.

Falconer 11 10 18 13 — 52

Gowanda 8 12 5 11 — 36

WATERS SCORES CAREER HIGH

WESTFIELD — Sophomore Luke Waters had a career-high 18 points as Chautauqua Lake beat nonleague Westfield for the third time this season, 73-65.

Zach Fischer led the Thunderbirds (8-5, 2-5 CCAA Division 1 West) with 20 points and Nate Adams added nine rebounds in the win.

“Our defense just got beat off the dribble all night,” Westfield head coach Bob North said. “Waters and Fischer were able to get past us and get their own or create for other people. We weren’t able to take advantage of our height.”

For Westfield (10-5, 6-1 CCAA Division 2 West), Ryan Jafarjian scored 16 points while Andrew Baribeau added 15 points and Evan Hauser had 13 points.

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