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Swansons Lead Wolverines Past Panthers

WESTFIELD — Darien and Carson Swanson fueled a big third quarter with 9 points apiece and Westfield held off Panama 53-43 in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West boys basketball game Thursday.

Darien Swanson finished with 19 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and two steals; Carson Swanson added 18 points; Cole Holland chipped in 12 points and four steals; Wyatt Schuster grabbed 13 rebounds; and Ethan Weingart added eight boards.

The Wolverines, who improve to 12-1 overall and 6-0 in the league, led 27-22 at halftime, but outscored the Panthers (6-3, 2-3) 22-8 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.

“Defensive pressure, basically,” Westfield coach Nolan Swanson said, “and just turning up the intensity of the effort. Our press worked and turned them over some, and we got a few easy layups out of it.”

Panama was led by Bryce Hinsdale with 15 points, Cooper Brown added 9 and Alex Barmore collected 8.

PANAMA (43)

Roth 2 0 5, Brown 3 0 9, Hinsdale 4 4 15, Brink 2 0 6, Catanese 0 0 0, DiDomenico 0 0 0, Keefe 0 0 0, Lisciandro 0 0 0, Speisman 0 0 0, Mescall 0 0 0, Barmore 4 0 8, Totals 15 4 43.

WESTFIELD (53)

Weingart 1 2 4, Barresi 0 0 0, Holland 5 1 12, DSwanson 6 5 19, CSwanson 7 3 18, Schuster 0 0 0, Totals 19 11 53.

3-point goals — Roth, Brown 3, Hinsdale 3, Brink 2, Holland, DSwanson 2, CSwanson.

Panama 17 10 8 8 — 43

Westfield 11 11 22 9 — 53

PIRATES WIN SECOND HALF

CLYMER — Austin White scored 20 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Clymer past Chautauqua Lake 54-42 in Division 2 West.

The teams were tied at 25 at halftime before the Pirates outscored the Thunderbirds 29-17 in the second half.

Micah Willink chipped in 14 points, seven rebounds and five steals; Blake Kopta had 12 points and three steals; and Weston Hepler had 8 points, four rebounds and two assists for Clymer (10-1, 5-1).

Jalen Parkhurst led Chautauqua Lake (4-9, 2-5) with 12 points and four steals while Lawson Ormsby had 9 points and eight rebounds.

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE (42)

D’Anthony 3 0 8, Miller 3 0 7, Meadows 3 0 6, Ormsby 4 1 9, Parkhurst 3 3 12. Totals 16 4 42.

CLYMER (54)

Michael 0 0 0, AWhite 7 1 20, Hepler 4 0 8, BKopta 3 4 12, Willink 4 5 14, OWhite 0 0 0. Totals 18 10 54.

3-point goals–D’Anthony 2, Miller, Parkhurst 3, AWhite 5, BKopta 2, Willink.

Chautauqua Lake 14 11 8 9 — 42

Clymer 12 13 17 12 — 54

HARLEY HOAG HAS CAREER NIGHT

SALAMANCA — Senior Harley Hoag scored a career-high 23 points and Salamanca held Allegany-Limestone to 21 points over the final three quarters en route to a 66-44 Division 1 West victory.

The Gators (6-5, 2-2) actually outscored the Warriors (9-2, 4-0) 23-12 in the first quarter before Salamanca turned the game around.

“They came out and played harder than us in the first quarter. They were active, they were aggressive, they outrebounded us,” Salamanca head coach Adam Bennett said. “They really kind of beat us at our own game. They turned us over and got some easy ones in transition.”

The Warriors won the second quarter 16-6 and trailed by one at halftime before taking the lead with a 21-10 third quarter.

“We challenged our guys and (reminded) them we are on our home court. Our guys believe in our identity,” Bennett said. “We played outstanding defense holding (Tyler) Curran to 10. We shot the ball well, forced turnovers and got out in transition. We got back to our identity. We played very hard from the second quarter on.”

Lucus Brown led Salamanca with 24 points and five steals. Brown scored 17 points in the middle two quarters. Harley Hoag added six rebounds and five steals to his career-high point total while Cole Hedlund had five rebounds and Hayden Hoag had five assists.

Hudson Kwiatkowski led Allegany-Limestone with 11 points.

ALLEGANY-LIMESTONE (44)

Curran 5 0 10, DeCapua 2 2 6, DeLong 3 0 8, Kwiatkowski 5 0 11, Conroy 1 0 2, Giardini 3 1 7. Totals 19 3 44.

SALAMANCA (66)

Isaac 2 2 7, Ross 0 0 0, HayHoag 2 0 4, Hedlund 0 0 0, Galante 0 1 1, Brown 8 4 24, HarHoag 10 0 23, Herrick 1 3 5, Carlson 1 0 2. Totals 24 10 66.

3-point goals–DeLong 2, Kwiatkowski.

Allegany-Limestone 23 6 10 5 — 44

Salamanca 12 16 21 17 — 66

Jayvees: Salamanca won 60-32.

SMITH, WINTERS LEAD BEARS

GOWANDA — Gavin Smith scored 18 points while Zach Winters added 17 points and 18 rebounds as Frewsburg rebounded from a shaky first quarter for a 58-42 Central Division win over Gowanda.

The Panthers (1-10, 0-7) won the first quarter 10-8, but the Bears (7-6, 6-1) outscored the hosts 50-32 the rest of the way.

Connor Murray had 12 points and Zack Carr had six rebounds in the victory.

Quentin Centner led Gowanda with 11 points and John Ondus had 10.

FREWSBURG (58)

Wiltsie 0 0 0, Brink 1 0 3, Carr 1 2 4, Smith 7 2 18, Spencer 1 0 2, Murray 4 3 12, Sears 0 2 2, LeBaron 0 0 0, Winters 5 7 17, Barbatosta 0 0 0, Bragg 0 0 0. Totals 19 16 58.

GOWANDA (42)

Centner 3 3 11, Ruff 0 1 1, CHerman 0 0 0, Ondus 4 2 10, BHerman 1 0 2, Smuda 2 0 4, Smith 1 0 2, Rasey 0 0 0, Golden 4 0 8, Rivera 0 0 0, Kaminski 1 2 4. Totals 16 8 42.

3-point goals–Brink, Smith 2, Murray, Centner 2.

Frewsburg 8 16 17 17 — 58

Gowanda 10 10 10 12 — 42

Jayvees: Gowanda won 54-33.

HUNTINGTON STEPS UP

SILVER CREEK — Jaiden Huntington scored 10 points and Carson Conley added 8 during a 23-7 third quarter as Randolph pulled away from Silver Creek for a 62-48 Central Division win.

Huntington finished with 21 points and seven rebounds while Conley had 14 points and three steals.

“Huntington definitely had a big game. They came out in the third quarter and went on a run,” Silver Creek head coach Ralph Jackson said. “We got it down to 10 with three minutes left, but couldn’t close the gap anymore.”

Drew Hind chipped in 16 points and eight rebounds for Randolph (11-1, 6-0), which played without Gabe McCoy.

Ray Cortes scored a game-high 25 points to go along with 12 rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals while Matt Woleben added 14 points for the Black Knights (6-5, 2-4).

RANDOLPH (62)

ONelson 1 0 2, Kelly 1 0 3, Hind 6 1 16, GNelson 3 0 6, Conley 6 0 14, Huntington 9 3 21. Totals 26 4 62.

SILVER CREEK (48)

Woleben 5 0 14, Jamison 1 0 3, Kelly 2 0 6, Cortes 9 7 25. Totals 17 7 48.

3-point goals–Kelly, Hind 3, Conley 2, Woleben 4, Jamison, Kelly 2.

Randolph 11 17 23 11 — 62

Silver Creek 9 14 7 18 — 48

Jayvees: Randolph won.

PINE VALLEY COASTS

FORESTVILLE — Four players scored in double figures as Pine Valley coasted past Forestville 75-25 in the East Division.

Wayne Libby led the Panthers (8-1, 3-0) with 18 points; Bryce Sercu had 16 points and six assists; Kordell Oakes had 15 points and six assists; and Miles Volk had 11 points.

David Barrett paced the Hornets (0-5, 0-1) with 8 points.

PINE VALLEY (75)

Sercu 6 3 16, Gugliemi 1 0 2, Conklin 2 0 4, Libby 7 3 18, Kruszka 2 0 4, Volk 4 3 11, KoOakes 4 5 15, KaOakes 2 0 5. Totals 28 14 75.

FORESTVILLE (25)

Smith 2 2 6, Barrett 3 0 8, Piccolo 1 0 2, Reuben 1 0 2, Gould 0 1 1, Hemphill 0 2 2, Rebmann 1 0 2, Vigue 1 0 2. Totals 9 5 25.

3-point goals–Sercu, Libby, KoOakes 2, KaOakes, Barrett.

Pine Valley 20 24 15 16 — 75

Forestville 7 4 4 10 — 25

Jayvees: Pine Valley won.

EAGLES HOLD OFF PANTHERS

ELLICOTTVILLE — An offensive rebound off a missed free throw allowed Ellicottville to run out the clock and hold on for a 62-59 East Division victory over Franklinville.

The Eagles led 47-35 entering the fourth quarter before the Panthers chipped away, eventually cutting their deficit all the way down to two.

Ellicottville’s shooter then made the front end of a double-bonus free-throw situation and then rebounded his own miss with no other Eagles lined up in the lane to secure the win.

“Franklinville made a pretty good run at it and put a lot of pressure on us,” Ellicottville head coach Dave McCann said. “We weren’t great from the foul line, but we were good enough down the stretch.

Logan Grinols led the Eagles (3-7, 2-1) with 21 points, including 11 in the second quarter. He also went 6 of 8 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter. Grinols also had seven assists while Lucas Marsh had 11 points and Owen Chudy grabbed 13 rebounds.

Ellicottville dominated the glass with 43 rebounds, including 19 on the offensive end of the floor.

“I thought for the first three quarters we rebounded really well,” McCann said. “Franklinville outworked us in the fourth.”

Blake Frank led Franklinville (7-3, 0-1) with 31 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter. Noah Shenk had 10 points and Hayden Trietley grabbed seven rebounds.

FRANKLINVILLE (59)

Bielecki 2 0 4, Green 0 0 0, Frank 10 8 31, Dahlke 0 0 0, Terwilliger 3 1 7, Shenk 3 2 10, Stewart 0 0 0, Trietley 2 3 7, Goss 0 0 0, Butman 0 0 0. Totals 20 14 59.

ELLICOTTVILLE (62)

Velazquez-Garcia 0 0 0, Chudy 1 4 6, Marsh 3 4 11, John 2 2 7, Nuzzo 0 0 0, BWyatt 2 1 7, Moore 0 0 0, Clark 0 0 0, Dietrich 1 1 3, CWyatt 3 0 7, Grinols 5 8 21, Jimerson 0 0 0. Totals 17 20 62.

3-point goals–Frank 3, Shenk 2, Marsh, John, BWyatt 2, CWyatt , Grinols 3.

Franklinville 11 16 8 24 — 59

Ellicottville 15 16 16 15 — 62

COUGARS RALLY PAST MG

SINCLAIRVILLE — Cassadaga Valley rallied from a two-point deficit after the third quarter to beat Maple Grove 63-58 in the Central Division.

Nick Russo led the Cougars (4-11, 2-5) with 22 points, including three 3-pointers, while Braden LeBaron and Wyatt Harrington each scored 14.

Tucker Fenton led the Red Dragons (6-4, 3-2) with 22 points, Colin McPherson had 14 and Jackson Gowan had 12.

MAPLE GROVE (58)

Gowan 2 1 6, Vaillancourt 2 0 5, Welsh 3 0 6, Bower 1 0 2, Reagle 0 0 0, Foley 1 0 3, Fenton 10 0 22, McPherson 6 0 14. Totals 25 1 58.

CASSADAGA VALLEY (63)

Russo 7 5 22, Main 3 0 6, Harrington 5 4 14, Pierce 3 0 7, Runge 0 0 0, LeBaron 5 2 14. Totals 23 11 63.

3-point goals–Gowan, Vaillancourt, Foley, Fenton 2, McPherson 2, Russo 3, Pierce, LeBaron 2.

Maple Grove 24 8 17 9 — 58

Cassadaga Valley 18 17 12 16 — 63

EAGLES HAVE STRONG 4TH QUARTER

NORTH COLLINS — Matt Sweet, Chris Smith and Derek Ebersole combined for 18 of North Collins’ 21 fourth-quarter points as the Eagles beat Cattaraugus-Little Valley 61-52 in the East Division.

Sweet finished with 18 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals; Ebersole had 16 points, eight rebounds and five assists; and Smith had 13 points, five blocked shots, four rebounds and two steals for North Collins (5-4, 1-2). Jose Luna chipped in five assists and two blocked shots. The Eagles went 6 of 10 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter, including 4 of 6 late.

Josh Halterman led the Timberwolves (8-4, 1-2) with 22 points and John Visnesky chipped in 17.

CATTARAUGUS-LITTLE VALLEY (52)

Colton 1 0 2, Allen 1 0 2, ClFrentz 1 1 3, Furl 3 0 6, Halterman 8 1 22, Visnesky 6 5 17. Totals 20 7 52.

NORTH COLLINS (61)

Ebersole 5 4 16, Luna 2 0 5, Sweet 6 5 18, Parnitzke 4 1 9, Smith 5 2 13. Totals 22 12 61.

3-point goals–Halterman 5, Ebersole 2, Luna, Sweet, Smith.

Cattaraugus-Little Valley 19 7 13 13 — 52

North Collins 16 13 11 21 — 61

Jayvees: Cattaraugus-Little Valley won 35-29.

HUSKIES STAY UNBEATEN

DUNKIRK — Olean used a 25-15 third quarter to pull away from Dunkirk for a 72-51 Division 1 West victory.

The Huskies led 27-16 at halftime before putting the Marauders away.

Jack DeRose led Olean (10-0, 4-0) with 22 points, Albert Martin had 15, Stephen Hoffman had 12 and Kamdyn McClain had 11.

Marcel Carter led Dunkirk (6-6, 0-4) with 23 points.

OLEAN (72)

James 1 2 5, McClain 5 1 11, DeRose 8 2 22, Hoffman 5 2 12, Anastasia 0 0 0, Bates 2 0 5, Martin 7 1 15, Stitt 1 0 2. Totals 29 8 72.

DUNKIRK (51)

Carter 10 2 23, Tell 1 0 2, Lanski 3 1 7, Lewis 3 2 8, DeJesus 1 0 2, Couser 4 1 9. Totals 22 6 51.

3-point goals–James, DeRose 4, Bates, Carter.

Olean 10 17 25 20 — 72

Dunkirk 7 9 15 20 — 51

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