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January 9, 2014

H.S. roundup: Game-high 26 from Sam Allen lifts Lewisburg boys

ALMEDIA — BOYS BASKETBALL

When the Lewisburg Green Dragons faced the Central Columbia Blue Jays in Wednesday’s Heartland-II matchup, it was just your typical matchup between the two programs.

However, a game-high 26 points and 10 rebounds from Sam Allen helped propel Lewisburg to a 60-56 victory.

Jesse Flannery added 14 points for Lewisburg (9-0, 4-0 HAC-II), which needed to hold off a late rally by Central (6-2, 1-2) to remain undefeated on the season.

“It was a typical game at Central where two teams played extremely hard,” said Lewisburg coach John Vaji. “We got up by 10 points in the fourth, but Central made a couple of threes and we pulled out a hard-fought victory.”

Kevin Krouse led the Blue Jays with 17 points.

Jersey Shore 72, Selinsgrove 47

JERSEY SHORE — A 20-point first quarter got the Bulldogs off and running for the HAC-I win.

Eric Huling led Jersey Shore with 20 points.

Isaiah Rapp tallied 13 points, and Andy Ryan scored 10 for Selinsgrove (0-8, 0-4 HAC-I).

Shamokin 62, Shikellamy 54

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians claimed the cross-county matchup and the HAC-I victory behind 16 points from Jakob Weaver and 14 from Austin Stine.

Zach Moyer added 12 points for unbeaten Shamokin. Weaver also had seven assists, and Stine added eight rebounds in the win.

C.J. Tyler paced Shikellamy with 21 points.

Line Mountain 59, Lancaster Co. Day 57

MANDATA — Elijah Zablosky and Logan Ingram both nearly had double-doubles in the Eagles’ Tri-Valley League victory.

Zablosky scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds, while Ingram posted 11 points and eight rebounds for Line Mountain (1-9, 1-4 TVL), which needed to hold off late Lancaster Country Day rally.

Kellan Masser chipped in 14 points and four assists for the Eagles.

Lourdes Regional 50, Weatherly 30

COAL TOWNSHIP — Larry Czeponis and Luke Holloran both posted double-doubles for the Red Raiders in the Schuylkill League win.

Czeponis had 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Holloran had 10 points and 10 rebounds. Micheal Gilger added 10 points, eight assists, three steals and three rebounds for Lourdes (6-4 overall).

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