By The Daily Item
COCOLAMUS -- Senior guard/forward Nick Lorenz scored the 1,000th point of his career to help East Juniata dismantle Upper Dauphin for a 72-51 Tri-Valley League victory Friday.
Lorenz hit the milestone on his second shot of the game before he finished with 23 points, which was the second-highest total in the game behind teammate Bailey Coder, who tallied 27 points for East Juniata (2-0 overall and TVL).
In addition, Lorenz pulled down 10 rebounds while Coder had 15 caroms for the Tigers, who also got 11 points from David Brantley.
Mac Ney led Upper Dauphin (2-2, 1-1) with 13 points.
n Lewisburg 60,
South Williamsport 33
LEWISBURG -- Will Sigl dominated on both sides of the glass by scoring a game-high 21 points while also pulling down nine rebounds in the Green Dragons' HAC cross-over win.
Jesse Flannery added 12 points and four assists in the victory for Lewisburg (2-0).
"We really did a good job defensively," said Lewisburg coach John Vaji. "Nick Costagliola set a tone with his defensive performance, and the rest of the boys fed off his intensity and they did a real nice job."
n Central Mountain 63,
SELINSGROVE -- Every time the Seals cut their deficit to a possession or two, the Wildcats would nail one of their nine 3-pointers in the game to pull away and eventually take the nonleague win.
Tyler Everhart and Travis Turchetta combined for 46 points and all nine 3-pointers for Central Mountain.
Isaiah Rapp tallied 15 points and Ethan Fadale had 14 to lead Selinsgrove (0-2).
"We kept getting it real close to within one possession or so, but every time Central Mountain just pulled a 3-pointer out of their hat. They are a real good shooting team," said Selinsgrove coach Mike Stebila.
n Muncy 60,
Warrior Run 41
TURBOTVILLE -- A game-high 29 points from Leon Ghezzi propelled the Indians to the nonleague win. Kallen Foresman led the Defenders (0-2) with 14 points.