The Daily Item
LEWISTOWN -- A career night by junior guard C.J. Tyler wasn't enough for Shikellamy as it played host Mifflin County in the finals of the revamped Holiday River Tournament on Friday.
Tyler scored a career-high 26 points and was named the tournament's Outstanding Offensive Player, but the Braves fell short of the Huskies 61-56.
Mifflin County (6-4) outscored Shikellamy (4-4) 18-10 in the third quarter.
Senior Ernie Tyler added 10 points and freshman Derek Amerman chipped in a career-high 14 for the Braves. Ernie Tyler was also named to the All-Tournament team.
Holiday River Tournament
n Octorara 77,
LEWISTOWN -- The Seals were outscored 23-6 in the first quarter as they fell to the Braves in the tourney's consolation game.
"We dug too deep of a hole in the first quarter and we couldn't get out of it," said Selinsgrove coach Ray Moyer.
Dillon Hoke led Selinsgrove (3-4) with 16 points and he was named to the All-Tournament team, while Bobby Lamont added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Seals, who also had David Aurand earn the tourney's Sportsmanship Hustle Award.
Pine Grove Tournament
n Danville 68,
Pine Grove 28
PINE GROVE -- Zach Kozick scored nine points in the first quarter to help the Ironmen get out to a 25-point lead and the consolation game victory.
Kozick finished with 13 points and Bret Berg scored 15 for Danville (5-2).
Penns Valley Tournament
n Central Mountain 57,
SPRING MILLS -- The hot hand of Central Mountain's Cole Renninger was responsible for 31 points and a first-round victory over Mifflinburg.
Mifflinburg (4-3) started to fall behind in the second quarter when Renninger began to take the game over. Central Mountain outscored the Wildcats 19-5 in the period to pull away.
"We played a tough defensive first half, but we ended up giving up some easy fast breaks and some easy looks to Renninger in the second quarter, and that's where the game kind of got away from us," said Mifflinburg coach Andre' Roupp. Mifflinburg will play the Bellefonte-Penns Valley loser in today's consolation game at 6 p.m.