It was twice as nice for Lewisburg when the Green Dragons faced Mount Carmel in a Heartland-II matchup on Saturday.
Lewisburg almost doubled up Mount Carmel to take a 65-33 victory — the Green Dragons second win over the Red Tornadoes by almost identical scores this season. In the first matchup Lewisburg won, 65-36.
Back-up junior guard Tanner Host came off the bench to score all 10 of his points in the first half to help get the Green Dragons (14-1, 7-1 HAC-II) out to a 34-16 halftime lead.
“Tanner gave us a lift and he came in the first half with great energy,” said Lewisburg coach John Vaji. “He was very active and he gave us a huge boost. Tanner did a great job for us.”
Sam Allen led the Green Dragons with 21 points, plus Will Sigl added nine points and 11 rebounds and Nick Costagliola chipped in six points and seven assists.
Christian Kelley led Mount Carmel (6-6, 4-3) with 10 points.
Mifflinburg 42, Selinsgrove 39
SELINSGROVE — Trailing by seven at the half, the Wildcats put together a fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Seals for the HAC-I victory.
Jeremy Uscowskas and Jordan Wagner scored 13 and 10 points, respectively, to lead Mifflinburg (7-7 overall), which out-scored Selinsgrove (1-12, 1-7 HAC-I), 16-7 in the final period.
Ethan Fadale led the Seals with 14 points.
Danville 63, Milton 51
MILTON — Despite Milton seven 3-pointers, Danville held on to defeat the Black Panthers in a HAC-I matchup to stay within striking distance of Shamokin in the league.
Phil Stemm had a monster night for the Ironmen (9-4, 6-1 HAC-I) by posting a double-double with 24 points and 12 boards. Stemm also added six blocked shots in the win.
Dan Seebold added 13 points and Zach Kozick contributed another 11.
Milton was led by Wade Heidel’s 17 points and Ethan Baker’s 13.
Warrior Run 47, Montoursville 32
MONTOURSVILLE — The Defenders picked up a solid HAC-II road win over the Warriors behind 12 points apiece from Zach Miller and Callen Foresman.
Warrior Run (4-9 overall) completed the win by out-scoring Montoursville 25-12 in the second half.