IAC JV BOYS BASKETBALL: OWEGO CLOSES OUT FINAL WEEK OF FEBRUARY WITH THREE WINS
(2021-03-01)Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — The Owego JV boys racked up a trio of victories last week, defeating Newark Valley Tuesday, then downing Candor Thursday and Saturday.
Owego 52, Candor 29
Owego's Cullen Green and Candor's Jaden Heidl held a scoring clinic Saturday, pumping out 22 and 19 points, respectively.
Cullen, Jack Hoyt and Riley Loomis scored four points each in a 17-8 first-quarter surge while Heidl had six.
Jacek Teribury hit a 3-pointer for Candor's only points of the second period while Green added five more to his tally as Owego built a 26-11 halftime advantage.
Owego would ice the win with a 17-8 burst in the third quarter, Green accounting for nine points. Heidl had six points.
He would tack on seven more in the final frame while Green added a pair of buckets to his total.
Owego received eight points from Riley Loomis and six from Payton Farrell as it improved to 7-0. Hoyt and Evan English contributed four apiece while Owen Bronk, Joe Palladino, Talan Schumacher and Kam Wicklund added two points each.
Teribury pitched in with eight points for Candor, and Zeb Soper and David Vega added one point each.
Owego 32, Candor 30
Owego kicked its offense into high gear in the fourth quarter to pull out Thursday's victory.
Trailing, 21-16, Owego doubled its output with a 16-point fourth quarter as Green scored eight points and Farrell canned a pair of threes. The duo would score a team-high 10 points each.
Soper netted eight points, including two treys, as candor overcame a 6-1 first-period to knot the score at 10 at the break.
Heidl dumped in six points and Soper added another three to lead Candor to a 21-16 advantage heading into the final eight minutes. Heidl scored another nine points in the final stanza and finished with a game-high 16 markers.
Soper added 11 points for Candor while Teribury had two and Jakobe Foster had one.
Loomis pitched in with six points for Owego, and English, Hoyt and Ben Rollison tacked on two apiece.
Owego 60, Newark Valley 52
The Indians connected on six of 11 free throw attempts in the fourth quarter and received a 3-point field goal from Green to pull out the victory Tuesday.
Owego canned nine 3-pointers throughout the game, offsetting four by NV. The Indians drained four — two by Farrell and one each from Bronk and Palladino — to grab a 15-13 first-quarter edge.
Palladino knocked down three more in the second period and Cullen Green added another to lead Owego to a 34-25 halftime advantage. That countered a trey apiece from William Craparo and Daniel Pirger.
Crapraro hit for five points, including a three, in the third quarter, but the Indians received six points from Green and five more from Evan English to push their lead to 47-36 heading into the final eight minutes of action.
Green paced the Indians with 15 points on the day and Palladino added 14. English and Farrell scored eight apiece, Bronk and Hoyt split 10 evenly, Loomis had three points and Lucas Harbol pitched in with a basket.
Pirger led all scorers with 16 points, Craparo notched 15 and Daniel Truesdail contributed 14. Landon Spoonhower had four points, Troy Middendorf scored two and Gavin Mann had one point.
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