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Boys Basketball Results Tracker: January 15-20

In this post, we will attempt to bring you details from as much of the Boys Basketball action from around LebCo.  It will be a rolling summary, as we get details, that will serve as a place where you can find out about what is going on.


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Saturday, January 20

Octorara 75, Northern Lebanon 52

In the first meeting between Octorara and Northern Lebanon, the Braves won 76-52 in a physical match-up. After that game, the Vikings began piecing it together and won two straight. Octorara has continued its winning ways and entered the game with a 13-2 record, undefeated in Section 3, and ranked #2 in District 3. Even with that, the Vikings took the challenge head-on and kept the game close through the 1st quarter. Unfortunately, the shots weren’t falling in the 2nd quarter, and Octorara began to break away. Sophomore Andrew Via had 9 points in the 1st half, as the Vikings saw themselves down 41-27 at halftime. In the 3rd quarter, Octorara was able to add to its lead, as Northern Lebanon just could not keep up with their scoring. Entering the 4th quarter, Octorara led 61-40. In the final quarter, the game was played much more closely, and the Vikings began to shoot better, hitting a three-pointer and going 5-6 from the free-throw line.

For the game, Via led the Vikings with 15 points. Junior Donovan Brandt scored in all four quarters to finish with 13 points.

Northern Lebanon (5-10) will next play on Tuesday on the road at Hamburg.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Northern Lebanon 15 12 13 12 52
Octorara 18 23 20 14 75

NL Scoring: A. Via (15); D. Brandt (13); B. Krall (6); C. Wolfe (5); N. Lesher (5); B. Bicksler (2); Kael Erdman (2); R. Clinger (2); C. Stoltz (2)



Central Dauphin 80, Cedar Crest 57

On Saturday, Cedar Crest traveled to Manheim Central to participate in one of the five games featured in the Lancaster Lebanon / Mid Penn showcase. The Falcons were matched against one of the Mid Penn’s best teams, the Central Dauphin Rams. Unfortunately, Cedar Crest came out tight and fell behind early, shocking many. At the end of the 1st quarter, Central Dauphin held an impressive 24-3 advantage. In the 2nd quarter, Crest began to recover and started keeping pace. By halftime, the scoreboard read 42-17, with Owen Chernich hitting two big three-pointers before the break. Cedar Crest would outscore Central Dauphin in the 2nd half, 40-38, but the damage had already been done.

In the game, Nando Marquez led the Falcons with 17 points. Chernich knocked down three three-pointers to join Marquez in double-figures, scoring 11.

Cedar Crest (10-3) will look to rebound quickly when they travel to Hempfield on Monday.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Cedar Crest 3 14 19 21 57
Central Dauphin 24 18 16 22 80

CC Scoring: F. Marquez (17); O. Chernich (11); J. Custer (7); D. Speaks (7); A. Abreu (5); A. Schomp (5); L. Tirado (3); R. Young (1); D. Groff (1)



Girls Basketball: Results Tracker

Thursday, January 18

Lampeter-Strasburg 58, ELCO 51

ELCO entered Thursday night’s game on the backend of a back-to-back, having bombed out Donegal on Wednesday on their way to a 36-point victory. The Raiders were looking to avenge an earlier loss to the Pioneers, now 8-5, to keep climbing in the District 3 Power Rankings. In the 1st quarter, Lampeter grabbed a 6-point lead, which they extended to a 28-19 advantage by halftime. In the 3rd quarter, ELCO began to fight back, with Dallas George leading the way with 10 points in the period. The 4th quarter saw a valiant charge from ELCO, as they put forth a balanced attack that allowed them to cut the LS lead all the way down to just 5 points. However, the Raiders could not get any closer by the time the final buzzer sounded.

In the game, George led the Raiders with 18 points, which included two three-pointers and a 4-4 performance from the charity stripe. Micah Gray joined him in double-figures, nailing two three-pointers in the 2nd half.

ELCO (8-8) will be back in action next Friday when they host Northern Lebanon in the final match between the father/son George duo.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
ELCO 11 8 15 17 51
LS 17 11 16 14 58

ELCO Scoring: D. George (18); M. Gray (10); C. Marquette (8); J. Hayes (7); L. Kless (5); KST (3)

For more on this game, check out’s Andy Herr’s in-person account of the game: LLHoops – LS v ELCO



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Wednesday, January 17

ELCO 86, Donegal 50

After losing a close matchup to Octorara a week ago, the Raiders finally had their chance to get back into the win column when they traveled to Donegal on Wednesday night. ELCO rushed out to a quick lead, with Camden Marquette scoring 10 points in the 1st quarter. Micah Gray joined Marquette in hitting two three-pointers to jumpstart the Raiders. In the 2nd quarter, Donegal got back on track offensively and looked like they had a chance to get back into it. At halftime, the Raiders led 40-32. After the break, ELCO clearly made some adjustments on the defensive end and turned turnovers into points. It resulted in 31 points in the 3rd quarter as the Raiders bombarded Donegal, hitting five threes. With a 30-point lead entering the 4th, ELCO was able to coast to the victory.

In the game, ELCO hit thirteen three-pointers. As a result of the offensive explosion, four Raiders ended with double-figure point totals. Leading the scoring was Marquette, scoring 22 points. Kaden Shultz-Tillison scored 16, Micah Gray scored 13, and Dallas George scored 12.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
ELCO 21 19 31 15 86
Donegal 9 23 9 9 50

ELCO Scoring: C. Marquette (22); KST (16); M. Gray (13); D. George (12); J. Hayes (10); K. Boyer (6); E. Kreider (5); L. Kless (2)


Palmyra 51, Mifflin County 41

Palmyra has had its share of growing pains this season but was looking to turn the corner when it hosted Mifflin County on Wednesday evening. It was a tightly played contest, with neither team able to break away. The two squads were knotted at halftime. In the 1st half, Tyler Burgess led the Cougars with 10 points. Burgess kept it going in the 3rd quarter, scoring 9, as Palmyra held a slim 2-point advantage going into the final quarter. In the 4th, Palmyra used a balanced attack and hit critical free throws on their way to the double-digit win.

Burgess finished the game with 22 points. Recently activated Hank Roesch was also dominant, scoring 17, including 7 in the final frame.

Palmyra (3-11) will look to make it two straight when they host Red Land on Friday.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Palmyra 11 12 15 13 51
Mifflin Co. 12 11 13 5 41

Palmyra Scoring: T. Burgess (22); H. Roesch (17); S. Loser (6); H. Mayer (3); B. Bown (3)




Monday, January 15

Hershey 67, Lebanon 34

On a night when they were asked to travel to take on the top 5A team in District 3, the Cedars knew that they would have their challenges. From the start, Hershey made it difficult on the Lebanon starters. They also made it tough for the red and blue to get any creation inside. At the end of the 1st quarter, the Cedars scored 9 points after back-ups Ricky Estevez, Robert Santiago, and Manny Martinez had three-pointers. In the 2nd quarter, their only points came from two threes by Jadyn Wolfe. Hershey continued their regular scoring and held a 34-15 at the half. Things opened up for Lebanon in the 2nd half. Still, Hershey made sure the Cedars could not get any closer on their way to earning Coach Paul Blackburn, formerly of Lebanon, his 402nd career victory.

Manny Suarez led the Cedars with 9 points, all of which came in the 2nd half.

Lebanon (0-13) will host Manheim Township on Friday.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Lebanon  9 6 13 6 34
Hershey 21 13 22 11 67

Lebanon Scoring: M. Suarez (9); J. Wolfe (6); R. Estevez (5); I. Abdallaoui(5); M. Briddell (3); R. Santiago (3); M. Martinez (3)


Annville-Cleona 50, Williams Valley 43

The Dutchmen entered the new week aiming to stop a three-game slide when they traveled to Williams Valley. Annville showed intensity as they put points on the board while holding Williams Valley in check throughout the 1st. The Dutchmen would hold a 30-12 lead at the half, with Elisha Slabach leading the way with 12 points. When Williams Valley made adjustments after the break and began to cut into the Annville lead, Jon Shay stepped up to score 12 in the final two quarters. A key to victory as a team was shooting 16-20 from the free throw line.

Shay finished the game with 16 points and 6 rebounds to lead the Dutchmen. Slabach had 12 points and added 8 boards. Anthony Pena scored 8 points and was dominant on the glass, hauling in 14 rebounds.

Annville-Cleona (7-6) will hit the road again on Friday when they visit Pequea Valley.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Annville-Cleona 12 18 7 13 50
Williams Valley 4 8 15 16 43

AC Scoring: J. Shay (16); E. Slabach (12); W. Mase (9); A. Pena (8); J. Zdazinsky (5)



Northern York 45, Palmyra 30

After a slow start, Palmyra recovered in the 2nd quarter, as they faced a 24-15 deficit at halftime. Hank Roesch scored 15 in the 1st half to keep the Cougars within striking distance. Unfortunately, the Polar Bears made another run in the 3rd quarter. Though Palmyra outscored Northern in the 4th quarter, it was not enough to overcome the 18-point deficit they faced when the period began.

Roesch finished the game with 18 points to lead the Cougars.

Palmyra (2-11) is set to host Mifflin County on Wednesday.

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Palmyra 7 8 4 11 30
Northern 13 9 15 8 45

Palmyra Scoring: H. Roesch (18); H. Mayer (4); T. Burgess (3); L. Grumbine (3); B. Bown (2)



Girls Basketball: Results Tracker

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