H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Dimitri Gnall scores 30 as Wyoming Seminary tops Tunkhannock

Times Leader | January 9th, 2018 10:42 pm

Dimitri Gnall scored a game-high 30 points as Wyoming Seminary defeated Tunkhannock 55-40 Tuesday night in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball interdivisional game.

Gnall had 18 points in the first half as the Blue Knights took a 25-14 lead at the break. He was the only player on either team to finish in double digits.

Nick Reposa and Evan Turner scored nine each for Tunkhannock.

GAR 50, Northwest 38

The Grenadiers outscored Northwest 17-4 in the third quarter to ease away for a victory.

Anthony Hawk led GAR with 14 followed by Will Johnson with 13.

Northwest’s Jaxson Yaple led all scorers with 16 points. Sam Saxe added 11.

Wyoming Area 47, MMI Prep 36

Sam Greenfield had 20 points and Justin Alder netted 13 to pace Wyoming Area past MMI Prep.

Matt Marchetti scored a game-high 23 for MMI. George Palmero added 11.

Hanover Area 56, Meyers 46

Hanover Area placed three players in double figures in its win against Meyers.

Tyler Thomas had 18, Asad Whitehead had 14 and Desmond Cannon added 13 for the Hawkeyes.

Jawane Buckner scored 19 for Meyers. Kendell Brewster added 12.

Hazleton Area 89, Pittston Area 37

Hazleton Area continued to roll through the season undefeated as six Cougars reached double figures.

Josh Samec led the way with 12. Jeffery Planutis and Joe Grula scored 11 apiece. Da’Mir Faison, Jecxander Moranta and Alex D’Angelo all had 10.

Brian Miller scored seven for Pittston Area.

Crestwood 54, Wyo. Valley West 50

Mike Palmiero and Ryan Petrosky scored 13 points each as the Comets held off Wyoming Valley West.

Camden Boris tossed in 11 for Crestwood.

Wyoming Valley West’s Draig Ruff scored 25.

Berwick 61, Lake-Lehman 33

Alec Markle scored 18 points, Ken Marshman scored 13 and Damon Beckhorn added 11 as Berwick rolled past Lake-Lehman.

Max Paczewski led Lehman with 16. C.J. Cercone added eight.

Dallas 72, Coughlin 31

Alex Charlton scored all 14 of his points in the first half as Dallas routed Coughlin.

Joey Parsons added 11 for the Mountaineers, who led 42-11 at halftime.

Tony Egidio scored nine and Aaron Bennett had seven for Coughlin.

Holy Redeemer 42, Nanticoke Area 27

Nick Prociak and Collin Cook scored 12 points each and the Royals held Nanticoke Area to its lowest point total of the season.

J.D. Turosky added 10 for Redeemer.

Wyoming Seminary 55, Tunkhannock 40

WYO. SEMINARY (55) — Tyler Maddock 3 0-0 8, Andrew Maddock 0 0-0 0, Jake Koretz 3 1-2 8, Nic Bufalino 0 0-0 0, Alex Mesuer 0 0-0 0, Todd Phillips 1 3-4 5, Jeremy Callahan 1 1-3 4, Ethan Meuser 0 0-0 0, Dimitri Gnall 11 7-8 30, Dan Paglia 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 12-17 55.

TUNKHANNOCK (40) — Ryan Harder 0 0-0 0, Paul DeMarco 0 0-0 0, Sean Harder 1 0-3 2, Jack Chilson 2 0-0 4, Tyler Faux 3 0-0 8, Nick Reposa 3 0-0 9, Avery Billings 1 1-1 3, Matt Goodwin 1 0-0 3, Evan Turner 4 1-2 9, Lucas Bucciarelli 0 -0 0, Logan Halsel 1 0-0 2, CJ Wright 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 2-6 40.

Wyo. Seminary`11`14`20`10`—`55

Tunkhannock`5`9`10`16`—`40

Three-point FGs — WS 5 (T.Maddock 2, Koretz,, Callahan, Gnall), TUN 6 (Faux 2, Reposa 3, Goodwin).

GAR 50, Northwest 38

NORTHWEST (38) — Matt Pierontoni 1 0-1 2, Tyler Stevens 1 0-0 2, Sam Saxe 3 5-6 11, Matt Saxe 1 1-2 3, Jaxson Yaple 6 1-3 16, Bryce Koser 2 0-0 4, Walker Yaple 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 7-12 38.

GAR (50) — Eli Ruiz 4 0-1 8, Khairi Carson 3 0-0 8, Anthony Hawk 7 0-1 14, Will Johnson 6 0-0 13, Kahlil White 0 0-0 0, Tyler Young 0 1-2 1, Simon Peter 1 0-1 3, Mufee Burney 1 1-1 3. Totals 22 2-5 50.

Northwest`15`9`4`10`—`38

GAR`10`13`17`10`—`50

Three-point FGs — NWT 3 (J.Yaple 3), GAR 4 (Carson 2, Johnson, Burney).

Wyoming Area 47, MMI Prep 36

MMI PREP (36) — Zach Young 0 0-2 0, Matt Marchetti 10 0-1 23, George Palmero 3 4-6 11, Marcus Kassick 0 0-2 0, Mike Badamo 1 0-0 2, Keefer Hoover 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 4-11 36.

WYOMING AREA (47) — Dylan Melberger 0 0-0 0, Kyre Zielinski 2 2-2 6, Sam Greenfield 8 4-4 20, Matt Wright 1 0-0 2, Dom Deluca 3 0-0 6, Dan Wiedl 0 0-0 0, Justin Alder 5 0-0 13, Cole Coolbaugh 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 6-6 47.

MMI Prep`8`8`11`9`—`36

Wyoming Area`14`6`18`9`—`47

Three-point FGs — MMI 4 (Marchetti 3, Palmero), WA 3 (Alder 3).

Hanover Area 56, Meyers 46

HANOVER AREA (56) — Lamarr Nelson 0 0-0 0, Desmond Cannon 5 0-0 13, Mike Piscotty 2 0-2 5, Sihiem Wright 1 4-8 6, Asad Whitehead 6 2-3 14, Tyler Thomas 6 3-3 18. Totals 20 9-16 56.

MEYERS (46) — Kendell Brewster 4 2-2 12, Keegan Brewster 1 1-2 3, Cole Walker 2 2-2 6, Jawane Buckner 7 3-5 19, Janssen Wilborn 0 0-0 0, Blake Masker 1 0-0 2, Najese Hood 2 0-1 4. Totals 17 8-12 46.

Hanover Area`9`12`21`14`—`56

Meyers`5`11`18`12`—`46

Three-point FGs — HA 7 (Cannon 3, Piscotty, Thomas 3), MEY 4 (Ken.Brewster 2, Buckner 2).

Hazleton Area 89, Pittston Area 37

HAZLETON AREA (89) — Josh Samec 4 3-3 12, Sparky Wolk 0 0-0 0, Jeffery Planutis 5 1-1 11, Joe Grula 4 1-2 11, Da’Mir Faison 3 4-5 10, Andrew Vayda 1 0-0 3, Alex D’Angelo 4 0-0 10, Kyle Franek 2 0-0 4, Jecxander Moronta 4 0-0 10, Adrian Otero 3 0-0 6, Scott Shamany 4 0-0 8, Nikolas Norman 1 0-0 2, Ramddy Melendez 0 0-0 0, Warren Seigendall 1 0-0 2. Totals 36 9-11 89.

PITTSTON AREA (37) — Sevion Leak 1 0-0 2, Trevor Tigue 0 0-2 0, Naseem Guillaumme 2 0-0 5, Kolton Zaffuto 0 4-4 4, Logan Booth 1 0-0 2, Keemar Woodruff 2 1-1 5, Brennan Higgins 0 0-0 0, Matt McGlynn 1 0-0 3, Ryan Hartigan 1 0-0 2, Andrew Krawczyk 2 0-0 5, Brian Miller 3 0-2 7, Shamique Stevens 0 0-0 0, Mike George 0 0-0 0, Adam Penxa 1 0-0 2, Noah Lis 0 0-0 0, Dylan Lukachko 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 5-9 37.

Hazleton Area`28`28`17`16`—`89

Pittston Area`7`8`12`10`—`37

Three-point FGs — HA 8 (Samec, Grula 2, Vayda , Moronta 2, D’Angel0 2), PA 4 (Guilaumme, McGlynn, Krawczyk, Miller).

Crestwood 54, Wyoming Valley West 50

WVW (50) — Ricky Leon 2 1-3 5, Booker Kennedy 0 0-0 0, Justus Simpson 1 0-0 3, Draig Ruff 10 3-5 25, Devon Rhodes 2 2-2 6, Austin Sinkiewicz 0 0-0 0, Danny Gibbons 1 0-0 3, Mason Mendygral 3 0-0 8, Sam Solomon 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 6-10 50.

CRESTWOOD (54) — Ryan Petrosky 3 7-7 13, Frank Cassarella 1 0-0 2, Sean Murphy 1 6-11 8, Adam Gegaris 1 0-0 3, Camden Boris 2 6-6 11, Jimmy Curry 0 0-0 0, Evan Knapp 2 0-0 4, Mike Palmiero 5 2-4 13. Totals 15 21-28 54.

WVW`17`9`8`16`—`50

Crestwood`14`14`11`15`—`54

Three-point FGs — WVW 6 (Simpson, Ruff 2, Gibbons, Mendygral 2), CRE 3 (Gegaris, Boris, Palmiero).

Dallas 72, Coughlin 31

COUGHLIN (31) — Dominique Flippen 1 3-6 5, Jesus Perdoma 0 0-0 0, Aaron Bennett 3 1-2 7, Jahsim Hall 1 0-0 2, Tony Egidio 4 1-1 9, Javaun Kinlaw 0 0-0 0, Shawn Valenzuela 2 0-0 4, Najeeb Bilal 1 0-0 2, Gavin Donahue 1 0-0 2, Trent Zavada 0 0-0 0, Micke Senape 0 0-0 0. Totals 13 5-9 31.

DALLAS (72) — Alex Charlton 7 0-3 14, Nick Kocher 3 0-0 8, Joey Parsons 5 0-0 11, Matt Mathers 0 0-0 0, Jay Bittner 1 0-0 3, Sam Nocito 1 1-1 3, Luke DelGaudio 1 0-0 2, Dylan Schuster 1 1-2 3, Andrew Kovalick 0 1-2 1, Brody Strickland 3 0-0 7, Jack Farrell 1 0-0 2, Ben O’Connell 2 2-2 6, Steven Finarelli 0 0-0 0, Eric Berley 1 2-2 4, Mike Caravaggio 3 0-0 8, Justin Finarelli 0 0-0 0. Totals 29 7-12 72.

Coughlin`7`4`14`6`—`31

Dallas`18`24`17`13`—`72

Three-point FGs — COU 2 (Bennett 2), DAL 7 (Kocher 2, Mathers, Bittner, Strickland, Caravaggio 2).

Berwick 61, Lake-Lehman 33

LAKE-LEHMAN (33) — Don Thompson 0 0-0 0, Max Paczewski 5 4-6 16, Nate Salus 0 0-0 0, Andrew Martin 0 0-0 0, Ibrahim Dabsheh 0 0-0 0, Alex Magdalinski 2 1-2 5, Bryan Morio 0 0-0 0, Trey Borger 0 0-0 0, Danny Kutz 0 1-2 1, Sean Sabaluski 0 0-0 0, CJ Cercone 4 0-2 8, Nate O’Donnell 1 0-1 3. Totals 12 6-13 33.

BERWICK (61) — Devon Smith 0 2-2 2, Ken Marshman 5 0-0 13, Alex Markle 3 10-11 18, Jarrett Groshek 0 0-0 0, Maliek McMillian 0 0-2 0, Damon Beckhorn 5 0-0 11, Jake Seely 0 0-0 0, Connor Hanson 0 0-0 0, Zach Evans 4 0-1 8, Denver Knorr 0 0-0 0, Kevin Tanribilir 2 0-0 4, Joe Norce 1 3-4 5, Blanke Cleaver 0 0-2 0, Eric Montes 0 0-2 0. Totals 20 15-24 61.

Lake-Lehman`5`7`9`12`—`33

Berwick`14`20`17`10`—`61

Three-point FGs — LL 3 (Paczewski 2, O’Donnell), BER 6 (Marshman 3, Markle 2, Beckhorn).

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