NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: CV TOPPED BY CANTON
(2022-01-08)By Lance LarcomNorthern Tier West Sports Report
WESTFIELD — Cowanesque Valley rebounded from a sluggish first quarter, but surrendered a 23-point third quarter to Canton and ultimately fell to the Warriors 67-51 in NTL small-school action Saturday.
The Indians fell behind 12-6 after a quarter of play, then used seven points from McGwire Painter and five from Gage Tilton to put together a 16-point second frame, but Canton countered with 19 points of their own to extend their lead to 31-22 at the break.
Tilton and Painter would each finish with 16 points, while Tucker St. Peter scored 10 points.
Despite four CV three-pointers in the third quarter .. two by Tilton, one each by St. Peter and Carter Ackley .. Canton used 12 Isaiah Niemczyk points to outscore CV 23-14 and extend their lead to 54-36 as they entered the final frame.
CV outscored the Warriors 15-13 in the fourth, but Canton secured the win by hitting 9-of-10 free throws in the quarter.
Ackley scored five points for CV in the loss, while Fletcher Good added four points.
With the loss, Cowanesque Valley falls to 4-6 on the season.
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