Tonawanda News

December 5, 2013

HS ROUNDUP: Glowacki leads O'Hara to hoops win

STAFF REPORTS
The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — Zack Glowacki scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Cardinal O’Hara boys basketball team to a 62-25 win over JFK Wednesday night on the opening night of the Paster-Cooper tournament at Daemen College.

The Hawks had four players in double figures, includiung Amir Jemes (10), Donel Cathcart (15) and Jovel Littlejohn (11). Little john added 16 rebounds and Cathcart had six assists.

O’Hara coach Mike Magiera said it was a good team effort.

“The key of the game was when we outscored them 26-5 in the third quarter,” he said. “We generated turnovers and some transition easy layups on the other end.”

Niagara Catholic 72, CSAT 59

Brian Thomas scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, and added five assists to lead Niagara Catholic’s boys basketball team to a seasoning-opening win over Charter School for Applied Technologies, 72-59, on Wednesday.

Andrew Adamson added 13 points, while Jonathan Jackson and Jake Socha scored 11 points apiece. Jackson also grabbed 13 rebounds.

Freshman Qeyion Williams scored eight points for Niagara Catholic while grabbing six rebounds and three steals.

After overcoming foul trouble in the first half and leading by only two points at halftime, the Patriots ran the floor in the second half including 23 points in the third quarter.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Niagara Catholic 34, Maritime Charter 23

Sophomore guard Melissa Whisker scored a game-high 10 points, while Marina Campbell and Precious Adamson added eight apiece for the Patriots (1-0). Adamson nearly had a double-double, grabbing 10 rebounds.

WRESTLING

Tonawanda 45, Springville 24

Zachary Bradell (99), Jake Logan (126), Cody McGregor (145), Tim Barnard (152) and Cody Adams (160) each won by pinfall for the Warriors (1-0 ECIC IV).

Nia.-Wheatfield 78,Ken East 0

Jake DeWolf (99), Josh Kelly (132) and Sam Hardin (160) each won via pinfall for the Falcons (1-0 NFL), who earned the shutout.

JV

• Courtney DeWolf won by pin and Tyler Rivers won by 9-0 decision for Nia.-Wheatfield, which took two of three matches from Ken East.

Lockport 73, Grand Island 9

Kirk Feeney (152), Dontay Gill (106), Alex Fogle (120), Miguel Pareja (126) and Vince Eberhart (138) earned pins for the Lions (1-0 NFL), while Scott Holmes did the same for the Vikings (0-1) at 182 pounds.