Once-Beaten Elk County Catholic Beats Golden Tide

ST. MARYS — With 13 players in the scoring column, once-beaten Elk County Catholic defeated Curwensville 78-46 in Allegheny Mountain League boys basketball action Tuesday night for its second five-game winning streak of the season.

The Crusaders outscored the Golden Tide in every quarter, opening a 38-20 lead by halftime.

Devan Barrett had 10 points and Christian Bakaysa added nine for the Golden Tide, who lost leading scorer Josh Terry two minutes after the tip-off because of an ankle injury.

Terry’s 20-point average ranked No. 4 among all District 9 teams, according to statistics compiled by D9Sports.com.

Ryan Newton was high for the Crusaders with 16 points, while Logan Hoffman and Brady Schneider contributed 13 and 10, respectively.

The Crusaders, whose lone loss was 45-32 to Ridgway in the Elk County Holiday Tournament championship game, lead the AML-North Division at 5-0.

The Golden Tide, 1-2 in the AML-South Division and 5-5 overall, will be back on their home court Friday to test Kane in an AML game. The Wolves go into Wednesday’s league game with Johnsonburg at 5-3.

A twice-postponed AML-South game with Brockway has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30, athletic director Allen Leigey announced.

Elk County Catholic’s junior varsity also was victorious, 58-16.

CURWENSVILLE — 46

Devan Barrett 3 4-4 10, Josh Terry 0 0-0 0, Avery Francisco 3 1-1 7, Christian Bakaysa 3 2-4 9, Noah VonGunden 3 0-0 6, Nick Stewart 3 0-8 6, Dakota Bloom 1 3-4 6, Jeremy Irwin 1 0-0 2, Nate McKenrick 0 0-1 0. TOTALS: 17 10-23 46.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC — 78

Carter Lindemuth 1 1-1 3, Alec Wehler 3 0-0 7, Erick Mader 1 0-0 2, Logan Hoffman 6 0-0 13, Ben Hoffman 1 2-2 4, Brennen Klawuhn 2 0-0 4, Regis Wortman 2 0-0 4, Joe Aiello 1 1-2 3, Leo Gregory 2 0-0 4, Ryan Newton 7 2-4 16, Brady Schneider 4 2-3 10, Alex Breindel 2 0-0 4, Taylor Boland 2 0-0 4. TOTALS: 34 8-12 78.

Three-Point Field Goals — Curwensville 2 (Bakaysa 1, Bloom 1); Elk County Catholic 2 (Wehler 1, L. Hoffman 1).

Score by Quarters

Curwensville                9  11  15  11  –  46
Elk County Catholic  18  20  21  19  –  78

Golden Tide Scoreboard:

Date Opponent Score Record
12/08 @ Clearfield 52 – 54 0 – 1
12/11 WEST BRANCH 57 – 54 ot 1 – 1
12/15 @ Mo Valley 61 – 49 2 – 1
12/20 GLENDALE 82 – 47 3 – 1
12/28 @ Freeport Tourney
12/28 vs. Freeport 54 – 85 3 – 2
12/29 vs. Mercyhurst Prep 32 – 46 3 – 3
01/03 @ Ridgway 32 – 52 3 – 4
01/05 BROCKWAY ppd. 3 – 4
01/09 DUBOIS CENTRAL CATH 58 – 49 4 – 4
01/11 HARMONY 90 – 74 5 – 4
01/12 BROCKWAY ppd. 5 – 4
01/16 @ Elk County Catholic 46 – 78 5 – 5
01/19 KANE
01/22 MO VALLEY
01/23 RIDGWAY
01/26 @ Brockway
01/30 BROCKWAY
01/31 @ Glendale
02/02 JOHNSONBURG
02/06 @ DuBois Central Catholic
02/07 @ West Branch
02/09 @ Sheffield
02/12 CLEARFIELD
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