Youngsville Boys Rally For Thrilling Win In Backyard Brawl; Warren Falls

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RUSSELL, Pa. – Down by as many as 20 points, Youngsville outscored Eisenhower 23-2 to close the game for a thrilling comeback win. 

(Youngsville’s Ethan Kesterholt goes in for 2. Photo by Scott Elmquist. See more of Elmquist’s works here.)

It was just the latest classic in the Backyard Brawl, a rivalry that has produced its fair share of great games over the years.

Brady Olewine scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, including a pair of big 3’s in the fourth quarter. 

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Ethan Kesterholt scored eight of his 10 points in the fourth quarter for the Eagles, who evened their record at 1-1. 

The Knights led 34-19, but Youngsville rattled off the next 17 points to take the lead.

Eisenhower jumped out to a 21-1 lead to start the game thanks to the strong play of Owen Trumbull, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds. 

Curt Darling added eight points for the Knights.

FAIRVIEW 54, WARREN 31

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – James Sitter scored 18 points and Tyler Schultz 17 as Fairview earned a 54-31 win over Warren. 

Thirteen of the 17 for Schultz came in the second half in which Fairview built on a 10-point lead. 

Ben Berdine had 15 points to lead Warren, while Parks Ordiway added 11.