Youngsville, Eisenhower, Warren Boys Fall To Start Season

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YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Down several starters, the Youngsville boys basketball team fought hard in what was ultimately a 45-43 setback against Maplewood on Friday.

(Photo: Youngsville’s Dominic Dell charges into Maplewood’s Brandon Snell. Photo by Scott Elmquist. To see more of Elmquist’s work, click here.)

Ethan Kesterholt led Youngsville with 14 points, while Carson Chase and Timber Bower added nine each.

Brandon Snell poured in a game-high 22 points for the Tigers, while Logan Kennedy added 12.

UNION CITY 63, EISENHOWER 51

UNION CITY, Pa. – Eisenhower’s Owen Trumbull erupted for 23 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Knights fell at Union City in their opener on Friday, 63-51.

Union City got 19 points from Matthew Bennett in the win.

Union City led 29-18 at halftime. 

Shane Uber had 11 points and Kyler Shaffer nine for the Bears.

Zane Alexander added seven points and Jake Venman six for EHS.

HARBOR CREEK 46, WARREN 26

WARREN, Pa. – The Warren Dragons were limited to just seven first-half points in a rematch of last season’s D-10 Class 4A third-place game, ultimately falling 46-26 in their season opener.

Warren’s JT Blum guards Harbor Creek’s Sam Howell in the Huskies’ 46-26 win on Friday at Warren Area High School. Photo by Jon Sitler.

The Dragons were outscored 18-2 in the decisive second quarter.

Cody Smith had 13 points to pace Harbor Creek, while Ben Berdine had eight to lead Warren.