WCCS boys, girls roll to wins in consolation games

Kiara Baker (13) and Rachel Brenner (4) battle for a rebound.

ERIE – Both the Warren County Christian School boys and girls basketball teams avenged Friday losses with Saturday victories in the consolation round of the York-Penn League Tournament on Saturday, the boys 54-24 over CCSI and the girls 54-16 over Erie Bethel.

BOYS

The Lions rolled past CCSI 54-24 in the consolation game.

WCCS got a balanced scoring effort with three players in double figures – Josh Jones leading the way with 12, Jared Younger 11 and Ryan Weidner 10.

“We had an excellent game after a tough loss on Friday,” said WCCS coach Tom Jones. “Josh Jones played outstanding defense and Jared Younger dominated on the boards. We had very balanced scoring and defensively played full-court man until we got a good lead in the third quarter.”

Bekah Erdman dives on the floor for a loose ball during Saturday’s win against Erie Bethel

Younger had a complete game, knocking down a 3, dishing out three assists, blocking four shots, pulling down 11 rebounds and notching a pair of steals.

Jones added four rebounds and a steal, while Weidner knocked down a pair of 3s and had three rebounds and a steal.

Ethan Kerr had nine points and two rebounds, James Carpenter six points, four rebounds and a steal, Stephen Brenner six points, six rebounds and a block and Conner Younger three rebounds and a steal.

Jones and Younger were named to the All-Conference Team.

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WCCS (54)

Jones 6-0-2-12, Younger 4-2-3-11, Brenner 2-2-4-6, Kerr 4-0-0-9, Weidner 4-0-0-10, Carpenter 3-0-0-6,

CCSI (24)

Lashbrook 2-0-2-4, Hemlock 0-0-1-0, Gillette 8-3-6-20,

By Quarters

WCCS 13 12 15 14 – 54

CCSI 7 0 7 10 – 26

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GIRLS

Kiara Baker had a monster game with 26 points, while Rachel Brenner had 17 in the Lady Lions 54-16 win.

Rebekah Erdman added seven points.

“Outstanding game led by Erdman, Brenner and Baker,” coach Jones said. “They played outstanding on defense. We pressed for the first two-and-a-half quarters and controlled the boards and the tempo of the game. I was really glad for Brenner and Erdman, our seniors. Kiara Baker was dominant. Everything she missed on Friday, she made on Saturday.”

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WCCS (54)

Brenner 6-5-10-17, Erdman 3-1-2-7, Phelps 2-0-0-4, Baker 10-6-11-26,

ERIE BETHEL (16)

Watson 2-3-6-7, Kharkovskiy 1-1-6-3, Rose 0-1-2-1, Murray 0-1-4-1, Wilcott 2-0-1-4,

By Quarters

WCCS 16 13 10 15 – 54

CCSI 4 6 4 2 – 16

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