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Tracy paces Seton past Pittston Area

OLD FORGE -- Mike Tracy scored 21 points as Seton Catholic defeated Pittston Area 65-62 Saturday in the opening round of the Marseco Boys Basketball Tip-Off Tournamant at Old Forge High School.

Sam Biscotto chipped in 17 for Seton, going 11-of-14 from the foul line. James Lanza scored 19 pointsand Matt Zera scored 15 for Pittston Area.

Seton will play Old Forge at 7 p.m. today for the championship.

Old Forge 70, Wyoming Area 38

Jim DeStefano scored a game-high 19 points, as Old Forge cruised to victory after taking a 35-16 halftime lead in the Marseco Tournament.

Michael Ortiz scored 14 points for Wyoming Area, which plays Pittston Area at 3 p.m. today in the consolation game.

Nanticoke 61, Lake-Lehman 53

Sean Bieski and Matt Kruczek each scored 12 points to lead Nanticoke. Josh Niewinski added nine points.

Lehman’s Kevin Racemus led all scorers with 28 points.

Wyoming Valley West 54, Spring Ford 37

Justin Pacovsky led Valley West with 20 points in the semifinal round of the Carlisle Tip-Off Tournament. Ken Kufta scored 14 points for the Spartans and Rob Anders drained two three-pointers for eight points.

Gary Lynch scored nine points to lead Spring Ford.

Wyoming Seminary 49, Lackawanna Trail 31

Rick Berry scored 13 points to lead Wyoming Seminary.

Gary Robinson and Matt Swabuck each scored 11 points for the Blue Knights and Dylan Seeley added 10.

Justin Bedford scored 10 points for Trail.

Hazleton Area 79, Columbia 41

Michael DeMarco scored 23 points to lead Hazleton Area in the opening round of the Steelton-Highspire Tip-Off Tournament. J.J. Gundry added 21 points for the Cougars.

Montoursville 58, Berwick 43

Vincent Molesky scored 25 points, including four three-pointers, to lead Montoursville in the championship game of the Nespoli Tournament.

Keith Whitenight led the Bulldogs with 13 points and three three-pointers.

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