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The week featured several basketball meetings between local teams.

Kenneth Hardnett scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Monday night to lead Keystone College to a 91-77 victory over host Marywood University in a Colonial States Athletic Conference men’s basketball game.

Keystone and Cabrini went into their meeting Saturday as the only two CSAC teams with 2-0 starts.

Marywood split its two local CSAC games.

The Pacers came back to defeat host Baptist Bible College, 65-55, Wednesday.

Pierre Bakinde, who had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to Keystone, had 11 points in the win to support Matt Lepri’s team-high, 14-point effort.

Before losing 82-75 at the University of Scranton Wednesday, the Marywood women’s basketball team ripped Keystone, 59-22, Monday.

The Pacers allowed just nine second-half points.


Marywood’s Lepri was named CSAC men’s basketball Player of the Week while Carly Leitzel was named to the women’s basketball Honor Roll.

Lepri had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 72-69 overtime win over Immaculata in Marywood’s CSAC opener.

Leitzel had 20 rebounds, along with nine points, four steals and three assists in a 68-45 win over Wilkes University. The 20 rebounds is the highest single game total by a CSAC player this season.

Erin Boggan is Scranton’s Athlete of the Week after posting 12 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, and dishing out five assists in a 65-60 women’s basketball loss at King’s College.


Chris Brown won four events to lead Marywood to a 142-93 men’s swimming victory over Cazenovia College Wednesday. Brown won the 1000 free, 100 backstroke, and 200 breaststroke while also contributing to a 200 medley relay win.

Ramapo College defeated the University of Scranton, 86-82, in men’s basketball Monday despite 25 points and seven rebounds by Ross Danzig, a freshman from Abington Heights.

- Compiled by Tom Robinson

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