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January 21st, 2015
The Kane Wolves hoped to build off the momentum from Monday nightâ€™s near miss against ECC when they took on the 12-1 Coudersport Falcons in the Wolvesâ€™ Den Wednesday night. The Kane boys played their best game of the season against the Crusaders, making 11 of 13 three-pointers only to come up just short, 54-51. Wednesday night, a big crowd and the Kane Drumline tried to spur the team on but a big second quarter by Coudy propelled the visitors to an 83-63 win.
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The Kane Wolves wrestling team won Tuesday nightâ€™s match against visiting Bradford 30-21. Only five matches were wrestled on the night with coaches from each side moving some people around to allow the crowd to enjoy a little more wrestling. In the end the Wolves took the match due to three forfeits and pins by Chucky Gardner and Andy Swartwood.
Neither team weighed in wrestlers at 285, where the match began, 106 or 113 pounds. Bradfordâ€™s Jeremiah Fitton earned the first points of the evening with a forfeit for the visitors at the 120-pound weight class.
The Kane Middle School wrestling team rolled to a 64-30 win over the visiting Bradford Owls on Tuesday in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Adam Sicher, Gunnar Fryzlewicz, Lane Hillard, Cameron Whisner and Alec English registered pins for the Wolves.
The KMS boys also had a successful trip to the Cameron County Middle School wrestling tournament last weekend. Wolves taking first place in Emporium were English, Aiden Hulings and James Fleming. Finishing second at the tournament were Ben Westerburg, Hillard, Fryzlewicz, Ty Stahli and Jacob Silvis.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team gave the Elk County Catholic Crusaders all they could handle for 32 minutes on Monday in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Coach Matt Gasbarreâ€™s Wolves scrapped and clawed for four quarters and came up just short, 54-51, on an off-balance three-pointer by ECCâ€™s Mitchell Struble with five seconds on the clock. The Wolves got off a three-point try just before the buzzer, but it was no good and the visitors left town with the narrow win.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders earned a 20-point victory, 53-33, over the Kane Lady Wolves on Monday evening at the ECCHS gymnasium to remain undefeated.
ECC held a 14-5 advantage at the end of the first quarter, was up 24-13 at the half, and lead 41-25 after three quarters en route to the victory.
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The visiting Brockway Lady Rovers outscored the Kane Lady Wolves 18-7 in the fourth quarter to rally for 44-38 win on Friday night. The difference in the game came at the free throw line where the Lady Rovers made 14 of 22 attempts while the Lady Wolves only went to the line four times in the game, sinking three.
Both teams struggled offensively early with the home team holding a 6-5 lead after one quarter of play. Senior Taylor Morgan made two jumpers in the period while Sydney Dyne scored the Lady Wolvesâ€™ other first quarter points on a fast break basket from Camryn Cummings.
The Coudersport Falcons received five forfeits and won three of five matches wrestled on the mat to win Tuesday nightâ€™s matchup with the Kane Wolves in the Wolvesâ€™ Den by a score of 45-27.
The dual meet began at the 113-pound weight class where the Falconsâ€™ David Kudrick received an easy six. Forfeits to Coudyâ€™s Trevor Olney at 120 pounds and James Martinez at 126 pounds put the visitors out in front 18-0 before a match was decided on the mat.
The Kane Area Middle School wrestlers got five forfeits and won five of six matches on the mat on their way to crushing the Coudersport Falcons 54-3 on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
The young Wolves followed up last weekendâ€™s first-place finish at the Port Allegany Tournament with a dominating night against an undermanned Coudersport team. Lane Hillard, Christian Whisner, Alec English and Ty Stahli were all crowned champions at the Port tourney, while teammates Noah Blankenship, Cameron Whisner, Adam Sicher, Nate Asp and James Fleming were runners-up.