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Riverview edged by playoff contender

| Wednesday, December 31, 2003 12:00 a.m

OAKMONT: Unbeaten Cornell demonstrated why it could go a long way in the Class A boys basketball playoffs this season.

Cornell moved to 11-0 with a 58-46 victory over Riverview Tuesday in the Riverview Tournament championship game.

Riverview went cold on offense most of the night, shooting 15 of 46 from the floor including only 2 of 14 from 3-point range.

“We really didn’t shoot the ball well,” Riverview coach Kevin Krajca said. “We weren’t getting good screens.

“Cornell was a very aggressive team,” he said.

Riverview junior C.J. Peters scored a team-high 14 points and earned all-tournament team honors. Senior Jeremy Hurt, who also earned all-tournament honors, added 11 points and collected eight rebounds, and junior Erik Carlburg scored 10 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Riverview.

Cornell’s Devin Stephens earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors despite scored just seven points in the title game.

Riverview (6-6) returns to action Monday at Langley.

Freeport Tournament

  • Schenley 69, Knoch 55 — Knoch sophomore guard Jordan Shoop and junior forward Ryan Hollihan earned all-tournament honors after finishing second in the tournament. They were joined on the all-touranment team by Springdale’s Nick Gentile, Freeport’s Brent Ferko, Schenley’s Mark Scott and Most Valuable Player Lamont Harvey of Schenley.

    Hollihan scored a game-high 18 points and Shoop added eight points as Knoch slipped to 5-6 overall.

    Harvel scored a team-high 16 points and Scott added 15 for Schenley (8-3).

  • Freeport 60, Springdale 32 — Senior guard/forward Brent Ferko scored 16 points, and senior guard Bill Giesler and junior forward Chris Plocki each added eight points as Freeport moved to 6-4 with a consolation game victory.

    Ed Sasinoski scored 10 points for Springdale (0-9).

    Gateway Tournament

  • Penn-Trafford 46, Plum — the Mustangs dropped to 0-2 in the round-robin tournament and were eliminated despite junior Mike McKee’s game-high 25-point scoring effort. Plum slipped to 3-8 overall while Penn-Trafford moved to 5-5.

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