OFA Falls to JC on WEBO, Other Games from Wednesday


The Owego boys’ basketball team contained two of Johnson City’s scorers Wednesday night, but watched Ian Pettiford drop 24 as they lost 65-51 on their home court in the WEBO Game of the Week.
The Indians used different defenses to hold Troy Robinson to 12 points, fresh off his 31-point performance last week, and limit big man Ryan Clark to 11. But it was Pettiford who stepped up to lead the Wildcats, hitting a few long threes to help down the Indians.
Mark Merritt had 16 points and double-digit rebounds for Owego, which fell to 1-3 with the loss. Johnson City is a perfect 4-0.
In other games…
Maine-Endwell’s defense held Ithaca to under 40 points as they won. Freshman Kyle Gallagher came off the bench to lead the Spartans with 19 points.
Union-Endicott beat rival Vestal 68-59.
In wrestling, U-E took down Binghamton and Vestal handed M-E a loss.

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