By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | December 31, 2019 | Photo courtesy Joe Carreon
The Canton Varsity Boys Basketball team won their 2nd straight game by handing Montgomery a 56-31 loss to close out 2019 on Monday, December 30.
The Warriors jumped out to a 16-4 first quarter and never looked back. Canton increased their lead to 27-13 at halftime then outscored Montgomery 29-18 in the second half for their 5th win of the season.
3 Warriors scored in double-figures on the evening, led by Cooper Kitchen with 19 points followed by Zach Rentzel with 17, and Ben Knapp with 11. Reese Allen added 6 points, Isaiah Niemczyk chipped in 2 points, and Evan Landis rounded out the scoring with 1 point.
The win improves the Warriors to 5-3 (1-3 NTL Small School Division). The team will be back in action on Saturday, January 4 at home against South Williamsport.