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BOYS ROUNDUP: Chargers, Patriots, Trojans, Vikings roll

Tyler Donato helped Carbondale open a 13-point halftime lead, then the Chargers shut out visiting Susquehanna in the third quarter on the way to a 58-26 rout Wednesday night in non-league boys basketball.

The Chargers used the win to improve to 6-0, the best boys basketball record in District 2. They also matched the team’s win total for all of last season.

Donato scored 13 of his game-high 17 points and Preston Casey 10 of his 15 in the first half.

The Chargers went from a 10-9 lead after one quarter to a 30-17 advantage at halftime.

From there, they outscored winless Susquehanna, 19-0, in the third quarter to blow the game wide open.

In other Wednesday non-league boys basketball:

Pittston Area 56, Lake-Lehman 32

Pittston Area won a road game for the second straight night and third time in five days.

Anthony Cencetti led the way with 15 points and Matt Walter added 14.

The Patriots improved to 4-2.

North Pocono 55, Elk Lake 33

A.J. Nemitz poured in seven 3-pointers while scoring 25 points as visiting North Pocono won its second straight to move back to .500 at 3-3 overall.

Riverside 73, Montrose 35

Frankie Antoniacci hit four 3-pointers while scoring 18 of his game-high 26 points in the second half as Riverside (4-2) ran away for to snap a two-game losing streak.

The Vikings were up 28-17 at halftime before Matthew Godlewski and Antoniacci scored eight each in the third quarter to expand the lead to 52-31.

Godlewski added 17 points and Connor McNally had 13.

Alex Warriner scored 12 points and Jack Russell added 11 for Montrose.

Northwest 58, MMI Prep 35

Landon Hufford scored 16 points as former Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 and District 2 member Northwest handled visiting MMI Prep.

Hufford had nine points in the second quarter when the Rangers turned an 11-9 deficit into a 32-17 lead.

Tayler Yaple added 11 points and Josh Miner 10 in the fourth straight win by Northwest.

Brandon Brobst led MMI Prep with 11 points.

Stroudsburg 41, Honesdale 38

Visiting Stroudsburg handed winless Honesdale its third loss by five or fewer points in five games this season.

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