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‘Paupack boys make Jaycees final

Wallenpaupack held Western Wayne to three points in each of the first two quarters Monday while advancing to the Honesdale Jaycees Tournament boys basketball final with a 60-24 romp.

Jake Holbert scored 19 points to lead the Buckhorns.

Justin Blanding made all nine of his free throws while adding 15 points.

Holbert was 6-for-8 as part of Wallenpaupack’s 19-for-25 free throw shooting effort.

The Buckhorns used a 21-8 third quarter to open a 47-14 lead, sending the game into the Mercy Rule.

Dustin Ferraro made the only Western Wayne basket of the first quarter and led the Wildcats with five points.

Wallenpaupack (4-2) will face East Stroudsburg South (6-1) in Wednesday’s 8 p.m. championship game. Western Wayne (2-5) plays Honesdale (0-6) for third place at 6:30.

East Stroudsburg South 64, Honesdale 47

Logan Santos led four East Stroudsburg South players in double figures with 18 points.

Santos and Xavier Carnegie, who added 13 points, each made four 3-pointers.

Nate Hugaboom (13), Nate Greene (12) and Joe Taraschuk (11) scored in double figures for the Hornets.

East Stroudsburg South led 15-5 after one quarter and 33-18 at halftime.

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