Austin Bausman's 39-point outburst leads Eastern York to win; other Tuesday boys' hoops

STEVE HEISER
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The Eastern York boys’ basketball team and Austin Bausman seem determined to erase the memories of last season.

Bausman erupted for 39 points and 10 rebounds on Tuesday night to lead the Golden Knights to a 64-50 victory at Susquehannock in a York-Adams Division II affair.

The 6-foot, 4-inch junior made 15 field goals, including one 3-pointer, while also going 8 for 9 at the foul line. His monster effort included 13 points in the first quarter, 11 in the second quarter, eight in the third quarter and seven in the final quarter. His big first-quarter effort powered the Knights to a 21-8 lead that they never relinquished.

Eastern is now 4-1 this season and 2-0 in the division. The Knights are trying to bounce back from a 5-13 season in 2020-2021, which included a 4-8 mark in D-II.

Freshman Carter Wamsley added 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for Eastern on Tuesday.

Jalen Franklin had 19 points to lead Susquehannock (3-3, 0-2), while Dan Benna added 16 points.

OTHER BOYS’ BASKETBALL

West York 56, York Suburban 55 (OT): At York Suburban, West York grabbed the overtime victory to improve to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in York-Adams Division II. David McGladrie led the Bulldogs with 13 points. Mark Walker scored 12 points for West York, while Jaden Walker knocked in 10 points. For the Trojans (2-4, 1-2), Avant Sweeney led the Trojans with a game-high 27 points, while teammate Brady Stump knocked in 13 points, including a 9-for-11 night from the charity stripe. 

Dallastown 51, Northeastern 49: At Manchester, the Wildcats trailed 37-35 at the end of the third quarter but made up the difference in the final eight minutes to capture the Division I victory. Connor Barto led the Wildcats (2-4, 2-1) with 19 points. Teammate Dylan Lease knocked in 10 points. For the Bobcats (3-3, 2-1), Karron Mallory scored 17 points, while Chase Kloster scored 11 points.  

Spring Grove 60, South Western 49: At Hanover, the Rockets were led by Connor New (14 points), Avin Myers (14) and Ethan Glass (11). South Western got double-digit scoring efforts from Shilo Bivins (11), Aidan Littleton (10) and Max Wisensale (10). Spring Grove improved to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in York-Adams Division I. South Western fell to 3-3 and 1-2.

Red Lion 59, Central York 41: At Central, Sammy Vaught poured in 20 points and Evan Watt added 16 to lead the Lions, who also got 10 points from Mason Urey. Isaiah DeShields (13) and Ben Natal (12) combined for 25 Central points. Red Lion is 4-1 overall and 3-0 in Division I. Central fell to 0-6 and 0-3.

New Oxford 74, York High 63: At New Oxford, Aden Strausbaugh led the Colonials to the Division I victory by scoring a game-high 19 points, including a 7-for-8 night at the charity stripe. Brittyn Eakins knocked in 16 points for New Oxford (2-3 overall, 2-1 in D-I), while Brennan Holmes scored 14. For the Bearcats (1-4, 1-2), Daveyon Lydner scored a team-high 18 points, while Sharell Jones knocked in 12 points. 

Delone Catholic 57, York Tech 45: At McSherrystown, Coltyn Keller and Asher Rudolph led the Squires to the Division III victory by each scoring 12 points. Teammate Gage Zimmerman knocked in 11 points. For the Spartans, Nate Gracey scored 17 points, including three from behind the arc. Delone is 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the division. Tech is 1-5 and 1-2.

Littlestown 60, Fairfield 32: At Fairfield, Jake Bosley and Christopher Meakin each scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Thunderbolts (5-1, 3-0) to the Division III victory. Teammate Zyan Herr scored 10 points. For the Green Knights (3-2, 1-2), Eric Ball scored a team-high 17 points.

Bermudian Springs 50, Biglerville 22: At Biglerville, Ethan Beachy led the Eagles to the Division III victory by scoring a game-high 20 points. Bermudian is 2-3 overall and 2-1 in D-III. Biglerville is 0-5 and 0-3.

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