JAMESTOWN – On the night in which Darian Keyser's legacy was honored, his kid brother Cameron followed in his footsteps.

With a 19-point, 11-rebound double-double, Cam Keyser keyed Jamestown High boys' basketball team to a 63-18 conquest of Crawford County Christian Academy.

"I dedicated this whole season to my brother – next year and the next year after that. I'm gonna work as hard as I can," related Cam Keyser, who has college cage aspirations.

Darian Keyser's uniform No. 42 was retired in a pre-game ceremony. The former Jamestown standout passed away last February just days after annexing the career 1,000-point plateau at Jamestown. A senior bound for Geneva College, Darian Keyser was selected 3rd-Team All-State in Class 1A for 2019-20 by Pennsylvania's Sports Writers.

Saturday night Cam Keyser complemented Peyton McElhinny, who mustered a game-high 25 markers for the Muskies (1-1) of Coach Lucas Widger. Peyton McElhinny and Dan Parks each dished out 4 assists in Jamestown's wire-to-wire win. Cole Ternent took down a half-dozen rebounds, also.

A junior Cam Keyser considerably has grown since last season. He's now 6-foot-4 and 235 pounds, and like his brother Darian has become dedicated to the weight room.

"He didn't take anything from anyone," Cam recalled regarding Darian. "And you saw that last year when we both put that into our games and we played hard, with everything we had. I just always looked up to him."

The emotional pre-game ceremony included parents Renee and Brian Keyser, Cam and his sister Mikayla, and the entire Muskies' team. In his remarks Widger promised no one else in the proud basketball program will wear No. 42 again.

"We were really close last year, as close as we'd ever been," Cam related referencing his brother, an honors student who served as class president each of his 4 years at Jamestown. "Playin' with (Darian) was the best; he gave me the blueprint to start (weight) lifting and workin' out. So I took what he taught me, and I'm gonna put it into this year."

Jamestown, which won the 2019 District 10 Class 1A crown – the first in program annals – ended as runners-up last season as Widger's team elected to play, despite the heartbreak of Darian's death.

"He's impacted us all, in a variety of ways," Widger wistfully said regarding Darian Keyser. "With a new season and a new team, we're just tryin' to rely on the effort that he always put in ... being a great teammate ... showing how you can improve each year. He was just kind've a model for that, and we think about him all the time ... "

For Crawford County Christian (0-2) Stuart Hochstettler, a home-schooled student, scored 10 points.

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Also Saturday:

BOYS BASKETBALL

* Mercyhurst Prep 61, Sharon 42 - At Tiger Gymnasium, Sharon led 37-36 after 3 quarters of play, but were outscored 25-5 in the 4th frame and fell to 0-2.

Sharon opened the season with a loss at Fairview on Friday night.

Daunte Wilcott rifled in 30 points for Mercyhurst Prep on Saturday night and Peter Zimmerman added 10 points.

Connor Porterfield led Sharon with 17 points, Brett Salsgiver scored 10 and Brayden Coxson added 8 markers.

* Franklin 58, Greenville 47 - At "The Castle" in Franklin Saturday night, Coach Scot Vannoy's Trojans (0-1, 1-1) suffered an 11-point loss to the Knights in the Region 4 opener for both teams.

Stats were not reported to The Herald.

Greenville opened the season with a 63-51 win at Saegertown on Dec. 11.

* Ellwood City 60, Wilmington 36 - At New Wilmington, the Hounds dropped their season-opener to Ellwood City.

No stats were reported to The Herald.

* Brookfield 68, Cortland-Maplewood 51 - At Cortland, Coach Shawn Hammond's Warriors (2-1) rebounded from Friday's loss to Champion with a win over the Rockets.

Isaiah Jones had a monster game for Brookfield, firing in 30 points, ripping down 17 rebounds, and registering 7 steals. Haden Gibson added a dozen points and dished out 7 assists and Donovan Pawlowski contributed 10 points.

Bryson Himes (11 points), Logan Burgraff (10) and Mason Webster (9) were the leading scorers for Maplewood.

WRESTLING

* Seneca Valley snapped Reynolds' 61-match winning streak in Transfer on Saturday. It was the Raiders' first loss since Dec. 16, 2017.

Seneca Valley earned a 36-19 win. The Raiders also beat Saegertown, 36-19, at the quad match on Saturday.

Full results were not reported to The Herald. See Reynolds' individual results below the boys basketball boxes.

BOYS BASKETBALL

CCCA   6  6  4  2  18

JAMESTOWN   18  13  22  10  63

CRAWFORD COUNTY CHRISTIAN – Wise 1-0-0-2, Hochstettler 4-2-3-10, Tyson 0-0-0-0, Hoegerl 0-0-0-0, Copeland 1-0-0-2, Flint 1-0-0-2, Jordan 0-0-0-0, Hemlock 0-0-0-0. Totals: 7-2-3-16.

JAMESTOWN – S.McElhinny 1-0-0-3, Keyser 9-1-4-19, D.Parks 2-0-0-4, P.McElhinny 12-0-2-25, Ford 2-1-2-5, Popielarcheck 0-1-2-1, Ternent 2-0-2-4, Meehan 0-0-0-0, Sweezey 0-0-0-0, Hill 1-0-0-3, Williams 0-0-0-0, C.Parks 0-0-0-0, College 0-0-0-0, Planavsky 0-0-0-0. 3-pt. goals: S.McElhinny 1, P.McElhinny 1, Hill 1. Totals: 29-3-12-63.

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MERCYHURST PREP 12 14 10 25 61

SHARON 10 11 16 5 42

MERCYHURST PREP - Wilcott 13-4-5-30, Zimmerman 4-0-0-10, Giannelli 2-0-0-4, Bahm 2-3-4-7, Battle 2-2-2-6, Coleman 1-0-0-2, Barretta 1-0-0-2, Bridgett 0-0-0-0, Ward 0-0-0-0. 3-pt. goals: Zimmerman 2. Totals: 25-9-11-61.

SHARON - Nixon 1-0-0-2, Salsgiver 5-0-0-10, Messina 1-0-0-3, Hill 0-0-0-0, Ham 1-0-0-2, Porterfield 8-0-0-17, Coxson 3-0-0-8. 3-pt. goals: Coxson 2, Messina 1, Porterfield 1. Totals: 19-0-0-42.

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BROOKFIELD 15 12 22 19 68

MAPLEWOOD 12 13 11 15 51

BROOKFIELD - Solida 2-1-2-5, Jones 13-4-9-30, Da. Pawlowski 3-1-5-7, Laverty 0-0-2-0, Franz 1-0-0-2, Do. Pawlowski 3-1-2-10, Gibson 5-1-1-12, Sees 1-0-0-2. 3-pt. goals: Do. Pawlowski 3, Gibson 1. Totals: 28-8-21-68.

CORTLAND-MAPLEWOOD - Murry 0-0-0-0, Himes 5-0-0-11, Stano 0-3-4-3, Masci 3-0-1-7, Eloph 0-2-2-2, Steffens 2-0-0-5, Donaldson 2-0-2-4, Burgraff 3-2-2-10, Webster 4-1-2-9. 3-pt. goals: Burgraff 2, Himes 1, Masci 1, Steffens 1. Totals: 19-8-13-51.

WRESTLING

REYNOLDS 50, SAEGERTOWN 16

138 - Dreyvin Livingston won by forfeit; 145 - Alex Ischo won by decision, 3-2; 152 - Saegertown (no name submitted) won by fall, 1:22; 160 - Jalen Wagner won by fall, :53; 170 - Jordan DeCarmen lost by decision, 6-2; 189 - Cole Toy won by tech. fall, 18-3, 5:37; 215 - Mitchell Mason lost by fall, 5:59; 285 - Rocco John-Daniello won by fall, :12; 106 - Logan Hammerschmidt lost by decision, 7-1; 113 - Chase Bell lost by major decision, 10-2; 120 - Gary Steen won by forfeit; 126 - Liam Foore won by forfeit; 132 - Kane Kettering won by fall, 3:10.

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SENECA VALLEY 36, REYNOLDS 19

152 - Reynolds (no name submitted) lost by decision, 5-0; 160 - Jalen Wagner lost by decision, 6-2; 170 - Jordan DeCarmen lost by fall; 189 - Cole Toy won by decision, 9-6; 215 - Owen Miller lost by decision, 7-3; 285 - Rocco John-Daniello won by fall, 2:00; 106 - Logan Hammerschmidt lost by decision, 8-1; 113 - Chase Bell lost by decision, 8-3; 120 - Gary Steen won by forfeit; 126 - Liam Foore lost by decision; 132 - Dreyvin Livingston won by major decision, 12-2; 138 - Kane Kettering lost by fall, 2:38; 145 - Alex Ischo lost by fall.

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