Bowen leads Ellicottville to win over North Collins

ELLICOTTVILLE — The hot shooting of Elliot Bowen was too much for the North Collins Eagles (2-7, 0-1) to overcome in a 75-60 defeat to Ellicottville (9-2, 3-0) on Tuesday in CCAA East 2 boys high school basketball.

Bowen shot 14 of 20 from the field on his way to 34 points, 18 rebounds and four steals.

Ellicottville led 22-15 after the first quarter and 43-28 at intermission.

Griffin Chudy contributed in the win with 18 points, eight boards and seven assists while Austin Grinols had 10 points, six steals and five assists.

North Collins received a strong game from Brandon Zielinski, who had 24 points, 10 rebounds and two steals while Mike Gullo had 15 points and five rebounds in defeat. Dylan Mercado finished with nine points and five assists.