All eight home teams won their Section 2 Class C boys basketball playoff games Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Top-seeded Lake George had little trouble with No. 16 Cambridge, as the Warriors prevailed 105-53. New York’s top-ranked Class C squad jumped out to a 35-3 lead in the first quarter, and it never looked back in advancing to the quarterfinals.
Mason Flatley poured in 28 points, and Chris Becker contributed 21 points for Lake George, which extended its state-best winning streak to 49 games. Ben Epler had 20 points, and Brian Hall added 17 points for Cambridge.
Up next for Lake George is Friday’s quarterfinal game against No. 8 Schoharie at Hudson Valley Community College after Schoharie edged No. 9 Stillwater 53-51. Shane Helmstadt scored 18 points for Schoharie, which built an 18-9 lead in the first quarter and fended off a Stillwater rally in the second half.
Brian McNeil netted 20 points, and James Galarneau added 12 points for Stillwater.
No. 4 Chatham and No. 5 Mayfield also advanced with opening round wins Tuesday. Chatham defeated No. 13 Fort Plain 64-46, while Mayfield eased past No. 12 Greenwich 57-37. Continue reading “Section 2 Class C boys basketball playoffs: Home teams sweep opening round games”
Garrett Delaney led four Mayfield players in double figures with 18 points as the Panthers defeated Northville 64-46 Friday, Jan. 18, in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game.
The Falcons (1-7 league, 6-9 overall) led 16-14 after the first quarter, but the Panthers scored 21 points in the second quarter to grab a four-point halftime lead and pulled away by scoring the final 11 points of the game. Continue reading “WAC boys basketball: Mayfield surges past Northville”
SCHENECTADY – Canajoharie scored 24 points in the fourth quarter to pull out an 82-77 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Luke VanSlyke powered the visiting Cougars with 35 points, including three field goals from behind the three-point arc. Max Prime contributed 14 points, and Nick Shariff added 11 points for Canajoharie.
Noah Foster and Rodney Parker each scored 23 points for Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, which led 20-14 after the first quarter. Continue reading “Scenes from Western Athletic Conference boys basketball: Canajoharie gets past Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons”
Canajoharie outscored Northville 21-8 in the fourth quarter to close out a 62-39 victory Wednesday, Dec. 5, in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game.
Northville took a 12-9 lead in the first quarter, but Canajoharie responded with a 17-point second quarter to grab a 26-20 halftime advantage and the Cougars never looked back.
Maximus Prime netted 17 points, and Joseph Nare contributed 13 points for Canajoharie. T.J. Wadsworth led Northville with 17 points, while Nate Reidell made three shots from beyond the three-point arc and finished with 12 points.