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Scenes from boys basketball regionals: OESJ surges past Wells to reach state tournament

By ROB JONAS

TROY – After struggling to shut down Wells in the first half, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville turned up the defensive pressure to pull out a 57-40 victory in the Class D boys basketball regional final Saturday, March 9, at Hudson Valley Community College.

The Wolfpack will join Troy (Class A), Glens Falls (Class B) and Lake George (Class C) in heading to Binghamton for next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships.

“It’s a great opportunity for us. Our team is excited,” said Jayden Logan-Dillenbeck. Continue reading “Scenes from boys basketball regionals: OESJ surges past Wells to reach state tournament”

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Western Athletic Conference boys basketball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons earns victory over OESJ

SCHENECTADY – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons outscored Oppenheim-Ephretah/St. Johnsville 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 58-46 victory Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game.

The Golden Knights overcame a sluggish start to build a 23-19 halftime lead against the Wolfpack. OESJ remained within striking distance in the third quarter before running out of gas down the stretch.

Noah Foster had 21 points, and Todd Williamson contributed 12 points for NDBG. Travis LaFountain paced OESJ with 19 points, and Tyler Leon added 13 points. Continue reading “Western Athletic Conference boys basketball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons earns victory over OESJ”