Morristown, Brushton-Moira Win Upsets; Potsdam, Harrisville Win

 
Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23) earns the layup leaping over Chateaugay defender Austin Green (20) to put the Green Rockets ahead 21-7 midway through the second quarter. A strong start lifted Morristown past the Bulldogs 55-35 to advance to the Class D Championship to face the Harrisville Pirates. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

2014-15 SECTION X BOYS BASKETBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

EAST DIVISION                  W-L   GB   Non-Lg
x-Chateaugay
Madrid-Waddington
St. Regis Falls
Tupper Lake
St. Lawrence Central
Colton-Pierrepont
Parishville-Hopkinton
Norwood-Norfolk
14-0       -        3-1
11-3       3       2-1
10-4       4       4-0
  9-5       5       1-3
  5-9       9       0-4
4-10     10       2-2
3-11     11       2-2
0-14     14       1-3
CENTRAL DIVISION           W-L    GB  Non-Lg
x-Ogdensburg
Potsdam
Salmon River
Massena
Malone
Canton
Brushton-Moira
Gouverneur
14-0       -        1-3
11-3       3       3-1
  9-5       5       2-0
  8-6       6       3-1
  7-7       7       0-4
  5-9       9       4-0
2-12     12       2-2
0-14     14       0-4
WEST DIVISION                 W-L    GB  Non-Lg
x-Harrisville
Morristown
Heuvelton
Edwards-Knox
Lisbon
Hammond
Hermon-DeKalb
Clifton-Fine
14-0       -        2-1
12-2       2       1-3
  7-7       7       2-2
  7-7       7       1-2
  7-7       7       0-4
  6-8       8       2-2
3-11     11       0-3
0-14     13       1-2
 

Section X Class C Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Class C Scoreboard

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Class C Semifinals - at Home of Higher Seed
(#1) Potsdam 69, (#4) St. Lawrence Central 21
(#3) Brushton-Moira 49, (#2) Tupper Lake 47

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Class C Play-In Game - at Home of Higher Seed
(#4) St. Lawrence Ctl. 44, (#5) Norwood-Norfolk 34

Potsdam cruises past        st. lawrence 69-21


Dequan Pitts (35) scores a hook shot over a St. Lawrence Central defender early in the first quarter of the Class C playoff in Potsdam.  The Sandstoners got off to a hot start, leading the Larries 23-6 after the first quarter, then never looked back. Potsdam beat St. Lawrence Central 69-21. The Sandstoners go on to play against the Brushton-Moira Panthers for the C title. (Brock Simons photo) Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central guard Ethan Simonds (22) drives to the hoop against Potsdam's Jack Byrnes.  In a balanced Potsdam offense, Dequan Pitts tallied 13 points, while Brian Cole added 12 points and Jake Mitchell dropped in 11 as the Sandstoners doused the St. Lawrence Central season 69-21 in the Class C semifinals. Potsdam will face Brushton-Moira in the championship game. Devon Young posted eight points to lead the Larries who closed out their season at 6-14.

BRUSHTON-MOIRA SQUEEZES SEMIFINAL WIN AT TUPPER

BRUSHTON-MOIRA 49, TUPPER LAKE 47
The #3-seeded Brushton-Moira Panthers outlasted the second-seeded Tupper Lake Lumberjacks 49-47 in the Section X Class C semifinals. Brian Aubrey led the Panthers with 12 points, while Alex Burnett chipped in 11 points. The Panthers climb back to the Class C title game against top-seeded Potsdam. Tupper Lake was led by Anson Gagnier with 16 points, while Roger Delair popped in 12 points and Liam Lamere finished with 10. The Lumberjacks finish their season at 10-9 overall.

ST. LAWRENCE PULLS OUT
44-34 VICTORY OVER FLYERS


St. Lawrence Central’s Ethan Simonds (22) goes up for the layup past Norwood-Norfolk’s Dustin Fisher (30) and Trent Saumier (15).  The game was tied midway through the fourth quarter, but the Larries' sharpshooting provided the final surge in a 44-34 victory over the Flyers in the Section X Class C play-in round.  (Brock Simons photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Dustin Fisher (30) leaps up for a rebound late in the contest.  Shiloh Winters paced the Larries with 19 points, while Nate Arquiett chipped in eight points.  Norwood-Norfolk's Zachary Benware and Travis Gay led a balanced Flyer attack with 12 points each.  The Larries advance to face top-seeded Potsdam in the Class C semifinals.  The Flyers ended their season at 1-18 overall.

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Class D Scoreboard

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Class D Semifinals - at SUNY Canton Field House
(#2) Harrisville 47, (#3) Madrid-Waddington 42 (OT)
(#5) Morristown 55, (#1) Chateauguay 35

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015

Class D Quarterfinal at SUNY Canton Field House
(#3) Madrid-Waddington 54, (#6) Heuvelton 43
(#2) Harrisville 64, (#7) Edwards-Knox 32
(#5) Morristown 46, (#4) St. Regis Falls 32
(#1) Chateauguay 47, (# 9) Hammond 32

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015

Class D Play-In Round - at Home of Higher Seed
(#9) Hammond 50, (#8) Lisbon 47 (OT)
(#7) Edwards-Knox 55, (#10) Colton-Pierrepont 48
(#6) Heuvelton 69, (#11) Parishville-Hopkinton 34
(#5) Morristown 68, (#12) Hermon-DeKalb 32
(#4) St. Regis Falls 77, (#13) Clifton-Fine 32

harrisville wins 47-42 in ot to advance to championship


Harrisville’s Brennan Best (24) spins past two Madrid-Waddington defenders to get the layup off, but the shot is blocked by Madrid-Waddington’s Aaron Armstrong. The Pirates claimed an overtime win over the Yellow Jackets, 47-42, to advance to the Class D championship against Morristown. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Madrid-Waddington’s David Ohdendal (4) earns the open layup past Harrisville’s Jared Dreythaler (2) to tie the Pirates 9-9 near the end of the first quarter.  After a 40-40 tie at the end of regulation, second-seeded Harrisville allowed just two points and outscored #3-seeded Madrid-Waddington 7-2 in the overtime frame to claim a 47-42 Class D semifinal win and thwart M-W’s bid to defend last year’s title. The Pirates’ Nate Weaver had the hot hand with 18 points, while Aaron Armstrong and David Odendahl led the Yellow Jackets with 13 and 12 points respectively. Harrisville faces Morristown for the Class D title. Madrid-Waddington finished its season at 14-5.

Chateaugay digs out 47-32 over pesky RED DEVILS


Chateaugay guard Jordan Martin (12) goes over Hammond defender Nick Jewett (55) for the bucket during the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The ninth-seeded Red Devils gave the top-seeded Bulldogs the strongest challenge of the four quarterfinals, keeping Chateaugay within four points into the fourth quarter. However, the Bulldogs took advantage of several Hammond turnovers late in the game and won 47-32.  (Brock Simons photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Hammond’s Sean Walsh (23) goes over Chateaugay's Austin Green (21) for two of his six points.  Chateaugay’s Derek LaBare led all scorers with 17 points, while Jordan Martin added 11 to pace the win.  Hammond’s Payton Frisina with 12 points.  Chateaugay advances to face Morristown in the semifinal round.  Hammond finished the season 9-11.

harrisville uses early run to down e-k cougars 64-32


Edwards-Knox’s Caleb Rowe (2) scoops up a shot between Harrisville’s Jared Dreythaler and Chris Sullivan (4). The Pirates pushed the pace early to take a 36-23 lead into the half. Harrisville doubled up the Cougars 64-32 to advance to the Class D semifinals against Madrid-Waddington. (Drew Gearsbeck photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Harrisville’s Brennan Best (24) fires up a turnaround jumper over Edwards-Knox’s Jarred Meilleur (55).  Brennan Best led the way with 19 points, while Weaver added 16 points and Jared Dreythaler popped in 14 for the Pirates. Jeremiah Randall with nine points and Cody Rowe with eight points paced the Cougars who finished their season at 9-10 overall.

Vollmer lifts morristown past hermon-Dekalb 68-32


Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23) cuts through three Hermon-DeKalb defenders to create an open layup and extend on the Green Rockets' lead to 15 to begin the fourth quarter. The Rockets defeated the Green Demons 68-32 in the Class D opening round.  (Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Hermon-DeKalb’s Zach Robinson (10) takes the three-pointer over Morristown defender Ryan Vollmer (5). Vollmer led the Green Rockets in scoring with 22 points.  Zack Robinson led the Green Demons with 14 points in the Class D opening round game. The #5-seeded Rockets advanceto face (#4) St. Regis Falls in the Class D quarterfinals at 5:30pm.  Hermon-DeKalb closed out their season with an overall record of 3-15.

EDWARDS-KNOX FENDS OFF
C-p COLTS IN OPENING ROUND


Colton-Pierrepont's Zach Farr (14) skies up to swat away a shot attempt by Edwards-Knox's Jimmy Smith.  The Cougars rolled out to an early nine point lead, but the Colts continually chipped away to keep the game close.  Edwards-Knox held off Colton-Pierrepont 55-48 in the opening of the Section X Class D playoffs.  (Abby Hale photo)  Game Gallery

Cotlon-Pierrepont's Jacob Thomas (20) wards off an attempt by Edwards-Knox's Jeremiah Randall (10) to swipe the ball against a potential Colts' breakout.  Randall racked up 27 points, outdueling Colton-Pierrepont's Riley Doyle who splashed 24.  The Cougars advanced to the Section X Class D quarterfinals to face Harrisville, after a 55-48 triumph over the Colts in the opening round.  Trent White added 15 points for E-K.  The Colts folded their season at 6-13.

(#5) Morristown stun (#1) bulldogs 55-35 to advance


Morristown’s Devin Dulmage (23) earns the layup leaping over Chateaugay defender Austin Green (20) to put the Green Rockets ahead 21-7 midway through the second quarter. A strong start lifted Morristown past the Bulldogs 55-35 to advance to the Class D Championship to face the Harrisville Pirates.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Chateaugay’s Tyler Jones (15) cuts past Morristown defender Devin Dulmage (23) to create an open layup to chip away at the Green Rockets' lead to close out the second quarter.  Devin Dulmage led the #5-seeded Green Rockets with 20 points in a 55-35 win over top-seeded Chateaugay in the Class D semifinal at SUNY Canton. Adding to the cause was Jacob Fox with 11 points. The Rockets get a rematch with Harrisville for the Class D title. Zach Cowan scored 13 points to lead the Bulldogs who closed out the season with a 17-2 overall record.

yellow jackets advance to semis with 54-43 victory


Madrid-Waddington’s Dakota Matthie runs into Heuvelton’s Brayden Cougler who blocks his shot attempt. The Jackets’ strong full-court defense forced several turnovers in the early stages of the game to build a 36-18 at the half, then coasted to a 54-43 victory to advance to the Class D semifinals. (Drew Gearsbeck photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Heuvelton’s Mike Martin (25) fires up a left-handed floater over the outstretched reach of Madrid-Waddington’s David Odendahl.  Madrid-Waddington broke out to a 21-10 lead through the first eight minutes, then never led the Bulldogs back within ten points. Odendahl and Aaron Armstrong produced mirror-image 19-point games, both with four assists and four steals. Cole Piercey netted 15 points to top the scoring for Heuvelton that bowed out at 10-10 overall.

rockets' defense and fast break beats saints 46-32


Morristown’s Ryan Vollmer (green) goes up and under for the reverse layup against St. Regis Falls' Jesse Goodrow. The Rockets upended the Saints with tough defense, allowing St. Regis just seven points in the first half. Morristown won the game 46-32 and goes on to play Chateaugay in the semifinal round. (Simons photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Saint’s forward Sage Allen-Recor (35) scores a layup against Morristown. Morristown’s Jacob VanArnam led the game with 22 points, while Ryan Vollmer chipped in 11.  St. Regis was led by Tyler Fraser and Sage Allen-Recor both with 10 points each.  St. Regis closes out at 15-5 overall. 

Red Devils defeat Golden Knights in OT thriller 50-47


 Hammond’s Brock Tulley (3) drives hard to the hoop in the first quarter against Lisbon. Tulley scored eight points.  In a close battle, the teams went overtime.  The Red Devils won their first playoff game in eight years, fending off the host Golden Knights 50-47 in the Section X Class D opening round.  (Brock Simons photo)  Game Gallery

Lisbon’s Alex Gravelin (33) goes up for the block against Hammond.  Ninth-seeded Hammond took the host #8-seeded Golden Knights into overtime for a 50-47 victory.  Peyton Frisina scored 17 points, while Brock Tulley added eight points in the win.  Hammond goes on to play the top-seeded Chateaugay Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round.  Lisbon was led by Kobe Jordan with 16 points, while Hunter Forsythe chipped in nine points.  Lisbon closed out at 7-12 overall.

Heuvelton advance past P-H panthers IN OPENING ROUND


Heuvelton’s Casey Smith (23) earns the layup while facing strong defense from Parishville-Hopkinton’s Mike Charleston (12) and Michael Cook (20). The Bulldogs began the game on a 10-2 run and carried the momentum to a 69-34 win over the Panthers in the Class D opening round. The #6-seeded Bulldogs advance to face (#3) Madrid-Waddington in the quarterfinals. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery
Parishville-Hopkinton’s Connor Sullivan (44) takes the layup past Heuvelton defender Cole Piercey (5).  Piercey led the Bulldogs with 13 points, followed closely by Victor Gagnon who scored 11. Leading the way for Parishville-Hopkinton was Mike Charleston with 12 points.  Parishville-Hopkinton closed out the season with a 5-14 overall record.

SAINTS ROLL PAST EAGLES IN OPENING ROUND GAME 77-32

ST. REGIS FALLS 77, CLIFTON-FINE 32
Two players racked up 20-plus points in St. Regis Falls’ 77-32 victory over Clifton-Fine in the opening round of the Section X Class D playoffs. Ryan Duquette led the way with 21 points, while Tyler Fraser produced 20 points and seven rebounds in the Saints’ win. Sage Allen also chipped in 13 points. The #4-seeded Saints advance to face #5-rated Morristown in the quarterfinal round. Chase Koster scored 11 points to lead the Eagles who closed out their season at 1-17 overall.

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Class A Scoreboard

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Class A Championship Game at SUNY Canton
(#2) Malone 68, (#1) Massena 62 (OT)


Massena’s Bailey Terry (10) soars high to block the shot off the backboard.  Massena started the game with a 7-0 run, but the Huskies battled back. Four quarters was not enough to decide the Section X Class A Championship. The Huskies out-dueled Massena 11-5 in the overtime period to claim a 68-62 championship.  Malone advances to the New York State playoffs against a Section III champion to be determined. Massena ended its season at 11-8 overall.

Malone CLAIMS CLASS A TITLE IN 68-62 OVERTIME THRILLER


Malone’s Camron Gallagher (32) splits the Massena defense for a bucket in the second quarter of the title game. (Brock Simons photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast
 

After Massena jumped out to a 7-0 lead, Malone closed the gap and the game stayed within seven points or less the rest of game. The Huskies surged past the Raiders in overtime to claim a 68-62 victory in the Section X Boys Class A Championship. The Huskies chipped away to end the first quarter within four points, 21-17, but then ran off the first five points of the second frame to establish their first lead on Jared Moody’s three pointer. Malone led 30-27 at the half. Massena regained the upper hand in the second half, taking a five-point lead into the final two minutes, only to see the Huskies tally the final five points of regulation to establish a 57-57 tie and force overtime. In the extra period, Massena took the first lead 61-60 on Bailey Terry’s free throw. However, Malone’s Zach Raymond answered with a pivotal three-pointer on the next play. Malone gained a 63-61 lead, which they did not relinquish. Massena was led by Nate Currier and Dante Viskovich with 14 points each, while Bailey LaBarge added 11 points. Massena had 31 free-throw attempts on the evening, but a critical factor was 16 missed shots.

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Class B Scoreboard

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Class B Semifinals - at Home of Higher Seed
(#1) Ogdensburg 96, (#4) Gouverneur 23
(#2) Salmon River 66, (#3) Canton 53

OGDENSBURG ELIMINATES GOUVERNEUR IN SEMIFINAL

OGDENSBURG 96, GOUVERNEUR 23
The top-seeded Ogdensburg Blue Devils rolled past Gouverneur 96-23 in the Section X Class B semifinals.  O.F.A.'s Kinnon LaRose led all scorers with 29 points, while Dakota Brady chipped in 14 points.  The Blue Devils advance to face second-seeded Salmon River for the Class B title.  The Wildcats closed out their season at 0-19.

SALMON RIVER TOPS CANTON IN CLASS B SEMIFINAL 66-53


Salmon River’s Antoine Domino (3) soars to block the ball off the backboard during Thursday’s Class B semifinal. The Shamrocks full-court press disrupted the Golden Bears, forcing multiple turnovers in the first two minutes. Canton battled strong, the Shamrocks prevailed 66-53 to advance to the final.  (Brock Simons photo) Game Gallery

 Canton’s Mike Couglar (11) flies high for the layup against Salmon River.   Russ Oakes scored 20 points and Brandon Bradish added 13 points to lead the Shamrocks in the win.  Canton's Louden Porter netted a game-best 24 points, while Tommy Bortnick chipped in 10 points.  The second-seeded Shamrocks advance to face top-seeded Ogdensburg for the Class B title.  Canton closed its season at 9-10.