Harrisville Pulls Away in 4th Quarter to Win State Championship!

The Harrisville Pirates beat Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 67-54 with a convincing fourth-quarter finish to win the New York State Class D Boys Basketball Championship in Binghamton. Best in the State for Class D boys! Congratulations to Coach Brian Coloney and the Pirates Basketball Family!!  (Lisa Freeman photo)

2018-19 SECTION X BOYS BASKETBALL
Final Standings & Non League
Records

EAST DIVISION                  W-L   GB   Non-Lg
x-Madrid-Waddington
Brushton-Moira
Chateaugay
Norwood-Norfolk
Parishville-Hopkinton
St. Regis Falls
Tupper Lake
12-0       -         5-3
  9-3      3         5-2
  9-3      2         5-3
  6-6      6         4-4
  3-9      9         0-3
2-10    10         2-6
1-11    11         1-7
CENTRAL DIVISION           W-L    GB  Non-Lg
x-Ogdensburg
Canton
Malone
Massena
St. Lawrence Central
Potsdam
Salmon River
Gouverneur
13-0       -        5-1
11-3      2½     3-3
10-3      3        4-1
  8-6      5½     2-4
  7-7      6½     5-1
3-11    10½     0-6
2-12    11½     4-2
1-13    12½     2-4
WEST DIVISION                 W-L    GB  Non-Lg
x-Harrisville
Edwards-Knox
Heuvelton
Hermon-DeKalb
Lisbon
Hammond
Morristown
12-0       -        3-5
  8-4      4        5-1
  8-4      4        3-5
  6-6      6        1-5
  4-8      8        5-1
  4-8      8        1-6
0-12    12        0-5
 

Section X & New York StateClass D Playoffs 

 NCSN Boys Basketball Scoreboard

SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class D Championship at Binghamton
Harrisville (X) 67,
Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 54

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class D Semifinal at Binghamton NY
Harrisville (X) 68, Marathon (IV) 65

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

NYS Class D Quarterfinal - SUNY Potsdam
Harrisville (X) 64, Lyme (III) 56

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019

Section X Class D Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Harrisville 54, (#2) Chateaugay 49

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Section X Class D Semifinals at SUNY Canton
(#2) Chateaugay 48, (#3) Edwards-Knox 39
(#1) Harrisville 72, (#5) Hermon-DeKalb 39

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2019

Section X Class D Quarterfinals - SUNY Potsdam
(#3) Edwards-Knox 56, (#6) Lisbon 39
(#2) Chateaugay 70, (#7) Hammond 67
(#5) Hermon-DeKalb 47, (#4) Heuvelton 31
(#1) Harrisville 69, (#8) Parishville-Hopkinton 22

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019

(#7) Hammond 84, (#10) Morristown 59
(#8) Parishville-Hopkinton 45, (#9) St. Regis 40

 HARRISVILLE RALLIES TO BEAT LYME IN STATE QUARTERFINAL

Harrisville’s Dickie Malbeuf (10) connects the layup widening the Pirates' lead early to four points in the second quarter.  The Pirates beat Lyme Central 64-56 to earn a spot in the State Class D Final Four next weekend in Binghamton. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery 

Lyme’s Mark Thompson (22) leaps inside, knocking down Harrisville's Peyton Schmitt and sinks the shot, chipping away at Harrisville’s lead.  After trailing 17-10 in the first quarter, the Pirates chipped away to tie the game 20-20 with three minutes to go in the half.  Lyme regained its margin at 34-27 at the break.  However, Harrisville outhustled Lyme 21-8 in the third quarter to establish a 48-42 lead through three quarters and never let go.  A pair of clutch three-pointers from Jaden Sullivan down the stretch anchored the final run.  Harrisville was led by Sullivan with 20 points and Schmitt who tallied 16 points.

HARRISVILLE RUNS AWAY FROM HERMON-DEKALB IN SEMIFINAL


Harrisville’s Peyton Schmitt (24) angles up for the lay-in to extend the Pirates' lead in the second half.  Harrisville jumped out to a 41-17 lead at the half, then went on to beat Hermon-DeKalb 72-39 in the Section X Class D semifinals at SUNY Canton.  wines 72-29 over Hermon-DeKalb. Setting the tone for Harrisville was Jadon Sullivan with 24 points, along with Schmitt and Dalton Church with 15 points each.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Hermon-DeKalb’s Garrett Willard goes for two points and draws the foul.  Willard led the way for the Green Demons with 12 points and Zach Denesha with 11 points.  The Demons closed out their campaign a 9-12.

Edwards-Knox wins 56-39 vs. Lisbon in quarterfinal 


Edwards-Knox’s Parker Harper (20) hits the short jumper to open up a five-point Cougars' lead in the first half.  Edwards-Knox rolled out to a 28-9 lead, en route to beat Lisbon 56-39 in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Harper led the way for Edwards-Knox with 21 points, while Justin Scott scored 17 points.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Lisbon’s Jackson LaRock (25) elevates high to sink the long look for the basket as Lisbon tries to climb back. The Golden Knights were led by Teagan Jordan and Ethan Martin both with eight points, while Josh O’Brien and Karter Jordan netted seven points each. Lisbon closed out the season at 9-10.  NCSN Broadcast

harrisville storms past parishville-hopkinton 69-22


Harrisville’s Peyton Schmitt (24) skies over Parishville-Hopkinton defender Tanner Rosenbarker (24) to score the layup and extend the Pirates' lead to 9-0 over the Panthers early in the first quarter.  With a 69-22 win, the Pirates advanced to the Section X Class D semifinals where they will take on Hermon-DeKalb. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Parishville-Hopkinton’s Nick Phippen (30) breaks through the Harrisville defense to score the first points of the game for the Panthers. Leading the way for the Pirates was Dalton Church with 15 points, followed by Nate Schmitt with 12 points.  Alec Hayes scored 10 points to lead the way for Parishville-Hopkinton that closed its season at 4-13.

P-H panthers squeak past st. Regis 45-40 IN PLAY-IN


Parishville-Hopkinton’s Lawson Snell (11) hit the floater in the paint for two points to take the lead in highly-contested first half. The Panthers held off St. Regis Falls 45-40 in the Section X Class D play-in round.  Parishville-Hopkinton was led by Tanner Rosenbarker with 12 points and Harrison Snell with 10 points. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

St. Regis Falls’ Derek Prevost (23) sinks the open-look three-pointer to give the Saints the lead in the first quarter.  Pacing the Saints was Alex White with 12 points and Coalby Cox and Dawson White with six points each.

HARRISVILLE PIRATES: "WE ARE THE cHAMPIONS!" IN STATE "D"


Harrisville's Peyton Schmitt (24) climbs for the hoop to score two of his 26 points as the Harrisville Pirates beat Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 67-54 to win the 2019 New York State Class D Boys Basketball Championship.  Schmitt was named Class D Tournament MVP.  (Lisa Freeman photo)

Celebration at the buzzer.  Harrisville wins state title!

The third time proved to be the charm for the Harrisville Pirates boys basketball team, making its third trip in three years to the New York State Class D Boys Basketball Final Four. The Pirates pulled away from a five-point lead at the end of the third quarter to grab the state championship plaque with a 67-54 win over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville. The Pirates edged out to a 13-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, and extended the lead to 30-26 at the half, then 44-39 at the end of the third quarter. Capitalizing on strong three-point shooting and a 26-point performance by senior Peyton Schmitt, the Pirates fused the win with a 23-point final quarter. Fittingly, it was Schmitt – who was selected MVP of the Class D tournament – dribbled the ball over midcourt without challenge as the final seconds ticked away, then flung the basketball toward the rafters and the Pirate team celebrated the school’s historic victory at midcourt. Emotions poured out after the game, including a few happy tears. Dalton Church added pounded in 13 points including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to anchor the Pirates’ early lead. Jadon Sullivan tossed in another 12 points. The Pirates’ first-ever boys championship comes after a championship appearance in 2002, and Final Four appearances in 2017 and 2018.

PIRATES VANQUISH MARATHON IN THRILLING STATE SEMIFINAL


Harrisville Pirates erupt into celebration after holding off Marathon 68-65 to win the New York State Boys Class D semifinal in Binghamton.  The Pirates advance to face Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in the state title game on Sunday.  (Lisa Freeman photo)

Harrisville's Nate Schmitt (1) skies high over Marathon defenders to drop in two points from the paint.

The Pirates' Peyton Schmitt (24) muscles his way between a pair or Marathon players to work inside for the bucket.

Harrisville wins class d title over Chateaugay 54-49


Harrisville’s captures the Section X class D tile for third strait time with a 54-49 win over Chateaugay.  The Pirates opened a 20-7 lead through the first quarter, but Chateaugay scratched to within a point in the second half, before Harrisville secured the win in the final minute.  Leading the way for Harrisville was Jadon Sullivan with 18 points and Peyton Schmitt with 17 points.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Chateaugay’s Jonah McDonald (5) hit the 10-foot jumper for two points give the Bulldogs a 6-4 lead in the first half.  McDonald led Chateaugay with 26 points, while Chris Cook hit for eight points.

CHATEAUGAY'S QUICK START SINKS EDWARDS-KNOX 48-39


Chateaugay’s Jed McDonald (10) hits the leaning jumper for two points to expand the Bulldogs' lead in the first half.  Chateaugay moved past Edwards-Knox with the 48-39 win in the Section X Class D semifinals.  Leading Chateaugay was Nathan Roach with 18 points and Jonah McDonald with 13 points.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Edwards-Knox’s Parker Harper (20) hits the short jumper for two points to chip away at the Bulldogs' lead.  Chateaugay opened up a 9-0 lead and punched ahead 17-3 in the first quarter, then staved off a late run by the Cougars to claim the 48-39 win. E-K got as close as eight points with less than a minute in regulation.  The Cougars (14-6 overall) were led by Justin Scott with 16 points and Parker Harper with seven.

Hermon-DeKalb RISES IN 2ND HALF, BEATS Heuvelton 47-31


Hermon-DeKalb’s Zachary Denesha (3) sinks the shot for two points as the Green Demons open the scoring.  The #5-seeded Hermon-DeKalb boys defeated Heuvelton 47-31 in the Class D semifinals.  Leading the Green Demons were Garrett Willard with 21 points and Zach Denesha with six points. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Heuvelton’s Noah Steele (12) pulls up for the inside jumper for two points and draws the foul in the first quarter. Setting the tone for the Bulldogs, Steele scored 11 points and Keegan Kelly finished with eight points.  The Bulldogs finished at 11-10 overall.  H-D matches up with top-seed Harrisville in the semifinal round.

Chateaugay squeaks out 70-67 win over Hammond


Chateauguay’s Chris Cook (13) hits the layup for two points giving the Bulldogs a one-point lead in a seesaw lead first quarter from which Hammond emerged ahead 17-16. Chateauguay pulled out a 70-67 win over Hammond. Pacing the Bulldogs was Jonah McDonald with 32 points and Cook with 18 points.  In the second half, McDonald became Chateaugay's all-time leading scorer with 1,255 points, eclipsing former teammate Chandler LaPlante who graduated last year as leading scorer with 1,253. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Hammond’s John Boland (1) hits the long ball for three points for the Red Devils to take back the lead in the first half. Leading the way for the Devils were John Boland and Jacob Walsh both with 22 points and Nate Jewett with 18 points.

#7 HAMMOND ELIMINATES #10 MORRISTOWN IN PLAY-IN 84-59


Morristown JV callup Aaron Woodcock (5) extends his reach to lay in around Hammond's Nate Jewett (11) for two points during the first half of the Section X play-in game at Hammond.  Woodcock, a freshman, scored nine points in the game.  However, Hammond went on to defeat Morristown 84-59 to advance to face second-seeded Chateaugay in the quarterfinal round.  (Lisa Freeman photo)

Hammond's Jacob Walsh (12) reaches high above two Rocket defenders, including Cael Woodcock (21) to drop in two points on finger roll.  Walsh poured in a game-best 28 points, while John Boland and Nate Jewett drilled 20 points each to propel the Red Devils to the next round.  Kade Marshall also tossed in 20 points for the Rockets who finished 0-18.

 

Section X Overall Championship Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Basketball Scoreboard

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019

Section X Overall Championship – SUNY Potsdam
(B) Ogdensburg 79, (A) Malone 55

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Section X Overall Semifinals – at SUNY Potsdam
(B) Ogdensburg 76, (D) Harrisville 60
(A) Malone 73, (C) Madrid-Waddington 72 (OT)

o.f.a. returns to overall final, beating harrisville


OFA’s Tristan Lovely (5) pushes up between Harrisville defenders Peyton Schmitt (24) and Jaden Sullivan (10) for the hoop early in the first quarter, putting the Blue Devils in the lead 6-4.   The Blue Devils pulled away in the second half to beat the Pirates 76-60 in the Section X overall semifinal.   (Josh Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Harrisville’s Peyton Schmitt (24) denies the basket for OFA’s Tristan Lovely late in the second quarter.  Harrisville kept surging back, but were unable to retake the lead after an early 9-8 advantage. The Pirates closed the gap to one point in the second quarter and kept the game close into the third period, before the Blue Devils were able to pull away. OFA’s Tristan Lovely topped all scorers with 23 points, while MeSean Johnson added 17 and Jackson Jones scored dropped in14 for the Blue Devils. Peyton Schmitt led the Pirates with 19 points.

CANTON'S DECLAN PORTER RECLAIMS JUKOSKI AWARD


Section X presented its 2019 Joe Jukoski Award for all-round player, including leadership, sportsmanship and academics. For the second straight year, the recipient was Canton's Declan Porter, who was absent due to foot surgery. Porter became the Section X boys all-time leading scorer this season, before suffering a season-ending foot injury. The award was accepted by his father Bill and Coach Troy Lassail. Runners up included (L-R) Tyler Bacon of Massena, Peyton Schmitt of Harrisville and St. Lawrence Central's Matt Berg.  (Josh Wangerin photo)  Award Gallery 

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o.f.a. captures Section X Championship over Malone


Ogdensburg boys reclaimed the Section X overall title with the 78-55 win over Malone.  With a 20-0 run, the Blue Devils flew out to a 29-8 lead in the first quarter, the withstood a strong Huskes' second half.  Setting the tone for OFA were Jackson Jones with 28 points and MeSean Johnson with 16. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Malone’s Brendon Soulia (21) skies over the O.F.A. defense and hits the jumper leading a strong second-half effort by the Huskies.  Leading Malone were Cole Fountain with 16 points and Payton Poirier with eight points.  O.F.A. won its first title in three years, ending Canton's two-year reign.

OVERTIME SEMIFINAL: MALONE NIPS MADRID-WADDINGTON

Madrid-Waddington’s Trent Lashua (24) skies for the backdoor layup against the Malone defense to give the Jackets a two-point lead in the first quarter.  In a thrilling game into overtime, Malone held off the Jackets in a 73-72 victory in the Section X overall semifinals.  (Josh Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Brennan Harmer fires off a two-pointer.  The seesaw battle began from the opening tip with neither team gaining more than a seven-point advantage. The Yellow Jackets enjoyed a 33-32 advantage at the half. However, the Huskies opened the second half with a 4-0 run to take the lead. Malone appeared to be poised to win the contest in the final minute of regulation when the Huskies opened a 66-62 lead, only to have the Jackets claw back for a 66-66 tie. Madrid-Waddington gained a one-point lead in the final 30 seconds, after baskets by Braydon Bush and Jesse Lamere. Madrid-Waddington had the ball with 2.6 seconds remaining after a stop, but nearly gave the game away at the end of regulation when the ball was stolen on an inbound play with 2.6 seconds left, but Evan Ruddy blocked an attempted game-winning shot at the buzzer to force overtime. Neither team scored during the first two minutes of the 4:00 extended time. Brennan Harmer splashed back-to-back three pointers to jump the Jackets into the lead 72-71 with 30 seconds left. However, Jake VanSteinburg scored all seven points for Malone in overtime, including five free throws and hit a floater in the paint with 19.5 seconds remaining to seal the win for the Huskies. Malone’s Cole Fountain posted a team-best 21 points, including 15 points in the third quarter alone. Hunter Swan connected on four 3-pointers for 12 points and VanSteinburg finished with 11 points. Malone faces Ogdensburg for a rematch of two razor close games this season, with OFA winning both. Harmer netted a game-high 23 points, including five trifectas, while Bush finished with 13 and Trent Lashua with 11.

 

Section X & New York State Class A Playoffs

 NCSN Boys Basketball Scoreboard

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019

NYS Class A Opening Round - at Saratoga HS
Troy (II) 94, Malone (X) 52

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Section X Class A Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Malone 51, (#2) Massena 49

Malone's AIden Decillis (4) dives on the floor in a scramble for the ball with Massena's Tyler McDonald (3).  The win advanced the Huskies to both the Section X overall semifinals and the New York State Class A opening round game on March 6th at Saratoga High School, against an as-yet to-be-determined Section II champion. Cole Fountain led the Huskies with 17 points, including 11 points from the free-throw line. The green-and-white struck for a combined 17-for-30 from the charity stripe. Payton Poirier chipped in with 13 and Hunter Swan added nine points. Massena’s Tyler Bacon and Ryan Herrick nailed 15 points each, which Zach LaBarge posted nine points for the Raiders who finished at 10-11.

MALONE SCRATCHES BACK FOR 51-49 WIN IN CLASS A FINAL


Malone's Cole Fountain (11) skies over two Massena defenders to haul in the long rebound.  Massena gained the early lead, but Malone relentlessly chipped away to squeeze out a 51-49 victory in the Section X Class A Championship at SUNY Potsdam.  Fountain scored 17 points to pace the Huskies.  Massena gained the early lead, but Malone relentlessly chipped away to squeeze out a 51-49 victory in the Section X Class A Championship at SUNY Potsdam. The Raiders enjoyed an early 18-4 opening, launched by Josh Sheets with five points, then Ryan Herrick with the next six points, all in the first seven minutes. But the Huskies muscled their way back from a sputtering 18-7 first-quarter hole, outscoring the Red Raiders 19-10 in the second frame and cutting the deficit to 28-26 at the break. Malone squeezed ahead in the third quarter which ended 41-40, before a 10-9 advantage in the fourth. Massena had a potential game-winning three-point attempt just before the final buzzer, but missed and Malone secured the rebound.  (Howard King photo)  Game Gallery

 

Section X & New York State Class B Playoffs 

 NCSN Boys Basketball Scoreboard

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019

NYS Class B Quarterfinal - SUNY Potsdam
Glens Falls (II) 84, Ogdensburg (X) 76

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Section X Class B Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Ogdensburg 65, (#2) Canton 46

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Section X Class B Semifinals – at Higher Seed
(#1) Ogdensburg 83, (#4) Salmon River 41

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Section X Class B Semifinals – at Higher Seed
(#2) Canton 71, (#3) Potsdam 53

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Section X Class B Play In – at Higher Seed
(#4) Salmon River 47, (#5) Gouverneur 39

canton ROLLS PAST potsdam 71-53 to advance TO "B" FINAL


Canton’s Ashton Cloce (2) breaks past Potsdam defender Noah Dominy (33) to score the layup and extend the Golden Bears' lead late in the second quarter.  Canton captured a 71-53 win over Potsdam to advance to the Section X Class B title game to take on the winner of the Ogdensburg-Salmon River semifinal. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam’s Jared Holder (20) rises above Canton defender Andy Downs (11) to score ton the layup and chip away at the Bears' lead midway through the second quarter.  Noah Longshore led Canton with 17 points, while Andy Downs contributed 16 and Ashton Cloce dropped in 15 points. Noah Dominy led Potsdam with 19 points, as the Sandstoners (3-18 overall).

ogdensburg advances past salmon river in 83-41 win


Ogdensburg’s Jackson Jones (34) breaks past Salmon River defender Logan Lebehm to extend the Blue Devils' lead to 9-0 early in the first quarter. The Blue Devils jumped to as 25-7 start at the end of the first quarter and captured the 83-41 victory over Salmon River to advance to the Section X Class B Championship where they will face the Canton Golden Bears. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Bronson Sunday (23) breaks around Ogdensburg defender Jackson Jones (34) to score off a layup chipping into the Blue Devils lead midway through the first quarter. Leading the way for the Shamrocks was Rarennenha:wi Cook-Francis who scored 13 points, Logan Lebhen with 10 points and Dylan Beam with six.  Salmon River finished the season at 7-15.

Ogdensburg’s Tristan Lovely (5) steals the ball from Salmon River’s Carson Sunday (22) and resets the half-court offense. Leading the charge for the Blue Devils was Jackson Jones who downed 19 points, followed by John Powers who scored 15 points off five three-pointers. MeSean Johnson scored 12 points and Mecci Johnson added 11 points. 

GLENS FALLS HOLDS OFF O.F.A. IN 4TH FOR STATE Q-FINAL WIN


Glens Falls' Joseph Girard III (11) hits the layup for two points amidst a tough barrage of Blue Devil defenders to extend the Indians lead to 13 points in the second half of the New York State Class B Regional Final (state quarterfinal).  Glens Falls held off a second-half O.F.A. surge to beat Blue Devils 84-76.  (Josh Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery     

Ogdensburg's MeSean Johnson (15) sinks the jumper, but draws the offensive foul.  The Blue Devils edged out to a 15-14 lead at the end of the first quarter and stretched the lead to 20-14 to open the second frame, before the Indians found their shooting touch.  Glens Falls led 34-23 at the half and opened a 16 point margin, before a fourth-quarter surge brought O.F.A. back within six.  Joe Girard III led Glens Falls with 46 points, while the Indians shot 26-for-37 from the free throw line.  For O.F.A., Jackson Jones also fired in a scorching 35 points, including 22 in the second-half rally.  Trent Sargent added 12, while MeSean Johnson fired in 10.  O.F.A. finished 23-2.

Ogdensburg ends canton's rein in class B final 65-46


The top-seeded Ogdensburg Blue Devils ended Canton's two-year reign with a 65-46 victory in the Section X Class B championship.  Despite a slow 10-4 first quarter, OFA rang up 22 points in the second frame to open a 32-21 lead at the half.  Jackson Jones finished with 22 points to lead OFA.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Canton’s Andy Downs (11) hit the three-pointer as the Bears try to chip away at the Blue Devils' lead in the second half.  Jackson Jones posted 11 points of his 22 points in the Devils' second-quarter surge.  Also scoring in double figures for OFA were MeSean Johnson with 14 points and Hayden Ives with 11.  Canton was led by Andy Downs with 19 points, while Noah Longshore posted 13 points for the Bears who finished the 2018-19 campaign at 16-6.

SALMON RIVER ADVANCES IN PLAY-IN WIN VS. GOUVERNEUR

SALMON RIVER 47, GOUVERNEUR 39
Salmon River used home-court advantage to stake out a 47-39 win over Gouverneur in the opening round of the Section X Class B playoffs. Clayton Jones led the Shamrocks with 15 points, while Dylan Beam chipped in 12. Garrison Gonyeau led all scorers with 19 points for the Wildcats who closed out the season 3-18 overall.

 

Section X & New York State Class C Playoffs 

 NCSN Boys Basketball Scoreboard

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019

NYS Class C Opening Round - at Saratoga HS
Lake George (II) 68, Madrid-Waddington (X) 58

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Section X Class C Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Madrid-Waddington 40, (#3) Brushton-Moira 37

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Section X Class C Semifinals – at Higher Seed
(#1) Madrid-Wadding. 70, (#4) Norwood-Norfolk 37
(#3) Brushton-Moira 54, (#2) St. Lawrence Ctl. 49

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Section X Class C Play In – at Higher Seed
(#4) Norwood-Norfolk 54, (#5) Tupper Lake 43

M-W JACKETS ADVANCE TO CLASS C FINAL BEATING N-N 


Madrid-Waddington’s Brennan Harmer (21) hits the layup for two points to expand the Jackets' lead going into the second half.  Madrid-Waddington defeated Norwood-Norfolk 70-37 in the Section X Class C semifinals.  Harmer and Trent Lashua led the way for the Jackets with 17 points each, while Evan Ruddy put up 13. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Cole Perretta (2) controls the ball on offense.  He netted 10 points for the Flyers, while Joel Garriga downed 11 points.  Norwood-Norfolk closed out the season at 10-11 overall.

B-M PANTHERS GO ON ROAD TO BEAT LARRIES IN SEMIFINAL

BRUSHTON-MOIRA 54, ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL 49
In a tight seesaw battle, #3-seeded Brushton-Moira upended #2-seeded St. Lawrence Central 54-49. The Panthers jumped to a 20-9 lead in the first six minutes of the first quarter, before the Larries closed the gap to 29-28 at the half. The Panthers were able to expand the lead to 43-38 through three quarters, then hang on for the five-point win. Colby McCarthy led the Panthers with 18 points, while Logan Bassett chipped in 10 points. The Larries’ Matt Burg posted a game-high 22 points, followed by Cash Feeley with eight.

MADRID-WADDINGTON BOYS CLAIM 2019 CLASS C TITLE


Madrid-Waddington's Trent Lashua (24) sails up to snatch a rebound and score in the second half.  Madrid-Waddington watched a 13-point lead after three quarters nearly evaporate in holding off the upstart Brushton-Moira Panthers 40-37 in the Section X Class C championship at SUNY Potsdam.  (Howard King photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Madrid-Waddington Yellow Jackets: 2018-19 Class C champions.  The Panthers clawed their way back from a 36-23 deficit with stops and a steady fourth quarter to trail 37-36 with less than a minute remaining. Even Ruddy’s pump fake drew off two defenders as he dumped in the short jumper to give the Jackets a three-point cushion in the final seconds. In a balanced offense, Jesse LaMere and Brennan Harmer scored 10 points each, while Evan Ruddy, Trent Lashua and Braydon Bush all chipped in six points. The 19-3 Jackets advance to the Section X overall championship and will face a Section II opponent on March 5th at Saratoga High School on March 6th. The Panthers got an 11-point, game-best performance from Logan Bassett who nailed two clutch fourth-quarter three-pointers. Eli Russell and Colby McCarthy drained seven points each for the Panthers who finish up a 15-7 overall.

NORWOOD-NORFOLK STAGES COMEBACK WIN OVER TUPPER


Norwood-Norfolk’s Ryan LaShomb (14) breaks through Tupper Lake defenders Dalton LaFountain (23) and Noah Varden (13) to score off the layup to extend the Flyers' lead to nine points midway in the second quarter. Norwood-Norfolk held off the Lumberjacks to capture the 54-43 victory to advance to the Section X Class C semifinals where they will face top-seeded Madrid-Waddington.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Tupper Lake’s Noah Cordes (5) stretches around Norwood-Norfolk defender Cole Peretta (2) to score off the fade-away jumper to chip into the Flyers' lead late in the first quarter. The Flyers fell behind 35-33 after three quarters, but battled back in a 21-8 rally to capture the playoff victory.Leading the way for the Flyers was Cole Peretta who drained 20 points. He was followed by teammate Luke Allen with 17 points and Matt Frost who scored 10 points in the winning effort. For Tupper Lake, Brad McLear scored 14 points while Cordes posted 11.