M-W Jackets Upset Moriah 58-42 in State Opener; Malone Bows

Moriah’s Maddox Blaise (22) leaps to the net over the defensive move by Madrid-Waddington’s Drew Harmer (0). The Yellow Jackets led from the start in what turned into an upset game, defeating number one Moriah 68-52. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

2019-2020 SECTION X BOYS BASKETBALL
Final Standings & Non League
Records

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

Section X & New York State Class C Playoffs 

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020

NYSPHSAA Class C Tournament - SUNY Potsdam
Madrid-Waddington (X) 68, Moriah (VII) 52

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2020

Section X Class C Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Madrid-Waddington 51, (#2) St. Lawrence 41

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Section X Class C Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#1) Madrid-Waddington 60, (#4) Norwood-Norf. 40
(#2) St. Lawrence Ctl. 54,(#3) Brushton-Moira 51

M-W JACKETS PULL AWAY LATE TO Beat FLYERS 60-40 IN SEMIS


Madrid-Waddington's Drew Harmer (0) takes an inside baseline shot and scores past Norwood-Norfolk's Cole Perretta (2). Madrid-Waddington defeated Norwood-Norfolk 60-40 in the Section X Class C semifinal round.  (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk's Levi Sochia (13) leaping for a layup over Madrid-Waddington's Sage Cordwell (44). Madrid-Waddington was led by Brennan Harmer with 18 points, while Jacob Morgan, Kyle Stoner and Sage Cordwell netted nine points each.  Luke Allen led the Flyers (14-8 overall) with 12 points while Nick Burke scored nine points.

st. lawrence ctl. holds off brushton-moira 54-51 in semi


St. Lawrence Central’s Caeden Taylor (10) reaches around Brushton-Moira defender Logan Bassett (21) to score on the reverse layup to extend the Larries' lead to two points late in the third quarter. The Larries battled back after being down by 11 late in the second quarter to capture the 54-51 victory over the Panthers to advance to the Section X Class C Championship. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Brushton-Moira’s Eli Russell (11) scores on a shot over St. Lawrence Central defender Caeden Taylor (10) to extend the Panthers' lead to seven points midway through the third quarter. The Larries were led by Steven Horner who drained 27 points, while Feeley (00) added eight.  Logan and Parker Bassett each scored 14 points to lead the Panthers who wrapped up their season at 13-7 overall.

M-W JACKETS SHOCK MORIAH WITH 68-52 WIN IN N.Y. OPENER


Moriah’s Maddox Blaise (22) leaps to the net over the defense of Madrid-Waddington’s Drew Harmer (0).  The Yellow Jackets led from the start in what turned into an upset victory, defeating New York State's top-seeded Class C Moriah Vikings 68-52. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

Madrid-Waddington’s Trent Lashua (24) shoots over the attempted block by Moriah’s Mike Rollins (55). The Madrid-Waddington Yellow Jackets held off a late Viking rally to post a 58-42 upset win in the New York State Class C opening round. The Jackets pushed out to an early 24-11 lead in the second quarter, then built their lead to 56-36 early in the fourth quarter. But the Section VII champions staged a 14-1 run, climbing back to within seven points, 57-50 with just 2:13 remaining in the game. But the Viking machine seemed to run out of gas. The Jackets went on an 11-0 run of their own to close out the game. Kyle Stoner scored six critical points in the 11-0 run, finishing with nine points. Trent Lashua led the Jackets with 21 points, including 14 in the second half. Brennan Harmer popped in 17 points. For the Vikings, Maddox Blaze downed a game-best 26 points, while Rowan Swan posted eight.

Madrid-waddington wins  class c title vs. larries


St. Lawrence Central's Hunter Aquiett and Cash Feeley grab for the ball between Madrid-Waddington's Drew Harmer (0) and Trent Lashua (24).  In a game of multiple lead changes and ties, the Yellowjackets edged way late in the fourth quarter to emerge with a 51-41 win over the Larries in the Section X Class C final.  (McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Madrid-Waddington's Trent Lashua pops a 12-foot jumper over St. Lawrence Central's Caeden Taylor (10). The teams traded leads four times, before the Jackets prevailed late in the fourth quarter.  Top Yellowjacket scorers were Trent Lashua with 16 points and Kyle Stoner with 14 points. Leading the way for the Larries were Caeden Taylor with 19 points and Steven Horner with 14 points.

 

 

 

Section X & New York State Class A Playoffs

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020

NYSPHSAA Class A Tournament at Cicero-NSyr
Christian Brothers Academy (III) 68, Malone (X) 40

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Section X Class A Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Malone 55, (#2) Massena 48

MALONE SEASON ENDS IN STATE OPENING ROUND 68-40

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY 68, MALONE 50
The middle two periods were the difference. After trailing by a close 20-15 at the end of the first quarter, the Malone Huskies were outscored 16-7 in the second period and 21-8 in the third quarter, leading Christian Brothers Academy to a 68-40 win in the opening round of the New York State Class A boys basketball playoffs. Dan Anderson led CBA with 20 points, while Sam Hass drained 13 points. For Malone, no individual scores were immediately available.

MALONE RALLIES IN LAST 3:00 TO WIN CLASS A CROWN 55-48


Malone's Daimen Poirier (1) battles past Massena defender Chris McGrefor (12) to sink an off-balance layup.  Malone overcame deficits of eight points twice in the second half, and 10 points twice in the first half to top Massena 55-48 in the Section X Class A Championship.  Diamen Poirier poured in 17 points, while Payton Poirier added eight.  Malone advances to the Section X overall semifinals and state tournament playoffs. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Massena's Zach LaBarge (5) shoots over Malone defender Keith Schafer (5) to score and extend the Raiders' lead to eight points midway through the third quarter.  For Massena, Ethan Firnstein netted 12 points, while Ryan Herrick dropped in 10 and Chris McGregor scored nine points.

 

Section X & New York State Class B Playoffs 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020

NYSPHSAA Class B Tournament at Saratoga HS
Schalmont (II) 75, Ogdensburg (X) 63

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020

Section X Class B Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Ogdensburg 77, (#2) Canton 50

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Section X Class B Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#1) Ogdensburg 99, (#4) Salmon River 45
(#2) Canton 65, (#3) Gouverneur 30

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Section X Class B Play-In Game - at Higher Seed
(#4) Salmon River 47, (#5) Potsdam 46

Canton Eliminates Wildcats 65-30 in class b semifinals


Canton’s Zach VanBrocklin (23) hard dribbles to the outside of Gouverneur’s Connor Wood (23). Canton opened strong with 22 points in the first quarter, then opened a 41-16 lead at halftime. Canton beat Gouverneur 65-30 in the Section X Class B semifinals. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s Caden Storie (5) drives around Canton’s Ashton Cloce (2) on his way to the bucket. For the Golden Bears, Chris Downs netted 14 points, while Cloce and Andy Downs produced 11 each.  Connor Wood led the Wildcats with 11 points. 

Salmon river squeezes past potsdam 47-46 in play-in


Potsdam's Aiden Stickles (42) attempts a shot while Salmon River's Rarennenha:wi Cook-Francis (12) reaches to block. Going into the half, Potsdam tied Salmon River at 28-28.  In a tight back-and-forth contest, Salmon River squeaked out a narrow 47-46 win tin the Section X Class B opening round game. (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River's Clayton Jones (22) drops in a layup, while Potsdam's Noah Dominy (24) defends.  Potsdam led 14-12 at the quarter.  The game was deadlocked 28-28 at the half, but Potsdam gained a 39-35 margin through three quarters.  The Shamrocks were led by Logan Lebehn with 13, while Jones and Cook-Francis pitched in eight points each.  Stickles scored a game-best 21 points, while Dominy netted 11.  The Shamrocks advance to face top-seeded Ogdensburg in the Class B semifinals.  Potsdam's season ends at 1-20 overall.

OGDENSBURG STAR SEASON ENDS IN STATE OPENER 75-63

SCHALMONT 75, OGDENSBURG 63
Ogdensburg dominating season came to an end with a 75-63 loss to Section II's Schalmont Warriors in the opening round of the New York State Class B playoffs.  O.F.A. opened with an 18-14 lead early in the second quarter, but the tide changed quickly and hard against the Blue Devils.  The Warriors went on a 24-12 run to finish the second quarter, which became the turning point of the contest.  The Blue Devils cut the Warrior lead to just three points in the third quarter, but that's as close as they would come.  Shane O'Dell poured in a game-best 36 points.  For O.F.A., Jackson Jones netted 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Trent Sargent added 19.  The game was the final high school curtain call for the Devils' Jones, Sargent, Harry Powers IV, MeSean Johnson and Brogan LaRose. 

Ogdensburg's early blitz sets tone to repeat title


The Ogdensburg Blue Devils are the Section X Class B boys basketball champions. O.F.A. led the ball game from the start, procuring a 36-16 lead at the half. Canton improved in the second half, scoring 34 points. The Blue Devils went on to win their second-straight Section X Class B title 77-50. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery NCSN Broadcast

Canton’s Andy Downs (11) pushes off his defender, O.F.A.'s MeSean Johnson (15), on his way to scoring. Jackson Jones led O.F.A. with 20 points, while Johnson dropped in 17. For the Golden Bears (13-9 overall), Andy Downs closed out his season with 18 points, followed by brother Chris Downs with 17, all in the second half.

Ogdensburg breezes past salmon river 99-45 in semis


Salmon River’s Logan Lebehn (11) goes up and over to swat the ball away from Ogdensburg’s Trent Sargent (10) who attempts a layup.  Ogdensburg beat Salmon River 99-45 to advance to the Section X Class B Championship on February 27th vs. Canton. (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery  

The Blue Devils’ Brogan LaRose (31) spins past the Shamrocks’ Tyler Huto (23), then dishes the ball for a bucket early in the first quarter.  O.F.A. was led by Jackson Jones who dropped in 26 points, while Harry Powers, Brogan LaRose, and MeSean Johnson all finished with 14 points. The Shamrocks (7-15 overall) were led by Tobias Jacobs who netted 15 points and Clayton Jones with 13 points.

 

Section X Overall Championship Playoffs

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FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020

Section X Overall Semifinals - SUNY Potsdam
Ogdensburg (B) 66, Malone (A) 50

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020

Section X Overall Semifinals - SUNY Potsdam
Malone (A) 68, Chateaugay (D) 49
Ogdensburg (B) 82, Madrid-Waddington (C) 31

MALONE PULLS AWAY FROM CHATEAUGAY IN SEMIFINAL


Malone’s Alexander Preve (21) charges up the court after stealing the ball from Chateaugay’s Jed McDonald (0). A close game until the fourth quarter saw Malone lead by just two at the half.  In the second half, the Huskies extended their lead en route to a 68-49 win.  (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast 

Chateaugay’s Jonah McDonald (5) shifts direction in preparation for a drive in front of Malone’s Daimen Poirier (1). Malone reversed the Bulldogs’ 14-10 lead after the first quarter, with an 18-12 streak to take a two-point lead at intermission. A 17-13 Malone edge in the third quarter kept the close at 45-38. Malone Coach Tim Lamay told NCSN, “They played two tough games [in the Class D semifinal and championship] this past week. Our plan was to work hard and wear them down in the end.” And they did. The Huskies outscored Chateaugay 23-11 in the final frame to punch their ticket to the Section X overall championship against O.F.A. The Huskies were led by Keegan Monette with 17 points, while Payton Poirier dropped in 11 points. Despite persistent defensive pressure, Section X’s all-time leading scorer, Chateaugay’s Jonah McDonald still scored a game-best 26 points. Jed McDonald chipped in 11 points. Chateaugay will now move on to New York State Class D playoffs.

O.F.A.'s mesean Johnson
named jukoski recipient


Ogdensburg’s MeSean Johnson (right) was honored with the 2020 Joe Jukoski Award, presented to the exceptional boys basketball player who also exemplifies teamwork, good sportsmanship, dedication, academic achievement and community service. Also nominated for the award were (l-r) Harrisville’s Jadon Sullivan, Chateaugay’s Jonah McDonald and Madrid-Waddington’s Brennan Harmer. (Andrew Baker photo). Awards Gallery

O.F.A. REPEATS AS SECTION X OVERALL CHAMPS VS. MALONE


Ogdensburg boys repeated the Section X Boys Overall Championship, defeating Malone 66-50.  The Devils ran out to a 12-0 lead, but the Huskies shaved the margin to 14-10 late in the first quarter.  A 20-10 run in the second quarter pushed O.F.A.'s lead to 36-21 at the half.  .(Alex Fisher photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

Ogdensburg’s Connor Griffith (2) nails a three-point shot while being tightly contested by Malone’s Jake Van Steenburg (1). The Blue Devils’ Jackson Jones led the game with 25 points, while Connor Griffith and MeSean Johnson both finished with 12 and 10 points respectively. Huskies’ Aiden Decillis finished with a team-high 13 and Payton Poirier dropped in 10.

O.F.A. RACKS UP BIG WIN VS.
M-W JACKETS IN OVERALL SEMI


Ogdensburg’s Jackson Jones (34) slings a skip pass away from Madrid-Waddington’s Trent Lashua (24). After a brief lead at the start of the game for Madrid-Waddington, Ogdensburg’s offense came alive to outscore the Jackets 47-9 at halftime. At the end of the game, the Blue Devils had powered to an 82-31 commanding victory. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery NCSN Broadcast 

Madrid-Waddington’s Brennan Harmer (21) protects the ball from the defensive moves made by Ogdensburg’s Eli Bullock (3). After Madrid-Waddington sprinted out to a 5-2 lead, Ogdensburg scored the next 20 points, then followed with a 22-point run, en route to an 82-31 win in the Section X overall semifinals. O.F.A. will advance to face Malone for the Section’s overall championship. MeSean Johnson and Trent Sargent led the way with 19 points each, while Jackson Jones tossed down 13, including his 1,000th varsity career point. John Powers IV splashed 12 points, all from beyond the three-point arc. For Madrid-Waddington, Brennan Harmer netted nine points and Trent Lashua collected eight points. The Yellow Jackets will move on to the New York State Class C playoffs.

 

Section X Class D Playoffs 

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020

Section X Class D Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Chateaugay 63, (#2) Harrisville 58

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020

Section X Class D Semifinals - at SUNY Potsdam
(#2) Harrisville 58, (#3) Hermon-DeKalb 41
(#1) Chateaugay 66, (#5) Heuvelton 43

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2020

Section X Class D Opening Rd. - at SUNY Canton
(#3) Hermon-DeKalb 71, (#6) Edwards-Knox 28
(#2) Harrisville 81, (#10) Hammond 49
Section X Class D Opening Rd. - at SUNY Potsdam
(#5) Heuvelton 89, (#4) Lisbon 55
(#1) Chateaugay 66, (#9) Colton-Pierrepont 34

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Section X Class D Opening Round - at Higher Seed
(#5) Heuvelton 80, (#12) Morristown 46
(#6) Edwards-Knox 81, (#11) St. Regis Falls 62
(#10) Hammond 70, (#7) Parishville-Hopk. 67 (OT)
(#9) Colton-Pierrepont 49, (#8) Tupper Lake 35

CHATEAUGAY BEATS BACK HEUVELTON SURGES IN SEMIS


Chateaugay’s Jonah McDonald (5) lifts his jump shot over the head of Heuvelton’s Gavin Barney (22) to drop in two, giving his team a 19-2 lead early. Chateaugay stormed to a 24-13 lead at the end of the first period.  In the second, Heuvelton fought back to within four points of the Bulldogs -- 36-32 at halftime. Chateaugay quickly expanded the lead to 11 points to open the second half, en route to a 66-43 Class D semifinal win. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Nate Mashaw (11) prepares to shoot over the blocking attempt of Chateaugay’s Jed McDonald (0). Jonah McDonald wielded the hot hand with 34 points, while Jed McDonald scored 15.  For Heuvelton, Nate Mashaw had a solid night with 18 points. while Braedon Free posted 11.

Heuvelton advances after defeating Lisbon 89-55


Heuvelton’s Jed Crayford (13) drains his fourth trifecta frion the left corner as Lisbon’s Ethan Martin (24) tries to contest the shot.  The Bulldogs hit baskets from everywhere as they nailed 13 three-pointers en route to a 89-55 victory over Lisbon in the Section X Class D quarterfinal.  (Kevin Fisher photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

The Golden Knights’ Kaiden Mussen (10) pulls up under the basket, while Bulldogs’ Bryce Lake (33) bodies him in the paint, but Mussen is able to muscle through and sink the shot.  Braedan Free splashed 23 points,while Crayford ended up with 16 points to help the Bulldogs come out on top. The Golden Knights’ Jackson LaRock led his team by dropping in 14 points, while Alex Martin netted 10 points. 

PIRATES BEGIN STATE TITLE DEFENSE BEATING HAMMOND


Hammond's Lukas McQueer (13) tries to block over a short jumper from Harrisville's Nolan Parow (4).  Harrisville began defense of their New York State title with a 81-49 win vs. Hammond. (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Harrisville's Randy Durham (23) and Luke Lundy (34) double-team and attempt to block Hammond's Logan Tate (15).  In the second quarter, the Pirates outscored Hammond 28-9 to blow the game open.  Harrisville made 12-of-20 free throws, while Hammond made 5-of13.  The Pirates' top scorers were Jadon Sullivan with 23 points and Nathan Schmitt with 20 points. Hammond (4-16 overall) was led by Nate Jewett with 20 points and Randy Durham with 10.

COLTON-PIERREPONT TRIPS TUPPER LAKE IN OPENER 49-35

 
Tupper Lake's Eli Kulzer (white) tries to find an opening against three Colton-Pierrepont defenders, including a block attempt from Aiden Knight (30).  The Colts jumped out to an 18-7 lead in the first quarter, then held off the Lumberjacks the rest of the way in a 49-35 win in the Section X Class D opening round. (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

Knight gets plenty of lift in his jumper over Tupper Lake's Grant Godin (31).  Knight scored a game-best 16 points in leading the Colts to their first post-season win in over nine years.  Timmy Farns and Harlee Besio contributed 12 points apiece.  The #8-seeded Colts advance to face top-seeded Chateaugay in the quarterfinal round.  For the Jacks, Kulzer registered 12 points, while Noah Varden netted 10.  Tupper Lake closed out its season at 6-15 overall.

edwards-Knox advances past St. Regis Falls 81-62


Edwards-Knox’s Joseph Hart (14) leaps over St. Regis Falls defender Coalby Cox (15) to score the jump shot from the free-throw line giving the Cougars to a six-point lead just before halftime. Edwards-Knox led St. Regis Falls 35-29 at the half. The Cougars pulled away from the Saints in the second half to  beat St. Regis Falls 81-62 and advance to the Section X Class D Quarterfinals .  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

St. Regis Falls’ Derek Prevost (24) fires a shot over Edwards-Knox defender Avery Whitford (1) to score the three-pointer to cut the Cougars' lead to three midway through the second half.  Leading the way for the Cougars was Avery Whitford with 23 points, followed by Joseph Hart who drained 20 points.  Prevost led St. Regis Falls with 20 points.

HEUVELTON ENDS ROCKETS' SEASON WITH 80-46 VICTORY

HEUVELTON 80, MORRISTOWN 46
A slow start doomed the 12th-seeded Morristown Green Rockets in their opening-round playoff game against #5-seeded Heuvelton in the Section X Class D playoffs.  The Bulldogs sped out to a 28-7 lead, before coasting to an 80-46 win.  Nate Mashaw came out firing with 14 of his game-best 16 points in the first quarter.  Braeden Free also netted 16, while Jed Crayford added 15 and Gavin Barney dumped in 10 points.  Heuvelton advances to face 4th-seeded Lisbon in the D-Arama quarterfinals.  The Rockets were led by Kade Marshall's 18 points, while Ashton Colby dropped in 12.  Morristown closed out its 2019-'20 campaign at 3-18 overall.

CHATEAUGAY WINS CLASS D TITLE, ENDING PIRATES' REIGN


Back on top: Chateaugay boys celebrate the Section X Class D Championship after defeating Harrisville 63-58. The title is the first for Chateaugay in four year. Jonah McDonald led all scorers with 33 points, and passed the 2,000 point plateau. (Alex Fisher photo)  Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast 

Harrisville’s Adam Szlamczyski (12) pulls up in the paint and buries the two-pointer as Chateaugay’s Chase Thomas (10)  contests the shot.

Subplot: In the game, Jonah McDonald becomes the first boy in Section X history to score 2,000 points in his career.

CHATEAUGAY 63, HARRISVILLE 58
The Chateaugay boys pushed back from an early 18-10 first-quarter hole and rallied from a 12-point deficit, finally tying the game 58-58 with 1:29 remaining on freshman Walker Martin’s steal and transition power lay-up. Then amidst the battle for points, came the biggest and nearly-forgotten defensive moment of the game, basketball’s version of a goal-line stand. With the clock under a minute left, Chateaugay’s unrelenting defensive gave Harrisville no easy looks at the hoop, and forced the Pirates into only shot-clock violation of the game. With 9.3 seconds left, Jonah McDonald capped an impressive comeback with a fall-away three-pointer, landing and sliding backwards on the seat of his pants, but swishing a perfectly-spotted arc that gave Chateaugay its first lead of the entire game. Two Martin free-throws later, the Bulldogs ended the reign of three-time defending Section X Class D champions and defending New York State Champion Harrisville 63-58, in a classic battle between two powerhouse teams. The subplot to the Chateaugay-Harrisville classic was McDonald’s amazing 33-point afternoon that catapulted his Section X boys’ all-time scoring mark past the 2,000-point milestone in the third quarter. On a pass from Jed McDonald, Jonah buried a three-pointer to reach 2,001. But his gutsy three-pointer with 10 seconds left, to put his team ahead for keeps, will long be remembered as the shot that will live on in Chateaugay championship lore. For Chateaugay, Martin closed out the game with 12 points, while Jed McDonald netted six. For Harrisville, (18-5 overall), Jadon Sullivan dropped in 14 points, Nolan Parrow scored 14 points, Adam Szlamcynski added 13 and Will Taylor posted 10 points.

HARRISVILLE RALLIES IN 4TH TO OVERCOME H-D DEMONS 58-41


Harrisville’s Jadon Sullivan (10) wrenches the ball away from Hermon-DeKalb’s Jake Spencer (35). A close game from the start saw Harrisville leading 14-13 at the end of the first quarter and 24-23 at the half.  H-D turned the tables in the third, this time taking the lead 38-37. The defending Class D state champions turned up the defensive heat and transition in the fourth, outscoring the Green Demons 21-3 for the 58-41 victory. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

Hermon-DeKalb’s Jaydion Carrow (12) jumps for a shot over Harrisville’s Nathan Schmitt (1). For the Pirates, Nathan Schmitt and Will Taylor had 15 points apiece while Jadon Sullivan had 14.  Carrow led H-D with 20 points.

TOP-SEED Chateaugay winS quarterfinal VS. COLTS


Chateaugay’s Walker Martin (12) drops the layup on a fast break against Colton-Pierrepont’s Harlee Besio (32).  The Bulldogs beat the Colts 66-34 to win the Section X Class D quarterfinal and advance to face Heuvelton in the semifinal round.  (Alex Fisher photo) Game Gallery  NCSN Broadcast

The Colts’ Billy Lapierre (10) pulls up at the free-throw line as the Bulldogs’ Silas Lewis (3) approaches fast to block the shot.  The Bulldogs were led by Walker Martin with 22 points, while Jonah McDonald dropped in 20 points. Aiden Knight for led the charge for the Colts (4-18) with 10 points, while Noah Rousell and Billy Lapierre followed by hitting six points each.

Hermon-DeKalb ELIMINATES Edwards-Knox 71-28


Edwards-Knox's Kale Harper (10) tries to disrupt, while Hermon-DeKalb's Jacob Spencer (35) leaps for a lay-in. Hermon-DeKalb defeated Edwards-Knox 71-28 in the Section X Class D quarterfinals.  The Demons advance to face Harrisville. (Jacob McNamara photo) Game Gallery

Hermon-DeKalb's Jay Carrow (12) flies up for a dunk attempt. The Green Demons were led by Jacob Spencer with 23 points and Jay Carrow with 18 points.  The Cougars (9-12) were led by Joe Hart with seven points and Mason White with six points.

hAMMOND RALLIES TO DEFEAT p-H PANTHERS 70-67 IN O.T.


Hammond’s Nate Jewett (11) skies for a shot against a block attempt from Parishville-Hopkinton’s Peyton Snell (10). The Panthers came out blazing in the opening 10 minutes of the Section X Class D playoffs, outscoring their opponents 32-11 by early in the second quarter.  After halftime, Hammond fought back with consistent scoring, rounding up 16 points in the third quarter and 17 in the fourth to take a 59-57 lead.  Snell scored on a buzzer beater to force overtime.  The Red Devils won in the extra period 70-67. Hammond will play Harrisville in the quarterfinals. (Andrew Baker photo). Game Gallery

Parishville-Hopkinton’s Burton Chevier (35) forces his way around Hammond defender Randy Durham (23) and to the net. Nate Jewett led Hammond with 22 points, while Lukas McQueer and Brandon LaRock followed with 15 each.  Peyton Snell paced the Panthers with 23 points.  Tanner Rosenbarker and Burton Chevier netted 14 points apiece.