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Warriors score overtime win in comeback battle

Jones declined to speculate about his team's rematch Wednesday Feb. 10 against Corinth. Last meetup, the Warriors lost in double-overtime.

"We're not going to jump ahead," he said, noting his team was slated to play North Warren Wednesday, and will be taking on Luzerne Friday. "We're concerned about this week."

If Warriors win the Corinth matchup, it would force a Western Division playoff game.

Jones said his team is gaining experience on how to pull a win out of grueling, difficult games like Friday's against the Forts.

"We are moving forward, learning to perform better in tough situations," he said. "All this experience is valuable."

Whitehall 49,

North Warren 37

WHITEHALL - Winding down their basketball season, Whitehall hotshots Chris Theirren and Richard Tisi combined for 34 points and a slew of rebounds, leading their team in a 49-37 Adirondack League win Jan. 29 over North Warren. Tisi's baskets included four three-pointers.

Joe Aiken led the Cougars with 15 points, Jeff Bennett scored 11, Benn Frasier added six, Travis Monroe contributed four, Bryan Beckler added three, and Kristian Seeley chipped in two. Aiken hit a three-pointer in the effort.

With the loss, North Warren drops to 4-10 overall.

Fort Ann 62,

Warrensburg 45

FORT ANN - The Fort Ann Boys Basketball team utilized a balanced offense and a stonewall defense Jan. 29 to defeat Warrensburg 62-45 on the Cardinals home court.

Sharp shooting Fort Ann teammates Joe Foran scored 12 points and Jim Shevy scored 11 points.

The Cardinal's defense was able to contain Burgher high-scorer Brendan Frye, who has scored as many as 33 points in a single game this year, to a mere 9 points.

Mike Curtis led Warrensburg with 11 points, followed by Bryan Belden and Frye with nine each, John Joseph with eight, Mike Perrone with four, followed by Ben Nicols and Hunter Werner with two each. Curtis hit one three-pointer in the effort.

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