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Boys BasketballIndian/Long Lake 52, Keene 40INDIAN LAKE - The Beavers shot well, but had no answer for Kris Bain as they fell to Indian/Long Lake in a non-league contest Jan. 8.The 6-foot-2 Bain scored 27 to go with 11 rebounds as the Orange continually took advantage of their inside matchup. Zach Mitchell added 22 points and seven assists for Indian/Long Lake.Keene was led by the effort of Luke Andrews, who collected 13 of his 17 points in the second half, including two 3-pointers. Cody Whitney was the only other Beaver in double figures with 10.Peru 57, AuSable Valley 43PLATTSBURGH - A strong effort from the Indians' big men proved too much for AuSable Valley in CVAC boys basketball action Jan. 8.Robert Duquette scored 21 points for Peru and Kaleb Gohlke added 11, many of their points created in the paint. Kyle Carter also chipped in 11, including eight free throws.Three Patriots made it to double figures, led by T.J. Burl with 13. Jordan Coolidge notched 11 and Brody Douglass 10. They held a 13-9 lead after the first quarter.Foul trouble hurt AuSable Valley down the stretch, however, and they were outscored 28-18 in the second half.Willsboro 41, Tupper Lake 40TUPPER LAKE - The Warriors' depth proved to be the difference in a narrow non-league win Jan. 9.Lucas Strong hit two 3-pointers to finish with 12 to lead Willsboro, and Alex Hamel added 10 as the two teams traded leads throughout the contest.Clay Sherman came off the bench to score seven of the Warriors' nine fourth quarter points, allowing Willsboro to hold on for the win.Nick O'Niell led the Lumberjacks with 14, and Nick Klossner added 12.Elizabethtown-Lewis 63, Lake Placid 48ELIZABETHTOWN - The Lions ran their offense well againts Lake Placid and went on to victory in MVAC boys basketball Jan. 11.Ben Goff scored 10 points in the second quarter to help Elizabethtown pull ahead of the Blue Bombers. He would finish with 16 points and nine rebounds.Hunter Mowery scored 13, going 11-of-18 from the foul line. Evan Drew also notched 13 points.Brody Perkins led Lake Placid with 18 points.Plattsburgh 62, AuSable Valley 47CLINTONVILLE - Turnovers and missed free throws plagued the Patriots in their loss to Plattsburgh in CVAC boys basketball Jan. 12.The Hornets forced 23 turnovers from AuSable Valley and forced the issue in the paint. Tre Bucci amassed 17 points and Kyle LaPoint added 16 points for Plattsburgh.Jordan Coolidge led the Patriots with 22 points and Brody Douglass chipped in 10. T.J. Burl, normally the team's leading scorer, was held to just nine.Girls BasketballIndian/Long Lake 57, Keene 21INDIAN LAKE - The Orange held Emma Nye to just eight points and stifled Keene in MVAC girls basketball Jan. 8Led by Carli Reynold's 17 points, Indian/Long Lake went on a 24-0 run in the first quarter and never looked back, going into halftime ahead 34-6.Nye still notched eight points to lead Keene, a team that suffered at the free-throw line. Anna Kowanko added four points.Tupper Lake 50, Willsboro 35WILLSBORO - The Lumberjacks raced out to an early lead and held on for the win against Willsboro in a non-league game Jan. 8.Tupper Lake went on a 19-2 run in the first quarter with a combination of tight defense and quick transition passing.Led by Carley Aldridge's 14 points and Hunter Aldridge's 13 points, the Lumberjacks went into intermission ahead 27-9.Willsboro found their way on offense in the second quarter and outscored Tupper Lake 26-23. Alicia Mahoney led the Warriors with 11, including seven free throws. Serene Holland added five.Crown Point 28, Elizabethtown-Lewis 25ELIZABETHTOWN - A late rally by the Lions fell barely short in a non-league game with Crown Point Jan. 8.Elizabethtown-Lewis scored eight points in the final two minutes to close a 28-17 gap, but it was too little, too late.Cassie Jones led the Lions with six points, and Lily Whalen hit a pair of treys for six points of her own. Kylee Cassavaugh notched six steals and six assists.Marissa Titus led the Panthers with 13 points and Lindsay Brace added 10.Peru 46, AuSable Valley 34PLATTSBURGH - A stagnant first half was too much for the Patritots to recover from as they fell to Peru in CVAC girls basketball Jan. 8.Peru's defense limited AuSable Valley to just 10 first half points. Meanwhile, the Indians knocked down six 3-pointers in the first two periods and accumulated an 18-point lead by halftime.AuSable Valley executed a full-court press in the second half and outscored Peru 24-18, but could not cut far enough into Peru's lead.Alexis Coolidge had 14 points to lead AuSable Valley and Michelle Taylor added 11.Kelly Kezar had four of Peru's nine 3-pointers and finished with 12 points to lead her team. Megan Breton hit two treys and finished with nine points.Keene 31, Minerva-Newcomb 19MINERVA - The Beavers held Minerva-Newcomb to five second half points and pulled away for a win in a non-league contest Jan. 11.Emma Nye led Keene with 15 points, including the game's only 3-pointer, in a contest rife with turnovers.Renna Yandon and Hillary Bureau each scored six for Minerva-Newcomb.Westport 65, Johnsburg 10WESTPORT - The Eagles preserved their undefeated record in emphatic fashion with a win over Johnsburg in MVAC girls basketball Jan. 12.Valentina Rodriguez scored 16 and Martha McKinley added 12 points as Westport raced out to a 26-4 lead after the first quarter. Willa McKinley also contributed 12 points to go with nine steals.Aisleigh Frum recorded eight rebounds for Westport and Christina Sherman dished out eight assists.

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