The Week In Sports

Boys BasketballWestport 75, Chazy 42WESTPORT - The Eagles continued their winning ways in the MVAC with a home win over Chazy Jan. 15.Nathan Gay put up 25 points and grabbed 33 rebounds to lead Westport past the visitors. Meanwhile, Bo McKinley tossed in three 3-pointers on his way to scoring 31.Their scoring unabated, Westport jumped out to a 31-18 lead and capped off the night with a 25-6 fourth quarter run.Shea Howley provided most of Chazy's scoring down low with 11 points.Crown Point 78, Elizabethtown-Lewis 55ELIZABETHTOWN - The Panthers dominated in the low post and defeated Elizabethtown-Lewis handily in MVAC boys basketball Jan. 15.Center John Budwick scored 18 first-half points for the Crown Point as the Lions fell behind 33-21 at halftime. Budwick would total 34 points for the game.Evan Drew scored 24 to lead Elizabethtown, and Hunter Mowery added 13, but turnovers plagued the Lions and set up some easy opportunities for Crown Point.Ben Goff added seven for the Lions.Westport 77, Lake Placid 42WESTPORT - The Blue Bombers had no answer for Bo McKinley and Nate Gay in MVAC boys basketball Jan. 19.Gay and McKinley each scored 28 points to lead Westport past Lake Placid. McKinley collected five 3-pointers and six steals while Gay had 23 rebounds and went 10-for-15 from the charity stripe.Kevin Russell dished six assists for the Eagles.Logan Stevenson led a balanced effort from Lake Placid with eight points.Chazy 59, Elizabethtown-Lewis 31ELIZABETHTOWN - A strong second quarter helped Chazy take down the Lions in MVAC boys basketball Jan. 19.Matt Gravelle scored 10 in the second quarter to lead a 24-4 run for the Eagles. Shea Howley then took over in the second half, scoring 14 of his 18 points.Evan Drew notched nine points for Elizabethtown.Keene 44, Johnsburg 40KEENE VALLEY - A second-half rally lifted Keene past the Jaguars in MVAC boys basketball Jan. 19.James Bell scored 10 of his 12 points in the third quarter to help cut Johnsburg's 23-8 halftime lead to just four. The Beavers then outscored them 15-7 in the fourth quarter for the win.Dylan Boyle's nine rebounds complimented seven from Bell, and Cody Whitney added nine points and six steals. Luke Andrews finished with 11 for the Beavers.Johnsburg was led by Adrian Veldman with 11 points.Girls BasketballAuSable Valley 64, Moriah 18CLINTONVILLE - The Patriots defended on their home court and cruised to victory against Moriah in CVAC girls basketball Jan. 15.Alexis Facteau's 11 points and 12 rebounds powered AuSable Valley as they jumped out to an early 15-4 lead and led 30-10 at halftime.Michelle Taylor and Alexis Coolidge each added 10 in a good team effort. Kayla Taylor added eight, and the Patriots were able to sub in during much of the fourth quarter..Hayley Waldron led Moriah with 10 points.Saranac 52, AuSable Valley 34CLINTONVILLE - The Cheif's defense locked down tight on AuSable Valley in CVAC girls basketball Jan. 19.Saranac jumped out to a 12-6 lead with good team defense and passing and outscored AuSable Valley in every quarter.Mychelle Favreau, Katie McCasland and Megan Bowman each scored 10 in a well-rounded effort. Alyssa King added 8.Michelle Taylor led the Patriots with 10 points, and Alexis Facteau recorded eight points and seven rebounds.

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