Ticonderoga defends section championship

Ticonderoga won the Section VII Class C girls basketball championship March 5, beating Seton Catholic, 24-18, in the title game. It's Ti's second staright section title.

The Sentinels moved on the state tournament, plating Section X champion Brushton-Moira Wednesday.

Taylor Denno and Sam Diehl each scored seven points for Ti in the title game as both teams struggled on offense. Seton's Kate Murnane hit a trio of three-pointers, but her teammates combined to shot 3-for-40 from the floor.

Trailing 14-11 in the third period, Ticonderoga went on a decisive 7-0 run to take command.

The locals are 9-11 on the season.

Westport 37, Moriah 20

Moriah's season ended with a 37-20 loss to Westport in the semifinals of the Section VII Class D girls basketball tournament March 2.

Moriah trailed 12-10 before Westport closed the first half on an 11-4 run.

The Vikings managed just six points in the second half.

Sam Slattery had eight points for Moriah, which ended its season with a 7-12 record.

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