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Ticonderoga, Moriah, Schroon win

Basketball teams victorious

Crown Point’s Amanda Wolf fights through the Willsboro defense for a score in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference play. Wolf led the Panthers with 11 points, bit Willsboro won, 32-28.

Crown Point’s Amanda Wolf fights through the Willsboro defense for a score in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference play. Wolf led the Panthers with 11 points, bit Willsboro won, 32-28. Photo by Nancy Frasier.

Boys basketball

Ticonderoga 31, Seton 24

Ticonderoga won a defensive struggle with Seton Catholic, posting 31-24 win in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball play Dec. 10.

Trailing 19-17, The Sentinels opened the second half with an 11-2 spurt that proved to be the difference. With a 28-21 Ticonderoga lead after three quarter, the final period was an offensive nightmare for both clubs. Each managed just three points over the final eight minutes of play.

Nate Lenhart scored 13 points and Riley Chapman 12 to account for the bulk of the Ticonderoga offense.

Moriah 52, NAC 36

Moriah shook off a sluggish first half to beat Northern Adirondack, 52-36, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball play Dec. 9.

Down by a 22-18 count, Moriah exploded in the third quarter. The Vikings used a 19-5 run to take command and secure the win.

Landon Cross netted 22 points and pulled down nine boards to pace the Viking victory. Carlo Calabrese and Derek Brassard each had nine points for the winners.

Schroon 57, Minerva-Newcomb 22

Schroon Lake crushed Minerva-Newcomb, 57-22, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Dec. 9.

Jesse Shaughnessy scored 23 points to lead the Wildcats, who raced to an 11-4 lead and held a 26-10 advantage at the intermission.

Uriah Harvey added 12 points for the victors, who also got eight points each from Matt Savarie and Noah Gath.

Willsboro 53, Crown Point 38

Things looked good for Crown Point for a half, but that was it as the Panthers lost to Willsboro 53-38, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Dec. 9.

Crown Point took a 27-18 lead into the half, but the final two quarters belonged to Willsboro. Using pressure defense, the Warriors out-scored their foes, 35-11, after the intermission.

Nathan Tabor scored 10 points for Crown Point.

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