Ti, Schroon Lake top seeds for tournament

Ticonderoga and Schroon Lake have earned top seeds in the Section VII boys basketball tournament.

Ti is the top team in the Class C tourney and will play Lake Placid in the semifinals at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the SUNY-Plattsburgh fieldhouse.

The other semifinal will pit Northern Adirondack and Seton Catholic at noon that day at the fieldhouse.

The Class C championship game will be played Saturday, March 5, at 1:45 p.m. at the SUNY-Plattsburgh fieldhouse.

Schroon Lake is the top seed in the Class D tournament and will host the winner of the Wells-Westport play-in game on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.

Moriah is the second seed in Class D and will host Elizabethtown-Lewis at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in quarterfinal action.

The other quarterfinal games pit Chazy at Johnsburg and Indian/Long Lake at Willsboro Feb. 26.

The semifinal round will be played Tuesday, March 1, at 6 and 7 p.m. at the SUNY-Plattsburgh fieldhouse.

The Class D championship game will be at noon Saturday, March 5, at the SUNY-Plattsburgh fieldhouse.

Crown Point 65,

Minerva-Newcomb 43

Crown Point traced to a big lead and beat Minerva-Newcomb, 65-43, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Feb. 14.

Mike Gould scored 17 points for the Panthers, who streaked to a 21-6 lead and extended their advantage to 43-13 at the intermission.

Nathan Tabor added 15 points for Crown Point.

AVCS 63, Moriah 48

AuSable Valley pulled away late to beat Moriah, 63-48, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball play Feb. 15.

Moriah led most of the first half and trailed by just four points in the final period before AVCS closed the game with a 19-8 run.

Isaac Aponte had 12 points for Moriah. Tim Breeyear and Zack DeSimone each had 10 points for the Vikings.

Ticonderoga 71, Seton 46

Ticonderoga routed Seton Catholic, 71-46, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball play Feb. 15.

The Sentinels raced to a 19-7 lead and dashed any Seton comeback hopes with a 22-6 spurt to close the game.

Nick Mars had 27 points and Matt Nolan 17 to pace the Sentinels.

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