continued Many of the members of the basketball team were also members of the sectional champion soccer team.
"It's huge to have won both," Long said. "I am really excited and happy for the kids and they deserve this. They have all been together since fourth grade in all three sports and they all get along."
The Patriots will next play the winner of the Section X/II regional semifinal Saturday, March 9, at the Plattsburgh State Fieldhouse with a noon tip time.
"I think that we have a huge advantage because the game is going to be here," Long said. "We have played here three times already, so we have the confidence in this gym."