Valley sports: Keene boys overcome 21-point deficit

Boys Basketball

Keene 71, Indian Lake/Long Lake 62

After spotting Indian Lake/Long Lake a 21-point lead (25-4) through one quarter of play, the Beavers (12-3, 10-1) outscored their opponent 67-37 over the final three quarters of play for the victory Feb. 6. Austin Brown (13.1 ppg) connected four times from behind the arc in scoring 24 points on the night while Colton Venner (13.4) added 21, Gabe Warner and Brandon Dumas 12 each with Jesse Summo scoring 2.

Westport 47, Elizabethtown-Lewis 39

The Eagles jumped out to a 15-2 first quarter lead and held on to defeat the Lions Feb. 6. Anderson Gay (11.4 ppg) scored 14 points in the win for the Eagles (12-4, 9-3) as Ryan Davis (12.1) added 13, John Doyle 8, Sam Napper 7 and Thomas Mero 5.

For the Lions (4-13, 3-11), Zac Noka-Bailey (8.9 ppg) and Cortland White (6.5) each scored 11 points, while Justin LaPier scored 7, Connor Marvin 6 and Hugh Harwood 4.

Willsboro 47, Chazy 33

The Warriors used a 26-14 run over the middle two quarters of play to defeat Chazy Feb. 6. Nick Arnold (11.5 ppg) scored 27 points to pace the Warriors (6-9, 4-8) while Zach Pierson added 11, Seth Swires 5, Jake Hubbard 3 and Lucas Cross 1.

Girls Basketball

AuSable Valley 55, Northern Adirondack 51

The Lady Patriots (13-3, 10-3) held on after a 21-15 opening quarter to avenge an earlier loss to Northern Adirondack Feb. 6. Madison McCabe (8.8 ppg) led the Patriots with 16 points while Meghan Strong (13.0) and Logan Snow (9.4) each scored 9. Taylor Saltus (10.9) and Madison Rondeau each had 6 points, with Jeanna Manning scoring 3, Kourtney Keenan 2, Sydney Snow 2 and Bryce Doglass 2.

Keene 65, Schroon Lake 14

In a dominating defensive performance, the Lady Beavers (11-3, 10-0) jumped out to a 28-2 lead after one quarter in beating Schroon Lake Feb. 6. Hanna Whitney connected on four three-pointers and scored 20 points to lead the Beavers, while Naomi Peduzzi added 14, Elaina Smith 11, Taylor Geiger 9, Tucker Geiger 7, Clara Garcia 3 and Madison Gifford 1.

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