Alexis Thomas connected on her second three-pointer of the quarter as the buzzer sounded to end the third, pushing the Fort Edward Lady Forts out to a 41-37 lead they would not relinquish in defeating the Section VII/Class D champions, 53-45, March 5.
Four years ago, a group of North Warren Central basketball players endured a woeful 1-17 season. Undeterred, they set their sights on lofty goals, practiced hard, and now they're one of the top Class D teams in the region -- although they are from a school with quite small enrollment. The players talked this week about their odyssey to the top — and their expectations for next year.
For AuSable Valley wrestlers Dylan Baker and Kenny Rivers, the NYSPHSAA state wrestling tournament Feb. 28 will be chalked up as a learning experience.
Jay Hebert brings home the gold
Jay Hebert didn’t run his fastest time at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association indoor track and field championship meet, but he probably ran his best race.
Seton Catholic rallied to beat Ticonderoga in the Section 7 Class C championship game Saturday at the Plattsburgh State Field House. The Sentinels got off to a great first quarter leading 11-7. Seton then rallied to within one point at the half.
Moriah Vikings beat the Westport Eagles to win the Section 7 Class D Championship in boy’s high school basketball Saturday at the Plattsburgh State Field house. After a very slow first start to the game for both teams, Moriah went on a 7-0 run forcing Westport Coach Ike Tyler to call a timeout.
Westport (15-5), trailing 31-29 entering the final eight minutes, scored the first four points of the quarter and went on a 12-3 run that spanned the first six minutes in scoring a 48-41 win Feb. 26.
The Lions used a 13-7 second quarter to extend an early lead to 27-20 at the half and held off a couple of Keene surges in the second half to keep the lead.
Briana Savage, a student at AuSable Valley High School
The North Warren boys basketball team continues their remarkable winning streak — after suffering deep early-season losses.
Cosgrove paces Pats in double OT; Westport advances
The fourth seeded Keene Beavers wanted to take advantage of their interior play against No. 5 Willsboro in the Section VII/Class D playoffs Feb. 22, and Brandon Dumas was up to the task.
ELCS, Keene advance while Westport, Willsboro out
The No. 3 AuSable Valley Lady Patriots again found themselves in another tough fight against No. 2 Saranac Feb. 21 in the Class B semifinals at Plattsburgh High School.
Jonathan Gay makes indoor states
Dylan Baker and Kenny Rivers each earned spots on the sectional wrestling team with wins in the Section VII championships Feb. 15 held on their home mats at AVCS.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis boys varsity basketball team did its part to set up a sectional matchup with neighbor and rival Westport with a 10-point win against Johnsburg Feb. 19.
A balanced attack led the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots to the Section VII/Class B girls basketball semifinals with a 70-33 victory over Saranac Lake Feb. 18.
- End of the season
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Anthony DiNardo
- Wrestling: Dylan v. Dillon
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Marcus Ramundo
- Wrestling: Dylan Baker v. Luis Weierbach
- Championship weekend
- Girls play Friday
- The best (potential) games in the Section VII playoffs
- The weekend in the Valley
- Section VII Bracketology