AuSABLE VALLEY - The Patriots cruised to an easy victory in the opening game of the Hoops for Hopes Tournament Dec. 8, defeating Willsboro 71-34.
Jordan Coolidge led the Patriot offense with 18 points, with teammate Brody Douglass close behind with 17 points and 8 boards.
Alex Hamel led the Warriors with a team high 12 points, followed by junior Dakota Sayward with 8.
Indian Lake/Long Lake 44
Lake Placid 34
LONG LAKE - It appeared as if Lake Placid had the game in hand Dec. 8, but let it slip away in the fourth quarter to a hot Orange team, led by senior Matt Rush who scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in a 44-34 win.
Will Gronlund paced the Blue Bombers with 12 points.
Lake Placid 55
LAKE PLACID - Will Grolund had the hot hand for the Blue Bombers Dec. 10 as he poured in 15 points to lead his team to a 55-47 win over Wells.
Daryl Brier added 12 points off the bench for Lake Placid and Jacob Daniels also scored 12.
TICONDEROGA - Ticonderoga fell to AuSable Valley, 66-39, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball play Dec. 10.
AVCS raced to an 18-4 lead and increased its advantage to 36-12 at the intermission.
Nick Mars scored 17 points to pace Ti. Doug Wilson added 10 points for the Sentinels.
WESTPORT - It was a long night for the Westport Eagles as Willsboro jumped out to a 30-0 lead after one and never looked back Dec. 10, defeating Westport 76-11.
Alex Hammel had a game-high 23 points for Willsboro, and Clayton Cross added 10 points and eight rebounds in the win.
Chris Golemback and Gabe Schrauf had three points apiece for Westport.
ELIZABETHTOWN - Lion standout Hunter Mowery poured in 21 points Dec. 10 to lead his team to a 55-40 win over visiting Minerva\Newcomb.
Charlie Huttig chipped in 13 points for the Lions, and Andy Mitchell added six points and eight rebounds in the win. Andy Mitchell and Zach Pelletier had six points apiece for the Lions.