Section VII/Class B
Top seed NCCS received a bye
(4) Beekmantown 52,
(5) Peru 44
The fourth-seeded Eagles used a 30-13 first half to hold off the fifth seed Indians Feb. 22.
Tom Ryan led the Eagles with 24 points in the game, while Keegan Ryan scored eight points, Devon Anderson and Tyler Frennier scored seven points and Foster Ebersole scored six points.
Kyle Carter paced the Indians with 18 points, while Joe Mazzella added 13 points. The Indians finished the season at 8-10, with Carter leading the team with 190 points (10.6 ppg).
(2) Plattsburgh 69,
(7) Saranac Lake 58
The seventh-seeded Red Storm were looking for the upset Feb. 22, outscoring the second seed Hornets 17-12 in the first and third quarters.
But it was the Hornets who advanced with a 21-7 second quarter and 24-17 fourth quarter in beating Saranac Lake.
Justin Curtis scored 22 points to lead the Hornets, including 12 in the fourth quarter, while Kyle LaPoint added 21 points and 10 rebounds, Ethan Votraw scored nine points and Tre Bucci scored six points. Jordan Knight added three points and the trio of Andrew Favro, Anthony Procelli and Rob Fout each scored two points.
Austin McDonough and Benioko Harris scored 19 points each for the Red Storm, while CJ Stewart added 12 points, Sean Lanigan and Zach Buckley scored three points with Ben Monty adding two points.
The Red Storm finished the season at 6-11, with Stewart leading the team with 231 points (13.6 ppg).
(3) AuSable Valley 62,
(6) Saranac 57
Jordan Coolidge scored 10 of his 18 points in a key stretch of the fourth quarter as the third-seeded Patriots advanced with a win over the sixth seed Chiefs.
Brody Douglass paced the Patriots with 19 points, while Connor Manning and TJ Burl each scored 10 points, Michael Hart scored three points and Nick Rhino added two points.
Dylan Everleth scored 29 points for the Chiefs, while Dylan Gallagher scored 17 points and Jeremy Bullis scored four points to go with 11 rebounds.
Saranac finished the season 8-10, with Everleth scoring 314 points on the season (17.4 ppg).
Section VII/Class B
(1) Northeastern Clinton 44,
(4) Beekmantown 33
Trailing by three after the first half of play, the top-seeded Cougars used a 31-17 second half to advance to the Section VII/Class D championship game with an 11-point win over the fourth seed Eagles Feb. 26.
Steven Carder scored 21 points in the contest, which put him over the 1,000-point plateau for his high school career. Jamie Davison added eight points, while Rob Armstrong scored seven points, Tom Bedard scored five points and Logan Miller scored three points.
Keegan Ryan and Devon Anderson each scored 12 points for the Eagles, as Tom Ryan was held to just four points in the game. Foster Ebersole added three points and Zach Towle scored two points.
The Eagles finished the season with a record of 9-11, led by Keegan Ryan, who scored 311 points (15.6 ppg) and Tom Ryan, who also reached the 1,000-point mark over the past season and scored 300 points (15.0) in 2010-11.
(2) Plattsburgh 52,
(3) AuSable Valley 42
The second-seeded Hornets used a 21-10 second quarter to pull away from the third seed Patriots in advancing to the Section VII/Class B finals Feb. 26.
Jordan Knight scored 18 points to lead the Hornets, while Tre Bucci added 10 points, Kyle LaPoint scored six points, Andrew Favro and Ethan Votraw scored five points, Anthony Porcelli scored four points and the duo of Rob Fout and Justin Curtis each scored two points.
The Patriots finished the season with a record of 15-5, with Douglass leading the team in scoring and ranking second in the CVAC with 327 points (16.4 ppg).
Section VII/Class C
(1) Ticonderoga 55,
(4) Lake Placid 30
A 23-3 opening quarter pushed the top-seeded Sentinels through to the Section VII/Class C championship game with a big win over the fourth seed Blue Bombers Feb. 26.
Will Gronlund scored nine points for the Bombers, while Logan Stephenson scored seven points, Chris Orsi scored five points, Evan Bickford and David Lawrence scored three points, Anthony Kordziel scored two points and Jacob Daniels scored one point.
The Blue Bombers ended the season with a record of 5-9.
(2) Seton Catholic 41,
(3) Northern Adirondack 38
The second-seeded Knights rallied in the second half to advance to the Section VII/Class C finals with a win against the third seed Bobcats Feb. 26.
Eddie LaRow scored 21 points to lead the Knights, while Carson Hynes scored 12 points, Jang Bin Park scored six points and Keagan Briggs scored two points.
Colby Sayah scored 21 points for the Bobcats, while Cameron Garrand scored eight points.
Section VII/Class D
(5) Chazy 54, (4) Johnsburg 41
The fifth seed Eagles used a 22-12 fourth quarter to pull off the upset against the fourth seed Jaquars Feb. 26.
Ricky Osier scored 21 points to lead the Eagles, while Cody Toohill scored 14 points, Kaleb Snide and John Tregan had six points each.