Ticonderoga routed Seton Catholic, 56-34, to win the Section VII Class C girls basketball tournament championship March 6 at SUNY-Plattsburgh.
The Sentinels raced to a big lead and coasted to the title and a berth in the state tournament.
Ti led 9-2 after a few minutes and stretched its advantage to 29-13 by halftime. It then opened the second half with a 12-2 run to take a commanding 41-15 lead.
Sam Diehl scored 26 points, hitting five three-pointers, to pace the locals.
Julie Thompson scored 10 points for the Sentinels.
Jamie Patchett added eight points, all in the first half as Ti built its lead, and Carly Tubbs tallied six for Ticonderoga.
Ti and Seton had split a pair f close games during the regular season.
Westport wins title
Westport claimed the Section VII Class D girls basketball tournament title with a 39-30 win against Willsboro March 6 at SUNY-Plattsburgh.
The game was close most of the way. A 16-10 run by Westport in the final minutes secured the win.
The championship win was a family affair for Westport Coach Hokey McKinley.
Willa McKinley scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds while Martha McKinley added nine points and nine boards for the winners.
Indian/Long Lake ousted
Indian Lake/Long Lake was eliminated from the Section VII Class D girls basketball tournament, losing to Willsboro, 44-39, in the semifinals March 3.
The Orange led early, fell behind and rallied late - to no avail.
Indian Lake/Long Lake, the No. 5 seed, scored the first three points and led 7-4 after one period.
Willsboro answered with a 19-6 run to close the half and take the lead.
Trailing by eight points in the final period, the Orange ended the game with a furious rally but ran out of time.
Allison Pine scored a game-high 16 points and Carli Reynolds 11 points for Indian Lake/Long Lake.
Codia Holland had 11 points, Jennifer Murphy 10 and Alicia Mahoney 10 for Willsboro.
Schroon Lake eliminated
Schroon Lake's reign is over.
The two-time defending Section VII Class D girls basketball tournament champions were eliminated by Westport, 35-29, in the semifinal round March 3.
Westport led from the start, although Schroon Lake's Ashley Whitty did her best to keep the Wildcats in the game.
Whitty scored 22 of Schroon's 29 points.
Trailing, 13-8, Schroon scored five quick points to knot the contest, 13-13, in the second period. Westport responded by scoring the final six points of the half and held on from there.
Westport led by as many as 11 points in the second half before Schroon rallied within six - then the teams traded hoops.
Sarah Gibbs led the way for Westport with 10 points.