Boys’ Frontier League Basketball Champs held at JCC

Boys’ Frontier League Basketball Champs held at JCC

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – The final two of the Boys Frontier League basketball championships were played Friday night at Jefferson Community College.

In the first game of the night, top seed Sandy Creek met South Lewis for the title.

In the first quarter, Mason Brown waits in the bucket circle: Falcons down 1.

The Comets answer as Hudson Hunt buries the 3-pointer. Comets up 14-7 after 1.

In the 2nd quarter, Anderson Stanton cuts to the hoop for the stretch: Comets by 9.

Alex Caufield connects from center to put Sandy Creek up 10 at the half.

In the 3rd quarter, Hunt drives the lane for 2 of his team-high 12.

Sandy Creek defeats South Lewis 58-35 to win the C Division tournament title

“We did a lot of what we call ‘doctoring.’ Protect, turn and run. “Team defense really won the game for us tonight,” said Sandy Creek Coach Jim Hunt.

“I think our defense was. Our press- We pressured them, we shut out 0,” Hudson Hunt said.

“Some guys stood up. I think we had some people at 50% from 3 this game. This was nice to see. Not as many layups as we usually have, but we shot it well outside tonight,” Class C MVP Mason Ennist said.

In the final match, Sackets Harbor met Copenhagen for the Division D title.

In the first quarter, Ethan Tracy completes in transition to put the Patriots on top of the 2nd.

Caden Miller answers at the other end, tying the game.

Austin Griner starts to heat up, hitting a 3 to put the Patriots up 13-11 after the first quarter. He scored 27 points on the night.

In the 2nd quarter, Marcus Castine hits a long-range bomb to put the Patriots up by 5.

After the steal, Aydan Sheitz lays in 2 to put Sackets Harbor up 14 at the half.

In the 3rd quarter, Ethan Shi hits a long shot as the Patriots pull away.

The Patriots beat Copenhagen 53-24 to win the Division D tournament title.

“We knew we had to come out and play hard. They played us very hard in the first half, and then our defense was very strong tonight. That’s really been our focus this year. Our defense has improved tremendously,” Sackets Harbor coach Jeff Robbins said.

“We played a little sloppy early in the game, but we picked it up and played good defense at the end,” Griner said.

“Some shots that we normally hit, they didn’t go in. We looked at it and decided to lock down on defense and not let them score,” Marcus Castine said.

At the Section 10 girls track championships at St. John’s University. Lawrence, Salmon River’s Makenna Manson broke her Section record in the 60-meter dash. She also won the 300 meters.

Indian River’s Mackenzie Adams set a new section record at 10.14 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles.

Gouverneur’s Audrey Gaines won gold in the high jump.

Potsdam’s Lola Buckley is the shot put champion, while teammate Lindy Betrus won the title in the long jump and triple jump.

Malone’s Addison King captured the 600-meter and 1,000-meter runs.

Norwood-Norfolk’s Madison Carista topped the 1,500.

Canton’s Bennett Schmitt took gold in the 3,000.

In the relays, Potsdam won the 1,600 and 3,200, Indian River won the 800.

Potsdam repeated as Section 10 champion with Norwood-Norfolk second and Indian River third.

At the Section 10 Boys’ Track and Field Championships also held at St. Lawrence, Vincent Thomas of Gouverneur won gold in the 60-meter dash and long jump. Teammate Owen Siebels won the shot put.

Norwood-Norfolk’s Dominic Fiacco captured the sectional title in the 1,600 and 3,200, while Flyers teammate Liam Miller-Lynch topped the 300 meters.

Malone’s Dylan Keating won the 600 meters.

Canton’s Rylan Lee-Powell won the 1,000m title.

Massena’s Jordan Ashley topped the podium in the triple jump.

Potsdam’s Xaiden Morey won the high jump.

Ogdensburg’s Trystan Biller won the 60-meter hurdles.

In the relays, Canton won the 3200. Malone won the 800 and 1600 meters.

Canton won the Section 10 title with Massena second and Norwood-Norfolk third.

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