H.S. Roundup: Late layup lifts Whitney Point

H.S. Roundup: Late layup lifts Whitney Point


H.S. Roundup: Late layup lifts Whitney Point


Brady Harrington’s layup helped visiting Whitney Point edge Chenango Forks, 55-52, on Tuesday a nonleague boys basketball game.

With the game tied at 52, Harrington hit an off-balance layup to give the visitors a two-point lead with 30 seconds remaining.

After a Forks player was unable to connect on a shot, Whitney Point’s Zach Marsh hit one of two free throws to give his team the three-point lead. The Blue Devils missed a three pointer at the buzzer.

Gabe Shrauger scored 30 points and Marsh added 17 for the Golden Eagles (11-2), who are ranked 24th in Class B according to the New York Sportswriters Association. Harrington finished with 8 points.

Andrew Ziegenfus scored 15 points to go along with 18 rebounds and Trevor Borchardt tallied 16 points for CF (3-8).

Hancock 50, Harpursville 44: At Hancock, Eli Holton scored 22 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out 5 assists as the Wildcats held off the Hornets in a Midstate Athletic Conference game.

Harpursville went up 30-28 with 6:20 left in the third, but Hancock fought back to take a 35-33 lead at the end of the quarter.

The Wildcats scored the first five points of the fourth, with Lewis Hall’s 3-pointer with six minutes left giving them a 40-33 lead. The Hornets never got closer than five the rest of the way.

Zack Worobey scored 10 points for Hancock. Jon Andrews led Harpursville with 16.

Girls basketball

Harpursville 69, Hancock 27: At Hancock, Miranda Drummond scored 28 points, leading the undefeated Hornets to a rout over the Wildcats in a MAC game.

Shelby Medovich added 12 points for Harpursville (14-0, 10-0 MAC), which is currently the top-ranked Class C team in the state.

Caitlyn Wormuth and Jessica Worzel scored five points each to lead Hancock (5-9, 3-5 MAC).

Deposit 52, Walton 25: At Deposit, Haley Linkeroum scored a season-high 22 points to lead Deposit (4-11) to a Midstate Athletic Conference Victory. Linkeroum added eight steals and three assists while Catherine Bush scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

Janine Velardi scored a team-high 10 points for Walton (0-15).


Windsor 64, Chenango Valley 20: At Windsor, Austin Orshal pinned Robert Woodward in 5 minutes, 11 seconds in the 182-pound bout for the Black Knights.

Orshal, who finished fifth in last season’s Sectionals, was up 5-0 early in the third period before scoring an escape, a takedown and then the pinfall.

At 170, CV’s Reed Grunder was up 4-2 in the third, then scored a late takedown and pin on Noah Zakrajsek.

At 145, Windsor’s Gabriel Zakrajsek was up 1-0 in the third when CV’s Steve Alyward got a two-point reverse and was able to ride out the win.

Deposit/Hancock 63, Sidney 12: At Deposit, 113-pound Stephen McKee scored his school-record 143rd victory with a pin in 1:32 over David Gannon.

In a battle of the top two heavyweights in the MAC, D/H’s Dan Babcock scored a takedown on Austin Dean in the final minute of the match to win, 8-6.


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