High School Roundup: Free throws lift Johnson City boys past Chenango Valley in overtime

High School Roundup: Free throws lift Johnson City boys past Chenango Valley in overtime


High School Roundup: Free throws lift Johnson City boys past Chenango Valley in overtime


Quinton Johnson hit six consecutive free throws in overtime to help push the Johnson City boys basketball team to a 65-58 victory over Chenango Valley on Thursday night in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference game.

In the extra period, Johnson went to the line to shoot two and the Warriors were assessed a technical foul. Johnson hit all four shots, and on the ensuing possession went to the stripe and again and hit both.

CV sent the game to overtime with a pair of free throws with nine seconds left.

JC’s Matt Czeitner scored a game-high 18 points. Mark Mullins scored 17 points for CV, which won a double-overtime contest, 72-67, against Windsor on Tuesday night.

Norwich 72, Susquehanna Valley 48: At Norwich, Michael Oralls scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Norwich (12-0) and Storm Cook had a season-high 16 rebounds in the victory. Zan Stewart added 13 points and shut down Jason Fiorentino, SV’s second-leading scorer, holding him to a point.

Greene 63, Unadilla Valley 50: At UV, Justin Ekstrom scored 18 points, while Brandon Davis and Zach Wentlent added 16 and 13, respectively, to lead the Trojans in a Midsate Athletic Conference game. Nick White’s 18 points paced UV (10-4, 7-2).

Waverly 68, Thomas A. Edison 34: At Edison, freshman Garrett Sutryk made three 3-pointers in the third quarter and the Wolverines (7-7) cruised to an Interscholastic Athletic Conference victory. Hunter Bodine led all scorers with 12 points while Sutryk added 11.

Ross Corners 50, Canaan Christian 44: At Binghamton, Pavel Shindyakove scored 11 points to lead host Ross Corners in the 35th Annual Central Baptist Tournament. The Rams led 39-18 entering the final period, before Blakely Hoffman scored 20 points in the quarter for Canaan. Ross Corners plays North Rome at 6:30 tonight.

Girls basketball

Harpursville 60, Seton Catholic Central 39: At Harpursville, Miranda Drummond scored a game-high 27 points and notched six assists in breaking SCC’s full-court pressure in the nonconference game. The Hornets are the number one ranked Class C team in the state according to the New York Sportswriters Association.

SCC was missing its leading scorer. Christy O’Neil, who was out with a wrist injury.

Tioga 38: Odessa-Montour 30: At O-M, Taylor Ayres scored 10 points to pace Tioga (4-9) to an Interscholastic Athletic Conference win. Gillian Clark knocked down three 3-pointers for O-M (4-10).


Vestal 9, Chenango Valley 3: At SUNY Broome, Ross Boots, Nick Barney and Troy Harding tallied two goals apiece and the Golden Bears posted a season-high in goals in a Broome County High School Hockey Association game.

Vestal freshman Andrew Wagner scored his first goal of the season and Nick Nestlerode made 30 saves. The Golden Bears led 4-0 at the end of the first period despite being outshot 14-8.


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