Grant Eggleston scored a varsity-high 25 points, including 19 in the second half, leading host Seton Catholic Central to a 53-47 victory over Windsor on Friday night in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference boys basketball game.
Eggleston knocked down three 3-pointers as the Saints overcame a halftime deficit. Seton CC trailed 20-17 at the break, despite hitting only 4 of 26 shots.
“In the second half, we knocked down some open looks,” Seton CC coach Chris Sinicki said. “We got some steals in the open floor which led to some easy baskets.”
Nate Wrighter scored 18 points, Josh Cady had 13 and Frank Martino added 12 for Windsor.
Susquehanna Valley 56, Chenango Valley 35: At SV, David Matthews had 16 points and six assists, helping the Sabers snap a four-game losing streak.
Caleb Reynolds added seven points and 10 rebounds for SV (6-5). Three of the four Sabres losses in the streak were to state-ranked teams (Elmira Notre Dame, Norwich and Oneonta).
“We’ve had a tough stretch. We just lost 4 games in a row, so we wanted to work on our defense tonight,” SV coach Mark Ward said. “I think our defense created a lot of offense for us.”
Mark Mullins scored 11 points and Matt Personius added 10 for CV (6-5).
Owego 57, Chenango Forks 42: At Owego, Brandon Hathaway had 16 points and 15 rebounds as Owego pulled away.
Will Gladney scored a game-high 17 points and Tyler Ford added 10 for the Indians.
“It was our best defensive outing of the year,” Owego coach Bryan Hathaway said. “We put together three solid quarters tonight.”
Jake Stone led the Blue Devils with 10 points.
Union-Endicott 79, Ithaca 72: At Ithaca, CJ Krowiak led all scorers with 26 points for the Tigers. Osama Barwari scored 6 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished out 6 assists and Miles Hemphill added 16 points with 7 of them coming in the fourth quarter.
The Tigers (9-1) trailed by 10 points early in the second quarter before they rallied to make it a 1-point halftime game, then outscored the home school 47-39 in the second half.
Binghamton 72, Corning 58: At Corning, David Loewen scored 22 points, including 14 in the decisive third quarter, as the Patriots held off the Hawks.
Salen Turkovic had 16 points and Emanuel Bernard added 14 for Binghamton, which scored 29 points in the third.
Maine-Endwell 57, Horseheads 35: At Horseheads, Alec Wisniewski scored 18 points, leading the Spartans past the Blue Raiders.
Kyle Gallagher had 16 points and Jake Sinicki added 12 for M-E.
Thomas A. Edison 59, Newark Valley 55: At Elmira Heights, Chris Becker and Brandon Michaud scored 17 points apiece to lead Edison.
Trevor Martin scored 16 points and Brett Copes added 12 for the Cardinals (4-8).
Marathon 58, Union Springs 29: At Marathon, Dan Lincoln’s five steals propelled a hard-pressing Olympians squad to the IAC victory.
Zach Brandstat scored 15 points and Tyler Hoellerer added 12 to lead Marathon (7-4, 6-2), which held Union Spring to below double digits in each quarter.
Norwich 69, Johnson City 37: At Norwich, Zan Stewart scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Michael Sutton added 14 points and 10 asssists and Storm Cook had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead Norwich (10-0), which hosts Oneonta (11-1) on Tuesday night at 7:30.
Susquehanna Valley 51, Chenango Valley 43: At Chenango Valley, Erin Nolan led three Sabers in double figures with 13 points. Shayna Lee scored 11 and Morgan Finch added 10 for Sabers, who had five players score in a 14-point fourth quarter.
Hannah Elliott had nine points and 11 rebounds for Chenango Valley, which never got closer than four points in the fourth quarter.
Vestal 62, Elmira 34: At Elmira, Jen Shelp scored a game-high 18 points for Vestal.
Alex Evans and Alyssa Mullins each had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Bears.
Seton Catholic Central 64, Windsor 19: At Windsor, Ava McCann led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points as the Saints outscored the Black Knights, 23-4, in the first quarter and cruised to a STAC victory.
Liz Wickizer scored seven points for winless Windsor.
Binghamton 51, Corning 44: At Binghamton, Hannah Spencer posted a double double with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Patriots topped the Hawks in a STAC girls game. Mone Vaughn added 13 points and 5 steals for Binghamton (4-8) while Olivia LeBaron scored a game-high 17 points for Corning.
Norwich 74, Johnson City 50: At JC, Jenny Borfitz scored 16 points to lead the Purple Tornado. Two other players scored in double digits for Norwich as Breanna Cashman and Makenzie Maynard each added 12 points.
Johnson City’s Christina Carpentieri went 14-for-18 from the foul line and led all players with 26 points.
Union-Endicott 35, Ithaca 28: At U-E, Nicole Kaczmarczyk led all scorers with 13 points for the Tigers. Morgan Talley grabbed 11 rebounds and Alexis Eastman 10 for U-E (6-5).
Maine-Endwell 4, Chenango Forks 1: At SUNY Broome, Brendan Dyer and Kyle Balmer each scored twice to lead Maine-Endwell (12-2-1).