High school roundup: Susquehanna Valley boys basketball beats Seton Catholic Central

High school roundup: Susquehanna Valley boys basketball beats Seton Catholic Central

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High school roundup: Susquehanna Valley boys basketball beats Seton Catholic Central

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Susquehanna Valley’s Jason Fiorentino scored 22 points and Dave Matthews added 19 as the Sabers topped Seton Catholic Central 61-51 in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference for the second time this season.

Susquehanna Valley (9-6) can clinch the STAC Central with a victory at Johnson City on Friday. Cody O’Neill scored 16 points to lead SCC in defeat.

Boys basketball

Elmira 93, Union Endicott 91 (OT): At Elmira, Trevon Hamilton hit a layup just before the buzzer to give the Express a STAC Western Division win, keeping U-E from clinching the Metro Division title.

Alex Bellardini led Elmira (11-5, 11-3 STAC) with 31 points, including seven 3-pointers. Eli Thomas added 21 points and 12 rebounds, Jadakis Brooks had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Tyler Moffe scored 13 points as the Express avenged an earlier 77-57 loss at U-E.

C.J. Krowiak led the Tigers (12-3, 10-3) with 25 points. Joey Orlando added 19 points and Osama Barwari scored 17, including all eight of his team’s overtime points.

The Tigers, who now hold a one-game lead over Maine-Endwell with one game left for both teams, will try to win the Metro at home Friday against Corning. Elmira hosts a STAC tournament semifinal Wednesday, likely against Norwich.

Norwich 67, Windsor 40: At Windsor, Michael Oralls scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half as the Purple Tornado finished their regular season with a 16-0 record. Zan Stewart added 14 and Michael Sutton 12 for Norwich, which is ranked fourth in the state in Class B.

Nate Wrighter and Josh Cady scored 14 points each for Windsor, which finishes 5-11.

Binghamton 57, Horseheads 48: Mario Cherry tallied a season-high 20 points to lead Binghamton (9-7) to its second victory over Horseheads this season.

Foster Clark scored 11 points for the Blue Raiders.

Vestal 58, Corning 49: At Corning, Kevin Franz hit a 3-point field goal with a minute left to secure the STAC victory for Vestal (5-10). Franz scored 16 points while brothers Nick and T.J. Wegmann each added 11. The Golden Bears conclude their regular season when they travel to Ithaca today.

Spencer Passamore scored 14 points for Corning (1-14).

Maine-Endwell 78, Ithaca 62: At M-E, Alec Wisniewski and Jake Sinicki tallied 16 points apiece as the Spartans avenged an earlier loss to the Little Red. Maine-Endwell (11-4) sits a game behind Union-Endicott in the Metro Division standings.

Dominique Stevenson scored 16 points for Ithaca.

Ross Corners 60, Harmony Christian School 28: At Hackensack N.J., Noah Kiekel scored a season-high 23 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked nine shots as Ross Corners (15-3) won their first game at the Hackensack Tournament. It advances to play Parsippany Christian School tomorrow in the semifnals.

Girls basketball

Susquehanna Valley 46, Johnson City 34: At SV, Caitlyn Knapp scored 15 of her game-high 16 points in the first half and Maddie Blackman grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Susquehanna Valley (9-7), which used a man-to-man press and held the visitors to only 14 first half points.

Lydia Ladd tallied 10 points for JC.

Harpursville 76, Unadilla Valley 35: At Harpursville, Miranda Drummond scored 31 points to lead the Hornets into the Midstate Athletic Conference championship game.

Drummond scored 21 of the Hornets’ 25 in the third quarter. Shelby Medovich added 16 points and Tatiana Sosnowsky chipped in 15 for the Hornets.

The win was the 200th for Harpursville coach Kurt Ehrensbeck, who is now 200-77 in 13 seasons.

Corrine Izard led the Storm with 12 points.

Harpursville (17-0), which is ranked first in the state in Class C, will face Bainbridge-Guilford for the MAC title on Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. at SUNY Oneonta.

Moravia 45, Tioga 28: At Moravia, Hannah Bennink totaled eight points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals as the Blue Devils prevailed in an Interscholastic Athletic Conference game.

Maddie Genson added eight points and five steals and Moravia pulled away with 20 points in the third quarter.

Kaitlyn Stubbs and Lexi Swagler each scored eight points to lead the Tigers.

Hockey

The Broome County High School Hockey Association playoffs begin today at Chenango Ice Rink. Due to a mechanical failure, SUNY Broome is unable to host games this weekend. Playoffs begin tonight with Chenango Forks playing Johnson City, and tomorrow with Maine-Endwell playing Chenango Valley. Both games are scheduled for 8 p.m. starts at CIR.

The Broome County Arena hosts playoff games Sunday with Binghamton playing Union-Endicott at 10 a.m. and Vestal against the Forks/JC winner at 5 p.m.

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