Oneonta girls surge past Norwich for Section 4 Class B basketball crown

Oneonta girls surge past Norwich for Section 4 Class B basketball crown

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Oneonta girls surge past Norwich for Section 4 Class B basketball crown

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Oneonta’s girls scored 22 consecutive second-half points on the way to a 51-44 win over Norwich for Section 4’s Class B girls basketball championship at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

Mariah Ruff scored 17 points, Brittney Herrick 16 and Maria DiMartin 14 for the Yellowjackets, who advanced to a state quarterfinal March 8 at Binghamton University’s Events Center against Utica Notre Dame.

The Yellowjackets trailed by 33-23 after surrendering the first eight points of the third quarter, but flipped that deficit to a 45-33 lead midway through the final quarter.

Carin Kuhn scored 12 points on four 3-point goals for Norwich.

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