Section 4 Finals: Class A boys and girls basketball scouting reports

Section 4 Finals: Class A boys and girls basketball scouting reports

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Section 4 Finals: Class A boys and girls basketball scouting reports

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CLASS A BOYS

Matchup: 1-Maine-Endwell (12-4) vs. 2-Owego (11-7)

When: 7:45 p.m. Friday

Where: Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena

Admission: $7

State rankings: Maine-Endwell honorable mention

Regular season meetings: This will be the first meeting.

To get here: Both received byes in a two-team bracket.

Next up: Winner plays Section 9 champion Tuesday at Johnson City.

Etc.: Maine-Endwell has won two of the last three Class A championships. Owego’s most recent sectional title came in 2006.

CLASS A GIRLS

Matchup: 1-Maine-Endwell (15-2) vs. 2-Vestal (13-3)

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Where: Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena

Admission: $7

State rankings: Maine-Endwell 13th; Vestal 18th.

Regular season meetings: Vestal won, 55-49 on Dec. 20; Maine-Endwell won, 51-37 on Jan. 31.

To get here: Maine-Endwell received a bye; Vestal def. Owego, 53-37 in the semifinal.

Next up: Winner plays Section 9 champion Tuesday at Johnson City.

Etc.: The Spartans have collected five Section 4 titles in a seven-year stretch, and last winter was a 58-49 winner over Vestal in the championship game — after leading by 19 through three quarters. … “It’s Maine-Endwell. We couldn’t be more familiar with any team,” Vestal coach Joe Reynolds said. “We match up well with them which is why I think we’ve competitive both times. … Obviously (M-E’s Sonny Spera) is a great coach, his girls are schooled well and they’ve been in that system forever. They’re proven.”

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