On a put-back by Jon Lehning with two seconds left, the fourth-seeded Webutuck High School boys basketball team beat fifth-seeded Millbrook 54-52 in a Section 9 Class C quarterfinal on Saturday in Amenia.
Lehning finished with 11 points behind leading scorer Hunter Coulthard, who put away 15 points on five 3-pointers. Angus Edmundson had 10 points while Chris Reed scored nine.
“I’m ecstatic,” said Warriors coach Pete Iuele, whose team improved to 8-12. “I couldn’t be happier. Our hard work has paid off.”
Humberto Cabrera led Millbrook with 21 points.
Webutuck visits top-seeded S.S. Seward at 6 p.m. Monday for a semifinal contest.
Top-seeded Ossining beat visiting nine seed Our Lady of Lourdes 90-27 Saturday in a Section 1 Class AA quarterfinal game.
Maddie Siegrist led the Warriors with 14 points.
“They could score at will against us,” Lourdes coach Al Viani said of the Pride. “If anybody beats them, I’ll be shocked.”
Still, Viani praised the play of his team, which finished 15-7.
“I’m proud of what they did for the most part,” Viani added. “They’re a good group of girls. Eleven, 12 of them made the dean’s list and high honors. They’re good students, too. That’s what we’re trying to build.”
Tri-Valley 48, Webutuck 37 — Maya-K Johnson led the visiting Warriors with 15 points, but it came in a loss in a Section 9 Class D quarterfinal game.
Hannah Parks added seven points, while Taylor Edmundson scored six.
“They jumped on us early,” Webutuck coach Jon Zenz said. “We battled back but never got closer than six. We didn’t have enough to make the final push we needed.”
Webutuck went 15 for 18 from behind the foul line.
The Warriors finished the season 11-10 — a vast improvement after not winning a game in seven years.
“Overall, for a season with 11 wins, that’s a big step up for us,” Zenz added. “We can’t hang our heads about that.”
Marlboro 54, Pine Plains 49 — The Iron Dukes captured their first Mid-Hudson Athletic League title in 30 years late Friday behind Julia Rusk’s 15 points and Missy Sadler’s 14 points and 27 rebounds.
Talaya Lewis contributed 15 points while Taylor Felicello had eight points and 10 assists.
“It’s amazing,” Marlboro coach Marion Casey said. “I cannot be more proud of them, and they did it as a team.”
Pine Plains was paced by Frances Snyder, who scored 12 points. Ashley Starzyk and her sister, Bella Starzyk each scored 10 points.
“Pine Plains was a great team,” Casey added. “I knew coming in it would be a tough, competitive game. I give them a lot of credit. (The game) was very competitive, came down to the last minute.”
The Iron Dukes drew the top seed in Section 9 Class B and will host the winner of Saturday’s No. 9 Rondout Valley-No. 8 John A. Coleman Catholic game in a quarterfinal at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Pine Plains, which is the number three seed in Class C by virtue of its loss to Marlboro, will visit second-seeded Millbrook on Monday in a semifinal matchup.