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Lake Placid's Hannah Potter (right) goes up to block a shot by Ausable Valley's Logan Snow during the second Northern Basketball League girls' senior game. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)
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Moriah's Sarah Slattery (right) goes up for the jump shot while Lilly Whalen of Elizabethtown-Lewis defends during the first Northern Basketball League girls' senior game Tuesday evening. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

NBL seniors take court for last time

CLINTONVILLE — Team White collected 79-49 and 61-54 wins over Team Dark in two girls’ Northern Basketball League senior games at AuSable Valley Tuesday.

After converting six triples, Lily Whalen of Elizabethtown-Lewis was crowned the winner of the 3-point contest.

In the first game, Moriah’s Sarah Slattery had a team-high 15 points for Team White.

Peru’s Maria Remillard (12), Westport’s Brendee Russell (12), Northern Adirondack’s Tylar LaFountain (10) and Westport’s Sarah Looby (10) combined for 44 of their team’s 79 points.

Whalen was the lone Team Dark player to record double-digit scoring, firing 20 points on seven field goals and two free throws. Saranac Lake’s Jenny Ward and Katie Buckley each chipped in with nine points.

In the second contest, Beekmantown’s Emily Anderson and Seton Catholic’s Paige Spittler led the charge for Team White with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Christina Paola of Northeastern Clinton added 10 points in the seven-point victory.

AuSable Valley’s Taylor Saltus and Logan Snow combined for 25 points for Team Dark, while Kaylia Carper of Plattsburgh High added 11 points.

Saranac’s Emma Newell was the runner-up in the 3-point contest with five made shots. Russell concluded the top-three finishers with four.

White 79, Dark 49

Dark (49)

Ward 3-2-9, Buckley 4-0-9, Newell 2-3-7, Fink 2-0-4, Whalen 7-2-20, Amell 0-0-0. Totals: 18-7-49.

White (79)

Slattery 7-1-15, Wolf 3-2-8, Remillard 6-0-12, Scott 2-1-5, LaFountain 5-0-10, Farrell 2-2-7, Russell 6-0-12, Looby 4-2-10. Totals: 35-8-79.

Dark 12 16 5 16 — 49

White 16 24 11 28 — 79

3-point goals: Dark (6) Whalen 4, Buckley, Ward. White (1) Farrell.

White 61, Dark 54

Dark (54)

Saltus 7-0-14, Snow 5-0-11, Geiger 2-1-5, A. Gilmore 3-3-9, C. Gilmore 2-0-4, K. Carper 4-1-11, A. Carper 0-0-0. Totals: 23-5-54.

White (61)

Anderson 5-2-13, Barcomb 3-1-8, Spittler 4-2-12, Murnane 2-0-4, Rabideau 1-0-2, Paola 4-0-10, Potter 3-0-6, Uebrick 3-0-6. Totals: 25-5-61.

Dark 11 22 12 9 — 54

White 14 11 16 20 — 61

3-point goals: White (6) Spittler 2, Paola 2, Anderson, Barcomb. Dark (3) K. Carper 2, Snow.

3-point contest: Whalen 6, Newell 5, Russell 4, C. Gilmore 3, Saltus 3, Scott 2. 

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