Boys' Basketball

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Ticonderoga's Mike Graney (right) takes a shot from outside the arc while Crown Point's Jaice Spring defends during the first NBL boys' senior game Wednesday. Graney won the 3-point shooting contest. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

NBL season closes with boys' senior games

CLINTONVILLE — Mike Graney of Ticonderoga won the 3-point contest, and Northern Adirondack's Brady Smart claimed the dunk contest.

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Moriah's Taylor Slattery attempts a layup against New York Mills during Friday's NYSPHSAA Class D boys' semifinal basketball game at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The Vikings fell to the Marauders 57-24. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Young Vikings fall to New York Mills


GLENS FALLS — With a starting lineup featuring four sophomores, Moriah showed its age in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals Friday in a difficult loss to the Maruaders.

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The Moriah boys' basketball team scrimmages at its practice Tuesday. The Vikings will face top-ranked New York Mills of Section III in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals today. Ben Rowe/P-R Photo)

Moriah meets No. 1 New York Mills in final four


PORT HENRY — The Moriah boys' basketball team will face No. 1-ranked New York Mills of Section III in the final four today.

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Moriah's Adam Jaquish (24) takes the ball strong to the basket during a NYSPHSAA Class D regional semifinal contest against Section II's Argyle. Jaquish and fellow sophomore Taylor Slattery provide the Vikings with height, which will be needed against a tall New York Mills squad. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Moriah, New York Mills similar in size

Adam Jaquish, Taylor Slattery provide size for Moriah's basketball team


PORT HENRY — The Vikings will face the Marauders in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinal Friday, a team that has four players six-foot-three or taller.

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Moriah's Tyler Pratt (center) makes a pass past Madrid-Waddington's Aaron Armstrong during the boys' NYSPHSAA Class D quarterfinal at SUNY Canton. Pratt, a senior, leads the Vikings with both his experience and strong defensive play. (Courtney Lewis/Staff Photo)

Pratt leads Moriah into Class D final four

Senior Tyler Pratt leads a young Moriah team into the Class D semifinals


PORT HENRY — The Vikings' Tyler Pratt, one of the few seniors on Moriah's roster, has helped lead a group of young, talented players to the state final four.