Girls' Basketball

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Crown Point's Amanda Wolf heads to the basket in front of Westport's Kerrigan Viens during Friday's Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference girls' basketball game. The Eagles captured a 39-34 win. (P-R Photo/Alvin Reiner)

Saranac, Westport girls win in basketball

TICONDEROGA — Tori Trim led a balanced scoring attack with eight points to lead the Saranac Chiefs to a 46-25 victory over the Ticonderoga Sentinels Thursday in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls’ basketball.

Miranda Marnes scored seven points for Saranac, while Kristen Napper and Kaitlyn Bowman both had six. The Chiefs led 28-7 at halftime.

“We couldn’t keep up with their speed,” Ticonderoga coach Shelly Young said. “They played very well.”

Andrea Rich tossed in seven points for Ticonderoga, and Meg Campney added six.

Saranac 46, Ticonderoga 25

Saranac (46)

Trim 3-0-8, Ka. Napper 2-0-5, O’Connell 1-0-3, Kr. Napper 3-0-6, Gillespie 1-2-5, Newell 1-0-3, Bowman 1-4-6, Marnes 3-0-7, Bullis 1-1-3. Totals: 16-7-46.

Ticonderoga (25)

Moore 1-0-2, Palandrani 1-0-2, Rich 2-2-7, Austin 2-0-4, Kelly 1-2-4, Campney 2-2-6. Totals: 9-4-25.

Saranac 14 14 13 5 — 46

Ticonderoga 3 4 10 10 — 25

3-point goals: Saranac (7), Trim 2, Ka. Napper, O’Connell, Newell, Marnes, Gillespie. Ticonderoga (1), Rich.

JV: Saranac won.

Modified: Saranac won.

Nonleague

Peru 54, Chateaugay 25

PERU — Mary and Meghan Mazzella combined for 24 points, while Brianna Hackett added 13, including three 3-pointers in an Indians’ non-league victory Friday night.

“Defensively, we were able to come out and force a lot of turnovers with our pressure,” Peru coach Dave Baroody said. “At the same time, our ball movement was excellent, and we shot the ball extremely well. Our team played an outstanding, complete game.”

Guard Courtney Boyea paced the Bulldogs with seven points. Abby Barnes added five.

Peru 54, Chateaugay 25

Chateaugay (25)

A. Beach 1-1-4, H. Cook 0-2-2, K. Beach 0-1-1, Boyea 3-0-7, Fleury 1-0-2, Miller 0-0-0, Charland 2-0-4, Barnes 2-1-5, B. Cook 0-0-0. Totals: 9-5-25.

Peru (54)

Ma. Mazzella 4-1-10, Hackett 5-0-13, Me. Mazzella 5-4-14, Flynn 2-0-5, Major 3-0-6, Wright 2-0-4, Spear 0-0-0, Remillard 0-2-2, Neenan 0-0-0. Totals: 21-7-54.

Chateaugay 7 5 3 10 — 25

Peru 16 13 16 9 — 54

3-point goals: Chateaugay (2): A. Beach, Boyea. Peru (5): Ma. Mazzella, Hackett 3, Flynn.

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Indian Lake/Long Lake 42, Lake Placid 24

LONG LAKE — Center Meg Smith accounted for six rebounds to go along with her game-high 18 points for the Orange. Fellow senior Jessica Bain added 10 points, five rebounds and four assists.

“Our offense started off a little slow, but our defense sustained us,” Indian Lake/Long Lake coach John Reynolds said. “We’ve played (Lake Placid) before, and I was really impressed with them. They’re coach (Jeff Potter) has them organized.”

Haley Brandes and Chloe Uebrick each contributed for six points in the loss.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 42,

Lake Placid 24

Lake Placid (24)

Jesmer 1-0-2, Santana 1-0-2, Potter 1-2-4, Brandes 3-0-6, Melgiore 2-0-4, Uebrick 3-0-6, Zayonc 0-0-0. Totals: 11-2-24.

Indian Lake/Long Lake (42)

Farrell 2-0-4, King 0-0-0, Wilder 0-0-0, Darling 1-0-2, Bain 4-0-10, Walters 0-0-0, Hamdan 3-0-6, Moore 0-0-0, Hinckley 1-0-2, Smith 6-6-18, Seery 0-0-0. Totals: 17-6-42.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 15 9 10 8 — 42

Lake Placid 6 6 2 10 — 24

3-point goals: Indian Lake/Long Lake (2): Bain 2.

MVAC girls

Westport 39, Crown Point 34

WESTPORT — Brendee Russell just missed a triple-double in leading Westport to a hard-fought victory. Russell led all scorers with 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

Westport led 14-6 after one quarter, but Crown Point battled back to make it a three-point game at the break. It was close the rest of the way.

Sarah Looby contributed 11 points while Megan Sudduth pulled down nine rebounds for the host Eagles.

Brittany Foote scored 13 points and Amanda Wolf, 11, to lead the Panthers.

Westport 39, Crown Point 34

Crown Point (34)

Ryan 1-0-2, Carpenter 0-0-0, Malone 1-0-2, Kiely 0-0-0, Macey 0-0-0, Wolf 4-3-11, Harrington 0-6-6, Foote 5-3-13. Totals 11-12-34.

Westport (39)

Kurth 1-0-2, Sudduth 0-0-0, Mitchell 0-0-0, Rascoe 2-0-4, Russell 6-6-18, Looby 5-1-11, Quaglietta 0-0-0, Viens 2-0-4. Totals 16-7-39.

Crown Point 6 10 11 7 — 34

Westport 14 5 11 9 — 39

3-point goals: none.

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Keene 40, Willsboro 18

WILLSBORO — Naomi Peduzzi finished with 13 points, 36 rebounds and two blocks to lead Keene to its win.

Taylor Geiger scored a game-high 17 points, while Tucker Geiger added seven points, 18 rebounds and three blocks, and Sadie Holbrook 11 rebounds, three assists and six steals for Keene.

Keene held a 17-14 advantage at the half and then held Willsboro to just four points in the second half to pull away.

“We couldn’t make any baskets in the first half,” said Keene coach Brian LaVallee. “That’s why we finished with so many rebounds. We shot better in the second half and held them to four points.”

Amanda Mahoney tossed in seven points and Andrea O’Hara six for the Warriors.

Keene 40, Willsboro 18

Keene (40)

McCabe 0-0-0, Peduzzi 6-1-13, Goff 0-0-0, Hall 0-1-1, Dumas 0-0-0, Parolin 0-2-2, Ruud 0-0-0, Ta. Geiger 8-1-17, Tu. Geiger 3-1-7, Holbrook 0-0-0. Totals: 17-6-40.

Willsboro (18)

Belzile 0-0-0, Marcotte 0-1-1, Crowningshield 0-0-0, O’Hara 3-0-6, Swires 1-0-3, Blanchard 0-0-0, Mahoney 2-3-7, Burt 0-1-1. Totals: 6-5-17.

Keene 8 9 13 10 — 40

Willsboro 7 7 3 1 — 18

3-point goals: Willsboro (1): Swires.

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Min-Newcomb 46, Chazy 33

MINERVA — Mackenzie Winslow scored 12 of her team-high 20 points in the first half to spur the Mountaineers (7-4) on to victory. She also came up with eight steals.

Gabby McNally chipped in 14 points while Nicole Rubertone grabbed 13 rebounds for the hosts.

Andrea Meshefsky scored 11 points to pace Chazy.

Min-Newcomb 46, Chazy 33

Chazy (33)

A. Gilmore 2-2-6, Tatro 2-0-4, Rotella 1-0-2, Pilon 0-0-0, C. Gilmore 3-0-6, Gonyo 0-0-0, Cahoon 0-0-0, Meshefsky 5-1-11, Barcomb 1-0-2, Kozak 1-0-2, Stalker 0-0-0. Totals 15-3-33.

Min-Newcomb (46)

Bennett 4-0-8, Winslow 9-2-20, Rubertone 2-0-4, G. McNally 6-2-14, Miller 0-0-0, McCall 0-0-0, D. McNally 0-0-0. Totals 21-4-46.

Chazy 6 8 7 12 — 33

Min-Newcomb 20 4 12 10 — 46

3-point goals: none.

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E’town-Lewis 72, Wells 18

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lily Whalen scored 19 points, six assists and six steals in the Lions’ 72-18 win over the Indians.

Jasmin Barnes added 12 points and six rebounds for Elizabethtown-Lewis. Shonna Brooks finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and six blocks, and Kylee Cassavaugh had eight points and four steals.

Brittany Woodward and Samantha Zemken each had seven points to pace Wells.

E’town-Lewis 72, Wells 18

Wells(18)

Woodward 2-1-7, Mayer 0-0-0, Stone 0-0-0, Page 2-0-4, Zemken 2-3-7, Longenecker 0-0-0. Totals: 6-4-18,

Elizabethtown-Lewis (72)

Cox 0-0-0, Morris 2-0-4, J. Barnes 6-0-12, Grady 1-0-2, Cassavaugh 4-0-8, Burdo 0-0-0, McGinn 1-0-2, Whalen 8-3-19, Brooks 4-2-10, Graves 3-0-6, Ashline 2-0-4, Disogra 2-1-5, A. Barnes 0-0-0. Totals: 33-6-72.

Wells 3 5 5 5 — 18

E’town-Lewis 16 12 22 22 — 72

3-point goals: Wells (2) Woodward 2.

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Schroon Lake 44, Johnsburg 35

SCHROON LAKE — Lindsay Reynolds had a game-high 15 points, while Miranda DeZalia added 14 markers and 10 rebounds, reaching double-double status.

“We came out strong and had a well-balanced attack for the first time in a while,” Wildcats coach Rich Hall said. “It’s nice to see our players get some confidence.”

Sophmore Molly Wisser grabbed 14 rebounds for the Schroon Lake.

Brooke Denno and Kora Millington each scored six points in the loss.

Schroon Lake 44, Johnsburg 35

Johnsburg (35)

Amell 0-0-0, Williford 1-0-2, Knickerbocker 0-0-0, Denno 2-1-6, Square 0-0-0, Glode 2-0-4, Gahan 1-0-2, Millington 3-0-6, Ellsworth 0-0-0, Myler 3-8-15. Totals: 12-9-35.

Schroon Lake (44)

Jarrell 0-2-2, Gadway 1-1-3, DeZalia 7-0-14, Reynolds 7-1-15, Wisser 1-3-5, Garland 0-0-0, Fiore 2-1-5. Totals: 18-8-44.

Johnsburg 8 4 11 12 — 35

Schroon Lake 11 10 12 11 — 44

3-point goals: Johnsburg (2): Denno, Myler.

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