For AuSable Valley wrestlers Dylan Baker and Kenny Rivers, the NYSPHSAA state wrestling tournament Feb. 28 will be chalked up as a learning experience.
Moriah Vikings beat the Westport Eagles to win the Section 7 Class D Championship in boy’s high school basketball Saturday at the Plattsburgh State Field house. After a very slow first start to the game for both teams, Moriah went on a 7-0 run forcing Westport Coach Ike Tyler to call a timeout.
Westport (15-5), trailing 31-29 entering the final eight minutes, scored the first four points of the quarter and went on a 12-3 run that spanned the first six minutes in scoring a 48-41 win Feb. 26.
The Lions used a 13-7 second quarter to extend an early lead to 27-20 at the half and held off a couple of Keene surges in the second half to keep the lead.
Briana Savage, a student at AuSable Valley High School
Cosgrove paces Pats in double OT; Westport advances
The fourth seeded Keene Beavers wanted to take advantage of their interior play against No. 5 Willsboro in the Section VII/Class D playoffs Feb. 22, and Brandon Dumas was up to the task.
ELCS, Keene advance while Westport, Willsboro out
The No. 3 AuSable Valley Lady Patriots again found themselves in another tough fight against No. 2 Saranac Feb. 21 in the Class B semifinals at Plattsburgh High School.
Jonathan Gay makes indoor states
Dylan Baker and Kenny Rivers each earned spots on the sectional wrestling team with wins in the Section VII championships Feb. 15 held on their home mats at AVCS.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis boys varsity basketball team did its part to set up a sectional matchup with neighbor and rival Westport with a 10-point win against Johnsburg Feb. 19.
A balanced attack led the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots to the Section VII/Class B girls basketball semifinals with a 70-33 victory over Saranac Lake Feb. 18.
Over 1,400 athletes from throughout New York returned to the Olympic Village of Lake Placid to compete for gold and glory in the Empire State Winter Games Feb. 6-9.
Westport v. Willsboro boys basketball
Gavin Friedrich of AuSable, Jonathan Gay of Westport win sectional titles
Boys and girls basketball
Girls and boys basketball, wrestling
- End of the season
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Anthony DiNardo
- Wrestling: Dylan v. Dillon
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Marcus Ramundo
- Wrestling: Dylan Baker v. Luis Weierbach
- Championship weekend
- Girls play Friday
- The best (potential) games in the Section VII playoffs
- The weekend in the Valley
- Section VII Bracketology