Killer Bees end Moriah season in Class D semifinals
It was a tale of two games for the Moriah Vikings in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals against Bridgehampton March 20.
While several teams from the North Country and Section VII have made it to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s (NYSPHSAA) Final Four since it returned in 1981, no one has been able to match the feat of a group of ball players from a now extinct school who made their way to Syracuse in 1930.
The Keene Beavers, after a nearly flawless season, made up over half of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference’s Division III All-Star team.
Flames come from behind for 3-2 state semifinals win
The Vikings earned their ticket to the NYSPHSAA Final Four March 14 with a 59-49 victory against Germantown.
Basketball and Hockey
Lake Placid 4, Queensbury 1
The Blue Bombers have a chance at the school's first hockey state championship since 1980.
Plattsburgh 56, Beekmantown 54
The Hornets squandered a nine-point lead, trailed by two, but a lockdown performance by the young team in the final two minutes sealed the championship.
Moriah 56, Keene 42
The Vikings kept their season perfect, pulling away in the fourth quarter after a furious Beavers rally.
Section VII crowned three champions in girls basketball March 6.
Once again, the game between the Keene Beavers and Schroon Lake Wildcats came down to a scoring run.
On March 3, the Lady Vikings made sure they would not miss out on a fifth straight sectional championship game, jumping out to a 10-point first quarter lead en route to a 57-23 victory.
Boys' and girls' basketball results
Lake Placid 5, Plattsburgh 3
The Blue Bombers win their first sectional title since 2001 in 5-3 thriller.
Basketball and Hockey - The Week in Review
- NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four: Moriah v. Bridgehampton
- Preston's golden goal gives Blue Bombers third straight C title
- AuSable Valley falls to NAC in C girls final
- 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