In this all local tournament - so lets get right into it!
The night cap featured two perennial powerhouses going toe to toe in a tvl colonial showdown.
Its rome free academy versus proctor.
The black knights wasting no time - up 2-nothing great defense here using the trap to force the turnover - the seas part for damien call - wide open lane down the middle - he almost dunks it.
Rfa up 4- zip.
Later in the first - its call again - this time putting the proctor defense in the spin cycle - all the way to the rim.
The raiders trying to get something going.
Tasean cooper drives baseline -pretty move then lays it in.
But they trail 34-13.
Bryce mclean fights for the rebound - uses the backboard for protection and the bucket - back down the other end call just too much to handle.
After rfa jumps out to a huge lead proctor able to get back into it but its not enough - 72 -63 black knights.
We had another all local divisional matchup as west canada valley battled against herkimer.
The indians sit atop the csc two with a 5-0 league record while the magians look to climb the ladder.
First magicians possession - jordyn lanaux a little too relaxed getting the loose ball - nathaniel rath sneaks up behind him for the steal and the bucket.
The indians looking to run again - seams like jaeden beam beats the defense and has a layup but aiello comes flying in with the rejection - racing the other way - lanaux outlet pass to zach parmon who finds mardoni laguerre for two.
Unselfish basketball by herkimer.
West canada doubles their lead - jacob smith drives - its no good - logan valerio count it and a foul.
The indians run away with this one in the second half - as they win it 77-61.
To round out our tournament coverage the 8-1 lowville raiders took on the 3-6 vvs red devils.
Second frame the raiders with a big lead looking for more.
A broken play turns into points as aidan macaulay sinks the runner in the middle.
Lowville leads it 31-17.
Second half adjustments are key the red devils made several!
Third quarter jacob horodnick drains the outside shot from the wing.
Next possession the red devils take advantage of a raiders turnover this time its blake vandreason at the top of the key back to back threes for vvs.
But it's a little too late gavin macauley finds himself in double team trouble he escapes it with the beautiful bounce pass to aidan macauley must be a twin thing.
It was all raiders from the start lowville defeats vvs 50- 36 to become tourney champs.
So it was a long