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  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Little Falls tops Herkimer

  • FEBRUARY 13 BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP



    Using slight scoring edges in all four quarter, the Little Falls Mounties defeated Herkimer 73-68 Wednesday for their 10th win of the regular season.



    The Mounties finished in a second-place tie with West Canada Valley in Division II of the Center State Conference.



    (ALSO: Poland 71, Remsen 55.)

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  • LITTLE FALLS 73, HERKIMER 68
    Using slight scoring edges in all four quarter, the Little Falls Mounties defeated Herkimer 73-68 Wednesday for their 10th win of the regular season.
    The Mounties (10-8, 7-3 CSC-II) finished in a second-place tie with West Canada Valley in Division II of the Center State Conference. They led by four points at the end of the first quarter and outscored Herkimer (6-12, 4-6 CSC-II) by single points in the second and third.
    Tyler Baumeister scored 16 points and Lucas Godlewski had 15 for Little Falls. Jesse Lonis and Jordan Day chipped in with nine each.
    Adrian Viscomi scored 27 points for Herkimer. he had six three-pointers on a night when each team hit eight.
    Both teams learned their seeds and scheduled for Section III’s Class C-1 playoffs Thursday. Herkimer, seeded ninth in a 10-team field, plays at South Lewis Friday with the winner advancing to meet No. 1 Beaver River in  the quarterfinals next week. Little Falls is the fourth seed and plays its first game at home against Cooperstown.
    LITTLE FALLS MOUNTIES 73, HERKIMER MAGICIANS 68
    HERKIMER  (6-12, 4-6 CSC-II) — Joe McKinney 7; Mitchell Scherer 4; Tucker Vogt 1; Malik Briggs 12; Demetrius Brown 9; Adrian Viscomi 27; Dan Graziadei 3. Totals: 22-11-63.
    LITTLE FALLS (10-8, 7-3 CSC-II) — Mike Battisti 5; Tyler Baumeister 16; Ben Delaney 2; Jesse Lonis 9; Jordan Day 9; Lucas Godlewski 15; Mitchell Baumeister 7; Theo Wind 8; Will Robinson 2. Totals: 26-13-73.
    Herkimer    14  16  15  18 — 63
    Little Falls    18  17  16  22 — 73
    Three-pointers — Herkimer 8 (Viscomi 6, Brown 1, Scherer 1); Little Falls 8 (T.Baumeister 3, Battisti 1, M.Baumeister 1, Day 1, Godlewski 1, Wind 1) .
    POLAND 71, REMSEN 55
    POLAND, N.Y. — The Poland Tornadoes closed the regular season Wednesday with a 71-55 win over the Remsen Rams.
    The win was the sixth in a row and eighth in nine games for the Tornadoes (11-7, 9-3 CSC-IV) who endured a five-game losing streak in the middle of the season. Poland also won its final six league games and tied Oriskany (12-6, 9-3 CSC-IV) for second place in Division IV of the Center State Conference behind New York Mills (15-3, 10-2 CSC-IV). The Tornadoes’ win streak includes victories over both Oriskany and New York Mills during the final week of the regular season.
    Poland scored 25 points in the second quarter Wednesday and opened an 18-point halftime lead on the way to a second victory against Remsen. Austin Dexter hit five three-point shots and led the Tornadoes with 22 points while Brett Ryan added 13 points and Ross Agen scored 11.
    Sebastian Bullard had 32 points for the Rams.
    Poland will be home for its first game in Section III’s Class D playoffs. The Tornadoes, seeded eighth, met Rome Catholic, a team they have beaten twice in league play. The winner meets No. 1 McGraw in the quarterfinals.
    POLAND TORNADOES 71, REMSEN RAMS 55
    Page 2 of 2 - REMSEN (n/a) — Steven Gothan 8; Billy Plete 5; Sebastian Bullard 32; Derek Ossont 2; Adam McDonald 8.
    POLAND (11-7, 9-3 CSC-IV) — Mark Hennings 7; Alan Johnson 2; Dustin DuBrule 6; Mark Shelhamer 6; Austin Dexter 22; Ross Agen 11; Trevor Pillmore 4; Brett Ryan 13.
    Remsen      9  12  20  14 — 55
    Poland    14  25  16  16 — 71
    Three-pointers — Remsen 5 (Bullard 2, Gothan 2, Plete 1); Poland 6 (Dexter 5, Ryan 1).
    Compiled From Times Staff Reports

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