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Boys basketball: BCANY Section 9 awards

The Basketball Coaches Association of New York (BCANY) has made its selections for the Section 9 all-stars. In order to receive any BCANY award, the head coach must be a member of the Association. Class AA Player of year – Bryan Powell, Pine Bush Coach of year – John Kelly, Burke Catholic All-stars: Burke Catholic [...]

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2017-18 Final Boys Basketball stats

Saugerties eighth grader Dior Johnson lead the area in scoring, averaging 31.1 points per game. Marlboro senior Jaiden Allen and Liberty senior Roy Penn-Cosentino made 66 3-pointers, tying for the area lead. Statistics were provided by coaches and gathered from team pages on Max Preps. Coaches, who would like their players included in the leaders, [...]

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Sectional hoop schedule Friday/Saturday snow contingency (UPDATED Friday)

FRIDAY No games – snow SATURDAY Boys Class AA final – moved to Sunday Girls Class AA final – moved to Sunday Boys Class B final – moved to Sunday Girls Class B final – moved to Sunday Boys Class A semis – Red Hook at New Paltz, 2 p.m. (new time); Cornwall at Saugerties, [...]

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2018 Section 9 Girls Basketball Brackets

Defending champions Cornwall and Highland earned the No. 1 seeds in the Section 9 Class A and B tournaments respectively. Highland (18-1) plays Millbrook in the Mid-Hudson Athletic League championship at 7 p.m. Friday at SUNY Ulster Cornwall will host either No. 4 Red Hook or No. 5 New Paltz in the Class A semifinals [...]

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2018 Section 9 Boys Basketball brackets

Defending champion Pine Bush is the top seed in the nine-team Section 9 Class AA tournament. Pine Bush (19-1) awaits the winner of Saturday’s game between No. 9 seed Roosevelt and host No. 8 Newburgh Free Academy. John S. Burke Catholic (16-4), which handed Pine Bush its only loss of the season Monday, is the [...]

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VIDEO: Saugerties eighth grader Dior Johnson 1,000 points

It took Dior Johnson just 23 days after his 14th birthday to become the youngest player in New York state to score 1,000 points Tuesday night. Johnson, a Saugerties eighth grader playing in his 40th career game, accomplished the feat on a 3-pointer with 4:22 left in the second quarter. The game was stopped as [...]

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Ehret clutch in Burke Catholic’s win over No. 4 Pine Bush

Matt Ehret is one of Burke Catholic’s best outside shooters. And, shooters shoot, said Ehret after hitting five 3-pointers in Burke Catholic’s 54-51 win over Pine Bush Monday afternoon. Ehret started the game’s scoring off with a three-pointer 23 seconds into the game and his 3-pointer with 1:29 left put the Eagles up 52-51. “I [...]

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Penn-Cosentino goes for 50

Roy Penn-Cosentino wasn’t talking up his milestone accomplishment Thursday night. Liberty’s guard reached 1,000 career points in a OCIAA Division IV loss at Chester. Penn-Cosentino was focused on getting his team to the Section 9 Class B playoffs. The senior’s historic effort Friday against James I. O’Neill left Liberty one win away from the postseason. [...]

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Wizards clinical in Goshen win

Washingtonville coach Todd Rose said he could count the number of uncontested Goshen shots on less than one hand after his team’s impressive 63-28 road win over the Gladiators Friday night. Goshen struggled to break Washingtonville’s 2-2-1 press in the first half. The Wizards made Zack Foley, Goshen’s leading scorer, work on the ball and [...]

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Varsity 845 Boys Hoops Scoring Leaders

Saugerties eighth-grader Dior Johnson leads all players in the Varsity 845 area in scoring at 31.3 points per game. Johnson, who turns 14 later this month, has shot 107 free throws, making 85 (79 percent) in Saugerties’ first 10 games. He’s shooting 65 percent (93-for-142) on 2-point field goals. S.S. Seward junior guard John Guerra [...]

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