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BCANY Summer Hoops Festival tryouts approaching fast

The Basketball Coaches Association of New York Summer Hoops Festival is set for August in Johnson City. The tryouts for the Section 9/Mid-Hudson Valley teams take place over the next two weeks. BCANY Summer Hoops Festival tryouts: Section 9 boys, Monday, June 4; Tuesday, June 5; and, Thursday, June 7, 6-8:30 p.m., Monroe-Woodbury H.S., 155 [...]

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Pine Bush hoops star Brandon Powell gives verbal commitment to Division I FDU

Brandon Powell, Pine Bush’s all-time leading scorer, committed to Division I Fairleigh Dickinson University Friday. Powell, a two-time Varsity 845 first-team guard, impressed FDU coach Greg Herenda and his staff at a workout earlier this week and was offered a full scholarship to the Northeast Conference school shortly after. The 6-foot-2 Pine Bush senior finished [...]

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Pawliczak, Memmelaar make college decisions

Burke Catholic senior forward Jake Pawliczak will continue his basketball career at Division III King’s (Pa.) College, according to coach John Kelly. Pawliczak, a Varsity 845 first-team pick as a junior and senior, helped Burke Catholic to three straight Section 9 Class AA finals. The 6-foot-6 Pawliczak averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds this past [...]

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Boys Basketball All-State: Powell twins, Johnson, Pawliczak, Rodriguez honored

Only three of the top 15 Class AA boys basketball players were from outside of the Public School Athletic League (PSAL), Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) and Association of Independent Schools (AIS). Pine Bush senior forward Bryan Powell was one of three when the state Class AA all-state teams were released Monday. Powell, the [...]

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Boys Baskeball All-State teams: Guerra, Allen, Penn-Cosentino honored

S.S. Seward junior guard John Guerra received his second straight all-state honor. Guerra, who scored his 1,000th points in February, was named to the Class C fourth team after averaging 26.0 points per game. He led Seward to a 20-0 record in the regular season. Guerra made the state Class D third-team as a sophomore. [...]

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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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