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After three weeks of play, the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Big East Junior League Division has a three way tie for the top spot. Syracuse and Notre Dame both won last week to forge 2-1 marks with Georgetown.

This week’s play saw Syracuse defeat UConn 38-29 while Georgetown suffered its first lost to Notre Dame 44-39. Play resumes on Thursday 5/10/12 as UConn battles Notre Dame at 7 PM while the late game features Syracuse against Georgetown at 8 PM on Tom Luckie Sr. Court at the OBGC.

Notre Dame 44 - Georgetown 39:The Irish improved to (2-1) as Nate McCarney scored a game high 12 points. Joey Dalton added 10 points; Cale Sargent chipped in nine points, and Will Kroeger and Trenton Sullivan added seven and six points each for the winners. Georgetown (2-1) was led by Avery Love and Justyn McCormick with 10 points a piece, while Nate King added eight points, Marcus “Magic” Johnson added six points, and Mesean Johnson added five points for Georgetown.

Syracuse 38 UConn 29- The ‘Cuse (2-1) defeated UConn (0-3) as Connor Badlam scores 11 points. Trent Saumier and Matt Ramm follow with eight and seven points respectively as everyone made the scorebook for Syracuse. UConn was led by Josh Farrar with a game high 12 points. Ryan Weaver added five points, while Anthoni Pope posted four points.

Big East Players of The WeekOffensive- Nate McCarney, Josh Farrar; Defensive- Trent Saumier, Joey Dalton; Sportsmanship- Justyn McCormick, Levi White

Big East Standings: Georgetown 2-1-0 3 7 pts, Notre Dame 2-1-0 3 7 pts, Syracuse 2-1-0 3 7 pts, UConn 0-3-0 3 3 pts.

Results 5-3: Notre Dame 44 - Georgetown 39, Syracuse 38 - UConn 29

Thursday Schedule: UConn vs. Notre Dame 7 p.m. Syracuse vs. Georgetown 8 p.m.

Box Scores

Georgetown 20- Love 2-2-0-10, Mar. Johnson 3-0-0-6, McCormick 3-1-1-10, King 4-0-0-8, Me. Johnson 1-1-0-5 Totals 13-4-1-39

Notre Dame 44- Sargent 4-0-1-9, McCarney 6-0-0-12, T. Sullivan 3-0-0-6, Dalton 5-0-0-10, Kroeger 3-0-1-7 Totals 21-0-1-43

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UCONN 29- Pope 2-0-0-4, Lorenc 1-0-0-2, Van Gordon 1-0-0-2, Farrar 6-0-0-12, R. Weaver 1-1-0-5, White 1-0-0-2 Totals- 13-1-0-29

Syracuse 38- Meachem 1-0-1-3, Badlam 4-1-0-11, Saumier 4-0-0-8, Ramm 3-0-1-7, Molinari 0-1-0-3, Jones 1-0-0-2, Worden 2-0-0-4 Totals- 15-2-2-38

ACC ELEMENTARY

After three weeks of play Virginia and North Carolina hold the top spot of the OBGC Wednesday afternoon Elementary ACC League at 2-1. Duke and Maryland follow at 1-2. Play this week saw North Carolina defeat Maryland 33-23 while Virginia squeaked by Duke 31-28. Play continues on Wednesday 5/09/12 as North Carolina battles Virginia at 3:30 PM and Duke tangles with Maryland at 4:15 PM on Tom Luckie Sr. Court at the OBGC.

Virginia 31 - Duke 28- Virginia defeated Duke in a close battle decided at the charity stripe. Leading the winning effort for Virginia was Josh Hunter, Jackson Jones, Natalie McCormick, and Jake Sharpe. Leading Duke was Sarah Nichols, Hayden Ives, Harry Powers, and Josh Clothier.

North Carolina 33 - Maryland 23: North Carolinadefeated Maryland in this contest on the strength of strong play from Brenan Harmer, Chris Downs, Connor Griffith, and Emily Sovie. Maryland was led by MeSean Johnson, Caroline lalonde, Trent Sargent and Shelby Ross.

ACC Players of the Week Offensive- Jacob Sharpe, Andy Downs; Defensive- Brenan Harmer, Natalie McCormick; Sportsmanship- Shelby Ross, Sarah Nichols

ACC Elementary Standings: Virginia 2-1-0 3 7 pts, North Carolina 2-1-0 3 7 pts, Maryland 1-2-0 3 5 pts, Duke 1-2-0 3 5 pts.

Results 5-2: North Carolina 33 - Maryland 23, Virginia 31 - Duke 28.

Schedule 5-9: North Carolina vs. Virginia 3:30 p.m., Duke vs. Maryland 4:15 p.m.

BIG 10 ELEMENTARY

Purdue (3-0) remains undefeated in the OBGC Big 10 Elementary League. Indiana is second at (2-1), Ohio St. is third at (1-2) followed by Michigan at (0-3). This week’s action saw close contests that were decided by great free throw shooting. In game one Purdue defeated Michigan 22-21, while the second game saw Indiana come back to defeat Ohio St. 25-23. Play resumes on Thursday with Michigan against Ohio St. at 3:30 PM while the late game features Purdue facing Indiana at 4:15 PM at the OBGC.

Purdue 22 - Michigan 21: Purdue (3-0) won this game at the foul line as Cooper Hunter made 2 Free throws to win this matchup. Also contributing to the win was Mason Stone, Austin Patterson, and Tristen Lovely.

Indiana 25 Ohio St. 23 –Indiana (2-1) defeated Ohio St. as Katie Rogers and Kelsey Sherwin made the game tying and winning free throws for their team. Also leading the winning effort was Corbin Durham, Zack Kimble and Jordan Fennessey. Ohio St. (1-2) was led by Nate McNally, Sierra LaFlair, Samara LaFlair, and Noah Steele.

Big 10 Players of The WeekOffensive- Katie Rogers, Cooper Hunter; Defensive- Austin Patterson, Kelsey Sherwin; Sportsmanship- Connor Chevrier Karson Larose

Thursday Elementary Big 10 Standings: Purdue 3-0-0 3 9 pts, Indiana 2-1-0 3 7 pts, Ohio State 1-2-0 3 5 pts, Michigan 0-3-0 3 3 pts.

Results 5-3: Indiana 25 - Ohio St 23, Purdue 22 - Michigan 21.

Schedule5/10/12: Michigan vs.Ohio St.3:30 PM, Indianavs.Purdue 4:15 PM



TUESDAY GIRLS WNBA ACTION

The Sparks (3-0) hold down the top spot of the OBGC Sr. WNBA League. The Liberty are second at (2-1) followed by the Storm at (1-2) and the Mystics at (0-3). This week’s action saw the Sparks hold off the Liberty 35-33 and the Storm defeat the Mystic 53-49.

Play continues on Tuesday as the Liberty faces the Storm at 7 p.m. the Sparks face the Mystic at 8 p.m. on the Tom Luckie Sr. Court.

Sparks 35 Liberty 33- The Sparks (3-0) were led offensively by Bridget Rust with 10 points. Kristen Snyder and Kasey O’Donell added six points each while Sarah Vivlamore 5 points and Aly Moore 2 points for the Sparks. The Liberty was led by the efforts of Riley Luckie with a game high 13 points. Erin Tooley added 6 points followed by Hannah DeGraw and Shannon Tooley with 5 points each.

Storm 53 Mystics 49- The Storm broke into the winners circle at (1-2) was the were led by Jackie Sovie with a game high 19 points. Katie Sovie followed with 14 points while Olivia St. pierre added 12 interior points, Maddie St. pierre and Jordyn Marcellus added 4 points each for the winners. The Mystics were led by Tory Daily with 18 points and Courtney Harrington with 14 points. Paige McCormick added 11 pooints Evelyn Lilly chipped in 4 points and Jadzia Gleason add 2 points for the Mystics.

Players of the Week

Offensive- Jackie Sovie, Tory Daily. Defensive- Olivia St. Pierre, Courtney Sherwin. Sportsmanship- Kaitlin Gleason, Callee Zulauf

GIRLS LEAGUE BOXSCORES

Liberty 33- Luckie 5-0-3-13, Marcellus 1-0-0-2, Caufield 1-0-0-2, S. Tooley 2-0-1-5, DeGraw 2-0-1-5, E. Tooley 2-0-2-6 Totals- 13-0-7-33

Sparks 35- Moore 1-0-0-2, Snyder 3-0-0-6, O’Donell 3-0-0-6, Rust 5-0-0-10, Sherwin 3-0-0-6, Vivlamore 2-0-1-5 Totals- 17-0-1-35

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Storm 53- O. St. Pierre 6-0-0-12, M. St. Pierre 2-0-0-4, K. Sovie 6-0-2-14, J. Sovie8-1-0-19, Marcellus 2-0-0-4 Totals- 24-1-2-53

Mystics 49- Lilly 2-0-0-4, C. Harrington 6-0-2-14, McCormick 5-0-1-11, J. Gleason 1-0-0-2, Daily 6-0-6-18 Totals- 20-0-9-49

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