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Liberty, Storm Wins Create 3-Way Tie At OBGC

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The Liberty and Storm both recorded wins to finish regular season play at 4-2 with the Sparks in Girls League action from the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Spring Basketball action. A coin flip was used to decide playoff seeding with a tripleheader scheduled Tuesday to decide the playoff champion.

The 6:30 p.m. game will see the Mystics facing the Sparks while the 7:30 PM semi-final will see the Storm take on the Liberty, with the winners meeting for the championship at 8:30 p.m.

Storm 56, Mystics 23: A balanced scoring attack keyed the Storm win as Meg Dodge led the way with 18 points and Olivia and Maddie St. Pierre both scored 14. Riley Luckie led the Mystics with seven with Callee Zuluaf adding 6.

Liberty 44, Sparks 32: A solid defensive effort gave the Liberty a tie for first place and prevented the Sparks from capturing the title by themselves. Tory Daley led the way with 15 points with Riley Luckie adding 9 and Erin Tooley 8. The Sparks were led by Bridget Rust with 14 points and 7 from Kasey O’Donnell.

Players of the Week- Offensive- Bridget Rust, Meg Dodge; Defensive- Tory Daley, Maddie St. Pierre; Sportsmansip- Amanda Self, Katlin Gleason

Girls Standings: Sparks 4-2 6 14, Liberty 4-2 6 14, Storm 4-2-6-14, Mystics 0-6-6-6

Schedule- Play-offs 5/29/12- 6:30- Mystics vs. Sparks, 7:30- Storm vs. Liberty, 8:30- Finals and Awards

Girls Boxscores

Storm (56)- St. Pierre, O. 7-0-14, St. Pierre, M. 7-0-14, Dodge 6-6-18, Henry 2-0-4, Self 2-1-5, Totals 24-8-56

Mystics (23)- Loffler 1-0-2, Luckie 1-1-2-7, Gleason 1-0-2, Snyder 1-0-2, Zuluaf 3-0-6, Vivlamore 2-0-4, Totals 9-1-2-23

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Liberty (44)- Caufield 3-0-6, Dailey 7-1-15, Tooley, E. 4-0-8, Tooley, S. 3-0-6, Luckie 2-1-2-9, 19-13-44

Sparks (32)- Loffler 1-0-2, O’Donell 2-1-0-7, Rust 7-0-14, Sherwin 1-1-3, Vivlamore 2-0-4, Snyder 1-0-2, Totals 14-1-1-32

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SENIOR LEAGUE

The Lakers continued to use outstanding team balance to record a win and finish a perfect 6-0 in OBGC Sr. Basketball League action. The Lakers and the Celtics both receive first-round play-off byes with action on Wednesday seeing the Thunder take on the Knicks at 7 p.m. and the Mavs taking on the Heat at 8 p.m..

Lakers 75, Celtics 70: The Lakers saw four players hit double figures to down the Celtics upset bid. Colin O’Bryan led the way with 25 points with Dedrick Johnson adding 19, Pat Cosmo 15 and Josh White 13. The Celtics were led by Breton LaRose who scored 34 points and Zane Ramsdell who netted 18.

Mavs 88, Knicks 54: The Mavs exploded for a 29 point third quarter on the way to the win. Kyle Bouchard led the scoring parade with 17 points with Matt Piercey adding 16 and Seth Pinkerton and Jon Rogers 15.

Matt Tomford led the Knicks cause with 20 points with Kinnon LaRose adding 12.

Heat 63, Thunder 58: The Heat used a 26-16 fourth quarter scoring advantage on the way to the win as Tyler Knowlton led the way with 22 points and Alex Farrell added 19. The Thunder was led by Matt Kendall with 24 points with four three-pointers and Justin Ross and Mo Resse with 11.

Players of the Week Offensive- Breton Larose, Colin O’Bryan; Defensive- Tristen Moore, Justin Ross; Sportsmanship- Dakota Brady, David Tomford

Regular Season Standings: Lakers 6-0-6-18, Celtics 3-3-6-12, Thunder 3-3-6-12, Mavs 3-3-6-12, Heat 2-4-6-10, Knicks 1-5-6-8.

Wednesday Playoffs: 7 p.m.- Thunder vs. Knicks, 8 p.m.- Mavs vs. Heat

Note- Top two seeds Lakers and Celtics have byes.

Senior League Boxscores

Lakers (75)- Johnson 8-1-0-19, O’Bryan 11-1-0-25, Brady 0-1-1, Cosmo 5-1-2-15, White 3-2-1-13, Totals27-5-6-75

Celtics (70)- Cole 0-2-0-6, Lalone 1-0-2, LaRose, B. 13-2-2-34, Ramsdell 7-4-18, Barr 1-0-2, Rogers 4-0-8, Total 26-4-6-70

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Mavs (88)- Pinkerton 3-3-0-15, Love 3-0-6, Bouchard 7-1-0-17, Moulton 3-0-6, Kinnon 5-1-1-14, Piercey 6-1-1-16, Rogers 6-1-0-15, Totals 33-7-2-88

Knicks (54)- Lalone 1-1-0-5, Tomford, D. 2-2-1-11, Tomford, M. 8-1-1-20, LaRose 5-2-12, Johnson Mes. 3-0-6, Barr 0-1-1, Totals 19-4-4-54

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Heat (63)- Moore 4-0-8, Knowlton 6-3-1-22, Farrell 9-1-19, Bresett 0-1-2-5, Brady 3-1-0-9, Totals 22-5-4-63

Thunder (58)- Ross, J. 4-1-0-11, Kendall 6-4-0-24, Rease 4-1-0-11, Manke 3-1-7, Gleason 2-1-5, Totals 19-6-2-58

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ACC ELEMENTARY

North Carolina, despite losing last week, earned the No. 1 seed in the OBGC ACC Elementary League Basketball playoffs with a 4-2 mark. The Tar Heels tied Maryland (4-2) for top spot but scored more points than Maryland head to head to earn the # 1 seed.

Maryland is # 2 seed; Virginia is the # 3 seed, followed by # 4 seed Duke. Weekly action saw Virginia defeat Duke 40-25 while Maryland held off North Carolina 36-30. Play continues on Wednesday as # 1 seed North Carolina plays # 4 seed Duke at 3:30 p.m.. and # 3 seed Virginia faces # 2 seed Maryland at 4:15 p.m. on the Tom Luckie Sr. Court at the OBGC.

Virginia 40 Duke 25- Virginia (3-3) defeated Duke (1-5) as Madison McCormick, Sarah Nichols, Harry Powers and Hayden Ives led the winning effort. Duke was led by Jackson Jones, Josh Hunter, Jake Sharpe, and Natalie McCormick.

Maryland 36 North Carolina 30- Mesean Johnson, Trent Sargent, Carolina Lalone and Brogan LaRose led the winners. North Carolina (4-2) was led by Connor Griffith, Andy Downs, Tyler George, and Kelsi Fraser.

Players of The Week: Offensive- Mesean Johnson, Madison McCormick; Defensive- Trent Sargent, Harry Powers; Sportsmanship- Kelsi Fraser, Amanda Self

Standings: North Carolina 4-2 6 14 pts, Maryland 4-2 6 14 pts, Virginia 3-3 0 1 pts., Duke 1-5 6 8pts.

Wednesday Schedule # 4 DUKE vs. # 1North Carolina 3:30 p.m., # 2 Maryland vs. # 3 Virginia 4:15 p.m.

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BIG 10 ELEMENATARY Purdue (5-1) has claimed the regular season Championship of the OBGC Big 10 Elementary League. Indiana and Ohio St. are second at (3-3) followed by Michigan at (1-5). This week’s action saw Ohio St. defeat Indiana 16-15, while Michigan (1-5) earned its first victory by defeating Purdue 28 -26. Playoff action resumes on Thursday as # 1 seed Purdue meets# 4 seed Michigan at 3:30 p.m. while # 2 seed Indiana tangles with # 3 seed Ohio St. at 4:15 p.m.

Michigan 28 Purdue 26- Michigan defeated Purdue as Braden Free, Celia Henry, and Connor Chevrier all played well for the winners.

Purdue was led by Tristen Lovely, Cooper Hunter, and Mason Stone.

Ohio St. 16 Indiana 15 –Ohio State defeated Indiana with excellent play from Noah Steele, Samara LaFlair, Cassidy Hargrave, and Karson LaRose. Indiana was led by Corbin Durham, Katie Rogers, Claire Rishe, and Dustin Bradshaw.

Players of The Week: Offensive- Nate McNally, Molly Williams; Defensive- Noah Steele, Braden Free; Sportsmanship- Hailey Reed, Dustin Bradshaw

BIG 10 Standings: Purdue 5-1 6 16 pts, Indiana 3-3 6 12 pts, Ohio State 3-3 6 12 pts, Michigan 1-5 6 8 pts.

Thursday: # 1 Purdue vs. # 4 Michigan 3:30 p.m., # 2 Indiana vs. # 3 Ohio St 4:15 p.m.

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BIG EAST JUNIOR LEAGUE

Notre Dame (5-1) claimed the # 1 seed for the upcoming OBGC Jr. Big East Basketball League Playoffs with a 32 to 31 victory over Georgetown. UConn earned its first win of the season with a 49 to 37 win over Syracuse. Thursday will conclude play with a triple header of action. # 1 seed Notre Dame plays # 4 seed UCONN at 6:30 p.m., then # 2 seed Syracuse plays # 3 seed Georgetown at 7:30 p.m. with the two winners advancing to the Championship game at 8:30 p.m. with awards to follow.

Notre Dame 32 Syracuse 31- Cale Sargent hit a 3 pointer with: 10.2 seconds left in regulation for the win. Joey Dalton and Will Kroeger added 6 points in the win for Notre Dame. Georgetown was led by Marcus Johnson and Riley Luckie with 9 points apiece followed by Avery Love with 7 points and Jordyn Marcelluas 4 points for the Hoyas.

UConn 49 Syracuse 37- UConn (1-5) earned its first win of the season as Mecci Johnson and Joey Dalton led the way with 14 points each. Josh Farrar and Will Kroeger followed with 8 and 7 points each for UConn. Syracuse was led by Connor Badlam with a game high 22 points. Trent Saumier added 8 points, Matt Ramm 4 points and Dom Molinari 3 points for the Syracuse.

Players of The Week: Offensive- Cale Sargent, Joey Dalton; Defensive- Will Kroeger, Austin Van Gordon; Sportsmanship- Brett Gleason, Jaden Sullivan

Standings: Notre Dame 5-1 6 16 pts, Syracuse 3-3 6 12 pts, Georgetown 3-3 6 12 pts, UConn 1-5 6 8 pts,

Thursday: # 1 Notre Dame vs # 4 UConn 6:30 PM, # 2 Syracuse vs. # 3 Georgetown 7:30 PM. CHAMPIONSHIP GAME & AWARDS TO 8:30 PM FOLLOW

Junior League Boxscores

Syracuse 37- Molinari 0-1-0-3, Badlam 8-2-0-22, Saumier 4-0-0-8, Ramm 2-0-0-4 Totals 14-3-0-37

UConn 49- Mec Johnson 5-1-1-14, Van Gordon 3-0-0-6, Farrar, 4-0-0-8, Kroeger 2-1-0-7, Dalton 4-2-0-14, Totals 18-4-1-49

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Notre Dame 32- Sargent 3-1-0-9, Kroeger 3-0-0-6, McCarney 1-0-0-2, T. Sullivan 2-0-1-5, Grey 1-0-0-2, J. Sullivan 1-0-0-2, Dalton 3-0-0-6 Totals- 14-1-1-32

Georgetown 31- Love 3-0-1-7, Marcellus 2-0-0-4, Johnson 3-0-3-9, McCormick 1-0-0-2, Luckie 4-0-1-9 Totals- 13-0-5-31

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