‘‘They will be a tough out,” CV-S coach Terry Brant said of SC, which plays in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference. “We had a good season and should be pretty competitive next year with some good JV players coming up.”
Tom Miller scored a game-high 20 points for the Chiefs, who received 18 apiece from Logan Clark and 6-foot-6 Justin Schnieder.
CLASS C BOYSUV 59, Candor 31
David Dufresne’s game-high 22 points paced host Unadilla Valley to a first-round victory in the Section Four Class C Tourney.
The Storm’s defense held Candor to five first-half points as the reigning Midstate Athletic Conference champions took a 34-5 lead into halftime.
Dufresne scored nine points in the second quarter, when Nate Shackleton had six of his 10 points. Fifth-seeded Unadilla Valley (15-4) visits another Interscholastic Athletic Conference team at 7 p.m. Friday, when it meets third-seeded Newfield (15-2) in the sectional quarterfinals.
Newfield had a first-round bye Tuesday.
Marathon 74, Unatego 60
Tanner Winchester’s game-high 27 points wasn’t enough for Unatego to advance in the Section Four Class C Tournament.
Kellen Komenda finished with 18 points and seven rebounds for the eighth-seeded Spartans (11-8), who faced a 38-28 deficit at halftime. Ninth-seeded Marathon of the IAC closed the first half on an 8-0 run that took 90 seconds.
Tyler Hollerer went 8-for-9 from the free throw line en route to 18 points for the Olympians, who hit 27 of 42 foul shots.
“They were a little better at free throws,” said first-year Unatego coach Cal Locke, whose team went 11-for-28 from the foul line. “Ours disappeared the last two games.”
Zach Brandstat had 17 points, Matt Tebbe scored 12 and Isaih Brooks finished with 10 for Marathon (11-7).
“I challenged this team with a tough non-league schedule,” Locke said. “These guys responded well and competed from beginning to end. I’m really proud of them.”