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December 28, 2013

UV girls fall to Forks, 60-54

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Taylor Davis scored a team-high 20 points Friday, but host Unadilla Valley suffered its first loss of the season as Chenango Forks earned a 60-54 victory in the opening round of the Unadilla Valley Tournament.

Alex Yoest had 10 of her game-high 27 points in the third quarter as the Blue Devils outscored the Storm, 14-7.

‘‘We couldn’t stop her,’’ UV coach Brandi Backus said of Yoest. ‘‘She was driving to the basket well.’’

Davis had eight points in the fourth quarter for Unadilla Valley (4-1), which received 16 points from Corrine Izard.

The Storm will meet Susquehanna Valley in the consolation game at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

Chenango Forks will play Sherburne-Earlville in the championship game at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

Davenport 50, Worcester 30

Sarah Haight scored a varsity-high 27 points to lead the host Wildcats to a victory in the first round of the Ray Preston Tournament.

Haight had 12 points, including two threes, in the second quarter as Davenport outscored Worcester, 16-8.

‘‘She was hitting from the inside and outside,’’ Davenport coach and tournament namesake Ray Preston said.

Jenna Lutz had nine points and 10 rebounds, and Ally More grabbed 10 rebounds for Davenport (3-2, 2-1), which will meet Schenevus in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Monica Ridgeway scored a team-best 10 points for Worcester, which will play Delhi in the consolation game at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Schenevus 54, Delhi 36

Sierra Bentley scored 16 points to lead Schenevus to a first-round victory at the Ray Preston Tournament in Davenport.

“Our foul shooting was the highlight,” said Dragons coach Tim Walke, whose team made 21 of 28 free-throw attempts. “It wasn’t a pretty game.”

Sarah Mellor had 10 points for Schenevus, which finished with 22 steals.

Inda Gillett’s eight points paced Delhi, which trailed, 25-11, at halftime. The Bulldogs will play Worcester at 6 p.m. Saturday in the consolation game. Schenevus will play Davenport for the championship at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Milford 56, Roxbury 28

Addy Lawson finished with a game-high 20 points and six steals to lead Milford to a first-round win over Roxbury in the Stamford Tournament.

Lawson contributed eight points, including two threes, in the second quarter as the Wildcats outscored the Rockets, 22-7.

‘‘That gave us a nice cushion,’’ said Milford coach Jim Weir, whose team held a 34-16 lead at halftime.

Taylor Olmsted had eight points and a team-best seven rebounds for Milford (3-1, 1-3) which will face Laurens in the championship game at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Stacey Sprague scored a team-high 12 points for Roxbury, which will play Stamford in the consolation game at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Laurens 38, Stamford 21

Kimi Freer scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed a team-best 13 rebounds, but the host Indians fell to Laurens in the opening round of the Stamford Tournament.

Shalyn Tilley had six of her eight points in the fourth quarter, when Laurens outscored Stamford, 16-7.

‘‘We just ran out of gas,’’ Stamford coach Lonnie Nickerson.

Taylor Kessler contributed a team-high 10 points and Charlotte Lee had nine points for Laurens, which will play Milford in the championship game at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Stamford (3-3, 3-2) will face Roxbury in the consolation game at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Harpursville 61, Afton 33

Miranda Drummond scored nine of her game-high 17 points in the third quarter to lead the host school to a first-round victory in the Harpursville Tournament.

The Hornets outscored Afton, 20-8, in the third period. Shelby Medovich’s 12 points in the first half helped Harpursville to a 29-13 lead at the break. She finished with 16 points for the Hornets (7-0), who received 11 from Tatiana Sosnowsky.

Payton Cutting’s eight points paced the Crimson Knights, who will play Oxford in the second round of the three-team tournament at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at Harpursville. Oxford will play at Harpursville at 2:45 p.m. Monday to complete the tournament.

Edmeston 39, Deposit 29

Nina Koch and Sydney Smith combined for 33 points to lead Edmeston to a victory in the first round of the Joan Martin Tournament at Morris.

Koch finished with a game-high 18 points for the Panthers (2-6), who got 15 points and eight rebounds from Smith. Teammates Catherine Johnson and Brianna Dunham grabbed 10 and nine rebounds, respectively.

Edmeston outscored Deposit, 24-12, in the second half. The Panthers will play Morris in the championship game at 5 p.m. Saturday. Deposit (1-4) faces Sharon Springs in the consolation game at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Morris 56, SS 27

Haley Wist scored 12 points in each half to lead the host school to a victory in the first round of the Joan Martin Tournament at Morris.

In addition to her game-high 24 points, Wist had eight rebounds and six steals. Kaylyn Oliver contributed eight points and eight rebounds for the Mustangs, who jumped to an 18-3 lead in the first quarter.

Allison Cross scored 16 points for Sharon Springs, which will play Deposit at 2 p.m. Saturday in the consolation game. Morris will host Edmeston for the title at 5 p.m. Saturday.

B-G 49, WP 47

Host Bainbridge-Guilford edged Whitney Point in the opening round of the Kazalski Tournament.

The Bobcats will face Marathon in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Whitney Point will meet Windsor in the consolation game.

No other information was available at press time.