“Anybody who thought they wouldn’t be good is crazy,” Warren said. “They lost Woods, but they have a lot back.”
B-G is off until Jan. 4, when it visits Hancock for a MAC game.
Sidney 77, Walton 49
Sidney blew open a close game with a 28-point third quarter en route to a home victory in the MAC.
Mike Cruz and Bill Kozak scored 18 points apiece for Sidney (5-1, 3-0), which received 13 points from Hunter Sowersby and 12 from Brandon Walters.
“We did a better job defensively in the third quarter and we were able to get some fastbreak points to open a little cushion,” said Sidney coach Mike Brazee, whose team held a 33-27 lead at halftime.
Dalton Kaminsky’s 15 points paced Walton (0-6), which was outscored, 28-10, in the third quarter. Kaminsky played his second game since returning from a broken arm during the football season.
Sidney plays Cobleskill-Richmondville in the Cooperstown Holiday Tournament on Dec. 27.
UV 61, Deposit 35
Justin Hofer scored 13 of his game-high 24 points in the first quarter as Unadilla Valley cruised to a MAC victory at home.
Hofer’s night included four three-pointers, nine rebounds and four blocks. David Dufresne contributed 11 rebounds for the Storm (3-3, 3-0), who jumped to a 19-6 lead after one quarter.
Yelta Feringa led Deposit with 15 points.
Unadilla Valley plays Sherburne-Earlville in the Unadilla Valley Holiday Tournament on Dec. 27.
Delhi 55, Oxford 33
Tom Liddle hit three three-pointers and scored a varsity-high 19 points and Ben Denison contributed 11 as Delhi defeated visiting Oxford the MAC.
Ben Denison contributed 11 points and Brandon Simonds had seven points, five steals and three assists for the Bulldogs (5-2, 2-1), who took a 27-17 lead into halftime.
“It was a great team effort defensively and that seemed to translate to the offensive end,” Delhi coach Warren Kelly said.
Andrew Golden scored a team-high 17 points for Oxford.