Amanda Off had 13 points for the Storm (12-1, 9-0), who’ll travel to fellow MAC unbeaten Unatego on Friday in a game that will decide the MAC’s regular season title.
“Size, speed and ballhandling, we’re pretty evenly matched,” Backus said. “We’re saving the biggest game of the year for the last one.”
Sidney 55, Oxford 42
Bethany Karl scored her varsity high fo 18 points, and Brianna McClennon and Kelsey Decker contributed 14 and 12 points, respectively, as Sidney won on the road in the Midstate Athletic Conference.
“It’s the first time we’ve had that all year,” Sidney coach Brad Aldridge said of having three players score in double figures.
Karl scored 13 points in the first half as Sidney took a 28-19 lead.
“Several came off of steals,” Aldridge said of Karl’s production. “She had three steals at the top of our press and the others were mostly short, mid-range jumpers.”
After Oxford pulled three points after three quarters, Decker went 9-for-10 from the line in the fourth quarter to lead a 20-10 Warriors run.
Sidney (4-10, 4-6) will travel to Harpursville on Friday.
Roxbury 39, Jefferson 26
Half of Shannon Sprague’s 12 points came during a 13-6 fourth-quarter run that lifted host Roxbury to a Delaware League victory.
Kennedy Faraci scored a game-high 13 points for the Rockets (8-6, 7-5), who will play at Andes on Friday.
Elissa Starheim had eight points to lead Jefferson.
Morris 45, G-MU 34
Respective 13-, 12- and 10-point nights from Kelsea Webster, Haley Wist and McKenna Hungerford led host Morris to a Tri-Valley League victory.
Webster had six rebounds for the Mustangs (11-2, 9-1), who will travel to Franklin on Friday in a key West Division game.
Unbeaten Franklin holds a one-game lead in the division and will clinch with a victory. Morris would force a tiebreaker with a victory.
Mackenzie Talbot had a game-high 16 points for Gilbertsville-Mount Upton.