Picinich was a bright spot in a down year for Oneonta, which skipped sectionals after finishing the regular season at 7-10. Picinich scored in double figures 13 times en route to a team-best scoring average of 14.6 points.
Double-double machine Bauerle did just about everything for Banibridge-Guilford, which finished 10-8 after a 72-52 loss to Lansing in the opening round of the Section Four Class C Tournament. Bauerle, who averaged a team-best 19.8 points, made 22 threes and finished with 21 points or better in 10 of the Bobcats’ last 11 games.
Midstate Athletic Conference rival Hofer edged Mudge of the Delaware League by one-tenth of a point for the area scoring title. His 20.3 points per game also featured 52 threes for the Storm (10-9), which lost a first-round sectional game to MAC champion Unatego, 64-56. Hofer also had four 30-point games - three better than Mudge.
Bliss’ senior season included a scoring average of 19.5 points, three 30-point outings and an area-best 63 three-pointers for Cooperstown (9-8), which fell, 68-54, to Little Falls in a Section Three Class C-1 quarterfinal.
The NYSSWA released its all-state teams at 1 p.m. Thursday.