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January 30, 2014

Edmeston boys top Morris to remain perfect

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Linton Wainwright scored a team-high 11 points to lead undefeated Edmeston to a 47-39 boys basketball triumph at Moris on Wednesday in the Tri-Valley League.

Logan Vibbard contributed 10 points for T-V West Division champion Edmeston (16-0, 12-0), which will play East Division winner Milford for the league title Feb. 15 at Oneonta State.

The Panthers, who played without the injured Nick DeVries, took a 24-15 lead into halftime.

Mike Murphy finished with a game-high 13 points for Morris (3-10, 3-7), which received 10 points from Aidan Staib.

The Mustangs host Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Friday, when Edmeston hosts Laurens.

Laurens 72, Franklin 57

Junior forward Mitchell Barra scored a varsity-best 35 points to lead Laurens to a Tri-Valley League win at home.

Barra, who hit four of Laurens’ eight three-pointers, also grabbed 13 rebounds for the Leopards (10-5, 8-3), who rallied from a 16-12 deficit with a 24-12 advantage in the second quarter.

Jared Conklin contributed 10 points for Laurens, which visits T-V West Division champion Edmeston on Friday.

Derek Beers had 29 points and made three of Franklin’s 10 three-pointers.

CV-S 44, Worcester 27

Ben Drugatz had a team-best 13 points to lead visiting Cherry Valley-Springfield to victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Tim Mould scored eight of his game-high 14 points for Worcester in the second quarter, helping the Wolverines to a 16-11 edge at halftime.

Drugatz and Wyatt Crowley combined for 11 points in the third quarter, when CV-S outscored Worcester, 19-2.

‘‘Their pressure killed us,’’ said Worcester coach Jim Kenyon, whose team committed 11 turnovers in the third period.

Crowley finished with 12 points for the Patriots.

Worcester (7-8, 3-5) visits Richfield Springs on Friday.

Oxford 46, Sidney 45

Kevin Davis scored the go-ahead points on a layup with 35 seconds left as Oxford earned a road victory in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

With fouls to give, the Blackhawks burned seconds off the clock to force Sidney into a desperation three-pointer that missed at the buzzer.

Wyatt McKee had given the Warriors (7-7, 7-3) a one-point lead 10 seconds before Davis capped the scoring.

McKee finished with a team-high 15 points for Sidney, which received 10 points from Nick Meno.

Davis had a game-high 19 points for Oxford, which got 17 from Cameron Heggie.

Sidney travels to Harpursville on Saturday.

UV 59, B-G 33

David Dufresne scored 11 points and Nick White had 10 for Unadilla Valley, which rolled to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory at home.

White scored six points in the opening quarter, which ended with the Storm ahead, 21-3.

Lucas Butcher had a game-high 13 points for the Bobcats (1-14, 1-9), who received seven points and eight rebounds from Mike Carlin.

Bainbridge-Guilford visits Delhi on Friday.

Davenport 60, H-T 30

Paul Clark scored a game-high 11 points as host Davenport cruised to a Delaware League victory on Senior Night.

Davenport honored seniors Kyle Wamsley (six points), Corey Hartman (four points), Andre Dewitt and Travis Briggs before the game.

Matthew Finne contributed 10 points for Davenport (14-1), which visits Windham on Friday.

Jake Davis finished with a team-best eight points for Hunter-Tannersville, which trailed, 36-13, at halftime.

Stamford 61, Margaretville 45

Glen Cioccari scored a game-high 17 points to lead host Stamford to a Delaware League victory.

Cioccari had eight points in the fourth quarter, when Stamford outscored Margaretville, 21-10.

Stamford’s Gregg and Geoff Mattice finished with 13 and 10 points, respectively. They also grabbed 11 rebounds apiece for the Indians (11-4, 8-3), who host Davenport on Tuesday.

Matt Van Valkenburg scored a team-best 13 points and Kyle Short had 10 for Margaretville (10-4, 7-4), which hosts Hunter-Tannersville on Friday.