Morris 56, Laurens 44
Levi Decker’s 21-point night included a 9-for-10 showing from the free throw line to lead West Division champion Morris to a Tri-Valley League win at home.
The Mustangs (15-1, 12-1) finished 19-for-22 from the foul line. Mike DeLuca finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds for Morris, which sealed the win by going 12-for-13 from the line in the fourth quarter.
Morris will play the East Division champion in the Tri-Valley League crossover final at 8 p.m. Saturday at Oneonta State.
Mitchel Barra had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Laurens (9-8), which received respective 11- and 10-point nights from Jared Conklin and Ryan Holmes.
Waterville 63, Cooperstown 33Ethan Bliss scored 15 points, but Cooperstown failed to score in double figures in any quarter of its Center State Conference loss at home.
Jordan Manikas had eight points for the Redskins (9-8, 6-5), who will travel to Hamilton tonight.
SK 69, Jefferson 28
Nine of Trevor Holdridge’s game-high 21 points came during a 24-4 first quarter that helped host South Kortright to a Delaware League victory.
The Mountain Division champion Rams (13-4, 10-3) received 10 points apiece from Dylan Cole and Anthony Salcido.
“We’ve been getting more balanced scoring as of late,” SK coach Bob VanValkenburgh said.
Next for the Rams is a matchup against Upper Division champion Margaretville in the crossover final at 7:30 p.m. Friday at SUNY Delhi.
“We definitely have to rebound,” said VanValkenburgh, whose team opened the season with a 60-52 win over the Blue Devils. “They have two good rebounders, so it’ll definitely come down to how well we rebound. And, we have to break their press.”
Gilboa 46, Roxbury 40
Ben Standhart hit two three-pointers to lead Gilboa’s 17-9 fourth-quarter run that carried the Wildcats to a Delaware League victory.
Hunter Grace and Tyler Latta scored 13 points apiece for Gilboa, which received nine points from Zak Perry and eight from Standhart.