Basketball

Cooperstown got double-digit scoring from four players in a 66-48 win over host Mount Markham on Monday, Feb. 10, to clinch a fourth* consecutive Center State Conference division championship.

It is the team's third Division III title, after winning its final year in Division II in the 2016-17 season.

The Hawkeyes led, 20-9, after one, and took a 39-19 lead into halftime. The deficit reached 26 points entering the fourth quarter, giving Cooperstown an easy final frame in what coach John Lambert called his team’s best game of the year.

Ryan Lansing finished with seven field goals and a 2-for-2 effort at the foul line for a game-high 17 points. He also had four steals, four rebounds and two assists.

Spencer Lewis, Kaishaun Jefferson and John Kennedy each followed with 16 points. Lewis hit four 3-pointers, while Jefferson hit two. Jefferson also collected six rebounds, two assists and a pair of blocks.

Kennedy earned a double-double with 14 rebounds.

David Valmas was the only other Cooperstown player to score as he hit one of the Hawkeyes’ eight 3-pointers.

Cooperstown (14-5, 9-0) will finish CSC III play at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, with a visit to Westmoreland.

Sharon Springs 60, Milford 39

Seth Keller scored a game-high 35 points as No. 5 Sharon Springs defeated eighth-seeded Milford in the second round of Tri-Valley League postseason action.

A 10-8 Milford lead after one frame became an eight-point halftime lead for Sharon after a 19-9 run in the second.

Keller hit six of the Spartans’ nine 3-pointers, totaling 11 field goals and a 7-for-9 mark at the foul line. Nate MacFadden had nine points while Connor Mickel and Carson Vahos each scored eight for SS.

Louis Banks paced Milford with eight points, while Cameron Cintron and Lawson Williams each had seven.

Davenport 55, Gilboa 47

Davenport closed the regular season with a win over visiting Gilboa on senior night as Jordan Wamsley scored 17 points.

The hosts took a 17-11 lead after one period, which ended up constituting most of the final eight-point margin.

Wamsley finished with seven field goals and a 2-for-7 mark from the foul line to tie for the game high with 17 points.

Dylan Waid scored 13 points on four field goals, and recorded 11 rebounds to earn a double-double. Warren Quigley contributed 11 points on four field goals for Davenport, burying two baskets from beyond the arc.

Michael O’Hara netted 17 points on five field goals for Gilboa, and Reese Chase scored 11 points, also on five field goals. Robert Rion contributed 16 points on five field goals, four of which were from beyond the arc.

Davenport (11-7, 7-2) will visit Hunter-Tannersville at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, for the first round of the Delaware League playoffs.

Harpursville 72,

Gilbertsville-Mount Upton 55

Luke Merrill led Harpursville with 15 points in a non-league win over hosts G-MU.

Harpursville recorded advantages of 18-11 and 17-11 in the first and second quarters, respectively, for a 13-point lead at halftime.

Merrill totaled six field goals to lead his team. Matt Lyon was close behind with 14 points on five field goals, and Eric Wilkinson notched 10 points.

Gavin Bonczkowski had a game-high 19 points on six field goals, sinking five of G-MU’s six 3-pointers.

Samuel Piedmonte had 12 points on three field goals, and Dominick Hartwell had seven points for the Raiders.

G-MU (9-9) will host Schenevus at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

MONDAY’S RESULTS

Cooperstown 66, Mount Markham 48

Cooperstown ..... 20 19 13 14 – 66

Mount Markham ...... 9 10 7 22 – 48

MOUNT MARKHAM: Maine 4 1-2 10, Senko 4 2-3 11, King 4 4-6 13, Doyle 0 0-0 0, Landgren 2 0-0 6, Jones 1 0-0 2, Ainslie 0 0-0 0, Lunny 1 0-1 2, Clark 1 2-2 4, Entwistle 0 0-1 0. TOTALS 17 9-15 48.

COOPERSTOWN (14-5, 9-0): Ryan Lansing 7 2-2 17, Spencer Lewis 6 0-0 16, Kaishaun Jefferson 6 0-1 14, David Valmas 1 0-0 3, Kendall Haney 0 0-0 0, Dillon Burns 0 0-0 0, Joe Senchyshyn 0 0-0 0, Chris Ubner 0 0-0 0, Alex Hage 0 0-0 0, Ian Quinn 0 0-0 0, John Kennedy 7 2-2 16. TOTALS 27 4-5 66.

Three-point field goals: MM 5 (Landgren 2, King, Senko, Maine); C 8 (Lewis 4, Jefferson 2, Valmas, Lansing).

Davenport 55, Gilboa 47

Davenport ……… 17 11 16 11 - 55

Gilboa ……… 11 11 14 11 - 47

DAVENPORT (11-7, 7-2): Matthew Vroman 0 0-0 0, Jordan Wamsley 7 2-7 17, Dylan Waid 4 4-6 13, Ryan Zuill 2 0-2 4, Joey Ontl 0 0-0 0, Warren Quigley 4 1-2 11, Chase Rinehart 2 1-4 5, Tyler Duncan 0 1-1 1, Sebastian Fuller 1 1-2 4. TOTALS 20 10-24 55.

GILBOA (): Robert Rion 5 2-4 16, Reese Chase 5 0-0 11, Michael O’Hara 5 6-9 17, Frank Diamond 1 1-2 3, Patrick Cherry 0 0-0 0, David Mattson 0 0-0 0, Chris Martin 0 0-0 0, David Lane 0 0-0 0, Dylan Bellinger 0 0-0 0, Malachy Renz 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 16 9-15 47.

Three-point field goals: Davenport 5 (Quigley 2, Fuller, Wamsley, Waid), Gilboa 6 (Rion 4, Chase, O’Hara).

Sharon Springs 60, Milford 39

Sharon Springs ……..8 19 17 16 - 60

Milford ……. 10 9 13 7 - 39

SHARON SPRINGS: Nate MacFadden 3 2-2 9, Seth Keller 11 7-9 35, Connor Mickel 3 0-2 8, Carson Vahos 4 0-0 8. TOTALS: 21 9-13 60.

MILFORD: Darrick West 1 0-0 2, Cameron Cintron 3 0-0 7, Riley Stevens 1 1-2 4, Sawyer Eckberg 1 0-0 3, Louis Banks 4 0-0 8, Ethan Jubar 3 0-1 6, Lawson Williams 2 3-6 7, Zach Brown 1 0-0 2. TOTALS: 15 4-9 39.

Three-point field goals: SS 9 (Keller 6, Mickel 2, MacFadden); M 3 (Cintron, Stevens, Eckberg).

Harpursville 72,

Gilbertsville-Mount Upton 55

Harpursville …….. 18 17 13 24 - 72

GMU ……. 11 11 14 19 - 55

GILBERTSVILLE-MOUNT UPTON (9-9): Samuel Piedmonte 3 6-8 12, Zach Grabo 1 4-8 6, Dominick Carey 3 0-0 6, Ethan Newman 1 0-0 2, Gavin Bonczkowski 6 2-2 19, Brandon Harris 0 0-0 0, Dominick Hartwell 2 2-2 7, Isaiah Stockdale 0 1-2 1, Sklyer Norton 0 2-2 2. TOTALS: 16 17-24 55.

HARPURSVILLE: Eric Wilkinson 3 4-8 10, Derryk Bradtke 3 0-0 9, Luke Merrill 6 3-6 15, Jamie McWherter 2 1-2 5, Slater Collins 1 0-0 2, Matt Lyon 5 3-7 14, Dylan Hagerman 2 1-3 7, Colton Sakowsky 1 0-0 2, Riley Livermore 4 0-0 8. TOTALS: 27 12-26 72.

Three-point field goals: Harpursville 6 (Bradtke 3, Hagerman 2, Lyon) GMU 6 (Bonczkowski 5, Hartwell).

*headline and first paragraph changed at 1:35 p.m. to correct how many consecutive titles the team has won.

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