S-E outlasts B-G for own tourney crown

Girls’ Basketball

S-E Tournament

Sherburne-Earlville 48, Bainbridge-Guilford 44

Unadilla Valley 55, Hamilton 47

SHERBURNE - For the second time in three years, Sherburne-Earlville outlasted Bainbridge-Guilford for its tip-off tournament title.

S-E’s Jordan VanAlthuis had eight points in the middle two quarters as S-E (3-0) moved its lead to 37-30 after three periods. Cassie Beaver, named the tournament’s MVP, led the Marauders with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

B-G’s Shania Vandermark had nine points in the opening quarter and all six of her team’s points in the third. Outside of the first quarter, though, the Marauders did a good job of containing the Bobcats’ center. “She kind of got off to a hot start and we lost her on some screens,” said S-E coach Karen Mulligan. “We went to a zone in the second quarter, and forced her to take more outside shots. We just tried to make her uncomfortable, we got out on Randi (Conway) on the outside, and controlled everyone else.”

Vandermark led her team with 22 points and had 51 points over the two-day tournament.

In the consolation game, Jordan Anderson made six free throws in the last quarter, and Taylor Davis added five points as Unadilla Valley picked up its first win of the season beating Hamilton. Anderson scored 13 points in the win, and Davis added 12.



S-E plays at Adirondack Friday.

In Friday’s opening-round game, the Marauders overcame an eight-point first-half deficit to defeat Hamilton by 10, 47-37. Beaver had 11 of her team’s 17 points in the second quarter, and finished with a game-high 21 points. “Before the game, we thought we could take advantage with Cassie down low, and we found her when we needed to,” Mulligan said. “Sierra (Morris) also came through with a lot of key baskets.”

Beaver also came through with 17 rebounds. Morris and Jordan VanAlthuis split 16 points down the middle.

B-G reached the finals with a torrent of points in the third quarter that flipped a tight game with UV into a comfortable victory.

UV led 20-18 at the half, and after scoring four points in the first 30 seconds of the second half to lead by six, gave way to a tremendous B-G surge. The Bobcats rattled off 20 straight points getting 10 from Vandermark. The Bobcats’ defense forced 10 UV turnovers in the quarter, and led 40-26 after three periods.

Vandermark racked up 29 points to go with 14 rebounds and five steals. Conway chimed in with 11 points and six assists.

The Storm were led by Taylor Davis, who scored 12 points.

B-G: Shania Vandermark, 10 2-5-22; Gia Cuomo, ; Randi Conway, 3 0-1-7; Abbey Smith, 1 1-2-3; Morgan Bulllis, 2 0-3-4; Alissa Rivera, 1 0-0-2; Amber DeGroat, 2 0-0-6. . Totals: 19 3-11-44.

S-E: Sierra Morris, 2 2-6-6; Briana Vibbard, 2 1-4-5; Jordan VanAlthuis, 4 1-2-10; Mikayla Solloway, 3 0-1-6; Karly Wagner, 1 0-2-2; Katherine Robertson, 1 0-0-2; Kelsie Christian, 0; Sarah Cole, 0 2-2-2; Cassie Beaver, 5 5-8-15. Totals: 18 11-25-48.

B-G 11 13 6 14–44

S-E 12 13 12 11–48

Fouled out: (BG) Bullis. Three-point goals: (SE) VanAlthuis, (BG) Conway, DeGroat 2. JV: S-E beat UV in championship game. Officials: Carey, Collier. All-tournament team: Catherine Keever, Hamilton; Jordan Anderson, UV: Conway, Vandermark--B-G; Morris, S-E, Cassie Beaver, MVP, S-E.

Unadilla Valley 55, Hamilton 47

UV: Corrine Izard, 3 0-0-6; Taylor Davis, 4 3-8-12; Amanda Off, 3 2-2-8; Jenn Elliott, 1 0-0-3; Morgan Weidman, 2 0-0-4; Jordan Anderson, 2 9-15-13; Gabby Miner, ; Bridget Converse, 0; Brittany Fairchild, 0 1-2-1; Mikayla Fowler, 2 4-6-8. Totals: 17 19-33-55.

Hamilton: Jess Welsh, 0 5-6-5; Lauren Weeks, 4 2-2-11; Katie Weeks, 5 1-2-16; Sarah Foster, 0; Catherine Keever, 2 7-16-11; Haley Hansen, 1 0-0-2; Kendall Rush, 1 0-0-2; Kelby Watkins, 0. Totals: 13 15-26-47.

UV 15 19 6 15–55

Ham 10 16 13 8–47

Fouled out: (UV) Off. Three-point goals: (UV) Davis, Elliott. (H) K. Weeks 5, L. Weeks. JV: Hamilton beat B-G in consolation game.

S-E 47, Hamilton 37

Hamilton: Jess Welsh, 2 0-2-5; lauren Weeks, 5 0-0-12; Katie Weeks, 2 1-2-7; Sarah Foster, 0; Catherine Keever, 4 0-0-8; Haley Hansen, 1 1-2-3; Kendall Rush, 0 2-2-2; Kelby Watkins, 0. Totals: 14 4-8-37

S-E: Sierra Morris, 4 0-0-8; Briana Vibbard, 0 2-2-2; Jordan VanAlthuis, 3 2-5-8; Mikayla Solloway, 3 0-0-6; Karly Wagner, 0; Katherine Robertson, 0; Ashley Eaton, 0; Kelsie Christian, 1 0-0-2; Sarah Cole, 0; Cassie Beaver, 9 3-3-21. Totals: 20 7-10-47.

Ham. 10 7 5 15–37

S-E 8 17 14 8–47

Fouled out: none. Three-point goals: (H) Welsh, L. Weeks 2, K. Weeks 2. JV: S-E won 47-31. Officials: Sullivan, Davis.

B-G 53, Unadilla Valley 35

UV: Corrine Izard, 2 0-1-4; Taylor Davis, 5 2-4-12; Amanda Off, 3 2-8-8; Jenn Elliott, 0; Morgan Weidman, 0 0-0-0; Jordan Anderson, 2 5-6-9; Gabby Miner, 0; Bridget Converse, 0; Brittany Fairchild, 1 0-0-2; Mikayla Fowler, 0. Totals: 13 9-19-35.


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