County basketball wins big over weekend



SHERBURNE - In a rout against league opponent Canastota, the Sherburne-Earlville girls' varsity basketball team won 70-28.

On Friday, December 18, S-E got another win after hosting Canastota. The visitors kept it close through the first half after a 10-9 first quarter and a 16-12 second quarter, both in favor of S-E.

It wasn't until the third quarter until the Marauders hit their stride. S-E, led again by Lily Berg, put up 31 points in the third quarter and shut out Canastota.

Berg led the team with 21 total points and had a lot of help from the rest of her team. Both Miranda Wright and Savannah Irwin scored 11 on their way to another win.

The fourth quarter ended as S-E scored 13 more to bring their total to 70 on the night.

Team statistics: Canastota; Zoe Seymour, 0-1 1. Kacey Cashel, 3-0 5. Jade Shimer, 3-0 6. April Dabrowski, 3-3 9. Leanne Hannon, 0-4 4. Cierra Jaquin, 1-1 1. Cassy Soucia, 1-0 2. S-E; Morgan Simpson, 1-0 2. Miranda Wright, 4-3 11. Lexi Elderkin, 3-0 6. Kaitlyn Furner, 3-2 8. Savannah Irwin, 5-2 11. Emily Stanton, 2-1 5. Shay Franklin, 4. Lily Berg, 10-1 21. Madison Mullenax, 1-0 2.

Score by quarter:

Team 1 2 3 4 Total

Canastota 9 12 0 7 28

S-E 10 16 31 13 70


AFTON - Traveling to Afton on Friday, December 18, the Bainbridge-Guilford boys’ varsity basketball team defeated their neighbors down the road 52-39.

The Bobcats had a slow start but eventually found their stride mid-way through the game. The first quarter ended with Afton up 9-7 on B-G as their defense kept the visiting team away from the basket. It wasn’t until the second quarter when B-G began to get their shots to fall.

Up 20-19 coming out of the locker room and into the second half, B-G fired on all cylinders and began to click on offense and defense. Sean Jones scored nine of B-G’s 19 points in the third on his way to a 16 point game. The only player to score more than Jones was his team mate Trevor Halaquist who earned 20 on the night.

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