POTSDAM - Despite a 54-47 setback to Hammond, Potsdam Girls Basketball coach Larry Hazen is liking the improvement of his Stoner team.
We have two freshman and three sophomores playing a lot and they are improving, noted Hazen after Hammond took a 20-16 first quarter lead and held on at the Saunders Athletic complex.
Alyssa Crosby generated 10 of her 22 points for Hammond at the foulline leading the Devils. Courtney Bova added nkine while Mikayla Horton scored seven. Gabby Marshall and Emily Bush each recorded five.
Breanna Sapp generated 20 points for Potsdam. Sara Vilvamore added 12 while Kathryn Blanchard chipped in five. Shanielle Chambers and Taylor Bonno each scored four.
Norwood-Norfolk 36, Colton-Pierrepont 25: Tied 15-15 at halftime, the Flyers used a 10-2 third quarter run to take the lead as Carlea Weaver and Katie Ames each tallied 11 points and Kate Wellings and Hannah Seguin each recorded six points,.
For C-P, Morgan Doyle scored 11 while Haley Hennessy and Kylie McKinley each scored five.
Chateaugay 36, Brushton-Moira 24: The Bulldogs (10-1, 7-0) pulled away from a 22-18 halftime advantage with a 12-1 third as Makayla Fleury scored 11 and Courtney Boyea added nine. Arielle Gary tallied seven points and Alex Trickey added six for B-M (5-7, 1-5).
Massena 51, St. Lawrence Central 37: The Raiders (7-5) turned a 22-22 halftime tie into a road win sparked by a 13-8 third quarter and 16-7 fourth quarter advantages. Senior Alisha Jacobs tossed through four three-pointers in leading all scorers with 20 points in the winning effort. Marissa Manley worked the paint for 15 points followed by Sidney Thompson with eight points,
Breanna Vatter also netted four three-pointers in pacing the Lady Larries (8-7) with 17 points. She also grabbed seven rebounds while Lindsey Thayer (14 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 blocks) and Sam Richards (12 rebounds) chipped in eight points apiece.