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Friday, NY State quarterfinal rounds of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHAA) boy's basketball playoffs are in the books. From Class B to Class D, high school teams from across the State competed for a chance to represent their Section for a State Championship, at the Floyd L Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.
Here are your finals:
Boy's Class B Finals
- Seton Catholic - 65 def. Health Sciences Charter - 61 2-OT
- Mekeel Christian Academy - 68 def. Briarcliff - 61 Overtime
Boy's Class C Finals
- Lake George - 73 def. Greenport - 58 Final
- Northstar Christian Academy - 58 def. Tully - 45 Final
Boy's Class D Finals
- Moriah - 65 def. Newfield - 59 Final
- East High School - 78 def. Harrisville - 48 Final
Seton Catholic will face Mekeel Christian Academy, tomorrow (Saturday), for the Class B State Championship, at 9:00 p.m.
Northstar Christian Academy will take on Lake George, tomorrow, for the Class C State Championship, at 7:00 p.m.
And East High School will matchup against Moriah, tomorrow, for the Class D State Championship, at 5:15 p.m.
East High School handed Moriah its first loss of the season, with Justin Allen scoring a double-double, 14 points and 11 rebounds. Allen's teammate, Willard Anderson scored a game-high 26 points.
Leo Gallagher led Seton Catholic in total points, with 21. Four Saints found themselves in double digits, for the win.
Following a loss to the Seton Saints, Mekeel Christian Academy's Kameron Briggs netted a game-high 23 points, most of which came in the second half.
Tomorrow's Class B Championship game is the first time any team from Mekeel Christian Academy (boys/girls) has reached an NY State Final.
Lake George is heading to their fourth State Championship, since 2009.