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Boy's State Basketball Playoffs are Nearing an End

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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.

Noteworthy statistics:

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.