Cooperstown 70, Waterville 58
John Kennedy had 24 points and 21 rebounds and Cooperstown had three other players score double figures in a win over visiting Waterville in a Center State Conference Division III game.
The visitors took a 12-6 lead after one quarter, but an 18-2 run to start the second quarter propelled the Hawkeyes to 26-18 halftime lead they did not surrender.
Kennedy had 24 points on 10 baskets and a 4-for-10 effort at the foul line. He also had five blocks.
Kaishaun Jefferon scored 13 points and had six rebounds, while Spencer Lewis hit a pair of three-pointers and scored 10 points. Joe Senchyshyn tallied varsity highs with 12 points and six assists, prompting Cooperstown coach John Lambert to call him “the key to the game” for his ability to find Kennedy down low.
Connor Marriott had 18 points and Nathan Johnson hit four three-pointers to total 14 points for Waterville.
Cooperstown (12-3, 7-0) will visit Central Valley Academy at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, for a non-divison game.
Worcester 65, Milford 46
James Odell and Ryland Evans combined for 42 points as Worcester evened its league record and ran out to a 23-point lead in the first quarter of a Tri-Valley League win over Milford.
The Wolverines took a 25-2 lead after one and a 47-18 lead at halftime.
“We got out very fast with our press and moved the ball well tonight. The first quarter our press really bothered them,” Worcester coach Jim Kenyon said in an email. “I loved the way we moved and shared the basketball tonight as well as the defensive energy.”
Odell and Evans shared the team and game high for Worcester, each tallying 21 points. Odell had four assists while Evans recorded eight rebounds and three blocks. Jeremy Southworth hit a pair of triples to score 12 for the Wolverines.
Riley Stevens paced Milford with 12 points on six field goals and Lawson Williams scored eight.
Cooperstown 70, Edmeston 59
Spencer Lewis scored a season-high 24 points as Cooperstown snapped visiting Edmeston’s 13-game win streak in a non-league game.
The Panthers had not lost since falling to South Kortright, 66-45, in their season opener Dec. 5. The Hawkeyes were looking to avoid a second-straight loss after breaking a 10-game win streak with a 69-63 loss to Herkimer on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Lewis had four field goals, including two three-pointers, but it was a 14-for-14 effort from the foul line that pushed him past all other scorers.
John Kennedy just missed a double-double, with 17 points and nine rebounds, as did Joe Senchyshyn with nine points and nine rebounds.
Kaishaun Jefferson was the third Cooperstown player in double digits, scoring 11 points on four field goals and three foul shots. He also had eight rebounds. Ryan Lansing scored four points and had a varsity-high eight rebounds.
Josh Martin hit two of Edmeston’s three-pointers on his way to a team-high 21 points. Like Lewis, he had four field goals, going 11-for-12 from the foul line.
Logan Williams scored 19 points, Greg DeVries had eight points and Nate Jennings totaled six.
The teams combined to commit 43 fouls and attempt 63 foul shots. Cooperstown was 27-for-36 from the stripe, while Edmeston finished 20-for-27.
Milford 62, Windham 43
Cameron Cintron scored a game-high 25 points as Milford hit 11 3-pointers to defeat Windham in non-league play.
Cintron had eight field goals, six of them from long range, and went 3-for-4 from the foul line for his 25. Lawson Williams also had a pair of triples, totaling 10 points on three field goals and a 2-for-3 effort at the foul line.
Louis Banks (six points), Sawyer Eckberg (five) and Zach Brown (five) each had a 3-pointer as nine Milford players scored.
James Cofield led Windham with 15 points, and was joined in double figures by Brian VanValin with 11.
SK 58, Milford 20
Nine South Kortright players scored in a non-league win over Milford.
The Rams took a 21-13 lead into halftime, and used a 17-2 advantage in the third quarter to extend a 23-point gap after three.
Carli Pardee paced the SK offense with 13 points on five field goals and a free throw. She was joined in double figures by Kassidy Wright with 12 points and Lacey Eckert with 11.
Samantha Harvey led Milford with seven points, while Sarah Munson scored two points with team highs of 10 rebounds and six blocks.
Cooperstown 43, HP 34
Piper Seamon hit four three-pointers as Cooperstown defeated visiting Holland Patent in an non-division clash of Center State Conference teams.
Seamon led all scorers, totaling seven field goals and a free throw for 19 points. Meagan Schuermann and Kate Donnelly each had with eight points, while Ashley Kiuber tallied six.
Emily Carlson and Haedyn Roberts each scored 13 points to lead Holland Patent.