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MONSIGNOR MARTIN ASSOCIATION Class A Player of the Year: Davion Warren - Timon, 12 All-Catholic Joe Harrison - Timon, 12 Joe Jones - Park, 11 Bo Sireika - St. Francis, 11 Julian Cunningham - St. Francis, 10 Dan Scott - Park, 10 Class B Player of the Year: Tavien Kemp... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The View From Centercourt
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The time has finally come where I ask area high school hoops fans for their opinion before giving mine. Who has earned a spot on the 2017 All-Centercourt Team??? Give it shot. Five teams, with five players on each team, and another 35 players for honorable mention. In a few... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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The 14th state rankings for the 2017 the season have been released by the NYSSWA. Below are the WNY teams that made the cut. ** Teams from Section V have been included in italics. Class AA Fairport #3 UPrep #12 Bishop Kearney #24 Niagara Falls #25 Class A Irondequoit #1... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Davonte Gaines & Health Sciences punched their 'Ticket' to Binghamton) Class AA: Fairport 63, Niagara Falls 32 N. Falls 12 - 6 - 5 - 9 = 32 Fairport 13 - 16 - 18 - 16 = 63 Player Stats: Fairport Red Raiders Dan Masino 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 4... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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The 13th state rankings for the 2017 the season have been released by the NYSSWA. Below are the WNY teams that made the cut. ** Released on Tuesday, prior to crossover games. This week, I've included any teams that are potential opponents of our locally ranked teams this weekend. Class... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Tyron Lott & Health Sciences are headed to the Class B Far West Regional/Photo: Harry Scull,BuffNews) North Tonawanda 58, Amherst 51 On Saturday night, North Tonawanda chased a lead against Williamsville South for most of the game, before erasing a seven-point deficit with three minutes left to win by six... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(South Park's Shakur Harris scored 54 points in his two games during Buff State Week/Photo: Harry Scull,Buff News) Section VI All-Tournament Teams are selected based on games played during the semifinal and championship rounds of sectionals, and do not include crossover or quarterfinal rounds. Click here to see brackets from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Amherst celebrates a 2nd straight Class A2 title /Photo: Harry Scull,Buff News) Niagara Falls 61, Lancaster 56 Four years ago, Niagara Falls rolled out a very young lineup that included three freshmen (Charles Lamar, Tyler Sanders, & Devin Sanders) with a lot of potential for the future. That season, the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Jarrett Lecceadone & Randolph won Class C2 on JCC Friday) Chautauqua Lake 68, Cleveland Hill 62 It's was 35 years ago that a school named Chautauqua won a Section VI title. Since then, that school merged with Mayville to form Chautauqua Lake and become the Thunderbirds. And for the first... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Davonte 'The Ticket' Gaines brings the #BOOM for Health) Health Sciences 55, Medina 37 With many expecting to see offense fireworks as the Falcons faced Medina, who was riding a 14-game winning streak and arrived with plenty of talent, it was defense that decided the outcome and dictated the pace... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Lancaster's Alec Tamburri scores two of 24 points in the Class AA semifinals) Lancaster 71, Kenmore West 48 Last season, the Legends found themselves on the wrong end of a lopsided Class AA semifinal against a team from the Niagara Frontier League. In its return to the arena where sectional... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(South Park's Ray Mushat secures a rebound against Cheektowaga /Photo: Harry Scull,Buff News) South Park 74, Cheektowaga 64 The Buffalo State Sports Arena was at a fever pitch during the finale of three games between the Sparks & Warriors, as herds of fans arrived to watch Cheektowaga's Dom Welch's attempt... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Devin Degree & South are back in the Class A1 Final / Photo: Harry Scull,Buff News) Williamsville South 63, McKinley 51 The two-time defending overall Class A champions shook off a sluggish start and methodically built a lead to end McKinley's season for a third straight season and advance to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Newfane's Max Weber came through with another big game & the game-winner) (3) Newfane 65, (2) MST Seneca 63 For 30 minutes, Newfane never trailed in a close battle with the Wolves. However, a three-point play converted by Dom Prince, a free throw by Earl Howard, and a rebound &... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Tyron Lott and Health Sciences are ready for a run in Class B2) Large Schools 1. Williamsville South (A1) - What would Buff State Week be without a little South vs. McKinley action? The Billies will look to end the Macks' season for a third straight time on Tuesday in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Buffalo State Sports Arena) Monday, February 27th ** Two Games ** Class B1 Semifinals East Aurora Blue Devils #1 (18-3) * Co-Champs in ECIC III vs. Dunkirk Marauders #5 (13-9) * Finished 3rd in CCAA I West East Aurora - Voted #1 Small School - Defeated Depew to get here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Bo Sireika led Frannies to its first Manhattan Cup Final since '07 /Photo:Larry Sheur) Class A Semifinals (2) St. Francis 66, (3) Park 64 After two epic overtime battles during the regular season, the Red Raiders and Pioneers treated MMA fans to a spectacular encore performance at Villa Maria College... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Marquise Miller of Niagara Falls scores against Lockport) The defending champions in Class AA have been up and down this season. After a fantastic start to the season that included a win over UPrep in its second game of the season, Niagara Falls to a few lumps in an ultra... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Clarence's River Reinhardt played some big minutes in crunch time) It can be tough living up to expectations, but it's most difficult when you don't meet the ones you place on yourself. The Red Devils at Clarence came into this season knowing they were capable of competing in a wide... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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Play-in Games - Thursday, February 23rd AT Villa Maria - 4:30 pm, 6:15 pm, 7:45 pm Class B - (3) Nichols 53, (6) Niagara Catholic 37 Class B - (4) Walsh 60, (5) CCA 43 Class A - (4) Canisius 59, (5) St.Joe's 52 Class B Semifinals - Saturday, February... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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The eleventh state rankings for the 2017 the season have been released by the NYSSWA. Below are the WNY teams that made the cut: Class AA No teams ranked Class A Williamsville South #5 St. Francis #14 Park #15 Olean #22 Timon #23 Amherst #25 Class B East Aurora #14... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Ryan Bradley of Canisius tries to finish over Timon's Master Radford) Large Schools 1. Williamsville South (A1) - The Billies quest for a third straight overall Class A title and trip to the Far West Regional begins on Friday night. 2. St. Francis (MMA) - Kept the Red Raiders here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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(Monty Shoemaker & the Olean Huskies enter sectionals on a 14-game win streak / Photo: Olean Times Herald) The Section VI postseason begins Tuesday night with seven First Round matchups. The winner moves on to participate in the Pre-Quarterfinal round on Wednesday night at 7 pm. On Friday, 32 Quarterfinal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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Buff State Week Viewing Guide Sectional Preview The Schedule Manhattan Cup Class AA Bracket Class A1 Bracket Class A2 Bracket Class B1 Bracket Class B2 Bracket Class C1 Bracket Class C2 Bracket Class D Bracket Far West Regionals 2017 Section VI 2017 All-Tournament Teams Crossover Tuesday Championship Saturday JCC Friday... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at The View From Centercourt
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Pre-Quarterfinals - Wednesday, February 22nd (8) Clarence 76, (9) Niagara Wheatfield 64 (7) Orchard Park 63, (10) Frontier 53 Quarterfinals - Friday, February 24th (1) Jamestown 63, (8) Clarence 57 OT (5) Niagara Falls 48, (4) Lockport 45 (2) Lancaster 81, (7) Orchard Park 55 (3) Kenmore West 73, (6)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at The View From Centercourt