MADRID - A classic match NAC East Vs NAC West contenders will determine the championship of the Jessie Chamberlain Memorial Tournament on Wednesday night.
Host Madrid-Waddington will look to extend its control of the tourney title after advancing past Lisbon 59-27 in Monday opener while HCS will chase the title after besting Edwards-Knox 58-24.
The game will also be a repeat of the Class D1 championship of last years Section 10 Tournament where Heuvelton prevailed in overtime.
We played well tonight but we made some mental mistakes which we cant afford to make against Madrid-Waddington. It should be a great game on Wednesday, said Heuvelton Coach Rob Powers.Edwards-Knox played very hard tonight and outrebounded us in the second half.
M-W 59 - Lisbon 27: M-W pulled away from the Golden Knights by controlling the backboards and converting efficiently on transition opportunities created off its extended zone defense.
Five players had four rebounds or more and guard Tess Knight led all scorers with 17 points.
Jennie King delivered 14 points and six rebounds, Dez Pryce followed with eight points, six rebounds and four assists and Olivia Parmeter grabbed seven rebounds while scoring five points.
Hannah Marcellus contributed four points, four rebounds and three assists and Kennedy Murray grabbed four rebounds.
We got out and ran very well tonight because we rebounded so well. And we did it as a team which we have to do, said M-W Coach Gary Tischler.
Lisbon was a very good opening test because they played such aggressive defense.
Alex Amo hit a pair of second half threes scoring 10 points for Lisbon and Jackie Sovie scored six second half points. Maddie Vine and Beth Crowley each hit threes.
Heuvelton 58 - E-K 29: The Bulldogs used their length and athleticism to jump out to a 16-2 lead and were led to victory by the trio of Paige McCormick (19 points, 3 steals, 3 assists, 5 rebounds), Maddie St. Pierre (11 points, 4 steals, 3 assists) and Olivia St. Pierre (6 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists).
Logan Tallman buried two threes scoring eight points, Kylie Piercey tallied six and Alexis Weidner passed out five assists. Makenzie Frary and Katie Smith each scored six points for E-K.
HEUVELTON, M-W JVS WIN
Madrid-Waddington and Heuvelton also filled the Junior Varsity Championship game as M-W bested Lisbon 43-17 and Heuvelton pulled away from E-K 38-24. Danielle Hough tallied 10 points and Liz Froats and Sydney Hosmer followed with eight and six for M-W. Sierra Dobbs six points led Lisbon.
Nathalie Barr and Alex Steele netted nine and eight points for Heuvelton while Makayla Bacon scored a game-high 12 for E-K.
DINNEEN TOURNEY TONIGHT
The 2013 John Dinneen Memorial Boys Basketball Tournament tips off tonight with varsity and junior varsity action. The varsity action begins at 5:45 p.m. with Heuvelton facing Tupper Lake and Madrid-Waddington will follow against Norwood-Norfolk.
The second round of the tournament will be played on Thursday.
Hammond Wins: Hammond beat Colton-Pierrepont 40-32 on Monday.