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Girls Lakers edge West Genesee in OT classic

Skaneateles shines, but loses tourney final to Marcellus

— It happened again despite Lane getting six of her 20 points in the fourth quarter. Skaneateles, up 49-45, did not score in the last 2:18 of regulation, and Dobrovosky, who had 14 points, saw her potential game-winning shot blocked as time ran out, forcing OT.

In that extra period, Lane's back-to-back 3-pointers helped the Lakers erase a 52-49 deficit, but it was Call who got the decisive points. Mary Buck had 10 points, while Call had six points and Jackie Leslie added seven points.

To some this degree, this big win put some sting out of what happened in Wednesday's final against long-time rival Marcellus, who beat Clinton 36-20 in the other part of the opening round.

The Lakers beat the Mustangs 61-50 back on Dec. 16 - but in this rematch less than two weeks later, Marcellus had the final say, stunning Skaneateles 42-40.

Perhaps the toll of the West Genesee game carried over, as Marcellus hung right with Skaneateles throughout a close first half, only trailing 21-19 at the break. And once it took the lead in the third period, the Mustangs held off all the Lakers' late charges and kept Dobrovosky (who had just two points) from being a factor.

Lane led with 11 points, with Call adding 10 points as Leslie and Buck each had seven points. For the victorious Mustangs, who won its second straight game following an 0-2 start, Molly MacLachlan and Lauren Soule produced 13 points apiece.

Now the Lakers have its longest break of the season – 13 days without a game. It allows Skaneateles a chance to refresh itself and work on anything that is wrong before key back-to-back home tests against Bishop Ludden and Jordan-Elbridge on Jan. 10 and 12, respectively.

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