continued A 28-12 fourth-quarter outburst made the difference for B&R as Kinsey finished with 22 points, with help from Cicero-North Syracuse’s Andrew Johnson (18 points) and Cortland’s J.P. Reagan (17 points). Cavanaugh, in defeat, still managed 29 points as he and Bishop Grimes’ Casey Evans (14 points) accounted for most of the PBA attack.
Bottar-Leone beat IBEW 58-53 in the other semifinal despite small contributions from Schurman and Nesher. Ben Hackett, sophomore star of state Class B champion Bishop Ludden, led Bottar-Leone with 22 points.
The four-team girls tournament commenced Wednesday at OCC, where IBEW topped Fitness Forum 65-53. For IBEW, Kayleigh Cavanaugh (J-D) had 11 points, while F-M’s Kiley Shoemaker put up six points and CBA’s Marisa Romeo earned a field goal, too.
This set up a final between IBEW and Lourdes Camp, who won the other semifinal over NY Air Brake 60-50. Shoemaker’s F-M teammate, Charlotte Beers, produced eight points.
IBEW proved too much in the final, using a 20-10 burst in the second quarter to take control and holding off Lourdes Camp 81-69. Shoemaker contributed five points and Cavanaugh three points to the winning side, while Romeo earned 13 points for Lourdes and Bishop Grimes’ Amelia Heiselman hit a 3-pointer.