Boys Wildcats take semifinal defeat to Henninger

Black Knights pull away for third win over WG

— WG had little left in the tank to start the fourth quarter, failing to score for the first 2:40. Hicks and Romero Collier ran the Wildcats out of the building with six straight points between them to build a 64-49 lead, putting it out of reach.

Allen, who led the Wildcats with 18 points and 10 rebounds, received high praise from Kent.

“It's tough to say goodbye to Phil Allen. He's probably scored over 900 points, over 400 boards and 300 assists. He's been a captain, he's been a leader, he's been a comedy show when we needed it. He does all the right things for us when we need it and it's tough to say goodbye to him.”

Henninger will face no. 4 seed Utica Proctor in the Class AA final on Sunday at the Carrier Dome, after Proctor put together a convincing 68-61 upset win over top seed Fayetteville-Manlius in the other semifinal.

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