Key wins by North Tonawanda, Williamsville South and Timon-St. Jude are among those highlighted in the boys basketball roundup in Saturday's paper.
Also check out separate blog posts on Olean and Maryvale.
Here are some more details from Friday night's action:
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First off: North Tonawanda is hosting Riverside today at 2:30 p.m. in a nice nonleague game rescheduled from Dec. 19. This boneheaded reporter forgot to get it in the schedule in today's paper. My bad.
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Senior Robert Nalepa scored 27 points while senior Chris Brown had 19 points, 11 assists and six steals as Dunkirk earned its second CCAA I win by downing Gowanda, 75-59. The Marauders (5-9, 2-5) limited Aaron Benton of Gowanda (8-4, 3-4) to scoring seven of his 20 points in the second half.
Fredonia improved to 9-5 with a 65-56 win over Maritime Charter as Vinny Conti scored 11 of his 18 points in the third quarter. Cody Eichelberger also had 18 points in the win, while Kilfoni Williams had 17 to lead Maritime.
Southwestern senior Brock Thomas had 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Trojans (6-7, 2-4) beat Falconer, 57-34.
Tyler North hit five three-pointers and finished with 19 points and six rebounds, while Marcus Cuevas had 22 points in Westfield's 59-43 win at Franklinville. The Wolverines are 7-0 in CCAA II and 12-1 overall.
No.‚6 small school Randolph also is 7-0 in CCAA II as the Cardinals routed Frewsburg, 62-31, behind Chris Erdman's 25 points and eight rebounds.
Thomas Williams had the shooter's touch, big time, as the sophomore canned seven three-pointers en route to a game-high 32 points in leading Salamanca to a 64-48 win over Silver Creek in CCAA II. Matt Deboy had 15 rebounds and seven points for the winning Warriors.
Brian Rice (22 points, 20 rebounds) and Nick Heil (13 rebounds, 11 points) helped Clymer (8-6, 7-2) beat Panama (3-10, 3-5) by a 44-34 count in CCAA III.
Pat Folland had 19 points and 17 rebounds as Hinsdale (3-9) had its best game of the year in beating West Valley, 54-44.
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J.C. Tretter had 13 points and 12 rebounds as Akron swept its Niagara-Orleans season series from Newfane with a 53-42 victory. Alex Short had three three-pointers among his 17 points.
Freshman Xavier Mann hit two free throws with 28 seconds left to lead Barker over Roy-Hart, 50-48. Ray Paul had 21 points and 15 rebounds in the win.
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Reginald Martin had 19 points while Angelo Sciandra hit three free throws in the final minute as Cardinal O'Hara (4-10, 2-3) used a 38-31 second half to beat Niagara Catholic, 65-56.
Larome Hassip picked a great time to score two of his three points, hitting a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left to lift South Park (5-7, 2-3) to a 44-42 win over Burgard (3-9, 1-4).
Dallas Gary (21 points, 12 rebounds) and Domonique Jackson (18 points, five steals, five assists) led the way in a 77-45 rout for East (9-2, 5-0) over City Honors (3-9, 2-3).
Eric Hall had 25 points and 17 rebounds and Andre Frazer contributed 18 points as MST Seneca used a 16-5 run to start the third quarter to break away for a 73-46 win over Emerson. The Indians had just a 33-30 halftime lead but limited the Eagles to 16 points in the second half.
Mansa Habeeb had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the McKinley (10-2, 5-0) in its rout of Buffalo Arts.
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Paul Wirth scored 13 points while Dan Parker had 11 points and 13 rebounds as Iroquois drove to a 31-11 first half on its way to a 54-40 nonleague victory over Tonawanda.
---Keith McShea & Miguel Rodriguez