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SLU coaches visit OBGC hoops


St. Lawrence University Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Down and staff and players from both the women’s and men’s basketball teams presented a clinic to the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Elementary Division on Monday.

Coach Downs stressed the importance of fundementals.


Duke and Georgetown are enjoying 3-0 marks atop the standings in the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Elementary ACC and Big East Divisions for Spring Basketball.

ACC Division

Duke 30, North Carolina 36: Jackson Jones and Karson LaRose stellar two way play lifted unbeaten Duke. Chris “Snacks” Perry and Collin Brenno played hard for North Carolina.

Miami 27, Maryland 16: Aaron Ellis and Nolan Rapin spun excellent defensive efforts to lead Miami. Anton Skamperle nd Tyler George helped Maryland make a late comeback.

ACC Standings: Duke 3-0, Miami 2-1, Maryland 1-2, UNC 0-3.

Players of the Week: Offensive: Jackson Jones and Tyler George, Defensive: Hugh Colburn and Chris “Snacks” Perry, Sportsmanship: Britney Rheome and Mitchell McCarthy


Georgetown 33, Syracuse 33: Free throws sparked Georgetown to unbeaten status in contest between the two top Big East teams. Braeden Free sank three charity stripe points to seal the deal for the Hoyas. Georgetown was also led by Chris Downs and Carson Ramie. Trent Sargent and Josh Hunter played great for Syracuse.

Pittsburg 24, Louisville 23: Joey Roigeo’s two free throws lifted Pittsburgh to its first win. Also contributing were Tristen Lovely and David Vernsey. Louisville received strong efforts from Owen and Ryan Warchol.

Big East Standings: Georgetown 3-0, Syracuse 2-1, Pittsburgh 1-2, Louisville 0-3.

Players of the Week: Offensive: Chris Downs and Joey Roigeo, Defensive: Carson Ramie and Owen Warchol. Sportsmanship: Emma Laflair and David Vernsey


Ohio State rolled past Penn State to improve to 3-0 while Indiana and Michigan won close duels.

Ohio State over Penn State: Connor Badlam’s exploded for 20 points and Kevin Joanette and Kane Jordan combined for 18 lifting Ohio State.

Nate McCarney and Noah Longshore hustled on both ends of the floor for Penn State.

Indiana 47, Wisconsin 46: Cale Sargent’s 19 points and Riley Luckie’s 15 points and five assists helped Indiana stay unbeaten. Avery Love provided a great offensive game with 17 points for Wisconsin. Hayden Ives and Brandon Stewart provided excellent defense.

Michigan 43, Iowa 40: Mecci Johnson’s 3-pointer with four seconds left to play to put the Wolves on top for good in a well-contested game. Joey Dalton’s 20 points and Tucker Jordan’s six helped the winners.

Matt Rector provided 13 points working the paint for Iowa and Caleb Legault was solid on defense.

Standings: Ohio State 3-0, Indiana 3-0, Michigan 2-1, Iowa 1-2, Wisconsin 1-2, Penn State 0-3.

Players of the Week: Offensive: Connor Badlam and Avery Love, Defensive: Hannah Degraw and Austin Paterson, Sportsmanship: Nate Dufore and Mitchell Brenno


The Bulls assumed the top spot in OBGC Sr. Basketball action at 3-0 with a one point win in action at Thomas P. Luckie Sr. Court.

Bulls 52, Knicks 51: A 20 point fourth quarter keyed the win as Jon Taylor led the way with 23 points including some clutch foul shots down the stretch. Mitchell Barber added 11 in a solid two-way effort. The Knicks were led by Jimmy Robinson with 18 points and 15 from Josh Liebstein.

Thunder 85, Mavericks 47: The Thunder recorded their first win after two tight losses as Peyton Lalone led the way with 21 points. Cale Sargent scored 20 in a subbing role, Marcus Johnson utilized his “Garnett” post moves on the way to 19 points and Kinnon LaRose added 17. The Mavs were led by Pat Cosmo and Dedrick Johnson with 16 each.

Lakers 72, Heat 65: The Lakers handed the Heat their first loss as Jack Manke led the way with 26 points, Colin Ross added 15 and Josh Farrar 12. Matt Piercey led the Heat with 32 points and Alex Farrell added 16.

Standings- Bulls 3-0-3-9, Heat 2-1-3-7, Lakers 2-1-3-7, Mavs 1-2-3-5, Thunder 1-2-3-5, Knicks 0-3-3-3

Schedule 5/8/13- 6:30- Heat vs. Bulls, 7:30- Knicks vs Mavs, 8:30- Thunder vs. Lakers

Players of the Week- Offensive- Marcus Johnson, Jon Taylor; Defensive- Jack Manke, Jimmy Robinson; Sportsmanship- Zade Lesperance, Josh Cote


Bulls (52) – Saumier 3-1-7, Barber 5-1-11, Taylor 3-4-5-23, Pierce 1-1-0-5, Lalone 3-0-6, Totals- 15-5-7-52

Knicks (51)- Robinson 6-1-3-18, Knowlton 4-1-0-11, Lesperance 1-0-2, Cote 1-0-2, Liebstein 7-1-15, Putney 0-1-0-3, Totals 19-3-4-51


Thunder (85)- Lalone 3-5-0-21, LaRose 5-2-1-17, Johnson 9-1-19,Rogers 1-1-0-5, Sargent 6-2-2-20, Johnson, Mes. 3-0-6, 27-10-4-85

Mavs (47) Cosmo 5-2-0-16, Johnson 4-4-2-16, Molinari, D. 0-2-0-6, Farrar 2-1-5, Johnson, Mec 1-0-2, Totals 12-6-3-45.


Lakers (72) Ross, C. 4-1-4-15, Ross, J. 3-1-7, Manke 11-4-26, Mayette2-0-4, Farrar 6-0-12, Johnson, Mar 4-0-8, Totals 30-1-9-72

Heat (65)-Hannan 0-2-0-6, Tomford, D 1-1-0-5, Piercey 10-3-3-32, Farrell 5-2-16, Ramm 1-0-2, Adams 2-0-4 Totals 19-8-3-65


The Dream downed the Storm in the match of unbeatens while the Liberty used an explosive second half to pull away from the Mercury in OBGC Girls Basketball League action this past week.

Dream 51, Storm 44: The Dream used a balanced scoring attack to hold off a Storm comeback from a 17-point deficit after the lead was cut to four. Logan Green and Mollee Aherns led the way with 12 points each with Taylor Perry and Kristen Snyder adding eight.

The Storm was led by Riley Luckie with 17 points, Alex Steele scoring 15 second half points and Paige Perry with 11 points.

Liberty 70, Mercury 44: A 45 point second half broke open a four point game at halftime for a Liberty win. Paige McCormick led the way with 20 points with Taylor Perry adding 13, Beth Crowley 12 and Madison McCormick 10.

The Mercury was led by Tory Dailey with 13 points, 10 each from Olivia Parmeter and Kristen Snyder and nine from Arael Scott.

Players of the Week- Offensive- Alex Steele, Paige McCormick; Defensive- Olivia Parmeter Mollee Aherns; Sportsmanship- Logan Green, Kristen Snyder.

Standings- Dream 3-0-3-9, Storm 2-1-3-7, Liberty 1-2-3-4, Mercury 0-3-3-3

Schedule 5/7/13- 7 p.m.- Storm vs. Mercury, 8 p.m.- Liberty vs. Dream

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