John Emborsky scored 26 points, including the go-ahead basket with 29 seconds left, to earn most valuable player honors as Wilson edged Burgard, 84-82, Friday night in the championship game of the Wilson Tournament.
Wilson (7-1), the No. 7 small school in The Buffalo News Poll, avenged a 109-60 loss to No. 6 Burgard (4-3) in the first round of last year's tournament.
Mike Bubar had 21 points for Wilson, hitting eight of nine from the free-throw line and keeping the Lakemen within striking distance. Matt Faery had 17 points, while Greg Sippel handed out eight assists in the face of Burgard's pressure defense.
Burgard, which hit eight three-point goals, got 23 points from Lyman Mitchell, 18 from Rodrick Heard and 17 from Ruben Tidwell.
In the consolation, Traditional (4-2) used a 30-7 third-quarter burst to bury Beamsville (Ont.), 88-46. Colin Rhodes had 18 of his 26 points in the stanza for the Bulls and finished with 12 rebounds. Michael Gayles added 14 points.
Andy Moscrip's 10-footer with 30 seconds left in overtime gave Lancaster an 81-80 win over Erie Tech in the championship game of the Friends of Warren/Kwik Fill Classic at Warren, Pa.
The Redskins (7-1) got 22 points from MVP Chris Cybulski, including a game-tying three-pointer with 1:37 left. Lancaster, which was 13 of 13 from the line in the fourth quarter and overtime, also got 16 points from Ken Grzybowski and 15 from Troy Parucki. Gary Duck led Erie (6-1) with 22 points.
Dietric Graves' 18-foot jumper with two seconds left gave Manchester (Va.) a 65-64 win over Nichols in the semifinals at Richmond, Va. The Vikings (4-2), who meet Bishop Guilfoyle (Pa.) in today's consolation, had a 62-57 lead with 1:25 left.
Bob Fitzgibbons scored 21 points, Matt Enstice had 14 and Jack Plunkett 12 for Nichols, which had a 29-21 halftime lead. Yuri Barnes, a 6-foot-8 University of Virginia signee scored 27 of his 35 points in the second half for Manchester.
Gregg Shea (19 points and 12 rebounds) led Canisius over Belen Prep of Miami, 61-58, for third place at Jersey City, N.J. The Crusaders (6-1) also got 14 points from Brian Hennessy and 11 from Dan Popadick.
Owensboro Bank Classic
Tom Previglian led Olean with 18 points but the Huskies lost to Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic, 69-54, to finish 0-2 in the 12-team event. Dean Edwards, hobbled by a sprained ankle, still had 17 points and nine rebounds for Olean (4-3), which fell behind by six points at halftime and was hampered by 19-of-64 shooting.
Akron Jaycees Tournament
Dennis Frey scored 27 points, hitting five key free throws down the stretch, as Akron (7-0) held off Oakfield-Alabama, 72-69, in a first-round game. Al Ciurzynski added 21 points for Akron, six in the final 2 1/2 minutes.
Cattaraugus IAABO Tournament
Pat Schlosser scored 26 points and had four of Olean Walsh's eight three-pointers as the Eagles (5-3) beat Jamestown, 70-54, in the large-school championship game at St. Bonaventure. Ray Taylor led Jamestown (5-2) with 20 points.
Fredonia Boosters Tournament
Jeff Davis had 17 points, Luke Gullo 15 and Rob VanWey 14 to lead Fredonia (4-3) over Bennett, 62-48, in a first-round game. Darrell Delaney led Bennett (1-5) with 15 points.
Willie Cornelius (22 points, 12 rebounds, six assist) was the standout as Riverside (2-1) jumped to a 31-16 halftime lead and ripped Dunkirk, 75-51. Steve Lockett led Dunkirk (3-4) with 19 points.
Holland Kiwanis Tournament
Chris Kline's two free throws with three seconds left sent Holland (6-1) past Lafayette, 58-56, in a first-round game. Erik Koch had 16 points and 14 rebounds the Dutchmen, who also got 13 points from Pat O'Connor. Ray Hennings had 19 points for Lafayette (0-4).
Roy Reeves had 16 of his 24 points in the second half as Seneca (2-2) overcame North Collins, 67-55. Brad Gier led North Collins with 22.
MVP Eric Eberz scored 22 points while Aaron Calhoun and Ray Cullinan chipped in 15 apiece to lead St. Joe's (7-0) over Kenmore East, 77-54.
St. Joe's used a 21-11 third-quarter edge to pull away from a 30-28 halftime lead and finished the game 22 of 25 from the free-throw line. East (5-4) got 17 points from Ken Warren.
Anthony Bradley scored eight of his 16 points in the second quarter as Niagara Falls (8-2) broke a 20-20 tie and went on to maul Lew-Port, 64-36, in the championship game. Darion Bradberry led the Power Cats with 18 points.
Lockport Rotary Tournament
Lackawanna went on a 28-16 burst in the fourth quarter to pull away from Orchard Park for a 68-49 championship-game win. Mike Mamula led the Steelers with 17 points and Sean Daley had 14. Dennis Schimpf led Orchard Park (3-5) with 24, including a 14-of-14 showing from the foul line.
Lockport (1-7) hit nine three-pointers but still dropped an 86-58 decision to A.N. Meyer (Ont.) in the consolation game. Eric Bliss led the Lions with 23 points.
Brian Cochran had 13 points and 12 rebounds as North Tonawanda (6-3) held off Maryvale, 60-48, in the championship game. Traver Zayatz added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Cory Schemm led Maryvale (5-2) with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Senior guard Shawn Surdej had 23 points and 15 rebounds, while Jason Cwiklinski added 21 points as John F. Kennedy (6-1) dumped Clarence, 73-58, in the consolation. Ryan Vaughan led Clarence (3-4) with 17.
Mercyhurst Prep Tournament
A three-point goal with nine seconds left in the second overtime gave St. Catherines (Ont.) a 77-75 win over Turner/Carroll in the consolation game. Dachi Hill led the Chargers (3-5) with 22 points. Alfredo Ortiz had 19 points and 19 rebounds.
Chris Fronczak had 10 of his 12 points in the third quarter as Niagara-Wheatfield (5-3) overcame Niagara Catholic, 60-52, in the championship game. Tim Smith led the Falcons with 14. Jason Cavanaugh paced the Big Red (1-5) with 15.
Aaron Timberlake's 19 points sparked Cleveland Hill (3-4) past winless Starpoint, 73-54, in the consolation game. Scott Stoddard had 16 for Starpoint (0-8).
Scott Hoyt scored 22 of his 24 points in Westfield's 43-point first quarter, and the Wolverines (7-1)roared past Mayville, 104-39, in a first-round game.
West Sen. Rotary Tournament
Mike Wiley (18 points) and MVP Phil Kaczmarek (eight points, 10 rebounds, five steals) led West Seneca East (3-3) over West Seneca West (2-6) in the championship game, 53-38. East trailed, 15-6, after one period but held West to just two points in the second quarter to take the lead.
Mike Lamond's 24 points and 17 rebounds powered East Aurora (1-8) past Amherst, 79-66, in the consolation game. Joe Wright added 19 points for the Blue Devils. Michael Horning paced Amherst (0-9) with 18.
Wmsv. North Tournament
Craig Bloomfield netted 17 points and George McLean had 14 as Williamsville North (5-2) won the title with a 70-53 win over Williamsville East. Eric Shapiro led East (4-3) with 11 points
Mike Mitchel and Scott Machemer scored 13 of the points as Williamsville South (5-2) went on a 14-4 run in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat Sweet Home, 59-54, in the consolation. Machemer led the Billies with 25 points. John Rizun paced Sweet Home (4-4) with 18.