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Tishawn Campbell's jump shot with 1.5 seconds remaining lifted Grover Cleveland to a 51-49 win over Lackawanna in the final of the West Seneca Rotary Tournament on Friday.

The Presidents, who never trailed, were led by Campbell, who finished with 19 points and Marcus Mitchell's 10 points. Kiam Gunn led the Steelers with 13 points and Wade Turner added 11.

"We missed a lot of easy shots," said Lackawanna coach Nick Dlugosz. "We're not finishing our plays at this point in the season, but that will come as they play."

In the consolation, Josh Kaczmarek had 14 points and Chet Korczynski added 11 points and five steals as West Seneca East beat rival West Seneca West, 49-44. Mike Flynn and Sal Pappaceno had 10 points apiece for the winless Indians.

Hamburg Sun Tournament: St. Francis outscored Hamburg, 15-4, in the second quarter on its way to a 61-51 win. Craig Austin scored 10 of his 28 points in the second quarter for St. Francis. John Kemmer and Marc Mazur each had eight rebounds and Todd Kane added nine assists and five steals for the winner. Dan Kaminski led the Bulldogs with 16 points and Andy Scott added 10.

Ben Rowell had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Josh Becker added 21 points as Frontier advanced with a 61-37 win over Lake Shore. Ian Siepel and Marty Urbanowicz had 11 points apiece for the Eagles.

Holly Tournament: Kyle Johnson had 20 points and nine assists to lead Albion to a 64-56 win over Lyndonville. Chuck Kowalski and Joe Riley grabbed 25 rebounds between them. The Purple Eagles never led by less than six points.

Jamestown Tournament: Maceo Wofford was 13 of 24 from the floor and made 11 of 12 free throws to finish with 40 points as Jamestown beat Dunkirk, 80-64. Kelly Frederes added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Red Raiders. Bill Pittman and Kirkus Warrior each had 14 for the Marauders.

Sophomore Jake Steck had 17 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead Iroquois to a 55-50 win over Hutch-Tech. Derek Raichel added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Chiefs. Rokki Coleman led the Engineers with 24 points.

IAABO Tournament: Matt Nichoson had 25 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists to lead Olean to a 82-69 large school win over Archbishop Walsh at St. Bonaventure. Kevin Gunther added 21 points and Ziggy Slevinski added 19 for the Huskies. J.R. Kemp dished out 10 assists. For Walsh, Mike Bysiek had 24 points and Adam John 13. Olean mixed up its defenses in third to counter Walsh's outside shooting.

Portville outscored Randolph, 21-11, in the third quarter on its way to a 63-54 small schools win. Tom Mattison had 21 points and John Andrianoff 16. Keith Lange (19) and Ike Morrison (18) led Randolph.

Salamanca improved to 6-0 with a 72-35 small schools win over Ellicottville. Dan Reese (13 points) was one of 11 scorers for the Warriors. Chad Bartoszek had 11 points and eight rebounds for the winners. Dustin Lindsler led the Eagles with 18 points.

Ken-Ton/Can-Am Tourney: Brennen Pryzbysz had a school-record eight three-pointers and finished with 30 points as Kenmore West beat Governor Simcoe of Ontario, 80-55 in the first round. Pryzbysz broke his own record of seven set last week against North Tonawanda. Pryzbysz had three of his treys in the first quarter helping the Blue Devils jump out to a 22-9 lead. Mike Sieracki added 18 points for the Blue Devils and Sean Reisch finished with 14.

Ryan Kirbus led Kenmore East with nine points in a 64-33 first-round loss to North Park Collegiate.

Park Tournament: Chris Colston came off the bench to score 17 points as City Honors beat Pioneer, 73-46, in the first round. Carl Barnes added 16 points and Dan Soffin grabbed nine rebounds for the Centaurs. Jameel Ghani led the Panthers with 19 points.

Host Park outscored Springville, 18-8, in the third quarter en route to a 67-55 win over Springville. Sophomore Jason Hargrove scored 11 of his game-high 26 points in the third quarter for Park. Jason Zawodzinski grabbed 12 rebounds. Tim Bobseine had 18 points and Axel Neff added 16 for the Griffins.

Silver Creek Kiwanis: Shawn Kelly scored eight of Silver Creek's 10 points in overtime to help the Black Knights defeat Forestville, 62-58. Silver Creek could have won it in regulation, but it missed two shots with under 20 seconds left. Kelly and Bob Jamison finished with 16 points apiece. Chris Mayes chipped in with 10. For the Hornets, Dustin Arnold had 25 points and Matt Ampolini added 13.

Brandon Erick had 14 points to lead Brocton to a 50-44 win over North Collins. Brocton outscored the Eagles, 12-0, in the third quarter. Craig Snyder and Jason Schmitz each had 13 points for North Collins.

Starpoint Tournament: Zydrunas Stankus scored 13 of his game-high 33 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 31 rebounds as Christian Central beat Niagara-Wheatfield, 73-50 in the first round. Martinez Valaitis added 20 for the winners. Frank Carter led the Falcons with 20 points.

Sophomore Ryan Murphy scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter as Starpoint held off Eden, 59-52. Jay Wassinger led the Spartans with 20 points. For Eden, Kareith Williams led all scorers with 25 points and Shane Gavin added 11.

Timon/St. Jude Tourney: Greg Quick shot 8-of-10 from the floor to finish with 18 points as Timon/St. Jude beat Lancaster, 68-46. Marty Sykes (13) and Fred Williams (11) were also in double figures for the Tigers.

Seneca improved to 4-0 with a 76-70 win over McKinley. Seneca's Lacy McCulley had a four-point play with 37 seconds left to snap a tie at 70. Perry Davis led the Indians with 27 points and 10 rebounds. John Walker led the Macks with 26 points.

Girls basketball

Holland Tournament: Danielle Poodry scored with 27 seconds left to lead Akron to a 44-43 win over Lackawanna, Poodry finished with 14 points and 16 rebounds. Teria Wright (15) and Eiesha Elliott (13) were in double figures for the Steelers.

North Collins led 17-9 after the first quarter and beat Holland, 47-34. Jessica Contro had 14 points and Kari Mudra 13 for the Eagles. The Dutchmen were led by Laura Marso's 10 points.

Roy-Hart Tournament: Maureen Thaxton had 11 points, six rebounds and five steals for Niagara Catholic in a 56-47 loss to Oakfield. Danielle Guetta had 13 rebounds for the Big Red.

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