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SWEET HOME NAILS KEY THREES, BEATS SOUTH PARK FOR TITLE

Sweet Home connected for five three-pointers in the third quarter to upend South Park, 76-65, to win its own boys tournament on Monday night.

Tournament MVP Dwayne McDuffie had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers. Mark Rouse added 18 points and Angelo Cavallaro chipped in with 16.

Joe Chirico led the Sparks with 14. Vincent "Butter" Burt, who had 38 points in the first round, was held to 12.

In the consolation, Warren Hunt had 22 points to lead Niagara Falls to a 64-44 victory over Cardinal O'Hara. Jeremie Jones led O'Hara with 18.

Amherst Tournament: Amherst used a full-court press to outscore Williamsville East, 20-6, in the third quarter on its way to a 61-37 victory. Joe Walsh and Chris LoTempio had 12 points each for the Tigers. Chris Clifton added 11 and Brian Ferretti 10 for the Tigers. The Flames were led by Chris Fetter with 13.

Brian Skutt had 12 points and Kevin Noon grabbed eight rebounds to lead Newfane to a 53-37 win over Grand Island. Eric Klumpp had 10 assists.

Clarence Tournament: Canisius improved to 6-0 by beating Bennett, 98-67. Brian Keenan had 18 points and five steals for the Crusaders. Jon Lilley added 11 points and seven steals. Will Bibbs led the Tigers with 19 points.

Don Piccolo had 14 points and his brother Anthony added 12 as Depew advanced with a 54-51 win over Clarence. Marc Hoppy added 10 for the Wildcats. Nick Voelker paced the Red Devils with 18.

Lew-Port Tournament: Lackawanna led by 10 points with 2:30 left and went on to beat Lewiston-Porter, 51-44, for the title. Byron Threeths was named MVP and Derrick Dilbert netted 19 for the Steelers. Frank Garcia (13) and Jeff Moran (12) led the Lancers.

McDowell Invitational: Scott Pazderski had 20 points and five steals to lead St. Joe's to an 82-64 first-round win over Greece Athena in Erie, Pa. The Marauders outscored Greece Athena, 21-12, in the fourth quarter and held them scoreless in the game's final two minutes. Jeff Senulis and Pat Spitler added 16 points each.

Non-League: Cattaraugus got 16 points each from Louie Bielli and Brad Burroughs in a 66-46 win over Pine Valley. The Big Red held a 52-29 rebounding edge, led by John Gerard's 13. Justin Young had 14 points and Brian Lucas 11 for the Panthers.

Spencerport Tournament: Shaun Maxwell connected for 19 points, five steals and five assists as Lockport beat West Genesee, 77-44. Charlie Croff added 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Lions.

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Tourney: Nichols rallied from a 13-point deficit to tie Utica-Proctor at the end of regulation, but was outscored 15-2 in overtime and lost, 81-68. The Big Green took a 64-63 lead on Zac Gershberg's three-pointer with 16 seconds left. Nick Laettner then made two free throws with 14 seconds left for a 66-63 lead. But Walt Savage of Utica-Proctor made a three-pointer over two players from the deep corner to tie it with six seconds to go. Nichols' consolation game against St. Paul's of Niagara Falls, Ont., was postponed because of the snowstorm. Nichols coach Jim Kramer said he hopes to reschedule the game at a later date.

Webster Booster Tourney: MVP Brian Dux scored 31 points and had seven assists as Orchard Park held off Wilson Magnet, 74-72, to win the title. Chris Stern added 13 points and Dave Rumschik had 10 for the Quakers.

West Henrietta Tourney: Duwand Dowell had 15 points and Cardell Love added 14 for Kensington in a 74-58 loss to Franklin of Rochester. The Knights shot just 35 percent from the free-throw line.

Wilson/Lakeside IGA Tournament: Wilson broke the game open with a 21-6 second quarter en route to a 62-41 win over Lafayette. Greg Bradley had 13 points and Ed Redmond 12 for the Lakemen.

Freshman Gregory French had 12 points, eight assists and six steals to help Traditional handle Burgard, 90-56. Pierre Wilkins scored 18 and Jared Reed 15 points for the Bulls. Thomas Coleman paced Burgard with 22 points.

Girls basketball

CCIAC Interdivision: Adrianna Ognibene had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Falconer to a 47-31 victory over Cassadaga Valley. Beth Kingsley added 10 points and seven assists. Kay Martin led the Cougars with 10.

Hamburg Sun Tournament: Allison Clarke had 14 rebounds and Katie Hummel gradded 13 as Frontier downed Eden, 55-39. The Falcons jumped out to an 18-4 lead. Jen Wright led the Raiders with 19.

Emily Dailey scored eight of her 13 points in the first quarter to lead Lake Shore to a 43-33 win over Hamburg. Julie Pezzimenti kept the Bulldogs' defense honest with three three-pointers. Katie Laettner led the Eagles with 10 rebounds. Lindsey Stephenson led Hamburg with 16 points.

Holland Holiday Tourney: MVP Scottie Rovito had 20 points, eight assists and five steals to lead Akron to the title, 59-40, over North Collins. Val Parker added 17 points and Jessica Jones added 12 in the second half. Jamie Eppolito led North Collins with 20.

In the consolation, Carrie Moore's layup in final minute gave Holland the lead, and Julie Poplewski made two free throws with 17 seconds left to seal a 40-36 win over Lackawanna. The Steelers were led by Teria Wright with 17 points.

Lady Wildcat Tournament: MVP Jennifer Feher had 22 points, 18 rebounds and eight steals as Depew dropped defending champion Cleveland Hill to win the title. Cheryl Hoch added 16 for the Wildcats. Sophomore center Tracy Koch, whose highest previous point total was two, had 14 points off the bench. The Eagles got 16 points from Kimber Shelton.

In the consolation, Lisa Albrecht hit the go-ahead jump shot with 50 seconds left as Maryvale beat Lancaster, 52-47. The Flyers scored the last five points of the game. Valerie Elberson (11) and Krista Wierzbicki (10) led Maryvale in scoring. Kim Guenther (17) and Amy Davidzik (11) were in double figures for the Redskins.

Matt Colpoys Tourney: Jade Fleming survived foul trouble and scored six of her 10 points in the fourth quarter to lead Kenmore East to a 50-42 win over Mt. St. Mary's. The game was tied 33-33 after three quarters. Jenny Gwizdowski and Mary Beth Owczarczak had 12 points each for the Bulldogs. The Mount was led by Adrienne Welka's 15 points.

Non-league: Mary Flynn made two free throws with 13 seconds left to help Mt. Mercy to a 49-46 victory over Clarence. Claire Crowley led the Magic with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Liz Kelley and Mandy Spoth had 13 points each for Clarence.

Clymer improved to 6-1 with a 47-32 win over Southwestern. Molly King led the Pirates with 16 points.

Sweet Home Tournament: Sophomore Adrienne Roseti broke out with 25 points and 14 rebounds to lead Williamsville East to a 69-44 victory over Sweet Home. Lindsay Brent (16), Maureen Lankes (10) and Liz Casey (10) were also in double figures for the Flames. Kathy Roose led the Panthers with 18.

Meghan House and Monica Polka scored 17 points each to lead Lewiston-Porter over Sacred Heart, 50-41. The Lancers outscored the Panthers, 19-10, in the third quarter. Marisa Sirianni led the Sharks with 21.

Paramus Catholic Tourney: Lockport was 15 of 15 from the line for the game, including 10 of 10 in the fourth quarter, in a 63-54 consolation victory over Notre Dame of Staten Island. Jamie Kudel led the Lady Lions with 22 points and Chae Costello added 21.

West Sen. East Kiwanis: Colleen Fesmire had 17 points and Liz Roberts added 13 as West Seneca West beat Cheektowaga, 58-35. Kelly Wiepert had 17 points, 18 rebounds and six blocks for the Warriors.

Sara Gardon had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead John F. Kennedy to a 38-32 victory over West Seneca East. Nicki Whitbeck led the Trojans with 12.