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Ryan Belton made six of seven field-goal tries and put the defensive clamps on Grand Island's Mark Hajnos to lead Niagara-Wheatfield to a 65-43 Niagara Frontier League upset over the host Vikings.

Hajnos, who scored 29 points when the teams met in Wheatfield, was held to five points this time.

Alan Ingraham had 15 points and Belton 14 for the Falcons. Gary Asbach's 10 was high for GI.

Elsewhere in the NFL, Niagara Falls (19-0, 15-0) moved closer to a perfect regular-season league record with a 71-39 rout of Nichols. The Wolverines have one league game remaining, Friday at Niagara-Wheatfield. Jeff Street (17 points and 10 rebounds) and Jeff Parmer (15 points) led Niagara Falls. Matt Lickfeld scored 12 for Nichols. . . . Michael Milne (19 points, 10 rebounds), Ryan Kennedy (12 points, 10 rebounds) and Mike Miranto (14 points, 12 assists) all had double-doubles in North Tonawanda's 66-41 romp over Lewiston-Porter. Ryan Hogan led the Lancers with 10. . . . Lance Maroney had 13 points, nine rebounds and four steals in Lockport's 59-48 win over Kenmore East. Chris Robey led the Bulldogs with 20.

Msgr. Martin Association: No. 1 ranked Timon/St. Jude wrapped up a second straight League AA regular-season championship with 56-43 victory over St. Francis. The Tigers led only 38-35 after three quarters but held the Red Raiders for the first five minutes of the fourth quarter and pulled away to their 21st victory. Charlie Comerford led the Tigers with 30 points. Pete Tardif's 15 were tops for St. Francis. . . David Ruffin scored 21 points and William Murray 20 as Turner/Carroll defeated Niagara Catholic, 84-51. Matt Clingersmith of the Rapideers took game scoring honors with 26 points. . . . Brian Jasinski went on a 26-point tear to lead St. Mary's of Lancasterover O'Hara, 73-62. Ryan Knapp had 15 points and Shawn Barron 14 for the Hawks.

ECIC I: Frontier sank 26 of 37 foul shots in a 71-63 upset of cross-town rival Hamburg. Mark Morlock led the victory with 26 points. It spoiled a big night for Hamburg's Adam Zoeller, who had 25 points and broke the Bulldogs' career scoring record.

ECIC II: Sweet Home missed two chances at the finish and lost to Williamsville East, 67-66. Reggie Burgin of the Panthers made a free throw with 9 seconds left to cut the deficit to one, but he missed the second. After a miss by the Flames at the foul line, Sweet Home rebounded but Bryan Boswell's potential game-winner at the buzzer missed. Jeremy Konst led the Flames with 24 points, Justin Konst added 15. Boswell led the Panthers with 29 points. Burgin and Jonathan Ross added 12 each.

ECIC III: Mike Maciejewski's 16 points led Cheektowaga over Springville, 46-41. Josh Marugala had 17 points for the Griffins.

ECIC Interdivision: Williamsville South won at Clarence, 66-54. Brandon Woods led the Billies with 21 points. Ed Spoth's 13 were high for the Red Devils. . . . Josh Bishop had 13 points and 14 rebounds as East Aurora celebrated "Seniors Night" with a 56-33 rout of Maryvale. Ryan Mohr has 12 for the Flyers. . . . John Jimenez (15), Brian Faith (14) and Jon Jarnot (13) scored in twin figures as Iroquois defeated Alden, 77-57.

Niagara-Orleans League: Marcus Jones scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Albion over Wilson, 62-59. Ken Martin's 21 led Wilson. . . . James Kingsley had 18 points and Tom Hungerford 15 as Medina downed Newfane, 60-48. Aaron Otto led Newfane with 17. . . . Randy Greiner had 14 points in Akron's 42-34 victory over Barker. Stefan Genewick led Barker with 16. . . . Starpoint broke loose for 42 second-half points and romped over Roy-Hart, 82-58. Jon Plail had 14 points for the Spartans. Tyler Guild led Roy-Hart with 18 points.

IAC: Park School cliinched its third straight conference title with a 46-35 triumph over Christian Central. The Pioneers have won 24 straight regular-season games in conference play. Dominic Currie-Bishop led Park with 14 points. David Wrigglesworth had 15 for Central. . . . Justin Kemmerer had 19 points and Ken Reukauf 17 in West Seneca Christian's 74-42 rout of St. Mary's School for the Deaf. Anthony Baskin had 20 for the Saints.

CATTARAUGUS III: Frank Weidright scored 24 points and pulled down 11 boards for North Collins in a 52-47 triumph over Hinsdale. . . Josh Cox had 24 points to lead West Valley over Randolph Academy, 55-45.

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