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FOUR SCHOOLS HAVE A PAIR OF NO. 1S

Four schools can boast they've got both the top boys and girls basketball teams in Section VI.

For now, at least.

The boys and girls teams from Jamestown (Class A-1), Williamsville East (B-1), Traditional (C-1) and Sherman (D) are all seeded first for the Section VI tournaments, which begin this week. The defense of those seedings starts with prequarterfinals Tuesday (girls) and Wednesday (boys).

In one of the most interesting seedings, the Niagara Falls boys team, 20-0 and ranked second in The News large school poll, was seeded second in Class A-1 behind Jamestown (19-1 and ranked third).

The Section uses a power points system which only considers league games to seed teams. Jamestown edged Niagara Falls because of its 12-0 mark in ECIC I, which is comprised of all A schools. Niagara Falls went 16-0 in the Niagara Frontier League, but the NFL has two B schools.

The other top seeds include the Sweet Home boys (who earned the spot with a 9-3 ECIC II mark despite a 10-10 overall record) and Kenmore East girls in A-2, the East Aurora boys and the Olean girls in B-2, and the Portville boys and Cassadaga Valley girls in C-2.

Boys swimming

Orchard Park won seven of 12 events to capture the 13-team ECIC AA Championship at Clarence. Double winners for the Quakers were Jeff Organisciak (50 free, 100 free) and Matt Szrama (200 free, 500 free).

Cleveland Hill won the 11-team ECIC A Championship, highlighted by Calvin Rutt's win in the 100 free and a first place by the 200 free relay team. Mark Rubin won the 50 free and 100 back for Amherst. Aaron Moessinger took the 200 IM and 100 fly for Iroquois.

Girls basketball

Lockport Kiwanis Tournament: Jamie Donnelly earned MVP honors with 11 points and nine assists as Holy Angels beat Nardin for the title, 48-23. Autumn Lee-Jefferies, who injured her back in Friday's first round, returned and had 11 rebounds. . . . Allison Depp had 24 points and 19 rebounds as Lockport won the consolation over Iroquois, 45-40. The Chiefs were without Eva Cunningham, who injured her knee in Friday's first-round.

Eastern Schools Deaf Tourney: Shaneice Doyle had seven points as St. Mary's School for the Deaf lost to Mill Neck Manor, 23-15, and finished in eighth place.

Indoor track

Clarence took the team title while Kyle Pawlaczyk of Hamburg and Bryan Weinstein of Williamsville North shared MVP honors at the league championships in Fredonia. . . . West Seneca West is the girls team champion, and Alyissa Hasan of Williamsville South won the long jump and triple jump to earn MVP. West's Heather Brough cleared 10 feet in the pole vault to break her own Section VI record.

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