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Three boys hoops teams, one girls team advances to Regionals after Tuesday crossover games

Posted: 3:29 PM, Mar 11, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-11 15:29:19-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Four Section VI basketball teams have punched their tickets to the Far West Regional round. The Middle Early College, Allegany-Limestone, and Health Sciences boys and the Holland girls all won their crossover games Tuesday night and will play again this weekend against Section V teams.

Health Sciences (the no. 2 seed in the A-2 bracket) topped North Tonawanda ( the no. 2 seed in the A-1 bracket) 71-67 in the boys Class A crossover game. Ja'Vaughn Jones and Daciare Riley had 23 points apiece for the Falcons. Health Sciences advances to the Far West Regional this weekend at Buffalo State where they will either play Rochester East or Eastridge.

Olean (the no. 7 seed in the B-1 bracket) topped Allegany-Limestone (the no. 2 seed in the B-2 bracket) 36-35 in the boys Class B crossover game. Covi James hit the game-winning 3-pointer with about a second left in regulation and led the Huskies with 11 points. The Huskies advance to the Far West Regional this weekend at Buffalo State where they will play either Geneva or Avon.

Middle Early College (the no. 1 seed in the C-1 bracket) beat Randolph (the no. 1 seed in the C-2 bracket) 60-32 in the boys Class C crossover game. Jamond Jones had a game-high 22 points for MEC in the win. The Kats advance to the Far West Regional this weekend at Buffalo State where they will play either Lyons or Caledonia-Mumford.

Holland (the no. 1 seed in the C-2 bracket) topped Chautauqua Lake (the no. 2 seed in the C-1 bracket) 65-46 in the girls Class C crossover game. Myla Kline and Claire Pickett each led Holland with 19 points in the win. The Dutchman advance to the Far West Regional this weekend in Rochester where they will play Section V champion Pembroke.