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Maple Hill headed back to Glens Falls after hard fought win over Mayfield.

 

(Game notes, play by play & full game video highlights)

 

-What looked like a runaway for the Wildcats of Maple Hill after the 1st quarter was anything but as both teams battled down to the final possession.

 

-Maple Hill jumped out to a big 22-7 lead at the end of the first quarter led by Nate Mannion who was a factor on both ends of the court.

 

-Mayfield responded with a 16-7 2nd quarter to cut the deficit to 29-23 at the half.

 

-The Panthers again cut into the Maple Hill lead by the end of the 3rd quarter as Evan Lehr nails a three-pointer right before buzzer. Mayfield trails 41-39 heading into the 4th.

 

-After a Garrett Delaney three-pointer and a Trevon Gifford bucket Mayfield grabs their first lead since the 1st quarter, and their largest lead of the day (3), 44-41. 

 

-Maple Hill responds with back to back baskets by Nate Mannion and Connor Hall to regain the lead, 45-44. Hall follows with a clutch three-pointer and they then stretch their lead out to 7 points, 52-45, with 3:18 remaining in the game after a Nick Butler steal and hoop.

 

-Mayfield fights back once again, with 7 unanswered points, as Evan Lehr hits consecutive hoops and a Garrett Delaney three-pointer ties the game at 52 with 1:39 remaining.

 

-Evan Kulpa of Maple Hill makes 2 free throws with just over a minute left to give Maple Hill a 54-52 lead. After a couple of empty possessions, Mayfield has 1 last chance to tie the game down by 2 points, but their last second shot just rattled out. The Wildcats hold on 54-52.

 

-Trevon Gifford led Mayfield with 19 points and Garrett Delaney added 18 points.

 

-Nate Mannion had 18 for Maple Hill and Nick Butler added 13 points. Maple Hill advances to the Class C semifinals Thursday, March 1, at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls.

Final scoring stats with full play by play HERE:

 

 

End 1Q

Halftime

End 3Q

Final

Mayfield

7

23

39

52

Maple Hill

22

29

41

54

 

Mayfield video highlights

 

 

Maple Hill video highlights

  

Mayfield

 

Maple Hill

8

3PT SHOOTING

6

8-11

FREE THROWS

10-12

73%

FT %

83%

3

LEADS

3

3

LARGEST LEAD

17

     
 

Top Scorers

 
     

Mayfield

Trevon Gifford #34

19

Mayfield

Garrett Delaney #11

18

Maple Hill

Nate Mannion #44

18

Maple Hill

Nick Butler #24

13

 

 

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