(Troy, NY)


 -Top seeded Averill Park is headed back to familiar territory, the Class A title game, as they knocked off a tough Holy Names squad, 46-31. The Warriors will take on Queensbury on Saturday, March 2nd at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. They will look to capture their sixth straight Class A crown.


-Averill Park used a suffocating defense and a critical 11-0 fourth quarter spurt helped give them some breathing room late in the contest. Holy Names down 10-0 at the start of the game, clawed back throughout the game and cut their deficit to seven points (35-28) with under six minutes left in the contest. That was as close as they would get the rest of the game.


-Two of Averill Park's youngsters led the team in scoring as sophomore Anna Jankovic had 13 points and freshman Amelia Wood added 9 points.


-Saniyya Adams paced Holy Names with 11 points. Keira Cohen added 8 points.

  Box Score with full play by play HERE:


Holy Names


(Saniyya Adams)



 (Keira Cohen)



Averill Park


 (Anna Jankovic)


 (Amelia Wood)



 Full game video highlights

broken down by team & players.

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By Ed Bemiss