(Glens Falls, NY)


 -Top seeded Troy is headed to the Class A title game as they defeated Mekeel Christian, 74-61. Troy will take on Gloversville on Saturday, March 2nd at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls.


-In a game that Troy led from the start, and was in control for most of three quarters, an Alex Barnhill steal and dunk brought the Lions to withing six points (50-44) right before the end of the third quarter. Troy's Makai Cruel made a great steal and bucket right before the 3rd quarter buzzer and helped start a game clinching 15-3 scoring run.


-Troy was led by Latyce Faison and Nazaire Merritt both with 19 points. Zaveon Little chipped in with 14 points.


-Osvaldo Dejesus scored a game high 26 points for Mekeel. Alex Barnhill added 14 points.

  Box Score with full play by play HERE:


Mekeel Christian


(Osvaldo Dejesus)



 (Alex Barnhill)





 (Nazaire Merritt)


 (Latyce Faison)



 Full game video highlights

broken down by team & players.

(Click team logo)



Game flow chart:




By Ed Bemiss

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