(Schenectady, NY)

Mekeel Christian defeated Burnt Hills 54-28 in Section 2 basketball play. Avery Mills led the Lions with 18 points to advance to the Kirvin Cup finals vs. Hoosick Falls. 

The Lions poured it on in the second half as they played superb in the win. 

Mekeel Christian held a modest 2-point edge at the beginning of the second quarter. 

The Lions played as a complete unit in the second quarter turning a 2-point first quarter lead into a 9-point halftime edge. 

Mekeel Christian used a tough hard-nosed effort in the third quarter and outscored Burnt Hills by 15 points. 

The Lions were in front at every quarter buzzer by margins of 2, 9, 24, & 26. 

Mekeel Christian placed three players in double figure scoring. Avery Mills paced the Lions with 18 points. Mikyla Mitchell added 13 points. Jillian Ballard dropped 10 points. Ashley Dicarlo popped in 6 points. 
Mekeel Christian splashed 9 trifectas. 
Avery Mills made 4 three-pointers. 

Callie Chevalier led Burnt Hills with 9 points. Grace O Connor secured 7 points. MK Lescault added 4 points. 






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By Ed Bemiss