(Troy, NY)

Niskayuna tripped up Bethlehem 68-42 in a Class AA sectional match up. Ethan St. Lucia led the winners with 29 points. The Silver Warriors advance to the final four and play Shenendehowa on Tuesday March 3, 2020.

Niskayuna had great energy right from the tip off and played excellent team basketball on their way to a nice first quarter lead 24-5. They put together a magnificent defensive effort and took control of the quarter. The Silver Warriors started the game on a 16-0 run and never looked back. 

Niskayuna jumped out to a comfortable margin at the break 36-16. 

The Eagles used a tough hard-nosed effort in the third quarter and outscored Niskayuna by 6 points. Bethlehem cut their deficit to 12 early in the fourth quarter but couldn't get any closer. 

The Silver Warriors managed to be ahead at every quarter buzzer by margins of 19, 20, 14, & 26. 

Niskayuna had a trio of players players in double figure scoring. Ethan St. Lucia paced the Silver Warriors with 29 points. Kenyon Coleman scored 12 points. Darian Parker poured in 10 points. Sean St. Lucia tallied 8 points. 
Niskayuna buried 7 baskets from downtown. 
Ethan St. Lucia nailed 4 three-pointers. 
The Silver Warriors shot with superb accuracy from the free throw line as they made 73.3%, 11 of 15. 

Eric Signor led the Eagles with 23 points. Zachary Zonca poured in 5 points. William Davis scored 5 points. 






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By Ed Bemiss

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