Wednesday’s Sectional boys’ basketball roundup
After an exciting night of small school high school hoops on Tuesday, the Section II boys’ basketball tournament kicked off Wednesday for larger Class AA and A programs. The smallest of the small, Class D schools, also started their tournament on the second-to-last humpday of the month. Here is a recap of all the action and what teams punched their tickets to the quarterfinals:
No. 8 La Salle- 66, No. 9 Schenectady- 54
NEXT: La Salle vs. No. 1 Bethlehem @ Hudson Valley Community College at 7 p.m. Saturday
No. 4 CBA- 80, No. 13 Guilderland- 61
No. 5 Green Tech- 84, No. 12 Shaker- 64
NEXT: CBA vs. green Tech @ Hudson Valley Community College at 2 p.m. Saturday
No. 7 Colonie- 62, No. 10 Albany high- 36
NEXT: Colonie vs. No. 2 Saratoga Springs @ Hudson Valley Community College at 5:30 p.m. Saturday
No. 6 Columbia- 57, No. 11 Niskayuna- 37
NEXT: Columbia vs. No. 3 Shenendehowa @ Hudson Valley Community College at 4 p.m. Saturday
No. 8 Queensbury- 67, No. 9 Scotia-Glenville- 53
NEXT: Queensbury vs. No. 1 Troy @ Hudson Valley Community College at 6 p.m. Sunday
No. 4 Mekeel Christian- 87, No. 13 Bishop Magin- 32
No. 5 Lansingburgh- 71, No. 12 Burnt Hills- 53
NEXT: Lansingburgh vs. Mekeel Christian @ Hudson Valley Community College at 1 p.m. Sunday
UPSET: No.10 Ballston Spa @ No. 7 Amsterdam — 7 p.m.
NEXT: Ballston Spa vs. No. 2 Guilderland @ Hudson Valley Community College at 4:30 p.m. Sunday
No. 6 Mohonasen- 62, No. 11 Catholic Central- 37
NEXT: Mohonasen vs. No. 3 Averill park @ Hudson Valley Community College at 2:30 p.m. Sunday
No. 8 New Lebanon- 62, No. 9 Loudonville Christian- 47
NEXT: New Lebanon vs. No. 1 OESJ at Stillwater High School on Saturday at 6 p.m.
No 7 Northville- 53, No. 10 Fort Edward- 34
NEXT: Northville vs. No. 2 Germantown at Stillwater High School on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
No. 6 Argyle- 59, No. 11 Hawthorne Valley- 52
NEXT: Argyle vs. No. 3 Fort Ann at Stillwater High School on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
No. Hartford- 80, No. 13 Salem- 47
Editor’s note: A score from No. 12 Whitehall @ No. 5 North Warren was not immediately available. The winner of the game advances to face Hartford at Stillwater High School at 1 p.m. Saturday. This post will be updated pending notification of the verified final score.