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ORISKANY — After four quarters and an overtime period, ninth-seeded Sackets Harbor fell to No. 8 Oriskany, 74-72, in the preliminary round of the Section 3 Class D boys basketball tournament Friday night.

Tyler Green hit eight 3-pointers and put up 33 points for the Patriots (13-8) while Nolan Baker contributed 20 points.

Sackets Harbor took a 46-45 lead into the fourth quarter but was outscored 18-17 in the next eight minutes to force overtime. The Patriots had to rally back early after trailing 22-10 after the first quarter.

Steven Armstrong led the scoring for Oriskany (13-8) with 22 points while adding 13 rebounds for the double-double.

Jaden Oshel scored 15 points and Colton Davis had 17 for Oriskany.

FULTON 59, WATERTOWN 46

Seth Grimshaw posted 23 points as the seventh-seeded Red Raiders beat the No. 10 Cyclones in a Class A preliminary round game at Fulton.

Dom Abbott chipped in 15 points for Fulton (13-8).

Ryan Peters paced Watertown (11-10) with 20 points.

DERUYTER 79, BELLEVILLE HENDERSON 39

Tristan Worlock scored 20 points and Benjamin Barnes had 14 for No. 1 DeRuyter (21-0), topping No. 16 Belleville Henderson (7-13) in the preliminary round of the Class D tournament.

COPENHAGEN 73, MANLIUS-PEBBLE HILL 36

Keegan Morrow tallied 22 points as the fifth-seeded Golden Knights downed the No. 12 Trojans in a Class D preliminary round game at Copenhagen.

Lucas Graves (21 points, 10 rebounds) and Tucker Carroll (11 points, 10 rebounds) each recorded double-doubles for Copenhagen (16-5), which hosts No. 13 Brookfield in a quarterfinal game with date and time to be determined.

James Kelly netted 13 points for Manlius-Pebble Hill (9-12).

CENTRAL SQUARE 73, CARTHAGE 43

Elijah Whitfield recorded 22 points for Carthage in the Comets’ season-ending loss to Central Square in the Class A preliminary round in Central Square.

Zion Tevaga contributed 10 points for No. 12 Carthage (8-13), while Brandon Kulakowski scored a team-high 19 points for No. 5 Central Square (15-6).

LYME 82, LAFARGEVILLE 37

Tyler Wilson, Isaiah Wilson and Kyle Gaumes each scored 20-plus points to lead No. 2 Lyme to a 45-point win over No. 15 LaFargeville at home in the preliminary round of the Class D tournament.

Tyler Wilson led the scoring with 27 points, hitting three 3-pointers for Lyme (19-1). Isaiah Wilson finished with 21 points along with eight rebounds and four assists, both team highs.

Lyme will advance to play No. 7 McGraw at home Tuesday in the Class D quarterfinals.

n In other sectional playoff news, No. 6 Beaver River defeated No. 11 Sherburne-Earlville, 60-32, in the preliminary round of the Class D tournament; No. 12 Thousands Islands fell to No. 5 Onondaga, 59-55, in the preliminary round of the Class C tournament; No. 14 South Lewis lost to No. 3 West Canada Valley, 87-57, in the preliminary round of the Class C tournament.

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THOUSAND ISLANDS 58, SHERBURNE-EARLVILLE 42

Kennady Amo was two assists shy of a triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Vikings topped the No. 12 Marauders in a Class C preliminary round game at Clayton.

Delaney Wiley supplied 18 points for Thousand Islands (13-6).

Tessa Cole led all scorers with 24 points for Sherburne-Earlville (8-13).

IHC 41, MCGRAW 30

Hannah Malbouf scored 22 points as the No. 10 Cavaliers upset the seventh-seeded Eagles in a Class D preliminary round matchup at McGraw.

Sam Malbouf added eight points for Immaculate Heart Central (11-9), which travels to second-seeded Hamilton for a quarterfinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Karissa Wilbur scored 13 points for McGraw (12-8).

LYME 65, STOCKBRIDGE VALLEY 15

Francesca Wilson scored 15 points and had 11 rebounds as Lyme toppled Stockbridge Valley in the Class D preliminary round game at Chaumont.

Olivia Ososkalo had 13 points and seven steals to go along with Wilson’s double-double. No. 4 Lyme (16-3) will play No. 5 Poland at home on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.

Hannah Greene led Stockbridge Valley (5-14) in scoring with seven points.

SANDY CREEK 71, NEW YORK MILLS 60

Riley Dowlearn scored 21 points to give No. 8 Sandy Creek a victory over No. 9 New York Mills at home in the preliminary round of the Class D tournament.

CJ Barney contributed 15 points for the Comets (13-7), who advance to play at No. 1 Brookfield on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.

MADISON 68, LAFARGEVILLE 50

Maryellen Coleman scored 17 points to lead No. 6 Madison (15-6) past No. 12 LaFargeville (9-11) at Madison Central School in the preliminary round of the Class D tournament.

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