MARCELLUS — The Oswego girls basketball 5th- and 6th-grade travel team recently tied for third place at the Marcellus Tournament, which was held March 7-8 at the Driver Middle School Gymnasiums.

Oswego suffered a 17-15 overtime setback to Liverpool in the championship semifinals to cap off the weekend and finish 2-2 overall.

The Buccaneers claimed a 20-18 overtime victory over East-Syracuse Minoa earlier in the day Sunday to reach the semifinals, led by Maria Sweet, who scored six of her team-high eight points in the second half and overtime.

Oswego claimed a 25-20 victory over Marcellus and lost to Baldwinsville, 25-17, in the opening rounds on the first day of the tournament.

Giada Pezzlo scored a team-high 26 points combined during the event, including 15 in the win over Baldwinsville to mark Oswego’s highest single-game scoring output of the tourney.

Peyton Bond produced 15 total points, Sweet scored 14 points overall, and the team also received contributions throughout its roster, which also consisted of Madisyn Mills, Josephina Scanlon-Howland, Ella Warner, Deysha Cruz, Abbie Ohnmacht, Addison Britt, Josie Metcalf, and Mary Ann Cherchio.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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