Clarence, W.S. West crowned
Bryan Jost scored 16 points, distributed five assists and took home MVP honors in the Amherst Tournament as Clarence beat the host school, 58-52, in boys basketball.
Bobby Florio was also in the giving mood with eight assists to earn all-tournament honors, while Luke Craven added nine points and six rebounds. Alex Turecki scored 17 points for Amherst.
Elsewhere, Nick Clancy led all scorers with 22 points, including a pair of three-pointers, to lift West Seneca West to a 52-38 triumph over Pioneer and the championship of the Pioneer Motorsport Tournament. Clancy earned MVP honors.
Catholic wins Park Tourney
In girls basketball, tournament MVP Danielle Devole had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Marina Campbell scored 11 in Niagara Catholic’s 34-33 win over Park in the title game of the Park Tournament
The Patriots had a nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter then held back a furious rally by Park.
Starpoint’s Erica Bradley and Jennifer Faulker led the Spartans to the Roy-Hart Tournament championship by beating Tonawanda, 60-34. Bradley was named the tournament’s MVP after scoring 14 points, while Faulkner added 11 points to earn all-tourney honors.
Sweet Home beats Lew-Port
Sweet Home remained unbeaten at 4-0 after Connor Zak fired in the game-winner in the Panthers, 2-1, victory over Lew-Port in WNY Federation boys hockey.
In a non-league matchup, Mike SantaMaria scored the winner to lift Clarence to a 2-1 triumph over Mamaroneck.
North Tonawanda goalie Kyle Painter recorded the shutout, while Marty Clark scored two goals and added an assist and Andrew Walck and Curtis Swan added a goal each in the Lumberjacks’ 7-0 romp over Amherst.