10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Mike Fernandez sinks a 3-pointer to put Moriah ahead and the Vikings go on to score 7 points in the last 42 seconds to defeat reigning state champ Faith Heritage 49-46 in the state Class D boys’ basketball semifinals.
Michael Hoyt nets 45 points to lead S.S. Seward to a 68-52 win over Moriah in the state Class D final. Seward is coached by former Chazy resident Rob Gravelle. Mike Fernandez scores 19 and Nathan Slattery, 13, for the Vikings in the title game.
Amanda Chase finishes 10th in 800 meters at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track & Field Championships. She just misses on qualifying for the final with a 2:16.38 time.
Sophomore Kelly Wescott scores 9 points and grabs 13 rebounds in the University of Rochester’s 57-51 triumph over Ithaca College in the third round of the NCAA Div. III Women’s Basketball Tournament. Wescott then tallies 16 points in the win over Messiah, earning MVP honors for the sectional as Rochester advances to the Final Four.
Josh McDougal, 17, places fifth in the 2-mile run at the Nike Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 9:09.23.
Quinnipiac University sophomore Josh Jabaut sets a new school record of 1:55.47 for the 800 meters.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Bob Emery, in his fifth season, records his 100th coaching victory as Plattsburgh State completes a two-game sweep of Babson College in an NCAA quarterfinal series.
Saranac’s Ann Blair rolls the high game (226) for the all-star girls while Dorothy Liberty of Peru bowls the fourth-best (217) in the state high-school tournament at North Bowl Lanes.
Broadalbin-Perth edges Saranac 61-60, in overtime, despite Tom Welch’s 34-point effort. Welch also grabs 15 rebounds and blocks 5 shots. The Saranac girls also fall, to Greenwich, 65-40, despite 12 points from Ann Parks.
Chazy’s Robin Rovers and Westport’s Mika Conley share most valuable player honors for Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference girls’ basketball.