Taoufik Maknani’s 3-pointer in the closing seconds lifted Plattsburgh High to a 48-46 victory over Northeastern Clinton in Northern Basketball League play on Friday night.

Maknani led the Hornets, who took over sole possession of first place in Division I, with 15 points, while Brady Channell added 12 and Robert Matthews, nine.

Jon Filion paced the Cougars with 12 points, followed by Adam Khater with 10 and Austin Tetreault, eight.

The Cougars held a 1-point advantage, at 46-45, when Plattsburgh took a timeout with 15 seconds left and set up a play.

“Taoufik came off a double screen and hit a 3-pointer from the corner,” Plattsburgh assistant coach Pat Shaughnessy said. “There were about 10 seconds remaining and they had one last opportunity. They took a 2-point shot, but we contested it well.”

The game was close throughout.

“Both teams made runs at different times,” Shaughnessy said. “Our guys never got down and battled.

“We did a great job shutting down their main guys and we played great defense not allowing second shots like the first time we played them. It was a big win for us and a big team win.”

Plattsburgh 48, Northeastern Clinton 46

Northeastern Clinton (46)

Tetreault 3-1-8, Begore 2-0-4, Khater 4-2-10, Filion 5-2-12, Murphy 2-1-5, Grimshaw 3-1-7, Boutin 0-0-0. Totals: 19-7-46.

Plattsburgh (48)

Frady 3-0-6, Maknani 6-0-15, Channell 5-0-12, Hughey 1-0-2, Follmer 2-0-4, Matthews 3-3-9, Desrocher 0-0-0. Totals: 20-3-48.

N. Clinton 10 10 12 14 — 46

Plattsburgh 10 8 16 14 — 48

3-point goals: NCCS (1): Tetreault. Plattsburgh (3): Maknani 3; Channell 2.

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Indian/Long Lake 45, Lake Placid 44

INDIAN LAKE — Curtis Seaman had 19 points and nine rebounds, while Henry Sandiford added 12 points, including a game-winning 3-pointer for the Orange.

“We setup a play for our point guard, Henry Sandiford, to come off a couple of screens, but Lake Placid’s defense was tenacious,” Indian Lake/Long Lake coach Craig Seaman said. “Sandiford dribbled through traffic, creating his own shot with six seconds left. He nailed a 3-pointer to put us up by one point, 45 to 44.”

Zack Hoag also had a good game for the Orange with five points and 10 rebounds.

Tarik Cecunjanin led the Blue Bombers with 13 points, while Garret Woodruff had eight points and 12 rebounds.

Indian Lake/Long Lake 45, Lake Placid 44

Lake Placid (44)

Meister 0-0-0, Moore 1-0-2, DiNiloa 0-2-2, Kordizel 3-1-7, Cecunjanin 5-3-13, Woodruff 4-0-8, Grandes 2-0-4, Pratt 4-0-8. Totals: 19-6-44.

Indian Lake/Long Lake (45)

Hoag 2-1-5, Pine 1-3-6, Sandiford 4-2-12, Seaman 7-2-19, Shortt 0-0-0, Morrissey 0-0-0, Giessen 0-2-2, Fredricks 0-1-1. Totals: 14-11-45.

Lake Placid 11 14 11 8 — 44

I. Lake/Long Lake 15 5 14 11 — 45

3-point goals: Indian Lake/Long Lake (6) Pine, Sandiford 2, Seaman 3.

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AuSable Valley 50, Saranac 40

SARANAC — John Goodnough led the Patriots with 16 points as they held off the Chiefs.

AuSable Valley took a 12-point lead into halftime. Saranac climbed back within four in the fourth quarter, but when the Chiefs struggled at the foul line, the Patriots grabbed the momentum back.

Zach Cosgrove and Shane Douglas both scored 10 for AuSable Valley.

John Maye had 12 points for Saranac, and Tanner Rascoe netted nine.

AuSable Valley 50, Saranac 40

AuSable Valley (50)

Cosgrove 4-0-10, Farrow 2-3-7, Goodnough 6-4-16, Facteau 1-1-4, Sikandar 0-0-0, Douglas 4-2-10, McDonald 0-3-3. Totals: 17-13-50.

Saranac (40)

Pellerin 3-0-7, Earp 0-0-0, Rascoe 4-1-9, Cross 0-1-1, Cutaiar 1-0-2, Maye 5-2-12, Keysor 1-0-2, Stanton 0-0-0, Christopherson 3-1-7. Totals: 17-5-40.

Ausable Valley 14 17 8 11 — 50

Saranac 10 9 12 9 — 40

3-point goals: AuSable Valley 3, Saranac 1.

JV- Saranac won.

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Moriah 57, Schroon Lake 41

PORT HENRY — Adam Jaquish put up 16 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and five blocks as the No. 11-ranked Vikings collected a 16-point win.

Taylor Slattery (13), Noah Gilbo (13) and Ryan Jaquish (10) also combined for 36 points.

“We shared the basketball very well,” Moriah coach Brian Cross said. “They played zone against us. Adam was doubled for most of the night, so we got some easy looks. Adam did a nice job of distributing the basketball as well.”

Alex Shaughnessy paced the Wildcats with 18 points. Joe Maisonville added 13 points in the loss.

Moriah 57, Schroon Lake 41

Schroon Lake (41)

Stone 1-1-4, Hall 0-0-0, Shaughnessy 6-3-18, Lough 0-0-0, Vallie 0-0-0, C. Maisonville 2-2-6, J. Maisonville 6-0-13. Totals: 15-6-41.

Moriah (57)

Slattery 5-3-13, MacDougal 2-0-4, Pratt 0-1-1, Gilbo 5-3-13, A. Jaquish 6-4-16, Larrow 0-0-0, R. Jaquish 4-2-10, Clarke 0-0-0. Totals: 22-13-57.

Schroon Lake 5 16 10 10 — 41

Moriah 11 20 8 18 — 57

3-point goals: Schroon Lake (5) Stone, Shaughnessy 3, J. Maisonville.

Peru 61, Northern Adirondack 44

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PERU — Tyler Lemza (22) and Conor Casey (18) combined for 40 points, while Casey grabbed 11 boards to record a double-double in the victory.

“Lemza played a great game,” Bobcats coach Nate Bilow said. “He gave us matchup problems because he has the ability to play on the wing or in the post.

“We had some open looks in the first quarter that just didn’t go down. We found ourselves down early, and we couldn’t recover.”

Northern Adirondack’s Ethan King had a team-high 14 points.

Peru 61, Northern Adirondack 44

Peru (61)

Guay 0-0-0, Spear 1-0-3, Demarais 0-0-0, Casey 6-4-18, Hendricks 3-1-7, Lemza 7-6-22, Schmitt 1-0-2, Bazzano 0-0-0, Boice 2-1-5, Lovely 0-0-0, Lawliss 2-0-4. Totals: 22-12-61.

Northern Adirondack (44)

Lafountain 3-0-6, Kellet 1-0-3, LaBarge 0-0-0, King 4-2-14, Juntunen 2-1-6, Miller 0-0-0, Smart 2-1-5, Kerr 2-0-4, Velasquez 1-0-2, Cross 2-2-6, Cayea 0-0-0. Totals: 17-6-46.

Peru 18 20 11 12 — 61

N. Adirondack 9 16 14 5 — 44

3-point goals: Peru (5) Spear, Casey 2, Lemza 2. Northern Adirondack (6) Kellet, King 4, Juntunen.

JV: Peru won.

Mod: Northern Adirondack won.

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Keene 29, Elizabethtown-Lewis 14

KEENE — Austin Brown scored 12 points to lead the Beavers past the Lions.

Colton Venner scored eight for Keene, which outscored Elizabethtown-Lewis 12-2 in the fourth to close it out.

“(Friday’s) game was a battle,” Keene coach Chad Lopez said. “The tempo of the game was never set on the offensive end for either team.”

Justin LaPier tossed in seven points for the Lions.

Keene 29, Elizabethtown-Lewis 14

Elizabethtown-Lewis (14)

Denton 0-0-0, Harwood 1-0-2, Morris 1-1-3, White 0-0-0, LaPier 3-1-7, Whalen 0-0-0, Noka-Bailey 1-0-2, Marvin 0-0-0, Farrell 0-0-0. Totals: 6-2-14.

Keene (29)

Summo 0-1-1, Brown 5-1-12, Warner 2-0-4, Dumas 2-0-4, Venner 3-1-8, Haverlick 0-0-0. Totals: 12-3-29.

E.-Lewis 2 5 5 2 — 14

Keene 7 6 4 12 — 29

3-point goals: Keene (2) Brown, Venner.

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Willsboro 47, Johnsburg 28

WILLSBORO — Keenen Hampton had 18 points and Nick Arnold pulled down 17 rebounds to power the Warriors to a win.

Arnold also scored seven points, and Zach Pierson added eight. Seth Swires contributed six assists and six rebounds.

“It was a good team win; every player contributed,” Willsboro coach Jim Spring said. “Johnsburg played very hard all game long.”

Ty Berg paced the Jaguars with 10 points.

Willsboro 47, Johnsburg 28

Johnsburg (28)

Smith 3-0-7, Prouty 1-0-2, Berg 3-3-10, Johnson 0-1-1, Cleveland 0-1-1, Slater 0-2-2, Washburn 2-0-4, Moore 0-0-0. Totals: 9-7-28.

Willsboro (47)

Hampton 5-6-18, Arnold 3-1-7, Pierson 4-0-8, Murphy 2-0-4, Swires 2-0-4, Cross 1-0-2, Ch. Pierce 0-0-0, Co. Pierce 2-0-4, McVicker 0-0-0. Totals: 19-7-47.

Johnsburg 2 6 7 13 — 28

Willsboro 5 14 20 8 — 47

3-point goals: Johnsburg (2) Smith, Berg. Willsboro (2) Hampton 2.

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Ticonderoga 93, Wells 38

TICONDEROGA — Ty Denno tossed in 17 points to lead five Ticonderoga players in double digits.

Anthony DuShane scored 15 for the Sentinels, who put up 27 points in the first quarter. Miles Austin added 12 points, and Matt Cook and Eric Nielsen each had 11.

Ben Brenan led the Indians with 12, and Seth Weaver scored 11.

Ticonderoga 93, Wells 38

Wells (38)

Chicoski 2-0-5, Weaver 3-5-11, Giawott 0-0-0, Peck 0-0-0, Taylor 3-0-8, Michienzi 0-0-0, Foster 1-0-2, Brenan 6-0-12, Beach 0-0-0, Young 0-0-0. Totals: 15-5-38.

Ticonderoga (93)

Austin 5-2-12, Graney 2-0-5, Afzal 2-0-4, Cook 4-3-11, Donohue 3-0-6, Hughes 2-0-4, Wiktorko 2-0-4, Denno 8-1-17, Tierney 1-0-2, Ross 0-0-0, DuShane 7-1-15, Bevins 1-0-2, Nielsen 4-0-11. Totalss: 41-7-93.

Wells 11 9 11 7 — 38

Ticonderoga 27 18 25 23 — 93

3-point goals: Wells (3) Taylor 2, Chicoski. Ticonderoga (4) Nielsen 3, Graney.

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Westport 51, Crown Point 17

WESTPORT — The Eagles suffocated the Panthers on defense, surrendering just two points in the first, third and fourth quarter.

“We played great defense (Friday) and allowed Crown Point only one shot every trip down the court,” Westport coach Ike Tyler said. “We really ran the floor well in the first and third quarter to get some easy transition opportunities.”

Ryan Davis had 14 rebounds to go along with his 21 points for the Eagles.

Kolby Pertak paced Crown Point with eight of his team’s 17 points.

Westport 51, Crown Point 17

Crown Point (17)

Spring 0-0-0, Debrabant 0-0-0, Stephens 0-0-0, Macey 2-0-5, Pertak 4-0-8, Foote 1-2-4, Mildon 0-0-0, Labear 0-0-0, McIinagh 0-0-0. Totals: 7-2-17.

Westport (51)

Mead 2-0-6, Gay 3-0-6, Tryon 1-0-2, Moricette 1-0-2, Doyle 2-0-4, Davis 9-2-21, Mero 2-0-4, King 1-0-2, Napper 2-0-4. Totals: 23-2-51.

Crown Point 2 11 2 2 — 17

Westport 14 8 23 6 — 51

3-point goals: Westport (3) Mead 2, Davis. Crown Point (1) Macey.

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SETON CATHOLIC 101, MINERVA/NEWCOMB 36

NEWCOMB — Adam Tedford poured in 28 points and the Knights clobbered the Mountaineers in a crossover game.

Kaden Baugh added 19 points, Chris Kustos 13 and Keagen Briggs 12 for Seton Catholic, which held a 60-21 lead at the half.

Kaleb Helms scored 14 points for Minerva/Newcomb.

Seton Catholic 101, Minerva/Newcomb 36

Seton Catholic (101)

Tedford 10-6-28, Baugh 8-3-19, Briggs 6-0-12, Racette 3-1-7, LaFountain 4-0-8, Favreau 3-0-6, Kustos 5-3-13, Zalis 2-4-8. Totals: 41-17-101.

Minerva/Newcomb (36)

Karilli 1-2-4, Helms 3-6-14, Colletti 1-2-4, Ruzbacki 2-0-4, Hsiao 2-0-4, DeCook 2-2-6, Huy 0-0-0, Sari 0-0-0, Yan 0-0-0, Deloria 0-0-0, Viele 0-0-0, Sun 0-0-0. Totals: 11-12-36.

Seton Catholic 33 27 22 19 — 101

M./Newcomb 9 12 8 7 — 36

3-point goals: Seton Catholic (2): Tedford 2. Minerva/Newcomb (2): Helms 2.