The Class Double-A boy’s and girl’s championships were played at Corning High School on Friday night, and both featured the same match-ups.
Starting with the girl’s game, the Binghamton Patriots taking on #20 Elmira.
Binghamton battled with the Express throughout.
Elmira only led by four at the end of the 3rd quarter, setting up for a good finish.
However, the Patriots couldn’t quite get all the way back as Elmira pulled away in the final couple minutes.
Binghamton’s impressive season comes to an end in the sectional finals.
Elmira wins their third-straight section championship with a 53-44 victory.
The Express will take on the Section I champs next Tuesday at Ossining High School at 5:00 pm.
Now to the boy’s side of things.
Binghamton and Elmira meeting again in this one.
And once again, we saw Elmira get out in front early.
Binghamton trailed by six at the half, but the Express surged ahead coming out of the locker room.
They opened up a 17-point lead after three quarters.
In the end, the Express take care of business in both games, beating Binghamton 69-56 in the boy’s championship.
Elmira takes on the winner of Section I next Tuesday as well in Poughkeepsie at 7:45 pm.