Blue Bombers girls hoops fall in semis
BEEKMANTOWN – The Lake Placid girls basketball team fell behind early and never recovered Thursday night as Northern Adirondack ran past the Blue Bombers with a 60-23 Section VII, Class C semifinal victory.
With the win, the Bobcats advanced to next Friday’s championship game where they will meet Seton Catholic, which beat Ticonderoga 52-24 in Thursday’s other semifinal.
Northern Adirondack jumped out to an 18-5 lead in the first quarter and extended the advantage to 47-17 by the end of the third quarter. The Bobcats held Lake Placid under 10 points in every quarter.
Hanna Potter scored eight points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the way for the Blue Bombers.
Taylor Durnin racked up 15 points, six rebounds and five steals for Northern Adirondack. Rachael Venne added 11 points and Makenna Magee chipped in 10.