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Border Country Sports Blog-February 14th

Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.

Today is Monday of course, and for those of you who were able to recover and get up the day after the Super Bowl, it is time for the Monday Morning Hot List. This will be the fina hot list for the winter sports regular season as we will focus on the playoff action down the stretch of the season.

Here we go wth this week's Monday Morning Hot List:

-Emily Dingmon had a great week in leading Corinth to their first ever win in the Adirondack League Championship game. Her success brought her our POTW award. Dingmon had a 22 point effort in the ADK semfinals against North Warren. She followed that up with a 26 point 15 rebound game against Hartford in the title game.

-Speaking of Corinth, no team was hotter than the Tomahawks this season. Corinth capped off a 20-0 season with a win in the ADK girls championship game. They are the only unbeaten team in the Border Country area.

-Brandon Saunders of Argyle boys basketball had an oustanding game in helping Argyle rally past Lake Geerge in the Adirondack League boys championship game. With his team struggling to score,with only four first quarter points, Saunders nailed four 3-pointers and scored 16 of Argyle's 39 points in the victory.

-Speaking the Scots, what a season for Justin McWhorter. Somehow I missed it, but McWhorter averaged a double-double this season for the ADK champs. A very difficut feat to accomplish. Great season Justin!

-Brent Perry of Granville as made a goal he has been striving for come true. After winning the Section II Class C wrestling title at 189 pounds, Perry has reached the state tournament. Perry defeated local rival and friend Troy Austin by a 1-0 decision in at 189 pounds in the Section II State Qualifier Tournament.

-Samantha Howland of Whitehall has quietly had an outstanding season for the Railroaders. This week the sophomore earned one of our girls POTW awards. She had 20 points against Hartford, 18 against Argyle and 14 against Salem.

-The Poultney girls basketball team is a team on the rise. Todd Hayes has the Blue Devils on a three game winning streak and is nearing the .500 mark at 7-9 on the season. Poultney winds down the season with a game at Long Trail and another at home against MSJ.

-Despite a loss to Vergennes Sawyer Ramey had another big game on Saturday. Ramey poured in 28 points in the contest for the Fair Haven Slater boys. Ramey also had a 20 point night in a game over Otter Valley and 27 against Burr and Burton.

-Granville guard Caleb Nelson continued his solid junior season. Nelson has 31 points in a one point loss to Hadley-Luzerne and followed that up with a 27 point night against Hartford.

-Speaking of Granville the Golden Horde Indoor track and field team had a strong effort at the TCITL Championships at Union College. The Granville girls placed third and the boys fourth.


With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.

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