ILION, N.Y. – Central Valley Academy is playoff-bound for the first time.

The Thunder clinched a spot in Section III’s Class B playoffs with Friday’s 66-51 win over the Camden Blue Devils. The win gave Central Valley Academy (8-5, 3-2 TVL Pioneer) the eight wins it needed to reach the section’s qualifying for the first time after Ilion and Mohawk merged school districts entering the 2013-14 academic year.

The win also followed the Thunder’s first-ever win against Oneida earlier in the week.

"We played (Rome Free Academy) tough," Central Valley Academy coach Luke Judd said, "but against Oneida you could really feel it starting to turn. Things are starting to click."

Sophomore Connor Trevor led the Thunder with a career-high 23 points against Camden. Brennen Seymour added nine points, seven rebounds, four blocked shots and five steals, Brennen Murray also scored nine points, and Jacob Schoff scored eight.

Richie Paul scored 26 points to lead winless Camden (0-11, 0-4 TVL Pioneer). Josh Leos added 10 points.

CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY 66, CAMDEN 51

CAMDEN (0-11, 0-4 TVL Pioneer) – Josh Leos 4 2-5 10; Richie Paul 9 7-12 26; Colin Stace 1 0-0 3; Austin Page 1 2-2 5; Zack Amo 0 0-0 0; John Plumley 2 0-0 5; Ethan Ciani 0 2-2 2. Totals: 17 13-21 51.

CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY (8-5, 3-2 TVL Pioneer) – Gavin Ulinski 0 0-0 0; Connor Trevor 10 0-1 23; Jacob Schoff 3 2-2 8; Andrew Perry 0 0-0 0; Lucas Kleban 1 0-0 2; Brennen Seymour 4 0-0 9; Brennan Murray 4 0-0 9; Tyrique Taylor 1 1-2 3; Najalique Taylor 0 0-0 0; Connor Seymour 2 0-1 5; Luke Tulloch 2 2-2 7. Totals: 27 5-8 66.

Camden  10  8  14  19 – 51

Central Valley Academy  15  21  17  13 – 66

Three-pointers – Camden 4 (Page 1, Paul 1, Plumley 1, Stace 1); Central Valley Academy 7 (Trevor 3, Murray 1, B.Seymour 1, C.Seymour 1, Tulloch 1). JV – Central Valley Academy won.

OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE 52

NORTHVILLE 46

ST. JOHNSVILLE, N.Y. – The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Wolves got 18 points from Jack Brundage Friday and bounced back from a loss earlier in the week with a 52-46 win over the Northville Falcons.

Travis LaFountain scored 13 points, and Tyler Leon had 12 for the Wolves (10-3) took a 16-9 lead in the first quarter and never trailed after that.

Jason Ellsworth led Northville (5-8) with 17 points while T.J. Wadsworth had 15.

OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE 52, NORTHVILLE 46

NORTHVILLE (5-8) – Nate Reidell 2 1-2 7; T.J. Wadsworth 6 1-1 15; Jason Ellsworth 7 3-6 17; Daniel VanNostrand 1 2-2 5; John Sira 1 0-0 2. Totals: 17 7-11 46.

OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE (10-3) – Jack Brundage 4 10-13 18; Zach Mosher 2 0-0 6; Adan Vasquez 0 3-4 3; Travis LaFountain 5 3-6 13; Tyler 5 2-3 12. Totals: 16 18-26 52.

Northville  9  11  13  13 – 46

Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville  16  8  17  11 – 52

Three-pointers – Northville 5 (Reidell 2, Wadsworth 2, VanNostrand 1); Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville 2 (Mosher 2).

CANAJOHARIE 73

DUANESBURG 59

DUANESBURG, N.Y. – The Canajoharie Cougars were 73-59 winners over Duanesburg Friday.

Luke VanSlyke led the Cougars (9-3) with 26 points while teammates Isaiah Logan, Joey Nare and Derek Hyney added 13, 11 and nine, respectively.

Jesse Waddell led Duanesburg (3-7) with 15 points. Three other Eagles scored in double figures.

CANAJOHARIE 73, DUANESBURG 59

CANAJOHARIE (9-3) – Joey Nare 4 3-8 11; Derek Hyney 2 4-4 9; Andrew Ferguson 2 2-2 6; Isaiah Logan 6 1-6 13; Marcus Johnson 3 0-1 6; Luke VanSlyke 8 10-12 26; Maximus Prime 1 0-0 2. Totals: 26 20-33 73.

DUANESBURG (3-7) – Matt Coons 5 0-0 12; Andy Drescher 1 0-0 2; Zack Gamache 4 1-2 11; Zack Lonergan 2 1-2 5; Brian Mallory 0 0-2 0; Jacob Stahl 6 1-2 14; Jesse Waddell 6 2-5 15. Totals: 24 5-13 59.

Canajoharie  18  20  16  19 – 73

Duanesburg  15  11  11  22 – 59

Three-pointers – Canajoharie 1 (Hyney 1); Duanesburg 6 (Coons 2, Gamache 2, Stahl 1, Waddell 1).

OTSELIC VALLEY 62

POLAND 60

GEORGETOWN, N.Y. – Sophomore Lane Adams hit nine three-pointers Friday and led Otselic Valley with a career-high 31 points in the Vikings’ 62-60 win over the Poland Tornadoes.

The Vikings (4-5) led by nine points after three quarters and held on despite being outscored 18-10 in the fourth. Garrett Wood scored 15 points, and Dakota Adams had eight points and seven rebounds.

Kade Ozog scored 18 points, and Isaiah Zuchowski had 16 for Poland (3-9). Dylan Miller chipped in with 12.

OTSELIC VALLEY 62, POLAND 60

POLAND (3-9) – Isaiah Zuchowski 6-2-16; Kade Ozog 6-4-18; Justin Greiner 3-0-8; Hunter Houghtaling 3-0-6; Dylan Miller 6-0-12. Totals: 24-6-60.

OTSELIC VALLEY (4-5) – Micah Lyon 1-0-2; Lane Adams 11-0-31; Dakota Adams 3-2-8; Justin Graham 2-2-6; Garrett Wood 7-0-15. Totals: 24-4-62.

Poland  9  13  20  18 – 60

Otselic Valley  15  16  20  11 – 62

Three-pointers – Poland 6 (Greiner 2, Ozog 2, Zuchowski 2); Otselic Valley 10 (L.Adams 9, Wood 1).

HOLLAND PATENT 60

WEST CANADA VALLEY 54

HOLLAND PATENT, N.Y. – The Holland Patent Golden Knights rallied in the fourth quarter Friday and ended West Canada Valley’s eight-game winning streak with a 60-54 victory over the Indians.

The Golden Knights (8-3) trailed 44-41 before scoring 19 points in the fourth quarter. D.J, Harter led Holland Patent with 15 points while Josh Ernst scored 11.

West Canada Valley (10-3) got 17 points from Jacob Smith and 14 from Nate Rath.

HOLLAND PATENT 60, WEST CANADA VALLEY 54

WEST CANADA VALLEY (10-3) – Jacob Smith 6-4-17; Andrew Soron 3-0-7; Jaeden Beam 1-2-4; Nate Rath 5-0-14; Logan Valerio 1-0-2; Casey Dibble 3-0-6; Caden Ludwig 2-0-4. Totals: 21-6-54.

HOLLAND PATENT (8-3) – Max Thomann 3-0-9; Mike Benedetto 2-2-6; Jeff Sobel 4-0-8; D.J. Harter 5-3-15; Nate Healey 4-1-9; Josh Ernst 4-3-11; Connor Stalker 1-0-2. Totals: 23-9-60.

West Canada Valley  14  16  14  10 – 54

Holland Patent  17  9  15  19 – 60

Three-pointers – West Canada Valley 6 (Smith 4, Beam 2); Holland Patent 5 (Thomann 3, Harter 2).

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 53

FORT PLAIN 40

FORT PLAIN, N.Y. – Jackson Atty hit seven three-pointers and scored 25 points for Fonda-Fultonville Friday in the Braves’ 53-40 win over the Fort Plain Hilltoppers.

Angelo Canale added 11 points for the Braves who trailed after the first quarter and outscored the Hilltoppers 18-2 in the second.

Jaxson Yacowenia and Dawson Nare each had nine points to lead Fort Plain.

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 53, FORT PLAIN 40

FONDA-FULTONVILLE (10-2) – Jackson Atty 8 2-3 25; Jacob Belfance 1 0-0 2; Tyler Blowers 2 0-0 4; Angelo Canale 4 3-4 11; Massimo DiCaprio 1 0-0 2; Andrew Georgia 2 0-2 4; John Mancini 2 1-2 5. Totals: 20 6-11 53.

FORT PLAIN (6-4) – Troy Butler 2 4-4 8; Dawson Nare 3 3-8 9; Josh Nellis 0 2-2 2; Ethan Reese 2 0-0 4; Ethan Schoch 0 2-2 2; Ethan Spaulding 3 0-2 6; Jaxson Yacowenia 3 2-3 9. Totals: 13 13-21 40.

Fonda-Fultonville  7  18  13  15 – 53

Fort Plain  12  2  10  16 – 40

Three-pointers – Fonda-Fultonville 7 (Atty 7); Fort Plain 1 (Yacowenia 1).

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Cooperstown 71

Herkimer 61

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – The undefeated Cooperstown Hawkeyes trailed at halftime at home Thursday but rallied to beat Herkimer 71-61 and extend their season-opening winning streak to 14 games.

Jack Lambert had 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Noah Lifgren scored 17 points, and John Kennedy had a double-double as Cooperstown (14-0) beat Herkimer (7-7) for the second time this season. Kennedy scored 16 points and grabbed 14 rebounds.

Mardoni Laguerre scored 25 points to lead three Magicians in double figures. Dylan Lyle scored 15 points, and Jordyn Lanaux had 13.

Herkimer led 37-34 after scoring 20 points in the second quarter but had only nine in the third when Cooperstown pulled ahead. The Hawkeyes outscored the Magicians 37-24 in the second half.

COOPERSTOWN 71, HERKIMER 61

HERKIMER (7-7) – Dylan Lyle 6 0-0 15; Kyle Annutto 0 0-0 0; Matt Gallagher 0 0-0 0; Mardoni Laguerre 9 6-8 25; Jordyn Lanaux 4 2-2 13; James Aiello 1 2-2 5; Andre McNair 1 0-0 3; Zach Parmon 0 0-0 0. Totals: 21 10-12 61.

COOPERST0WN (14-0) – Ryan Lansing 1 0-0 3; Calvin Sandler 1 2-4 4; Spencer Lewis 2 0-0 5; Ja-Lah Wimberly 1 0-0 3; Jack Lambert 6 6-7 21; Jesse Furnari 1 0-0 2; Ben Tafuro 0 0-0 0; Kyle Meyer 0 0-0 0; Noah Lifgren 8 1-2 17; John Kennedy 8 0-0 16. Totals: 28 9-13 71.

Herkimer  17  20  9  15 – 61

Cooperstown  16  18  14  23 – 71

Three-pointers – Herkimer 9 (Lanaux 3, Lyle 3, Aiello 1, Laguerre 1, McNair 1); Cooperstown 6 (Lambert 3, Lansing 1, Lewis 1, Wimberly 1).