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March 6, 2013

Olean stands TALL

Curry, Gagnon & Placek take final bows for Wilson

SANBORN —  

With just 112 seconds left to go, Wilson seniors Jamie Curry, Mallorie Gagnon and Kate Placek took their final bows in a Lakewoman varsity basketball uniform.
By then, Tuesday’s Section VI, Class B championship game against Olean was long lost and Lakewomen head coach Brian Baker wanted to honor their long and distinguished careers properly as fans greeted them with a long, heart-felt standing ovation.
Wilson came up short — literally — against the Lady Huskies, falling 59-36 before a large and vocal crowd at Niagara County Community College.
Lady Huskies head coach Don Scholla used size to his advantage throughout, capitalizing on senior co-captain’s Maggie Moore’s 6-2 frame and strength underneath to improve to 19-3 overall.
“They had size that we didn’t see a lot of in the Niagara-Orleans League,” Baker said. “It was tough going to the basket and trying to score. We just needed to hit more of our open looks outside and we weren’t able to do that tonight.”
Olean advances to Friday’s 7:30 p.m. New York State Far West Regional against the Section V Class B champion Waterloo Lady Indians (21-1) at Buffalo State College. The winner of that game advances to the state Class B “Final Four.” Waterloo advanced to the state regionals with a 44-39 win over Greece Odyssey in the Section V Class B final on Monday.
“We used our size to our advantage and finished well inside,” Scholla said. “They were very strong defensively and we struggled at times, but our guards were focused for the most part and Kaylee Pearl (game high 15 points, 3 steals, 3 assists) hit some big outside shots.”
Lakewomen junior co-captain Emily Lasher (team-high 13 points, 3 rebounds) was relentless throughout, getting things started with a steal, bucket, offensive rebound and two free-throws in the game’s first 57 seconds to give Wilson a 4-0 lead.

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