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Championship Saturday arrives for Section 6 boys

Allegany-Limestone, Olean, Lancaster, Health Sciences and North Tonawanda were all winners at Buffalo State.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The first Saturday in March is a huge day on the high school basketball calender.

That's when the Section 6 boys championship games are played at Buffalo State college. There are five games: three in the early session and two in the later one.

B2 championship: Allegany-Limestone 54, Newfane 45

It's the second straight championship for Allegany-Limestone.

B1 championship : Olean 67, East Aurora 32

For the 12th time in 14 seasons, Olean is a sectional champion. The Huskies hit 13 3-pointers, including 10 in the first half, on their way to a lopsided victory.

Class AA Championship: Lancaster 49, Orchard Park 40

The Legends won their first sectional title since 1959. 

Class A2: Health Sciences 53, Amherst 49

The Falcons won their third section title in the last four years. JaVaughn Jones led all scorers with 20 points for Health Sciences. 

Class A1: North Tonawanda 64, West Seneca West 56

In the final game of the night North Tonawanda beat West Seneca West 64-56. North Tonawanda will play Health Sciences in the crossover game Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. at Buffalo State College. Its the second time in four seasons that the Lumberjacks are sectional champions. Dante Moultrie led all scorers with 28 points. 

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