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Walton boys, B-G girls claim MAC Championships

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VESTAL (WBNG) -- The Walton boys and Bainbridge-Guilford girls basketball teams claimed MAC Championships Friday night at Binghamton University's Events Center.

BOYS

Final Score: 

Delaware Academy (12-8, 9-3 MAC) 46 - Walton (18-2, 11-1 MAC) 57

High Scorers:

Nate Craft (Delhi - 24 points), Alex Tweedie (Walton - 17 points), Dylan Jacob (Walton - 17 points)

Fun Fact:

This is Walton's first MAC title since the 2007-08 season.

They Said It...

"I'm feeling real proud of my kids," said Walton head coach David Gardepe. "They've worked hard for four years doing AAU in the summer, and they really performed well tonight, and it shows all the work they've put in, so I'm very proud of them."  

"Oh my gosh, it's been a while for our school," said Walton senior Alex Tweedie. "It's been a while even for us to be here. It feels amazing to win, and we have a great fan base. They travel everywhere, as you can see. They were nice and loud and proud tonight, and we couldn't do it without them." 

GIRLS

Final Score: 

#1 Bainbridge-Guilford (19-1, 11-1 MAC) 48 - #2 Delaware Academy (18-2, 11-1 MAC) 40 

High Scorers:

Anna Post (Delhi - 13 points), Logan Bruce (Delhi - 12 points), Olivia Wakin (Delhi - 11 points), Abigail Selfridge (B-G - 11 points), Erica Selfridge (B-G - 11 points), Megan Palmatier (B-G - 10 points)

Fun Fact:

This is Bainbridge-Guilford's fourth consecutive MAC title.

They Said It...

"It's just awesome for the kids," said Bainbridge-Guilford head coach Bob Conway. "I just enjoy it so much when they play hard and are successful." 

"It feels amazing," added Bainbridge-Guilford junior Abigail Selfridge. "Winning a fourth in a row doesn't make it any less special. It feels four times as good."

"It means a lot because we lost to [Delhi] earlier in the season, so it just feels so good to beat them," said Bainbridge-Guilford freshman Erica Selfridge. "[Delhi] has always been our rival, so it was just so exciting and our cheering section did such a good job. They were so loud for us."

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