McKinley boys, Wilson girls advance

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Defending state champ McKinley will once again play for a sectional crown, topping Hamburg tonight. The top-seeded Wilson girls were also among the teams advancing.

McKinley topped Hamburg 49-37 behind Varin Lenard’s 16 points. The Macks will take on Williamsville South in this weekend’s A-1 sectional finals, after the Billies took care of business against North Tonawanda, winning 62-49. That sectional championship will take place Saturday night at 6:30pm.

In the girls’ B-2 bracket, top-seed Wilson topped Southwestern 33-27. Wilson moves on to face Akron in the sectional finals, with Akron beating Falconer 34-27. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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