HS Hoops Semifinals: Olean, East Aurora to meet in B1 finals

Eckstrom leads Huskies to fifth consecutive sectional title appearance

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Olean’s stellar season continued Thursday with a 59-41 win over Dunkirk in the Class B1 semifinals at Buffalo State, advancing to the sectional finals for the fifth time. Ben Eckstrom led the way with 19 points in the win.

East Aurora knocked off Medina thanks to 25 points from captain Noah Thompson. It’s their first sectional championship appearance since 2012. They’ll face Olean on Saturday at 1:45.

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