Tuesday High School Sports: Nice night for Mexico

Mexico's Elizabeth Peters gets ready to serve.

It was quite the night to be a fan of Mexico High School Athletics on Tuesday night. The Tigers girls basketball team trailed Chittenango be eight in the fourth quarter, but fought back to force overtime and eventually win the game. Jamie Wallace led all scorers with 18 points, and Kaitlin Antelmi led Chittenango with 17.

The boys hoops team also defeated Chittenango, that game was in Mexico and fell in the Tigers' favor 63-40. John Eastman and Zach Rousseau each led the way with 16 points.

The Mexico volleyball team also tasted victory on Tuesday, defeating ES-M 3-0 on the road. This week's CNY Central Athlete Elizabeth Peters played tremendous all night long and made some key plays in the match clinching third game.

Elsewhere in Central New York, fans of ES-M boys basketball came away with excitement as the Spartans beat perennial power CBA 57-47. Jeffrey McDuffie scored 15 for ES-M delivering coach Mark Carr to his win (as basketball coach) over CBA. The CBA girls though, beat ES-M 66-52.

One of CBA's biggest rivals, Jamesville-Dewitt saw its boys and girls basketball teams beat Cortland on Tuesday. The boys won 59-51 thanks to 17 points from DaJuan Coleman and 16 points from Tyler Cavanaugh. The Lady Red Rams beat Cortland by four.

Here's a look at some other scores from around Section III:

Boys Basketball:

C-NS 55, Johnson City 48

Bishop Ludden 80, Marcellus 34

Utica Proctor 67, Nottingham 45

Cazenovia 57, Skaneateles 55

Oswego 56, West Genesee 52

Fulton 62, Fowler 48

Solvay 66, Phoenix 52

Girls Basketball:

Hamilton 53, Otselic Valley 17

Fabius-Pompey 67, Syracuse Academy of Science 32

Bishop Ludden 55, Marcellus 38

Fulton 65, Fowler 45

West Genesee 62, Oswego 32