Mohonasen Takes Its Shot at a State Title This Weekend
Entering Friday, there were four Section 2 basketball teams still alive in the state tournament. The Capital Region sent 3 boys teams to Binghamton. Lake George and Mekeel Christian play Friday and while Mohonasen has to wait until Saturday, the Warriors won't have to wait around long that day to tip off.
Mohon has been a surprise to some people this season, but they are further proof that playing a Suburban Council schedule all season, many games against Class AA schools, prepared them well for the playoffs. After an overtime victory in the Class A Regional Final against Utica-Notre Dame, the Warriors get set to take on Ardsley from the Westchester area. The opponent always present a challenge so will too the start time of Saturday's game.
Head coach Josh Peck joined Big Board Sports to talk about his team that is two wins away from a state championship and the difficulty of playing a game as important as a state semifinal at 10:45 in the morning: