Top seed Cony defeated eighth seed Medomak Valley boys basketball team on Feb. 16 in a North Class A quarter-final game at the Augusta Civic Center. Junior Simon McCormick, of Whitefield, led Cony with 28 points, including sinking five three pointers.
Medomak led by 11 with a minute to play in the third quarter. Cony threw an aggressive press at the Panthers to score 14 straight points over two
quarters to take a three point lead 50 seconds into the final period. Medomak retook the lead and were up by three with under a minute to play. McCormick hit a big three to knot the score at 71-71 with 35 seconds to play. Ian Bowers stole a Panther pass and spun around the intended receiver on a hard collision, then tossed the ball down the court to McCormick who scored the game winning lay-up with two seconds left to play.
Cony was led by McCormick 28, Dakota Dearborn 16 and Kyle Douiin 14. Medomak was led by three freshmen Pat McKenney 17, Jake Bickmore 10 and Trevor Brown 10.