Elmira Boys advance in Josh Palmer Tournament


The Elmira Express boys basketball team defeated Mount Saint Michael 49-46 in a national division quarterfinal at the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic in Elmira on Friday.

The Express jumped out to a 15-5 lead after the first quarter and led 25-20 at halftime.

Mount Saint Michael missed a three-pointer at the buzzer that would have tied it.

Markel Jenkins had a team-high 14 points for Elmira and Daron Driscoll added 11 points for the Express.

Mike Green scored a game-high 22 points for the Mountaineers.

Elmira will play Greater Latrobe (PA) in a national division semifinal on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

Here is a look at Friday’s scores from the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic:


Regional Division 1 Consolation
Notre Dame 56, Edison 33

Regional Division 2 Semifinals
Johnson City 68, Newfield 50
Atholton 69, Wellsville 31

National Division Quarterfinals
Elmira 49, Mount Saint Michael 46
Archbishop Hoban 51, Horseheads 36
St. Stephens/St. Agnes 88, Archbishop Molloy 41
Greater Latrobe 50, Seton Catholic 41

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