Elmira girls & boys win sectional titles

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It was an Elmira sweep in the Section IV Class AA finals on Friday in Corning.

The top-seeded Elmira girls won their third straight Section IV Class AA title with a 53-44 win against second-seeded Binghamton.

Zaria Demember-Shazer and eighth-grader Jalea Abrams each scored 12 points for the Express.

Kendra McPeek and Nurah Aziz-Gower each had 14 points for Binghamton.

The top-seeded Elmira boys completed the sweep for the Express with a 69-56 win over the second-seeded Patriots.

Markel Jenkins scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds for Elmira.

Devin Dennard added 11 points and 9 rebounds for the Express.

The Express led at halftime 32-26.

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