THE “MCKINLEY MACKS” ARE STATE CHAMPS!
McKinley High School has made History!!!! Never before now have they been…but NOW…THEY ARE: The NEW YORK STATE CLASS A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS!!!!!
According to The Buffalo News, The McKinley Macks Basketball Team finished the regular season with an impressive 22-3 Record! They continued that winning streak against Burke Catholic of Burke County with a nail-biting 76-73 overtime victory.
Also according to the Buffalo News, 6-foot-2 inch Senior, Lovell Smith, won Championship MVP Honors scoring 24 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals. Marcus Morris. a 6-3 Senior had 16 points including a game tying 3 pointer with only 24 seconds left in regulation play. Another Senior, Samuel Smith, had 10 points including 2 free-throws, with 5.8 seconds left, to force the game into overtime! Senior Daequin Warren had six points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two assists and was 2 for 2 from the free throw line in overtime as were two other Seniors ..StephenJohnson & Reyjzon Jordan.
Click the link below for the Full Story and Highlights from the game at Buffalonews.com.