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Batavia tops Albion in tournament semifinal

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 27 December 2017 at 9:57 pm

Steadily pulling away, Batavia posted an 84-58 victory over Albion this evening in the opening round of the Batavia Lions Club Tournament at Genesee Community College.

The Blue Devils built up leads of 19-12 after one period, 44-25 at the half and 63-39 at the three-quarter mark.

Mason McFollins poured in a game high 31 to lead Batavia as Antwan Odom added 12.

Liam Ward scored 20, Bryce Pritchard 17 and Deyonci Farley 10 for Albion.

Notre Dame defeated Elba 73-66 in the other semifinal.

Albion will now face Elba in the consolation game at 6:30 p.m. Friday while Batavia will take on  Notre Dame in the title contest at 8 p.m.