Olean Dominate Charlotte in Class B Regional

Olean looked the part of not just a sectional champion, but of a state champion in their 75-56 win over Charlotte in the Boys Class B Regional on Saturday at Buffalo State.

The Huskies well-balanced attack was nearly unstoppable. Three players scored 19 points or more. Wil Bathurst and Sam Eckstrom each had double-doubles. Bathstrom with 21 points and 10 rebounds, Eckstrom with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Nick Schmidt had 19 points and Dante Tarr had 10 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds.

For the game, Olean shot 52.8% on 28-of-53 shooting.

Charlotte tried to hang around and had moments of strong play but were overmatched by the Huskies. Malik Herring had a game-high 23 points to go along with 11 rebounds, 4 assists, and 5 steals. Tyreik Snow put up 16 points for the Lakesiders in the loss.

Olean will take on Woodlands of Section I in the Class B State Semifinal on Friday, March 14th. That game is set for a 6:45pm tipoff from the Glens Falls Civic Center.

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