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Collegiate boys win State Federation B title

ALBANY, N.Y. — Tournament MVP Ryan Frankel scored a game-high 19 points as Collegiate beat Bishop Ludden 62-52 and cruised to its fifth straight title in the Class B final Saturday at the New York State Boys Basketball Federation Tournament of Champions.

Connor Huff had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Dutchmen (27-3), who led by as much 25 in the third quarter and finished 56 percent from the field. Willie Gwathmey added 10 points.

Ben Hackett scored 17 points for the Gaelic Knights (23-3), while Daniel Kaigler added 13 points in a losing effort. Bishop Ludden was held to 37.5 percent shooting, including 18 percent from beyond the arc.

Collegiate led 28-17 at halftime and returned from the break to continue a 15-0 run that turned the game into a laugher. The Dutchmen knocked down six 3-pointers.

Collegiate is out of the AISAA in Manhattan. Bishop Ludden is out of Onondaga County in the PHSAA's Section 3.