CORNING - Corning used a strong first half to top Jefferson 100-74 on Saturday at Kenner Court. The Red Barons led 11-0 after two minutes. Christian Simmons recorded 11 of team-high 23 points in first 5 minutes of the game and helped Corning build up a 52-31 lead at halftime. Corning kept the pressure on in the second half, outscoring Jefferson 48-43 to secure the victory. In addition to his 23 points, Simmonds grabbed 13 rebounds for the Red Barons. Isaiah Jennings posted 18 points, Jon Ward added 16 points, RaeQuan Scott contributed 15 points and Tamar Jackson recorded 11 points and 12 rebounds. Corning (9-6) will travel to Broome Community College on Wednesday at 3 p.m. for its next game. Non-league boys basketball Mount Vernon (N.Y) 66, Corning 41 MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon used a strong fourth quarter to top Corning 66-41 on Saturday. The Knights held a 20-18 lead after the first quarter and took a 34-29 lead in to halftime. Corning took the lead late in the third quarter, but Mount Vernon ended the period up 43-38. Deandre Roberts netted eight points in the fourth quarter to help the Knights outscore the Hawks 23-4. Jason Rodriguez netted 17 points to lead Corning and Myles Bankston chipped in eight points. Jason Douglas-Stanley led Mount Vernon with 25 points and Roberts contributed 12 points. "I was very proud of our kids after getting home late from Johnson City last night (a 74-69 win) and traveling five hours by bus ride," Corning head coach John Fesetch said. The Hawks now stand at 6-6 and will travel to Elmira in their next game on Friday at 7:15. IAC boys basketball Elmira Notre Dame 65, Watkins Glen 63
ELMIRA - Elmira Notre Dame got past Watkins Glen 65-63 on Friday in an IAC boys basketball matchup.
The Crusaders got off to a fast start with a 24-11 lead after the first quarter.
"We forced a lot of turnovers and were able to get easy baskets," Elmira Notre Dame head coach Bill Hopkins said. "I thought we moved the basketball as well as we have all season (in the first quarter.)"
Watkins Glen cut the lead to 35-24 at the half, but The Crusaders responded with a 16-14 third quarter for a 51-37 advantage. Gary Raupers netted 14 points in the third for the Crusaders.
The Senecas caught fire in the fourth quarter, hitting four 3-pointers that dwindled END's lead down to as little as just five.
The Crusaders hit their free-throws down the stretch to put the game on ice.
"I think might have let our guard down a little bit in the fourth quarter," said Hopkins. "Credit goes to watkins glen, they are a good team."
Raupers led Elmira Notre Dame with 35 points and Cole Clark added 12 points.
Michael Doane had 15 points for the Senecas including five 3-pointers.
Elmira Notre Dame improves to 9-5 with the win, while Watkins Glen falls to 6-5.
The Crusaders will travel to Edison next Friday in their next game.
SCAA boys basketball
Avoca 88, Hammondsport 47
HAMMONDSPORT - Avoca got offensive in its 88-47 win over Avoca on Friday.
High scorers for Hammondsport were Cameron Roote with 18 points and seven rebounds and Parker Watson with 11 points and eight rebounds.
Evan Reppert was top player for the Tigers with 28 points and LaDre Stanford added 17 points.
Campbell-Savona 39, Jasper-Torupsburg 35
JASPER-TROUPSBURG - Campbell-Savona traveled to Jasper-Troupsburg on Friday and came away with a 39-35 win.
Things were tight after the first eight minutes, with the Panthers holding a slight 7-6 advantage.
Campbell-Savona extended its lead in the second quater, outscoring the Wildcats 10-7 for a 17-13 halftime lead.
The Panthers kept their lead throughout the next 16 minutes for the victory.
"We had a great night on the boards, 41 total Rebounds as a team," Campbell-Savona head coach Dawn Shanks said. "A very well deserved win for the panthers."
Ivy Phillip and Megan Bryan each had eight points to lead the Panthers. Kayla Barron had 11 rebounds, Hailey Soporowski added 9 rebounds and Paige Eddy and Katie Page each posted eight rebounds.
Campbell-Savona improves to 5-7 with the win and will travel to Addison on Monday at 7:15 p.m. in its next contest.
STAC girls basketball
Horseheads 51, Ithaca 32
ITHACA - Horseheads got off to a fast start in its 51-32 win over Ithaca on Saturday.
Jillian Casey netted six points and Jenna Granger added four points to power the Blue Raiders to an 11-2 lead after eight minutes.
Horseheads continued its hot shooting in the second quarter, as Casey added nine more points as the lead ballooned to 24-10.
The Blue Raiders crusied to a victory after outscoring the Little Red 27-22 over the final 16 minutes.
Casey had 19 points to lead the Blue Raiders and Granger chipped in 12 points.
Georgia Haverlock was the high scorer for Ithaca with 12 points.
Non-league girls basketball
Prattsburgh 54, Batavia Notre Dame 32
PRATTSBURGH - Prattsburgh posted a 54-32 win on its senior night on Saturday.
After a slim 9-8 lead in the first quarter, the Vikings outscored Nore Dame 45-24 the next 24 minutes of the contest.
"They were pumped up!," Prattsburgh head coach Jeff Gilbert said. "We played a very good team tonight, our girls really stepped up and played a heck of a game."
Lauren Robbins had 25 points and 12 rebounds for the Vikings and Hannah Hopkins and Lucia D'Arpino both added six points.
Margaret Sutherland had nine points and Calie McCullough chipped in eight points for Notre Dame Batavia.
Prattsburgh (13-1) will travel to Canisteo-Greenwood Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.