Watkins Glen falls to Cambridge in Class C state title game, 57-43

Watkins Glen hung around for three-plus quarters but couldn’t keep up Section 2’s Cambridge in Saturday night’s Class C state basketball title game at Hudson Valley Community College.

More specifically, the Senecas didn’t have anyone like Indians sophomore Sophie Phillips, who scored 24 points, grabbed 17 rebounds, handed out six assists and made three steals in her team’s 57-43 victory.

It marked the first state title in program history for Cambridge, which denied Watkins Glen a second state title in three seasons.

Phillips, a sophomore, was rightfully selected as the tournament’s MVP. A slender 5-foot-11 point guard, she possessed quickness, speed, could drive in either direction, hit two three-pointers and found open teammates.

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