The Archbishop Stepinac boys and the Aquinas girls advanced to their respective New York State Federation high school basketball championship games in Glens Falls with wins on Friday.
Stepinac (CHSAA champ) tipped Long Island Lutheran (NYSAIS champ), 76-72. Long Island Lutheran was ranked ninth in the USA Today national poll. Stepinac will meet PSAL champ South Shore, an 80-48 semifinal winner over NYSPHSAA champ Liverpool, at 8 p.m. Saturday for the championship.
Aquinas (CHSAA champs) defeated John Jay Campus (PSAL champs), 68-37, and will play Susquehanna Valley (NYSPHSAA champs) at noon Sunday.