CICERO Daniel Kaigler scored 19 points to help Section 3s Bishop Ludden to a 71-50 triumph over Massena in a state Class A boys basketball first-round game on Wednesday night at Cicero-North Syracuse High School.
The Red Raiders (16-6) stayed close in the first half and trailed just 33-27 before Bishop Ludden hit a 3-point basket at the halftime buzzer to go up by nine.
The Gaelic Knights (20-2) put the game away with a 20-7 spurt in the third quarter.
Ben Hackett scored 16 points and Zach Walser tossed in 14 for Bishop Ludden.
Kevin Sierotnik scored 13 for the Gaelic Knights.
Massena was led by a 12-point game from Xavier Viskovich.
Rhoades Tarbell and Zevon Viskovich each tallied 11 points for the Red Raiders.