Tashan Newsome leads Colonie past Catholic Central in AA quarterfinals

Tedford contributed 16 points including a personal 6-0 run to open the third quarter, and Peer added 14 points for Colonie, which meets Bishop Maginn in Thursday's class AA semifinal at the Times Union Center.

"We're looking forward to our next opponent," said Newsome. "We're going to treat this like any other game."

Christian Brothers Academy also advanced to Thursday's semifinals after knocking off Big 10 rival Troy 79-53 in Sunday's quarterfinal round.

The Brothers steadily built a 34-22 halftime lead and then put the game away by outscoring the Flying Horses 25-9 in the third quarter.

Malcolm Austin drained five three-pointers on his way to a game-high 30 points for CBA, which meets Suburban Council champion Guilderland in Thursday's semifinal. DeAndre Kennedy-Ebron contributed 12 points, and John Mantas added 11 points.

Donovan Johnson's 13 points paced Troy.""

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