SPORTS RECAP: Week of 3-4-20
Penn Yan advances; Dundee, Hammondsport end run
PENN YAN-The Penn Yan boys varsity basketball team beat Haverling, 57-54, in the Class B2 sectional quarterfinals, Saturday, Feb. 29.
Kyle Berna and Brennan Prather both recorded 12 points each. Peter Nicholson scored 10 points. Griffin Emerson and Mason Kuver both added nine points. Devin Gerhardt rounded out the scoring by securing five points.
Penn Yan, seeded fourth, is scheduled to face Avon, the number one seed, in the sectional semifinals, Wednesday, March 4. The game time is 7 p.m. at Bloomfield.
The Lady Mustangs advance to the Section V Class B2 semifinals, after winning their game last week against North Rose-Wolcott.
Penn Yan was victorious 75-36, in the quarterfinals, Friday, Feb. 28. No individual stats were reported.
The semifinal game against Mynderse was played after the press time for this edition, Tuesday. See next week's paper and observer-review.com for updates.
LYNDONVILLE-The Dundee boys varsity basketball team lost to Lyndonville, 61-35, in the Section V Class C3 quarterfinals, Friday, Feb. 28. Dundee was the fifth seed and Lyndonville the fourth. Individual statistics were not provided.
The Scots defeated Marion in the first round of sectionals, Tuesday, Feb. 25. The final score was 67-51.
Steven Webster had 18 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks. Logan Salvatore recorded 14 points and eight rebounds. Blake Machuga scored 13 points with nine rebounds. John Bell earned 10 points, five rebounds, and four steals.
Dundee's girls varsity basketball team fell to Keshequa in the Class C2 sectional quarterfinals, Saturday, Feb. 29. The final score was 55-40.
"It was a hard-fought battle finding the score tied at the end of the third quarter and the Lady Scots down 40-36 with only four minutes left in the game," said Coach Michael Strait. "Unfortunately, Keshequa's tenacious defense wore the Lady Scots down and the Lady Indians were able to pull away."
Mackenzie Strait led Dundee with 11 points and seven rebounds. Kendall Parker added 10 points. Makenzie Cratsley posted nine points and six rebounds. Hallie Knapp added eight points and 13 rebounds.
Dundee finishes the season with a 13-9 record.
The Lady Scots beat Bolivar-Richburg, 45-21, in the opening round of sectionals, Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Strait netted 21 points, with nine rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Cratsley posted 15 points, 14 rebounds, and five steals. Savannah Eaves had four points, while Knapp added eight rebounds. Parker assisted four times.
HAMMONDSPORT-The Hammondsport girls varsity basketball team was beaten by Batavia Notre Dame, 60-47, in the Section V Class D1 quarterfinals, Saturday, Feb. 29.
Hannah Hoerter led the Lakers with 16 points, five rebounds, and four steals. Jillian Underhill added 10 points, seven rebounds, and three steals. Destiny Hammond netted nine points. Rorie Whitcomb and Maddie Sprague both posted six points, with four and two rebounds, respectively. Erika Hilligus also had four assists, four steals, and three rebounds.
The Hammondsport boys varsity basketball team fell to Eugenio Maria in the first round of the Section V Class D1 tournament, Tuesday, Feb. 25. The final score was 58-44. No individual stats were reported. The Lakers end the season with an 11-10 record.
Watkins Glen boys basketball advance to semifinal
WATKINS GLEN-The Watkins Glen boys varsity basketball team defeated Union Springs to advance in the Section IV Class C tournament, Friday, Feb. 28. The final score was 66-38.
Max Evans led the Senecas with 16 points. Owen Scholtisek had 15 and Adam Pastore recorded 14.
The Tuesday, March 3, semifinal game against Greene was played after press time for this edition. Watkins Glen was the number one seed while Greene was four. See next week's paper and observer-review.com for updates.
The Senecas topped Sidney, 52-32, in the first round of sectionals, Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Isaac McIlroy recorded 23 points for Watkins Glen. Scholtisek had eight.
The Watkins Glen girls varsity basketball team fell to Odessa-Montour in the first round of Class C sectionals, Wednesday, Feb. 26. The final score was 40-30.
The Senecas led 7-6 after the first quarter and 16-15 at the half. Odessa surged in the third quarter to take and maintain the lead.
Kelsey Kernan posted seven points, three rebounds, and three steals. Aislinn Klemann also scored seven points, with a pair of three-point shots and three rebounds. Abigail Gibson, Adrienna Solomon, and Jenna Solomon each netted five points. Adrienna Solomon also earned six rebounds, three steals, two assists, and two blocks. Natalie Edmister contributed one point, three rebounds, and one steal.
NEWFIELD-The Odessa-Montour girls varsity basketball team fell to the number one seed Newfield in the Section IV Class C quarterfinals, Saturday, Feb. 29. The final score was 55-36.
The Indians battled through a tough first half of the game, down 35-22 at halftime, only to come within four points of Newfield in the third. However, Newfield's Kelly Moravec recorded five late three-pointers to help her team seal the win.
Sara Gardner led with 10 points. Kara Reese scored eight points. JoLynn Minnier earned six points and nine rebounds. Autumn Garrison netted five points, while Hannah Nolan had four. Grace Vondracek added three points and seven rebounds.
"All in all, a very satisfying season and a great group of girls," said Coach Greg Gavich. Odessa ends the season with a 14-8 record.
The Indians faced and beat Watkins Glen, 40-30, in the first round of Class C sectionals, Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Gardner posted 11 points, followed by Reese with 10 points and five steals. Vondracek contributed nine points and eight rebounds. Nolan netted four points. Minnier added three points and 11 rebounds. Garrison had three points.