Mustangs, Scots, Wildcats all notch wins
It was a busy week in basketball across Section 5 with close, exciting games by nearly all local basketball teams.
Penn Yan 67 World of Inquiry 60
Penn Yan defeated World of Inquiry at home. Mason Kuver scored 24 points, Kyle Berna scored 13 points and Devon Gerhardt scored 10 points.
Dundee 58 Sodus 57
The Scots narrowly won out over Sodus on Monday night with Steven Webster sinking a shot with only 12 seconds left on the clock to take the lead and the win. Logan Salvatore scored 23 points and 6 rebounds in the game. Steven Webster scored 14 points and 10 rebounds. Black Machuga scored 11 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
HAC 48 Dundee 44
Dundee lost to Harley-Allendale-Columbia Tuesday. For Dundee, Logan Salvatore scored 13 points and Steven Webster scored 12 points with 8 rebounds. The loss brings Dundee to 5-8 in their season. Dundee’s next game is Thursday at South Seneca.
Geneva 56 Penn Yan 54
The Mustangs were unable to stave off the Geneva Panthers in a hard-fought game that was close right up to the end. The teams appeared evenly matched with Geneva holding a 1 point lead at the end of the first period and Penn Yan holding a 2 point lead at the end of both the second and third periods. However, Geneva was able to pull ahead in the fourth and keep the lead at the final buzzer for the win. Penn Yan’s Dominic Lafferty scored 17 points for the Mustangs, with Mason Kuver scoring 13 points, Kyle Berna scoring 9 points and David DeSorbo adding 7 points.
The J.V. team had an intense match-up of their own, losing 86-88 in double overtime against the Panthers in one of the highest scoring J.V. games of the season.
Marcus Whitman 63 Wellsville 41
Marcus Whitman scored a victory against Wellsville Wednesday night, bringing their season record to 8-4. Jordan Lahue scored 26 points with 6 assists. Noah Hildreth scored 13 points with 5 assists. Liam Prendergast added 7 points and 8 rebounds.
Pal-Mac 45 Penn Yan 44
The Mustangs lost to Pal-Mac in the final seconds of their game Friday night. Pal-Mac’s Adrian Lyons sank the winning basket with just 3.4 secs left in the game. The game was the second extremely narrow loss in a row for Penn Yan. For the Mustangs, Mason Kuver scored 10 points, both Devon Gerhardt and Dominic Lafferty each scored 8 points and Griffin Emerson added 6 points. The loss brings Penn Yan’s record to 5-6 in the season. The Mustangs’ next game is Friday against Midlakes.
Marcus Whitman 64 World of Inquiry 56
The Wildcats won over World of Inquiry Friday. For Whitman, Aidan Royston scored 13 points and snagged 4 steals. Jordan Lahue scored 11 points and 10 rebounds, Liam Prendergast scored 10 points and 12 rebounds, Ryan Herod scored 10 points and Noah Hildreth added 7 points and 10 rebounds. The win brings the Wildcats to 9-4 in the season. Whitman’s next game is Friday at Livonia.
Dundee 46 Campbell-Savona 16
The Lady Scots thoroughly defeated Campbell-Savona Jan. 13. For Dundee, Makenzie Cratsley scored 14 points and 12 rebounds, Ally Wood scored 11 points and 6 rebounds, Savannah Eaves scored 8 points with 4 steals and Mackenzie Strait scored 6 points and 5 steals. The win brought Dundee to 8-4 in the season.
Dundee 47 HAC 36
Dundee won against Harley-Allendale-Columbia in a hard-fought game, moving them up to 9-4 in their season. Hallie Knapp scored 18 points and 10 rebounds, Ally Wood scored 12 points, Makenzie Cratsley scored 10 points and 10 rebounds and Mackenzie Strait added 5 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists. The J.V. girls won their game as well against HAC 43-23 and bringing the J.V. team to 9-4 as well.
Marcus Whitman 37 Red Jacket 27
The Whitman Wildcats took down the Red Jacket Indians Jan. 14 by a 10 point margin. Maddie Ryan had an impressive performance, scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds, 5 blocks and 4 steals. Also for Whitman, Ari Beverly scored 14 points and 10 rebounds and Emily Paddock scored 5 points with 3 steals. Katie Deatherage added to her team’s effort with 7 rebounds and 5 steals.
Penn Yan 67 Geneva 34
No details were reported for this Mustang victory.
Romulus 46 Marcus Whitman 43
The Wildcats lost a close game to Romulus. The narrow loss brought the Whitman girls to 9-3 in their otherwise winning season. Whitman’s next match-up will be against Harley-Allendale-Columbia Friday.
Penn Yan 51 Pal-Mac 39
Penn Yan girls defeated Pal-Mac Friday night, leading the game from beginning to end. Joddie Decker scored 17 points, 6 rebounds and 1 steal. Jenna Curbeau scored 11 points, 11 rebounds and 4 steals. Ashley Sisson scored 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. The win brought the girls’ record to 7-4 for the season. The Lady Mustangs’ next game comes Friday against Midlakes.
Dundee 49 Twin Tiers 36
The Lady Scots won over Twin Tiers Academy Friday. Hallie Knapp led the Scots’ effort with 18 points, 13 rebounds, 2 blocks and 5 steals. Makenzie Cratsley scored 17 points with 5 assists, 9 rebounds and 4 steals. Mackenzie Strait added 8 points, 6 assists and 2 blocks. The win brought the Lady Scots record to 10-4 this season.
The girls J.V. team also found victory Friday in a dominating 50-27 win over Twin Tiers with Dundee’s Kendall Parker racking up 22 points. The varsity team’s next game will be Friday at home versus South Seneca.