SPORTS ROUNDUP: PYA boys basketball continues streak

John Christensen
The Chronicle Express

Boys Basketball

MW’s # 21 Bryce Tomion gets a hand on the jump shot of PYA's # 1 Carter Earl.
PY’s # 4 Brigham Hansen takes a 3-point shot.
PYA’s # 24 Oliver Connelly looks to dribble around Whitman’s # 4 Connor Gorton.
PYA’s # 22 Griffin Emerson goes up for a lay-up.
PYA’s # 4 Brigham Hansen drives to the basket around MW’s #12 Brody Royston.

Dec. 17

Penn Yan 60, Marcus Whitman 48

Penn Yan beat Whitman at home in a game that was neck and neck through the first half, but saw the Mustangs step on the gas and continually pull away in the second. At the end of the first period, PYA led by a single point and the Mustangs and Wildcats were tied at 30 going into halftime. By the end of three, PYA was up 46-38 and widened the gap through the fourth quarter to solidify their win. Tanyon Dunning and Oliver Connelly each scored 13 points for the Mustangs, while Carter Earl and Brigham Hansen each scored 12. For Whitman, Nolan Lee and Connor Tomion each put up 14 points, sharing the title of the game's top shooters, while freshman Brody Royston scored 11.

Dundee/Bradford 86, Honeoye 52

The BraveScots took a dominant win over Honeoye, bumping D/B up to 3-1 for the season. For Dundee, Camden Rosemier led with 26 points, while Logan Salvatore scored 21. For Honeoye, Charlie Farrel scored 15 points and Owen Baader scored 13 points.

Girls Basketball

Dec. 16

Dundee/Bradford 55, Honeoye 20

Dundee/Bradford almost tripled Honeoye's score, extending their season-opening win streak to four games. Kendall Parker led the scoring for the BraveScots, netting 21 points and taking four each in assists, rebounds and steals. Also for D/B, Hallie Knapp scored eight points and grabbed 12 rebounds and eight steals, while Kailey Yeoman had seven points with four assists and four rebounds. Honeoye remained winless after the game, sitting at 0-3.

Dec. 17

Midlakes 36, Penn Yan 32

Midlakes won a close game over Penn Yan at home, taking the win by just four points. Midlakes was led by Callie Walker with 12 points, with Hanna Godkin and Mary Givens each scoring eight. For the Mustangs, Sierra Harrison scored 11 points, while sister Elle Harrison scored nine. The loss saw PY fall to 1-2 for the season to that point. 

Dec. 20

Dundee/Bradford 40, Campbell-Savona 14

The Dundee girls remained an unstoppable force this season after a win against Campbell. The win was their fifth this season without a loss. Hallie Knapp led the BraveScots with 19 points, 11 rebounds and two steals. Also for D/B, Kailey Yeoman scored seven points, two assists and four steals and Kendall Parker had six points, two assists, four rebounds and two steals. Mikayla Schoffner assisted her team with two points and 11 rebounds.

Boys Bowling

Dec. 9

Marcus Whitman 5, Bloomfield 0

Whitman won all five points against Bloomfield, moving up to 2-1 for the season with a total pinfall of 2821 to 2009. The Wildcats' Tim Phillips had a great match, scoring games of 195, 203 and the match high game of 288, earning the match high series of 686. Right behind Phillips was teammate Ely Mangiarelli with games of 190, 205 and 231 in his 626 series. The top bowler for Bloomfield was Sebastian Plouffe, who bowled a 233 game in his 515 series. 

Dec. 14

Penn Yan 4, Newark 1

After an intensely competitive match against Newark, the Mustangs remained undefeated this winter, stretching their season-opening win streak to three. The total pinfall for the match was PY's 2976 to Newark's 2879. While Newark's Everett Cole bowled three games over 200 (223, 225, 203) to take the match's top series at 651, the match-high game went to PY's Trenton Samatulski with a 235 in his 596 series. Newark's Hayden Tellner took second place for the night, bowling a 621 series (214, 214, 197). On PY's side, Ben Broome and Colin Johnson each finished with a 617 series; Broome hitting all three games above the 200 mark (205, 211, 201) and Johnson coming close with games of 192, 198 and 227. 

Wayne 4, Marcus Whitman 1

MW lost to Wayne with a close total pinfall of 2252 to 2233, dropping the Wildcats' record to 2-2. Whitman's Isiah Murphy won the match-high series at 531, while Ely Mangiarelli, also from MW, took the match-high game of 194 in his 455 series. Top bowlers for Wayne included James Steffan with a high game of 188 in his 523 series and Evan Phillips, who bowled a high game of 186 in his 510 series.

Dec. 16

Marcus Whitman 5, Honeoye 0

Whitman took a one-sided win over Honeoye with a total pinfall of 2195 to 979. Whitman's Isaiah Murphy got the match-high series of 518, with a high game of 179, while teammate Ryan Clark took the match-high game of 204. The lead bowler for Honeoye was Ethan Morgan with a high game of 104 in his 270 series. The Wildcats moved up to 3-2 with the win.

Dec. 20

Sodus 4, Penn Yan 1

Penn Yan took their first loss of the season, taking just one of five points in their match against Sodus. The final pinfall for the match was 3093 to 2958. Sodus' Alan Bouwens dominated the night, racking up an impressive match-high series of 700 that included games of 199, 245 and 256. Brandon LaGasse was the next top bowler of the night, bowling games of 220, 243 and 180 for a 643 series. For the Mustangs, Cam Bassage had the team's high series of 477, hitting 219 and 258 in the two games he played. Also for Penn Yan, Connor Anderson (also bowling just two games) rolled a 376 series, which included a high game of 192. The loss broke PY's season-opening streak, leaving them at 3-1.

Marcus Whitman 5, Midlakes 0

The Wildcats beat Midlakes, moving up to 4-2. Whitman's Isaiah Murphy took the match's high series of 606, including the match-high game of 242. Also for Whitman, Ely Mangiarelli bowled a 196 game in his 542 series.

Girls Bowling

Dec. 9

Marcus Whitman 5, Bloomfield 0

With a total pinfall of 2403 to 2068, the Whitman girls beat the Bloomfield Bombers, going 3-0 for the winter season. Whitman's Kennedy Smith was the top bowler of the match, snagging the match-high game of 205 in the match-high series of 535. Also for the Wildcats, Kendall Davis bowled a high game of 200 in her 524 series. Bloomfield's top series was scored by Lydia Tutty (491), who tied with Kati Casciani for the Bombers' top score of 165.

Dec. 14

Newark 5, Penn Yan 0

The Reds won the day against Penn Yan with final pinfall of 2662 to 2367. Newark's Natalie Kent had the match-high series, bowling games of 198, 254 and 211 in her impressive 663 series. The match-high game of 268 was bowled by Rebecca Spry in her 591 series. For Penn Yan, Anella Tillman had the top series (557) and game (244), while Andy Kniffin followed, bowling a high game of 201 in her 543 series. With the loss, PY was 1-2.

Marcus Whitman 4, Wayne 1

The Wildcats made it four in a row, winning against the Eagles with a total pinfall of 2255 to 2169. The match's top series (585) was scored by Wayne's Leah Burke, who also bowled the match's highest game of 265. The top series for MW came from Zoelle Payne, who hit two games of 188 in her 516 series. Whitman's top game of 193 was bowled by Makayla Armison. Whitman remained unbeaten this season at 4-0.

Dec. 16

Marcus Whitman 5, Honeoye 0

Marcus Whitman snagged an automatic win against Honeoye, with Honeoye having only two bowlers on the match's roster. Five bowlers are required to register a score during a match. Kendall Davis was Whitman's top bowler, rolling a 200 game in the match-high series of 514, while teammate Mikayla Baker had the match-high game of 205 in her 474 series. Despite a depleted roster, Honeoye's Allie Green and Daisy Shull finished the match with a 305 and 206 series, respectively. The win counted as Whitman's fifth in their streak since the beginning of the series, putting them at 5-0.

Dec. 20

Penn Yan 4, Sodus 1

In a reverse of the boys' match, the Penn Yan girls took four points to Sodus' one, finishing the match with a pinfall of 2612 to 1980. PY's Andy Kniffin was the top bowler of the night, getting the match-high series of 573 and match-high game of 219. Anella Tillman was close behind Kniffin, scoring a 213 game in her 550 series. The top series for Sodus came from Brianna Bouwens (502), while their top game (200) was scored by JoAnn Catalano. The win evened up PY's season record to 2-2.

Marcus Whitman 5, Midlakes 0

It was a 5-0 win for Whitman's male and female teams against Midlakes. Mikayla Baker had the match's high game of 192 and the high series of 552. Teammate Kendall Davis came in just behind Baker with a 190 game in her 529 series. For Midlakes, Alivia Miller bowled a 180 game in her 449 series and Emma Monagle had a high game of 158 in her 425 series.

Boys Swimming

Dec. 14

Marcus Whitman 86, RCSD United 79

For Whitman, Brendan Laity won the 200 Free (1:57.78) and 100 Free (54.70); Carl Parsons won the 200 IM (2:11.03) and 100 Breast (1:05.74); Teague Gallogly took Diving (135.35) and the 500 Free (7:05.13); Zachary Obuhanych won the 100 Back (1:00.45) and 100 Fly (58.05).

Indoor Track & Field

Dec. 17 Wayne-Finger Lakes League at SUNY Brockport


Marcus Whitman took up most of the top five in the 3200, with Tim Hansen takind 2nd (10:52.43), Brendan Thompson taking 4th (11:17.44) and Fletcher Dickmann following in 5th (11:45.36). Whitman's Dawsen Christensen took 2nd in the Triple Jump (40-11), 3rd in the Long Jump (19-03) and 5th in the 300 (39.43). Also for Whitman, Austin Mangiarelli took 5th in the Shot Put (36-06) and Connor Rinas took 8th in the Weight Throw (30-08.25). Dundee/Bradford's Camden Buchanan took 5th in the Long Jump (18-06) and came in 9th for the 55 (7.14).


Marcus Whitman's Lana Burnett took 3rd in the 55 (8.00), 2nd in the Long Jump (15-06.5) and 2nd in the Triple Jump (31-8). Whitman's Taylor Bond came in 8th for the 600 (2:02.45) and 8th in the 1500 (6:03.75) and Olivia Hill brought in 3rd for 3000 (13:30.93) and followed Bond in the 1500, taking 9th (6:07.88). Also from Whitman, Sierra Eddinger took 3rd in the 1500 Race Walk (9:27.72). 


Dec. 18 Red Creek Duals at Red Creek

The Clash at the Creek Duals were held in Red Creek with Avoca, Marcus Whitman/Penn Yan, Mynderse, Red Creek, Red Jacket and North Rose-Wolcott participating. North Rose-Wolcott took the day, winning 5-0 against the rest of the field. 

Team Results:

North Rose-Wolcott 42, Avoca 27

North Rose-Wolcott 45, Marcus Whitman/Penn Yan 30

North Rose-Wolcott 48, Mynderse 30

North Rose-Wolcott 48, Red Creek 30

North Rose-Wolcott 54, Red Jacket 24