Scots down Red Jacket 70-30; Kelly scores 30 points, sets record

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The Dundee Scots boy's basketball team continued their winning ways on Wednesday evening in Dundee. The Scotsmen rolled over Red Jacket 70-60 to improve their overall record to 13-3. They are 11-2 in the Finger Lakes West, two games behind undefeated Naples. They face another tough match Friday night in Rushville. They will play Marcus Whitman. The Wildcats are in third place, one game behind the Scotsmen. The regular season ends next week.

The big Dundee victory over Red Jacket was keyed by a brilliant scoring performance by Tyler Kelly. The Dundee sharpshooter scored 30 points to lead the Scots. He set a school record making eight 3-pointers. Jarrett Butler added 11 points.

Pal-Mac 59 Penn Yan 52

The Penn Yan Mustang boy's basketball squad dropped a tough 59-52 decision to Pal-Mac Tuesday evening in Penn Yan. The Mustangs grabbed a 22-21 lead at the half, but the Red Raiders slowly pulled away in the second half. The loss dropped the Orange and Blue's Finger Lakes East record to 7-5. They are 10-7 overall, with just two games remaining in the regular season. They travel to Newark Friday night and host Wayne next Tuesday.

The Covert boys led the Mustangs in scoring in Tuesday's loss to Pal-Mac. Ben Covert notched 19 points while brother Jake added 15. Austin Fingar tallied 9 points.

Girls Basketball

Dundee 65 Red Jacket 44

The Dundee Scots girl's basketball team are red hot. The Yates County five continued their torrid winning pace with a 65-44 romp over Red Jacket in Palmyra Tuesday evening. The Dundee girls broke open a close contest with a huge 21-6 run in the final quarter to ensure the victory. The victory keeps Dundee tied for the top spot in the Finger Lakes West with Romulus. Both teams sport identical 13-1 records in the league and are 16-1 overall. The two Finger Lakes West powerhouses will meet for all of the marbles next Tuesday in Romulus.

Megan Howell topped the Dundee scoring ledger with 16 points. Brooke Howell added 14 points and Demi Battin tossed in 11 to pace the Dundee win.