A busy night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boy’s basketball on Friday night included several close games, two games that went into overtime and two teams continuing their undefeated streak. The culmination
Geneva 73, Wayne 62
Geneva (9-0) stayed perfect yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball as they topped Wayne (9-1) 73-62. With the win, Geneva has the inside tract on the championship race atop the tough Finger Lakes East. Geneva’s Shane Sweeney had a 20-point game with 7 rebounds while Steven Dolgos shot for 18, including five three-point shots. Mike Hollenbeck of Wayne led all scoring with 31 total points while Ben Bobo chipped in another 13 and Tre LaMora 10 in the loss. The gymnasium came alive as the first half ended when Shane Sweeney threw an-alley-oop pass to Terrell Johnson who slammed it home as the half expired.
Mynderse 66, Newark 62 OT
Mynderse (7-3) beat Newark (5-4) 66-62 in Section V boy’s basketball action. Brandon Passalacqua of Mynderse had a 15-point game with 8 assists. Passalacqua made a two-point shot with 0:02.1 on the clock to force overtime. Luke Ruddy shot for 17 points and had 10 rebounds while Connor Miller added 16 more points in the win. Newark’s Anthony Lombardi led all scoring with 30 points, including six three-point shots. Micah Wright chipped in an additional 16 points.
Check out the complete webcast of Friday night's game in Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium below or fast-forward to the 1 hour 21 minute mark for Passalacqua's shot that sent the game into overtime:
Palmyra-Macedon 76, Marcus Whitman 70
Yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball action Marcus Whitman (1-9) fell to Palmyra-Macedon (4-5) 76-70. Palmyra-Macedon’s Cody Eckerson had a 22-point game while teammate Mitchell Crist shot for 21. Luke Shively led Marcus Whitman’s scoring charge with a 19-point game. Merritt Bailey added 14 points while Devante Evans shot for 11 and Rhen Grover added 10 in the loss.
Midlakes 61, Waterloo 59
Midlakes (2-8) edged Waterloo (2-7) 61-59 yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball action. Midlakes’ Dakota Norrison led all scoring with 23 total points while Mason Jones shot for 16 and Mike Gelder an additional 13 points. Waterloo’s Nick Stenberg had a 15-point game and Brad Steinruck chipped in 14 points in the loss.
Geneseo 74, Romulus-South Seneca 49
Yesterday, Romulus-South Seneca (0-9) continued a streak of nine consecutive games this season with a loss as Geneseo (9-1) topped them 74-49 in Section V boy’s basketball. Geneseo’s Dalton Van Kleek had a 21-point game that included seven three-point shots. Elton Johnson added 9 and Bryan Rollins another 14. Romulus-South Seneca’s Tim Masteller shot for 14 total points and Sam Dickenson chipped in 12.
Bloomfield 54, HAC 39
Bloomfield (4-4) topped HAC (1-10) yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball action 54-39. Bloomfield’s Sean Fitzgerald had a 17-point game with five steals while teammate Alex Flattery shot for 11 points and had six rebounds. HAC’s Bryan Wang had an 11-point game in the loss.
Naples 62, Red Jacket 46
Naples (8-1) powered past Red Jacket (4-6) 62-53 yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball action. Jake Ball of Naples led all scoring with 22 total points. Red Jacket’s Mike Giaconia had a 15-point game in the loss.
Bath-Haverling 69, Penn Yan 63 2OT
Bath-Haverling (3-6) outscored Penn Yan (4-5) 9-3 in the second overtime to hold on to a 69-63 win yesterday in Section V boy’s basketball action. Bath-Haverling’s Dan Leonard had an 18-point game while Ryan Ross chipped in 16 points and nine rebounds. Alan Stanhope had a 10-point game with eight rebounds while teammate Will VanAmburg shot for 15 total points. Penn Yan’s James Burdette had an 18-point game and Shane Bloom shot for 17 in the loss.
Fairport 83, Victor 48
Fairport (10-0) continued their dominance on the season as they powered past a struggling Victor (0-11) 83-48 in Section V boy’s basketball action. Fairport’s Alex Doche led all scoring with 16 total points while Eli Jones added another 14 and Elijah Salstrom eight. Salstrom also had eight rebounds for Fairport. Luis Rivera of Victor had a 15-point game.
Pittsford-Sutherland 41, Canandaigua 25
Pittsford-Sutherland 41 (4-6) topped Canandaigua (3-9) 41-25 in a low scoring Section V boy’s basketball game yesterday. Pittsford-Sutherland’s Logan Hudson and Cam Pincus each shot for nine total points respectively.
Honeoye 63, SOTA 44
Honeoye (8-2) shut SOTA (5-6) down 63-44 yesterday in boy’s Section V basketball action. Honeoye’s Ben Cratsley led all scoring with 34 total points. Cratsley also had six steals for Honeoye. Allan Smith shot for nine total points and had eight rebounds in the win. SOTA’s Kenyan McGahee had a 13-point game while teammate Darius Walker shot for 10.