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TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Palmyra-Macedon girls hang on to beat Livonia; Wayne, HAC boys seasons end

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  • Kyle Evans 

More Section V high school basketball semifinal games took place on Tuesday night. A few Wayne-Finger Lakes teams moved on to the finals, while others had their seasons end.

Check out the scores, stats, Wednesday’s slate, and updated brackets below.

Finger Lakes Partners (Billboard)

W-FL GIRLS SEMIFINALS SCOREBOARD (2/28):

No. 3 Livonia 40
No. 2 Palmyra-Macedon 42

LIV – Kylie Buckley 20 pts; Mary Kwak 10 pts; Libby Kwak 8 pts
PM – Taryn Goodness 17 pts; Marianna Hodgins 11 pts; Georgia Wirth 7 pts

Livonia had a glorious opportunity to tie the game as Buckley grabbed a defensive rebound off a missed free-throw and raced up the court but was called for a travel with 0.9 seconds remaining and Palmyra-Macedon held on for the victory despite being outscored 30-23 in the second half. 

Re-listen to the game: Jim Sinicropi and Nate Sharman had the call on FL1 Radio.

No. 5 Midlakes 43
No. 1 Waterloo 85

MID – Grace Murphy 14 pts; Stella Delpapa 7 pts; Kate Mahoney 6 pts; Cate Peacock 5 pts
WAT – Morgan Caraballo 18 pts; Natalie Disanto 18 pts; Jazzmyn Lewis 14 pts; Logan Amidon 9 pts; Maci Mueller 9 pts

Midlakes scored the first five points of the game, but Waterloo went on a 22-7 run to close out the first quarter and never looked back as they cruised to victory. 

Re-listen to the game: Nate Sharman and Jim Sinicropi had the call on FL1 Radio.

No. 6 Bloomfield 56
No. 2 Oakfield-Alabama 59

BLO – Calla McCombs 17 pts; Ava Hawkins 15 pts; Ashlyn Wright 12 pts; Allison Baughman 8 pts

Bloomfield held just one lead in this game and trailed by 12 points after three quarters but went on a run in the final quarter and made it a three-point contest with 12 seconds left. The Bombers then had an opportunity to tie it, but Allison Baughman threw it away with nine seconds left, and Oakfield-Alabama survived. Bloomfield finishes the season with a 19-4 record. 

NEXT SLATE OF GAMES (3/1):

No. 4 Dundee/Bradford
No. 1 Lyons


W-FL BOYS SEMIFINALS SCOREBOARD (2/28):

No. 3 Wayne 41
No. 2 East 51

WAY – Alec Gilbert 15 pts; PJ Ostrowski 12 pts; Cam Blankenberg 8 pts
EAS – Zion Parson 15 pts; Quentin Gordon-Smith 10 pts; Zymier Jackson 8 pts

Wayne trailed by seven heading into the final quarter but never could get any momentum going. The Eagles finish the season with a 17-5 record. 

No. 4 Harley Allendale Columbia 39
No. 1 Avoca/Prattsburgh 76

AP – Haden Abbott 25 pts; Evan Campbell 16 pts; Macoy Putnam 11 pts
HAC – Ryan D’Arduini 13 pts; Ryan Curwin 9 pts; Awak Thongjang 7 pts

Avoca/Prattsburgh controlled the game from the opening tipoff and picked up a dominant victory over a solid HAC team. The Wolves finish the season with an 11-11 record.

No. 4 Webster Schroeder 51
No. 1 Victor 66

WS – Giovanni Schillaci 18 pts; Jake Insley 10 pts; Jonathan McCaffrey 7 pts
VIC – Garrett Clar 18 pts; Nick Leonard 15 pts; Brennan Hopkins 9 pts

Victor led by just three points after the opening quarter, but really picked things up in the second and rolled from there.

NEXT SLATE OF GAMES (3/1):

No. 6 Waterloo
No. 2 Newark

Listen to the game: Paul Russo and Nate Sharman will have the call on FL1 Radio at 7:45 p.m.

UPDATED BRACKETS:

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