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TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Chimenti buzzer-beater lifts Wayne; Midlakes boys win opener behind Kyle Kumkey’s 31 points

On Tuesday night in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, 11 high school basketball games took place, with a handful of teams playing their first games of the season. 

Most notably, the Wayne girls picked up a season-opening win over Greece Arcadia, thanks to Alexa Chimenti’s buzzer-beater.

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


BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/5)

Sodus (2-0) 67
Williamson (0-1) 45

Dundee/Bradford (1-1) 35
South Seneca (1-2) 23

DB: Christopher Clancey 13 pts, 11 reb; Aidan Webster 8 pts, 8 ast; Alex Goltry 6 pts, 5 stl
SS: Logan Laverack 9 pts; Kenny Halsey 5 pts

School of the Arts (0-1) 66
Palmyra-Macedon (2-1) 76

SOTA: Sam Howland 20 pts; Ishmael Gonzales 20 pts; Latrell Ingram 13 pts; Bennie Laver 11 pts
PM: Brennan Pipitone 16 pts; Carter Young 14 pts; Brady Leo 13 pts; Shane Maier 12 pts; Jake McPike 11 pts

Midlakes (1-0) 58
Albion (0-2) 48

The Screaming Eagles trailed 15-9 after the first quarter but turned it around and grabbed the lead before halftime and never looked back, thanks to a huge second half from senior Kyle Kumkey.

MID: Kyle Kumkey 31 pts (25 in second half); Jackson Nurse 14 pts

Bloomfield (1-1) 60
Honeoye (0-2) 38

BLM: Cam Smith 23 pts (12 in fourth quarter); Jon Nelson 8 pts, 10 reb; Braden Smith 7 pts; Grady Rogers 5 pts
HON: Owen Reynolds 13 pts; Owen Cuba 10 pts, 11 reb; Landon Washburn 7 pts

NEXT SLATE OF GAMES (12/6)

Clyde-Savannah (0-0)
Gananda (1-0)
7 p.m.

Marion (0-2)
Lyons (2-0)
7 p.m. 

Marcus Whitman (1-1)
Livonia (1-1)
7 p.m. 

Canandaigua (1-0)
Eastridge (1-1)
7 p.m. 

Newark (0-0)
Geneva (0-0)
7:30 p.m.


GIRLS SCOREBOARD (12/5)

East Rochester (2-0) 68
Clyde-Savannah (0-2) 23

Lyons (2-0) 65
North Rose-Wolcott (1-2) 27

LY: Jayla Bell 33 pts; Milleniyah Glanton 8 pts; Carmella Parker 8 pts; Samantha Figueroa 7 pts
NRW: AJ McIntyre 15 pts

Honeoye (1-0) 30
Geneva (0-2) 26

The Panthers had a chance to tie the game with 5.8 seconds left in the fourth quarter, but Meghan Forbes’ shot attempt was blocked from behind by Emily King and Ava Higgins hit a pair of free throws to seal the win for the Bulldogs.

HON: Ava Higgins 13 pts; Meghan Forbes 8 pts; Trinity Maxon 8 pts

Pittsford Sutherland (1-0) 59
Newark (0-1) 47

NEW: Karina Natale 14 pts; TaKyla Vaughn 11 pts; Naomi Jones 10 pts

Victor (2-0) 65
Brighton (1-1) 41

VIC: Rhylin Fehrenbach 31 pts; Devin Livingston 8 pts

Greece Arcadia/Olympia (0-1) 37
Wayne (1-0) 39

Senior Alexa Chimenti banked one in from beyond the arc at the buzzer to give the Eagles the come-from-behind victory.

WAY: Bella Blood 13 pts; Rylie Pratt 10 pts

NEXT SLATE OF GAMES (12/6)

Romulus (0-1)
HAC (0-0)
5 p.m. 

Marcus Whitman (0-0)
Naples (0-0)
6 p.m. 

Edison/WOIS/SWW (0-0)
Canandaigua (0-1)
6:45 p.m. 

Clyde-Savannah (0-1)
Williamson/Marion (0-0)
7 p.m. 

South Seneca (0-1)
Dundee/Bradford (1-0)
7 p.m. 

Waterloo (1-1)
Notre Dame Batavia (0-0)
7 p.m. 

Honeoye (1-0)
Bloomfield (0-1)
7:30 p.m. 

Penn Yan (0-0)
Wellsville (1-0)
7:30 p.m.