Elba cagers nip Lyndonville

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 22 December 2015 at 12:00 am

A late rally fell just short as Lyndonville dropped a narrow 58-56 decision at Elba this evening in a Genesee Region League game.

Down by 8, Lyndonville rallied back into a 56-56 tie with just 23 seconds remaining after threes by Nick Hinkson and Corey Hydock.

However, Elba regained the lead for good on a pair of free throws by Henry Pflaumer.

Lyndonville did get two late shots but could not connect as a long range shot at the buzzer bounced in and out.

Pflaumer finished with 23 and Tucker Bezon 15 for Elba which improves to 4-0 in the league and 6-0 overall.

Hinkson shared game high scoring honors with 23 for Lyndonville as Eddie Schildt added 13, Hydock 12, Eric Neace 6 and Hunter Ottaviano 2. Schildt also grabbed off 17 rebounds while Hinkson had 6 rebounds and 6 assists.

Elba held leads of 13-9 after one quarter, 25-24 at the half and 41-35 at the three-quarter mark.

Lyndonville rallied with a 21-17 final quarter scoring edge to take the contest down to the wire. Hinkson scored 7 and Schildt and Hydock 5 each to lead that Tigers rally.

Lyndonville is now 2-2 in the league and 4-3 overall.

Wheatland-Chili 58, Kendall 50

Wheatland-Chili scored the final 8 points to earn a 58-50 G-R victory over visiting Kendall.

Kendall opened the final period with a 7-2 run, including 5 by Nathan Warters and 2 by Jacob Ramsdell, to pull even at 45-45 but the Eagles could not gain the upper hand.

Adam Lund scored 10 of his 15 points and Talyk Fowler 10 of his 12 in the second half to key W-C to the victory.

Ramsdell and Warters both finished with 17 points and Nick Manners 9 for Kendall.

Ramsdeill also had 8 rebounds and 11 blocks, Manners 7 rebounds and Colton Breslawski 7 rebounds and 4 assists.

Kendall, which is now 0-4 in G-R action, led 25-23 at the half as Ramsdell and Warters both tallied 8 over the first two periods.

Byron-Bergen 42, Holley 27

Building up a 24-16 halftime advantage, Byron-Bergen went on to defeat visiting Holley 42-27 this evening in a G-R contest.

Brandon Burke led Byron-Bergen with 19.

Dylan Hillabush had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Holley as Nick Passarell added 8 points and Chris Balys and Derek McArthur 5 rebounds and 5 assists each.