G-R vs. N-O Exceptional Senior games squads

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 March 2023 at 8:59 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – G-R GIRLS – The Genesee Region League girls squad bested the Niagara-Orleans League 65-42 in the annual Exceptional Senior game Friday evening at Medina. In front are Lauren Nelson (Wheatland-Chili), Melanie Pohl (Alexander), Parker Wolfley (Alexander), Maggie Monachino (Notre Dame), Dayi Caballero (Byron-Bergen), Karli Houseknecht (Pembroke) and Ava Wagoner (Byron-Bergen). In back are Coach Marcia Hirsch (Alexander), Isabel Breeden (Pembroke), Avelin Tomidy (Notre Dame), Amelia McCulley (Notre Dame), Kendall Phillips (Byron-Bergen), Lorelei Dillenbeck (Lyndonville) and Haley Shaffer (Lyndonville).

N-O GIRLS – In the front row are Kaylee Allcorn (Wilson), Melanie Holtz (Akron), Stella Poler (Medina), Juliana Buscarino (Roy-Hart) and Makenna Elsenheimer (Roy-Hart). In back are S’koi Sanders (Albion), Rachel Dugan (Akron), Rylee VanNostrand (Medina), Lilah Frerichs (Wilson), Alexis Cacciatore (Roy-Hart) and Coach Antoinette Abrams (Akron).

G-R BOYS – The Genesee Region League boys team completed a doubleheader sweep by downing the Niagara-Orleans League seniors 97-74. In the front row are Terry Bayly-Henshaw (Wheatland-Chili), Mason Nicholson (Lyndonville), Jon Suro (Pembroke), David Brumsted (Byron-Bergen), Gianni Ferrara (Byron-Bergen) and Noah Currier (Oakfield-Alabama). In back are Coach Roxanne Noeth (Byron-Bergen), Connor Scott (Elba), Cayden Pfalzer (Pembroke), Kyle Porter (Oakfield-Alabama), Ryan Muscarella (Byron-Bergen), Trenton Muck (Lyndonville), Brayden Smith (Oakfield-Alabama), Coach Ryan Stehlar (Oakfield-Alabama) and his son Cooper.

N-O BOYS – In the front row are Brad Cantrell (Barker), Drew Romesser (Akron), Aidan Voss (Barker), Logan Wolfe (Wilson) and Mike Bubar (Wilson). In back are Coach Jake Haight (Barker), Jamel Johnson Jr. (Roy-Hart), Javon Jones (Albion), Evan Myers (Newfane), Aquil Gaffney (Albion), Aiden Pitts (Medina), Matt Fox (Wilson), Nate Beyer (Roy-Hart), Coach Joe Pawlak (Roy-Hart) and his sons Julian and Michael.