Holley surges to win at Lyndonville

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 7 January 2022 at 9:36 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Broek Ostrom puts up a shot against Lyndonville defender Noah Poler during the Hawks win over the host Tigers this evening.

A huge second quarter scoring burst sparked Holley to a 72-53 win over host Lyndonville in a Genesee Region League boys basketball game this evening.

Trailing 14-12 after the opening period, Holley erupted with a 29-10 second quarter scoring surge to rally into the lead for good by a 41-24 margin at the half.

Broek Ostrom scored 13 and Erik Lang 9, including two threes, to spearhead the Hawks decisive uprising.

Keeping the momentum, the Hawks outscored the Tigers 22-10 in the third period to extend the advantage to 29, 63-34, heading into the final quarter.

Ostrom scored 10 in the stanza which was capped off by back-to-back threes by Vinny Golisano.

Ostrom finished with a game high 31 to lead Holley as Golianso added 14, including four threes. Erik Lang 11, James Tette 6, Seth Janus 4 and Mason Neale, Destin Kuyal and Jaylyn Tette 2 each.

Trenton Muck scored 23, including four threes, and Noah Poler 18 to pace Lyndonville as Mason Nicholson had 6, Roman Heinsler 3, Jimmy Poler 2 and Ian Mank 1.

Nicholson had two threes, Heinsler one and Noah Poler a three-point play in the sea-saw opening quarter which saw seven lead changes. Ostrom netted 8 in the stanza to keep Holley to within two at 14-12.

However, the Hawks rebounded to outpoint the Tigers 51-20 over the middle two quarters to race away to the win.

Holley is now 3-4 and Lyndonville 1-7.

Holley’s Erik Lang drives to the basket against Lyndonville’s Jack Whipple.

Byron-Bergen 74, Kendall 54

Leading by a narrow 52-47 margin at the three-quarter mark, Byron-Bergen put together a 22-7 fourth period scoring surge to earn a 74-54 G-R win over visiting Kendall

Corden Zimmerman scored 18 and David Brumsted 17 for B-B which led 40-36 at the half.

Braxton Zarpentine scored a season high 20 to lead Kendall as Zach Barrett had 14 and Devin Edick 9.

B-B is now 7-3 and Kendall 3-5.

Lyndonville’s Trenton Muck puts up a shot in traffic as Mason Neale and Destin Kuyal defend for Holley.