Irish roll past Lady Tigers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 February 2018 at 5:24 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Alecia Hinkson puts up a shot against Notre Dame defender Emma Finch during the Lady Tigers loss to the host Irish this afternoon.

Building up a commanding 25 point half-time advantage, Notre Dame went on to defeat visiting Lyndonville 64-27 this afternoon in a Genesee Region League girls basketball game.

Lyndonville’s Faith Chaffee battles with Notre Dame’s Gemma Bochicchio for a rebound.

Callie McCulley scored 18 and Morgan Rhodes and Margaret Sutherland both chipped in with 14 to spearhead the attack for Notre Dame which improves to 13-6. Natalie Thornton added 9, Stevie Wilcox 6, Emma Finch 2 and Gemma Bochicchio 1.

Ella Lewis led Lyndonville with 11 as Anna Lewis added 6, Alecia Hinkson 4 and Faith Chaffee, Savannah Poler and Danielle Weldon 2 each.

McCulley scored 9 and Rhodes hit a pair of threes to help Notre Dame jump out to a 21-7 first period lead.

The Irish upped the advantage to 36-11 at the half as Wilcox netted 5 and Sutherland 4 to lead a 15-4 second period.

Two more threes by Rhodes, along with a pair of baskets by Sutherland, helped the Irish extend the lead to 53-19 at the three-quarter mark.