Kendall cagers romp past Attica

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 30 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Devin Appleton shoots over Attica’s Nick James (00) and Mike Gadd (30) during the host Eagles victory over the Blue Devils this evening.

Steadily pulling away, Kendall romped to a 51-22 victory over visiting Attica this evening in a key Genesee Region League Division I boys basketball game.

Garret Love scored 13 points and Devin Appleton 10 to lead the balanced attack for Kendall which avenged an earlier season 55-54 overtime loss at Attica.

The Eagles also had Will Condo with 8 points, Mookie Nauden 7, Isaiah Brown 6, Alex Sutphen 5 and Dustin Furness 2.

Nauden also had 9 rebounds and 4 assists, Condo 5 steals, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, Love 5 rebounds and Brown 3 rebounds.

Setting the tone at the outset, Kendall jumped out to a 18-6 first quarter lead highlighted by threes by Sutphen, Nauden and Appleton. Love, Brown, Appleton and Nauden also all netted two’s during that stretch.

Up 25-10 at the half, Kendall extended its advantage to 18, 39-21, at the three-quarter mark.

The Eagles in fact led by as many as 21, 37-16, midway through the period as Love had a three-point play and a layup and Condo back-to-back layups to highlight a key 10-2 run.

Kendall, which closed out the victory with a 12-1 fourth quarter scoring spurt, improves to 8-4 in the league and 8-6 overall.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Mookie Nauden draws a crowd as he tries to get off a pass to Isaiah Brown (55). Defending for Attica are Greg Lapp (22), Owen Thompson (42) and Nick James (00).

Wheatland-Chili 86, Lyndonville 47
Wheatland-Chili raced out to a 47-18 half-time advantage in route to posting a 86-47 victory over visiting Lyndonville in a G-R contest.

Pat Hinkson had 19 points and Ty Hrovat 10 for Lyndonville.

Pembroke 55, Holley 27
Joey DeFelice, Zach Vacarrelli and Corey Winter each scored 7 points for Holley in the 55-27 G-R loss at Pembroke. Winter also grabbed off 11 rebounds.

Roy-Hart 55, Akron 33
Jumping out to a 14-2 first quarter lead, Roy-Hart went on to defeat visiting Akron 55-33 in a Niagara-Orleans League contest.

Alex Stoddard scored 13 and Austin Heschke 12 for Roy-Hart which led 28-14 at the half and 46-20 at the three-quarter mark. Heschke scored 10 to highlight the Rams 18-6 third quarter uprising.

Roy-Hart is now 5-4 and Akron 1-8 in N-O action.

Girls Basketball

Akron 43, Roy-Hart 38
Akron used a 12-2 fourth quarter scoring surge to earn a 43-38 home court victory over Roy-Hart in an N-O contest.

Gina Henley led Akron with a game high 12 points.

Emma Lindke and Kendra Hill each had 9 for Roy-Hart as Taylor Fry and Brianna Lewandowski both added 7.