Kendall girls best W-C

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 23 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Nicole Browe (10) drives against Wheatland-Chili defender Taylor Seilheimer (2) during the host Lady Eagles victory this evening.

Snapping a three game losing streak, Kendall trimmed visiting Wheatland-Chili 42-37 this evening in a Genesee Region League girls basketall game.

Tania Arellano scored a season high 19 points to spearhead the Kendall attack.

Taylor Kingsbury added 9 for the Lady Eagles as Toni ReQua and Shelby Reis both netted 6 and Nicole Browe 2.

Brianna Walker shared game high honors for W-C with 19.

A three by ReQua, along with two baskets by Kingsbury, sparked Kendall out to a 12-6 first quarter lead.

The Lady Eagles maintained a seven point, 24-17, lead at the half as Arellano had two jumpers and three free throws and Kingsbury a three-point play in the second quarter.

Kendall upped the advantage a bit to nine, 32-23, at the three-quarter mark as Arellano hit two threes in the third period.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Shelby Reis drives to the basket for Kendall against Taylor Clar (3) and Elizabeth Russell (21) of W-C.

Sparked by eight points by Walker, W-C did close to within five four times in the final period but could get no closer.

Kendall turned back the challenge as ReQua had a three, Arellano a layup and Kingsbury a rebound bucket while Browe tacked on two free throws in the final seconds to keep the Lady Eagles up by six at 42-36.

Kendall is now 4-6 in the league and 5-8 overall.

Byron-Bergen 39, Holley 23
Sam Barniak had 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists; Jade Underwood 8 rebounds and Nicole Blackburn 5 rebounds and 3 assists for Holley in the 39-23 G-R loss at Byron-Bergen.

CSAT 43, Barker 38
A late rally fell short as Barker dropped a 43-38 decision to visiting CSAT in a Niagara-Orleans League make-up game.

Trailing 23-13 at the half and 33-21 after three quarters, Barker rallied to outscore CSAT 17-10 down the stretch but the comeback bid fell five points short.

Caitlyn Mason had 14 points for Barker as Olivia Denny netted 8 and Julia Atwater 7.

Both teams are now 4-4 in N-O action.