Lady Eagles best host Lady Tigers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 February 2019 at 9:05 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Katie Pearson looks to put up a shot against Lyndonville defender Kaylee Nesbitt as Alezya Brown moves in during the Lady Eagles win over the host Lady Tigers this evening.

Completing a home and home season series sweep, Kendall downed host Lyndonville 33-24 this evening to close out the Genesee Region League girls basketball season.

Jenna Regan led Kendall with 11 points as Brittney Marks, Lizzie Sutphen and Elizabeth Snyder each added 6, Kaitlyn Gregory 3 and Alezya Brown 1.

Alecia Hinkson scored 9 and Anna Lewis 8 for Lyndonville as Stacey Buckland added 3 and Kaylee Nesbitt and Savannah Poler 2 each.

Kendall’s Lizzie Sutphen drives against Lyndonville defender Anna Lewis.

Lyndonville did jump out to a 7-1 lead at the outset as Lewis hit a three and Poler added a jumper.

However, Kendall answered right back with an 8-0 run to close the period, including two jumpers by Regan and one by Snyder, to rally into a 9-7 lead.

Lyndonville did pull back into a 9-9 tie early in the second period on a bucket by Nesbitt but the Lady Tigers could not find the range again for the rest of the quarter,

Kendall regained a 15-9 lead at the half on two baskets by Regan and one by Marks.

The Lady Eagles maintained a four point, 23-19, advantage at the three-quarter mark on a three by Sutphen and jumpers by Marks and Snyder.

Hinkson tallied 8 in the stanza to keep the Lady Tigers close.

A free throw by Hinkson cut the deficit to three, 23-20, at the outset of the final period but Lyndonville would get no closer as the Lady Tigers could not score a field goal until less than a minute remained.

Kendall answered with  9-1 run over the next six minutes, including jumpers by Regan, Sutphen, Snyder and Gregory, to put a firm lock on the win.

The Lady Eagles, which also downed Lyndonville 40-28 early in the season at Kendall, finish the regular season at 5-14 and the Lady Tigers at 4-16.

Kendall next visits Mt. Morris in the opening round of the Section V Class D1 playoffs next Tuesday while Lyndonville begins Class C3 playoff competition as Caledonia-Mumford next Wednesday, both at 7 p.m.

Nardin 44, Medina 37

Trailing 31-28 at the three-quarter mark, Nardin put together a 16-6 fourth quarter scoring surge to down host Medina 44-37 in a non league game.

Maddie Williams scored 9, Camri King 8, Kharise Johnson 7 and Anya Bloom 6 for Medina which led 10-2 after one period and 21-13 at the half.

Roy-Hart to host Maryvale

Roy-Hart will host Maryvale in a non league Senior Night game at 6 p.m. Monday.

Lyndonville’s Alecia Hinkson tries to drive against Kendall’s Brittney Marks.