Lady Eagles down rival Hawks in tourney opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 5 December 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Jade Underwood (40) grabs off a rebound against Kendall’s Taylor Kingsbury (4) during this evening’s opening round Kendall Tournament contest which saw the host Lady Eagles down the Lady Hawks.

KENDALL – Jumping out to an 8-0 first quarter lead, Kendall went on to defeat rival Holley 32-15 this evening in the opening round of the Lady Eagles Tournament.

Three-point field goals by Nicole Browe and Tania Arellano keyed Kendall in the opening quarter.

In fact, all five of the Lady Eagles first half field goals came from long range as Shelby Reis hit two threes and Toni ReQua one in the second quarter helping to boost Kendall’s half-time advantage to 19-3.

Holley went nearly 12 minutes at the outset without scoring before Nicole Blackburn tallied.

Kendall maintained a 25-8 advantage at the three-quarter mark as ReQua had another three and Jaimie Smith a rebound bucket in the third period.

Reis and ReQua both finished with 8 points for the Lady Eagles as Browe netted 5, Arellano and Taylor Kingsbury 4, Smith 2 and Jenny West 1.

Blackburn led Holley with 6 as Emily Bailey and Lexi Reyngoudt both had 3, Samantha Barniak 2 and Jade Underwood 1.

Kendall is now 1-1 and Holley 0-2.

Kendall will now face Rochester School of the Arts in the championship game at 5 p.m. Saturday while Holley will meet Edison Tech of Rcohester in the consolation game at 3 p.m.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Amelia Patrick (12) drives against Holley defenders Nicole Blackburn (21), Lexi Reyngoudt (24) and Tabitha Swift (5).

Pembroke 37, Medina 20
Leading by just 3-2 after one quarter, Pembroke used a big 18-6 second period scoring surge to key a 37-20 victory over Medina this evening in a non league game.

Taylor Miller scored 6 points, Molley Gross 4 and Nicole Blount 3 for Medina which slips to 0-2.

Elba 64, Lyndonville 27
Abigail Feldman and Morgan Hungerford each scored 6 points for Lyndonville in the season opening 64-27 Genesee Region League loss to Elba this evening. Hungerford also grabbed off 10 rebounds.

Chelsea Poler added 4 and Jenna Carpenter 3 for Lyndonville which also got 2 each from Autumn Nesbitt, Gabby Dusett, Alyssa Mahnke and Rebekah Hoffee.

Wilson 52, Grand Island 22
Emily Lasher scored 17, Kaylee Stoelting 9, Dana Smith 8 and Allie Bubar 7 to spark Wilson to the 52-22 non league win over Grand Island.

Smith also had 12 rebounds, Stoelting 10 and Lasher 8 along with 6 steals.