Lady Tigers romp in season opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 December 2019 at 9:47 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Kaylee Nesbitt goes up for a shot as Terran Stinson of Rochester Academy Charter tries to block. The action took place during the host Lady Tigers season opening win this evening.

Steadily pulling away, Lyndonville romped to a 72-33 non league season opening victory over visiting Rochester Academy Charter this evening.

Ella Lewis scored 25, Karlee Rounds 16 and Lorelei Dillenbeck 13 to lead the way for Lyndonville as Prezli Silversmith and Kaylee Nesbitt both added 5, Savannah Poler 4 and Danielle Weldon and Chloe Stinson 2 each.

(Click here to see Ella Lewis drive to the basket for a layup.)

Terran Stinson led RAC with 22.

Setting the tone for the high scoring evening, Lyndonville jumped out to a lightning quick 6-0 lead in the first 45 seconds on three straight layups off turnovers by Dillenbeck.

Lewis had a run of nine straight points later in the period which finished with the Lady Tigers on top 23-10.

The Lady Tigers hiked the lead to 19, 37-18, at the half as Lewis scored 8 in the second quarter.

Keeping rolling, the Lady Tigers extended their advantage to 29, 54-25, at the three-quarter mark as Rounds scored 8 in the third period.

Lyndonville will next face Barker at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Kendall Tournament. Kendall will take on Holley in the second game at 7:45 p.m.

Elba 52, Albion 38
Brynn Walczak scored 19, Lauryn Engle 14 and Leah Bezon 12 to lead Elba to a 52-38 non league win over host Albion.

Honesty Little scored 10, Kendall Derisley 9 and Paige Derisley 7 for Albion as Aly Knaak grabbed off 15 rebounds.

Breaking away from a 20-20 tie at the end of the first period, Elba went on to hold leads of 34-26 at the half and 46-29 after three quarters.

Tonawanda 46, Medina 22
Trailing 11-6 after one period, Tonawanda used a big 18-7 second period scoring burst to key a 46-22 non league win over visiting Medina.

Up 24-18 at the half, Tonawanda put a lock on the win with a 15-4 third period scoring edge.

Hanna Hamill and Heaven Jackson both scored 12 to lead the way for Tonawanda.

Janiyah Holoway scored 8 and Faith Ann Vanderwalker 6 for Medina which next hosts Central Christian Academy on Friday in another non league game.

Newfane 46, JFK 29
Julia Dumais scored 11 and Rachel Chunco 10 to lead Newfane to a 46-29 non league win over JFK.