Late surge lifts Lady Tigers past Lady Eagles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 4 February 2020 at 9:18 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Lorelei Dillenbeck puts up a shot against Kendall defenders Julie Coble and Autumn Woodward during the Lady Tigers win over the visiting Lady Eagles this evening.

Putting together a big fourth quarter scoring surge Lyndonville bested visiting Kendall 34-25 in a Genesee Region League girls basketball game this evening.

Breaking away from an 18-18 deadlock at the end of three low scoring quarters, Lyndonville erupted for 16 points in the final period to claim the win.

A jumper by Savannah Poler, a layup by Lorelei Dillenbeck and a three by Ella Lewis ignited Lyndonville’s decisive late uprising and put the Lady Tigers on top to stay at 25-22.

Karlee Rounds followed up with a layup (click here to see the layup), Poler a jumper, Lewis another three and Danielle Weldon a rebound bucket to lock up the victory.

Lewis finished with 11, Dillenbeck 8, Poler 6, Kaylee Nesbitt 3 and Rounds, Weldon and Alexis Hughes 2 each.

Brittney Marks took game high honors for Kendall with 14 (click here to see 2 of Marks’ points) as Katie Pearson and Elizabeth Snyder both added 4 and Alezya Brown 3.

Kendall held narrow leads of 10-6 after one period and 14-13 at the half as Marks scored 4 in each of the first two periods.

Lewis and Dillenbeck both hit threes to help Lyndonville grab a brief 13-12 lead late in the second period.

Lyndonville outscored Kendall 5-4 in a low scoring third period which ended tied at 18-18.

Lyndonville is now 7-9 on the season and Kendall 5-10.

In another G-R contest, Alexander defeated Holley 57-25.

Kendall’s Brittney Marks puts up a shot as Danielle Weldon and Kaylee Nesbitt defend for Lyndonville.