Lyndonville cagers best Kendall

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 2 February 2016 at 12:00 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Nick Hinkson drives in for a layup against Kendall defenders Jake Ramsdell (22) and James Longrod (24) during the Tigers win over the host Eagles this evening.

Pulling away with a big third period scoring surge, Lyndonville went on to defeat host Kendall 65-52 this evening to stay in the thick of the Genesee Region League Division 2 title race.

Nick Hinkson scored 21, Eric Neace 15, Eddie Schildt 14 and Corey Hydock 9 for Lyndonville which improves to 10-2 in the league and 14-4 overall.

Jacob Ramsdell and Brandon Miller both scored 12, Colton Breslawski 9 and Nick Manners 7 for Kendall which slips to 2-11, 3-15.

Lyndonville’s Corey Hydock drives by Kendall defender Collin Lewis.

Trailing 16-11 after one period, Kendall closed the gap to just two, 27-25, late in the second quarter after a three by Collin Lewis and a layup by Ramsdell.

Lyndonville though opened up a little breathing room as Hydock hit a three to close the period and give the Tigers a 30-25 lead at the break.

Hinkson netted 9 in the second period for the Tigers while Ramsdell had 6 for the Eagles.

Kendall’s Nick Manners looks to shoot over Lyndonville’s Eddie Schildt.

Lyndonville then finally broke the contest open by outscoring Kendall 23-12 in the third period as the Tigers running game shifted into high gear..

Hinkson and Neace both scored 8 to lead that uprising which vaulted the Tigers out to an 18 point, 53-37, advantage at the three-quarter mark.

Lyndonville next hosts Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Thursday in another key G-R Division 2 contest. Notre Dame dropped a 43-26 decision to Division 2 front-runner Elba this evening. Lyndonville will then host Elba in the regular season finale on February 9.

Kendall’s James Longrod puts up a three over Lyndonville defender Jacob Hoffee.

Alexander 49, Holley 39
Trailing 17-14 at the half, Alexander used a 13-8 third period scoring edge to key a 49-39 G-R win over Holley.

Derek McArthur scored 16 for Holley as Zach Vaccarelli and Chris Balys both added 8. Vaccarelli also grabbed off 11 rebounds and Dylan Hillabush 10.