Lyndonville cagers rally past Finney

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 16 February 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Eddie Schildt, left, and Eric Neace each scored 21 to lead Lyndonville to a win over visiting C.G .Finney this evening.

Putting together a big second half, Lyndonville rallied to defeat visiting C.G. Finney 65-45 this evening in a non league boys basketball game.

Eric Neace and Eddie Schildt both scored 21 to lead the way for Lyndonville as Nick Hinkson added 10, Brandon Schoolcraft 6, AJ Buckland 4 and Corey Hydock 3.

Trailing 31-28 at the half, Lyndonville erupted with a 20-4 third period surge to move on top to stay.

Schildt scored 9 and Neace 7 to lead that uprising which rallied the Tigers into a 48-35 lead at the three-quarter mark.

The Tigers then put a lock on the victory by outscoring Finney 17-10 down the stretch. Neace led that surge with 10 points.

“We played real good defense in the second half,” said Lyndonville Coach Lee Dillenbeck. “And offensively we broke their press and hammered the ball inside.”

Now at 7-10 overall, Lyndonville visits Holley at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to close out the Genesee Region League season.

Pembroke 48, Holley 38
Leading by a narrow 21-18 margin at the half, Pembroke used a big 17-5 third period scoring surge to key a 48-38 win over visiting Holley this evening in a G-R League game.

Ryan Cansdale scored 20, including making 6 of 9 free throws in the final two minutes, and Kyle Ludwig netted 19 to lead Pembroke.

Zach Vaccarelli scored 10, Nick Passarell and Ian Penders 7 and Joey DeFelice 6 for Holley.

Roy-Hart 54, Newfane 51
Trailing 39-37 after three quarters, Roy-Hart rallied to outscore host Newfane 17-12 in the decisive final period to claim a narrow 54-51 Niagara-Orleans League victory.

Justin Heschke scored 6, Chris Anderson 4 and Ben Maynard 3 to lead Roy-Hart’s balanced attack down the stretch.

“It was a real biig team effort,” said Roy-Hart Coach Joe Pawlak.

Andy Xapsos led Roy-Hart with 15 as Nelson Andrade netted 11 and Heschke 10.

Kyle Burdick took game high honors with 22 for Newfane which led 14-13 after one period and 29-24 at the half.

Both teams are now 3-9 in N-O action.

Roy-Hart next visits Wilson and Newfane faces Barker Tuesday.