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Lyndonville, Holley and Kendall bow in G-R girls basketball action

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 22 January 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Leann Balcerzak (13) puts up a shot against Alexander’s Sydney Breton (11) during the Lady Tigers home court loss this evening to the Lady Trojans.

Pulling away in the third quarter, Alexander bested host Lyndonville 53-28 this evening in a Genesee Region League girls basketball game.

In other G-R action, Elba defeated host Kendall 52-43 and Oakfield-Alabama downed host Holley 44-30.

Leading by nine, 27-18, Alexander went on a 14-0 scoring burst to close the third period and break the game open.

Sydney Breton scored 5 of her game high 12 points and Bret Stephens and Olivia George each tallied 4 of their 6 in the decisive third period which finished with Alexander leading by a commanding 41-18 margin.

Lyndonville’s Gabby Dusett (22) drives in for a layup against Alexander defender Kali Wright (33).

Up 10-8 after one period, the Lady Trojans out pointed the Lady Tigers 15-6 in the second quarter to grab a 25-14 lead at the half.

Buckets by Jasmine Plummer and Mackenzie Muck kept Lyndonville within nine early in the third period but Alexander answered with the decisive 14-0 run to break the contest open.

Aubrey Lewis scored 7 and Gabby Dusett 5 for Lyndonville as Leann Balcerzak, Plummer and Muck each added 4 and Chelsea Poler and Morgan Hungerford 2 each.

Holley’s Emily Bailey (24) tries to shoot over Oakfield-Alabama defenders Makayla Hilchey (4) and Lauren Reding (14).

Oakfield-Alabama 44, Holley 30

Building up a 23-12 halftime advantage, Oakfield-Alabama went on to defeat Holley 44-30.

Sam Barniak and Emily Bailey both scored 10 points and Jade Underwood 8 for Holley.

Bailey also had 6 rebounds and 4 blocks and Underwood 6 rebounds.

Holley’s Sam Barniak (30) drives by Oakfield-Alabama defender Hannah LaGrou (33).

Elba 52, Kendall 43

Tania Arellano scored 18 points and Taylor Kingsbury and Taylor ReQua each added 8 for Kendall in the 52-43 loss to visiting Elba.

Arellano and Kingsbury also both grabbed off 10 rebounds.

Elba held a 20-12 lead at the half.