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Medina matmen place at Batavia Tourney

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 December 2013 at 12:00 am

Lyndonville is 3rd at Attica; Holley goes 3-2 at Pioneer

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Ben Howell works toward a decision win over Zach Preston of Caledonia-Mumford during early round action of today’s Batavia Tournament.

All six Medina entrants placed at the Batavia Wrestling Tournament today.

Brennen Callara (106) placed second, Joe Velez (113) and Nick Erway (120) third, Nick Doberstein (132) and Charles Beach (182) fourth and Ben Howell (145) sixth.

Callara scored a third period pin in the semifinals but then dropped a narrow 7-4 decision in the title bout to John Fieblekorn of Akron, a match that was tied 4-4 in the third period.

Velez decisioned Jemo Paz of Brockport 3-1 in overtime and Erway bested Clay Fisher of Caledonia-Mumford 8-2 in their bouts for third place honors.

On the day, Velez and Erway were both 3-1, Callara 2-0, Howell 3-2 and Doberstein and Beach 2-2.

Attica Tournament
Lyndonville placed third out of 12 teams at the Attica Tournament today.

Jeff Gress Jr. placed second for the Tigers as Tony Recco, Alex Murphy, Tom Follman and Dustin Hinkley each took third place.

Gress, Recco, Hinkley, Devin Joy and Garren Bayne all went 4-1 on the day while Murphy was 3-1 and Follman 3-2.

Pioneer Tournament
Rebounding from a pair of opening round losses, Holley went 3-2 today at the Pioneer Tournament.

The Hawks defeated Letchworth 66-15, St. Francis 43-39 and Kenmore West 42-39 after losing 54-29 to West Seneca West and 43-27 to Pioneer.

Brandon Morrell, Kevin Avery and Lucas Silvis all went 5-0 on the day for Holley to earn spots on the All-Tournament team as did Martin Beadle and Ryan Camacho, who were both 4-1.

Nick Shenck and Jake Bailey were both 3-2 for the Hawks.

Girls Basketball

Alexander 47, Holley 28
Building up a 25-7 half-time advantage, Alexander went on to defeat host Holley 47-24 Friday night in a Genesee Region League game.

Samantha Barniak scored 8, Nicole Blackburn 6 and Jade Underwood 5 for Holley which slips to 0-3 in the league and 0-4 overall.