Newfane cagers surge past Lyndonville

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 January 2017 at 9:09 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Nathan Poler tries to put up a shot over Newfane’s Chad Dunbar during the host Tigers loss to the Panthers this evening.

Exploding out to an 18 point lead in the first five minutes, Newfane went on to defeat host Lyndonville 75-39 this evening in a non league game.

Kyle DeVoogle poured in 13 points, including three threes and a basket off a turnover, and Max Weber added 7, including a three and a layup off a turnover, to spearhead that early surge which vaulted the Panthers out to a quick 23-5 advantage.


Lyndonville’s Matt Hess puts up a shot against Newfane defender Sam Auernhamer.

Lyndonville did cut the deficit a bit to 11, 23-12, at the end of the period after a three and a layup by Corey Hydock and a layup by Matt Hess but the Tigers would get no closer.

Newfane then broke the contest wide open in the second quarter with a huge 25-3 scoring burst to pull away to a 33 point, 48-15, lead at the half.

DeVoogel erupted for 15 points, including two threes and a three-point play, to spearhead that surge.

Newfane, which made nine threes in the opening half, maintained a commanding 33 point, 62-29 lead at the three-quarter mark.

DeVoogle finished with 32, including 28 in the first half, as Cameron Stanton added 12, Weber 11 and Brandon Gross 8.

Eric Neace and Hydock both had 10 for Lyndonville as Jacob Hoffee and Josh Tombari both added 5, Hess 4, Zach Johnson 3 and Nathan Poler 2.

Elba 70, Barker 46
Elba built up 32-14 half-time advantage in route to posting a 70-46 win over visiting Barker in the non league contest.

Henry Pfaumer scored a game high 23 points and Tucker Bezon added 14 to lead the Lancers.

Austin Sullivan and Malik Smith both tallied 10, Nate Luckman 9 and Eddie Wasnock 8 for the Raiders.