Tigers surge past Eagles for 10th victory

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 5 February 2020 at 10:00 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Russ Stephens goes up for a layup against Kendall defender Braxton Zarpentine during the Tigers win over the host Eagles this evening.

Getting point production from a dozen players, Lyndonville earned victory No. 10 on the season by downing host Kendall 73-45 this evening in a Genesee Region League game.

Nate Dillenbeck scored 16, Russ Stephens 15 and Noah Poler 10 (click here to see a 3 point basket by Poler) to lead Lyndonville’s scoring parade as Nathan Hydock added 9, Devin Rounds 6, Anthony Moule 5, Jon Slingerland and Basil Cousins 3, Rolland Balcerzak and Trenton Muck 2 and Evan Horn and Hayden Woodward 1.

Kendall had 10 players break into the scoring column as Derek Edick netted 15, Mason Kuhn 8, Dale Steffen 6, Nicholas Spellan, Eric Woodams (click here to see Eric’s 3 point basket) and Noah Rath 3, Zach Barrett ,Noah Tantalo and Braxton Zarpentine 2 and Noah Walzer 1.

Kendall’s Zach Barrett puts up a shot against Lyndonville defender Nathan Hydock.

Lyndonville jumped out to an 11 point, 20-9 first quarter lead and was never headed.

Stephens scored 8, Moule 5, including a three, Rounds 4 and Poler hit a three to lead that early Tigers surge.

The Tigers upped the advantage to 20, 40-20, at the half as Dillenbeck had two threes and a layup, Poler a three and a two and Hydock a pair of rebound baskets in the second period.

The Lyndonville advantage jumped to 28, 59-31, at the three-quarter mark as Dillenbeck had 8, including a pair of threes, to lead the third period uprising.

Lyndonville improves to 7-4 in the league and 10-6 overall while Kendall slips to 1-11, 2-14.

Alexander 61, Holley 46
Leading by a narrow 27-23 margin at the half, Alexander used an 18-12 third period scoring edge to key a 61-46 G-R win over Holley.

Tyrone Woods scored 21 to lead Alexander.

Kohl Morgan and Broek Ostrom both scored 12 for Holey as Carson Major and Jake Norman each had 10.

Girls Basketball
Newfane 52, Barker 37
Newfane improved to 8-2 in Niagara-Orleans League action with a 52-37 win over Barker (3-8).

Barker’s Sydnie Luckman took game high scoring honors with 14.

Lyndonville’s Anthony Moule goes over Kendall defender Nicholas Spellan for a shot.