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W-C cagers top Lyndonville; Kendall bows

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 December 2017 at 9:59 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Zach Johnson goes in for a layup against Wheatland-Chili defender Anthony Rosado during the Tigers home court loss to the Wildcats this evening as Kane Flynn moves in on the play.

Unable to overcome an early 12 point deficit, Lyndonville dropped a 49-42 decision to visiting Wheatland-Chili this evening in a Genesee Region League boys game.

Scoring the game’s first nine points, Wheatland-Chili went on to hold a 12 point, 19-7, advantage at the end of the opening quarter, a lead the Wildcats never relinquished.

Down by 10, 26-16, at the half, Lyndonville did cut the deficit to nine, 29-20 early in the third period after layups by Matt Hess and Zach Johnson.

However,W-C answered with an 8-2 run to close the period, including 6 by Adam Lund, to regain a 15 point, 37-22, advantage at the three-quarter mark

Lyndonville though did come battling back outpointing W-C 20-12 in the final stanza including 7 by Nathan Dillenbeck and 4 by Johnson.

The Tigers cut the deficit to six, 44-38, with just over a minute to go after a three by Kane Flynn but could get no closer at the Wildcats’ final five points came from the free throw line.

Lund and Anthony Rosado both scored 15, Will Gebhardt 9 and Kevin Bayly-Henshaw 8 to lead the way for W-C.

Hess scored 10, Dillenbeck and Nathan Poler 9, Johnson and Flynn 6 and Ricky Forder 2 for Lyndonville.

Notre Dame 64, Kendall 48
Nico Zambito, Ryan Moffat and Spencer Misiti each scored 13 points to lead Notre Dame past host Kendall 64-48 in a G-R contest. Zambito also had 15 rebounds and Moffat 8.

Nate Warters scored 15, Hunter Menze 14 and Mickey Gardner 8 for Kendall, which is now 2-4.

Improving to 6-0, Notre Dame held leads of 18-10 after one quarter, 39-25 at the half and 50-40 at the three-quarter mark.

Wilson 65, Roy-Hart 49
Leading by a narrow 42-39 margin, Wilson outscored host Roy-Hart 23-10 in the decisive final period to claim a 65-49 Niagara-Orleans League victory.

Mac Musall scored 9 of his game high 19 points and Nate Fox 7 of his 15 lead lead that late surge for Wilson which also got 13 on the night from Jake Miller.

Jake Bruning scored 16 and Charlie Bruning 13 for Roy-Hart which trailed by only three, 27-24, at the half.

Wilson is now 2-0 and Roy-Hart 0-2 in N-O action.

Girls Basketball
Wilson 49, Roy-Hart 33
Ellie Todd and Megan Washington each scored 10 for Roy-Hart in the 49-33 N-O loss to Wilson.

Wilson is now 1-2 and R-H -2 in league action.