Drumgoole, Irondequoit advance to final four

Gerald Drumgoole recorded a double-double and led three in double figures as the Irondequoit Eagles advanced to the New York state Class A final four with a convincing 65-41 victory over North Tonawanda in the Far West Regional played at Genesee Community College on Saturday.

Drumgoole converted 12 of 13 free throws and finished with a game-high 21 points. The sophomore also hauled in a game-high 12 rebounds.

The Eagles converted 20 offensive rebounds into a 23-8 advantage in second-chance points. Irondequoit forced 24 North Tonawanda turnovers and had a 31-7 advantage in points off miscues.

Irondequoit’s Alex Goldsberry scored 18 points on 9-of-16 shooting. Zach Stenglein scored 15.

Trevor Book paced North Tonawanda with 11 points.

Irondequoit led 15-7 after the first and 32-16 at halftime before pulling away in the third outscoring North Tonawanda, 20-9 in the stanza.

Irondequoit (23-1) will play Jamesville-Dewitt (III/21-3), Saturday 9 am at Floyd Maines Arena in Binghamton.

IRONDEQUOIT 65, NORTH TONAWANDA 41
NORTH TONAWANDA (20-5)
Trevor Book 3-16 4-4 11; Alex Quinn 3-5 0-0 9; Vincent Tripo 3-6 0-0 8;
Brandon Casterline 1-6 1-2 3; Patrick Milbrand 1-3 1-2 3; Zack Woodard 1-3
1-2 3; Rory Farkas 1-2 0-0 2; Alex Johnson 1-4 0-1 2; Sean Ferry 0-0 0-0 0;
Kyle McNeill 0-0 0-0 0; Jordan Fox 0-0 0-0 0; Joseph Kish 0-0 0-0 0. Totals
14-45 7-11 41.
IRONDEQUOIT (23-1)
Gerald Drumgoole 4-15 12-13 21; Alex Goldsberry 9-16 0-3 18; Zach Stenglein
4-13 6-8 15; Tysean Sizer 3-11 1-1 7; Devyn Walker 1-3 1-4 3; Frederick June
0-0 1-2 1; Josh Stenglein 0-0 0-0 0; William Porter 0-0 0-0 0; Jeremiah Zitz
0-2 0-0 0; Jake Arrowood 0-0 0-0 0; Robert Diaz-Judson 0-1 0-0 0; Tanner
Pioch 0-0 0-0 0; Kaelen Kanealey 0-0 0-0 0; Colin Shafer 0-0 0-2 0; Chris
VanKerkhove 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-61 21-33 65.
North Tonawanda…………… 7 9 9 16 – 41
Irondequoit………………. 15 17 20 13 – 65
3-point goals–North Tonawanda 6-21 (Alex Quinn 3-4; Vincent Tripo 2-5;
Trevor Book 1-7; Zack Woodard 0-1; Alex Johnson 0-2; Brandon Casterline
0-2), Irondequoit 2-15 (Gerald Drumgoole 1-4; Zach Stenglein 1-7; Tysean
Sizer 0-4). Fouled out–North Tonawanda-None, Irondequoit-None.
Rebounds–North Tonawanda 37 (Zack Woodard 9), Irondequoit 40 (Gerald
Drumgoole 12). Assists–North Tonawanda 10 (Trevor Book 3), Irondequoit 8
(Zach Stenglein 2; Jeremiah Zitz 2). Total fouls–North Tonawanda 29,
Irondequoit 14. Technical fouls–North Tonawanda-Trevor Book,
Irondequoit-William Porter. A-1200

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