Section V Weekend Roundup: Semi-final tickets punched

UPrep’s Zach Harris Scott (24) and Gates-Chili’s Damon Austin (10) battle for a rebound during Class AA quarter-final action Friday night. UPrep outlasted Gates-Chili, 82-76. (Photo: PAUL GOTHAM/PICKIN’ SPLINTERS)

FRIDAY

CLASS AA:

No. 1 FAIRPORT (16-5) 72
No. 9 EDISON TECH (8-13) 58
Andrew Bartlett led Fairport with 20 points, including five threes. Teddy Sharman added 12 points, while Vanzell Johnson contributed 11 points and Jackson Sullivan had 10 points. Fairport ended the game by outscoring Edison 27-20 in the fourth quarter. Alton Knight topped Edison with a season-high 22 points, followed by Dylon Foster with 16 points. Other scorers: Fairport- Ryan Lucey (6), Tommy Lindstrom (3), Andre Starks (2), Anthony Pappano (2), Edison- Marquan Anderson (4), Ryziere Wilson (4), Tristian Flowers (4), Jeremiah Caldwell (2), Natrell Colbert (2). Fairport will play No. 5 McQuaid (14-8) in the semifinals.

 

No. 13 WEBSTER SCHROEDER (7-15) 58
No. 5 MCQUAID (14-8) 72
Anthony Iglesia poured in a game-high 27 points in McQuaid’s win over Webster-Schroeder. Kobe Long added 14 of his own. Josh Purcell had 14 points. On the losing side for Webster-Schroeder, J.J. Plummer scored 20. Luke Insley added 11 points. McQuaid moves onto the semi-finals in the 2018 AA Championship tournament with this win. Other scores — McQuaid — Connor Zamiara (8), Harry Bruu (5), Jermaine Taggart (4), Rueben Daniel (2). Webster-Schroeder — Kymere Meeks (9), Malachi Durall (6), Cole Donnelly (5), Nate Hardy (4), Mike Northrup (3).  McQuaid will face No. 1 Fairport (16-5) in the semifinals.

 

No. 2 RUSH-HENRIETTA (15-6) 57
No. 7 HILTON (11-11) 61
Tah-Jae Hill scored 11 of his team-high 26 points in the fourth quarter for Hilton. Mitch Carr added 22 points for Hilton, while Morgan Kunigan had 11. Hilton headed into the fourth quarter down 43-41, but outscored RH 20-14 to end the game with the win. Kailee White topped RH with 21 points, followed by Mecca McCullough with 17 points. Other scorers: Hilton- Noah Malta (2), RH- Don Swain (8), Lucas Haefner (6), Tim Jackson (3). Hilton will take on No. 6 UPrep (13-9) in the semifinals.

 

No. 6 UPREP (13-9) 82
No. 3 GATES-CHILI (15-7) 76
Three possessions later, Jakhi Lucas converted an and-one to knot the game at 40. A 12-point deficit had evaporated and UPrep was on its way to a second straight appearance in the Class AA semi-finals. READ MORE. 

CLASS C1:

No. 1 NORTHSTAR CHRISTIAN (21-1) 99
No. 8 EAST ROCHESTER (14-8) 69
Miles Brown – Section V’s leading scorer and player of the year candidate – slashed through the Bombers defense for a game-high 30 points, while fellow running mate Tray Roberts added 27 (including 4 three pointers). Brown was nearly perfect from the line hitting 11-of-12 free throws, while Roberts swished all 5 of his attempts. READ MORE. 

No. 4 LEROY (17-5) 53
No. 5 MARCUS WHITMAN (19-3) 54
Marcus Whitman will take on No. 1 Northstar Christian (21-1) in the semifinals.

No. 2 PEMBROKE (22-0) 67
No. 7 GANANDA (14-8) 58
Reid Miano scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as undefeated Pembroke overcame an early deficit to advance. Teammate Jamil Marble scored 20 points and Lucas Kohorst added 17. Jayden Castrechini led Gananda, which grabbed a 19-13 lead in the first quarter, with 20 points. Steven Heumann had a dozen and Kole Wright scored 10. Pembroke will face No. 6 Avon (16-6) in the semifinals.

No. 3 ADDISON (18-4) 57
No. 6 AVON (16-6) 74
Nate Wojslaw scored 12 of his team-high 20 points in the first quarter for Avon. Aaron Ghent added 12 points for Avon, while Ian Read had 11 points. Avon finished the second quarter on a 9-0 run, heading into the locker room with a 44-27 lead at halftime. Adam Chilson topped Addison with 21 points, followed by Danny Ames with 13 and Nick Solinas with 12. Other scorers: Avon- Paddy Coyne (9), Nick Rowland (8), Conner Taylor (7), Max Hall (7), Addison- Nick Sutryk (7), Gage Ames (2), John Stierly (2). Avon will play No. 2 Pembroke (22-0) in the semifinals.

CLASS C2:

No. 1 PERRY (20-2) 67
No. 8 ROCHESTER ACADEMY (11-11) 45
Tyler Cowie led Perry, No. 7 NYSSWA Class C, with 32 points, including 11 on free throws. Austin Croll added 23 points for Perry. Perry outscored Roc Academy 44-18 between the second and third quarters. Jevonny Brown topped Roc Academy with 23 points, followed by Trevon Stringer with 17 points. Other scorers: Perry- Michael John Grover (5), Michael Hockey (4), Cam Campbell (2), Challis Farmer (1), Roc Academy- Spencer Burns (3), Albert Tomlin (2). Perry will face No. 4 C.G. Finney (17-5) in the semifinals.

No. 4 C.G. FINNEY (17-5) 65
No. 12 GENESEO (9-13) 64
C.G. Finney will take on No. 1 Perry (20-2) in the semifinals.

 

No. 2 CALEDONIA-MUMFORD (19-3) 61
No. 7 CUBA-RUSHFORD (13-8) 68
Trevor Smith fueled Cuba-Rushford with 33 points and six threes made. Andrew Trufino added 12 points, while Andrew Clement contributed 11 points, including the go-ahead three with 58 seconds left in regulation. Matt O’Donoghue (14 points) and Joe Laursen (14 points, 10 rebounds) were Cal-Mum’s co-leading scorers, followed by Vin Molisani with 11 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Ian Lenhardt had nine points and 10 rebounds for Cal-Mum.

“We really got away from the game plan at times tonight and it really hurt us.  The 50-50 balls all seemed to be going to Cuba as well,” Cal-Mum head coach Dan Dickens said. “When that happens, you end up on the losing end because you are giving the opposing team extra opportunities to score. I am proud of all these guys we will be graduating, as they have been an absolute joy to coach these last 3-4 years.” Cuba-Rushford will play No. 3 Lyons (19-3) in the semifinals.

No. 3 LYONS (19-3) 84
No. 11 WARSAW (10-12) 59
Justice Smith poured in a career-high 41 points and completed a triple-double with 13 rebounds and 10 assists. The junior forward, who reached the career 1,000-point plateau earlier in the season, added four steals and a block to the performance. Smith collected 11 points in the second quarter as the Lions outscored Warsaw 26-11 in the stanza to take a 47-27 advantage into the break. Teammate David Weaver added 12 points on the night. Aaron Romero and Justin Smith scored six points apiece. Ben MacConnell paced Warsaw with points. Dalton Burdin added 12 points. Lyons will face No. 7 Cuba-Rushford (13-8) in the semifinals.

CLASS D2:

No. 1 PRATTSBURGH (18-3) 101
No. 8 HAMMONDSPORT (10-12) 51
Mason Putnam scored 33 points and Garrett Socola had 28 to lead Prattsburgh. Dillan Conley paced Hammondsport with 14 points, two assists and five steals. Brayden Whitcomb has 13 points and seven rebounds. Prattsburgh will take on No. 5 Avoca (15-7) in the semifinals.

No. 4 ELBA (15-7) 59
No. 5 AVOCA (15-7) 73
Avoca will play No. 1 Prattsburgh (18-3) in the semifinals.

No. 2 BELFAST (17-3) 69
No. 10 LIMA-CHRISTIAN (7-15) 63
Belfast will face No. 6 Bradford (12-10) in the semifinals.

No. 3 SCIO (17-5) 39
No. 6 BRADFORD (12-10) 60
Nate Barber netted 14 of his game-high 26 points in the first half as Bradford sprinted to a 34-7 advantage going into the break. Kobe Wakeman added 11 points, and Steven Spina had nine for the Braves. Nick Bailey, Ben Lucas and Joey Miller scored four apiece for Bradford. Blaze Mochuga chipped in with two points. Cam Loucks paced Scio with 13 points. Brendan Graves had eight. Bradford will take on No. 2 Belfast (17-3) in the semifinals.

 

SATURDAY

CLASS A1:

No. 1 GREECE ATHENA (19-2) 92
No. 9 BRIGHTON (3-19) 47
Christian Jones led Athena, No. 18 NYSSWA Class A, in scoring with 22 points, nine assists and six rebounds. Kelvin Reaves and Ryan Kubanka each added 15 points, while Pat Meisenzahl contributed 14 points and Nigel Scantlebury had 13 points. Kubanka also grabbed 11 rebounds. Athena scored over 20 points in all four quarters. Other scorers: Athena- Johnny Salone (4), Brandon Smith (3), Tyler Curtis (3), Austin Brown (2), Isaiah Brock (1). Athena will play Pittsford Mendon (17-4) in the semifinals.

 

No. 4 PITTSFORD MENDON (17-4) 77
No. 5 EASTRIDGE (12-9) 56
Daniel Cook led four in double figures with 21 points and Mendon grabbed a double-digit lead going into the fourth quarter. Michael Harrington and Conner Krapf combined for 14 third-quarter points to pace the Vikings to a 53-41 advantage going into the final eight minutes of play. Krapf finished with 16 points on the night. Harrington added 15. Freshman Jacob Shadders scored a dozen, and Matt Powers had nine points. Charles Bennett and Nathan Strauf scored two apiece for Mendon. Jalen Rose Hannah paced Eastridge with 17 points. Tony Arnold added 14, and Terrence Reed had 12 points. Kyndal Taggart scored nine points for the Lancers. Robert Clark chipped in four points. Pittsford Mendon will face No. 1 Greece Athena (19-2) in the semifinals.

No. 2 IRONDEQUOIT (18-3) 72
No. 7 SPENCERPORT (9-13) 37
Robert Diaz-Judson (13 points/10 rebounds) and Patrick Thomas (21 points/13 rebounds) registered double-doubles as Irondequoit breezed into the semi-finals.  The duo combined for 13 first-half points to pace the Eagles to a 26-13 lead going into the break. Gerald Drumgoole scored nine points. Tanner Pioch added seven. Kenny Gonzalez and  Keegan Vankerkhove scored five apiece for Irondequoit. Noah Mundt paced Spencerport with 14 points. Alton Jones, Jr. had eight points. Other scorers: Irondequoit – Frederick June, Jr. (4), Jack Brennan (3), William Porter (3) and Grayson Smith (2). Spencerport – Evan Clarke (4), JJ Jenkins (2), David Stewart (2), Gino Pellett (2) and Nick Thibeau (5). Irondequoit will take on No. 3 Pittsford Sutherland (18-3) in the semifinals.

 

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No. 3 PITTSFORD SUTHERLAND (18-3) 60
No. 6 CANANDAIGUA (11-11) 49
Kevin Ryan led Sutherland with 21 points. Matt Thaney added 14 points, while Craig Rosen had 10 points. Devin O’Dell topped Canandaigua with 14 points, followed by Danny Herrick with 13 points and Scott Loforte with 10 points. Other scorers: Sutherland- Ben DiGiovanni (8), Josh Rosen (3), Graham Schild (2), Davis Heyman (2), Canandaigua- Connor Fisher (5), Noah Emerson (5), Jack Ferris (2). Pittsford Sutherland will play No. 2 Irondequoit (18-3) in the semifinals.

 

CLASS A2:

No. 1 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (18-3) 77
No. 9 EAST HIGH (7-14) 59
Top-seeded Leadership Academy (18-3) found that out very quickly against upset-minded No. 9 seed East on Saturday night. But the Lions shook off the rust starting in the second quarter and dispatched of their rival in front of a packed arena at School 33. READ MORE.

No. 4 NE DOUGLASS (14-7) 75
No. 5 WILSON MAGNET (13-8) 68
Adonis Flagler and Jiahmere Mitchell combined for 49 points, and NE Douglass ended a brief post-season drought with a return to the Class A2 semi-finals. READ MORE.

 

No. 2 WAYNE (18-3) 63
No. 7 MONROE (12-10) 53
Logan Blankenberg netted six of his game-high 25 points along with handing out two assists during the second quarter. Wayne erased the double-digit deficit and pulled even heading into the break. READ MORE. 

 

No. 3 BATAVIA (14-7) 41
No. 6 HONEOYE FALLS-LIMA (15-7) 48
Tee Sean Ayala netted 13 points to pace Batavia to a 17-7 lead after the first quarter. HF-L outscored Batavia 10-0 in the second straight to battle back and tie the game going into halftime. Batavia used a 10-2 third-quarter run to to take a 27-19 lead, but HF-L rallied. David O’Connell highlighted a 12-4 run with putback to tie the game at 31.  HF-L’s Garrett Ruff gave the Cougars a five-point lead at 44-39 with a driving lay-up and foul, which he finished for a 3-point play.  Owen VanNewkirk went 4-4 at the foul line for the Cougars in the closing minutes.  Garrett Ruff scored 10 of his team-high 13 points in the second half. Dan Hayes and Owen VanNewkirk both had 10 points and eight rebounds apiece.  David O’Connell had six points and seven rebounds. Trevor Chamberlain (4), Tyler Selke (3) and Jack Eastman (2) rounded out the scoring for HF-L. Ayala led Batavia with 20 points. Naz Pratt had nine, Antwan Odom six and Mason McFollins four points. Steve Gilebarto chipped in with two points.

 

CLASS B:

No. 1 MYNDERSE (19-3) 59
No. 8 WELLSVILLE (13-9) 50
Kellen Caraher paced Mynderse, No. 25 NYSSWA Class B, with 27 points, including going 7-for-8 from the charity stripe. Devin Henderson added 10 points. The score was knotted at 27 apiece at halftime, but Mynderse outscored Wellsville 15-5 in the third quarter to take the lead for good. Joe Tronetti topped Wellsville with 21 points, 12 in the fourth quarter, followed by Aiden Cook with 14 points. Other scorers: Mynderse- Darren Miller (7), Quinten Battle (6), Hunter Haust (6), Jesse Kabat (3), Wellsville- Max Jusianiec (7), Jimmy McKinley (4), Gage Caldwell (2), Colin Cook (2). Mynderse will play No. 5 Greece Odyssey (15-7) in the semifinals.

No. 4 HORNELL (16-6) 43
No. 5 GREECE ODYSSEY (15-7) 63
Jaden Hartsfield scored 12 of his team-high 16 points in the second half for Odyssey. Travon Harper added 13 points, while Romell Griffin had 12 points. Odyssey closed out the game by outscoring Hornell 19-5 in the fourth quarter. Spencer Weyand topped Hornell with 19 points, followed by Matt Smith with 11 points. Other scorers: Odyssey- Aric Williams (6), Dj Billings (6), Ray Colbert (5), Darren Davidson (3), Khyree Smith-Roberts (2), Hornell- Luke Smith (9), Tanner Stutzman (4). Greece Odyssey will face No. 1 Mynderse (19-3) in the semifinals

No. 2 PENN YAN (17-5) 75
No. 10 WAYLAND-COHOCTON (9-12) 48
Penn Yan will face No. 3 Livonia (17-5) in the semifinals.

No. 3 LIVONIA (17-5) 55
No. 11 MIDLAKES (7-15) 52
Freshman Alex Minnehan scored 19 points including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining. Barrett Lowe added 13 points and Da’Vieque Naulls had nine. Senior Trevor Milliman led Midlakes with 17 points and eight rebounds. Bryce Burri had 15 points and eight assists. Devin Hicks finished with 12 points. Livonia will face No. 2 Penn Yan (17-5) in the semifinals.

 

CLASS D1:

No. 1 CLYDE-SAVANNAH (18-4) 96
No. 8 FILLMORE (11-11) 34
Marcus Chance collected 25 points, five steals and six assists to lead Clyde-Savannah which took a 71-8 advantage into halftime. Dry Carnavale added 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Derrick Chance finished with 17 points, five steals and seven assists. Clyde-Savannah will take on No. 5 Mt. Morris (15-7) in the semifinals.

No. 13 LYNDONVILLE (7-15) 54
No. 5 MT. MORRIS (15-7) 69
Cam Regal stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, 18 rebounds, six blocks and four assists to lead Mt. Morris to its 10th straight win. Colin Young added 15 points, and Dylan Cicero had 14 for the Blue Devils. Josh Hart collected 12 points and and six rebounds. Nathan Porter (13 points) and Zachary Johnson (11 points) paced Lyndonville which converted nine first-half rebounds into 16 points. The Tigers used a 10-0 run midway through the second quarter to knot the game at 27,  but Mt. Morris closed the half on an 8-0 run to take a 35-27 advantage into the break. Mt. Morris held Lyndonville to one offensive board in the second half. Jansel Martinez had six points and seven rebounds for Mt. Morris. Steve Soto took two charges in the fourth quarter. Justin Martin added one point. Mt. Morris will play No. 1 Clyde-Savannah (18-4) in the semifinals.

No. 2 NOTRE DAME BATAVIA (17-5) 59
No. 10 NAPLES (10-12) 72
Naples will face No. 6 Honeoye (13-9) in the semifinals.

No. 3 GENESEE VALLEY (17-5) 66
No. 6 HONEOYE (13-9) 74
Honeoye will take on No. 10 Naples (10-12) in the semifinals.

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