Friday Wrap: Gates-Chili gets revenge; Athena wins eighth straight

Senior forward Marques Thomas knocked down a buzzer-beating three-pointer to lift Rochester Prep to its second win in the last three games. Trailing by two with a minute left, senior guard Jaden Hayes made a layup and Thomas hit a long-range shot to give the Rochester Prep Tigers a three-point lead. Wesley Henderson poured in 19 of his game-high 27 points in the second half as the Tigers rallied from a 40-36 deficit coming out of the locker room. The sophomore forward hit four shots from beyond the arc and went 5-of-6 from the free throw line.

Thomas scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half. The senior forward knocked down three long-range shots. Hayes netted all 19 of his points after the first quarter in which the Tigers led, 20-19. The senior guard went to the charity stripe 14 times and converted six of his attempts. Senior center Bruce Lewis had all 11 of his points in the second and third quarters combined as the Tigers outscored Early College, 42-38, and had a 62-57 edge entering the final period.

The Early College Cobras took a one-point lead within the first minute of the fourth quarter. Down four with 26 seconds remaining, Jovan Sargent grabbed a rebound, went the length of the floor and was fouled. The junior guard made both free throw attempts to cut the deficit to two. Sophomore guard Kemar McCloud collected a steal on the ensuing possession and passed the ball to junior Marquis Crawford for the game-tying layup with 10 seconds left. Crawford scored 13 of his team-high 23 points in the second half. Junior forward Jaequon Nesmith netted 13 of his 17 through the first two quarters. Sam Jackson had eight points in the second half and finished with 13. Sergeant scored all 11 of his points in the final 16 minutes of gameplay. Other scorers- Rochester Prep: Alonzo Thomas (6), Emmanuel Graham (4), Early College: Joe Williams (9), Jaiden Daymon (6), McCloud (5), Jahlil Johnson (2).

Sophomore guard Reggie Smith connected on two foul shots with under a minute left to lift School of the Arts to its seventh consecutive victory. The School of the Arts Silverhawks trailed by 11 midway through the fourth quarter, but switched their zone defense to man-to-man and closed the game on a 15-3 run. Sophomore forward Ehain-Clark Desouza scored 18 to pace the Silverhawks, while junior guard Logan Hayes added 13. Spencerport was led by junior guard Gino Pellett with 16 points. Senior forward Nick Thibeau had 10. Other scorers- School of the Arts: Smith (8), Joe Denegal (8), Keshaun Chatman (8), Spencerport: Patrick Uebelacker (9), Jon Taylor (9), Alex Anderson (6), Ben Reding (2), Trey Kubitz (2).

FRANKLIN (8-9) 87
Brandon Moore netted 26 points and handed out five assists to lead Franklin to its fifth win in the last six games. The freshman guard hit seven shots from inside the arc and four three-pointers. Moore scored 13 points in each half as well. Junior forward Tyrone House had 19 points, hauled in 16 rebounds and collected three assists. Tahjir King scored 11 of his 15 points in the second and third quarters combined as the Franklin Quakers outscored World of Inquiry, 47-31. The junior forward grabbed eight rebounds and swiped five steals. The Quakers used full court pressure to build a 47-30 halftime lead and had 17 steals. For World of Inquiry, senior guard Tremier Dollar poured in 24 of his 26 points in the second and third periods combined. Senior center Bobby Searight contributed 13. Other scorers- Franklin: Devonte Goins (8), Anthony Smith (7), Tyree Spann (5), Malcolm Brown (4), Marcher Spencer (3), World of Inquiry: Jeshua Shaw (7), Michael Thomas (6), Jahlil Bell (5), Ja’kye Williams (4), Dorian Smith (2).

NE DOUGLASS (12-4) 40
EAST (15-1) 79
Damani Barley netted 15 of his game-high 17 points in the second half as East (No. 7 NYSSWA Class A) outscored NE Douglass, 50-15, and bounced back from its first loss of the season. The freshman guard went 5-of-8 from beyond the arc. Zechariah Harris-Scott scored 12 in the second half and finished the game with 16 points. The junior forward hit seven shots from inside the arc and hauled in 12 rebounds. Senior guard Chaz Washington contributed 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Maurice Coney chipped in nine of his 11 points in the first half as the East Eagles held a 29-25 lead going into the locker room. The senior guard dished out eight assists and swiped six steals. Kai McCullough scored all 10 of his points after the first quarter in which the game was tied at 15. The freshman forward collected 12 rebounds. For NE Douglass, junior forward Adonis Flagler scored a team-high 12 points. Senior guard Jiahmere Mitchell had 11. Other scorers- East: Dyllon Scott (8), Trequan Coney (2), Howard Eagle (2), NE Douglass: Nicolas Jeanty (5), Lamar Lovelace (5), Maurice Glenn (4), Trevion Miller (3).

Kelvin Reaves, Jr. scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as Greece Athena (No. 13 NYSSWA Class A) outscored Greece Arcadia, 43-11, for its eighth consecutive victory. The senior guard hit eight shots from inside the arc and a pair of three-pointers. Junior guard Melvin Council, Jr. netted all 11 of his points in the second and third quarters combined. For Greece Arcadia, Anthony Stephenson had all 11 of his team-high points in the first half. The sophomore guard went 7-of-7 from the free throw line. Other scorers- Greece Athena: Austin Brown (7), DeAndre Newsome (6), Robert Mitchell, Jr. (6), Isaiah Brock (4), R.J. Vignari (3), Tyler Curtis (3), Brandon Smith (3), Noah Horn (3), Johnny Salone (3), Terrell Wilson, Jr. (2), Greece Arcadia: Cooper LaValley (6), Sean Crowell (4), Travers MacNeal (4), Elijah Barnard (2), Adam Hurlbutt (2), Evan Insley (2), Casey Amato (2).

PENFIELD (5-11) 44
Shamire Broyld scored a game-high 14 points as Rush-Henrietta snapped a two-game losing streak. The senior forward went 4-of-5 from the free throw line. Tim Jackson and Charles Bowden both contributed 13 points. Junior guard Javonte Williams chipped in 10 of his own. For Penfield, senior guard Patrick Piampiano scored all 12 of his team-high points in the second half in an attempt to rally from a 27-14 deficit. Other scorers- Rush-Henrietta: Tyshawn Searight (4), Penfield: RJ Green (6), RJ Wilkins (6), Dan Vercruysse (6), Javian Monroe (5), Jayden Bulger (3), Tyler Salmon (3), Ethan Fici (2), Ryan Wensley (1).

HILTON (12-3) 68
Tah’Jae Hill netted 14 of his game-high 26 points in the second half as Hilton outscored Webster Schroeder, 33-30 and recorded its fifth win in the last six games. The junior guard hit seven shots from inside the arc and went 9-of-13 from the free throw line. Senior forward Mitchell Carr scored 15 points, knocked down three long-range shots, and went 4-of-4 from the foul line. Junior guard Colin Burkis hit four three-pointers en route to 14 points. For Webster Schroeder, Josh Hauman knocked down four shots from beyond the arc in the second quarter. The junior guard finished with a team-high 14 points. Sophomore guard Luke Insley had all 12 of his points in the second and third quarters combined as the Webster Schroeder Warriors outscored the Hilton Cadets, 35-24. Collin Donnelly and Colin Merkey each netted 10.  Other scorers- Hilton: Najier Daniels (7), Noah Malta (5), Jason Story (1), Webster Schroeder: JoJo Plummer (6), Nick Hauman (5).

GATES-CHILI (14-2) 62
Devin Walton scored 10 of his team-high 16 points in the second half as Gates-Chili outscored Irondequoit, 30-27, for its eighth consecutive victory. The junior guard knocked down three shots from beyond the arc and grabbed six rebounds. Keith Slack netted all 15 of his points in the first and fourth quarters combined. The senior guard went 5-of-6 from the free throw line and handed out four assists. Sophomore forward Adam Williams hit four three-pointers en route to 14 points and collected four assists. For Irondequoit, Kennan Robertson scored 13 of his game-high 21 points in the second half. The sophomore forward hit nine shots from inside the arc and went 3-of-4 from the foul line. Senior guard Freddie June, Jr. netted three of his four long-range shots in the first quarter and finished with 16 points. Senior guard Josh Stenglein contributed 12 points. Irondequoit won the first meeting between the Monroe County Division II rivals. Other scorers- Gates-Chili: Damari McCutchen (6), Mair Morrison (6), Tre Green (4), Mitchell Harris (1), Irondequoit: Kenny Gonzalez (8), Jack Brennan (2).

Junior guard Dannie Palmer contributed six of his 13 points in the second quarter as Webster Thomas outscored Canandaigua, 12-7 and held on to a 25-21 halftime lead to snap a two-game losing streak. Senior guard Garret Reeves netted eight of his 11 points in the third period as the Webster Thomas Titans outscored the Canandaigua Braves, 16-14, for a 41-35 edge. In the fourth quarter, the Titans went 8-of-9 at the foul line to seal the game. Junior forward Andrew Mason added 12 points and Nick Linder chipped in seven of his own. For Canandaigua, senior guard Chris Kurowski poured in 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half. Senior Andrew Boseck scored nine of his 11 in the fourth quarter. The Titans were 16-of-25 from the free throw line and the Braves were 14-for-23. Other scorers: Canandaigua – Casey Herod (6), Mitch Pfeiffer (4) and Ryan Welch (6). Thomas – Tyler Williams (6), Aristo Vista (4), Stephen Katz (2) and Evan Mitchell (3).  

BRIGHTON (4-10) 50
Michael Harrington finished with a team-high 18 points at the end of the third quarter as Pittsford Mendon (No. 3 NYSSWA Class A) had a 71-30 lead and stayed undefeated. The senior guard knocked down four shots from beyond the arc and grabbed eight rebounds. Senior guard Connor Krapf hit three long-range shots as part of his 13 points. Senior forward Daniel Cook recorded his 13th double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Jacob Shadders netted three shots from beyond the arc en route to 11 points. The sophomore guard dished out eight assists. For Brighton, junior guard Agathia Visveswaran knocked down three long-range shots and scored a team-high 11 points. Other scorers- Pittsford Mendon: Charles Bennett (7), Kyle Hennessey (7), Kevin Keneally (5), Nate Strauf (5), Isaiah Cotton (4), Caleb Arena (3), Brighton: Chase Seibold (8), Nathan Martin (7), Nate Sponsel (6), Lukas Stanat (5), Matthew Falter (4), Calvin Tourangeau (4), Stevie McCloud (2), Jack Falter (2), Najeeb Awad (1).

VICTOR (4-11) 50
FAIRPORT (11-4) 90
Fairport jumped to a 23-11 first quarter lead as part of their second win in a row. Junior forward Stefan Milonkovic scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second and fourth quarters combined. Senior Andre Starks netted 12, Colin Bucenec contributed 11, and Vanzell Johnson chipped in 10. The Fairport Red Raiders had a 63-41 lead entering the fourth quarter. For Victor, Matt Caggiano scored six points in the second quarter and went 3-of-4 from the free throw line. The junior guard finished the game with 17 points. Sophomore center Connor Williams had seven points. Jon Crowley and Jeremy Summerson each chipped in six. Other scorers: Victor – Chase Dickens (2), Tyler Buddendeck (2), Jake Gauthier (4), Will Tehan (2), Phil Nwugwo (4). Fairport – Fairport – Ryan Kennedy (5), Drew Johnston (5), Brett Heininger (7), Ryan Lucey (5), Max Molisani (2) and Colin Espada (9).

EASTRIDGE (9-8) 63
Jeff Jung, Jr. made the go-ahead lay up with 0.6 seconds remaining as Greece Olympia snapped its two-game losing streak. The senior guard finished with a team-high 14 points as the Greece Olympia Spartans overcame a second-half deficit. Sophomores Darnell Williams and Collin James each contributed 13 points. For Eastridge, senior forward Jahmel Demery netted nine of his 19 points in the first quarter. Junior guard Tony Arnold scored 10 in the fourth quarter and finished with 13. Other scorers- Greece Olynpia: Ehnoc Tossah (10), Wesley Elmore (9), Torian Sheppard (4), Zahir Greene (2), Eastridge: Davahn Velazquez (9), Jaden Keech (8), Adrian Rodgers (4), Jalan Young (3), Terrence Reid (3), Jordan Capers (2), Jalen Rose-Hannah (2). 

UPREP (6-8) 84
Jakhi Lucas scored 13 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter when UPrep stretched a 12-point halftime lead to 17. Lucas connected on two of his four 3-pointers in the quarter. The senior guard hit 11 shots from the floor and finished 3-of-4 from the free-throw line for the night. Teammate Kayshawn Ross added 18 points, and Christian Edwards-Jefferson had 14 for the Griffins who have won two of three. Na’Zea Folks had nine. Bishop Kearney’s Kidtrell Blocker led all scorers with 29 points. BK’s Miles Monchecourt added 21, and Michael Gentile had 15. Kearney outscored UPrep 26-16 in the fourth quarter. Other scorers: Kearney – TJ Tytler (4), Antwan Williams (2) and Wilfredo Sanchez (1). UPrep – Harold Boggs McCullough (3), Kendrick Cheysahd (3) and Raekwon Dargan (8).

Eighth-grader Markus Robinson netted a team-high 16 points as Charles G. Finney (No. 7 NYSSWA CLASS C) won its fourth straight game. Senior guard Keegan Ocorr contributed 13 of his own. Senior forward Xavier Smith had 12 points and freshman guard James Sidorishin chipped in 10. For Lima Christian, junior guard John Gretzinger scored a game-high 17 points. Senior guard Jacob Appleton had 10.Other scorers- Charles G. Finney: Caleb Anger (7), Matt Magliato (7), Tremell Hale (4), Jake Torell (4), Jadon Marques (3), Josh Taylor (2), Lima Christian: Kasey Gilbert (5), Gideon Fiegl (2)

AVON (14-2) 94
Senior guard Connor Taylor recorded his ninth triple-double of the season with 16 points, 15 rebounds, and 14 assists as Avon (No. 9 NYSSWA Class C) surged out to a 28-9 first quarter lead en route to its fourth straight win. Junior center Nick Rowland tallied a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds. Taylor and Rowland both played under 20 minutes. Junior guard Tyler Dailey netted 18 points and senior Padraig Coyne contributed 12. Freshman center Zach Colvin scored eight points and collected five rebounds. The Avon Braves had a 51-16 lead at halftime. For Rochester Academy, sophomore forward Albert Tomlin knocked down a school-record eight three-pointers and finished the game with 31 points. Sophomore guard Daniel Garcia netted 10 and junior forward Joseph Vazquez chipped in 6 of his own.

WATERLOO (10-6) 65
MYNDERSE (7-9) 58
Derek Slywka scored 16 of his game-high 20 points after the first quarter as Waterloo rallied from an 18-16 deficit for its second win in a row. The senior guard hit seven shots from inside the arc. Julian Ruiz netted 11 of his 16 points in the second half as the Waterloo Indians outscored Mynderse, 37-25. The junior guard knocked down three long-range shots and went 4-of-4 from the free throw line. Junior John Lawrence had nine points in the final two quarters and finished with 13. Sophomore guard Kyle Slywka chipped in 10. For Mynderse, junior guard Griffin Herron scored a team-high 15 points and went 6-of-8 at the foul line. Jake Smith and Darren Miller each contributed 10 points. Other scorers- Waterloo: Joel Kraft (4), Ethan Hunt (1), JaiQuon Lewis (1), Mynderse: Troy Kabat (5), Sal Franzone (5), Nick Jones (1).

KENDALL (7-9) 75
Nathan Warters poured in a game-high 33 points as Kendall snapped its two-game losing streak. The senior guard swiped four steals, blocked three shots, handed out three assists, and collected a rebound. Senior John Rath scored 18 points, dished out nine assists, and grabbed three rebounds. Junior forward Mason Kuhn contributed 11 points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Senior center Hunter Menze chipped in four points, hauled in eight rebounds, gave out an assist, and blocked a shot. For Wheatland-Chili, freshman guard Taevon Wormley scored a team-high 20 points. Freshman Aaron Lund netted 16 of his own. Other scorers- Kendall: Dale Steffen (7), Tyler Wright-Dunkle (2), Wheatland-Chili: Brian Napier (8), Jose Rivera (6), Jordan Richards (5), Desmond Walker (4).

HOLLEY (3-13) 47
Junior center Chad Green scored 17 points as Byron-Bergen snapped its three-game losing streak. Senior forward Anthony DiQuattro contributed 16. Junior guard Alexander Brumsted had 15 points of his own. Other scorers- Byron-Bergen: Lucas Stucchio (7), Rick Hubbard (4), Nicolas Baubie (2), Daren Barron (2), Joshua Hohn (1).

BRADFORD (5-10) 51
Bradford held the lead at the end of each quarter en route to snapping its three-game losing streak. Junior center Jordan Sutryk led the Bradford Braves with a game-high 21 points. For Hammondsport, junior forward CJ Hill scored a team-high 11. Senior Parker Watson contributed eight points, Alex Davis chipped in three, and Nigel Snyder had two in their final home game. Next up for both teams is the Steuben County Tournament.

ELBA (14-3) 41
Jon Boyce and Colton Dillon scored 16 points apiece for Elba which saw its 10-game win streak snapped. Greyson Huntington added five in a losing effort. The win was the fifth straight for Lyndonville.

BROCKPORT (7-8) 54

GENEVA (10-7) 45
PENN YAN (8-9) 48

MIDLAKES (6-11) 53

ANDOVER (9-8) 67
HINSDALE (4-9) 66

SCIO (11-4) 54

FRIENDSHIP (1-16) 33
HOUGHTON (4-7) 64

PEMBROKE (7-9) 51

ALEXANDER (11-4) 54
ATTICA (10-6) 64

HORNELL (10-5) 45
LIVONIA (5-8) 44

DANSVILLE (6-9) 68

LETCHWORTH (3-12) 45

GENESEO (8-8) 63
PAVILION (7-9) 71



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