Saturday Wrap: Olympia runs string to five; Miles Brown nets 38 in win


Quentin Nnagbo led Park (No.2 NYSSWA Class A) with 24 points, followed by Keonjay Carter with 15 points and Noah Hitchins with 12 points. The Pioneers have yet to lose a game against a Western New York opponent this season. Keenan Robertson topped Irondequoit with 18 points, with Patrick Thomas adding 13 points an Josh Stenglein contributing nine. Stenglein helped keep the Eagles in the game late, knocking down three consecutive shots, including one to beat the buzzer, to end the third quarter. the score stood at 49-45 Park heading into the fourth quarter. The Eagles got as close as a two-point deficit, controlling the ball with one minute to go in regulation trailing 61-59, but ultimately fell short. Irondequoit was seeking a third-straight victory. Nnagbo and Robertson were named game MVPs for their respective teams. Other scorers: Park- Jai’den Dunn (8), Caleb Hutchins (6), Irondequoit- Luke Melidona (8), Kenny Gonzalez (6), Freddie June (6)

BRIGHTON (4-14) 52

Jeff Jung, Jr. delivered in the clutch again for Olympia hitting the go-ahead bucket with under :30 seconds remaining to complete the Spartans comeback. Trailing 40-37 after three quarters, Collin James paced the rally accounting for 10 of his 22 points in the final stanza. James grabbed 13 rebounds. Jung finished with 18 points, and Darnell Williams had 14. Ehnoc Tossah rounded out the scoring for the Spartans with two. James grabbed 13 rebounds for the double-double. Luke Stanat and Jack Falter paced Brighton with 11 points apiece. Nate Sponsel (8), Matthew Falter (7), Chase Seibold (7), and Casey McDermott (3) rounded out the scoring for Brighton.  

HILTON (15-3) 61

Tah-Jae Hill led Hilton with 22 points, including 12 in the first quarter alone and hitting a trio of three-pointers. Hill has scored in double-digit figures in every game this season. Mitch Carr added 11 points, nine of which came in the third quarter, for the Cadets, while Ryan Kurtz contributed nine points. The Cadets combined for 10 total three-pointers as a team over the course of the contest, with three players knocking down two or more. Hilton started the game off strong by outscoring Sweet Home 19-5 in the first quarter and taking a 32-11 lead into halftime. Hilton has now won three straight games and six of its last seven. Jamel Lucas topped Sweet Home with seven points, all in the first half, followed by Daequan Hill with six points. Sweet Home struggled throughout the game from the charity stripe, finishing 4-for-12 from the free throw line. Other scorers: Hilton- Colin Burkis (6), Noah Malta (5), Alex Mistretta (5), Jackson DiPalma (2), Jason Story (1), Sweet Home- MarJohn Manuel (4), Evan John (4), AJ Harris (3), Matthew Nix (3), Brian Ferguson (1)

WAYNE (15-3) 61

Hayden Smith rediscovered his shooting touch just in time. The Honeoye Falls-Lima junior connected three times from long range in the Cougars win over divisional rival Batavia earlier this week, but couldn’t find the measure in Friday’s loss to Greece Olympia. That trend continued for nearly 30 minutes Saturday night. READ MORE.


Miles Brown dropped 38 points, including 20 in the first half, to lead Northstar Christian (No. 7 NYSSWA Class A). Brown finished the evening 7-for-8 from the charity stripe. Turner Harris and Michael Brown each contributed eight points for the Knights. The game started slowly for the Knights, as Corning opened the contest by taking a 17-9 lead after just one quarter. However, Northstar Christian kicked it into gear in the second quarter, outscoring the Hawks 26-21, but still trailed 38-35 at the half. The breakthrough would come in the third, as the Knights held off Corning’s scoring chances en route to a 18-9 scoring difference, the lead and eventually the win. Northstar Christian earned its second straight win, having taken its first and, so far, only loss of the season on February 5 to Bishop Kearney. Other scorers: Northstar Christian- Josh Pickett (7), Ryan Garwood (4), Josh Capolaretti (2), Maalik Thomas (2)

HOUGHTON (5-10) 41


Alfred-Almond’s Isaac Little recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. He also added an assist, three blocks and two steals. Dylan Guthrie added 8 points with six assists and two rebounds. Other scorers: Alfred-Almond- Jonas Kays (6), Davon Bloom (4), Zachary Patterson (2), Arnold Saint-Phard (1).

BRADFORD (6-12) 40


The Hammondsport Lakers won their second Steuben County game against the Arkport-Canaseraga Wolves. Hammondsport’s CJ Hill scored 10 points and Travis Beers and Parker Watson each added 8 points. The high scorer for Arkport-Canaseraga was Zach Prial who scored a game-high 16 points.

WARSAW (5-13) 64


Prattsburgh jumped out to 28-12 first quarter lead and never looked back. The Vikings led 49-25 at halftime and 68-41 after the third quarter. Junior Mason Putnam scored 23 first-half points and finished with a game-high 32. Sophomore Kris Johnson added 21 points for Prattsburgh. Sophomore Caleb Clements chipped in with 12 points. Brayden Hill led Jasper-Troupsburg with 14 points. Noah Price and Weston Hayes added 10 points apiece. Prattsburgh advances to the Steuben County Championship game versus Avoca Wednesday night at Bath.

SCIO (13-5) 48
FILLMORE (12-6) 70

DUNDEE (0-18) 31

LETCHWORTH (3-15) 52
MOUNT MORRIS (15-3) 66

LEROY (10-7) 54

Cal-Mum’s Joe Laursen led his team with a double-double that included 17 points and 11 rebounds. Eric Wilson hit four three-pointers on the night and scored 14 points and had four assists. Ethan Pies scored 12 points. Vin Molisani had 10 points with eight assists. Kyle Wade added nine points with 12 rebounds and four assists. For LeRoy, Reece Tresco hit six three-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points. Colm Roster added 16 points. With the win, Cal-Mum clinches #1 seed in Class C3. Cal-Mum clinches at least a tie of the LCAA Division 2 Title. Win outright if Avon loses to Warsaw Monday or LeRoy Wednesday. “We played our two biggest rivals the last two nights and played outstanding basketball,” said Cal-Mum head coach Dan Dickens. “People complain about back-to-back games, but that is really overrated. If you condition your team and get them mentally ready for the situation, there is no problem with them handling it. We have some mentally tough kids and it shows. It is great to get a balanced scoring attack as teams can’t focus on just one guy.”

SOUTH SENECA (3-15) 40

NAPLES (12-6) 54

Cameron Huber connected four times from 3-point land to lead Wayland-Cohocton with 23 points. DeAndre Green added 19 points, and Jamie Carman had 10 for the Eagles. Cole Rathbun paced a balanced Naples scoring attack with 20 points. Ben Gordon scored 10 points. Ben Green had nine. Nick Green (8) and Adam Quarterman (7) rounded out the Naples scoring.



ALEXANDER (14-4) 63

ADDISON (13-6) 55
AVOCA (17-2) 76

Avoca’s LaDre Stanford scored a game-high 23 points. Nathan Nunn scored 17 points. Parcy Hipkins added 14 points. Addison’s Daniel Ames tied the game-high in points with 23. He scored 12 in the second quarter. Trevor Knapp scored 10 points. Justin Hendrickson had 8 points. Other scorers: Avoca- Tristian Stark (8), Devin Stowe (6), Thomas Derick (4), Zach Hammand (2). Addison- Nick Sutryk (7), Blake Driskell (5), Gage Ames (2).

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