Section V Playoff Preview: Class B1

Photo contributions: Ben Blakely, Alex Brasky and Don Scanzaroli.

Greece Olympia and Midlakes open Class B1 on Saturday. Top-seeded Livonia plays the winner on Tuesday in the quarterfinals. Here’s the breakdown:

No. 1 seed LIVONIA BULLDOGS (Livingston County)
Record: 17-2
Coach: Scott Gilman
NYSSWA Rank: No. 2
Streak: Won three of four to close the regular season.
Finish last season: Lost to Wellsville in Class B quarterfinals.
Opponent: Winner of Midlakes/ Greece Olympia

No. 2 seed PALMYRA-MACEDON RED RAIDERS (Finger Lakes East)
Record: 15-4
Coach: Brian Rodman
Streak: Won their last three games of the regular season.
Finish last season: Lost to Bath-Haverling in Class B first round
Opponent: Greece Odyssey

No. 3 seed NEWARK REDS (Finger Lakes East)
Record: 14-6
Coach: Michael McGavisk
NYSSWA Rank: 13
Streak: Lost their last three games of the regular season.
Finish last season: Lost to eventual Class B champion Midlakes in finals.
Opponent: Geneva

No. 4 seed BATAVIA BLUE DEVILS (Monroe County III)
Record: 11-7
Coach: Richard Saunders
Streak: Won their last two games of the regular season.
Finish last season: Lost to eventual Class A2 champion Wayne in finals.
Opponent: Hornell

No. 5 seed HORNELL RED RAIDERS (Livingston County)
Record: 10-6
Coach: Brian Dyring
Streak: Won their last two.
Finish last season: Lost to Newark in Class B quarterfinals.
Opponent: Batavia

No. 6 seed GENEVA PANTHERS (Finger Lakes East)
Record: 8-8
Coach: Jason Michaels
Streak: Won their last two.
Finish last season: Lost to School of the Arts in Class A2 quarterfinals.
Opponent: Newark

No. 7 seed GREECE ODYSSEY LEOPARDS (Monroe County I)
Record: 6-12
Coach: Brian Wilson
Streak: Lost their last two
Finish last season: Lost to Wellsville in Class B first round.
Opponent: Palmyra-Macedon

No. 8 seed MIDLAKES SCREAMING EAGLES (Finger Lakes East)
Record: 2-15
Coach: Jeff Maher
Streak: Lost their last eight games of the regular season.
Finish last season: Lost to Royalton-Hartland in Class B Western Regional Championship.
Opponent: Greece Olympia

No. 9 seed GREECE OLYMPIA SPARTANS (Monroe County I)
Record: 2-14
Coach: Steve Paternico
Streak: Lost their last 13.
Finish last season: Lost to eventual Class B champion Midlakes in first round.
Opponent: Midlakes

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