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BLOOMFIELD — Co-Captain Melanie Weber led the Bombers to a big win against Honeoye with 12 points, 10 assists and pulled in 7 steals. The Bombers defeated the Bulldogs 50-25 on Saturday.
Bloomfield’s Elise Zaffrann scored 8 points and made 9 rebounds. Teammate Madison Kimball also scored 8 points and contributed 3 rebounds. Gina Iacovangelo scored 5 points and had 9 rebounds.
Other Co-Captain Audra Beechler scored 5 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Danielle Merrell scored 5 points and had 14 rebounds.
The Bloomfield boys varsity team also handily won its game against Honeoye 66-23 (read more below).
The two varsity games were the highlight of the annual Coaches vs. Cancer event. Read more about the fundraiser in Monday’s Daily Messenger.
Bloomfield 66, Honeoye 23
The Bloomfield Bombers jumped to a 27-13 half-time lead en route to a 66-23 victory.
Bloomfield's Alex Flattery contributed 15 points. Teammate Austin Ferguson also had a strong game with 8 points and 6 steals. Teammate Ty Clauss made 5 points and had 6 steals.
The Bulldog's Jon Marble made 7 points and made one free throw. Teammate Dylan Wohlschlegel put in 5 points and added another free throw point.
Naples 44, Dundee 21
The Big Green won against Dundee Saturday with player Kayla VandeSande leading the team with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals. Moriah Kunes of Naples contributed 11 points, 9 rebounds and 6 steals. Teammate Cassie Moore also put in 10 points and 7 rebounds. Naples record is now 6-4 overall, 5-4 league.
BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING
Jim DeWitt Invitational at Newark
The Victor boys swim team won the meet and broke Newark’s pool record for the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 free relay during the first annual Jim DeWitt Invitational on Saturday. On both relay teams for Victor was Luke Shanahan, Tyler Alden, Paul LaRue and Jared Ritz.
The swimmer of the meet was Paul LaRue of Victor who also won the 200 individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke events.
The Palmyra-Macedon boys came in second at the invitational. Gage Geldorf of Pal-Mac came in first in the 100-yard backstroke.
Marcus Whitman 128, Letchworth 46
The Wildcats dominated the meet Saturday at Letchworth. Whitman’s Matt Pollhein led with a win in the 50 freestyle and 100 free. Pollhein was also a part of the winning 200 free relay with teammates Tyler Schwarz, Zach Dean and Thain Rohring and a part of the 400 free relay winning team with Dean, Gabriel Stash and Elijah Perot. Zach Dean won the 200 free. Gabriel Stash won the 200 individual medley. Alex Hoyt won diving. Cody O’Connor won the 500 free. Tyler Schwarz won the 100 backstroke. Nathan Mayton won the 100 breaststroke.
Hobart William Smith
Victor's Kate Erickson placed third in the 600 meter run with a 1:50.56 Marcus Whitman's Audrey Button placed third in the 1500 meter run with a 5:22.21. Victor's Hunter Filer placed second in the pole vault with an 8 feet 6 inches. Palmyra-Macedon's Olivia Harbol placed first in the 1500-meter race walk with a time 7:40.85.
Page 2 of 5 - Victor's Jason Hall took first place in the 600 meter run with 1:27.26. Palymra-Macedon's Corey Hurley placed third in the 1600 meter run with a 4:53.91. Victor's Matt Barton took third place in the 55 meter hurdle with a 8.20. Victor's Christian Johnson took second place in shot put with 45 feet 7 inches.
Canandaigua 7, Greece 2
The Braves dominated the first period with 5 goals during Saturday’s game against Greece Lightning. Alec Melroy made 2 goals to help push the lead to a final 7-2.
Midlakes 55, Geneva 50
Down by three points at the half, Midlakes used an 18-8 third-quarter spurt to give the Screaming Eagles a lead that they never relinquished in Friday’s home game against Geneva. Sydney Jones had a big game for Midlakes, scoring 25 points — including five 3-pointers — and offering five assists. Helping out were Alli Clements with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Celia Cordero with 10 points. For the Panthers (6-2), Mia Morrison led the scoring with 16 points, followed by Eliza Maher with 11 points (including three 3-pointers), Erin Guinan with 8 points and Becky Smith with 7. Midlakes (6-4) travels to Mynderse Jan. 15.
Pal-Mac 62, Wayne 44
Ashley Vanderwall scored 28 points for Palmyra-Macedon at Wayne on Friday — 19 in the second half, and 15 of those in the fourth quarter — to help the Red Raiders pull away from the Eagles and stay unbeaten. Vanderwall also had five steals and four assists. Other top scorers inclded Abby Halsey, Sydney Gagliano and Courtney Ameele, who added 8 points apiece. Wayne (4-5) was led by Shyana McLeod’s 18 points, Taylor Corts’ 10 and Bailey Pratt’s 9. Pal-Mac (8-0) travels to Mercy on Jan. 13.
Newark 61, Penn Yan 51
Kenna Lauer led the Reds with 22 points in a victory Friday over host Penn Yan. Jessica Shields added 14 points to the tally. For Penn Yan, Megan Lafferty scored 15 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, also making two assists. Demi Battin added 14 points and three assists for the Mustangs, and Elizabeth Wunder scored 12 points, pulled in seven rebounds and made four blocks. Newark (2-7) hosts Waterloo Jan. 15. Penn Yan (3-6) hosts Dundee Jan. 13.
Marcus Whitman 79, Red Jacket 53
Ahead by a few baskets at the half, Marcus Whitman opened it up in the third quarter of Friday’s game against Red Jacket. Whitman’s Luke Shively scored 27 points — including four 3-pointers — and pulled in eight rebounds to help the Wildcats post a 79-53 home victory. Whitman’s Devante Evans added 11 points, and Merritt Bailey scored 10 and made six rebounds. Caleb Green made nine assists and four steals to complement his 8 points. For the Indians, Kory Fogerty scored 16 and Glenn Austin scored 10. Whitman (7-2) travels to Honeoye on Jan. 14, and Red Jacket (3-6) hosts Romulus on Jan. 16.
Geneva 72, Midlakes 44
Ray Sims led the Panthers (9-1) with 20 points and six assists en route to a home victory Friday over the Screaming Eagles. Adding 15 points each for Geneva were Steven Dolgos (including three 3-pointers) and Akia Jackson, and Terrell Johnson scored 9 points and made 10 rebounds. For Midlakes, Alex Naeye scored 10 and Mason Jones scored 9.
Page 3 of 5 - Naples 50, South Seneca 29
Isaiah Tilley led the Naples attack with 15 points along with five blocks, three steals, two assists and six rebounds to lift the Big Green (6-4) over the Falcons (2-8) Friday. Cullen Marrella socred 14 for South Seneca.
Wayne 53, Pal-Mac 41
Mike Hollenbeck led the Eagles (8-2) in Friday’s win over the Red Raiders. Other top Wayne scorers included Austin LaMora with 12 and Lane Howard with 10 (Howard also pulled in 10 rebounds). Trevor Wager scored 16 points and made 7 rebounds for Palmyra-Macedon (2-8).
Newark 90, Penn Yan 46
Jaymee Rosser scored 28 points and made 9 rebounds for Newark as the Reds beat the Mustangs at home Friday. Shamar Logins and Tyler Collins tossed in 10 points apiece for Newark (8-2). Ben Covert contributed 11 points for Penn Yan (5-5).
Webster-Schroeder 62, Victor 37
The Warriors (8-1) handed Victor (5-6) a home loss Friday night, beating the Blue Devils behind the offensive attack of Emmitt Holt with 22 points and Andrew Gopie with 12. Conor Powers led the Victor scoring with 12 points.
Lyons 62, North Rose-Wolcott 59 OT
The Lions edged the Cougars Friday in a close-fought battle that went into overtime. Damon Hunter scored 30 points for Lyons (8-1), followed by DJ Long with 17 and Damien Scott with 13. For North Rose-Wolcott (5-3), Chris Dean and Jake Stevenson each scored 18 points, and Dean helped the cause with 18 rebounds. Garrett Hoyt added 11 points for the Cougars.
Gananda 65, Red Creek 57
Eric Mucci and Kolby Bean each scored 13 for the Blue Panthers (6-4) and Quinn Donnelly scored 12 in their victory Friday over the Rams. For Red Creek (4-5), Jake Slobe scored 33 points and added seven rebounds and four assists.
HAC 72, Romulus 54
HAC guards Galen Everett and Nick Boyer each torched the Nets for 22 points to lead the Wolves to a convincing 72-54 win over the Warriors on Friday. “Boyer, who drained four three-pointers, was deadly from the outside while Everett’s slashing drives kept the Warriors at bay all night,” said HAC coach Paul Llotti. HAC opened the game on a 17-0 run and led 23-5 after one period. The Wolves’ Eric Tolhurst (13 points, 12 rebounds) and Amos Frye (11 points, 12 rebounds) also helped list HAC. Tim Mastellar led the Romulus scoring with 13 points, followed by Harley Anderson and Zach Reynolds with 8 apiece. HAC improves to 6-4, the most wins since the 2009-10 season.
East Rochester 61, Sodus 43
Tre’ Miller scored 20 points in the Bombers’ (8-2) win Friday over the Spartans (4-6). Imani Heath scored 10 for Sodus.
Marion 51, Williamson 48
The Marauders edged the Black Knights for a home victory Friday. Top scorers for Marion (3-6) were Preston Crego with 22, Broderick Walker with 12 and Connor Crego with 11. Leading Williamson (0-10) were Mitch Steurrys with 19 and Tom Ferland with 12.
Victor 8, Geneva/Waterloo/Romulus 0
Page 4 of 5 - The Blue Devils moved up to 9-3 Friday with a home shutout of Geneva/Waterloo/Romulus (0-8). Victor’s top scorers were David Farrance with three goals and Mitch Rydzynski with two. Goaltender Christian Portland recorded 12 saves. Victor will host Webster Thomas on Jan. 14.
Canandaigua 1, Aquinas 1
The Braves took an early lead with the first goal of the game by Joseph Como with an assist by Luke MacNeil and Ben Myles on a power play in the second period against Aquinas. Canandaigua goalie, Bryce Guay, made 27 saves on 28 shots, and Aquinas goalie, Justin Nevinger, made 39 saves on 40 shots on goal.
Honeoye 7, Naples 0
Samantha Marshall bowled the top three games of the match — including a 249 in the third game — for a high series of 650 as the Bulldogs defeated the Big Green on Friday at Roseland Bowl. Katlyn Bennett rolled a 379 series, and Hailey Guffey rolled a 359 series. Logan Page led Naples with a 308 series, and Autumn Sweltz had the Big Green’s high game with 116.
Honeoye 7, Naples 0
Scott Westcott led Honeoye with a 530 high series as the Bulldogs defeated the Big Green Friday at Roseland Bowl. Nathan Brewer bowled a 530 series and had Honeoye’s high game with 186. Phil Hall led Naples with a high series of 471 and the high game of both teams with 188. Brandon Green bowled a 424 series and Bowen Woodard a 400 for the Big Green.
Red Jacket Invitational
Williamson led Friday at the end of the first day of the Red Jacket Invitational Tournament with a score of 57, followed by Dundee with 50 and Mynderse with 49.5. Host Red Jacket was 11th with 13, and Midlakes was 12th with 8.
Meet at Hobart
Canandaigua’s Julia Gleason placed third in the long jump for a personal record of 15 feet, 9.75 inches. Gleason was also a member of the 4 x 200 relay team that placed third with teammates Sarah Wied, Kellee Washburn, and Neja Spencer with a time of 1:53:37.
Canandaigua’s Kevin Palmisano won the pole vault jump with a personal record of 13 feet. Tyler Zimbardi placed second in the 55-meter dash with a school record tie of 6.81. The 4 x 200 relay team of Mike McClain, Connor McClain, Jake Clement and Bill Colmerauer placed second with a season personal record of 141.3.
Canandaigua’s indoor track team looks next to the Trent Jackson Invite in Brockport on Jan. 18.
Gananda 95, Marcus Whitman 88
In the second to last event of the night Marcus Whitman pulled within a point of Gananda, which had dominated through the night. But the Blue Panthers took the final relay to win the meet. Nick Skrotzki won the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke to lead Gananda. Teammate Evan Sixbey also had a notable meet, winning the 50 freestyle and 500 free, along with playing a part in the win in the 400 freestyle relay. The two were part of the 200 medley relay win, along with teammates Sam Cottrell and Jordan Cannan. The Marcus Whitman 200 freestyle relay team — Elijah Perot, Brennon Blodgett, Zach Dean, Matt Pollhein — won the race in 1:45:26. Individual winners for Whitman included Zach Dean in the 200 free, Alex Hoyt in diving, Matt Pollhein in the 100 free and Nathan Mayton in the 100 breaststroke. Gananda’s Nathan Miller won the 100 butterfly.
Page 5 of 5 - GIRLS BASKETBALL
South Seneca 53, Naples 33
Bree Minges scored 16 points and Mackenzie Kenyon 12 to lead the Falcons over the Big Green on Thursday. For Naples, Kayla VandeSande led the scoring with 10 points, also pulling in four rebounds and a steal. Moriah Kunes scored 8 points and was credited with 13 rebounds and three steals, and Cassie Moore had 8 points and four rebounds. Naples is now 4-4 league and 5-4 overall.
Penn Yan 5, Geneva 2
Pete Fox and Jacob Whitford rolled series of 621 and 617, respectively, to lead the Mustangs over Geneva on Thursday at Sunset Bowl. Fox also rolled Penn Yan’s high game, at 236. Geneva made it very close, though, thanks to solid series from Mark Pitifer (674) and Evan Switzer (630) — the Panthers lost the second game by only three points after Penn Yan had posted a big win in the first game. In the third and final game, Geneva edged Penn Yan by two points. Pitifer and Switzer also bowled Geneva’s high games, with 247 and 236, respectively.
Geneva 4, Penn Yan 3
Hallie Marquart led the Panthers with a high series of 522 and high game of 188. For the Mustangs, Brooke Parsons posted the high series (505) and game (208). The third game was a tight one, with Geneva edging Penn Yan by only seven points, thanks in part to individual high games by Marquart (188) and Jennie Suchewski (164).