BRIGHTON — The Palmyra-Macedon Red Raiders overcome a devastating first quarter in which they trailed Mercy 20-4 to come back to lead the Monarchs 28-26 at the half, with the scores tied at 58 at the end of the fourth to force an overtime in which Pal-Mac came out on top, 71-67, to stay undefeated at 9-0.
Ashley Vanderwall led the Red Raiders scoring with 38 points and 8 rebounds; Courtney Ameele added 10 points and eight assists, and Aldyn Savage made 8 points. For the Monarchs (6-3), Danielle Cleary scored 18 points and Jayla Myles added 12.
Pal-Mac (9-0) travels to Geneva on Jan. 15.
In other girls basketball action:
HAC 61, Bloomfield 37
The Bombers' Melanie Weber, Danielle Merrell and Audra Beecher hauled in many rebounds and steals to go along with their points scored, but it wasn't enough to hold off HAC in Monday's home loss. Merrell made six rebounds and five steals to go along with her nine points; Weber made eight assists, seven steals and three rebounds plus one point; and Beecher added nine points, seven rebounds, four steals and two blocks. Theresa Matuck contributed eight points. For HAC, Jenny Scudder led the scoring with 25 points (also with 12 rebounds), followed by Abby O'Keefe with 20 points (eight assists, six rebounds) and Kate Bartlett with 12 points (13 rebounds). The Bombers will host South Seneca on Jan. 15, when the Wolves will travel to Naples.
Gananda 63, Red Creek 33
The Blue Panthers got out to an early lead Monday and held it, beating the visiting Rams 63-33. Michelle Suchan and Jen Stearns each contributed 11 points for Gananda, with Suchan making two three-pointers along with six steals and five rebounds. Stearns pulled in nine rebounds. Samantha Dallas led Red Creek scorers with 14 points, including four three-pointers. On Jan. 15, Gananda (9-2) will host Lyons and Red Creek (0-11) will host Williamson.
Clyde-Savannah 42, East Rochester 23
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Irondequoit 59, Canandaigua 52
Patrick Coyne led the Braves scoring with 15 points in Monday's loss to Irondequoit. Dillon Mergenthaler and Mitchell O'Donnell scored 10 apiece, and Mergenthaler made six rebounds and two assists for the Braves. Sean Thompson contributed nine rebounds, three assists, two charges, two blocks and seven points to Canandaigua's effort. For the Eagles, Christian Shafer led with 19 points, followed by Wyatt Smith with 13 and Dylan Harrington with 10. The Braves travel to Brighton on Jan. 17.
Olympia 4, Canandaigua 2
In what was in terms of points scored a close match (1,872-1,860), the Braves lost the Olympia 4-2 at Roseland Bowl. Tristen Briggs led Canandaigua with a 243 game and a 474 series.
HAC 7, Romulus/South Seneca 0
Rob Kellogg rolled a high series of 494 and a high game of 189 for the Wolves against Romulus/South Seneca on Monday at Roseland Bowl in Canandaigua. Justin Foster had the high series (371) for Romulus/South Seneca, and Bryce Gottshall had the high game (142). HAC next takes on Honeoye on Jan. 22 at Roseland.
Mynderse 5, Whitman 2
Austin Kelly posted the high game (266) and series (627) for Mynderse in a win over Marcus Whitman Monday at Roseland Bowl. For Whitman, Mikal Payne rolled the high game (217) and Tyler Cummings had the high series (586).
Canandaigua 6, Olympia 0
Lizzy Natoli led the Braves with a 212 game and 400 series in a Canandaigua victory at Roseland Bowl.
Mynderse 5, Whitman 2
Samantha Jenkins rolled the high game (140) and series (384) for Mynderse. Rylie Bowman rolled the high game (166) and series (444) for Whitman.
Red Jacket Invitational
At the 152 weight class, Red Jacket's Dylan Briggs was 2-3, winning by pin over Midlakes' Caleb Graham and by decision over Red Jacket teammate Matt Colotti. Colotti went 2-2, once by pin and once by decision. At 195, Andrew Ogrodowski went 3-0 with three wins by pin.