Lyons Falls to Mynderse in Class C State Qualifier
Wednesday Sectional scores – Boys Varsity Basketball: Class C state qualifier – Mynderse 47, Lyons 43 | Monday Scores: Mynderse 66, Clyde Savannah 50; Sunday scores: No. 1 Batavia 58, No. 2 Newark 41 | Saturday boys basketball sectional scores: No. 2 Lyons 64, No. 4 York 42; No. 2 Clyde-Savannah 72, No. 5 Kendall 28
Boys Varsity Basketball
Wednesday, March 6th
Class C state qualifier
Mynderse 47, Lyons 43
Luke Ruddy finished with 15 points and 17 rebounds, and Brandon Passalacqua scored a game-high 16 points to lead Mynderse. Tre Johnson scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for Lyons.
Monday, March 4th
Class C state qualifier
Mynderse 66, Clyde Savannah 50
Brandon Passalacqua had 16 points, 8 assists and 6 steals and Luke Ruddy scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half and grabbed 12 rebounds for Mynderse (17-5). Jason Anderson scored 8 of his 12 points in the second half for the Blue Devils, who led 29-26 at halftime but outscored the Golden Eagles 37-24 in the second half.
Mynderse has won three of the last four sectional titles and made it to the state quarterfinal round in 2010. Jomaine Bogan scored 18 points for Clyde-Savannah (19-3).
Sunday, March 3rd
Class B1 Final
No. 1 Batavia 58, No. 2 Newark 41,
Batavia rushed out to its third Section V championships in five years when it scored the first 10 points of the Class B1 final. Jalen Smith, a six-foot senior guard, scored eight of his game-high 25 points in the first quarter. The Blue Devils (18-3), the tournament’s top seed, moved into a state tournament qualifier against Class B2 champion Hornell, 5:45 p.m. back at the Rochester Community War Memorial. Anthony Lombardi led Newark (14-7) with 13 points. Sportsmanship awards: Justice Fagan (Batavia); Jacob Cowles (Newark). All-tournament team: Jalen Smith (Batavia/MVP), Tyler Collins (Newark), Jamesson Etienne (Batavia), Cody Cronmiller (Livonia), Anthony Lombardo (Newark), Jaymee Rosser (Newark).
Saturday, March 2nd
Class C2 Final
No. 2 Lyons 64, No. 4 York 42
Damon Hunter scored all 18 of his points in the first half as second-seeded Lyons jumped out to a 35-18 halftime lead and claimed its first Sectional championship since 2006. Tre Johnson added 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Tony Franklin had 12 rebounds for the Lions (18-2), who held a 40-28 advantage. Lyons will face the winner of Monday’s Class C final between Mynderse and Clyde-Savannah. Lyons and Clyde split their two matchups this season.
Class C3 Final
No. 2 Clyde-Savannah 72, No. 5 Kendall 28
Junior forward Jomaine Bogan finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds to power second-seeded Clyde-Savannah (19-2) to its first sectional title since 2000. Kam DiSanto chipped in 11 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 blocks for the Screaming Eagles. Clyde Savannah will face Class C1 champion Mynderse for the Class C championship game at 7 p.m. at Waterloo on Monday.