Sports Update – January 31, 2012
Boys Varsity Basketball
Mynderse 55, Newark 43
Dylan Verkey finished with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals for Mynderse (13-1).
Brandon Passalaqua added 16 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds as the Blue Devils led 41-32 heading into the fourth quarter. Josh Williams scored 16 points for Newark (6-7).
Pal-Mac 58, Penn Yan 41
Derek Wager finished with 21 points and eight rebounds and Sean Nolan added five assists and three steals for the Red Raiders (9-4). Cody Argus chipped in 12 points and five rebounds for Pal-Mac.
Shane Bloom hit seven 3-pointers en route to 21 points for the Mustangs (3-10).
Wayne 63, Marcus Whitman 33
Greg Martino scored 13 points and Tyler Graham added 10 for Wayne (11-3), which forced used a full-court press to force 10 first quater tunrovers jump out a 24-6 lead.
Lyons 50, East Rochester 47
Devan Veeder totaled 13 points to pace Lyons (13-1), which is in sole possession of first in Wayne County. East Rochester trailed by nine entering the fourth and couldn’t get closer than three.
The Lions made 23 free throws. Nick Nadeau had 14 points for ER (11-3).
Marion 53, Williamson 46
Zak Beltrone had 21 points and seven rebounds and Ethan Ramsey added eight points and 11 rebounds for Marion (2-11). Tom Steven scored 17 points and Stevie Thompson had 13 points for Williamson.
North Rose-Wolcott 60, Gananda 56
Eric Dean made 5 of 5 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and scored seven of his 14 points in the quarter for the Cougars (7-8). Austin Aloi finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Panthers (5-8). Gananda made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally within three points and Mike VanFleet made a free throw with 26 seconds left to seal the win.