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LCAA’S FINEST: Keshequa, Cal-Mum, Dansville, Le Roy girls all victorious; Avon boys roll

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By Chris Metcalf

LIVONIA – Libby Benner (10 points) and Ryley Benner (10 points) combined for 20 points while Braelyn Isaman added nine points as Keshequa got the 47-41 victory Friday night.

Libby Benner also added eight rebounds while Isaman grabbed four rebounds with four assists.

Keshequa outscored Livonia 18-9 in the fourth.

Riley Nageldinger added six points and 13 rebounds for Keshequa.

Livonia was led by Libby Kwak’s 22 points while sister Mary Kwak added 10 points and six rebounds.

Keshequa is 1-0 while Livonia fell to 1-1.


Girls Basketball

Waterloo Tournament

Dansville 52, Greece Odyssey/Athena 44

Aynsley Belcher is expected to have a big season on the hardwood this winter.

So far, so good.

Belcher scored 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as Dansville advanced to Saturday’s title game.

The Mustangs erased a five-point fourth-quarter deficit to pull out the win.

Dansville finished the final six minutes of the game strong with some key baskets by Belcher and Taylor Hamsher.

Megan Tyler added eight points and three rebounds while Emma Allen scored seven points and grabbed 10 caroms. Hamsher netted four points with four assists and two Chelsie Tyler added five points while Kali Meyer added five points and two steals.

Cal-Mum 59, Geneseo 38

The Lady Raiders bounced back nicely after a tough road loss at Livonia Wednesday as they downed Geneseo Friday night.

Cal-Mum led 33-23 at the half.

Junior Hazell Nickerson led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Ava Amorese, a junior, and freshman Olivia Amorese each added 17 points each, with both hitting three, 3-pointers apiece.

Ava also added seven rebounds and four steals.

Caroline Capel led the Blue Devils with 16 points and eight rebounds while Emliy Lamb had 13 points. Maddie Mark had seven assists.

The Raiders go to 1-1 and Geneseo is 0-1. 

Le Roy 66, Albion 19

Sierra Burk scored a game-high 21 points with five steals as host Le Roy eased to the victory.

Lindsey Steffenill added 14 points with three steals while Kenna MacKenzie netted nine points with six rebounds.

Also for Le Roy (1-0), Abby Allen scored nine points with four assists while Goose Dunn stuffed the stat sheet with six points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Wellsville 54, Letchworth 49 (OT)

Sophomore Alyssa Milillo hit a three-pointer at the end of regulation to send the game into OT for Letchworth.

Annika Milillo finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and three blocks.

Sophomore Charity Scott added 11 points and three steals while senior Abbie DeRock chipped in with nine points, six rebounds and two steals.

Letchworth rallied from eight points down in the fourth.

“It is a tough loss but a lot of opportunities to learn and get better,” Letchworth coach Chad DeRock said. “We have a tough stretch as we take on Cal Mum Tuesday then Hornell next Friday. We will break down the film of this game and find the areas we need to improve on and work on them.” 

Letchworth is 0-1.

Boys Basketball

Avon 70, Wheatland-Chili 55

The visiting Braves jumped out to a 21-7 lead after one and never looked back in their non-league win.

Trevor Stroud led the way with 24 points and six rebounds.

Avon had four players score in double figures as Michael Rowland added a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds; Josh Harter also added one of his own with 14 points with 10 assists and five boards.

Connor Smith added 12 points for the Braves (1-0).

W-C was led by Leighton Williams with 26 points while Jaden Schwenebraten added 14.

HAC 57, Letchworth 54

Letchworth was led by Jake Stowell’s double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds while Quinn Baker had a team-high 18 points as the Indians fell Friday night in non-league action.

Lukas Stowell chipped in 9 points and eight rebounds for Letchworth, who will host Holley in Monday’s opener.

“It was a solid effort all the way through,” Letchworth coach Tyler King said. “We competed for 32 minutes, took a lot of positives away and gained some valuable experience this early in the season.”

Letchworth is 0-1.

Lindsey Meys Photography

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