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Hornell’s drains 13 3-pointers to down Addison, Livonia next in Section V girls playoffs (story, photo gallery)

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Hornell and Livonia will face off in the next round of the Section V girls’ basketball playoffs after both teams won on Wednesday night.

No. 1 Hornell dispatched #16 Addison, 82-15 while Livonia downed Marcus Whitman, 61-37.

They will play each other on Saturday in Hornell at 2 p.m. Livonia is now 13-7 while Hornell is 18-3

“The girls played locked-in, intense, and extremely unselfish team-basketball last night,” Hornell coach Jim Dagon said. “They were able to play in a way that gives us momentum moving forward for sure, which is the most important thing this time of year.”

Payton Bentley had a game-high 19 for Hornell while 19 Jordyn Dyring had 14, Raegan Evingham 13 and Lillian Hoyt 12.

Also scoring for Hornell, Selena Maldonado 8, Kadience Gollnitz 4, Alexis smith 3, Zahra Mehr 3, Mia Nasca 2 A’jonay Hawkins 2 and Teegan Eveland had 2.

“Everyone on the team scored, which was really cool to see, and regardless of who was on the floor, the energy coming from the girls on the bench was outstanding,” Dagon said. “Those kinds of things make us coaches very proud and appreciative of the group we have- every girl on the team wants their teammates to be successful, and when they work hard, they do it for one another.”

Addison 4 3 4 4 — 15

Hornell 29 24 19 10 — 82

In the Livonia game, Kierstin Einhiple scored a game-high 19 points as Libby Kwak and Mary Kwak added 17 and 14 points respectively.

Dansville was a 35-19 victor over Penn Yan in a Section V Class B first-round game.

Chelsie Tyler led the way with nine points and six rebounds while Kali Meyer added seven points and two steals.

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Emma Allen scored six points with six rebounds and one block; Aynsley Belcher added five points and seven boards; Megan Tyler netted four points with six caroms; Taylor Hamsher scored four points with five rebounds and three steals and Emma Butters grabbed two rebounds.

Dansville improved to 18-3 on the season and advanced to the quarterfinals Saturday at 2 p.m. where they will play No. 7 Williamson/Marion.

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