Hamburg Little Cagers Basketball Results (March 7 edition)
Thursday March 7, 2013 | By:Sun Staff | Sports
(Boys 13-15 Division/Playoffs)
Buffalo Niagara Realty 37, BTM Gang 26
Jacob Chaas led the way in Buffalo Niagara’s win with a strong underneath game, finishing with six points. Josh Riordan drew several fouls, while Eric DePaz played strong defense in the victory. BTM Gang played aggressive throughout the game, led by Aidan Johnson on offense and Robert Gruber and Gage Hilton on defense.
Ilio DiPaolo’s 29, Rooth’s 27
In a hard-fought game, Felix Yaeger led Ilio’s with eight points, and was aided by contributions from Tommy Kirchmeyer with three points and Nick English with two. Rooth’s got 10 points from Mark Sheehan. Tyler Carlson, Evan Mangan, Dylan Woodling and Gage Schneider also played well.
Dick’s Sporting Goods 28, MDC Solutions 26
In an intense game that came down to a missed three-point shot at the buzzer, Mark Koch led Dick’s with eight points, while Jacob Fazzolari chipped in four. Damian Host played well defensively in the victory. Alex Sawylak played hard for MDC in the loss, drawing several fouls, while Braedan Smail and Nick DiGiore gave strong defensive efforts.
(Week 11 — Makeup game)
MDC Solutions 37, Dick’s Sporting Goods 16
Matt Pitrola finished with 10 points in a win for MDC, which also got seven points from John Kwiatkowski. Diego Velasquez played with his usual positive attitude and determination. Dick’s had scoring contributions from Jack Lacina and Mike Gibbens and solid defensive play from Sean Koch.
(Girls 11-14 Division — March 2)
Now Pizzeria 30, Chiacchia-Fleming 22
The first round off the playoffs got underway with Now Pizzeria going on a 18-11 run to help secure what was a one-point lead at halftime. The Now used a balanced attack led by Emily Kwiatkowski, who netted nine points, and Olivia Berne, who chipped in with seven. Erin Henry and Hanah Sega added six points each. Chiacchia-Fleming got a big game from Jane Chiacchia, who finished with 13 points. Maddie Hussey netted four and Megan Kane, three.
Pellicano’s Sauce Co. 36, West Herr 18
Pellicano’s used a 16-4 surge in the fourth quarter to pull away from a scrappy West Herr team. Leading a well balanced attack in the win was Abigail Damico with a game-high seven points. Lauren Tone chipped in with six, while Hannah Kennedy finished with five and Lauren Kennedy, Julianna Pellicano and Anna Johnstone contributed four apiece. West Herr was led by four points each from Carmella Pettys and Brianna Stegmeier, while Rylee Kryczak and Katie Dufresne split six.
JGB 26, Dick’s Sporting Goods 15
With the score tied after three quarters, JGB used a stingy defense to outscore Dick’s 11-0 in the final stanza. JGB’s Macayla Barry scored six of her game-high 12 points in the fourth. Hannah Trolley netted five points and Hayleigh Sullivan finished with two points, three assists and five rebounds. Dana Newton finished with six points and seven rebounds for Dick’s. Natalia Tirado added four points and Emma Jauch had four rebounds and three steals to go along with two points.
Urban Valet 29, GT Junior Jackets 28
Trailing at halftime, Urban Valet rallied in the second half to take the lead and hung on down the stretch as they forced a turnover with under 10 seconds to play. The game saw several lead changes in the second half but U/V prevailed behind the sister tandem of Chelsea and Shelby Simmeth, who combined for 17 points. Jessica O’Donnell added four points and three assists for the victors. The Jr. Jackets got a big game from Mackenzie Muldowney, who led all scorers with 10 points. Amanda Zablonski pitched in with three buckets and Gillian Tytka and Brooke Lakso contributed four points each.
Lake Shore senior T.J. Hornberger and junior teammate Calvin Butlak competed...