High school roundup: Fiorentino leads SV to boys basketball victory

High school roundup: Fiorentino leads SV to boys basketball victory

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High school roundup: Fiorentino leads SV to boys basketball victory

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Jason Fiorentino led all scorers with 25 points as the Susquehanna Valley boys basketball team notched a 64-48 win over Windsor in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference game in Conklin.

Fiorentino hit five 3 pointers while Caleb Reynolds scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. The Sabers (7-6) employed an aggressive man to man defense throughout the game and held the visitors to only six first-quarter points.

Josh Cady scored 12 points while Nate Wrighter contributed 11 for Windsor. SV plays at Central Division-leading Owego on Friday night.

Nottingham 59, Binghamton 51: At Nottingham, Anthony Weakland scored 13 points, but the Patriots could not hit shots down the stretch, allowing the Bulldogs to pull away.

The teams were tied at 51 with 2 minutes, 55 seconds left, the Marcus McDonald hit a pair of free throws to put Nottingham ahead for good.

McDonald scored a game-high 15 points and Nathan Knight added 11 for the Bulldogs.

“Knight is a very good big man for them at 6-foot-7,” Binghamton coach Dave Springer said. “His defense around the rim made it very difficult for us.”

Elloys De La Rosa scored 10 points and Mario Cherry added seven points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots, who next play Thursday at Union-Endicott.

Norwich 56, Chenango Valley 39: At CV, Mike Oralls scored 11 of his 15 points in the second quarter as the Purple Tornado won against the Warriors for the second time this season.

Storm Cook added 11 points for Norwich (13-0), who is ranked 7th in the state in Class B. Mark Mullins scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds for CV (7-7).

Ross Corners Christian Academy 55, Cornerstone Christian School 26: At Binghamton, Jason Rising scored 17 points and Pavel Shindyakove added 13 as Ross Corners (11-3) won the third-place game of the Central Baptist Regional Tournament.

Shindyakove and Noah Kiekel were named tournament all-stars.

Girls basketball

Candor 54, Union Springs 36: At Candor, Sierra Szwec registered nine steals leading the Indians past the Wolves.

Mikayla Short added 11 points and eight assists for Candor (10-2), which hit 20 of 41 free throws, compared to 5-for-11 by Union Springs (7-6).

The Indians are 7-0 in IAC South Small division play and hold a one-game lead over Newfield. The teams will meet at Newfield on Friday. Candor won 46-39 at home on Dec. 20 in the teams’ previous meeting.

Dryden 40, Newark Valley 32: At NV, Dryden hit five three pointers and went 11 of 15 from the foul line and pulled away in the second half in non-league action.

Hannah Luszczek had a game-high 13 points for Newark Valley (4-9).

Track and Field

A pair of Vestal athletes got first place at the New Balance Games held in the New York City Armory. Mike Egotanda placed first in the boys Long Jump while Kari Stromhaug placed first in the girls Pole vault.

Egotanda’s jump of 22 feet, 10.5 inches was tops in a field of 114 while Stramhaugs vault of 11 feet 9 inches was the best of 24 competitors.

Hockey

Johnson City 6, Chenango Forks 0, At the SUNY Broome Ice Center, Tyler Miles scroed three goals and added an assist in Broome County High School Hockey Association action.

Miles scored a goal in each period, with his third-period tally coming on the power play. Bobby Kelly added a goal and an assist for JC, which held a 33-9 shot advantage. Adam Carman stopped 27 shots for Chenango Forks.

Maine-Endwell 8, Chenango Valley 2: At SUNY Broome, Jeremy Wilber had three goals and an assist, and Maine-Endwell pulled away from Chenango Valley.

Wilber scored a goal in each period and Colin Wenzel added two goals and two assists, including a power-play tally with 3:32 left in the first period that gave M-E a 2-1 lead.

Kyle Balmer scored a goal and two assists and Chris McVannan stopped 33 shots for M-E. Ryan Corey scored once and added an assist. Rocco DeAngelo also tallied for CV. Spencer Root made 18 saves.

Sunday will see the final slate of regular season games for the BCHSHA. Vestal meets Chenango Forks at 3:15 p.m., followed by Johnson City against Binghamton at 5 and Maine-Endwell against Union-Endicott at 6:45.

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