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February 1, 2014

HS ROUNDUP: Wegrzyn, Ross lead GI boys over NF

Niagara Gazette — Jadon Wegrzyn led with 22 points as the Grand Island Vikings knocked off the Niagara Falls Wolverines 63-50 in Niagara Frontier League boys basketball action Friday at Grand Island.

Ryan Ross added 21 points and Colin Carey chipped in 13 for the Vikings (5-10, 2-9 NFL).

“Jadon has been really struggling this year,” said Vikings head coach Ron Krysztof. “But he played the best game of his career tonight.”

The win was the Vikings’ second in league play this season, and Krysztof hopes it can be a spark for his team to end the season strong.

Joey Medley scored 10, Jordan Rankin scored 13 and Zach Walker 10 for the Wolverines (5-9, 5-5 NFL).

Wilson 45, Akron 39

The Lakemen had three scorers in double digits as they moved to 5-9 overall and 4-6 in the Niagara-Orleans league with their victory over Akron (3-11, 1-9 N-O). Kyle Bradley scored 15 points, Evan Shank netted 10 and Joe Littere added 12 points.

Ken East 58, Nia.-Wheatfield 45

Adam Geib notched 26 points and Jack Stelianou added 11 points in the Bulldogs’ (4-11, 3-8 NFL) win over the Falcons (0-11 NFL).

Hamburg 45, Starpoint 42

Brock Kroening scored 11 points, Ian Emerick had 10 points and Nodine added another 10 points in the Spartans’ (6-7, 2-5 ECIC II) fell to the Bulldogs (7-6, 4-3 ECIC II).

Canisius 73, Nia. Catholic 59

Qeyion Williams scored 19 and Jonathon Jackson added 14 for the Patriots in the losing effort as they fell to 3-7, 1-5 MMA. Canisius is now 12-2, 6-0 MMA.

Lockport 64, North Tonawanda 48

Mo Townsend scored a game-high 24 points and added 17 rebounds as the Lions improved to 10-1 in the NFL and regained sole possession of first place in the league — a half game over idle Kenmore West (9-1 NFL).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Wilson 43, Akron 28

Emily Lasher recorded 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Allie Bubar added nine points, six rebounds, three steals and four assists to lead the Lakewomen (12-2, 10-0 N-O) past the Tigers (6-7, 4-6 N-L).

Niagara Falls 58, Grand Island 36

Bianca Brown scored 17, Victoria Pryor scored 16 and Iljon’Ana Laster scored 13 as the Wolverines (12-2, 10-0 NFL) defeated Meaghan O’Leary (10 points) and the Vikings (2-10, 3-8 NFL).

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