If you haven’t caught the Niagara Falls boys basketball team in action yet this season, tonight will be your last chance for a while.

The Wolverines (5-0) tip off at approximately 7 p.m. at Kenmore East — one of the preseason favorites to win the Niagara Frontier League.

The Bulldogs (2-2) opened their season by winning two games at the Iroquois Tournament, but lost last week to St. Joe’s and Clarence. They are led by Rob Macklin (13.75 ppg) and Darryl King (13 ppg).

After playing five games in nine nights to open their season, the Wolverines are idle after tonight until Dec. 28, when they host the St. Francis Red Raiders. After that, they’re off for another week until Jan. 4 when they meet St. Joe’s at Niagara University.

Niagara Falls won both games over the weekend at the Cataract Classic showcase, downing a pair of good Rochester teams. The Wolverines beat Marshall 76-53 on Friday and Fairport 52-50 on Saturday.

Junior point guard Johnny Flynn leads the team in scoring, averaging 25.2 points per game. Senior forward Tyrell Lynch is next at 16.4 points per game.

“We’re getting what we expected from Johnny and from Tyrell,” Niagara Falls coach Dan Bazzani said. “Rahshon Tabb is getting better and better, the more he plays. Kendall Davis has given us good play at both ends, and Anthony Marshall is a very good shooter. Bobby Daniels has hit a couple of big 3s for us ... but we can’t go with just six players. We need more depth.”

n The Niagara Falls girls also return to action, hosting the Newfane Panthers at 6:30 p.m.

The Wolverines (1-2) look to get back to the .500 mark after Thursday’s 62-30 loss to Churchville-Chili of Section V. Niagara Falls had picked up its first win of the season one week ago today at Cheektowaga.

Senior Emily Thompson leads the team, averaging 11.5 points, followed by junior Desziray Hall (11 ppg), senior Keyonna McTyere (9.3 ppg), junior LaShanika Whigham (6.5 ppg) and senior LaChele Boone (5 ppg).

Junior Destiny Harrison, last year’s leading scorer, is yet to play this season and is questionable for tonight.

Niagara Falls opens its Niagara Frontier League schedule Friday at North Tonawanda.

Newfane (3-1) won beat Niagara-Wheatfield on Saturday in the consolation round of the N-W Tournament. The Panthers are led by Margo Weber (11 ppg), Laura Hambruch (10 ppg) and Janelle Pierce (9.5 ppg).

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