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Semifinal Monday: ER tops Clyde in overtime thriller

Clyde-Savannah gave back a five-point lead with under a minute to play in regulation on Monday night in their Section V Class C1 semifinal match-up with East Rochester at Palmyra-Macedon High School. A backdoor pass from Che’Vez Gaines to Casey Michele who converted a layup, was fouled, and made the free throw, tied the game sending it to overtime.Late in overtime it was Michele again delivering the final blow with a corner three pointer to seal a 71-68 triumph that sends the Bombers back to the Blue Cross Arena for the C1 title game on Friday night.Michele ended with 20 points, 15 coming off 5 three-pointers. Keith Butler led all scorers with 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds. For Clyde-Savannah, senior Jarrod Faniel had 18 points in his final game in a Golden Eagles jersey and Nathan Paddock knocked down 5 three-pointers to finish with 16.Top seed East Rochester will face Early College, who defeated Avon, 54-48, at Pal-Mac in the first game of the C1 semifinal double-header, in the championship game. ER lost to Early College in the C1 title game last year.Click here to listen to the call of the thrilling overtime game in Palmyra on FL1 Radio.* The ER-CS game will be re-streamed live with full in-game video at noon on Tuesday afternoon on FingerLakes1.TV and YouTube. This version will be available for on-demand Tuesday afternoon.Also on Monday night in Section V…Naples saw their season come to an end in the sectional semifinal round for the second straight season as the Big Green Machine fell to top seeded York by a score of 61-48. Naples season ends at 17-6 and as Finger Lakes West tri-champions.In the other half of the D1 semifinal bracket it was C.G. Finney knocking off Genesee Valley 55-54 setting up a Class D1 final at Alfred University on Saturday between Finney and York.In Class C2 it was top seed Northstar-Christian advancing with a 59-45 victory over Campbell-Savona. They will meet Perry in the Friday night final game at the Blue Cross Arena. Perry knocked off 2nd seed Geneseo 62-46 behind 19 points from Devon Mann.On Monday night the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys leagues sent their first team to the final round with East Rochester’s win but the W-FL lost Clyde-Savannah and the final Finger Lakes West team that was still alive, Naples.In girls’ semifinal action the Romulus Lady Warriors advanced in Class D2 with a 66-60 victory over Whitesville. They will face Prattsburg in the finals who defeated Elba, 47-39. Batavia, Pittsford-Mendon, and Our Lady of Mercy all advanced on Monday night in the Section V girls tournament.Sectional semifinal action continues on Tuesday. The full schedule is below…CLASS A1(4) Irondequoit vs (1) Greece Athena @ Gates-Chili 6:15 PM (3) Pittsford Sutherland vs (2) Greece Arcadia @ Gates-Chili 8 PM CLASS A2(5) Wilson Magnet vs (1) HF-L @ Rush-Henrietta 6:15 PM (3) UPrep vs (2) Batavia @ Rush-Henrietta 8 PMCLASS B2(4) Attica vs (1) North Rose-Wolcott @ Aquinas 7 PM (3) Wellsville vs (2) Mynderse @ Cal-Mum 7 PM (LISTEN LIVE on FL1 Radio)CLASS D2(5) Lima Christian vs (1) Elba @ LeRoy 7 PM (3) Prattsburgh vs (2) Avoca @ Bath-Haverling 7 PMTuesday night’s girls semifinal schedule:Victor vs. HiltonLivonia vs. BathWheatland-Chili vs. H.A.C.York vs. Genesee ValleyPenfield vs. FairportMonday Night Sectional Tweets:












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