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W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club

The Marion Black Knights varsity girls basketball team scored a big win in a match-up of Wayne County contenders when they defeated the Gananda Blue Panthers on Thursday night in Marion. Also, Autumn Kunes scored 41 of her team’s 45 points but it wasn’t enough as the Dundee Scots defeated Naples. South Seneca and Red Jacket rolled to victory and Marcus Whitman easily defeated Bloomfield.

In Red Jacket’s win, junior guard Sydney Close scored her 1,000th career point.

Full results and Friday’s scheduled boys and girls games below…

LAST NIGHT’S GIRLS SCOREBOARD:

NAPLES 45
DUNDEE 75

NAP – Autumn Kunes 41
DUN – Dalaine Nolan 18; Mackenzie Strait 15, 13 ast; Mackenzie Cratsley 15, 15 reb; Hallie Knapp 12

GANANDA 39
MARION 44

EAST ROCHESTER 69
LYONS 74

ER – Samantha Lewis 22; Lily Funk 11; Yakira Cunningham 11; Zoe Zutes 10
LYO – Caiden Crego 30, 8 stl; Alison Cook 12; Caitlyn McDonald 9; Latavia Blaisdell 8, 10 reb

WILLIAMSON 46
SODUS 44

WIL – Cadie Newby 22; Reagan Mangos 10
SOD – Fatimaah Findley 32

BLOOMFIELD 29
MARCUS WHITMAN 45

MW – Maddie Ryan 18, 10 reb; Aaliyah Beverly 10; Emily Paddock 6; Ari Beverly 4, 8 ast

ROMULUS 30
RED JACKET 77

RJ – Syndey Close 29, 8 ast; Sara VanAken 18, 8 reb; Alexis Gardner 12; Brookelyn Hanley 11; Lillian Penird 10 reb
* Red Jacket junior Sydney Close scored 1,000th point

HAC 20
SOUTH SENECA 64

HAC – Chinara Dorancy 7, 7 reb; Anna Thomas 6; Amerlia Gugino 5, 5 reb
SS- Jenna McDonald 18; Jade Parsons 13, 6 reb; Avrielle Fletcher 6, 5 reb; Logan Shaulis 5, Lea Fletcher 5

CLYDE-SAVANNAH AT NR-WOLCOTT (No Report)

TONIGHT’S GIRLS SLATE:

HF-LIMA VS MIDLAKES
AQUINAS AT WATERLOO
MYNDERSE AT NEWARK
DUNDEE AT CAMPBELL


LAST NIGHT’S BOYS SCOREBOARD:

No boys W-FL games on Thursday night but check out the video of the shot that sunk the Geneva Panthers on Wednesday night in their 2 point loss to Honeoye Falls-Lima in Geneva:

TONIGHT’S BOYS SLATE:

ROCH ADADEMY AT EAST ROCHESTER
SOUTH SENECA AT HAC
PENN YAN AT WAYNE
WILLIAMSON AT MARION
WATERLOO AT PAL-MAC
GENEVA AT MIDLAKES
NEWARK AT MYNDERSE
RED CREEK AT LYONS
MARCUS WHITMAN AT BLOOMFIELD
SODUS AT NR-WOLCOTT
GANANDA AT CLYDE-SAVANNAH
DUNDEE AT NAPLES
RED JACKET AT ROMULUS


MORE FROM LAST NIGHT IN SECTION V & WAYNE-FINGER LAKES HOOPS:

And finally… a flashback to two seasons ago when Sydney Close was scoring her first varsity points on the way to 1,000:

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