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W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles
The South Seneca Lady Falcons won their 17th straight game on Monday night in Naples, defeating the Big Green 69-18. With the win South Seneca clinched the Finger Lakes West Championship. Meanwhile, the Gananda Lady Blue Panthers dropped a cross-over contest to local rival Wayne, 45-38, but still clinched the Wayne County Championship when Lyons defeated second-place Marion. Also on... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title
After a Senior Night ceremony in Waterloo in which legendary Newark coach Ron Ceravolo was honored pregame, the Newark Reds came up with a big 66-58 road win against the Indians. Jayden Peters exploded out of the gate with 15 first quarter points and the Reds built a 16 point lead in the third quarter before Waterloo came storming back... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scores 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scored 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night
Waterloo girls varsity head coach Michael Bree said Wednesday night’s Finger Lakes East match-up with visiting Geneva was a “great battle”. His Lady Indians trailed 28-27 at halftime but pulled even at 47-47 with just 1:30 left in the game. Then, Geneva freshman Aniya Rowe hit a three pointer to give Geneva the lead for good as the Panthers won... more

Macedon driver causes crash on I-490; had two previous DWI convictions

Macedon driver causes crash on I-490; had two previous DWI convictions
State Police say a Macedon man was arrested on felony DWI charges following a two-vehicle crash on I-490 in Rochester in Brighton. Gregory J. Brown, 32, of Macedon was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, use of a motor vehicle without an interlock device, and numerous other vehicle and traffic violations. Troopers responded to the two-car crash... more

W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club

W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club
The Marcus Whitman Wildcats brought their 12 game winning streak to Seneca Falls on Monday night and had that streak snapped as the Blue Devils rode a big second half from Darren Miller to a 64-44 win. Miller scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half as Mynderse turned a 26-18 halftime lead into a 20-point victory... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been a juggernaut in the Finger Lakes East over the past 2 seasons going undefeated in league play last year and carrying a 9-0 league mark into their home game against Pal-Mac on Friday night. The Lady Red Raiders put an end to the two-year league winning streak in convincing fashion with a... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight
The Wayne Eagles virtually locked up the Finger Lakes East title, moving 2.5 games clear in the standings as we head into February, with an impressive 81-68 win at Geneva on Tuesday night. Wayne jumped out to a 27-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Nick Carmichael scored 12 of his 22 points in the opening period... more

W-FL MONDAY: Midlakes girls lose to Section V team for first time since 2016; Pal-Mac squeaks by Waterloo

W-FL MONDAY: Midlakes girls lose to Section V team for first time since 2016; Pal-Mac squeaks by Waterloo
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been winning basketball games at a record clip over the past few seasons. In fact, they have not lost a basketball game to a Section V opponent since February of 2016. That streak was snapped on Monday night at the hands of Our Lady of Mercy, a Class AA opponent (Midlakes is Class... more

Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner

Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner
A film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival tonight will have a familiar backdrop. "The Tomorrow Man" starring John Lithgow and Blythe Danner was filmed all around Rochester. It turned into an opportunity Jean Dlugosh of Macedon never imagined. "They were looking for someone to stand-in for this movie with Blythe Danner,” she said. "I said, 'Sure why not?' I... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac

W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac
Another Wild West encounter in Dundee on Thursday night had the visiting Big Green of Naples narrowly escaping with a 64-61 overtime win over the Scots. Dundee fouled Naples forward Adam Quarterman with no time remaining in regulation. Quarterman made one of two free throws to tie the game at 57 and force overtime. In the extra period, Naples point... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Forbes ties school record & signs to play at NCCC as Midlakes beats Waterloo; VanAken joins 1,000 point club

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Alaina Forbes ties school record with 41 & announces college choice as Midlakes beats Waterloo
Midlakes standout senior Alaina Forbes continues to build on her resume as one of the all-time great Screaming Eagles as she tied a school record with 41 points on Wednesday night en route to a 67-42 win over Waterloo. It was Midlakes’ 12th straight win as they remain undefeated on the season. After the game Forbes signed her letter of intent... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County

W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County
Two of the biggest games of the night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball featured a battle at the top of the Finger Lakes East standings with Newark visiting Geneva and a match-up in Wayne County between Gananda and Lyons with first place on the line. In Geneva, Newark jumped out to an 11-point halftime lead behind the hot... more

Tractor-trailer has fuel tank ruptured during Macedon incident

Tractor-trailer has fuel tank ruptured after Macedon incident
Around 4 p.m. first responders in Wayne County were called to an incident involving a tractor-trailer, which hit a ballard in a parking lot – puncturing its fuel tank. First responders say the tank was full, but emptied out completely along State Route 31. South Macedon Fire Department and Macedon Center Fire Department responded to the scene at West Wayne... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Blankenberg scores 1,000th, Geneva slams Mynderse; Naples tops Red Jacket & Midlakes girls stay undefeated

W-FL FRIDAY: Blankenberg scores 1,000th, Geneva slams Mynderse; Naples tops Red Jacket & Midlakes girls stay undefeated
A big Friday night of high school basketball across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues on Friday night that featured teams at the top of the standings picking up wins and making the league races a little clearer heading into the stretch run with 5 weeks of play remaining in the regular season. Also last night, Wayne senior Logan Blankenberg joined the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Geneva survives visit to Palmyra; Gananda tops ER; Waterloo & Penn Yan girls win

Geneva held on to edge Pal-Mac by a single point in a Finger Lakes East battle Wednesday night in Palmyra. The Panthers trailed by 6 late in the 3rd quarter before going on a 14-0 run to grab a 46-38 lead with just under 2 minutes to play. Liam Ryan and Davonte Johnson hit key three pointers to fuel the... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Alaina Forbes breaks Midlakes career scoring mark; Whitman runs away from Naples to claim West lead

W-FL FRIDAY: Alaina Forbes breaks Midlakes career scoring mark; Whitman runs away from Naples to claim West lead
The undefeated Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles turned a 1-point half time deficit into an 18 point lead heading into the fourth by scoring the first 21 points in the 3rd quarter to finish with a 57-31 win over Wayne on Friday night. Midlakes stand-out senior Alaina Forbes passed Sydney Jones (1,389 points) to break the all-time school scoring record in... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Justice Smith’s 39 not enough as Northstar tops Lyons; Mattoon’s big night gives Midlakes Lions Club Tourny title

W-FL FRIDAY: Justice Smith’s 39 not enough as Northstar tops Lyons; Mattoon’s big night gives Midlakes Lions Club Tourny title
One of the most highly anticipated games in Section V this season was played on Friday night as part of the 2018 Holiday Hoops Classic at Geneva High School. The Lyons Lions looked for revenge for their season ending loss to Northstar Christian in the Section V Class C NYS Qualifier last March. Both teams entered the game undefeated behind... more
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