UNDEFEATED CHAMPS: Waterloo runs away from Dansville for the Section V Class B2 title

Head coach Mike Bree and the Waterloo Indians girls basketball team had been on a tear the entire 2021 season bringing a 13-0 record into the Section V Class B2 championship game on Saturday night, a game they would host as the top seed of the postseason tournament. Waterloo had obliterated their opponents over the past five weeks with only one of the victories by less than double-digits (a seven point win at Midlakes on 2/15). The title game would pose their biggest challenge as they would face #2 Dansville. The Mustangs were coming off a sectional title victory over Pal-Mac last season and returned all the key contributors on their championship roster.

But, in the end, not even Dansville could stand in the way of the Lady Indians. Waterloo would jump out to a 12-2 lead and never look back, cruising to a 55-31 victory and the 2021 Section V Class B2 Championship.

With fellow Finger Lakes East league-mate Pal-Mac winning the Class B1 Championship it was a sweep of Class B for the FL East. In an ordinary season, the two teams would have played for a berth into the Far West Regional round of the state tournament where they would be one win away from the NYSPHSAA Final Four. However, this was not an ordinary season, yet one that will be remembered for years to come in Waterloo as the Lady Indians cap a perfect 14-0 run with a well-deserved championship.

Gia White-Principio would dominate the paint and lead all scorers with 20 points. Senior McKenzie Barber, junior Macy Carr, and sophomore Morgan Caraballo pitched in 8 points each. Senior Allie Smith capped of her high school basketball career with 4 points while Natalie DiSanto, Jazzmyn Lewis, Mercedes Kennerson and Kennedy Beniamino would all score in the win.

Check out some of the images from the win including a traditional parade through downtown Waterloo to celebrate their program’s first sectional title since 2013.