Tonawanda News


December 20, 2013

HS SPORTS: Two double-doubles help O'Hara girls win

Tonawanda News — Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball improved to 7-0 on the season with a 65-41 win at Williamsville North on Thursday.

The Hawks were led by a pair of double-double performances. Kelsey McCarthy scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while Keyonte’ Edwards recorded 18 points and 10 rebounds. Edwards also had seven steals.

Jontay Walton led O’Hara in scoring with 19 points, along with eight assists and five steals.

Sophomore Ericka Taplin led the Spartans (2-3) in scoring with 16 points. Andrea Kiely and co-captain Anne Principe scored six points apiece.

Niagara Falls 54, Grand Island 31

Toni Polk had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds while Victoria Pryor led all scorers with 16 points for the Wolverines, who improved to 6-1 overall and 4-0 in NFL play for the second straight year. Ijo’Ana Laster added 11 points and nine boards in the win, while Dakaylah Winfield led GI (0-5, 0-3) with eight points.

Niagara Catholic 44, Buff. Seminary 36

Christina Schulte scored 13 points for the Patriots (4-1), who bounced back after their first loss of the season. Melissa Whisker added eight while Precious Adamson chipped in seven in the win, which gave NC a sweep over Buff. Sem. in two games.


Park School 73, St. Joe’s 65

Two Park School players dominated in scoring as Derrick Cheatom scored 26 points and Randy Golda netted 22 to lead the Pioneers (5-1, 1-1) over the Marauders (1-2, 1-1).

Justin Jones led St. Joe’s with 24 points. Justin Hollins scored 19 points, including two three-pointers. Jack Scaglione added eleven points.

Will. South 70, Starpoint 49

Julian Mott, Ian Emerick, Christian Nodine and Brock Kroening each scored nine points for the Spartans (2-3, 1-2 ECIC II), who were done in by a 21-9 second quarter. Kroening added 11 rebounds while Nodine came down with seven.


North Tonawanda 4, Lew-Port 3

Marty Clark scored the game-winning goal and added two assists for the Lumberjacks, while Sam Rydewski found the back of the net twice and added a helper.

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