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January 14, 2014

Lockport, Starpoint post impressive swim wins

Basketball Lions roll by visiting Ken East; Newfane girls win thriller.



Newfane jumped out to a 39-33 lead at halftime, before the Purple Eagles came roaring back with a 19-10 run in the third quarter and held on at the finish.
Albion improves to 2-4 in league play, while Newfane falls to 2-4.
Lockport 61, Ken East 47
TOWN OF TONAWANDA — Junior forward Alyssa Wagner had a game-high 20 points and added a dozen rebounds as head coach Karen Catalano's Lady Lions improved to 5-1 in the NFL and are 5-3 overall.
Gretta Dry added 14 points and 6 steals for the winners.
Kiaja O'Neil topped the Lady Bulldogs with 17 points.
Wilson 47, Medina 17
WILSON — Using a strong defensive presence, the Lakewomen jumped out to a 30-9 halftime lead and cruised to a stress-free victory over the Lady Mustangs.
"We played great defensively," Wilson coach Brian Baker said. "We got out in transition well, got a nice lead at the half, and from there we were pretty much set."
Allie Bubar led Wilson with 13 points, 11 of which came before halftime. Dana Smith added 10 points for the Lakewomen, while Emily Lasher had nine. 
Newfane 55, Albion 53
NEWFANE — Tuesday's battle of N-O front-runners in the Blue Zone was everything it was billed to be, including the dramatic finish, as Newfane's Claire Puff sank a runner in the lane with just six seconds left to win it for head coach Eric Klumpp's Lady Panthers (5-1 N-O, 7-3 overall).
The Lady Purple Eagles dropped to 4-2 in the league and 5-5 overall.
Brooke Horning netted a game-high 26 points with three tres for the winners. Horning had 29 points with 7 tres last Friday night. Paige Emborsky added 10 points with a pair of tres for Newfane. Puff had eight rebounds, 7 steals and 6 assists for the Lady Panthers.
Chanyce Powell topped Albion with 22 points. Kelsey Soule added 16.
Barker 47, Roy-Hart 37

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