When basketball fans learned that Clyde-Savannah would drop from Class C2 to Class D1 this season, many assumed a Sectional title would be a given. After winning the Wayne County League for a second consecutive season, the Golden Eagles turned their sites towards sectionals, and a trip to the Blue Cross Arena. Waiting for C-S, was a surprising Finger Lakes West squad, the Honeoye Bulldogs who boasted two 1,000 point scorers and had their eyes on an upset after jumping out to a 13-8 lead at the outset of Saturday’s Section V Class D1 Championship Game.
FL1 Sports was live inside Bloomfield High School on Tuesday night at the Section V Class D1 boys semifinal doubleheader with a trip to the Blue Cross Arena on the line. Game one will feature the Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles taking on Mount Morris. Game two will feature a match-up of Finger Lakes West rivals as the Naples Big Green square off against the Honeoye Bulldogs. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson had the call for FingerLakes1.com on FL1 Radio II and is restreamed with full video below…
Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagle seniors Derrick Chance, Dru Carnevale and Marcus Chance are guests on the Upstate Hoops Podcast on Sunday morning just three days after clinching back-to-back Wayne County titles by defeating their rival Lyons in front of a packed gymnasium in Clyde. Also, a look at all the boys and girls league standings in the Wayne-Finger Lakes as the regular season comes to a close this week and the second to last editions of FL1 Sports Power Rankings are revealed.
The first meeting of the Route 31 Rivalry saw Lyons defeat Clyde-Savannah 87-82 at the Atwood Gymnasium in one of the most entertaining games of the season so far. On Thursday night, the two Wayne County goliaths square-off in Clyde with matching 13-1 league records. The Golden Eagles feature a tremendous trio of seniors in Derrick Chance, Dru Carnevale and Marcus Chance. Lyons features junior stand-out point guard Justice Smith, fresh off scoring his 1,000th career point on Tuesday night against Williamson. The winner takes the historic Wayne County league championship. Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey will have the call for FL1 Sports.