Last year’s run to the Section V Class A2 Championship by the Wayne was an improbable one, led by 3 sophomores and a junior, the Eagles captured the first sectional title in school history. This year, the Eagles would take nobody by surprise in the postseason but still proved unstoppable on their way to back-to-back Class A2 championships with a 57-54 win over the NE Douglass Panthers in early game at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Saturday.
The top seed Mynderse Academy Blue Devils square off against the #2 Newark Reds in the 2017 Section V Class B Championship Game at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Monday, March 6, 2017. Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey have the call for FL1 Sports.
A thriller at the Blue Cross Arena as the Route 31 Rivalry is renewed on the biggest stage. The Newark Reds battle the Palmyra-Macedon Red Raiders for the Section V Class B1 Championship in a game originally broadcast live on FL1 Radio, re-streamed here with full video. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson have the call for FL1 Sports.
It may have been a long, bitterly cold winter, but the action on the hardcourt in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball leagues was hotter than ever and the Upstate Hoops Podcast and FL1 Sports has been there every step of the way with 27 live game webcasts, countless interviews and features, and extensive nightly score recaps all season long culminating with our coverage of Championship Weekend at the Blue Cross Arena. On Sunday morning, Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey, Dave Barnick, Kevin Korzeniewski and Lyons Lions’ head coach Zac Young look back at it all and recap all the postseason action, discuss Lyons’ run to the state final four for the first time since 1997, pay tribute to Jerry Anderson’s Mynderse Lady Blue Devils for their sectional title and take a look ahead to next season. Stay tuned at the end of this episode for a special video compilation of this season’s most memorable moments.