Student-athletes from the top two boys basketball teams in the Wayne-Finger Lakes this season are in-studio to talk about their seasons and the post season ahead on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. From the Lyons Lions, seniors Justice Smith, David Weaver and junior Benji Kemp. From the Wayne Eagles, seniors Logan Blankenberg, Logan Holgado, Billy Thompson and Nick Carmichael. Also, a look at the standings in all the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls leagues along with our spotlight games for the final week of the regular season.
The Wayne Eagles invade the Panther Den to take on the Geneva Panthers is a key late-season Finger Lakes East boys varsity basketball match-up. With a win, the two-time defending Section V Class A2 Eagles will have a virtual lock on the league title. Geneva, enjoying their beast season since 2014, a win would secure key sectional points while pulling the Panthers within a half-game of Wayne at the top of the East. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp have the call for FL1 Sports, live from Geneva, on Tuesday night.
Just a half game separates the first place Wayne Eagles with the Newark Reds who visit Ontario to take on Logan Blankenberg, Nick Carmichael and Billy Thompson in a key Finger Lakes East showdown on Tuesday night. Jim Sinicropi and Tane Robinson have the call for FL1 Sports starting at 7:30 pm.
On Wednesday night at Rush-Henrietta, FL1 Sports presented a doubleheader featuring the Section V Class C State Play-In Game between Lyons and Northstar Christian followed by the Class A Play-In Game between Wayne and Irondequoit. The winners advance to the NYSPHSAA tournament and the Far West Regional Game. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live on FL1 Radio for FL1 Sports and the full video replay of both games is below…
The Wayne Eagles can clinch at least a share of the Finger Lakes East title with a win at Newark on Tuesday night. For Newark, it will be Senior Night and Taylor Clements’ last game on his home court. Will Wayne continue to roll or can Newark get a signature win heading into Sectionals? Find out live on FL1 Sports as Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson have the call from Newark.
In their first meeting in Seneca Falls, the Wayne Eagles defeated the host Mynderse Blue Devils by three points to take the lead in the Finger Lakes East title race. Now Mynderse (10-1/15-2) will take another shot at Wayne (13-1 / 10-0), this time at the Eagle’s nest in Ontario. Wayne has won 13 in-a-row and hasn’t lost since November 29th. Mynderse is riding a 5 game winning streak and hasn’t lost since they last faced Wayne on January 9th. Brendan Harrington and Jim Sinicropi had the call live on FL1 Radio and the game was re-streamed with full video below…
The Section V Class A2 Champion Wayne Eagles battle the A1 Champs and NYS #1 ranked Irondequoit Eagles in the Class A State Qualifier game at Bloomfield High School on March 9, 2017. Jim Sinicropi and Zac Young have the call for FL1 Sports.
Coach Bill Thompson brings a young Wayne Eagles boys varsity basketball team on a 10 game winning streak into Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls on Friday night. They’ll try to knock off Finger Lakes East leading Mynderse Academy led by senior big man Jake Mein. The bulk of Wayne’s production comes from junior Braedan Zenolovich and three sophomores, Logan Blankenberg, Nick Carmichael & Billy Thompson. Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey have the call for FL1 Sports…
The semifinals in Section V basketball are here and Ted Baker helps Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey break down all the action in the girls brackets before we take you through all the match-ups in the boys brackets with 11 Wayne-Finger Lakes teams still in action.
Some surprising results this week in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball as we take you around the leagues as we hit the stretch run of the regular season. Also, we release our latest top 10 W-FL power rankings.
Mynderse Blue Devils Brandon Passalacqua and Luke Ruddy are in studio to talk about their date at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday for their Section V Class C1 title game against Avon. Also, we preview title games ahead for Clyde-Savannah, Lyons, and Newark and talk about the end of a fantastic season for the Geneva Panthers.
Geneva Panthers head coach Brian Miller is in studio along with seniors Shane Sweeney and Jordan Donahue are in studio to talk about their 4-0 start. Also, Brad Conner joins to talk about today’s news that the 7 Big East Cathoilic basketball-only schools will leave the league to form a new entity. Some talk about Boeheim as he nears his 900th win and some outstanding Syracuse trivia.
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