ELMIRA - Elmira finished up its regular season with a clean 5-0 sweep in both the boys and girls matches on Wednesday in a STAC bowling contest.
In the girls game, the Express set a new STAC high pin count for this season at 3,006 total pins. Alexus Hutchings rolled a 659 series (225, 229, 205), Loghan Wagner had a 604 series (192, 218, 196), Sammi Graham added a 594 series (202, 196, 196), and Kayla Avery and Sarah Ravert chipped in a 591 and 558 series, respectively.
"They are one of the hardest working groups that I’ve ever had," Elmira head coach Tim Crout said. "It was a great way for Loghan Wagner to go out, our only senior. The girls just continue to work and work. They are a great bunch of kids."
Lindsey VanAlstyne led the Blue Raiders with a 55 series including a 231 game and Michelle Williams rolled a 542 series.
For the boys, Nolan Storch had a 672 series for the Express including games of 247 and 232. Conner Malloy added a 650 series and Zak Judson chipped in a 605 series.
"Our practice is paying off," said Crout. "Everyone is very dedicated. Things are looking very good for us. The kids have a very good work ethic and they want to be the best.
Colby Woolever-Frost had a 564 series for Horseheads, Arjun Patel added a 206 game and David Hawkins contributed a 202 game.
Corning 5, Binghamton 0; Corning 5, Binghamton 0
CORNING - Corning swept Binghamton with both the boys and girls winning 5-0 on Wednesday in a STAC bowling contest.
For the girls, Meghan Sturdevant led the Hawks with a 588 series (181, 186, 221), Kaylyn Thomas had a 555 series (212, 172, 171) and Brittney Millhollen had a 177 game.
I'm very happy with how the girls finished the season," Corning head coach Eric Kizis said. "Meghan and Kaylyn each had a good series today. The girls can make a good run at sectionals next Friday between now and then we will look to be more consistent with our spares."
Paige McNett had a 485 series for Binghamton (204, 144, 137) and Caitlyn Fitch had a 190 game.
On the boys side, Tanner Kizis had a 629 series for Corning (243, 172, and a 214), Michael Hoffman-Bellucci rolled a 620 (214, 203, 204) and Hunter Crouch had a 612 series (175, 236, 201). Alex Chang chipped in games of 205 and 208 and Derik Lisi recorded a 211 game.
This boys team has worked very hard each week to be better and that showed tonight," said Kizis. "Tanner and Michael did a nice job and scored well. We are going to work on spares a lot next week. The team plans to have a great week of practice and make a good run at sectionals next Saturday."
Tyler McNeill had a 680 series (244, 226, 210) for Binghamton and Alec McNeill had a 640 series (224, 245, 171). Ranger Agte added games of 205 and 204.
Mens college basketball
Cayuga Community College 94, Corning Community College 88
CORNING - Cayuga got past Corning 94-88 on Wednesday in a closely contested matchup.
The Red Barons got off to a fast start, leading 52-49 after the first half.
In the second half, Corning held a 82-66 lead with six minutes left but were outscored 28-6 in the final minutes.
Isaiah Jennings led the Red Barons with 28 points and 11 rebounds and RaeQuan Scott posted 20 points and handed out five assists.
Corning falls to 11-7 and will travel to Onondaga Community College on Saturday for a 2 p.m. tip.
Womens college basketball
Corning Community College 82, Cayuga Community College 57
CORNING - Corning won its third straight game on Wednesday, defeating Cayuga Community College 82-57.
Kiara Buxton scored 30 points and had 15 rebounds. Emily Smith had 19 and 8 rebounds, Mackenzie Warner had 15 and six assists and Taylor Sutryk added 13 points.
The Red Barons shot 46 percent as a team.
Corning improves to 7-11 and will travel to Onondaga Community College on Saturday at noon.
Non-league boys basketball
Wellsville 68, Addison 51
WELLSVILLE - Wellsville topped Addison 68-51 in a non-league boys basketball contest Wednesday.
The Knights led 19-18 after the first quarter, but the Lions responded in the next eight minutes outscoring Addison 22-8.
Colin Cook netted eight of his 20 points in the second for Wellsville.
The Lions outscored the Knights 28-24 in the next two quarters to seal the victory.
Joe Trontetti had 19 points for Wellsville.
Addison was led by Danny Ames' 23 points and Adam Chilson netted 22 points.
The Knights record now stands at 13-3 and will host Bolivar-Richburg at 5:45 p.m. Monday in their next game.
IAC girls basketball
Watkins Glen 51, Edison 30
EDISON - Watkins Glen put up a strong first quarter and cruised to a 51-30 win over Edison on Tuesday.
The Senecas outscored the Spartans 25-5 in the first eight minutes and led 30-13 at the break.
Taylor Kelly led Watkins Glen with 23 points that included two 3-pointer and Kathleen Clifford added seven points and four rebounds.
Ashley Bush had nine points as the top-scorer for Edison.
Watkins Glen improves to 13-3 with the win.
SCAA girls basketball
Hammondsport 41, Bradford 32
HAMMONDSPORT - Hammondsport topped Bradford 41-32 on its senior night on Wednesday.
McKenzie Roscoe had 16 points to lead the Lakers and Destiny Hammond added 11 points. Hammondports lone senior Paige MacDonald had 6 points and 12 rebounds.
Brittany Rinker led the Braves with 13 points and Alexis Nowicki chipped in 11 points.
Prattsburgh 67, Campbell-Savona 18
CAMPBELL-SAVONA - Prattsburgh traveled to Campbell-Savona on Wednesday and came away with a 67-18 victory.
The Viking held the Panthers to just four points in the first half, while scoring 33 in that stretch led by Lauren Robbins and Lucia D’Arpino who each netted nine points.
Robbins added six more points as the Vikings piled it on, leading 55-10 after three quarters.
Kayla Barron and Hailey Soporowski finished with four points for Campbell-Savona.
Robbins registered a double-double for the Vikings, scoring 17 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. D’Arpino added 13 points and Hanah Wijkamp posted 11 points.
Prattsburgh improves to 15-1 with the win.
SCAA boys basketball
Bradford 65, Hammondsport 43
BRADFORD - The Bradford Braves took down the Hammondsport Lakers 65-43 on the Braves senior night on Tuesday.
High scorers for Hammondsport were Parker Watson with 16 points and Brayden Whitcomb with 12 points and eight rebounds.
Steven Spina led Bradford with 18 points, including four 3-pointers while Nate Barber had 14 points and Ben Lucas netted 13 points.
"We had a great defensive effort tonight," Bradford head coach Mark LaBarr said.
Hammondsport will host Arkport-Canaseraga on Friday.