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High School Extra (May 18): City Honors’ Weinmann is singles champion; Baseball seeds picked

Weinmann is singles champ

City Honors ninth-grader Madi Weinmann scored a 6-1 victory over MST Seneca junior Me Meh to claim the Dr. Bapst Series girls singles championship for Buffalo Public Schools.

Weinman lost in the finals as an eighth-grader last spring. In the girls doubles final, the Olmsted team of Lexi Reardon and Cassie Mogavro defeated Riverside’s Nyo My Ma Phyo and Gyu Ah Tee, 6-3. It was a rematch of last year’s final and the third city doubles crown for Reardon and Mogavro.

12 straight for Hutch-Tech

In Buffalo Public Schools track, the Hutch-Tech boys team claimed its 12th straight Scalp & Blade championship by finishing the season 14-0. Hutch-Tech’s Duane Robertson won the high jump at 6 feet, 1 inch, and captured the long jump at 19-2. The high jump height pushed Robertson into the top five in Section VI for the season. McKinley’s Keyon Johnson won the 100 meters in a top-five time of 11.1 and also won the 200 and long jump in the Macks’ tri-meet.

Canisius laxers win

Canisius claimed the Msgr. Martin Association regular-season boys lacrosse championship with a 14-7 victory over Timon-St. Jude. The Crusaders built a 9-2 halftime lead in finishing 7-1 in league. Junior Joe Cooley had a goal and four assists for the Crusaders, while senior Reid Martin had five goals.

Baseball seeds picked

Defending class champions Maryvale and Westfield earned No. 1 seeds for the Section VI baseball playoffs. Maryvale, Class B winner last year, is the top seed for the Class A2 bracket. City Honors, Class C champion last year, earned the No. 1 seed for the Class B1 bracket.

The other top seeds are: Lancaster (Class AA), Grand Island (Class A1), Fredonia (Class B2) and WNY Maritime (Class C). First-round games start Thursday. The finals in each class are May 28.

Lancaster is the No. 2-ranked large school in Western New York. The No. 2 seed in Class AA is Orchard Park, ranked fourth among large schools. No. 6 Grand Island and No. 7 Hamburg are on a collision course in the semifinals in Class A1. The No. 1-ranked small school, Olean, is the third seed in Class B1.

Cybart gets 2nd no-hitter

Junior Hannah Cybart pitched her second no-hitter of the season to lead Fredonia to a 1-0 victory over Nardin in a non-league softball game. Fredonia, the No. 3-ranked large school and the No. 1 seed in the Class B-2 playoffs, improved to 16-1.

Cybart was two hit batters away from a perfect game. In league play, she’s 10-0 with an 0.71 earned-run average. Cybart’s twin sister, Caitlyn, is Fredonia’s catcher. Katie Price scored the only run.