Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports.
What to watch for Monday
1. Girls basketball - Lake Shore at Fredonia, 7:30 p.m.
For the second year in a row, Lake Shore and Fredonia open up their seasons against one another. Lake Shore won last year and beat the Hillbillies again in January. Both teams figure to be contenders again come playoff time.
The Eagles, who were 20-2 last year and won the Section VI Class A title two years ago, are led by third-year sophomores Tashawni and Noelani Cornfield.
Fredonia went to the Class B state semifinals last year. It lost standout sisters Hannah and Caitlin Cybart to graduation but do return second-leading scorer Katie Price.
2. Girls basketball - Jamestown at Panama, 7:30 p.m.
Panama, one of the smallest schools in Section VI, hosts Jamestown, one of the largest.
The Panthers made it to the Class D state final again last season, where it lost to Section X's Heuvelton for the second straight time. Sophomore Natalie Angeletti was fourth team All-Western New York last season.
The Red Raiders lost to Panama last year, 63-57. They're looking to build on a 9-13 season that ended with a loss to eventual Section VI Class AA champ Clarence. Third-year junior Allison Stockwell is the top scorer returning.
3. Girls hockey - Kenmore/Grand Island vs. Monsignor Martin, 4:30 p.m. at Riverworks
The lone girls hockey game of the day features Kenmore/Grand Island and Monsignor Martin at the open-air rink at Riverworks.
Monsignor Martin is 2-0 with wins over Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew and Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park. Kayla Blas and Gracee Donovan each have three goals this season.
Ken/GI is 0-3 with three close losses by a combined five goals. Nina Stockman and Kaylynn Savoy each have two goals and Abigail Blair has three assists.
- Girls basketball: Mount St. Mary at Cheektowaga, 6:30 p.m.
- Girls basketball: Akron at Starpoint, 7 p.m.
- Boys hockey: Williamsville South vs. Kenmore West, 8 p.m. at HarborCenter
Today's schedule can be found at our high school scoreboard.
#PrepTalkLive updates: While we follow ALL the high school action via our Prep Talk team, we encourage YOU to also tweet updates from the games you are attending with the hashtag #PrepTalkLive attached.
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