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Homeroom Announcements: Tuesday's big games & more

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 Tuesday

1. Girls basketball - Sacred Heart at Lake Shore, 6:30 p.m.

Two of the top large schools and overall teams in Western New York square off in a public-private matchup.

Lake Shore won a 54-39 game yesterday at Fredonia, a top small school. Sophie Snyder (22 points) and Noelani Cornfield (20) combined for all but 12 of those points.

Sacred Heart returns two top players in Elon basketball commit Micaela Ryan and junior Jennifer Grimm. The Sharks lost their opener to Section V's Penfield, 59-42.

2. Girls basketball - Orchard Park at Clarence, 7:30 p.m.

Defending Class AA champ Clarence opens its season with an ECIC I battle against Orchard Park.

The Red Devils return two of the top post players in the area in Ella Rose Eckert and Carly Reynolds, who's committed to Central Connecticut State.

The Quakers were devastated by injuries last year but appear to be healthy. They're led by Sam Fischer and Danielle Hore. OP is 2-0 with wins over Kenmore East and Nardin.

3. Girls hockey - Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park vs. Williamsville, 4 p.m.

Williamsville hosts FLOP at Northtown Center Feature Rink in the top girls hockey game today.

Williamsville (3-1) has won two straight since losing to Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence on Nov. 21. They have a dynamic duo in Holly Schmelzer (four goals, six assists) and Jenna Woods (six goals, one assist).

FLOP (2-1) opened up with two wins but lost a close 4-3 game to Monsignor Martin last Thursday. Three players have at least four points: Gabby DeMeo (two goals, three assists), Brooke Becker (three goals, one assist) and Emily Kromer (two goals, two assists).

4. Boys basketball - Amherst at Maryvale, 7:30 p.m.

Mark Kensy and the Flyers host his son, Chris Kensy, and the Tigers.

It's the first game of the year for Maryvale, which is led by Ray Blackwell. He's in his fourth season on the varsity squad.

Amherst graduated a lot of production from last year, so it'll count on sophomore Daesean Ashley. He was a solid sixth man off the bench as a freshman.

Honor roll
- Girls basketball - Williamsville East at Williamsville North, 7:30 p.m.
- Girls basketball - Hamburg at Williamsville South, 7:30 p.m.
- Girls hockey - Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence vs. Kenmore/Grand Island, 7:40 p.m. at Lincoln Ice Arena

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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Monday's roundup

Nichols forward Katy Knoll named to U.S. Under-18 Women's National Hockey Team

East Aurora's Schiltz named to 2017 All-America boys soccer team

Allegany-Limestone's Molly McClelland named Class C state girls soccer Player of the Year

St. Mary's names John Opfer sports performance director

High School Extra: Unsung heroes help Starpoint girls win

High school scores & schedules (Dec. 5)

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