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High School Extra: Akron ends long Roy-Hart swimming win streak

Akron ended Roy-Hart's 12-year winning streak in boys swimming Tuesday, defeating the visiting Rams, 87-83.

Roy-Hart, under coach Bruce Matthews, last lost a dual meet in 2006 and has won 12 straight Niagara-Orleans League championships and more than 150 meets in a row.

Coach Mark Fragale's Tigers clinched the victory with a second-place finish in the final event, the 400 freestyle relay. It was 83-73 going into the finale. Andrew Buyea won the 200 and 500 freestyle events for the Tigers.

The Akron girls also won, edging oy-Hart, 86-84, by winning the final relay. The quartet of Leslie Cramer, Morgan Harris, Mindy Doktor and Madison Harris) won it for the Tigers in 4:09.24 after the teams were tied at 78 going into the race.

Madison Harris also won the 200 and 500 freestyle events.

City Honors freshman scores 37

Freshman Kyra Wood scored 37 points, which may be a City Honors girls single game scoriing record, in the Centaurs' 53-39 victory at Emerson.

Wood, who played for Honors as an eighth-grader last year, has grown an inch to 6-1.

"Last year she was probably the best player on the team, " said City Honors coach Andrew Krause. "Her development from last year in unbelievable and she was good last year. Every time she gests the ball she makes a great basketball move to the hoop. She can handle the ball and do it all for a ninth-grader."

Wood had 10 points in the opening quarter, eight each in the next two periods and 11 in the fourth. She made 5 of 11 free throws, took in 12 rebounds and had five blocked shots.

Krause wasn't certain whether Wood's 37 was a City Honors record or not. "This is my fourth season," Krause said "and I never had a girls put up 37 points before."

The Centaurs star, had to duel with Emerson's top player, 5-11 junior Shinnel Sharp, who had 17 points.

It was the second Canisius Cup victory in two starts for the Centaurs, who are 3-0 overall.

East found a "burst of energy" in the fourth quarter and pulled away from Hutch-Tech for a 69-58 victory over the host Engineers for their second straight Yale Cup boys basketball victory and fourth overall.

East rally in fourth to top Hutch-Tech

Willard Anderson led the Panthers with 25 points while Justin Allen had 19 points and Waunya Shaw had 17.

"We were a little sluggish after playing Saturday and Sunday but Anderson picked it up a notch in the fourth quarter. We got to the fourth quarter and found a burst of energy put the press back on and kind of took their momentum away. Hutch brought it to us for three quarters."

The Engineers led, 36-33, at the halfl and East led by only 54-52 going into the final period until the Panthers found their defensive intensity.

Next for East is a big road game at Yale Cup League I rival McKinley on Friday.

McKinley lost at Middle Early College, 65-55.

West Seneca West's Juston Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and had 10 assists in a 92-51 ECIC I win over Lancaster.

Kenmore East's Wieworski bowls 300 game

Kobi Wieworski, a sophomore at Kenmore East, bowled a 300 game in his 636 series in a Niagara Frontier League boys bowling match in a 5-2 loss to Lew-Port at the Lewiston Events Center.

It was the first career 300 for Wieworski who started his series with 153 and 183.

"He was very consistent, all pocket hits," said Kenmore East's first-year coach Todd Marquardt. "He's one of my captains and team leaders. There was a lot of excitement the building."

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