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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. Boys basketball - Canisius at Park, 6:30 p.m.

No. 6 large school Canisius (12-6, 6-3) looks for redemption when it heads to No. 3 large school Park (13-3, 7-2) in another big Monsignor Martin showdown.

Park scored the program's first win over the Crusaders in a 73-47 blowout at the Kennedy Fieldhouse on Jan. 10.

Park sophomore Noah Hutchins had a game-high 23 points, 17 coming in a first half that ended with the Pioneers ahead 37-25. Canisius held the margin with a 12-12 third quarter, but Park dominated the rest of the way with a 24-10 fourth quarter. Juniors Austin James and Jayce Johnson led Canisius that day with 13 points a piece.

2. Girls basketball - Ellicottville at Franklinville, 7:30 p.m.

No. 1 small school Franklinville (15-1, 7-0) and No. 7 small school Ellicottville (16-1, 6-1) renew their CCAA East II rivalry after the Panthers handed the Eagles their only loss of the season in a 50-34 win on Jan. 12.

Freshman phenom Danielle Haskell scored a game-high 23 points, 12 from beyond the arc, to lead the Panthers to the win.

Franklinville's defense limited Ellicottville's UB-bound senior Marissa Hamilton to 12 points, noticeably below her season average of 19 points per game.

3. Girls basketball - Olean at Fredonia, 7:30 p.m.

Keeping the theme of league rematches going, No. 10 large school Olean (13-3, 9-1) and No. 4 small school Fredonia (8-1) meet for first place in CCAA West I.

The Huskies led all the way in their 74-53 home win, which handed Fredonia its only league loss of the season. In fact, Sara Pfeiffer nearly outscored the Hillbillies all by herself. The sophomore exploded for 51 points, including eight three-pointers.

Olean's loss at Chautauqua Lake two weeks ago increased Fredonia's chances at a divisional crown. Senior Hannah Cybart, who averages a team-high 16.9 ppg, was held to 12 in the contest at Olean.

4. Girls basketball - Medina at Wilson, 6 p.m.

No. 6 small school Wilson (13-2, 9-1) welcomes No. 10 small school Medina (13-2, 6-1), the team that ended the Lakewomen's 62-game Niagara-Orleans League winning streak in early January.

With Roy-Hart's upset of the Mustangs last Thursday, the winner today looks to be in the driver's seat to a division championship.

The last game between these two teams was led most of the way by Medina. A 13-10 first quarter and a 19-12 second extended the lead to 32-22 at the half. A 20-11 third quarter in favor of Wilson brought the Lakewomen back to within one, but the Mustangs went on to outscore the defending league champs, 18-14, in the fourth to secure the 61-56 win.

Jene Brown led Medina with 22 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks, while Wilson's Rachel Senek scored a game-high 24.

5. Boys basketball - Lancaster at Jamestown, 7:30 p.m.

No. 10 large school Jamestown (10-5, 8-0) hosts honorable mention large school Lancaster (10-6, 8-0) in a battle between unbeaten ECIC I leaders. The teams turn around and play each other again next Monday in what could ultimately be for the division title.

Jamestown's led by returning All-WNY third teamer James Rojas, who leads the team in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks. Lancaster's leading scorer is three-sport star LG Castillo, who averages 13.3 ppg.

Honor Roll
- Boys basketball: Niagara Falls at Grand Island, 6:30 p.m.
- Boys basketball: Cheektowaga at Kenmore West, 6:30 p.m.
- Boys basketball: Wilson at Medina, 6:30 p.m.
- Girls basketball: Frontier at Lancaster, 7:30 p.m.
- Girls basketball: Hamburg at Williamsville South, 7:30 p.m.

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

Power 10: Miguel Rodriguez ranks the best of the scholastic winter season

High School Extra (Feb. 7): Kenmore/Grand Island upsets No. 1 seed in girls hockey playoffs, plus much more

High school standings, polls and leaders (Feb. 7)

High school scores & schedules (Feb. 7)

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After school

- As always, we'll monitor today's action in our #PrepTalkLive post

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