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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 volleyball - Clarence at Lancaster, 6 p.m.

No. 2 large school Clarence and No. 3 Lancaster meet in an ECIC II showdown.

The Red Devils are coming off a win at its own tournament Saturday, when they swept Lockport in the final. Jaide Cummings won MVP, while Leah Victor and Lindsey Leipold earned a spot on the all-tournament team.

The Legends lost a close four-set match at Clarence on Sept. 8. The trio of Julia Kurowski, Katie Becht and Kate Kozak are a few of the top players on the Class AA contender.

2. Girls soccer - Williamsville East at Hamburg, 5 p.m.

After No. 3 large school Williamsville East (10-0, 8-0) won a 1-0 game against No. 6 Hamburg (8-1, 6-1) at home last Wednesday, the Flames visit the Bulldogs for an ECIC II rematch.

Both teams are led offensively by freshmen. Hamburg's top offensive threat is Eve Bierl, who has nine goals and three assists on the year. East's Bella Buscaglia has 11 goals and four assists. Flames senior Tess Ford also has 10 goals and seven assists.

3. Field hockey - Akron at Barker, 4:45 p.m.

No. 3 Akron (7-0) visits No. 7 Barker (6-1) in the newest edition of this Niagara-Orleans League rivalry. The Tigers won, 2-1, at home against the Raiders on Sept. 7

Led by senior Abby Stone (12 goals, three assists), Akron is one of two undefeated teams left in Section VI. The Tigers started last year winning 14 straight games before losing to Barker in the Class C final, 1-0.

Katrina Clare (seven goals) and Ciara Gregoire (five goals) lead the Raiders in goals this season.

4. Boys soccer - Tonawanda at Lackawanna, 4:30 p.m.

No. 2 small school Lackawanna (10-2, 7-0) hosts No. 7 Tonawanda (9-4-1, 5-3) in an ECIC IV matchup.

The Steelers are outscoring opponents 42-7 on the season, including 30-3 in the league. Abdulhamid Albaneh has a team-high 15 goals, and Jabreel Almontaser leads the team in points with 13 goals and 10 assists.

The Warriors had their five-game winning streak snapped in a 4-2 loss to Alden last Tuesday but came back with a 2-1 win against Depew yesterday. Aaron Holler scored both goals, pushing his total to a team-high 16.

5. Girls soccer - Maple Grove at Southwestern, 7 p.m.

No. 1 small school Maple Grove (13-0, 7-0) heads to No. 3 Southwestern (10-2, 5-2) for a CCAA West battle.

The Red Dragons beat Southwestern, 2-1, on Sept. 14. Senior Adrianna Carlson (23 goals, seven assists) and junior Clare Crossley (13 goals, 13 assists) are the top players offensively for last year's Class D champs.

The Trojans lost their first game of the season on Sept. 14 and also lost to Olean, 3-2, last Tuesday. Karen Johnson (17 goals) and Kylie Brown (nine goals, nine assists) lead the way on offense.

Honor roll
- Girls soccer: Akron at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
- Girls soccer: Grand Island at Lew-Port, 7 p.m.
- Girls volleyball: Kenmore West at Kenmore East, 5 p.m.
- Girls volleyball: Orchard Park at Frontier, 6 p.m.
- Girls volleyball: Williamsville South at Hamburg, 6:30 p.m.
- Girls volleyball: Alden at Eden, 6:30 p.m.
- Girls swimming: Nardin vs. Sacred Heart, 5:45 p.m. at Buffalo State
- Boys golf: Niagara-Orleans Championships at Willowbrook Golf Course

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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